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DowDuPont Faces Challenges as Businesses Shift to Specialties

Posted on September 28th, 2017 by in Chemicals Industry News and Analysis

The decision by DowDuPont to transfer more businesses from its pending Materials Science spin-off to Specialty Products will leave the former more exposed to commodity markets and the volatility inherent in them, an analyst with Moody’s Investors Service said. Continue reading “DowDuPont Faces Challenges as Businesses Shift to Specialties” »

The agricultural industry must always stay a step ahead

Posted on May 22nd, 2017 by in Chemical R&D

Today’s agricultural chemicals industry faces a number of mounting pressures. Increases in regulatory scrutiny on consumer safety, shifts in popular perception and the urgency to stay in front of chemical resistance curves all impact the agricultural chemicals industry. Continue reading “The agricultural industry must always stay a step ahead” »

Increasing Varieties of Domesticated Crops Demand New Specialized Agricultural Chemicals

Posted on April 25th, 2017 by in Chemical R&D

Worldwide demand for many crops far outstrips production – and the situation is worsening. While drought and famine have long been relatively common in many areas, the 2016 El Niño warming phenomenon disrupted growing conditions throughout the world Continue reading “Increasing Varieties of Domesticated Crops Demand New Specialized Agricultural Chemicals” »