The US specialty chemicals industry is one of the most innovative industries in the world and has traditionally enjoyed a dominant role in the world market. Yet the current business environment is one of both challenge ad opportunity: economic uncertainty continues to worry investors even as the shale gas boom and its downstream implications excites them. USA Specialty Chemicals 2012, and Industry Exploration book from Global Business Reports, tracks the changing industry of the East Coast.
USA Specialty Chemicals 2012 includes exclusive interviews with over 40 leading figures in the industry, including executives in the Society of Chemical Manufacturers and Affiliates, BASF, Reichhold, National Association of Chemical Distributors and more. In addition, expert opinion articles from industry leaders, editorial articles from GBR’s on-the-ground journalist team and amalgamated quantitative information demonstrating economic and industry trends in the East Coast of the USA.
Areas covered include rules and reforms, with a discussion of the Toxic Substances Control Act, the business environment, a special report on the importance of shale gas, the US strength in research and development, the pharmaceutical sector and the service industry.