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Al Greenwood

Al Greenwood

Deputy Editor, ICIS News

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Al Greenwood is an ICIS news editor, based in the Houston office, and works as part of a global news gather team for ICIS news.


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Brazil’s recovery to strengthen in second half

Posted on April 13th, 2017 in Chemicals Industry News and Analysis

Executives and managers from several plastic producers expect Brazil’s economy to start a sustained recovery in the second half of the year, ending the nation’s worst recession since the Great Depression. Continue reading “Brazil’s recovery to strengthen in second half” »

Composites to replace more materials in automotives

Posted on November 29th, 2016 in Chemicals Industry News and Analysis

Huntsman Corporation and other companies are making rapid advances in composites by reducing the cure times of their resins and removing the barriers that kept them out of mass-produced automobiles.

Composites are attractive to automobile makers because they can reduce the weight of their vehicles and increase their fuel efficiency. Continue reading “Composites to replace more materials in automotives” »

Celanese boosts engineered materials with SoFTer deal

Posted on November 8th, 2016 in Chemicals Industry News and Analysis

Celanese’s pending acquisition of the Italian compounder SoFTer Group will further increase the company’s exposure in engineered materials.

The deal will not change Celanese’s place as one of the largest producers of acetyls in the world. Continue reading “Celanese boosts engineered materials with SoFTer deal” »

Low productivity growth continues to confound us

Posted on October 3rd, 2016 in Chemicals Industry News and Analysis

US productivity growth continues to remain below average, a trend that is reshaping the chemical industry. Continue reading “Low productivity growth continues to confound us” »

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