20 Most Promising Chemical Technology Solution Providers - 2014

Despite the downturn and reduced traction in export market, the U.S. chemical industry is fast picking pace. The chemical sector is now spiraling towards a sustained global expansion that will result in increased trade. This year, the maximum traction in chemical was observed in the automotive industry along with other key markets like appliances, construction, plastics and industrial machinery.

Innovation is going to be high on the charts for the next three years in the chemical industry improving cost efficiency. The Internet of Things and Big Data Analytics emerge as the two new technological defenses; while the new wave of 3D printing is another disruptive force which will create revolutionary impacts in the manufacturing of the chemical supply chain.

Amidst these developments, the chemical industry will add markedly to the GDP of the country, as well as contribute to increased employment. To help CIOs find the right chemical technology solution providers for their enterprises, a distinguished panel comprising of CEOs, CIOs, CMOs, VCs, analysts and the CIO Review editorial board has selected top players from over three hundred chemical technology solution providers. The companies listed here demonstrate an ability to develop innovative technologies, methodologies, and outstanding customer service, while helping CIOs realign their IT strategy directly with that of the business.

In our selection, we looked at the vendor’s capability to fulfill the burning need for cost-effective and flexible solutions that add value to the complex chemical industry landscape. We present to you CIO Review’s 20 Most Promising Chemical Technology Solution Providers 2014.

Company Name

Company Description

Actio Provides on-demand, centralized supply chain and product information about product ingredients and raw materials, from BOM and formula down to the chemical-substance level.
Aveva Supplier of software solutions and services to the process industries, including PDMS for plant design engineering.
Chemaxon Provides cheminformatics software platforms, applications and services to optimize the value of chemistry information in life science and other R&D.
Chemical Information Services A global information resource for buyers and sellers of chemicals and pharmaceuticals products and materials
Creesset Provides computational chemistry software and consulting services.
Datacor Provides business management software for both the Process Manufacturing and Chemical Distribution Industry.
Enablon Provides Sustainability, EHS and Operational Risk Management Software in the chemical industry
Enowa A business strategy consulting company with deep chemical industry expertise
Gensuite Provides a suite of award-winning, integrated web applications enabling compliance and Environmental, Health and Safety (EHS) excellence in chemical and product management
INOVx Solutions Provider of advanced Asset Virtualization software that supports Enterprise Asset Management (EAM) in the process industries.
Ithos Organizes ingredient-level data and global regulatory rules into formulation management systems for streamlining compliance reporting.
Materials Design Provides predictive software and powerful computational tools to contract research and development services.
ProcessMAP Provides Software-as-a-Service platform for EHS, Sustainability and Carbon Management, and Compliance and Learning
ProcessPro Provides enterprise resource planning software designed specifically for batch process manufacturing industries.
Prosim Provides chemical process simulation software
Safetech Provides comprehensive, automated (M)SDS and chemical inventory management solutions via a SaaS platform.
Schrodinger A scientific leader in computational chemistry, providing software solutions and services for life sciences and materials research.
Softexpert Provides enterprise-wide business process improvement and compliance management, providing a comprehensive application suite to empower organizations in the chemical industry.
The Wercs Develops innovative solutions that go beyond global regulatory and sustainability compliance.
Vetere Provides turn-key chemical inventory and laboratory equipment management solutions.
VisiMix Provides mixing simulation tools for analysis and development of mixing processes in the chemical industry.