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Xperimania V : industry representatives and students from 21 schools discuss the topic “Chemistry is all about you”

The first Xperimania chat in collaboration with inGenious took place on Thursday 25 October 2012. This chat dealt with the topic “Chemistry is all about you” which was inspired by the issues that were addressed in the EPCA film “Chemistry: … Continue reading

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2012 EPCA’s Annual Meeting “Talent and Technology : Drivers of Innovation in the Chemical Industry”

Around 2600 executives from the global chemical business community gathered in Budapest from October 6 to 10, 2012 for the EPCA Annual Meeting. This year’s Meeting focused on the issue of talent and technology in the chemical and logistics industries. … Continue reading

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Kids run in Budapest : 5 Hungarian schools are awarded by Lord Coe in presence of Hungarian Secretary of State Dr. Rozsa Hoffmann

On the occasion of the 46th Annual Meeting in Budapest, EPCA signed up as one of the main sponsors of the children’s run for the Budapest International Marathon on 7 October 2012. Around 4000 students of 82 schools participated in … Continue reading

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EPCA and APPE launch a new educational initiative : Xperimania V “TALK2US”

What is Xperimania V “TALK2US” : –          Joint EPCA – APPE (Association of Petrochemicals Producers in Europe) initiative –          Part of the successful Xperimania series that focus on industry – school dialogue and exchange of information / learning –          Four … Continue reading

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EPCA : Partner to the Budapest marathon – 7 October 2012

EPCA is an official partner of the 27th Spar Budapest Marathon taking place on Sunday 7 October. This partnership will take the form of a special promotional campaign focused on the “kids run” that EPCA will sponsor and that will … Continue reading

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Building resilient supply chains : how to implement responsive and flexible supply chains for the chemical industry in a pro-competitive way

1/ How to cope with turbulance, uncertainy & volatility Managing resilient supply chains implies companies need to manage their vulnerability, a combination of the likelihood of a disruption of their business processes and its potential severity. Resilient companies’ supply chains … Continue reading

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Global and more complex supply chains, new technology, transparency and openness in chemical supply chains

In 2011 the EPCA Supply Chain Program Committee has launched three different supply chain working groups for the chemical industry, in line with the EPCA supply chain strategy and following the conclusions of the round table discussions of the EPCA Supply Chain … Continue reading

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Several Awards for EPCA/UNESCO/IUPAC film “Chemistry : All About You”

The EPCA/UNESCO/IUPAC film “Chemistry : All About You” received worldwide acclaim and recognition !  On 17 April 2012, the film won a Gold Word Medal for Best PR film by the New York Festivals Awards. The film also received two IVCA … Continue reading

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EPCA – new partner in the inGenious project

EPCA has become an Associate Partner of the ECB – inGenious project. The European Coordinating Body in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) Education – brings together major European Industries, Ministries of Education and national platforms to increase young people’s … Continue reading

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Resilient Supply Chains : Practical Recommendations to Implement Responsible and Flexible Supply Chains for the Chemical Industry

On 14 and 15 May 2012, EPCA will organize its third interactive workshop dedicated to Building Resilient Supply Chains. The workshop will take place at the InterContinental Hotel in Frankfurt, Germany. It will start with a networking lunch from 12h00 … Continue reading

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