Americas Watch

Robinson, Simon
May 2006
ICIS Chemical Business;5/29/2006, Vol. 1 Issue 21, p15
Trade Publication
The article presents updates on the U.S. chemical industry. Dupont and Lucite are among the facilities linked to the shuttered Huntsman light olefins unit at Beaumont, Texas, that have managed to maintain production. Brazil's Petrobras has modified its offer to Petroquisa shareholders after the country's securities regulator rejected a bid made in April 2006. Tate & Lyle has gone to court in the U.S. against a group of Chinese companies for allegedly infringing its patented technology for making sucralose sweetener.


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