THE EPOXY BLOG

German Chemical Update

Germany’s chems Q4 production jumps 9.2% but Q1 more challenging – VCI

Author: Tom Brown

2021/03/16

LONDON (ICIS)—German chemicals production excluding the pharmaceutical sector jumped 9.2% in the fourth quarter,

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Freight Markets Update

Tender volumes flat week-over-week at very high level

Seth HolmSaturday, March 13, 20210 753 3 minutes read

Photo: Jim Allen/FreightWaves

The freight markets have reentered “chaos is business as usual” territory.

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Regulatory Uncertainty in Europe

EU chemicals need stable, strong regulatory framework to grow – execs

Author: Morgan Condon

2021/03/12

LONDON (ICIS)–A firmer connection is needed between the EU Green Deal and the bloc’s industrial strategy to support the competitiveness of its chemicals industry,

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Hexion Results

Hexion Inc. Announces Fourth Quarter 2020 Results

Fourth Quarter 2020 Highlights

  • Net sales from continuing operations of $655 million,

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Brenntag Views on the Global Market

Logistics crisis to persist into Q3 as availability trumps pricing – Brenntag CEO

Author: Will Beacham

2021/03/11

BARCELONA (ICIS)–The global logistics crisis is expected to last at least until the third quarter of 2021,

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Everchem Offering Supply Insurance

All across the polyurethane and epoxy supply chains are shortages and price increases and uncertainty. The winter storm in February has only made matters worse.

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More Turmoil

Attacks on Saudi Arabia facilities send Brent crude surging above $70/bbl

Author: Pearl Bantillo

2021/03/08

SINGAPORE (ICIS)–Attacks on Saudi Arabian oil facilities on Sunday sent crude surging by more than 2% on Monday,

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Weak Passwords

What Businesses, Employees, & Interns Can Learn From the SolarWinds Hack

Even government-trusted companies aren’t immune to bad password habits.

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Nothing New Here

U.S. retailers see millions in sales delays amid shipping logjam

A scene at the Port of Los Angeles

By Kim Bhasin, Jordyn Holman and Henry Ren Bloomberg Feb.

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