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100th Anniversary

Explore 100 years of IHS Chemical Week

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Clendenin: Workers on the first ethylene plant construct piping for the project.    

Revisiting the first cracker, in West Virginia, as shale rekindles interest


Chemical innovation: The modern research lab––made in Germany


Responsible Care focuses on continual improvement

The discovery of a cheaper and more efficient way to directly produce ethylene by George Curme in 1919 laid the foundation of the modern chemical industry. Read more»


Research spending in the German chemical industry climbed to a record €9.6 billion in 2012, an increase of 6.0% compared with that in 2011, according to VCI. Read more»


The chemical industry continues to face public mistrust despite dramaticaly improving process and product safety under ACC’s Responsible Care program. The program is constantly evolving to address public concerns and improve industry’s health and safety profile. Read more»


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