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News Global Chemical Leasing Awards Ceremony 2021
20/09/2021

Global Chemical Leasing Awards Ceremony 2021
The recently concluded UNIDO's fifth edition of the Global Chemical Leasing Award Ceremony was a huge success. Fecc sponsored the Awards in two categories – Best Business Case and Women-Led I...
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11/08/2021

ICIS/Fecc podcast of 10 August 2021 on charting the global supply chain crisis
In this ICIS Think Tank podcast, chief news correspondent Tom Brown interviews Fecc Director General, Dorothee Arns as well as ICIS Insight Editor Nigel Davis and ICIS Senior Consultant Asia John...
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Joint Fecc/EU-OSHA webinar on the Healthy Workplaces Campaign 2020-22
16/07/2021

Joint Fecc/EU-OSHA webinar on the Healthy Workplaces Campaign 2020-22
On 24 June 2021, Fecc hosted a webinar on the EU-OSHA campaign, 'Lighten the Load'. The speaker, Brenda O’Brien, Manager of the Brussels Liaison Office at EU-OSHA, addressed the following 7 key poin...
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News Fecc Digital Day
08/07/2021

Fecc Digital Day
On 11 June 2021, Fecc hosted its first-ever Fecc Digital Day. With examples from the distribution sector, Fecc members showcased the unique contribution of chemical distributors in implementing the d...
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05/07/2021

Cefic European Responsible Care® Awards 2021: Deadline extended until 15 July 2021
  New deadline for the Cefic European Responsible Care® Awards 2021 : Submit your showcase by 15 July 2021! Each year, the Cefic Responsible Care® Awards recognise outstanding and innovative...
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News Warm welcome to our new Fecc member: Corcoran Group!
31/05/2021

Warm welcome to our new Fecc member: Corcoran Group!
Warm welcome to our new Fecc member: Corcoran Group! We are happy to have you on board! Corcoran Group is a distribution company, partnering with suppliers  and customers to resolve supply pro...
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News Fecc General Assembly Highlights
28/05/2021

Fecc General Assembly Highlights
On Thursday 20 May, Fecc hosted its annual general assembly via a digital format, following the cancellation of our annual congress due to the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic and travel restrictions. The...
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News CEO Roundtables co-hosted by Fecc and ICIS
14/05/2021

CEO Roundtables co-hosted by Fecc and ICIS
In light of the first-ever European Distribution Days, Fecc and ICIS hosted a successful series of events, from podcasts to CEO roundtables. To kickstart the week, ICIS invited Fecc Director Genera...
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News ICIS Special Edition in association with Fecc out now
07/05/2021

ICIS Special Edition in association with Fecc out now
We are pleased to inform you that the special edition of ICIS Chemical Business is now published and freely available online. In association with Fecc, it contains the ICIS Top 100 Chemical D...
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News Warm welcome to our new Fecc member: Lisam!
09/04/2021

Warm welcome to our new Fecc member: Lisam!
Warm welcome to our new Fecc member: Lisam! We are happy to have you on board! Founded in 1999, Lisam Systems is a global provider of Environmental, Health, and Safety (EH&S) compliance man...
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News
12/03/2021

ICIS TOP 100 CHEMICAL DISTRIBUTORS 2021
Fecc are delighted to co-host the popular ICIS Top 100 Distributors. ICIS is compiling the Top 100 Chemical Distributors ranking for the 7 May 2021 issue of ICIS Chemical Business - the most p...
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26/02/2021

Corporate LiveWire Global Awards Interview with Fecc President and Director General
Challenges & Opportunities - The current and future role of chemical distribution in Europe After being awarded "Chemical Association of the Year", we are delighted to share our interview f...
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News Warm welcome to our new Fecc member: Stort Chemicals!
17/02/2021

Warm welcome to our new Fecc member: Stort Chemicals!
A warm welcome to our new Fecc member: Stort Chemicals. We are delighted to have you on board! Stort Chemicals is a leading speciality chemical distributor for coatings, as well as flavour &am...
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News
11/02/2021

