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Year in review: Deals, US crackers are top stories in 2012

11:31 AM MST | December 24, 2012

A handful of acquisitions in the $5-billion range and the continuing announcements of planned US ethylene crackers were the highlights of CW’s coverage in 2012 (as well as CW’s most-read stories online). Industry responses to weakness in Europe, including cuts from Dow Chemical, DuPont, and BASF, were also notable stories in 2012, as were two separate explosions that threatened the supply chains for nylon-12 and superabsorbent polymers. 1. Eastman to acquire Solutia for $4.7 billion, (CW, February 6–13) Eastman Chemical agreed to acquire Solutia...

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