IHS Announces Strategic Alliance with MaxiQuim Ltda

Thursday, November 8, 2012 5:45 pm EST


"IHS enables organizations around the world to make faster and more informed decisions"

IHS (NYSE: IHS), the leading global source of information and analytics, today announced it has signed a strategic alliance agreement with MaxiQuim Ltda to leverage their combined organizational strengths, providing consulting, analytics and information that clients need to address a variety business priorities in South America and around the world. IHS and MaxiQuim will focus on the delivery of energy, petrochemical, specialty chemical and plastics consulting, analytics and related services that help clients meet complex strategic and operational challenges.

 “IHS enables organizations around the world to make faster and more informed decisions,” said IHS Vice President Chemical Consulting – Americas Region, Chris Geisler. “We see this strategic alliance with MaxiQuim as another major step forward in our ability to serve clients in the Americas region and around the world. By offering IHS information, insight and analytics in combination with MaxiQuim’s in-depth regional experience, we can now provide even greater value to our customers.”

Together with MaxiQuim, IHS will provide consulting services to companies, governments, financial institutions and technology providers operating at all points along the industry value chain. The two companies will leverage their best-in-class industry databases with profound insight and analysis from industry leading specialists to provide valuable business solutions to clients.

“The persistent quest to create value for our customers in chemical and petrochemical industries in Latin America over the past 18 years has led us to create this alliance with IHS,” said MaxiQuim Ltda Principal J.L. Zuñeda. “Together, we will be able to offer even better solutions to support our worldwide clients with interests in the region, throughout the chemicals, petrochemicals and plastics industries.”


About IHS (www.ihs.com)
IHS (NYSE: IHS) is the leading source of information, insight and analytics in critical areas that shape today’s business landscape. Businesses and governments in more than 165 countries around the globe rely on the comprehensive content, expert independent analysis and flexible delivery methods of IHS to make high-impact decisions and develop strategies with speed and confidence. IHS has been in business since 1959 and became a publicly traded company on the New York Stock Exchange in 2005. Headquartered in Englewood, Colorado, USA, IHS is committed to long-term, sustainable growth and employs more than 6,000 people in more than 30 countries around the world.

About MaxiQuim (www.maxiquim.com.br)
MaxiQuim Ltda is the largest Brazilian enterprise consulting firm for the chemical industry. Founded in 1995, it specializes in consulting and advisory services for organizations related to the entire chemical and petrochemical production chain. The company is present in the main investment decision making and enterprise activities of the chemical industry in South America through their products and services, such as: market research, strategic business planning, competitive intelligence and tax analysis.

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