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Posted on August 18th, 2017 by Al Greenwood in Chemicals Industry News and Analysis
Chemical deal-making fell during the second quarter of 2017, but the slowdown merely marks a blip in the wave of mergers and acquisitions (M&A) that are reshaping the industry. Continue reading “Chemicals M&A wave to persist despite Q2 blip” »
Posted on August 3rd, 2017 by Rhian O’Connor in Chemicals Industry News and Analysis
Propylene oxide (PO) is in strong demand, especially for polyurethanes applications, but tight control of the technology is limiting the building of new plants. This could change in the near future as the Chinese launch new production processes. Continue reading “The PO Problem” »
Posted on December 22nd, 2016 by Dr. Sina Ebnesajjad in Chemical Manufacturing Excellence
For five seasons from 1974 to 1978 a series called The Six Million Dollar Man aired on the television. It featured the ruggedly handsome NASA astronaut Colonel Steve Austin Continue reading “Biodegradable 3D Printing Materials, Bone Fractures and the $6 Million Man!” »