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November 18, 2008
Many small- and mid-size chemical distributors say that they have not yet been seriously affected by the economic crisis and are unclear about how or whether it will affect them...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/cover_story/Small-to-Mid-Size-Distributors-Say-Growth-Opportunities-Abound_15395.html
November 10, 2008
Recent oil price volatility, anticipated growth in consumer demand for green plastics, and the relatively low cost of sugar cane-derived ethanol have caused a rush of investments in...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/cover_story/Chemical-Firms-Find-Brazil-Fertile-Ground-for-Green-Projects_15243.html
November 10, 2008
The troubled economic environment has heightened concerns among paintmakers that have been struggling with the slowdowns in the automotive and housing sectors, two of their biggest end...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/cover_story/Paints-and-Coatings_15244.html
November 10, 2008
Architectural paint analysts are using paint cross-sections on historical landmarks to learn about the past—from the status, wealth, and taste of the site’s owner to clues...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/cover_story/Recreating-Colonial-History-with-the-Help-of-Paint-Analysis_15245.html
November 7, 2008
South America has experienced a period of relative stability in recent years with most countries enjoying strong currencies, enhanced consumer confidence, and sustained GDP growth...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/cover_story/South-America-Sweet-Prospects-Hit-Sour-Note_15242.html
October 27, 2008
Green chemistry has begun shifting from its position as a commendable but marginal activity to a mainstay production strategy among large and small chemical companies. It is being...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/cover_story/Green-Chemistry_14990.html
October 20, 2008
The global plastics additives market is expected to grow 4.5%/year through 2010, driven by strong growth in emerging regions, especially China, according to a report from Townsend...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/cover_story/China-Drives-Plastics-Additives-Demand_14856.html
October 20, 2008
Demand for engineering plastics will rise 3.1%/year to reach 5.4 billion lbs by 2012, says a recent report from The Freedonia Group (Cleveland). “Advances will be driven by a...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/cover_story/Electronics-Auto-Sectors-Rev-Up-Engineering-Plastics-Demand_14857.html
October 20, 2008
Dwindling output from state-owned oil and petrochemical facilities has prompted the administration of Mexican president Felipe Calderón to propose widespread reform of the...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/cover_story/Mexico-Energy-Sector-Reform-Hangs-in-the-Balance_14858.html
October 20, 2008
Economic jitters and its effects on consumer spending have plastics producers revising demand forecasts downward and looking for ways to cut costs. Some producers are also pressured by...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/cover_story/Plastics-Downturn-Drags-Volumes-Lower_14855.html
October 3, 2008
The Weak European and U.S. economies, high raw material costs, and a sustained slump in the U.S. automotive and housing and construction markets are hurting many players in the...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/cover_story/Adhesives-and-Sealants_14623.html
October 3, 2008
Sabic beat out Bayer for the number 10 slot in this year’s Billion-Dollar Club, with 2007 revenues of SR126.2 billion ($33.6 billion). Sabic moved up one notch in the ranking due...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/cover_story/Sabic-Cracks-the-Top-10-Club_14472.html
September 26, 2008
BASF for the second year in a row sits atop the Billion-Dollar Club, CW’s annual ranking of companies by chemical sales. BASF reported 2007 chemical revenues up 13%, to $64.6...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/cover_story/The-Billion-Dollar-Club_14471.html
September 26, 2008
AkzoNobel ranks 19 in this year’s Billion-Dollar Club, with nearly $15 billion in sales, but the company is likely to move up next year as it consolidates sales from its...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/cover_story/Akzo-Likely-to-Move-Up-the-Ranks-in-2008_14473.html
September 26, 2008
The 2006 acquisition of BOC gave Linde a leading global position in the industrial gases sector and pushed it up to the number 23 slot in 2007, from 38 in 2006. The deal, which...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/cover_story/BOC-Purchase-Lifts-Linde-in-Gases_14474.html
September 22, 2008
An unprecedented run-up in feedstock and energy costs coupled with a worsening global economic slowdown, has dogged the European petrochemical industry in what should have been its...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/cover_story/European-Petrochemicals_14332.html
September 12, 2008
It took about 20 minutes and 18 questions in the final round of this year’s national You Be the Chemist Challenge before Christopher Pillay, an 8th grader from Elk Grove Village...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/cover_story/Parents-Help-to-Fuel-the-Science-Chasers_14196.html
September 12, 2008
None of the 12 students from across the U.S. who took part in this year’s You Be the Chemist Challenge is afraid of tackling science. Just to sit on stage at the challenge, a...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/cover_story/Science-Literacy_14195.html
September 12, 2008
The expected downturn in the global petrochemical industry will have a major impact on the polypropylene (PP) sector, analysts say. Huge capacity additions under way coupled with high...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/cover_story/Polypropylene-The-Leader-Board-is-Changing_14197.html
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