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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 12:22:47

DALLAS, April 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- 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, Photovoltaic Panels) by Geography - Trends & Forecasts to 2018", defines and segments the global Ethylene Vinyl Acetate Market with an analysis and forecasting of its global volume and value. Browse more than 88 market...

2014-04-24 08:25:57

Technology Allows for Revolutionary Process Capabilities and Performance Attributes HOUSTON, April 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Kraton Performance Polymers, Inc. (NYSE: KRA), a leading global innovator and producer of Styrenic Block Copolymers (SBCs) and other engineered polymers, today announced the introduction of two new hydrogenated styrenic block copolymers (HSBCs). Kraton(TM) MD6951 and MD1648 present a unique balance of high elasticity, extraordinary tensile strength and...

2014-04-22 16:23:03

Plastic PET bottle recycling increases 53 percent over 10 years NEW YORK, April 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Recycled polyethylene terephthalate (PET) pellets are now selling at higher prices than new PET produced from scratch at refineries. As of April 15, 2014, bulk virgin PET was selling at 72 cents per pound while recycled PET pellets were fetching as much as 77 cents per pound, according to PetroChem Wire, a chemical industry news and price reporting service that also publishes...

2014-04-22 08:36:24

DALLAS, April 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The report, "Biodegradable Packaging Market by Packaging Type (Plastic and Paper), by Applications (Food Packaging, Beverage Packaging, Pharmaceuticals Packaging, Personal & Home Care Packaging, and Others), and by Geography (North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific, and ROW) - Global Trends & Forecast to 2019" ,defines and segments the global Biodegradable Packaging Market with an analysis and forecast for biodegradable plastic and...

2014-04-21 16:22:50

SHANGHAI, April 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- PolyOne Corporation (NYSE: POL), a premier global provider of specialized polymer materials, services and solutions, will showcase its latest innovations at Chinaplas 2014, one of the world's largest plastics industry exhibitions. New technologies to be displayed are the result of close collaboration with customers to help them reach new markets, achieve sustainability goals and improve profitability. "Inspired by our customers, we are...

2014-04-17 16:23:27

HOUSTON, April 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Kraton Performance Polymers, Inc. (NYSE: KRA), a leading global producer of styrenic block copolymers, announces that it has scheduled a conference call on Wednesday, April 30, 2014 at 8:00 a.m. Central Time (9:00 a.m. Eastern Time) to discuss First Quarter 2014 financial results. The company expects to release its results after market close on Tuesday, April 29, 2014. Kraton invites you to listen to the conference call, which will be...

2014-04-17 00:20:40

DUBLIN, April 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/hplx89/polybutadiene) has announced the addition of the "Polybutadiene rubber (BR): 2014 World Market Outlook and Forecast up to 2018" [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/hplx89/polybutadiene ] report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ) Polybutadiene rubber 2014 World Market Outlook and Forecast is an...

2014-04-16 23:05:32

Automotive plastics market report covers seven major types of automotive plastics used in passenger cars such as polypropylene, polyurethanes, polycarbonates, high density polyethylene, polymethyl methacrylate, Acrylonitrile butadiene styrene, and composites. (http://www.marketsandmarkets.com/Market-Reports/automotive-plastics-market-passenger-cars-506.html) (PRWEB) April 16, 2014 According to the market research report "Automotive Plastics Market for Passenger Cars, By Type...

2014-04-16 20:21:24

DUBLIN, April 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/hwbrdm/butadiene_and) has announced the addition of the "Butadiene & Derivatives Market, by Applications & Geography - Trends and Forecasts to 2018" [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/hwbrdm/butadiene_and ] report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ) The global butadiene market, along with its various...


Word of the Day
caparison
  • A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
  • Clothing, especially sumptuous clothing; equipment; outfit.
  • To cover with a caparison, as a horse.
  • To dress sumptuously; adorn with rich dress.
This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.
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