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Sheela Foam Acquisition

Sheela Foam Acquisition

Indian mattress maker Sheela Foam Ltd (SHEF.NS) will soon acquire competitor Kurlon for 20 billion rupees ($241.29 million)

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Wanhua Expansion

Wanhua Expansion

Wanhua Chemical Group Co Ltd (SH 600309, close price: 91.57 yuan) on December 22 said that the MDI equipment of the company’s majority-owned subsidiary Wanhua Chemical (Fujian) Isocyanate Co Ltd, which has an annual output of 400,000 tons, on December 22, 2022 produced qualified products, achieving successful operation in the first attempt.

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Germany Completes Floating LNG Terminal

Germany Completes Floating LNG Terminal

“It is the first of five LNG terminals planned to replace Russian gas and ensure that no home is left without supply,” Chancellor Olaf Scholz said in a brief statement at the opening of the terminal in the North Sea.

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Rocco L. Mascioli Obituary

Rocco was employed first with Houdry Process Corporation, then with Air Products and Chemicals Incorporated before retiring from Arco Chemicals

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KMCI MDI Expansion Update

Air Liquide will supply additional hydrogen and carbon monoxide to KMCI for its 50% expansion of methyl diphenyl diisocyanate (MDI) production with operations commencing in 2024.

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An Entwined World

Chinese yards win nearly 30% of this year’s record orders

Order books for Chinese yards triple as LNG freight soars

Steep learning curves for shipbuilders new to LNG

China needs vessels to ship U.S. LNG for energy security

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Rent Your Space Now

Rent Your Space Now

Around the US, that resulted in a 17.5 percent decrease in lease revenue between January 2020, and May 2022, and not only because fewer offices were being occupied, but also because those that are being rented are going for shorter terms, lower prices per month, and a lot less floor space is needed as staff are told they can work from home for most or all the wee

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