Fecc awarded Chemical Association of the Year 2020
We are excited and proud to announce that Fecc has been awarded Chemical Association of the Year 2020 by the Corporate LiveWire Global Awards for trade association excellence and outstanding service t...
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News Warm welcome to our new Fecc member: Greenlab Solutions!
09/02/2021

Warm welcome to our new Fecc member: Greenlab Solutions!
Warm welcome to our new Fecc member: Greenlab Solutions. We are happy to have you on board! Greenlab Solutions is a chemical distributor that manufactures chemical products in its headquarters...
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News IMPORTANT NOTICE: Fecc Annual Congress 2021 postponed to next year
03/02/2021

IMPORTANT NOTICE: Fecc Annual Congress 2021 postponed to next year
After careful consideration of the current COVID-19 situation and the uncertainties that remain for the coming months, the Fecc Board has made the decision to postpone our annual event to 2022 (exact...
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News Fecc to host circular economy session during EU Commission’s Industry Week 2021
01/02/2021

Fecc to host circular economy session during EU Commission’s Industry Week 2021
We are pleased to announce that Fecc´s application to host a distribution-specific session during the EU Industry Week 2021, which is organized by the EU Commission, has been accepted: In the aft...
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News A new Chemical Leasing book is available
29/01/2021

A new Chemical Leasing book is available
The new Chemical Leasing book is now available and accessible for free online! This publication is a collection of insights, best practices and real examples of how the private sector, society at l...
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News Warm welcome to our new Fecc member: Impratech!
20/01/2021

Warm welcome to our new Fecc member: Impratech!
Warm welcome to our new Fecc member: Impratech! We are happy to have you on board! Impratech is a software and business solution provider for distribution and manufacturing businesses across Eu...
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News Warm welcome to our new Fecc member: Selerant!
18/01/2021

Warm welcome to our new Fecc member: Selerant!
Warm welcome to our new Fecc member: Selerant! We are happy to have you on board! Selerant is a leading company in developing product lifecycle management PLM software and provides compliance...
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News Warm welcome to our new Fecc member: Pricefx!
14/01/2021

Warm welcome to our new Fecc member: Pricefx!
Warm welcome to our new Fecc member: Pricefx! We are happy to have you on board! Pricefx is a provider of full suite price management and CPQ SaaS solutions. You can find Pricefx on social medi...
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News ECHA: Clean tap water for all EU citizens
13/01/2021

ECHA: Clean tap water for all EU citizens
The revised Drinking Water Directive comes into effect on12 January. It aims to protect people, improve access to water and ensure uniform safety standards for industry. ECHA will support the Europ...
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News Warm welcome to our new Fecc member: Solevo Group!
12/01/2021

Warm welcome to our new Fecc member: Solevo Group!
Warm welcome to our new Fecc member: Solevo Group! We are happy to have you on board! The Solevo Group is a distributor of specialty chemicals and inputs for specific industrial and agricultura...
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News Fecc interviews: anniversary special part II
22/12/2020

Fecc interviews: anniversary special part II
Fecc anniversary special: interviews with Caldic - Alexander Wessels and Laurent Pasqualini This is the second part of a series of interviews with CEOs from member companies, which celebrate special...
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News
10/12/2020

EU-OSHA new video on how to prevent musculoskeletal disorders in the workplace
EU-OSHA has just published a new video in the framework of the new Healthy Workplaces Lighten the Load campaign 2020-2020, of which Fecc is an official partner. This campaign video will guide you...
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News Responsible Care Self-Assessment Webtool launched
09/12/2020

Responsible Care Self-Assessment Webtool launched
In April 2020 Fecc published the Responsible Care Self-Assessment Excel Tool, which provides users with a practical tool to guide them towards excellence and to help drive continuous improvement in th...
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News
08/12/2020

Launch of the new Chemical Leasing book
This Chemical Leasing book is a collection of insights, best practices and real examples of how business, society at large, and the environment can benefit from the sustainable business approach, Chem...
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News ECHA webinar on SCIP notification submission
30/11/2020

