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2014-04-29 08:35:18

DUBLIN, Apr. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/jzd4pn/global) has announced the addition of the "Global Antioxidants Market 2014-2018" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 Antioxidants are molecules that inhibit oxidation of other molecules. Antioxidants neutralize the effects of free radicals in the human body and protect the body from the chain of the oxidation reaction by becoming oxidized...

2014-04-29 08:27:29

New Flexible Production Line at Existing Chesterfield, Va., Site to Produce Polymer for Packaging Film, Other Applications MORRIS TOWNSHIP, N.J., April 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Honeywell (NYSE: HON) Resins and Chemicals announced today that it will expand production capacity at its Chesterfield, Va., facility to meet demand for high-grade nylon polymers for packaging film and other applications. The new production line will be able to produce both nylon 6 and copolymer nylon 6/6.6...

2014-04-29 08:25:02

HOUSTON and LONDON, April 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- First-Quarter 2014 Highlights -- Diluted earnings per share of $1.72; $943 million income from continuing operations -- EBITDA of $1,668 million notwithstanding plant maintenance and weather-related cost increases -- Growth projects progressing with the start-up of a 200 million pounds per year polyethylene expansion, the commencement of the La Porte turnaround that will enable the third...

2014-04-25 04:20:52

DUBLIN, April 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/f5mmlc/succinic_acid) has announced the addition of the "Succinic Acid Market - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends And Forecast, 2012 - 2018" [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/f5mmlc/succinic_acid ] report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ) Petroleum derived maleic anhydride is the...

2014-04-23 23:03:59

Comprehensive analysis and forecast of world, regional and country DMT markets can be found in the topical research study “Dimethyl Terephthalate (DMT): 2014 World Market Outlook and Forecast up to 2018” worked out by Merchant Research & Consulting and recently published by Market Publishers Ltd. London, UK (PRWEB) April 23, 2014 The global demand for dimethyl terephthalate (DMT) has been gradually declining during the past few years due to tough competition from more...

2014-04-17 16:23:29

DUBLIN, April 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/m6bwz7/global_acrylic) has announced the addition of the "Global Acrylic Acid and its Derivatives Market 2014-2018" [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/m6bwz7/global_acrylic ] report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ) The analysts forecast the Global Acrylic Acid and its Derivatives market to grow at a CAGR...

2014-04-14 23:07:27

RnRMarketResearch.com adds “Chloromethanes Market (Methyl Chloride, Methylene Chloride, Chloroform, Carbon Tetrachloride) and Benzene Market & Its Derivatives (Ethylbenzene, Cumene, Cyclohexane, Nitrobenzene, and Alkylbenzene) Market by Application & Geography – Trends and Forecasts to 2018” to its store. Dallas, Texas (PRWEB) April 14, 2014 Chloromethanes Market (Methyl Chloride, Methylene Chloride, Chloroform, Carbon Tetrachloride) to 2018 The report covers the important...

2014-04-10 12:21:59

DUBLIN, April 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/t6cfhx/analysis_and) has announced the addition of the "Analysis and Forecast of China Ethylene Glycol Industry, 2013-2017" [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/t6cfhx/analysis_and ] report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ) China is the largest consumption country of ethylene glycol in the world, the...

2014-04-10 08:26:10

LONDON, April 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report:Russia Petrochemicals Report Q1 2014 Includes 3 FREE quarterly updatesBMI Industry ViewRussian petrochemicals capacity expansion over the medium term will be stimulated by expansion of nonoilindustrial sectors and domestic market growth. BMI believes that a structural change in the economytowards domestic demand-led growth should benefit the petrochemicals industry, and domestically...

2014-04-10 08:24:15

DUBLIN, April 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/2zl7l9/indepth_research) has announced the addition of the "In-Depth Research and Forecast of China Ethylene Industry" [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/2zl7l9/indepth_research ] report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ) The production scale and output of ethylene are the important indicators that...


Word of the Day
humgruffin
  • A terrible or repulsive person.
Regarding the etymology of 'humgruffin,' the OED says (rather unhelpfully) that it's a 'made-up word.' We might guess that 'hum' comes from 'humbug' or possibly 'hum' meaning 'a disagreeable smell,' while 'gruffin' could be a combination of 'gruff' and 'griffin.'