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Hexion to Split Into Two Companies

Hexion Holdings Corporation Announces Plan to Separate Into Two Independent Companies

Hexion Holdings Corporation Plans to be Listed Publicly on the NYSE;

Covestro Update

Covestro raises investment in sustainable growth

Investor Conference 2021: transformation toward a successful future

  • Sustainability trends boost demand at Covestro
  • New world-scale MDI plant: investment resumed
  • EUR 1 billion for circular economy projects over ten years
  • Mid-cycle EBITDA to rise to EUR 2.8 billion in 2024
  • Expansion of sustainable portfolio: 45 products based on alternative raw materials already commercialized

Covestro is laying the groundwork for sustainable growth in the future.

China Update

China economy to slow as industries struggle from power crunch

Author: Fanny Zhang


SINGAPORE (ICIS)–China’s economic prospects are being weighed down by an ongoing power crunch in a huge swathe of the country,

Railcar Primer

Why Is The Number Of Railcars In Storage Important?

by Tyler DurdenTuesday, Sep 28, 2021 – 02:10 PM

By Joanna Marsh of FreightWaves,

Covestro MDI Expansion Plans

Higher costs drive re-examination of Covestro MDI plant location plans – CEO

Author: Tom Brown


LONDON (ICIS)–A significant increase in construction costs in the US has become a factor in Covestro moving to re-examine the potential location of its planned flagship methylene diphenyl diisocyanate (MDI) plant,

More on China Energy Programs

China’s crackdown on intensive energy use ripples across petrochemical sector


Cracker, PDH plants mull output cuts, hikes amid impact on margins

Coal shortage further constrains operations in coal-olefin sector

Bigger producers can gain —

Huntsman and KPX for JV

KPX Chemical and Huntsman form Joint Venture in Korea

Download as PDF September 28, 2021 2:00am EDT

Strategic alliance will provide Korean automakers with advanced polyurethane systems solutions


Everyone is Analyzing China Lately

Goldman Cuts China’s Q3 GDP Growth To 0% As A Result Of Growing Energy Crisis

by Tyler DurdenMonday, Sep 27,

Online Advice

Strategies to Help Protect Your Digital Footprint

You can’t erase your digital footprint, but you can take steps to safeguard it.