Nouryon cuts down 3 months of research to a 30 minutes search with ZyLAB solutions
With approximately 7,650 employees worldwide, operating in more than 80 countries, Nouryon, previously known as AkzoNobel Specialty Chemicals, is a global leader in producing specialty chemicals used by their customers to manufacture everyday products such as active ingredients in personal care, cleaning, paints and coatings, agriculture and food, pharmaceuticals, and building products.
The Research and Development teams consist of about 450 members, located worldwide. These teams are supported by several information portals, hosting a few million documents, that are being supervised and maintained by the Knowledge Management team based in Deventer in the Netherlands.
One of the portals can search in all historic research reports the company collected over the years. Nouryon, started using ZyLAB for the first time in the early 1990s, first for digitizing paper records up to now for preserving & managing electronic records with ZyLAB ONE cloud services.