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September 26, 2014Mexichem (Tlalnepantla, Mexico) acquired Europe’s sixth-largest manufacturer of polyvinyl chloride (PVC), Vestolit (Marl, Germany), from private equity firm Strategic Value...
September 26, 2014The most exciting aspect of the shale gas boom in North America for chemical makers is the surge in availability of cheap ethane....
October 8, 2014CW wanted to use our centennial as an opportunity to highlight examples of women playing a role in shaping the chemical industry, one of the world’s most fundamental enablers of modern life and society...
September 26, 2014The extent and scale of World War I brought far-reaching impacts on the countries involved and transformed industry....
September 22, 2014The risks and uncertainties characterizing the current economic environment—such as high sovereign debt, regional conflicts fueled by fundamentalism, disputes about land and resources, and the battle for raw materials—are likely to persist. These limit the predictability of long-term economic developments....
September 22, 2014The age of sustainability is upon us. We have been talking about—or around—the subject for many years now, but I believe that the pressure that has been growing within society is about to explode. We feel the pulse of the sustainability movement everywhere we look, particularly with customers, consumers, suppliers, and legislators....
September 22, 2014Development and commerical activity during the 1940s was driven by efforts to support both sides during World War II....
September 18, 2014Today, disruptive transformation is at work both within our industry and because of it. We are, at long last, seeing our industry for what it is—a means of solving challenges while creating tremendous value for our customers, shareholders, and society alike....
September 17, 2014Historically, the chemical industry has evolved by developing products and technologies to address the changing needs of its value chain. Recently, our industry has begun to face far greater challenges....
September 17, 2014Perhaps the greatest macroeconomic trend that will impact industry and the world is the changing face of energy—from the form it comes in, to where we get, to who is using it and how....