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Arkema Finalizes Bostik Acquisition

Arkema Finalizes the Acquisition of Bostik
2015-02-04    [Source:Arkema]

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Arkema finalized the acquisition of Bostik, the world’s no. 3 in adhesives,

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Tempur Sealy Posts Results

Tempur Sealy Reports Fourth Quarter And Full Year 2014 Results
 

Published: Feb 5, 2015 4:02 p.m. ET

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Huntsman Begins Jeffamine Plant Expansion in Singapore

Huntsman to Begin Capacity Expansion at Singapore Polyetheramines Plant

THE WOODLANDS, Texas, Feb. 5, 2015 /PRNewswire/ – Huntsman Corporation (NYSE:HUN) today announced it will begin construction on a 25,000-ton capacity expansion program at its world-scale polyetheramine facility in Singapore in the first half of 2015,

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Propylene Firming

US Feb propylene trends toward hike on tighter supply
04 February 2015 20:37 Source:ICIS News

US February propylene contracts trending toward increaseHOUSTON (ICIS)–US February propylene contracts were trending toward an increase on the back of expected tighter supply and higher crude oil,

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European Spot Benzene Up

 

 

European benzene spot price at premium to February contract price: sources

 

London (Platts)–4Feb2015/758 am EST/1258 GMT

 

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LyondellBasell Posts Record 2014

Here's segment info on propylene oxide:

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Intermediates and Derivatives (I&D) – The primary products of this segment include propylene oxide (PO) and its co-products (styrene monomer,

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Chinese Manufacturing Growth Index

China's Jan Manufacturing PMI Falls to 28-month Low
2015-02-02    [Source:Xinhua]

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BEIJING – Chinese manufacturing activity continued to wane in January as a key index dropped below the 50-point mark for the first time since October 2012,

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