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Articles Tagged with ''chemical industry''

Dow Chemical to build several plants on US Gulf Coast

March 22, 2013
Dow Chemical is planning to take full advantage of the low price of U.S. shale gas by investing in the construction of several processing plants on the U.S. Gulf Coast.
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Chemical plant explosion blamed on equipment malfunction

March 18, 2013
An explosion early Sunday morning at the Hexion Specialty Chemicals facility in Sheboygan, Wis., that caused about $25,000 in damage was blamed on an equipment malfunction.
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US chemical processing industry off to promising start in 2013

March 15, 2013
The U.S. chemical processing industry (CPI) experienced a promising start in 2013, with about $9 billion in projects funded and approved in the first quarter.
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Improving economy, need for investment bodes well for 2013 CHEM SHOW

March 15, 2013
A steadily improving economy and the pressing need for manufacturers to invest in new processing equipment bodes well for both the chemical processing industries (CPI) and the 55th biennial CHEM SHOW.
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Understanding combustible dust standards and how they apply

March 14, 2013
Preventing combustible dust explosions in processing plants is a topic of widespread concern, and dust collectors are often at risk. You may very well have questions about the regulatory requirements involved. Follow some general guidelines to apply the right standards and protect against combustible dust explosions in your dust collectors.
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Tackling the Top Six Pricing Challenges in the Chemical Industry

March 14, 2013
This white paper highlights the top six pricing challenges facing the chemical industry today and how industry-leading companies are tackling these challenges using pricing best practices and technology solutions.
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Dow Chemical awarded $2.48 billion in court battle with Kuwaiti company

March 11, 2013
Legal proceedings that have been going on for years between Dow Chemical Co. and Kuwaiti state-owned Petrochemical Industries Co. are finally over, after an international court awarded an extra $318 million to the American chemical corporation.
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Multifunctional Processing System

March 11, 2013
The multifunctional Ystral PiloTec processing system is the newest generation of Ystral induction, mixing and dispersing equipment bringing established production processes to a laboratory or smaller scale.
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Chemical plant explosion in China forces 20,000 to evacuate

February 26, 2013
An explosion and fire Monday morning at a chemical plant in southwestern China injured at least five workers and forced the evacuation of more than 20,000 people in the area.
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Occidental exec re-elected board chair of American Chemical Society

February 20, 2013
William F. Carroll, vice president at Occidental Chemical Corp. in Dallas, Texas, has been re-elected chair of the Board of Directors of the American Chemical Society (ACS).
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