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More on the Driver Shortage

Legalization of Marijuana Affecting Driver Shortage

The driver shortage in the trucking industry is a problem that every trucking company,

The Pendulum Swings Back

Covestro to sell European Systems Houses
business to H.I.G. Capital

 Sales proceeds in the high-double-digit euro million range
 Systems houses with revenues of EUR 230 million
 Covestro to remain a key supplier to European Systems Houses
 New ownership allows unit to further grow and to position itself as
an independent player

Covestro has signed an agreement with H.I.G.

Propylene in Europe

Europe ethylene, propylene in cautious mode after H1 expectations disrupted by global woes

Source: ICIS News


LONDON (ICIS)–European ethylene and propylene players will have been revising their original plans for the remainder of 2019 to show much more caution after the first half did not go according to expectations.

Tempur Sealy to Add 700 Jobs

Tempur Sealy Announces Plans To Add Approximately 700 New U.S. Positions
Wed June 19, 2019 7:55 AM|PR Newswire|About: TPX


NCFI Mourns Jake Barnhardt, Jr.

NCFI Polyurethanes Mourns The Loss of Co-Founder and Former President, Jacob “Jake” Barnhardt, Jr.

June 6th, 2018


List 4 Potential Chinese Tariffs

FYI, here’s a link to the products on List 4:



Brenntag Is World’s Largest Distibutor

Brenntag tops ICIS chemical distributors ranking for 2019 with $14.4bn in sales

14 June, 2019