ECHA webinar on SCIP notification submission
On 19 November ECHA organised a webinar to support users on how preparing and submitting a SCIP notification. In this webinar, participants got a demo of how to create and submit a notification, an...
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News Launch of the Responsible Care Self-Assessment Web tool for distributors
20/11/2020

Launch of the Responsible Care Self-Assessment Web tool for distributors
We are pleased to invite our members to join us for the launch of the Responsible Care Self-Assessment Web Tool for chemical distributors on 9 December 2020, 14h00-15h00 (CET), co-hosted with Cefic...
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News Fecc is official partner of the EU-OSHA 2020-22 Campaign Healthy Workplaces Lighten the Load
17/11/2020

Fecc is official partner of the EU-OSHA 2020-22 Campaign Healthy Workplaces Lighten the Load
Brussels, 17 November 2020. Fecc is proud to announce that we are partnering again with EU-OSHA for this year campaign "Healthy Workplaces Lighten the Load", which focuses on work-related musculosk...
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News
06/11/2020

Register for the e-workshop on Poison Centres (Part II)
Register for Fecc's second e-workshop on Poison Centres Wednesday, 25 November 2020, 10:00h - 13:30h (CET) Online event - free of charge for the entire chemical supply chain. Back to popular de...
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News
05/11/2020

Chemical Distribution Round Table hosted by Fecc at the Reuters Downstream Leadership Forum
Fecc will host a chemical distribution round table on 19 November (14:00h - 15:00h CET) at the Reuters Downstream Leadership Forum, featuring Fecc Board representatives and moderated by our Director...
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News
22/10/2020

Responsible Care ® Awards 2020 Winners
        Each year, the Cefic Responsible Care® Awards recognise outstanding and innovative work among chemical companies and federations on their journey towards safe chemicals management and...
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News
20/10/2020

ICIS interview with Fecc Director General: Pandemic accelerates shift to regional supply chains
Fecc Director General - Dorothee Arns - joined the ICIS and shared her views on the impacts of the pandemic on the supply chains. Read the full article by clicking here....
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News ECHA to launch SCIP database in late October
19/10/2020

ECHA to launch SCIP database in late October
On the last week of October, the SCIP database will open for companies to notify ECHA about the hazardous chemicals in their articles – months in advance of the entry into application date. The...
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News Fecc interviews: anniversary special
17/10/2020

Fecc interviews: anniversary special
Fecc anniversary special: interviews with CEOs of Eigenmann & Veronelli and Stockmeier Group This is the first part of a series of interviews with four CEOs from member companies, which are celeb...
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News Access2Markets: the new portal launched
16/10/2020

Access2Markets: the new portal launched
Exporting from the EU, importing into the EU - all you need to know On 13 October the European Commission officially launched their new Access2Market portal, which is a multi-dimensional, very user-f...
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News
15/10/2020

Fecc statement on the new Chemical Strategy for Sustainability
Fecc statement on the new Chemical Strategy for Sustainability Brussels, 14 October 2020 Today the European Commission has published the new EU’ Chemical Strategy for Sustainability. Fecc sup...
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News Warm congratulations to Eigenmann & Veronelli for its 110th anniversary
15/10/2020

Warm congratulations to Eigenmann & Veronelli for its 110th anniversary
From all of us at Fecc, we send Eigenmann & Veronelli S.p.A. our warm congratulations on this great achievement. Best wishes to our member company Eigenmann & Veronelli, which this year cel...
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News ICIS webinar on “Diversity in the chemical industry”: recordings available
07/09/2020

ICIS webinar on “Diversity in the chemical industry”: recordings available
The webinar on "Diversity in the Chemical Industry" held by ICIS on 3 September hosted speakers from a range of backgrounds and included Fecc Director General Dorothee Arns. During the webinar, profes...
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News Warm congratulations to Caldic for its 50th anniversary
07/09/2020

Warm congratulations to Caldic for its 50th anniversary
From all of us at Fecc, we send Caldic our warm congratulations on this great achievement. Best wishes to our member company Caldic, which this year celebrate its 50th anniversary. To many more ye...
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News Warm congratulations to member companies Stockmeier and IMCD on their anniversaries!
01/09/2020

