Tecnon OrbiChem will be presenting at the 11th Annual India Chemical Industry Outlook Conference: Adding Value to Life – Fulfilling the Promise of Petrochemicals Roger Lee, Managing Director, Tecnon OrbiChem Ltd Identifying Prospects for Downstream Market Development Gillian Tweddle, Business Manager, Tecnon OrbiChem Ltd Engineering Plastics and Polymers in Consumer Applications (Automobiles, Electronics, Packaging… Read More TOC at India Chemicals Outlook Conference
Tecnon OrbiChem (www.orbichem.com) has a vacancy for a market consultant, principally in the Caustic Soda market segment. Working from home, with remote access to a Cloud-based, global computer network, the job would suit a self-motivated, disciplined and independently minded candidate, who is, nonetheless, capable of working in a small, close-knit team in what is still,… Read More Vacancy: Market Consultant – Caustic Soda
Acrylic acid markets continued to face supply problems during 2017, notably in the US on the back of disruption caused by hurricanes Harvey and Irma. Fortunately, the US market was able to get back on its feet comparatively quickly, and ended the year in a better supply position, but also with stronger than forecast demand,… Read More Acrylic acid and acrylates – what trends can we expect in early 2018?
Demand for carbon tetrachloride (CTC) has been languishing for years, but now there are prospects for a strong pick-up in consumption. Whereas CTC has traditionally been regarded as a “Zwangsprodukt” or unavoidable by-product of chloromethanes production in the past, new outlets are now emerging. In view of the improved prospects, Tecnon OrbiChem, in collaboration with… Read More Renaissance of Carbon Tetrachloride
World fibre production has continued to grow in 2017, rising, we expect, by the time all data is gathered, by 2.7% to 96.9 million tonnes, with China again being the principal driving force. Growth is also forecast for South & Southeast Asia, but reductions are expected in the Americas, West Europe, the Middle East &… Read More World Fibre Production to Rise from 97 Million Tons in 2017 to 145 Million by 2030
2017 has been a roller-coaster year for the global UPR markets, margins have come under pressure as feedstock costs have seen wild swings month-on-month throughout the year. Producers have had to announce numerous price increases since the start of the 2017 in order to keep on top of raw material cost increases; at times they… Read More UP Resin Markets Hoping For a More Stable 2018 after a Turbulent 2017
The global maleic anhydride market has recently been impacted by several influences that are outside the market, itself. These include: Hurricanes in the US in the autumn of 2017 that wreaked havoc with logistics in the Houston area. Production problems in Europe, in particular in Hungary. A reduction in exports from South Korea to the… Read More Maleic Market Affected by Outside Factors