Americas Watch

September 2006
ICIS Chemical Business;9/25/2006, Vol. 1 Issue 36, p16
Trade Publication
The article provides an update of issues related to the chemical industries in North America. Ashland plans to cut costs and redesign the business models of its struggling Valvoline and water technologies segments, says CFO, Marvin Quin. Huntsman's planned divestment of its $5bn turnover commodities chemicals business is more likely to be a sale than a spin-off, president and chief executive Peter Huntsman has predicted.


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