Loftware Blog / Chemical

by Maureen Perroni, on February 24, 2018

The chemical industry is drastically evolving with a shifted focus to customer demands as companies look to revamp antiquated business processes while developing contingency plans to deal with ongoing cyber security …

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Topics:Supply ChainChemicalSAP Labeling

by Maureen Perroni, on December 22, 2017

Welcome back to the Loftware blog and our breakdown of the current state of the enterprise labeling industry. Early in 2017, an important chemical labeling deadline passed: The Occupational Safety and …

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Topics:ChemicalLabeling

by Greg Wimble, on December 5, 2017

Will U.S. rules begin to echo GHS more closely? The name Globally Harmonized System appears to indicate that the chemical labeling guidelines therein will span the world. However, unless companies …

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Topics:RegulatoryChemicalLabeling

by Greg Wimble, on October 31, 2017

Chemical producers must stay agile and responsive. Manufacturing and distributing vital chemicals is a challenging field defined by complex regulations and unexpected supply chain risk. Companies operating in this sector …

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Topics:Supply ChainRegulatoryChemicalLogistics

by Greg Wimble, on September 25, 2017

The chemical industry can change on a dime. Chemical manufacturers must find every possible opportunity to build flexibility into their operations. Scaling production up or down based on the relative …

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Topics:Supply ChainRegulatoryChemicalLabeling

by Craig Hodgson, on September 19, 2017

Chemical regulations and labeling will be front and center next week at the annual Fall Meeting of the Society for Chemical Hazard Communication (SCHC) in Arlington, VA. This small, intimate …

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Topics:RegulatoryChemicalLabeling

by Greg Wimble, on August 24, 2017

THe chemical sector has seen merger and acquisition activity of late. Chemical producers need to keep up with their market, responding to changing forces and demand shaped by high-level interactions …

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Topics:RegulatoryChemical

by Greg Wimble, on July 24, 2017

A year later, not every chemical producer is in line with GHS. Getting chemical labeling in line with the Globally Harmonized System (GHS) has been a priority for years. Since …

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Topics:Supply ChainRegulatoryChemicalLabeling

by Craig Hodgson, on June 15, 2017

Imagine you’re with a large chemical company producing a host of commercial cleaning products. You deal with several suppliers who provide the critical raw materials that go into your products …

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Topics:Supply ChainRegulatoryChemical

by Greg Wimble, on June 12, 2017

Better chemical labeling is essential - and can have extra benefits. Labeling in the chemical manufacturing industry is an essential part of business, as the industry is legislated by a …

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Topics:Supply ChainRegulatoryChemical

by Greg Wimble, on May 25, 2017

Does the Trump administration herald OSHA changes? While product labeling would be a lot simpler if one day the rules were declared truly finalized forever, it's clear that such a …

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Topics:RegulatoryChemical

by Maureen Perroni, on April 28, 2017

Register for the SAPInsider webinar scheduled for Thursday May 4, 2017 @ 11am ET and you'll learn how Tremco leveraged its existing investments in SAP to deploy an enterprise labeling solution …

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Topics:ChemicalManufacturingSAP LabelingLabeling

by Greg Wimble, on April 24, 2017

OSHA and GHS chemical labeling laws could be getting closer together. Chemical labeling is one of the most important details manufacturers of potentially harmful substances have to deal with. Failure …

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Topics:RegulatoryChemicalManufacturing

by Greg Wimble, on March 21, 2017

While it's essential that chemical manufacturers keep up with all relevant labeling laws, the process isn't easy. After all, the regulations in this field are always changing. Getting things right …

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Topics:Supply ChainRegulatoryChemical

by Greg Wimble, on February 28, 2017

For years companies in the chemical industry have struggled with how they integrate partners like distributors and tollers into their processes. Today many companies use third parties as extensions of …

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Topics:Supply ChainRegulatoryChemical