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CHEManager International | Distribution & Logistics, Volume 1, April 2017

Chemical Distribution 4.0 – Digitalization of the Chemical Supply Chain is both a Challenge and a Possibility

The digitalization of the chemical distribution industry seems to be a big step for a sector which is both mature and conservative. But, as Neville Prior, president of the European Association of Chemical Distributors (FECC) writes in his feature on page 14: “the chemical distribution market is ready for this digital age and [the sector] is increasingly looking to digital technologies as a way to better access customers.” ...

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CHEManager International | Distribution & Logistics, Volume 1, June 2016

Innovation Matters – Distributors Define their Role as Innovator in the Global Chemical Value Chain

Globalization and digitalization and the increasing requirements of their customers and their principals pose a variety of challenges on chemical distributors. Constant innovation seems to be the only means to face these challenges. The European Association of Chemical Distributors, FECC, has chosen the theme “Inspiring Innovation in a Global Economy” for their Annual Congress 2016, to be held in Istanbul in early June. ...

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EC European Coatings Show Daily 3 - 23 April 2015

Rallying for success - Harke and Kaneka show racing cars built by university students

Feel like a Formula One racer at the Harke Chemicals stand in hall 4. stand 4-353. Here, you can take a seat in the litis 14 racing car build by students from the HTWG Kontanz. It is part of an international competition in which over soo teams from universities from all over the world run against each other in cars they have contructed and assembled on their own.

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FECC Newsletter - March/April 2015

Omni-Chem136, LLC Announces HARKE GROUP as New European Member

Omni-Chem136, LLC the world’s largest alliance of regional independent chemical distributors with 18 member companies, more than 145 facilities and $3.0 B of combined sales announces that HARKE GROUP of Germany, a leading chemical distributor and a wholly owned private company, has joined the alliance effective February 1, 2015.

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FECC Newsletter - June/July 2014

Revolutionary new active ingredients – HARKE Chemicals and EGgroup enter into cooperation

The German HARKE Chemicals GmbH and the Spanish EGgroup will start a close cooperation in May 2014. The focus of the cooperation is on the distribution in Germany of new, revolutionary active ingredients that are obtained from the Spanish Olive. The completely new substances are characterized by a high content of actives; its effectiveness has been scientifically proven. The active substances of the series oliveactive, which ...

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FECC Newsletter - June/July 2014

Fecc elects new members and officials to the Board of Directors

At the General Assembly Meeting of the European Association of Chemical Distributors (Fecc), THE voice of the European chemical distribution industry on 26 May, 2014 in Rome, Fecc members unanimously elected Chairman of the Cornelius Group Neville Prior, as its new president Dr. Prior succeeds Mr. Edgar E. Nordmann, Managing Partner of Nordmann Rassmann. At the same time Mr. François-Xavier Du Passage representing the French ...

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CHEManager Distribution & Logistics - 1, Volume 2, May 2014

Growth Opportunities in Distribution

Growth is the dominant topic in this edition of “CHEManager Distribution & Logistics”. On the previous pages, our authors discussed the market situation, challenges and opportunities for the chemical distribution industry. Now it is time to ask the distributors themselves. Our expert Dr. Birgit Megges, editor Distribution, asked industry specialists and company spokespersons about their opinion.

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FECC Newsletter - June 2013

HARKE Group took over Sepulchre Chemical Distribution

HARKE Group GmbH took over 100 % of the shares of Sepulchre Chemical Distribution S. A. As a distributor of chemical products in Belgium and the Benelux since 1932, Sepulchre is one of the oldest partners of the Central European Chemical Industry. It has been operating in Hungary, Poland, Romania and other countries in Eastern Europe since 1964. The company’s head office is located in Genval, Belgium.

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FECC Newsletter - June 2013

Fecc Annual Congress Special Report - Distribution: driving innovation in the supply chain

Chemical distributors provide a variety of services to a wide range of industries. The very popular session on marketing and communications, showed how companies can use the new tools to reach their diverse clients. Using different communications channels will help distributors deliver new customer value. The key message from the panellist was for businesses to focus on their customers, if they don’t someone else will.

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CHEManager: Insert Distribution & Logistics, May 2013

Statement on the subject: Legislations - Effects of REACH, CLP and GDP on the Chemical Distribution Business

Thorsten Harke, President HARKE Group: Whereas we do neither see a great positive nor negative effect of GDP for our business, the effects of CLP will already be more on the negative side. Besides for the additional efforts for relabeling of products and revising safety data sheets, this is also due to the partial upgrading of products ...

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CHEManager Europe online: April 24th, 2013

Statement on the subject: Legislations - Effects of REACH, CLP and GDP on the Chemical Distribution Business

Thorsten Harke, President HARKE Group: Whereas we do neither see a great positive nor negative effect of GDP for our business, the effects of CLP will already be more on the negative side. Besides for the additional efforts for relabeling of products and revising safety data sheets, this is also due to the partial upgrading of products ...

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FECC Newsletter - December 2012

HARKE Group presents its annual Christmas donation 5,000 euros for the Sahel

HARKE Group presents its annual Christmas donation to the people suffering from the drought in the Sahel. HARKE Group donates 5,000 euros to the Deutsche Welthungerhilfe for several projects in Sahel zone in Africa. By donating the Deutsche Welthungerhilfe provides the victims of this natural disaster with food and seed ...

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FECC Newsletter - May 2012

Fecc welcomes two new company representatives to the Board

At the Company Members Meeting celebrated in the frame of the Fecc Annual Congress, two new company representatives to the Fecc Board where elected.

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FECC Newsletter - March 2012

H3i 2012 in Birmingham: HARKE Chemicals reports positive results

Thorsten Pohl from HARKE Chemicals GmbH, Germany, takes stock of the participation of his business unit Clean & Personal Care at the H3i in Birmingham: "We are very content both with our presentation during the trade fair as also with the discussions and meetings we had at our booth", the senior product manager said. The fair H3i (Household, lndustrial and lnstitutional lngredients), which took place for the first time in ...

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FECC Newsletter - September 2010

Harke Chemicals expands its sales activity for Rhodia and is going to be the new distribution partner for McIntyre surfactants

In addition to the existing product portfolio of Rhodia Novecare, Harke Chemicals GmbH is going to take over the distribution of McIntyre surfactants for the sales area Germany and Austria.

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Racer and DTM tickets at Harke Chemicals booth

In addition to a lottery, which is going to reward a lucky participant with tickets for stand and paddock at the DTM race at the Hockenheimring race course, Harke Chemicals will be exhibiting a genuine racer as headturner on their booth this year.

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Harke Chemicals sponsors Bodensee Racing Team

The Bodensee Racing Team, or in short BRT, is sponsored amongst others by Harke Chemicals this year. It is one of the teams that takes part in this year’s Formula Student, a competition where students from all over the world compete against each other in self-constructed racing cars.

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Newsletter FECC Jul 2009

Thorsten Harke elected into VCH Board of Directors

Thorsten Harke, owner of Harke Group, Vice President of the FECC Board and member of the FECC Executive Committee, has been elected into the Board of Directors of the German National Association Verband Chemiehandel (VCH).

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Newsletter FECC Jul 2009

ICCTA

The International Council of Chemical Trade Associations met in the morning of the 22nd of June. Delegates came from the USA, China, Brazil, Mexico and all over Europe.

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