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3M offers early exit to U.S. workers

April 13, 2009
The Associated Press reports that 3M has announced early retirement offer packages to about 3,600 U.S. employees, or 11 percent of its workforce, as the diversified manufacturer continues to respond
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DuPont asks WV Supreme Court to overturn $400 million verdict

April 8, 2009
The Associated Press reports that Chemical maker DuPont urged the West Virginia Supreme Court to fix what it called mistakes that led to a nearly $400 million verdict against
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As chemical industry struggles, seed units shine

April 1, 2009
Even in a recession, people need to eat. And right now that''s a saving grace for chemical companies with agricultural businesses. According to the Associated Press, slumping consumer confidence has
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Goodyear seeks $38 million in state help for Topeka plant

March 18, 2009
Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co. is telling Kansas’ legislators that it needs nearly $38 million in help from the state, according to the Associated Press. The company says it needs
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Dow brings recyclable carpet one step closer to reality

March 17, 2009
Barriers to truly sustainable solutions abound. So when a technology comes along that breaks those barriers, manufacturers pay attention. And now, one of the limitations to producing recyclable carpet
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Dow settlement reached with Rohm & Haas

March 11, 2009
The takeover that went from an absolute-must to nearly a bust for Dow Chemical will go forward, but the final price for Rohm & Haas was steep and the nation''s
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Gulf Resources receives $7.5 million in orders for environmentally-friendly chemicals

March 9, 2009
Gulf Resources, Inc., a leading manufacturer of bromine, crude salt and specialty chemical products in China, announced that the Company’s wholly-owned subsidiary, Shouguang Yuxin Chemical Industry Co., signed an agreement
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Two engineers charged with stealing Goodyear Tire trade secrets

March 9, 2009
The Associated Press reports that two engineers for a Tennessee company were arrested and charged with conspiring to steal trade secrets from Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co. for use in
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Dow agrees to dioxin cleanup in Michigan area

March 4, 2009
Dow Chemical Company has agreed to clean up dioxin contamination in a Saginaw Township park and nearby residential sites, as reported by the Associated Press. The Environmental Protection Agency said
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DuPont finance chief doesn''t see recovery in 2009

February 11, 2009
The Associated Press reports that DuPont’s chief financial officer, Jeffery Keefer, has said that the chemical maker likely won''t bounce back from the economic slump this year, though it stands
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