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Covestro Interview

We’ve delivered all our principal promises: Covestro CEO
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Europe is the slowest region at present: Covestro CEO

Europe is the slowest region at present: Covestro CEO   8 Hours Ago | 02:03

Covestro has beaten on third-quarter earnings expectations,

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Manufacturing Uptick

US Manufacturing PMI Rises To Highest In 12 Months

by Tyler Durden
Oct 24, 2016 10:08 AM

When 2016 started off poorly for the US manufacturing sector as a result of the pounding in the E&P sector,

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Chinese Polyol Update

PO and Polyols Market Rebound after National Day
2016-10-24    [Source:PUdaily]


PUdaily, Shanghai—From early September, propylene oxide (PO) and polyether polyols market move up sharply on account of exuberant and warm terminal demand,

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3M Sues

3M expands patent infringement lawsuit scope against this local company
Oct 19, 2016, 3:21pm CDT Updated Oct 19, 2016, 3:28pm CDT


Kristen Mosbrucker Reporter San Antonio Business Journal

Attorneys for adhesive manufacturing giant 3M Co.

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Changes at Wanhua

Wanhua Chemical: Personnel Change Notice
2016-10-19    [Source:Wanhua]


Mr Li Jiankui will no longer serve as chairman of the board of Wanhua Industrial Group Co.,

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Huntsman Hot Cast Elastomer Push


Düsseldorf, GERMANY – Global chemical company Huntsman today revealed plans to install a CASTECH™ hot-cast elastomer processing machine at three of its regional technical centers.

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Ludwigshafen Update

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Following an intensive assessment of the safety status and in close coordination with the Southern Structure and Licensing Directorate (Struktur- und Genehmigungsdirektion Süd),

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Stepan Posts Strong Quarter

Stepan Reports Strong Third Quarter Results

NORTHFIELD, Ill., Oct. 18, 2016 /PRNewswire/ — Stepan Company (NYSE: SCL) today reported:

Third Quarter Highlights

  • Reported net income was $20.4 million,

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Get Updates on Ludwigshafen Here

The BASF Facebook page is putting out regular updates:



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The fire in the north harbor at BASF in Ludwigshafen on October 17 has been extinguished as of yesterday,

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