Charles Fryer

Charles Fryer is the founder of Tecnon OrbiChem. He guided the launch of many of the market monitoring services that Tecnon OrbiChem pioneered and has provided to the chemical sector since the 1980s.

Image shows a SWOT analysis of raising inventory versus lowering inventories in volatile economic and political times

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New Chemical Industry Imperatives: Expanding Inventory & Making Supply Chains Robust

Factories need to keep inventory, to guard against delayed delivery of vital feedstocks or components. This is especially the case for chemical...

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Cheap Crude Oil Helps Some Chemicals More Than Others

In the space of 11 weeks we have seen Brent crude oil prices fall from just under $70/bbl to $29/bbl. Lower crude oil prices are generally welcomed...