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Month: January 2013

FluoroCouncil to attend Outdoor Retailer Winter Market in Salt Lake City, Jan. 23-26.

The FluoroCouncil, the global organization representing the world’s leading fluoro-technology companies, will attend the Outdoor Retailer Winter Market in Salt Lake City, Utah, from January 23rd to 26th. Please...

How can chemistry help keep you warm and save you money this winter?

New Year’s Day has come and gone, and for many Americans, the coldest months of winter are still ahead. But don’t crank up the heat just yet! There are...

In Texas, natural gas and American chemistry continue to drive economic growth

Oil and gas drilling have loomed large in the Texas economy for decades. Now the production of low-priced natural gas from shale is transforming the state’s petrochemical industry and...

“Man of Steel” in 2013? Think industry of steel – bigger, stronger, better than ever

In 2012, the shale gas revolution was credited for revitalizing the chemical industry and sparking talks about domestic energy security, according to a recent Bloomberg news report. The House...

Updated building codes keep Illinois on pace with latest energy efficiency innovations

On January 1, 2013, Illinois became the second state in the nation (after Maryland) to implement the 2012 version of the International Energy Conservation Code (IECC) for residential and...