Tecnon OrbiChem launches its fully interactive On-Line Database

NEW from Tecnon OrbiChem FULLY INTERACTIVE, ON-LINE DATABASE COMPREHENSIVE DATA & STATISTICS HISTORY, FORECASTS & ANALYSIS    Tecnon OrbiChem’s databases covering global petrochemical intermediates, resins and synthetic fibres markets are now available to query and search via our website – http://www.orbichem.com . Watch the video to explore the possibilities: Subscribe to access: 20+ Years of History… Read More Tecnon OrbiChem launches its fully interactive On-Line Database

Polyamide — 80 Years Young: How and When Did It All Start?

Opening speech by Charles Fryer, Chairman, Tecnon OrbiChem Ltd. at the 17th China International Polyamide & Intermediates Forum, Shanghai, 5-6 December 2019 This year we can celebrate just over 80 years of Polyamide in the public eye. It was in October 1939 that ladies’ stockings made of polyamide 6,6, soon to be known by the… Read More Polyamide — 80 Years Young: How and When Did It All Start?

Will 2020 be any better for the UP Resin Industry?

2019 has been a tough year for the UP resin industry, especially in China and the US. Chinese volumes have been significantly impacted by the anti-dumping duties on engineered stone exports to the US, the market is fragmented with many small players and operating rates have consistently been below 50% during the year. The US… Read More Will 2020 be any better for the UP Resin Industry?

Isocyanates: Market Weakness to Continue

Global issues have been negatively affecting the isocyanates markets for most of 2019. A combination of trade tariffs, Brexit, environmental pressure and lower economic growth have been plaguing the market and most products have so far seen lower demand levels and price softening. Click here to receive the full article *  SUBSCRIPTION SERVICES CHEMICAL BUSINESS… Read More Isocyanates: Market Weakness to Continue

Engineering Thermoplastics market hoping for better times in 2020

The year 2019 will not be remembered fondly by most engineering thermoplastics market participants. Overall demand is down across the board for engineering thermoplastics in key downstream markets including automotive and construction sectors. The uncertainty surrounding demand has increased throughout the year as a result of factors including the US-China trade war, Brexit, and a… Read More Engineering Thermoplastics market hoping for better times in 2020

Petrochem to face higher shipping costs due to low sulphur standards

The countdown toward the implementation of mandates limiting sulphur emissions on ocean-going vessels is well underway, and some petrochemical industry participants have concerns the industry will not be ready to deal with any potential changes ahead. Click here to receive the full article *  SUBSCRIPTION SERVICES CHEMICAL BUSINESS FOCUS A MONTHLY ROUNDUP & ANALYSIS OF… Read More Petrochem to face higher shipping costs due to low sulphur standards