Deep Dive Chats
Deep Dive ChatsJun 08, 2021
IMCD Digital Transformation: Embracing the Challenges of Tomorrow!
At IMCD, we are at our best when customers come to us with a challenge and we are able to help create a solution they might never have imagined. The digital revolution offers an incredible opportunity to make meaningful progress while nourishing growth, but many companies are afraid of what can seem like a complex, insurmountable task. In today’s podcast episode, we ask our experts to explain where IMCD is benefiting from digital transformation, and provide advice on how companies can identify the right digital approaches for their business.
Innovation in Chemical Distribution – Co-Creating to Deliver Tomorrow’s Solutions
Innovation is an important growth enabler for the chemicals industry, but is equally difficult to master, throwing up unique challenges for manufacturers and distributors across a variety of end markets. We ask our experts to offer some guidance for companies who find themselves facing roadblocks, while also sharing their insights on how IMCD continually innovates to add even more value as a partner. At the heart of innovation lies co-creation, and today our podcast guests shed light on how that makes a real difference to our customers.
Sustainability in Chemical Distribution – Helping to Create a Bright Tomorrow
What’s growth if it isn’t sustainable? At IMCD, we’re determined to grow in a way that protects and nourishes our planet and communities. That’s what will cement our position as a distributor of choice for forward-thinking manufacturers around the world. In this episode, we asked our team of experts to consider the ways that sustainable approaches are set to evolve over the coming decade. We explore the opportunities this creates as we discuss what matters most to change-making, mobilised consumers.
Talent management in the speciality chemicals industry - IMCD's got talent
People are the passion – and therefore the driving force – behind any business, as we at IMCD well know. Over 25 years of value creation, talent acquisition and making new people feel welcome has always been an essential part of our growth. In this episode of our podcast series, we’ll be asking our expert guests: what kind of talent does a global speciality chemicals distributor need? And what makes IMCD the kind of place where talented individuals can succeed and ultimately build a career?
Conscious living by IMCD Food & Nutrition
Shoppers are increasingly aware of the social and environmental impact of their purchases and, for many ethically-minded consumers, plant-based products tick a lot of boxes. As flexitarian, vegetarian and vegan diets hit the mainstream, there is a growing need for formulation support to overcome the challenges associated with replacing staples like egg in a recipe.
Growth Pillars: The IMCD Recipe for Success
Successful growth requires a multi-faceted approach. As a leading global speciality chemicals distributor with 25 years of experience, IMCD has a multi-faceted approach for enabling growth. We ask each of our expert guests how they approach growth and especially acquisition. What’s a healthy split between acquisition and organic growth, and what needs to be considered when integrating newly acquired companies? What is the best way to go about unifying people behind a common goal and culture?
New Food Adventures by IMCD Food & Nutrition
In the wake of COVID-19, consumers may have more time to devote to cooking, eating and exploring food – and are going online for inspiration. Categories are fusing and this adds a whole new dimension to the eating experience – with as many as 87% of people in India saying that they love to experiment with new food concepts. Consumers want food to be ‘fun’, but that doesn’t mean unsophisticated as they search for high-end, premium options with natural flavours and interesting texture profiles.
Healthy Inside Out by IMCD Food & Nutrition
Today’s consumers are more health-conscious than ever, but for many it’s a challenge to maintain a healthy lifestyle while juggling work, family and social life. Globally, 74% of consumers have taken proactive steps to improve their health and wellness over the past year. From dietary fibres to plant-based proteins, people are on the lookout for convenient ways to fit more optimal nutrition into their busy schedules.