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February 26, 2013ACC’s monthly Chemical Activity Barometer (CAB) increased for a seventh consecutive month—posting a 0.6% gain over January, to 92.1, and indicating a slow-growing US...
February 25, 2013ACC's US Chemical Production Regional Index posted a 0.7% increase in January, following a revised 0.9% gain in December. Production rose in all major producing regions for a second...
January 22, 2013ACC's January 2013 chemical activity barometer (CAB) posted a 0.4% gain over December 2012 on a 3-month moving average (3MMA) basis. This is the sixth consecutive month-to-month...
November 20, 2012“We’ve got four months of growth suggesting slow and tentative economic growth into 2013,” says ACC chief economist Kevin Swift....
April 30, 2012The European Commission and the European Environment Agency (EEA; Copenhagen) have published an updated register of the releases and transfers of pollutants from industrial...
September 14, 2009AkzoNobel holds on to second place....
May 22, 2009A study on bisphenol A (BPA) exposure has shown that people who drink from bottles made of polycarbonate may have up to 69% higher concentration of BPA in their urine, according to a...
March 30, 2009The cumulative effect of plastics recycling on the global consumption of thermoplastic resins is having a negligible impact on the displacement of virgin resin, according to...
January 23, 2009The Government Accounting Office (GAO; Washington) has identified EPA’s chemicals management program as a “high risk” area of federal government in need of...
September 11, 2008A survey commissioned by the European Union (EU) published today has found that 76% of citizens in the region think that not enough is being done by corporations and industry to combat...
August 12, 2008U.K. government body the Renewable Fuels Agency (RFA; St. Leonards-on-Sea, U.K.) in its first monthly report on the supply of biofuels in the U.K. has identified that between mid-April...
April 14, 2008A survey sponsored by DuPont and Mohawk Industries (Calhoun, GA) finds that U.S. consumers are willing to pay on average about 8% more for products made from renewable resources...
March 25, 2008Consolidation in the water treatment industry remains “dynamic” as several suppliers aim to streamline raw material costs, enhance product portfolios, enter new sectors...
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