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Green Label Plus Update

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

(Dalton, GA –

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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


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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. Read more

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,

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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,

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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,

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