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July 26, 2007Petrochemical makers remain upbeat about prospects this year. Attendees at the National Petrochemical and Refiners Association’s (NPRA; Washington) International Petrochemical...
July 25, 2007So much for the dog days of summer. This is turning out to be an extraordinary season for the industry. Three deals have eclipsed the $10-billion mark so far, and there have been a...
July 25, 2007Chemical makers delivered first-quarter earnings that were in line with expectations, with a few exceptions, as robust growth in Asia and Europe offset U.S. housing and automotive...
July 25, 2007Public perception may be that private equity firms are gobbling up whole parts of the chemical industry, but a closer look at the data shows that industry buyers remain the driving...
July 25, 2007Chemical makers are ramping up green chemistry efforts, spurred by many factors, including regulation, a desire for renewable feedstocks and materials, and public demand for greener...
July 24, 2007A report in the U.K. tabloid Sunday Express saying that Dow Chemical may receive a takeover bid sparked a rally in Dow shares and speculation about whether such a deal is possible (p...
July 23, 2007Two years ago, at a General Electric (GE) holiday reception for business reporters in New York, GE chairman and CEO Jeffrey Immelt took some informal questions from journalists...
July 18, 2007Chemical makers are upbeat about 2007 prospects as key indicators point to continued, if subdued, growth as our annual industry outlook shows (p. 16). Below CW’s editors have put...
July 9, 2007The U.S. chemical industry remains “equipped to lead the world,” even as demand and production gravitate toward emerging economies in Asia, says Raj Gupta, Rohm and Haas...
December 31, 1969As DuPont chairman and CEO Chad Holliday noted on the company’s investor call last week, U.S. housing and automotive markets will eventually recover and revert to the norm but there...
December 31, 1969Bolstered by demand from the energy sector and a strong global manufacturing environment, industrial gases makers seem immune to rumblings of an industry slowdown. Sector revenues hit...
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