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Chemical Industry Veterans Launch Digital Startup ChemVM Technologies

3 min read time
January 21, 2021

 

NEWS RELEASE: Founders See Chemical Industry at the Tipping Point of Digital Transformation

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3-Min Video: See How Dynamic Matching Works

1 min read time
January 19, 2021

 

In this short video, ChemVM Chief Information Officer, Dave Coie, demonstrates the newly-released automated matching feature his team has been developing for the past several months. Dave starts with an already-entered chemical project in which the customer has specified the need for blending, packaging and related services. He then shows the dynamically-created list of suppliers the system has matched to the customer's project that meet the specified services and location criteria. 

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The digital tidal wave is coming. Are you ready? (Part 2)

6 min read time
September 15, 2020

In Part 1 of this story, I noted that while the way we, as consumers, buy books and groceries to how we rent lodging or find transportation has completely transformed, the buying process in the chemical industry has changed very little. However, in the four decades that I've worked in this industry, never have we faced greater change than now, and this dramatic digital transformation is happening due to three key drivers: Business, Technology and Societal. 

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The digital tidal wave is coming. Are you ready? (Part 1)

4 min read time
August 24, 2020

In my nearly forty years working in the chemical industry globally, there’s hardly been a time when I’ve seen our industry face greater change than right now. As consumers, the way we buy books and groceries to how we rent lodging or find transportation has completely transformed, giving us the ability to fill online shopping carts or order and track pickup and deliveries within minutes of ordering them. It amazes me that I can buy a $14 book from anywhere in the world on any device in seconds, and I can find out exactly where it is in real-time, and when it’s arrived, be sent a picture of the book at my front door.

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