basic chemicals & plastics

October 2007
Chemical Week;10/24/2007, Vol. 169 Issue 34, p43
Trade Publication
This section offers news briefs on the chemical and plastic industries. Basell will cease production of polypropylene in Varennes, Quebec in April 2008. Oxea will increase off-list prices for i/n butyl acetate, i/n butanol, n-propyl acetate, and n-propanol in North America and in Africa, Asia, the Mideast, as well as South and Central America.


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