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Chemical Industry Weekly News Round-Up, Dec. 10

3:28 PM MST | December 10, 2010 | Vincent Valk

This Week on CW: At GPCA 2010 this week in Dubai, attendees discussed the strong rebound in petrochemicals demand, tempered by coming supply additions. The need for innovation to meet sustainability challenges was also a major topic. Air Products has raised its by for Airgas to $70/share, as one investor in the target company urges a sale. Bayer is moving closer to commercializing its CO2-to-Polyols technology, based on a zing catalyst, the "holy grail" for using CO2 as a raw material, the company says. FMC is set to close its phosphates plant at...

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