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2013-03-08 23:04:01

[189 Pages Report] Epichlorohydrin (ECH) Market report segmented global (Epoxy Resins, Propylene, Glycerin) market by geography, application, end uses and by manufacturing processes. (PRWEB) March 08, 2013 The report "Epichlorohydrin (ECH) Market, By Applications (Epoxy Resins, Synthetic Glycerin, Water Treatment Chemicals, Pharmaceuticals) and Feedstock (Propylene, Glycerin) - Global Market Trends and Forecast To 2017" defines and segments the global ECH market by volume consumed and...

2012-12-20 05:01:24

Lucintel Report Outlines Rising Demand in End-user Market to Drive Polypropylene Industry Globally Irving, Texas (PRWEB) December 19, 2012 The global polypropylene industry experienced growth over the last five years and is expected to continue its growth momentum reaching approximately US $92 billion in 2017 with a CAGR of 3.7% over the next five years. Rising demand in end-user markets such as packaging, automotive, and construction are expected to drive the industry. Lucintel, a leading...

2011-04-05 05:00:00

HOUSTON, April 5, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Westlake Chemical Corporation (NYSE: WLK) today announced an expansion program to include increasing the ethane-based ethylene capacity at Lake Charles, LA, and the evaluation of expansion options and the upgrade of ethylene production facilities at Calvert City, KY in order to capitalize on new low cost ethane and other "light" feedstocks being developed in North America. As part of this program each of the company's two light feedstock ethylene...

2010-04-08 16:20:00

Scientists at the U.S. Department of Energy's Argonne National Laboratory have identified a new class of silver-based catalysts for the production of the industrially useful chemical propylene oxide that is both environmentally friendly and less expensive. "The production of propylene oxide has a significant amount of by-products that are harmful to the environment, including chlorinated or peroxycarboxylic waste," said chemist Stefan Vajda of Argonne's Materials Science Division and Center...


Word of the Day
baudekin
  • A rich embroidered or brocaded silk fabric woven originally with a warp of gold thread.
'Baudekin' seems to be an alternative form of 'baldachin,' from the Italian 'Baldacco,' Baghdad, the city where the material was made.
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