Subscribe to Blogs
View Sample

Chem.Insider Daily

Prosperity to Panic in 60 Seconds

May 7, 2010 7:49 am | Comments

Procter & Gamble is at the center of an investigation into yesterday’s market chaos, which caused all of our investments and 401(k)s to temporarily tank. It felt like the machines were taking over.

The Green Energy Rollercoaster

May 4, 2010 1:24 pm | Comments

Can wind farms and solar arrays replace offshore oil rigs?


What Are You Smoking?

May 4, 2010 5:54 am | Comments

Anti-smoking legislation in Australia will render cigarette marketing obsolete, as brand awareness will be nearly impossible with plain, logo-free packages.


Tobacco Battles Burning Out

May 3, 2010 5:45 am | Comments

Tobacco companies needs to spend less time fighting social and federal efforts and more time looking for ways to become a positive force in a growing health- and environmentally-conscious global marketplace.

We Are Under Attack

April 30, 2010 6:02 am | Comments

How do we rebuild our societal infrastructure to nourish the creators, inventors and entrepreneurs willing to take risks and create new products?

What's a Weekend?

April 28, 2010 5:35 am | Comments

How long can your company ask you to give up weekend after weekend and deny requested vacations days before it puts another body on the floor?

Innocent iPads Detained by Israeli Customs

April 26, 2010 1:11 pm | Comments

Israel’s roundabout way of taking a stance on wireless regulation standards reminds me of last year's PETA campaign to re-brand fish as "sea-kittens.”


3D Process Improvement

April 25, 2010 10:56 am | Comments

Once you clearly define the desired process improvement, you can develop strategies and deploy tools—such as three-dimensional plant modelling—that will help you achieve your goals.


INTERPHEX Vs. the Volcano

April 23, 2010 8:19 am | Comments

A bleak outlook for the pharmaceutical industry forced INTERPHEX attendees to focus on innovation and process efficiency while volcanic ash depleted the European contingent.

Catching Flies with Sodium Chloride

April 20, 2010 12:48 pm | by KAREN LANGHAUSER, Editor | Comments

As an adult, I thought I was finally free from meal-time oppression; however, apparently the Institute of Medicine is now filling in for everyone's mom.


In Your Hands

April 20, 2010 7:16 am | by CARRIE ELLIS, Editor | Comments

Feeling comfortable with who and where you are and who you want to be has more to do with everything than you think; but remember that your comfortability is in your hands.

The Price of Carbon: 27c Per Gallon

April 19, 2010 6:09 am | Comments

A $0.27 increase in the price of gasoline is not going to fly with U.S. consumers unless the money is spent wisely.


Why Don't More Small Midsize Manufacturers Export?

April 15, 2010 11:16 am | Comments

The Commerce Department has made increasing exports a top priority, and is offering an International Marketing Plan Workbook to help manufacturers.

A Productivity Improvement Gold Mine

April 14, 2010 5:41 am | Comments

A "routine" maintenance delay deserves the same scrutiny as a broken piston shaft that causes 61 hours of downtime.

Paychecks Over People

April 12, 2010 9:52 am | Comments

Whirlpool's CEO takes home a hefty $10.8 million salary while the company closes its Evansville, IN plant, putting 1,100 employees out of work.


You may login with either your assigned username or your e-mail address.
The password field is case sensitive.