Americas Watch

Robinson, Simon
May 2006
ICIS Chemical Business;5/15/2006, Vol. 1 Issue 19, p14
Trade Publication
The article offers news briefs related to the chemical industry in the U.S. DuPont Corp. has acquired patents for Eastman Chemical's Gavilan catalyst and polyolefin technology. Mexico's Mexichem Co. made net profits of Pesos 484 million ($44 million/€39 million) in the first quarter of 2006, up 30% from Pesos 372 million in the same period a year earlier. Caustic soda consumption increased in Brazil during the first quarter of 2006.


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