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Posted on September 8th, 2017 by Al Greenwood in Chemicals Industry News and Analysis
The wave of mergers and acquisitions (M&A) hitting the chemical industry has also swept distribution, a sector that has changed over the years as companies began adding more services to their offerings. Continue reading “Chemical Distributor Valuations Rise as M&A Wave Sweeps Sector” »
Posted on August 31st, 2017 by Joseph Chang in Chemicals Industry News and Analysis
The backlash from US business leaders in response to President Donald Trump’s remarks on the Charlottesville, Virginia protest and clash puts his business friendly agenda in serious doubt. Continue reading “Trump Faces Business Backlash, Putting Agenda in Doubt” »
Posted on August 21st, 2017 by Fanny Zhang in Chemicals Industry News and Analysis
Bicycles of Chinese bike sharing service Mobike lined up at a subway station in Zhengzhou city in China’s Henan province (Source: Imaginechina/REX/Shutterstock)
China’s booming bicycle-sharing service is spurring investments in tyre innovation among petrochemical producers.
The number of “intelligent” bicycles available for sharing has surged to more than 30m in China in just two years of operation and is still growing. Continue reading “China bike-sharing boom bodes well for petrochemical industry” »
Posted on August 11th, 2017 by Nigel Davis in Chemicals Industry News and Analysis
The DowDuPont merger and subsequent spin-offs are all about value creation: value for shareholders and value for customers. And, not unsurprisingly, the clamor for more is growing louder, as the short-term gains expected from the series of transactions possible following the merger are scrutinized. Continue reading “Dow and DuPont Approach Merger and Spin-Offs from Positions of Strength” »