Chemical Elements - Best Practice Sharing
24th May 2012 - Heath Business Park (3pm - 6pm)
The May Chemical Elements will see 4 of our winning companies from the 2012 Chemicals Northwest Awards speaking about their achievements which led them to win one of the award categories.
Rachael Bywater from John Hogg Technical Solutions (JHTS) the winners of the International Trade Award will be speaking about how JHTS has been exporting fuel dyes worldwide for 20+ years. The award recognised JHTS’s export model as an example to small to medium businesses, their commitment to changing markets, regulation and R&D. The fuel market is changing: global customers demand turn-key solutions to their problems and more sophisticated marking systems are required. JHTS's approach to winning new export business includes fulfilling all aspect of customer needs.
Byotrol were the Innovation Award winners, Trevor Francis will discuss the development of both the Byotrol Company and of its technology. Trevor will consider some of the key elements that Byotrol considers to be influential in the successful development of the company - from a good research programme with Manchester University (OMIC) and the role of finance to developing a successful marketing platform that leads to commercial contracts, some of the key aspects why Byotrol were the category winner. Finally the presentation will try to draw some lessons of what it got wrong on its journey so far.
Karl Shone from Multisol, the Corporate Social Responsibility winners, will talk about the programme Multisol have used to generate an interest in chemistry and the chemical sector, with local students, showing the connection between classroom learning and how real life chemistry is a part of everyday life. This included a series of plant tours to help change the perception of the chemical industry and show the level of involvement modern companies have with the Responsible Care programme.
Finally Martin Morlidge of ITAC, Innovations Technology Access Centre, will discuss their commitment to supporting world leading innovation,using a simple six step process to reduce costs, reduce capital spend and provide flexible access to laboratories, equipment and expertise. This overview will outline how I-TAC has done this successfully over the past 2 years and the successes that lead to the winning of the Chemicals North West Award for best service provider.Cost
Free to members of Chemicals Northwest
£50 + VAT to non-members
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