Defining Manufacturing Operations Management in Chemicals & Process Industries

March 18 – 20, 2018 | Maritim proArte Hotel, Berlin, Germany

The calendar event for all chemical manufacturers in Europe

After a great event in 2017, the 7th annual Global ManuChem 2018 is coming back as the leading event for manufacturers in the chemical industry. It brings together over 150 production, SCM & engineering leaders who are responsible for process optimization, lean manufacturing and business strategy in their companies. Exchange your knowledge, share your insights and strengthen your capabilities in a unique interactive event format to be prepared for the upcoming challenges in the chemical industry!

Hundreds of chemical manufacturing projects and technology budgets under the same roof

Get involved at the event as a Business Partner. For our event partners it is a one-stop-shop opportunity to promote thought-leadership and get face-to-face with over 150 key prospects. Global ManuChem Strategies offers the best in class opportunity to introduce yourself as a thought leader to high-level professionals from the chemical industry.

1 Ticket – 2 events! Co-located with
7. ener.CON Europe 2018

Don’t miss out the unique chance to buy one ticket and get two conferences! Get a ticket for the Global ManuChem Strategies and visit sessions from the co-located 7th annual ener.CON Europe.

The ideal way to take advantage of everything we have to offer at the conference and customize your learning and networking experience.

The Global ManuChem Strategies SESSIONS

The 3-day event is a unique combination of…

Inspirational keynotes | Indutry case studies | Well moderated, interactive world café sessions | interactive Challenge your Peers | Icebreakers | Panel discussion

Be part of our exclusive platform that explores the business models, case studies, actions, and profitability and identify gaps that hide opportunities and business chances for your challenges.

We look forward to welcoming you in Berlin!

NEW in 2018

  • Global ManuChem Event App – Get the latest updates on the program, see who is at the conference and get connected smart and easy
  • Focussed exchange on latest trends and up to date projects – From the industry for the industry
  • Content news:
    • Digitalization and Human Centerd OPEX
    • Presentations on the use of AI and Blockchain
  • Co-located with ener.CON


Highlights in 2018


…not sponsors. Global ManuChem Strategies is a unique event in the business & technology world because of our relationship with our partners. Our aim is to support our partners to reach their targets and inspire innovation. This vision is shared by a select group of partners at our highest quality events with the most elite audience. Position your business as a thought leader at Global ManuChem Strategies. Join our 2018 partners today!

Position your business and introduce yourself as a thought leader to production-, plant-, & operations leaders.

Key topics 2018

  • Industry 4.0 – the next big thing for chemical manufacturing?
  • Maximizing your facilities: How to reduce production inefficiencies
  • Optimizing the link between marketing, R&D, production and supply chain
  • Big data analysis & predictive techniques
  • Why and how is cloud computing revolutionising the chemical Industry?
  • What are the possible applications of AI and learning networks in production control, analytics and prediction?
  • Blockchain Revolution: How Blockchain will transform transaction and visibility from the shop-floor to the global supply-chain
  • How to balance standardisation vs flexibility for production reporting systems across sites, region and company?
  • Moving towards Manufacturing Operations Management (MOM) models – ISA 95 and beyond
  • Increasing capacity quickly: Plant de-bottlenecking without capital expenditure
  • Strategy development and deployment tools/methods
  • Managing uncertainties in operations planning: Key variables and potential response strategies
  • Coping with volatile markets, breaking into emerging markets – How to mitigate risks?
  • What is the place of humans in an era of increased automation?
  • Team dynamics: creating high performance teams
  • Culture change/assessment, how to manage a re-structuring of an organization (communication, involvement etc.)

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It’s a Multi-touchpoint Concept

The most effective and most informal networking hub to reach a maximum of ROI ‒ personal dialogue, direct exchange and numerous opportunities to get meetings with top executives!


Round tables on the evening before the first conference day. The Icebreaker is a first informal networking.


Top speakers, trendsetters, evangelists and experts in the field share their personal experience.

World Café Session

Be part of several thematic conversation rounds with changing topics and team constellations.

Networking Dinner

Wind down, enjoy great food and drink in a relaxed atmosphere to absorb all the new stimulations from the day.

Tweetback & Comments

The unique interactive live feedback system! Note down your thoughts on comment cards which will be pinned on walls in the networking area for further discussion.

Challenge Your Peers

Parallel round table discussions offer the delegates the possibility to talk about their own challenges.

Panel Discussion

A moderated conversation where hand-picked industry experts discuss current and future issues from different perspectives.

Training Session

An environment that allows participants to be guided through specific topics from experts in small groups.



Our Event Series


Pharma TechOps 2017
Nov 30 – Dec 01, 2017
Maritim proArte Hotel Berlin, Germany


Industry of Things World
September 23 – 25, 2018
bcc Berlin Congress Center, Germany


Industry of Things World USA 2018
March 07 – 09, 2018
The Hilton San Diego Resort & Spa, San Diego, USA


ener.CON Europe 2018
March 18 – 20, 2018
Maritim proArte Hotel, Berlin, Germany


Pharma MES & Process Minds 2018
September 23 – 35,  2018
TITANIC Chaussee Berlin, Germany