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Maintaning Margins and Reputation

10:01 AM MDT | June 17, 2008 | Robert Westervelt Robw@Chemweek.Com

It may not have had a formal spot on the agenda, but the ongoing surge in energy and feedstock costs and industry’s response was on the minds of many at ACC’s annual meeting, held earlier this month at Palm Desert, CA. Attendees also expressed concern about the impact that challenges over the safety of bisphenol A (BPA) and phthalates were having on the industry’s reputation (p. 11). On pricing, producers continue to adopt an aggressive response, including the across-the-board price hikes of 20% or more that are being implemented by Dow...

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