Dow Chemical, Chevron Phillips form styrene venture

April 2007
Chemical Business;Apr2007, Vol. 21 Issue 4, p72
Trade Publication
The article reports on a joint venture entered by Dow Chemical Co. and Chevron Phillips Chemical Co. to produce styrene and polystyrene plastic in the Americas. Each company intends to contribute one factory that makes styrene monomer, a raw material for polystyrene plastic, to the joint venture. It notes that the deal is expected to reduce polystyrene costs for both companies.


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