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European Benzene Continues Climb

Europe benzene poised for another triple digit rise in May
29 April 2015 10:52 Source:ICIS News

Expect riseFocus article by Truong Mellor

LONDON (ICIS)–Players in the European benzene market are braced for a significant increase on the May contract settlement later this week,

BASF Results

BASF with good quarterly results in chemicals and crop protection businesses


FLORHAM PARK, N.J., April 30, 2015 /PRNewswire/ —

Huntsman Releases Earnings

Huntsman Releases First Quarter 2015 Results; Reports Strong Earnings In Differentiated Businesses

Thu April 30, 2015 6:00 AM|PR Newswire  | About: HUN


BASF Chongqing MDI Update

The first MDI plant in the interior of China . . .

BASF starts trial production of mononitrobenzene in Chongqing,

Dow’s Thai Polyol Plant Starts Production

US Dow eyes rising middle class with Thai polyols plant
28 April 2015 15:44 Source:ICIS News

Dow eyes rising middle class with new Thai polyols plantInterview article by Al Greenwood

HOUSTON (ICIS)–US-based Dow Chemical intends to serve Asia's rapidly growing middle class with the new polyether polyols that it recently completed,

GHS Deadline Approaches

GHS 101: U.S. Adoption (HazCom 2012)

small-GHSLogo-copyHazCom 2012 Meets GHS = The Right to Understand

On March 20,

Benzene, Toluene Rise

Platts: Global Petrochemical Prices Rose Again in March After 6-Mo. Decline 9% Month-Over-Month Increase Strongest Gain Since February 2012


Stepan Q1 Results

Stepan Reports First Quarter Earnings Growth of 63% to $21.3 Million

NORTHFIELD, Ill., April 28, 2015 /PRNewswire/ —