Warm congratulations to member companies Stockmeier and IMCD on their anniversaries!
From all of us at Fecc, we send Stockmeier and IMCD our warm congratulations on this great achievement. Best wishes to our member company Stockmeier for its 100th anniversary and to IMCD for its 25...
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News
30/07/2020

Fecc shortlisted for the International & European Association Awards 2020
We are excited to announce that Fecc has been shortlisted for the International & European Association Awards 2020 in two categories: Best Association Website and Best Social Media Campaign, the l...
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News ECHA: Tips for successful poison centre notifications
17/07/2020

ECHA: Tips for successful poison centre notifications
How to make successful Poison Centre notifications If you need to notify your hazardous mixtures to poison centres, watch ECHA's video and learn some useful tips that will help you make a successfu...
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News Fecc’s webinars come back in September!
10/07/2020

Fecc’s webinars come back in September!
After more than 20 very successful Fecc webinars in a row with up to 250 participants online per session and on a variety of topics ranging from chemical market trends, Covid-19 impacts, segmental dev...
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News Don’t miss our webinars this week
29/06/2020

Don’t miss our webinars this week
Fecc warmly invites you to join our two webinars organised with well-renowned partner organisations and external experts in different fields: 1 July, 14:00h - 15:00h (CET) "Competition law in t...
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News News from ECHA: Candidate list update
26/06/2020

News from ECHA: Candidate list update
Candidate list update: Four new hazardous chemicals to be phased out On 25 June ECHA communicated that they have added 4 mor substances to the Candidate List of Substances of Very High Concerns (SV...
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News Fecc Director General to join UNIDO’s online event “Women in Industry and Innovation”
26/06/2020

Fecc Director General to join UNIDO’s online event “Women in Industry and Innovation”
Fecc warmly invites you to the online roundtable discussion: “Driving the Change towards Circular Economy and women empowerment” organised by United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UN...
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News Fecc Director General’s interview with ICIS
25/06/2020

Fecc Director General’s interview with ICIS
Europe chems supply chains strengthen but pre-crisis conditions still in the distance Brussels, 24 June 2020 Fecc Director General Dorothee Arns has been interviewed by ICIS journalist Tom Brown o...
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News ICIS Innovation Awards 2020: entries are open
20/06/2020

ICIS Innovation Awards 2020: entries are open
ICIS Innovation Awards 2020 November 2020 // London, United Kingdom Innovation is the only way to set your company apart in the chemicals industry. With customers having to be more careful in thei...
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News Interview with Fecc Director General in CHEManager International
15/06/2020

Interview with Fecc Director General in CHEManager International
8 June 2020 In today’s competitive global market, chemical distributors face not only growing compliance demands and have to deal with digitalization and cyber security issues, but also striv...
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News Don’t miss Fecc’s next webinars
10/06/2020

Don’t miss Fecc’s next webinars
We warmly invite you to join our upcoming webinars that we have organised with well-renowned partner organisations and external experts in different fields: On the agenda: 17 June, 9:00h - 11...
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News
26/05/2020

Fecc becomes partner of Parliamentary intergroup ‘Sustainable, Long-Term Investments & Competitive European industry’
Fecc has become accredited partner of the European Parliament’s newly formed intergroup “Sustainable, long-term Investments & Competitive European Industry” for the legislative period 20...
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News SAVE THE DATE: Fecc Annual Congress, 19-21 May 2021 – Milan, Italy
25/05/2020

SAVE THE DATE: Fecc Annual Congress, 19-21 May 2021 – Milan, Italy
After the cancellation of this year´s Fecc flagship event due to Covid-19 we are pleased to announce the new dates for 2021: our next Fecc Annual Congress will take place on 19-21 May 2021 in...
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News ICIS special edition in association with Fecc is out
25/05/2020

ICIS special edition in association with Fecc is out
We are pleased to inform you that the special edition of ICIS Chemical Business is now published and freely available online. In association with Fecc, it contains the ICIS Top 100 Chemical Distribut...
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News
22/05/2020

