THE EPOXY BLOG

Hexion Results

Hexion Inc. Announces First Quarter 2018 Results

First Quarter 2018 Highlights

  • Net sales of $946 million, a 9% increase versus prior year
  • Net loss of $13 million
  • Segment EBITDA of $118 million,

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Freight Competition

Freight Operators Dismiss Threat of Digital Startups

Big brokers say they’re spending tens of millions of dollars on technology, and have the critical scale from longstanding customers

C.H. Robinson says it will spend $150 million this year on technology and XPO Logistics says its IT spending reaches $450 million.
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The Market is Pretty Smart

A signal here?  The inventory to shipments ratio is falling . . . maybe expectations are changing

 

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Huntsman Q1 Results

Huntsman Announces Strong First Quarter 2018 Results,
With Every Division Showing Earnings Growth Versus the Prior Year;
Greater Than $100 Million in Share Repurchases Completed to Date

First Quarter 2018 Highlights

• Net income was $350 million compared to $92 million in the prior year period and $287 million in the
prior quarter.

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Epoxy Resin Price Pressure

Tight supply, import prices pressure up US epoxy after bullish Q1
17 April 2018 21:32 Source:ICIS News

HOUSTON (ICIS)–US epoxy resins continue to be pressured up by tight supply and high import prices,

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Ruh Roh

Worldwide Wine Output Collapses To 60-Year Low, Sparks Fears Of Major Shortage

 

by Tyler Durden
Thu, 04/26/2018 – Read more