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Europe Chemical Producer Ponder Harvey Impact, German Train Issues

Posted on September 26th, 2017 by in Chemicals Industry News and Analysis

Some European companies have noted a degree of disruption in their markets caused by Hurricane Harvey in the US chemicals hub of Texas and Louisiana. But Europe’s industry is growing more concerned by the day about a less dramatic logistical issue, Germany’s rail transport problems. Continue reading “Europe Chemical Producer Ponder Harvey Impact, German Train Issues” »

Styrenics industry enjoying boom times

Posted on November 18th, 2016 by in Chemicals Industry News and Analysis

 

Despite the global economic volatility and the concerns that rise from the unstable financial markets, the styrenics industry seems to be going against this trend and to be experiencing a rather profitable period. Continue reading “Styrenics industry enjoying boom times” »

3D Printing Materials Breakdown: ABS vs PLA

Posted on October 29th, 2015 by in Chemical Manufacturing Excellence

The innovative possibilities for 3D Printing usage are seemingly endless. A key component that impacts usage, however, is the material used in the printing process. The most popular material is plastic, with Acrylonitrile-Butadiene-Styrene (ABS) being the long-standing material of choice. Several renewable sources, including Polylactic Acid (PLA), are gaining ground due to their many environmental and health-related benefits. Continue reading “3D Printing Materials Breakdown: ABS vs PLA” »