Fecc webinar’s recording: “Emergency response – implications for distributors” available
View the recording of the Fecc webinar co-hosted by NCEC and with a case study by Azelis: "Emergency response - implications for distributors". The live webinar took place on 12 May 2020 (2 pm...
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News Network Plus Safety Alert – Alcohol Based Hand Sanitizer
06/05/2020

Network Plus Safety Alert – Alcohol Based Hand Sanitizer
24 April 2020 Network Plus Safety Alert A supply chain partner of Highways England has recently shared this safety alert regarding the potential risks of alcohol-based hand sanitiser. “A Gassco...
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News Back to work Guidance – Adapting to “the new normal” 
05/05/2020

Back to work Guidance – Adapting to “the new normal” 
Last week OSHA (= Europe´s Occupational Safety and Health Agency, a part of the EU Commission) has issued comprehensive guidance titled “COVID-19: Back to the workplace”, which covers a variety o...
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News CBA Awards Winners unveiled
29/04/2020

CBA Awards Winners unveiled
CBA RESPONSIBLE CARE AWARD WINNERS UNVEILED The Chemical Business Association (CBA) has announced the winners of its Responsible Care Awards. These annual Awards recognise excellence by CBA mem...
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News IPEC Federation announces the revised IPEC Excipient Information Package
23/04/2020

IPEC Federation announces the revised IPEC Excipient Information Package
The International Pharmaceutical Excipients Council Federation, (IPEC Federation) announces the availability of the revised IPEC Excipient Information Package User Guide and Template (EIP) (Version 4,...
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News COVID-19: Guidance on fast-tracking disinfectants´ availability
21/04/2020

COVID-19: Guidance on fast-tracking disinfectants´ availability
At the initiative of A.I.S.E. (the International Association for Soaps, Detergents and Maintenance Products), EBPF (the European Biocidal Products Forum, a sector group of CEFIC) and Fecc, a Cross-Ind...
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News Fecc printable poster: COVID-19: Do’s & Don’ts  at the workplace
17/04/2020

Fecc printable poster: COVID-19: Do’s & Don’ts at the workplace
The distribution sector takes safety very seriously. This is why Fecc, the European Association of Chemical Distributors, has converted the official COVID-19 containment guidance of health and safety...
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News Chemical Leasing Award 2021: change in the application deadline
15/04/2020

Chemical Leasing Award 2021: change in the application deadline
In light of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, organizers of the Global Chemical Leasing Award have decided to prolong a deadline of the application period and change the date of the ceremony. The applic...
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News Important notice: Fecc Congress 2020 has been cancelled
27/03/2020

Important notice: Fecc Congress 2020 has been cancelled
After careful consideration of the current COVID-19 situation and the prevailing uncertainties for the coming months the Fecc Board has made the unanimous decision to cancel our Fecc Annual Congre...
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News COVID-19: Implications for European logistics
19/03/2020

COVID-19: Implications for European logistics
Based on the latest information available, we have collected relevant updates dedicated to our members’ operational transport management, especially current real time insight in waiting times for r...
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News COVID-19: our video with recommendations
18/03/2020

COVID-19: our video with recommendations
The positive feedback from all audiences motivated us to animate our flowchart on COVID-19 recommendations to protect yourself & others. Now also available as video in our brand new web section....
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News EU Commission sets out European coordinated response to counter the economic impact of the Coronavirus
16/03/2020

EU Commission sets out European coordinated response to counter the economic impact of the Coronavirus
The European Commission is urging countries to work together to ensure deliveries of food and medical supplies are maintained and to set up a coordinated system of health checks in response to Coronav...
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News Industry4Europe welcomes an important industry focus from the European Commission
11/03/2020

Industry4Europe welcomes an important industry focus from the European Commission
Brussels, 11 March 2020. Fecc - as part of the Industry4Europe coalition - is please to receive the publication by the European Commission of its much-awaited New Industrial Strategy for Europe. Th...
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News
11/03/2020

Workshop on Poison Centres postponed
IMPORTANT INFORMATION Workshop on "Poison Centres: Key challenges for chemical distributors" is postponed In view of the COVID-19 virus outbreak, Fecc  has decided to postpone the Workshop on P...
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News
02/03/2020

