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Title Fine chemicals : the industry and the business / edited by Peter Pollak
Edition Second edition
Published Hoboken, N.J. : J. Wiley & Sons, [2011]
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Description 1 online resource (280 pages)
Contents Frontmatter -- Color Plates -- The Industry. What Fine Chemicals are -- The Fine Chemical Industry -- Products -- Technologies -- Facilities and Plants -- Research and Development -- Cost Calculation -- Management Aspects -- Bibliography -- The Business. Market Size and Structure -- The Business Condition -- Customer Base -- Marketing -- Bibliography -- Outlook. General Trends and Growth Drivers -- Globalization -- Biotechnology -- Ethical Pharmaceutical Industry -- Generics -- Other Life Science Industries -- Contract Research Organizations -- Conclusion: Who is Fittest for the Future? -- Bibliography -- Abbreviations -- Appendices. A.1: Information Sources/Life Sciences -- A.2: Checklist for New Product Evaluation -- A.3: Project Schedule, Custom Manufacturing Project -- A.4: Company Scorecard -- A.5: Job Description for Business Development Manager -- A.6: Checklist for the Selection of Outsourcing Partners -- A.7: Checklist for the Manufacture of Nonregulated (or Basic GMP) Fine Chemicals -- A.8: Checklist for Customer Visit -- A.9: Outline for a Company Presentation -- A.10: Overseas Expansion of Indian Pharma and Fine Chemical Companies -- A.11: Asian Expansion of Western Fine Chemical Companies -- Index
Summary A second, revised edition, which takes into consideration the developments in the field since the first edition was written, including substantial updating of facts and figures and other content, like a discussion of the offer / demand balance for fine chemicals. This book is a comprehensive reference on one of the most exciting and challenging segments of the modern chemical industry, and a practical guide for developing and succeeding in the multibillion fine chemicals business. The book is divided into three parts: 1. The Fine Chemicals Industry - definitions, products, technologies, facili
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Chemical engineering.
Chemical industry.
Form Electronic book
Author Pollak, Peter, 1934-
LC no. 2010033575
ISBN 0470946393 (electronic bk.)
0470946407 (electronic bk.)
1283716704 (MyiLibrary)
9780470946398 (electronic bk.)
9780470946404 (electronic bk.)
9781283716703 (MyiLibrary)