Keep on truckin'

Chang, Joseph; Boswell, Clay
November 2006
ICIS Chemical Business;11/20/2006, Vol. 1 Issue 44, p22
Trade Publication
This article focuses on the possible effect of an economic slowdown in 2007 on the North American chemical distribution industry. The industry heads into 2007 facing a number of challenges, including volatile raw material prices, and shortages of skilled labor and railcars. According to Ashland Distribution president Ted Harris, the overall strength of the business is very dependent on the U.S. industrial manufacturing as well as their ability to control costs.


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