Coronavirus infographic
In view of the recent coronavirus developments we have developed the below infograph with the most frequently cited recommendations for protecting yourself, your staff and anyone else in your surround...
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News
01/03/2020

Eurocommerce launched its report “Wholesale at the Centre of Europe’s Economy”
On 3 March 2020 EuroCommerce launched its report “Wholesale at the Centre of Europe’s Economy” setting out wholesalers’ key contribution to making the European economy work. The report describ...
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News ICIS TOP 100 CHEMICAL DISTRIBUTORS 2020
24/02/2020

ICIS TOP 100 CHEMICAL DISTRIBUTORS 2020
We inform you that ICIS is compiling the Top 100 Chemical Distributors ranking for the 22 May 2020 issue of ICIS Chemical Business - the most popular and comprehensive listing of distributors in...
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News
12/02/2020

Certification Ecovadis GOLD for Lavollée Group
Fecc warmly congratulates Lavollee SA, Firmalis and Sipa Ach Berthier (Lavollée Group) who received the renewal of ECOVADIS certification for 2019. This year Lavollée Group has been ranked at the G...
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News Fecc announces launch of new website
07/02/2020

Fecc announces launch of new website
Brussels, 7 February 2020 - Fecc is pleased to announce the launch of its brand-new website. The new homepage offers a fresh, modern and smartphone-optimised design with an easy, intuitive navigation...
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News SAVE THE DATE: Fecc Congress 2020 in Milan
07/01/2020

SAVE THE DATE: Fecc Congress 2020 in Milan
We are pleased to invite you to our next Annual Congress that will take place on 27-29 May 2020 in Milan, Italy, at the Marriott Hotel (Via Washington, 66, Milan). The success of and the overwhel...
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News Fecc is proud sponsor of UNIDO´s Global Chemical Leasing Award 2020
11/12/2019

Fecc is proud sponsor of UNIDO´s Global Chemical Leasing Award 2020
We are pleased to announce that Fecc is co-sponsoring two categories of the fifth Chemical Leasing Award in 2020. The Award 2020 is jointly sponsored and supported by UNIDO (United Nations Industri...
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News European chemical distributors (Fecc) join Circular Plastics Alliance
03/12/2019

European chemical distributors (Fecc) join Circular Plastics Alliance
Fecc, the European Association of Chemical Distributors in Brussels, has co-signed the Circular Plastics Alliance declaration, adding their sector to the other more than 160 public and private partne...
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News Fecc presenting at the 2019 European Petrochemicals Conference
21/11/2019

Fecc presenting at the 2019 European Petrochemicals Conference
S&P Global Platts European Petrochemicals conference 28-29 November, Rotterdam, The Netherlands Safeguarding the future of Olefins and Aromatics through volatility: This year's S&P Globa...
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News
06/11/2019

ESIG Award winner highlights role of digitalization in chemical transport
The ESIG Solvents Award ceremony took place in Brussels on 6 November during the General Assemblies of the Oxygenated Solvents Producers Association (OSPA) and the Hydrocarbon Solvents Producers Assoc...
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News The chemical distribution industry recalls its commitments
04/11/2019

The chemical distribution industry recalls its commitments
The French Union of Chemical Trade (UFCC) gives updates on the current situation concerning the major fire that ravaged the Lubrizol plant on the night of 25 to 26 September. This plant classified...
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Press Release Bertschi joins ECTA workgroup to improve Supply Chain Visibility
05/10/2019

Bertschi joins ECTA workgroup to improve Supply Chain Visibility

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News Listen to the ICIS Podcast with Fecc Director General
04/10/2019

Listen to the ICIS Podcast with Fecc Director General
Dorothee Arns, Director General of Fecc discusses the latest industry trends and updates on the chemical distribution market with ICIS journalist Will Beacham. The interview was made in the framewo...
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News Fecc member 2M Holdings crowned with Queen’s Award
17/09/2019

Fecc member 2M Holdings crowned with Queen’s Award

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