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Unilever makes board changes
Unilever on Tuesday announced that its CFO, Jean-Marc Huët, has decided to step down from his role and the boards of Unilever PLC and Unilever N.V. Huët, who joined Unilever in January 2010, will leave on 1 October. Huët will remain in his role...

DSM, Ascend form alliance for supply of nylon-6,6 compounds
DSM and Ascend Performance Materials said today that they have formed a worldwide alliance for the supply of compounds based on nylon-6,6. Under the agreement, Ascend becomes the supplier to DSM for nylon-6,6 base-polymer used as raw material for Akulon...

OCI reports lower sales and production volumes due to plant upgrades, gas shortages
OCI (Amsterdam), a global producer of fertilizers and methanol, in its trading update on Wednesday said that first quarter 2015 revenue was lower than in the same period last year, mainly due to a decrease in product volumes sold. However, consolidated...

Europe's benzene, styrene prices start week under pressure
Styrene and benzene spot prices have come under further pressure in Europe to start the week, amid a weakening of aromatics markets worldwide despite a relatively steady upstream picture. After a reported trade at $1,470/m.t. fob Rotterdam late on 15 May...

Styrene-benzene spread approaches $550 in Europe as production issues emerge
The styrene-over-benzene spread in Europe has jumped almost to $550/m.t., a gain of about $120/m.t. on the week, as benzene and styrene spot prices have been pulled in opposite directions. Benzene spot prices declined during trading yesterday to a low of...

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