Following a crisis period between 2017 and 2020 due to a change in regulations, the European sugar market is currently experiencing significant growth of almost 50%. As a result, both the production and consumption of sugar are increasing. Sugar is a foodstuff used by individuals as well as by industries for production purposes. The latter represent a large part of the sugar industry's customer portfolio.
Pharmaceutical manufacturing is a complex process that involves the use of a wide range of chemicals, including solvents, reagents, and active ingredients. While these chemicals are essential for producing life-saving medications, they can also pose significant risks to workers if proper safety measures are not in place.
In recent years, there has been an increase in the use of motorised personal mobility devices (MPMDs) equipped with a non-combustion engine such as scooters, bicycles, unicycles, hoverboards and similar devices. Like more and more electric vehicles, most MPMDs contain lithium-ion batteries, which are appreciated for their excellent longevity and energy storage efficiency.
The food industry produces both finished products for consumption and intermediate products for further processing. It is diverse compared to many other industrial sectors. This diversity can be seen in terms of size and nature of the companies as well as the wide range of raw materials, products and processes. The food industry is subject to very diverse local economic, social and environmental conditions, and varying national legislations.
The interest of the paper industry market is first of all linked to the complex process required by the production of paper. Two distinct manufacturing operations can be set-up according to the quality of paper needed: mechanical process (mechanical pastes for newsprints and magazines) or chemical process (chemical pastes for writing, impression or packing: sulphite pastes and sulphate pastes or kraft) during which the wood fibres are insulated with chemicals such as bisulfites or sulphates.