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Covestro Sustainability Push

Covestro Shows Further Advances In Sustainable PU At All China Leather Exhibition6a00e553931c4c883301b8d15a0c2d970c-pi
August 31, 2016

SHANGHAI, China — August 31,

Dow Drama

Dow Chemical’s 1-in-1000 Stock Action Works in Warren Buffett’s Favor

A Yale professor says Dow Chemical shares show ‘pretty clear evidence of manipulation’

Hanjin Files Bankruptcy

Global Supply Chains Paralyzed After World’s 7th Largest Container Shipper Files Bankruptcy, Assets Frozen

by Tyler Durden
Aug 31,

Covestro Profile

Covestro aiming to branch out, build its brand

August 31, 2016 12:00 AM

20160203radGreenlightBiz02-1 A year after Bayer spun off its plastics and chemical division into a new company, Jerry MacCleary, president of Covestro’s North American region, believes the launch has been a success.

Bob Donaldson/Post-Gazette

A year after Bayer spun off its plastics and chemical division into a new company,

Benzene Update

US September benzene expected higher
30 August 2016 20:41 Source:ICIS News

Products manufactured by Shell Chemical at Deer Park, Texas, include lower olefins, aromatics and phenol/acetone. (Photo: Shell Chemical)
The key aromatic’s contract prices, heavily influenced by spot,

Accella Campaign

Accella Tire Fill Systems, the Industry’s Leading Flatproofing Solution, Helps Reforest Wildfire Zones in Partnership with American Forests


Shell Announces Polyol Hike

August 26, 20166a00e553931c4c883301b8d0cbb075970c-120wi

CARADOL® Polyol Price Increase

Effective September 15, 2016, or as contracts will allow,

Dow Announces Sadara Cracker Startup

Dow Announces Start-up of Sadara Mixed Feed Cracker6a00e553931c4c883301b7c74214de970b-pi

August 29, 2016 08:00 AM Eastern Daylight Time

MIDLAND, Mich.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–The Dow Chemical Company (NYSE: DOW) today announced that its joint venture in the Middle East – Sadara Chemical Company (Sadara) – has achieved a significant milestone,

Working Through It

Chemical maker Vertellus to close portion of Indy plant
August 22, 2016
Susan Orr

Indianapolis-based chemical company Vertellus Specialties Inc.,

Dow Announces MDI Increases

August 22, 20166a00e553931c4c883301b7c74214de970b-pi

MDI Price Action

Dear Valued Customer:

Effective September 15, 2016,