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June 1, 2012
Specialty chemical innovation today is less focused on big breakthrough products than it is on formulating a product or tweaking existing molecules in a way that can help customers...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/viewpoint/Specialty-Strategies_43911.html
May 23, 2012
Despite modest growth forecasts, refinery catalyst makers remain optimistic about their prospects. Demand for fuels in high-growth economies, particularly China, is transforming...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/viewpoint/Fueling-Catalyst-Demand_43580.html
May 11, 2012
Distribution results have proven resilient despite difficult conditions in Europe, as this week’s cover story shows (p. 21). Key players posted solid results in 2011 and...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/viewpoint/Durable-Distribution_43367.html
April 27, 2012
Japan’s chemical industry has faced severe challenges in the past year. The Great East Japan Earthquake and Thailand floods in 2011 stressed supply chains, and weaker markets in...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/viewpoint/Japan-Looks-Outward_43055.html
April 20, 2012
Earnings are handily beating lowered expectations ( p. 7, 16). Albemarle, DuPont, and PPG Industries reported solid gains in profits. In Europe, AkzoNobel posted an earnings decline...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/viewpoint/Avoiding-the-Spring-Stall_42840.html
April 9, 2012
Sentiment at the recent American Fuel and Petrochemical Manufacturers’ International Petrochemical Conference (IPC) highlights how quickly U.S. petrochemical markets have been...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/viewpoint/Reversal-of-Fortune_42568.html
March 23, 2012
The rapid transformation of the North American petrochemicals outlook will dominate discussions at key industry conferences over the next few weeks, including the American Fuel and...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/viewpoint/Petchem-Revival_42254.html
March 19, 2012
Opportunities on a scale not seen in decades are emerging for chemical makers, David Weidman, chairman and CEO of Celanese told attendees in accepting the Society of the Chemical Industry (SCI) American Section’s Chemical Industry Medal in New York last week....
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/viewpoint/New-Realities_42073.html
March 2, 2012
With Formosa Plastics’ confirmation last week of plans for a world-scale ethylene plant at Point Comfort, TX there are now at least five new crackers announced in the U.S., plus...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/viewpoint/Ethylene-Expansion_41744.html
February 21, 2012
Investment in India may be about to take off, carrying chemical demand along with it. Bureaucracy, poor utilities and raw materials provision, and an uncompetitive environment have for...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/viewpoint/Indias-Path-to-Growth_41441.html
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