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This US subsidiary of the global industry leader – with headquarters in Japan and operations in 25 countries – compiled a list of more than 400 market opportunities before selecting 5 priorities and developing action plans to accelerate entry and increase traction in new markets. All five plans were approved by the parent company's CEO.Learn more about our client's successes
This national oil company wanted to give investors confidence so they developed a two-pronged strategy to grow its core oil business and set the stage for launching a new chemical business, while staying abreast of market changes and avoiding up to $4 billion in potential costs/risk to its reputation.Learn more about our client’s successes
As a leader in the global specialty chemicals market, this US-based company has compressed business development research efforts from several months to a few weeks − supporting faster time to market -- as well as promoting a broader understanding of customer needs and uncovering fresh ideas from other fields.Learn more about our client’s successes
Our Aromatics expert Duncan Clark takes a look at the PTA and Paraxylene markets, to provide answers the following questions: 1. What were the key issues that impacted the paraxylene market in 2016? 2. What are the key issues impacting the PTA market? 3. What is the supply outlook for PTA? 4. What is the supply outlook for paraxylene? 5. What differentiates ..more
Praxair has signed a 15-year agreement with Celanese to supply the company with carbon monoxide, oxygen, and nitrogen in the US Gulf Coast (USGC). As part of the agreement, Praxair will invest more than $300 million to build a plant to supply the gases and build an air separation unit on its nitrogen and oxygen pipeline network. Together with the previously announce..more
Perstorp's net loss widened to 428 million Swedish krona ($47.95 million) in the fourth quarter of 2016, from a SKr227-million loss one year earlier, according to the company. The company's EBITDA, excluding non-recurring items, nevertheless rose to SKr 477 million in the fourth quarter from SKr238 million in the year-earlier period. The increas..more
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