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2014-09-16 00:20:28

TOKYO, Sept. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ADEKA Corporation, a polymer additives manufacturer based in Japan, announced on September 16 that it will attend the following three international polymer additives conferences in October: - 16th annual SPE Conference 2014 on October 5 - 8 in Detroit, Michigan, U.S.A. - Vinyltech 2014 on October 20 - 22 in Indianapolis, Indiana, U.S.A. - Polyolefin Additives 2014 on October 28 - 30 in Cologne, Germany SPE Conference 2014 Presentation: Oct....

2011-06-03 13:24:00

ROTTERDAM, Netherlands, June 3, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- LyondellBasell today announced that Tim Roberts has been named Senior Vice President, Olefins and Polyolefins for the Americas region. He will be based in Houston. Roberts has a broad knowledge of the global chemical industry. He most recently served as Vice President of Planning and Development for Chevron Phillips Chemical. Prior to this, Roberts was President and CEO of Americas Styrenics LLC, a joint venture between the Dow...

2011-05-11 00:00:28

Targray Technology International and The Dow Chemical Company (NYSE:DOW) announce the renewal of their Master Distribution Agreement that allows Targray to be the exclusive distributor of Dow's ENLIGHTâ“ž¢ Polyolefin Encapsulant Films. Montreal, Quebec, Canada; Philadelphia, PA (PRWEB) May 09, 2011 Targray Technology International and The Dow Chemical Company (NYSE:DOW) announce the renewal of their Master Distribution Agreement that allows Targray to be the...

2010-11-08 13:50:00

ROTTERDAM, Netherlands, Nov. 8, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- LyondellBasell (NYSE: LYB) today announced that Bhavesh V. (Bob) Patel has been named senior vice president, Olefins & Polyolefins - Europe, Asia and International (EAI), with additional responsibilities for licensing and catalyst sales, effective immediately. Patel will succeed Anton de Vries who has departed from the company. "Bob Patel has demonstrated success in leading olefins and polyolefins businesses in Asia and the...

2010-08-16 07:00:00

ROTTERDAM, Netherlands, Aug. 16 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Highlights Generated net income of $8,843 million or $203 million excluding a net $8,640 million after-tax gain on the discharge of liabilities subject to compromise related to emergence from Chapter 11 and fresh-start accounting adjustments EBITDAR of $1,403 million excluding emergence-related non-cash Lower of Cost or Market (LCM) inventory charge - more than double 2Q09 and 1Q10 Generally improved business conditions across...


Word of the Day
vermicular
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.
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