- Dow Idles Several Plants; Raises Prices a Further 25%. Walsh, Kerri // Chemical Week;6/30/2008, Vol. 170 Issue 20, p8
The article reports that Dow Chemical will temporarily idle production at a number of manufacturing plants in North America and Europe and raise selling prices by up to an additional 25% to restore margins. Dow says it will idle one of two of its styrene units at Terneuzen, the Netherlands,...
- International Scene. // Chemical Business;Dec2006, Vol. 20 Issue 12, p71
The article offers news briefs on the chemicals industry. Dow Chemical has decided to invest in a liquid-feedstock-based ethylene cracker in Rayong, Thailand. Prices of phenolic resins and dispersions will be increased by Cytec Industries Inc. An 8% price increase will be implemented by Degussa...
- NEWS IN BRIEF. Todd, Martin // European Chemical News;3/8/2004, Vol. 80 Issue 2090, p12
Presents updates on the chemical industry as of March 2004. Unit to be closed by Shell Chemicals at its chemical plant in Geismar, Louisiana; Increase in the prices of Albemarle flame retardants; Price increase for Dow Chemical's resins in Europe.
- Wrap-Up. // Chemical Week;11/3/1999, Vol. 161 Issue 41, p26
Presents news briefs from the chemical industry in Asia as of November 3, 1999. Decision of Dow Chemical not to pursue a bid for the government's stake in Indian Petrochemicals Corp.; Shutdown of two slurry process polypropylene units of Sumitomo Chemical at Chiba, Japan; Decision of Mitsui...
- Dow to Shut Louisiana Chlor-Alkali Plant; Hikes Texas Production. Sim, Peck Hwee // Chemical Week;3/27/2002, Vol. 164 Issue 13, p10
Reports that Dow Chemical Co. will shut a chlor-alkali plant based on diaphragm-cell technology at Plaquemine, Louisiana in the second half of 2002. Significance of the move; Total chlor-alkali capacity of the Freeport plant per year; Capacity of chlor-alkali at Fort Saskatchewan that Dow is...
- Dow closes plants to cut back costs. // ICIS Chemical Business;9/4/2006, Vol. 1 Issue 33, p8
The article reports on the decision of Dow Chemical to close its chemical plants in Sarnia, Ontario, Fort Saskatchewan, Alberta and Porto Marghera, Italy to reduce structural costs. The company is planning to reduce costs by around $160 million a year. In Sarnia, production will stop by the end...
- Chlor-Alkali Producers Pile on Another Increase. Sim, Peck Hwee // Chemical Week;11/10/2004, Vol. 166 Issue 37, p37
Reports on an increase in the price of caustic soda and chlorine as of November 10, 2004. Reason for the price increase; Companies that increased their price for diaphragm grade caustic soda including Dow Chemical; Business enterprises that have announced chlorine price increases including OxyChem.
- Producers Push New Round of Increases. Sim, Peck Hwee // Chemical Week;3/9/2005, Vol. 167 Issue 8, p25
Presents several chlorine-alkali producers that are are pushing for price increases for caustic soda and chlorine for the second quarter of 2005. Dow Chemical, OxyChem; PPG Industries.
- Polystyrene makers striving for 3 cent-per-pound increase. Esposito, Frank // Plastics News;1/15/2007, Vol. 18 Issue 46, p22
The article reports that North American polystyrene (PS) makers are trying to stop recent price declines with a new round of price increases. Dow Chemical Co. and other PS makers are working to implement 3 cent-per-pound price moves that were to be effective from January 2, 2007. Dow has played...