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Month: April 2013

When it comes to chemical manufacturing jobs, Ohio is having seconds

Bill Hagstrand, a senior consultant for NorTech, an Ohio-based economic development organization, is a vocal proponent of the benefits shale gas could bring to the Buckeye State’s manufacturing sector...

As freight rail competition wanes, manufacturers pay a heavy price

Will this be déjà vu all over again? Recent GDP data suggest the economy may be cooling off and North American freight carloads are down 2.4 percent so far...

“Designing Spaces” to feature spray polyurethane foam as part of “Think Green” series

Energy efficient, spray polyurethane foam insulation is an increasing popular product with families thanks to its ability to help reduce energy costs for homeowners around the country. Now, curious...

More gas, more glory for U.S. chemical manufacturing

As more and more data gushers in about production of natural gas, the better the prospects become that these abundant and affordable supplies are not just a short-term benefit...

Tragic event is reminder of the importance of safety and continuous improvement

The American Chemistry Council and our members would like to express our deepest sympathies to the families impacted by the tragic event that occurred in West, Texas. Our thoughts...