Articles Newsletter Archive


The following articles were written by CSP staff or are about the CMS model. If you would like a copy of an article that is not linked below, please email. Be sure to include the titles of the articles you would like.

Doyle, John M. Chemical Reaction: Study finds outsourcing chemical management by aviation and aerospace sectors should increase over the next decade. Overhaul & Maintenance, January 2010, p. 34-35.

Roberts, Geraint. REACH hope for chemical management services. Chemical Watch Monthly Briefing, November 2009.

Industry survey shows chemical suppliers realize significant business growth. Materials Handling World Magazine, November, 6, 2009.

Coons, Rebecca. CMS Providers Expect Global Market to Triple in 5-10 Years. Chemical Week, November 2, 2009.

Chemical Management Industry Grows Revenue With Waste, Chemical Reduction Services., October 29, 2009

Avery, Susan. Demand for chemical management services to grow. Purchasing, October 28, 2009.

Industry Survey Shows Chemical Suppliers Realize Significant Business Growth by Reducing Chemical Use and Costs for Their Customers. Reuters, October 21, 2009.

Avery, Susan. UTC's supply team applies MRO best practices to managing chemicals spend. Purchasing, April 30, 2009.

Avery, Susan. Purchasing takes lead on chemicals management. Purchasing, April 30, 2009.

EU Commission - DG Environments. Promoting Innovative Business Models with Environmental Benefits. November 2008.

Wolfson, Laura; Phil Brooks, and Amy Johnson. Case Study: General Motors Grand Rapids Metal Fabrication Plant. American Machinist, October 17, 2008.

Vernyi, Bruce. Saving Money Through Efficient Management. American Machinist, October 17, 2008.

Vernyi, Bruce. Chemical Strategies Partnership. American Machinist, October 17, 2008.

Wolfson, Laura; Phil Brooks, and Amy Johnson. Case Study: General Motors Grand Rapids Metal Fabrication Plant. Welding Magazine, September 1, 2008.


Ohl, Cornelia; Frank Moser. Chemical Leasing Business Models—A Contribution to the Effective Risk Management of Chemical Substances. Risk Analysis,Volume 27 Issue 4, Pages 999 - 1007, October 23, 2007.

Meyer, Edmund and Jacque Cervantes. "A platform for reduction." Automotive Manufacturing Solutions, September / October 2007, pp. 68-69.

Kauffman Johnson, Jill. “Transforming the Chemical Supply Chain.” Printed Circuit Design & Manufacture, April 1, 2007.

Rothenberg, Sandra. Sustainability through Servicizing. MIT Sloan Management Review, Winter 2007, pp. 83-91.

Mont, Oksana; Pranshu Singhal and Zinaida Fadeeva. “Chemical Management Services in Sweden and Europe: Lessons for the Future.” Journal of Industrial Ecology, Winter/Spring 2006, Vol. 10, No. 1-2, pp. 279-292.

Johnson, Lauren and Jill Kauffman Johnson. “Chemical Management Services: Innovation in the Chemical Supply Chain.” ISM eDigest: Chemicals Electronic Newsletter: October 2005.

Kauffman Johnson, Jill and Jeff Cole. “Chemical Management Services: Re-designing the Chemical Supply Chain.” The Supply Chain Connection: Spring 2005.

Kauffman Johnson, Jill. “Saving Millions on Chemical Management.” TCM Today: March 2005.

CMS Industry Report 2004, Chemical Strategies Partnership: 2004.

“Chemical Management Services: Reexamining the Supply Chain” Pollution Engineering, November 1, 2004.

“Teresa Heinz Kerry Has ‘Green’ History” Plastics News, October 25, 2004.

“Report Highlights Benefits of Chemical Management Services” Business and the Environment, October 2004.

“CMS: A $19 Billion Market?” Lube Report, September 29, 2004.

“Suppliers Step in to Manage Chemical Use” Nature, September 9, 2004.

"Chemical Management Services-Focused Studies: 1. CMS in Small and Medium Enterprises 2. A CMS "Standard" Bierma, Thomas and Frank Waterstraat, Illinois Waste Management and Research Center, 2004.

