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Standing Down from Work to Stand Up for Worker Safety

As part of our commitment to safety, the Center for the Polyurethanes Industry (CPI), the Diisocyanates Panel (DII), and the Aliphatic Diisocyanates Panel (ADI) have partnered with the Occupational...

Economic Trends

Weekly Chemistry and Economic Trends (September 11, 2020)

This week’s economic reports were mixed. Initial claims for jobless benefits, while much lower than in recent months, remain elevated (and above their pre-pandemic high), suggesting the labor market recovery may be softening. Inflation rose at...

Economic Trends

Weekly Chemistry and Economic Trends (September 4, 2020)

This week’s reports on the economy provided good news. Light vehicle sales improved again during August and the ISM reports on manufacturing and services indicate further expansion of economic activity, suggesting the recovery may now be four...

Kenya’s Own Trade Cabinet Secretary “rubbishes” NYT, Greenpeace Reports on U.S.-Kenya Trade Negotiations

How many Pulitzer Prize-winning journalists does it take to bungle a trade and environmental story about Kenya and irresponsibly wreak havoc in a country that fears its sovereignty is...

TRANSCAER® Gets a Boost to Help Rural Communities with Emergency Training

A national outreach program that provides critical emergency training to communities across the country is getting a boost thanks to bipartisan legislation passed by Congress and signed into law...