- Exports driving US PVC. LERNER, IVAN; Liao, Ruth; Wilson, Stephanie; Viswanathan, Prema; Widjaja, Feliana // ICIS Chemical Business;3/21/2011, Vol. 279 Issue 10, p20
The article reports on the boom in the U.S. polyvinyl chloride (PVC) market spured by increased imports. Dick Masori, controller at PVC producer Shintech Inc. said that Gulf Coast PVC is expected to increase its competitive advantage. According to Albert Chao, president and chief executive...
- Thermal and burning properties of wood flour-poly(vinyl chloride) composite. Fang, Yiqun; Wang, Qingwen; Bai, Xiaoyan; Wang, Weihong; Cooper, Paul // Journal of Thermal Analysis & Calorimetry;Sep2012, Vol. 109 Issue 3, p1577
The present study deals with the effects of wood flour on thermal and burning properties of wood flour-poly(vinyl chloride) composites (WF-PVC) using thermogravimetric (TG), cone calorimetry (CONE), and pyrolysis-gas chromatography/mass spectrometry (Py-GC/MS). TG tests show that an interaction...
- Have PVC prices hit bottom? Vames, Steven // Chemical Week;4/8/1998, Vol. 160 Issue 13, p34
Forecasts a decline in prices of general purpose polyvinyl chloride (PVC) in March 1998. Price of PVC per pound; Effects of declining PVC prices; Rise in export prices for PVC from the United States Gulf Coast to Asia.
- Philippine Joint Venture to Increase Its PVC Capacity. Savage, Eleanor Van // Chemical Market Reporter;06/26/2000, Vol. 257 Issue 26, p28
Reports that the Philippine Resins Industries Inc. will increase its polyvinyl chloride (PVC) capacity by 2002. Projected annual growth rate for PVC; Construction applications for PVC; PVC facilities in Indonesia.
- Fiscal and structural indicators. // OECD Economic Surveys: Sweden;Aug1999, Vol. 1999 Issue 18, p167
Presents charts of the fiscal and structural indicators of Sweden. Structure of expenditure and receipts; Budget indicators of the general government; Tax rates.
- Hydro Polymers Invests to Improve Competitiveness. Alperowicz, Natasha // Chemical Week;9/14/2005, Vol. 167 Issue 30, p11
This article reports on the plans of Hydro Polymers to invest in several projects in Norway that will help the company achieve total integration and improve its competitive position in 2005. In addition, Hydro Polymers is planning an investment at Stenungsund, Sweden to replace a mercury-process...
- BRE sparks row with new ratings for PVC products. // ENDS (Environmental Data Services);May2009, Issue 412, p23
The article reports that the decision by The British Building Research Establishment (BRE) to give some Polyvinyl Chloride (PVC) floors and windows and A+ rating has given rise to questions over their safety to health. According to Greenpeace and chemicals consultancy Ardeer Eco, BRE's...
- Hans Blix. Hathcock, Barrett // Hans Blix;2005, p1
Presents biographical details on Hans Blix, Swedish diplomat and head of the United Nations Monitoring, Verification and Inspection Commission (UNMOVIC) from 2000 until 2003. Details of his education in Sweden and England; Work as a member of Sweden's delegation to the general assembly of the...
- Hydro expands PVC capacity in the U.K. and Norway. Young, Ian // Chemical Week;12/7/1994, Vol. 155 Issue 22, p21
Reports on the plans of Norsk Hydro AS to expand its existing polyvinyl chloride (PVC) manufacturing plants in Great Britain and Norway. Estimated amount allotted for the investment program; Review of plans to increase another PVC plant at Stenungsund, Sweden; Distinction of Norks Hydro as...
- PVC prices rise in Europe, but demand doubts persist. Wiesmann, Gerrit // Chemical Week;8/17/1994, Vol. 155 Issue 6, p15
Examines the price rise of polyvinyl chloride (PVC) and its demand aspect. Market position of PVC; Features of European pricing strategies; Observers' concerns over demand factor; Future projections of PVC prices.