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2014-08-28 23:17:26

A first for one of Dow AgroScience's suppliers, Floralife, a leader in the postharvest floriculture industry, receives the External Manufacturer of the Year Award for 2013. Walterboro, S.C. (PRWEB) August 28, 2014 Floralife, a leader in the postharvest floriculture industry, receives the External Manufacturer of the Year Award for 2013 from AgroFresh. A wholly owned subsidiary of the Dow Chemical Company and a global business unit of Dow AgroSciences LLC, AgroFresh is an innovator in...

2014-08-08 12:22:24

DUBLIN, Aug. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Global Ethylene Vinyl Acetate (Film, Extrusion, Non-Extrusion, Injection Molding, Coating, Wire & Cable) Market - Forecasts to 2018" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 Ethylene vinyl acetate has found wide acceptance in various industries on account of its distinguished properties in comparison to other materials. On the basis of application areas, the...

2014-08-05 08:24:16

- Record quarterly income from operations of $266.8 million, increasing 13% from second quarter 2013. HOUSTON, Aug. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Westlake Chemical Corporation (NYSE: WLK) today reported net income for the second quarter of 2014 was $169.4 million, or $1.26 per diluted share, on net sales of $998.6 million. This represents an increase in net income of $23.6 million, or $0.17 per diluted share, compared to the quarter ended June 30, 2013 net income of $145.8 million,...

2014-06-27 12:22:51

Companies Bring Unmatched Experience to ExxonMobil Project HOUSTON, June 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Bechtel and Linde have been awarded a contract to design and build an ethylene plant in Texas for ExxonMobil. The plant will be built just east of Houston at the ExxonMobil Baytown Complex, one of the largest and most technologically advanced petroleum and petrochemical complexes in the world. At a capacity of 1.55 million tons of ethylene per year, the new facility will be one of the...

2014-06-23 23:08:57

Sterigenics International LLC, a global leader in outsourced contract sterilization services, today announced that it will invest more than $10 million to expand operations in Atlanta, Dallas and Belgium. Deerfield, IL (PRWEB) June 23, 2014 Sterigenics International LLC, a global leader in outsourced contract sterilization services, today announced that it will invest more than $10 million to expand operations in Atlanta, Dallas and Belgium. “Strong global customer demand is driving...

2014-06-23 08:23:47

UOP methanol-to-olefins (MTO) technology enables production of high-value petrochemicals from feedstocks derived from coal or natural gas instead of petroleum DES PLAINES, Ill., June 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- UOP LLC, a Honeywell (NYSE: HON) company, announced today that its licensee, China's Wison (Nanjing) Clean Energy Co. Ltd., has produced more than 360 million pounds of light olefins at a plant in Nanjing, China, using UOP's breakthrough methanol-to-olefins (MTO) process...

2014-06-10 23:11:14

Market Size - $23.81 bn in 2013, Market Growth - CAGR of 5%, Market Trends – Increasing application in textiles and PET manufacturing. View full report - http://www.grandviewresearch.com/industry-analysis/ethylene-glycols-industry. San Francisco, California (PRWEB) June 10, 2014 The global market for ethylene glycol is expected to reach USD 33.36 billion by 2020, according to a new study by Grand View Research, Inc. Growing demand for polyethylene terephthalate (PET) for packaging...

2014-06-02 23:02:37

Ethylene vinyl acetate market, growing at a CAGR of 8.9%, is estimated to generate global value of $12,131.4 million by 2018. The ethylene vinyl acetate market is experiencing healthy growth that is expected to continue in the near future - http://www.marketsandmarkets.com/Market-Reports/ethylene-vinyl-acetate-market-188576603.html. (PRWEB) June 02, 2014 The report “Ethylene Vinyl Acetate Market by Type (VLEVA, LEVA, MEVA, HEVA), Application (Film, Extrusion, Non-Extrusion, Injection...

2014-05-19 23:04:16

Ethylene vinyl acetate & (EVA) is a thermoplastic copolymer of ethylene and vinyl acetate, and is estimated to generate global value of $12,131.4 million by 2018. http://www.marketsandmarkets.com/Market-Reports/ethylene-vinyl-acetate-market-188576603.html. (PRWEB) May 19, 2014 The report, “Ethylene Vinyl Acetate Market by Type (VLEVA, LEVA, MEVA, HEVA), Application (Film, Extrusion, Non-Extrusion, Injection Molding, Coating, Wire & Cable), End-Uses (Shoes & Foams, Packaging,...

2014-05-19 08:22:18

HOUSTON, May 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The board of directors of Westlake Chemical Corporation (NYSE:WLK) declared on Friday, May 16, 2014, a dividend of 12.6 cents per share. The dividend will be payable on June 17, 2014, to stockholders of record on May 30, 2014. This is the 39(th) successive quarterly dividend that Westlake has declared since completing its initial public offering in August 2004. Westlake Chemical Corporation (WLK)Westlake Chemical Corporation is an...


Word of the Day
monteith
  • A large punch-bowl of the eighteenth century, usually of silver and with a movable rim, and decorated with flutings and a scalloped edge. It was also used for cooling and carrying wine-glasses.
  • A kind of cotton handkerchief having white spots on a colored ground, the spots being produced by a chemical which discharges the color.
This word is possibly named after Monteith (Monteigh), 'an eccentric 17th-century Scotsman who wore a cloak scalloped at the hem.'
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