Defining the Manufacturing Operations Management in Chemicals & Process Industries

March 19 – 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 decision makers from the chemical industry, who are responsible for the business strategy, production & operations in their organizations. 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!

Until the most interactive and senior level chemical manufacturing event in Europe starts!

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Key topics 2017

Business & Strategy Sessions

  • How to prepare the organization for the upcoming transformation implicated by 4.0? How to create radical innovative business models? How to create new sets of Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) and how to change organizational forms?
  • How to align new company plants with the old plants in M&A transactions?
  • How to increasing capacity quickly? Plant de-bottlenecking without capital expenditure
  • How much standardization between the plants is necessary vs. how much flexibility do we need to be time to market with our products?
  • What are the challenges in organizing efficient & risk based supply chains in complex and fast changing business environments & volatile markets?
  • How to achieve true business performance excellence with operational agility?
  • How is process simulation driving performance? And how to provide necessary insights to increase plant efficiency with new solutions in reliability and maintenance?

Technical Sessions

  • Industry 4.0 – the next big thing for chemical manufacturing? And is Industry 4.0 the link between process-world and business data providing the desired transparency and enabling to identify new correlation between both worlds?
  • Optimizing Process Manufacturing – What are the technical & business challenges for advanced process control & MES Integration in the chemical industry?
  • Standardization in the field of automation: Heaven or Hell?
  • What are business- & use cases for big data analysis & predictive techniques – and how to turn manufacturing data into strategic knowledge?
  • How to leverage automation to develop workers ability to achieve what has not been done yet?
  • What are the advantages of Open Process Automation (OPA) and which specifications and standards for an, open, secure, and interoperable process control architecture do you need?

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The Global ManuChem Sessions

Icebreaker Sessions

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

Challenge your Peers

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

Training Session

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

Tweetback & Connect

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.


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

Panel Discussion

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

Live Tech Take

Delegates and solution providers have the chance to actively participate in product and service demos on the expo floor.

Networking Dinner

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

World Café Session

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

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