"Total Cost of Ownership For Metalworking Fluids" Bierma, Thomas and Frank Waterstraat, Illinois Waste Management and Research Center, 2004.

“Industry Focus: PPG Offers Chemical Service” Aviation Maintenance, March 2004.

“Keeping Tabs: Chemical Management Services Open the Door to Greener Industrial Chemistry” Today’s Chemist at Work, February 2004.

“Chemical Management Services Gains Traction” Chemical Week, June 4, 2003.

“Older and Wiser: CMS Providers Take Stock”, Tim Sullivan, Lubes and Greases, June 2003.

"Digital Dividends: Environmental and Economic Benefits of Information Technology in Chemical Management Services." Karen Shapiro and Tracy Dyke-Redmond,The Tellus Institute, April 30, 2003.

"A New Business Model Can Point Chemical-intensive Companies in the Right Direction," Green@work. November/December, 2002.

“Firms Aim to Reduce Chemical Waste.” Waste News, April 1, 2002.

“Chemical Management Case Study in the Semiconductor Industry.” Semiconductor Fabtech, 16th Edition. Spring, 2002.

"Environment: Value To The Top Line" Global Environmental Management Initiative (

"Chemical Reaction: New Services Help Chemical Customers Do More with Less." The Green Business Letter (, December 2001.

"OEMs Save by Partnering for Chemicals Management." Purchasing, June 7, 2001.

"Chemical Management: Overcoming Barriers to Diffusion" Bierma, Thomas and Frank Waterstraat, Illinois Waste Management and Research Center, May 2001.

"Optimizing the Chemical Supply Chain; The Trend Towards Chemical Management Services." New England's Environment (, vol. 7, number 3, Spring 2001.

" Optimising the Chemical Supply Chain: The Trend Towards Chemical Management Services in the Semiconductor Industry." Semiconductor Fabtech, 13th Edition, February 2001.

"Chemical Management Services: Good for Business, Good for the Environment," California Manufacturing & Technology Association Online Journal, January 2001.

"Chemical Services Contracts Save, Yet Still They Languish," Business and the Environment, December 2000.

"Forum Aims to Increase Awareness, Use of Chemical Management Services," Chemical Processing, September 2000.

"Chemical Management Services: Changing the Links in the Supply Chain," Semiconductor Magazine. Vol. 1, No. 9 , September 2000.

"A Quiet Revolution,", August 2000.

"A Tiny Firm Manages Chemicals for Giants,", August 2000.

"Harley-Davidson Looks to Suppliers for Cost Savings," Purchasing, April 20, 2000

"Lifecycle Chemical Management Program," Environmental Law Newsletter, March 2000.

"Mission Impossible," CAREline, Issue 18, Jan-March 2000.

"Servicizing the Chemical Supply Chain," Journal of Industrial Ecology, Volume 3, Number 2. Winter 2000.

"Environmental Management Up and Down the Chain," NAEM Network News, September/October 1999.

"Supply Chain Environmental Management: Elements for Success," Corporate Environmental Strategy, Vol. 6, No. 2, Spring 1999

"Model for Supplier Relationships Promotes Cost and Chemical-Use Reduction," Business and the Environment, Volume X, No. 5, 1999.

"Moving Towards a Service-Based Chemical Contract," Environmental Manager, May 1998.

"Chemical Management Contracts Offer Multiple Benefits," Environmental Manager, April 1998.

"Using Environmental Accounting to Green Chemical Supplier Contracts," Pollution Prevention Review, Spring 1998.

"Project May Offer New Model for Supplier Relationships," Business and the Environment, Volume VIII, No. 8, 1997.

"Innovative Chemical Supply Contracts: A Source of Competitive Advantage" Bierma, Thomas and Frank Waterstraat, Illinois Waste Management and Research Center, September 1997.

"Nortel: Shared Savings for Chemicals and Waste Reduction," ENDS Report, April 1997.

"From Solvents to Services: Restructuring Chemical Supplier Relationships to Achieve Environmental Excellence," IEEE, January 1997.