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Propylene Has Probably Peaked for Now


AFPM 2017: US propylene to see sharp drops in April-May: sources

San Antonio (Platts)–27 Mar 2017 545 pm EDT/2145 GMT


Green Label Plus Update

The Carpet and Rug Institute’s Green Label Plus Program Added to EPA Federal Procurement Guidelines

(Dalton, GA –

BASF Declares Force Majeure on PolyTHF

BASF declares force majeure on PolyTHF in North America

  • THF and PolyTHF plants shut down after event impacting THF unit

  • Force majeure on PolyTHF expected through second quarter 2017


Permian Basin Fracking

All drill, no frack: U.S. shale leaves thousands of wells unfinished

A pump jack stands idle in Dewitt County, Texas.    REUTERS/Anna Driver

A pump jack stands idle in Dewitt County, Texas.

Housing Starts

United States Housing Starts  1959-2017 | Data | Chart | Calendar

Housing starts in the United States rose 3 percent from the previous month to a seasonally adjusted annualized rate of 1288 thousand in February of 2017,

Accella Overview

Top 150 2017: No. 59 Accella Performance Materials
Mar 24, 2017, 3:00am CDT

2016 revenue: $355 million


Andy Harris, president and CEO, Accella Performance Materials

Andy Harris,

Covestro Appoints Channel Partner for Bangladesh

Covestro appoints Connell Brother as its channel partner in BD

FE Online Desk
With the APAC region occupying a considerable position in it’s business plans,

Stahl to Acquire BASF Leather Chemicals Business

Stahl to acquire BASF Leather Chemicals
Published:  23 March, 2017

The Dutch specialty chemicals manufacturer has announced it has signed an agreement with BASF to acquire its Leather Chemicals Assets,