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September 11, 2009
Spring may be arriving about six months late for the global economy and chemical makers this year. Late summer economic news has been mostly favorable, and indicators point to...
September 4, 2009
Chemical Week’s annual executive compensation survey shows that the downturn is also taking on executive pay. Median total compensation for the 47 industry CEOs in the survey was...
August 21, 2009
Canadian chemical makers are optimistic about long-term opportunities as they look to additional gas supply from the north, which would pass through Alberta, and to the oil sand...
August 7, 2009
Dow Chemical has had a busy few months. The company started work on the integration of Rohm and Haas (R&H) in concert with a massive restructuring in response to the economic...
July 31, 2009
Second-quarter reports have generally held to form. Demand and revenue appear to have the bottom in the second quarter although at levels well below year-ago levels. China is growing...
July 24, 2009
In one measure of just how badly the situation, and expectations, for industry have deteriorated since last fall, DuPont was able to tout a nearly 50% year-over-year drop in earnings...
July 17, 2009
Walmart this week announced plans to establish a single source of data for evaluating the sustainability of its products, an effort that by extension could capture or impact nearly...
July 10, 2009
The change in control of Congress and Administration in Washington, as well as public concerns about global warming, terrorism, and chemicals management, have created the most...
June 26, 2009
Chemical makers have moved beyond the shock of the sharp demand declines that have cut profits and sales since late 2008. Conditions are no longer getting worse in most regions, and...
June 19, 2009
The mood was subdued at Chemical Week’s SFO Conference conference, which took place Tuesday in New York. Demand and economic outlooks were cautious, dulled by concerns of housing...
June 12, 2009
The ongoing impact of the global economic slowdown and a more aggressive policy agenda topped discussions at ACC’s annual meeting, held last week at Colorado Springs, CO...
June 5, 2009
Another front in the battle over bisphenol A (BPA) opened last week asRepresentatives Henry Waxman (D., CA) and Bart Stupak (D., MI) sent a letter to FDA commissioner Margaret Hamburg...
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