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Computer intrusion inflicts massive damage on German steel factory

Blast furnace can't be properly shut down after attackers take control of network.

More on the Ports

The "Catastrophic Shutdown Of America's Supply Chain" Begins: Stunning Photos Of West Coast Port Congestion

Submitted by Tyler Durden on 02/12/2015 11:20 -0500


European Benzene Bottoms

Europe’s benzene hits floor but recovery slow to start
11 February 2015 14:00 Source:ICIS News

By Truong Mellor

LONDON (ICIS)–Shifting global balances and the slump in the oil and energy complex have seen the European benzene market open the year with a sluggish start so far.

Port Shutdown

Shippers plan four-day partial shutdown of West Coast ports

By Steve Gorman

Polyol JV

IRPC Polyol signs JV agreement with PCC Rokita
At the signing ceremony for the new joint venture (f. l. t.r.): Wiesław Klimkowski, Chairman, PCC Rokita SA, Waldemar Preussner, PCC Group owner and Vice Chairman of the PCC Rokita supervisory board, Sukrit Surabotsopon, President of IRPC Public Company Limited and Chairman of IRPC Polyol, Boondej Phuriyaokorn, Managing Director of IRPC Polyol

At the signing ceremony for the new joint venture (f.

Hempel To Acquire Jones Blair

Hempel to acquire Jones-Blair Company

DALLAS, Feb. 2, 2015 /PRNewswire/ — Today, Hempel announced the signing of a binding agreement to acquire Jones-Blair Company,

Arkema Finalizes Bostik Acquisition

Arkema Finalizes the Acquisition of Bostik
2015-02-04    [Source:Arkema]


Arkema finalized the acquisition of Bostik, the world’s no. 3 in adhesives,

Tempur Sealy Posts Results

Tempur Sealy Reports Fourth Quarter And Full Year 2014 Results

Published: Feb 5, 2015 4:02 p.m. ET


Huntsman Begins Jeffamine Plant Expansion in Singapore

Huntsman to Begin Capacity Expansion at Singapore Polyetheramines Plant

THE WOODLANDS, Texas, Feb. 5, 2015 /PRNewswire/ – Huntsman Corporation (NYSE:HUN) today announced it will begin construction on a 25,000-ton capacity expansion program at its world-scale polyetheramine facility in Singapore in the first half of 2015,