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2011-10-04 02:30:00

LUDWIGSHAFEN, Germany, October 4, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- - New Leading Styrenics Supplier Starts Operations On October 1st, 2011 Styrolution officially started operating as an independent company, following the approval of the relevant antitrust authorities. The new company is a 50:50 joint venture between BASF and INEOS, comprising the key styrenics activities of the two partners. Styrolution is the world's leading styrenics supplier. Styrolution is the only one of...

2011-09-27 11:00:00

ITS Executive Team will attend the conference for medical device, bio pharmaceutical, Biotech and pharmaceutical supply chain and logistics management. Kingsville, TX (PRWEB) September 27, 2011 Intelligent Thermal Solutions (ITS), named 2011 Innovator of the Year by the Greener Package Awards, announces its executive team will attend Logipharma 2011 in Boston Oct. 3-5. President and CEO, Richard Ellinger; COO John Howe and Account Executive, Steven Kaplan will attend the conference for...

2011-08-03 02:30:00

DALLAS, August 3, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- ReportsnReports announces it will carry Styrene, Expandable Polystyrene (EPS), Acrylonitrile-Butadiene-Styrene (ABS) Industry Outlook to 2015 reports for APAC, Europe & North America in its store A new set of reports on Styrene, Expandable Polystyrene (EPS) & Acrylonitrile-Butadiene-Styrene (ABS) Industry for North America, Europe & Asia Pacific regions provide Industry Outlook to 2015 for each of these industries in each...

2011-08-02 00:00:29

U.S. maker of five-day temperature-assured and eco-friendly cold chain containers for safely shipping pharmaceuticals and biologics worldwide changes corporate name and rebrands products; announces new leadership team. Kingsvile, TX (PRWEB) August 01, 2011 Active CC Boxes LLC, U.S. maker of five-day temperature-assured and eco-friendly cold chain containers for safely shipping pharmaceuticals and biologics worldwide, announces a corporate name change to Intelligent Thermal Solutions, LLC,...

2011-06-10 19:12:00

WASHINGTON, June 10, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, The National Toxicology Program released its Report on Carcinogens, which included the substance styrene. The following statement on the safety of foodservice packaging products made from polystyrene can be attributed to Cal Dooley, CEO of the American Chemistry Council: "In light of the recent inclusion of the substance styrene in the National Toxicology Program's (NTP) 12th Report on Carcinogens, some people may wonder whether...

2011-06-10 15:59:00

Department Ignores White House Commitment to Science-based Decisions WASHINGTON, June 10, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services' (HHS) National Toxicology Program (NTP) today released the 12th Report on Carcinogens (12th RoC). The following statement can be attributed to Cal Dooley, President and CEO, American Chemistry Council. "We are extremely concerned that politics may have hijacked the scientific process and believe this report by HHS is...

2011-05-16 08:00:00

BATON ROUGE, La., May 16, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Albemarle Corporation (NYSE: ALB), a leader in the development, manufacture and marketing of flame retardants, announced today that it will increase prices of SAYTEX® flame retardants on shipments beginning July 1, 2011, or as contracts allow, at the following rates: SAYTEX® 102E (decabromodiphenyl oxide) by $1.00/kg globally SAYTEX® 4010 (decabromodiphenyl ethane) by $0.80/kg globally...

2011-04-13 01:00:00

BERWYN, Pennsylvania, April 13, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Styron, the leading global materials company established in June 2010, has announced plans to change its company name to Trinseo. The name change will be fully effective in all countries later in 2011; the company will continue to do business as Styron until that time. "We believe that the new name of Trinseo will position the company better for future growth and greater potential as a global materials company," said Chris...

2011-03-24 12:20:00

Comparisons Vary on Solid Waste, Greenhouse Gases WASHINGTON, March 24, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A new peer reviewed study finds that commonly used cups, plates and sandwich containers made of polystyrene foam use significantly less energy and water than comparable paper-based or corn-based (polylactic: PLA) alternatives, primarily due to polystyrene foam's much lower weight. The polystyrene foam products create less, similar or more solid waste by volume than alternatives...

2011-03-24 00:00:27

BASF proudly announces the accomplishments of its customer, LOGIX®. The insulated concrete form (ICF) manufacturer was recognized at both the annual ICF Builder Awards and Ontario Concrete Awards for their involvement in the innovative Village Suites sustainable student housing project in Oshawa, Ontario, Canada. Wyandotte, MI (Vocus/PRWEB) March 22, 2011 BASF proudly announces the accomplishments of its customer, LOGIX®. The insulated concrete form (ICF) manufacturer was recognized...