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2014-07-25 16:21:21

DUBLIN, July 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Global Linear Alkyl Benzene (LAB) Market 2014-2018" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 Linear alkyl benzene or LAB is a colorless detergent alkylate produced from kerosene feedstock. It is produced as an intermediate chemical while manufacturing certain surfactants. It is an organic compound having good optical transparency and high light yield. LAB is...

2014-07-25 08:22:10

HOUSTON and LONDON, July 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Second-Quarter 2014 Highlights -- Record quarterly EBITDA of $1.94 billion -- Record diluted earnings per share of $2.22; income from continuing operations of $1.17 billion -- Solid results in all segments, with O&P Americas segment approaching EBITDA of $1 billion -- Completed initial 10% share repurchase and initiated purchases under second 10% authorization; repurchased approximately 19...

2014-07-24 12:24:00

DALLAS, July 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- "Global Demand, Capacity and Prices for Polypropylene - End-Use Sectors in Asia-Pacific to Drive Growth" 2014 market research report says worldwide polypropylene capacity increased at a Compound Annual Growth Rate (CAGR) of 5.2% from 2003, reaching 65 million tons per year (mmty) in 2013, and is expected to continue rising to 86 mmty by 2018, at a slightly higher CAGR of 5.8%. It forecasts China and Russia to be the leading contributors to...

2014-07-20 23:00:49

RnRMarketResearch.com offers "Peracetic Acid Market by Type (Disinfectant, Sanitizer, Sterilant, & Others), by Application (Healthcare, Food, Water Treatment, Pulp & Paper, & Others), by Geography (North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific, & ROW) – Global Trends & Forecasts to 2018" research report in its store. Dallas, TX (PRWEB) July 20, 2014 This global peracetic acid market report divides the industry on the basis of types, applications, and regions. The...

2014-07-17 23:04:15

The North American Styrene butadiene rubber Market report defines and segments the market with analysis and forecast of revenue. http://www.micromarketmonitor.com/market/north-america-styrene-butadiene-rubber-sbr-6738699992.html (PRWEB) July 17, 2014 The North American Styrene butadiene rubber Market report defines and segments the Styrene Butadiene Rubber market in North America with analysis and forecast of revenue. Browse through the TOC of the North America Styrene Butadiene Rubber...

2014-07-17 16:21:42

HOUSTON, July 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Westlake Chemical Corporation (NYSE: WLK) announced today the completion of a third amendment and restatement of its $400 million revolving credit agreement, thereby extending the maturity to 2019, reducing interest costs, and increasing financial flexibility. "We are pleased to have completed this agreement as it increases our company's financial flexibility and provides the liquidity to fund our continued growth," said Albert Chao, Westlake's...

2014-07-16 23:03:14

The emerging demand of plastic films and sheets will enhance the growth of polyvinyl chloride market. http://www.micromarketmonitor.com/market/north-america-polyvinyl-chloride-3016211864.html (PRWEB) July 16, 2014 PVC is one of the most widely used plastic in the world, produced by polymerizing vinyl chloride monomer, which is experiencing strong market growth. Much of this growth is due to the strong demand in its key application industries such as construction and automobile. The global...

2014-07-14 12:23:06

LONDON, July 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Prices in the $3-trillion-plus global petrochemicals market climbed $26 per metric ton (/mt) in June, up 2% from the previous month and the first price increase in five months, according to the just-released monthly Platts Global Petrochemical Index (PGPI). The PGPI is a benchmark basket of seven widely used petrochemicals and is published by Platts, a leading global energy, petrochemicals and metals information provider and a top source of...

2014-07-12 23:00:20

The global phthalic anhydride market, in terms of value, is estimated to reach $8.42 million by 2018. http://www.marketsandmarkets.com/Market-Reports/phthalic-anhydride-derivatives-market-179828823.html (PRWEB) July 12, 2014 The report, "Phthalic Anhydride and Derivatives (Plasticizers, Unsaturated Polyester Resins, and Alkyd Resins) Market by Application & Geography – Trends & Forecast to 2018," defines and segments phthalic anhydride market with analysis and...

2014-07-11 12:22:18

DUBLIN, July 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Global and Chinese Polyethylene Glycol Industry Report 2014" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 The Global and Chinese Polyethylene Glycol Industry Report 2014 is a professional and in-depth study on the current state of the polyethylene glycol industry with a focus on the Chinese situation. The report provides a basic overview of the industry including...


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