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M&A Activity

Palo Duro Capital forms CCR Specialty Chemicals

Palo Duro Capital LLC has formed CCR Specialty Chemicals LLC,

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Covestro MDI Project

EPCA ’18: US MDI project follows Covestro’s strategy of producing close to main markets – CEO
09 October 2018 14:44 Source:ICIS News

VIENNA (ICIS)–Covestro’s decision to locate its new methyl di-p-phenylene isocyanate (MDI) plant in the US follows its long-term strategy of having production within its main regional markets,

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Propylene Concerns in Europe

Europe PP sellers prepare buyers for potential 2019 tightness on scarce propylene
27 September 2018 13:31 Source:ICIS News

LONDON (ICIS)–Polypropylene (PP) sellers are informing customers of risks of supply tightness in 2019 due to a large number of planned cracker maintenance outages that could lead to insufficient propylene.

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Peak Trucking

After Torrid Growth, US Trucking Faces A Sharp Slowdown


by Tyler Durden
Tue, 10/09/2018 – 18:50

Despite transport stocks recently hitting highs and intermodal shipping attracting more business due to the tight trucking market,

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