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Maine Pointe Featured Panelist: Petrochemical firms preparing for recovery


View the article in Plastics News here.

Maine Pointe's Mark Montanari served on a recent webinar panel hosted by Petrochemicals Update and Reuters News. The panel included executives from BASF Corp. and Saudi Basic Industries Corp (SABIC) discussing the short – long term impact on the North American petrochemical supply chain industry. As the petrochemicals industry moves into recovery mode from COVID-19, Mark said firms will look at who their right #supplychain partners are. "They might create new partners if they think the old ones are too risky," he said. "They'll rethink relations across the value chain."With supply chains coming under greater scrutiny, transforming the supply chain into a tool for creating shareholder value is an art form that extends its scope and transforms it digitally. The presence of a hyperconnected global supply chain – along with unexpected risks like the global pandemic – have pushed the CFO’s office into a much more strategic role.

 

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Chemical Logistics: The Price of Success

Along with low-cost feedstock, the U.S. chemical industry benefits from the strength of the general economy, which is driving greater demand for plastics and many other products made from chemicals. "We've seen a sustained upward trend that has continued to build steadily and progressively," says Mark Montanari, vice president, chemical and oil and gas at Boston-based consulting firm Maine Pointe.

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