Raw Materials and Chemicals

Features and up-to-date information regarding the turbulent raw materials and chemicals markets.


Novomer Names Quimidroga Distributor

August 1, 2014
Novomer Inc. recently announced it has named Barcelona-based Quimidroga s.a. as an authorized distributor of Converge® polypropylene carbonate (PPC) polyols in Spain, Portugal and Turkey.
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TROY CORP.: Fungicide and Algaecide

July 31, 2014

Polyphase® 963 is a new broad-spectrum fungicide and algaecide.

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U.S. and Europe to Outpace Asia in Global Polyethylene Demand

July 31, 2014
Global polyethylene demand is forecast to rise by approximately 3.7% per year between 2013 and 2018.
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Phthalic Anhydride Market to Surpass $10 Million by 2020

July 31, 2014
The global market for phthalic anhydride is expected to reach $10,387.5 million by 2020.
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KH Neochem Increases Capacity

July 30, 2014
KH Neochem Co. Ltd. has increased production capacity of its 2-ethyl hexanoic acid by 10%.
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Dowdy Named Meredian CFO

July 28, 2014
Meredian Inc. recently announced it has appointed John A. Dowdy III to the position of chief financial officer.
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Evonik and GCL Partner to Build Silicon Compound Plants in China

July 24, 2014
The plants, which will have an annual capacity of over 20,000 metric tons, will be built in Xuzhou, Jiangsu Province, China.
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July 22, 2014
This company recently announced the public launch of its new company website.
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M.F. Cachat Signs Distribution Agreement with Zeeospheres Ceramics

July 22, 2014
The M. F. Cachat Co. recently announced that Zeeospheres Ceramics LLC has named it an exclusive distributor.
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Dow Product Receives R&D 100 Award

July 22, 2014
Preferred RCS™ resin-coated sand with Dow TERAFORCE™ Technology received an R&D 100 Award.
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Feedstock Trends webinar

United States
The Adhesive and Sealant Council (ASC) announces its Training Academy schedule for 2014 which will include 14 new program titles that includes a blend of 101/201 training, business trends webinars and value-added regulatory topics. Read More



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ExxonMobil Tackifier Expansion

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