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Accelerate Digital Transformation In The Chemical Industry

Discover how at ILI.DIGITAL we help chemical companies optimize their operations, improve performance, and identify new opportunities for growth.


The Chemical Industry in Germany

Germany’s chemical industry is pivotal for both traditional products and sustainable technologies. Backed by renowned R&D institutes, skilled graduates, and reliable supply chains, it provides an ideal environment for investors in Europe’s largest economy. 

Positioned at the heart of the EU market, Germany’s chemical sector leads in Europe with 346,000 highly trained workers, significant R&D investments, and a strong focus on innovation.

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of total chemical industry revenue in EU-28 generated by German companies

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of chemical patents registered are made by German companies

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reduction in energy consumption between 1990 and 2017

Major Changes Within the Chemical Industry

The chemical industry in Germany is experiencing significant transformations driven by sustainability concerns.

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Three key dimensions are shaping this change:


Compliance with stringent new regulations, such as the EU's progressive ban on single-use plastic bottles and stringent controls on hazardous substances, requires significant investment in innovative materials and processes. Companies need to adapt to these regulations to stay competitive and sustainable.


The rapid advancement of technologies is revolutionizing the industry. Innovations such as biotechnologies, chemolysis in recycling, and the use of renewable raw materials in production are becoming crucial. However, their success depends on scalability and cost-effectiveness. Embracing these technologies can lead to substantial benefits and a competitive edge.


The chemical industry's value chains are being restructured, with new players like recyclers, preprocessors, and tech startups entering the market. Established companies must reassess their positions and potentially redefine their roles within this evolving ecosystem.

Chemicals companies that actively engage in sustainability discussions and address these critical issues are better positioned for growth. By proactively seeking solutions, they can seize new opportunities and secure their future in the industry rather than merely reacting to regulatory changes and market pressures.

At ILI.DIGITAL, we streamline the chemical industry's product selection with AI-powered finder using NLP, enabling BASF's Chemetall division to quickly find precise products from over 2,000 options, enhancing efficiency and customer satisfaction.

Key Benefits of using AI in the Chemical Industry

In today’s dynamic chemical industry, particularly in Germany, leveraging AI is crucial for boosting sales and staying competitive.

AI-powered tools, such as advanced product finders, can transform the sales process by quickly matching clients’ specific needs with precise product recommendations. This efficiency not only accelerates sales cycles but also enhances customer satisfaction and loyalty.

By utilizing AI, companies can analyze vast amounts of data to uncover market trends, predict customer behavior, and optimize pricing strategies. Embracing these digital advancements allows chemical companies to navigate complex regulations, innovate with new technologies, and reconfigure value chains, ultimately driving growth and ensuring a sustainable future in a rapidly evolving market.

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Quickly match clients' specific needs with precise product recommendations.

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Satisfaction & loyalty

Improve client loyalty through efficient and accurate product selection.

Data Driven

Analyze vast data to uncover market trends, predict customer behavior, and optimize pricing strategies.

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The chemical industry in Germany is currently focused on sustainability, digital transformation, and innovation. Stringent regulations are pushing companies to invest in sustainable materials and processes.

New technologies, such as biotechnologies and renewable raw materials, are being integrated into production. Furthermore, the industry is seeing a reconfiguration of value chains, with new players entering the market and established companies adapting to maintain their competitive edge.

Digital solutions assist chemical companies in complying with regulations by providing tools for accurate data management, real-time monitoring, and predictive analytics.

AI and machine learning algorithms can identify potential compliance issues before they become problems, ensuring companies adhere to stringent regulations such as those governing hazardous substances and single-use plastics. This proactive approach not only prevents regulatory breaches but also promotes sustainable practices and operational efficiency.

ILI.DIGITAL provides AI services designed to drive strategic growth and innovation. Our offerings include AI strategy development, bespoke AI solutions, advanced machine learning models, and AI-driven digital transformation. We tailor our solutions to meet the specific needs and goals of your industry.

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Chief Data and AI Officier

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Head of Strategy

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