"Chemical products are an integral part of our everyday life" - This sentence one of the most versatile and comprehensive industry can best be described most accurately. The challenges are just as varied as the industry itself. They vary depending on the position of a company in the supply chain, product portfolio and cultural understanding.

Among the key sectors of the German chemical industry is particularly affected by changes in commodity prices - Energy costs represent about 15 percent of the value chain. At the same time arise from changes in the energy sector and new opportunities. With innovations in the lightweight materials, insulation materials and battery technologies, the industry can take advantage of new sales opportunities.