Postal Standards to Change

USPS moves forward with adjusting service standards for First-Class Mail and Periodicals

Aug. 8, 2021

After carefully considering the Postal Regulatory Commission’s (PRC) July 20th advisory opinion,

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Cyber Crime

Banking industry sees 1318% increase in ransomware attacks in 2021

hacker-attack-breach-freepikHacker attack computer hardware microchip while process data through internet network, Read more

Natural Gas Issues

The pier at Dominion's Cove Point liquefied natural gas (LNG) plant on Maryland's Chesapeake Bay on Feb. 5, 2014. (Timothy Gardner/File Photo/Reuters)

The pier at Dominion’s Cove Point liquefied natural gas (LNG) plant on Maryland’s Chesapeake Bay on Feb.

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Have Spot Rates Peaked?

Shipping Lines Think Spot Rates Have Peaked

By Ann Koh September 14, 2021, 3:58 AM EDT

  • Hapag-Lloyd halts spot rate hikes for Asia-Europe and U.S.

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Chinese Production Update

TOPIC PAGE: Coronavirus, oil price direction – impact on chemicals

Author: Will Beacham


China’s PP prices have risen slowly since September amid limited plant production capacity,

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Hurricane Nicholas Overview

Minimal impact to plant ops after Nicholas arrives as Category 1 hurricane

Author: Adam Yanelli


HOUSTON (ICIS)–Refineries and chemical plants in the US Gulf appeared to have sustained minimal damage as Hurricane Nicholas made landfall late Monday night as a category 1 storm near Matagorda,

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Houston Port Update

Port Houston to close terminals to prepare for Tropical Storm Nicholas

Flash flooding, storm surge, tornadoes possible across Texas Gulf Coast

Noi MahoneyMonday,

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Hurricane Nicholas Update

Tropical Storm Nicholas could strengthen into hurricane before reaching Texas coast

Author: Janet Miranda


HOUSTON (ICIS)–Tropical Storm Nicholas continues to strengthen as it moves towards the Texas coast and could be near hurricane strength before reaching the Texas coast late Monday,

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Another Acquisition for Polytek

Arsenal’s Polytek Acquires Specialty Resin & Chemical

Easton, PA & Dowagiac, MI – September 7, 2021 – Polytek® Development Corp. (“Polytek”), Read more