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Friday Jul 11 | The Japan Times

Agent Orange ingredients found at Okinawa military dumpsite

Dozens of rusting barrels unearthed on former U.S. military land in Okinawa City have been identified as containing chemical precursors to defoliant Agent Orange, a toxic compound used widely in the Vietnam War and blamed for poisoning that has resulted in birth defects and other health problems.

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Related Topix: Rubber-Plastics, Manufacturing, Chemicals

Friday Jul 11 | SBWire

Global Insulation Market 2014-2018 - New Market Research Report

Building insulation regulates the heat generated inside buildings. Insulation materials help control the heat that is dissipated through conduction, convection, and radiation.

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Related Topix: Rubber-Plastics, Manufacturing, Chemicals

Friday Jul 11 | Sys-Con Media

Abundant Feedstock, Market Dynamics Propel Propane Dehydrogenation...

North America is seeing a spate of propane dehydrogenation projects to produce propylene amid tight supplies and abundant shale-derived feedstock.

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Related Topix: Rubber-Plastics, Manufacturing, Chemicals, Williams Partners L.P., Sugar Land, TX

Thu Jul 10, 2014

Sys-Con Media

Dow Electronic Materials Wins Texas Instruments' 2013 Supplier Excellence Award

Dow Electronic Materials , a business unit of The Dow Chemical Company , today announced it was honored with the 2013 Supplier Excellence Award from Texas Instruments .

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Related Topix: Rubber-Plastics, Manufacturing, Chemicals, The Dow Company

Business Wire

Press release distribution, EDGAR filing, XBRL, regulatory filings

The same day at 09.00 CET, are analy... )--According to a national study released yesterday by Cogent Reports, a division of Market Strategies International, New Jersey Natural Gas is one of the most trus... )--Fitch Ratings expects to assign a rating of 'BBB+' to American International Group, Inc.'s $1.0 billion issuance of 2.3% senior notes due ... (more)

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Related Topix: Financial Markets, Rubber-Plastics, Manufacturing, Chemicals

Wed Jul 09, 2014

International Society of Automation

MAVERICK Technologies Awarded Strategic System Integrator Services...

COLUMBIA, Ill. - MAVERICK Technologies announced today that it has signed a Strategic System Integrator Services Agreement with The Dow Chemical Company in support of Dow's North America Process Automation capital projects envelope.

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Related Topix: Columbia, IL, Rubber-Plastics, Manufacturing, Chemicals

Tue Jul 08, 2014

NewsTarget.com

Agent Orange ingredient 2,4-D could soon be sprayed on thousands of fields near U.S. schools

Dow AgroSciences, a subsidiary of Dow Chemical, is seeking permission to spray a toxic Agent Orange ingredient across agricultural fields within blocks of thousands of U.S. schools, a report from the Environmental Working Group has warned.

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Related Topix: Agriculture, Science, Rubber-Plastics, Manufacturing, Chemicals, Environmental Law, Law, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Environment, US News, United States Department of Agriculture

Mon Jul 07, 2014

Environmental Leader

Dow Fine Particle Filter Proves Effective Across Applications

A tobacco facility and a pulp and paper manufacturer are among the Dow Chemical Company customers in China treating difficult water using the Tequatic Plus fine particle filter from Dow Water & Process Solutions.

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Related Topix: Rubber-Plastics, Manufacturing, Chemicals, World News, China

Forbes.com

XLB, UXI: Big ETF Outflows

Looking at units outstanding versus one week prior within the universe of ETFs covered at ETF Channel, the biggest outflow was seen in the Materials Select Sector SPDR Fund , where 7,650,000 units were destroyed, or a 6.9% decrease week over week.

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Related Topix: Monsanto, Chemicals, Rubber-Plastics, Manufacturing, Financial Markets

Business Journal

Why solar shingles are not for everyone

A home in Cary has the first solar shingles system to come online in North Carolina, installed by Raleigh's Sun Dollar Energy, a DOW Powerhouse certified installer.

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Related Topix: Chemicals, North Carolina, Solar Energy, Alternative Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy, Rubber-Plastics, Manufacturing

Thu Jul 03, 2014

Coatings World

Dow to Begin Construction on New World-Scale Ethylene Production Facility in Texas

The Dow Chemical Company will begin construction of its previously announced world-scale ethylene production facility, representing a prominent milestone in delivering on its strategy to invest in its performance-based portfolio of technology-enabled businesses.

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Related Topix: Rubber-Plastics, Manufacturing, Chemicals, The Dow Company, Dow AgroSciences

Wall St. Cheat Sheet

A. Schulman: A Better Buy Than Dow Chemical Or DuPont?

My goodness, what a performance! The little known A. Schulman, Inc. just delivered a huge knockout quarter, and I think you definitely need to know about this company.

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Related Topix: Rubber-Plastics, Manufacturing, Chemicals, A Schulman

GlobeNewswire

2014 Report on the International Green Polyol & Bio Polyol Market - Forecasts to 2018

Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Green Polyol & Bio Polyol Market by Type, Application, End-user & Geography - Global Trends & Forecasts 2018" report to their offering.

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Related Topix: World News, Indonesia, Rubber-Plastics, Manufacturing, Chemicals

Wed Jul 02, 2014

WBRZ

Dow gives LSU $2M for engineering facility

The LSU College of Engineering received a combined $2 million donation from the Dow Chemical Company in efforts to expand facilities and support student research.

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Related Topix: Rubber-Plastics, Manufacturing, Chemicals, Engineering, Chemical Engineering, Science

MLive.com

In brief: Dow begins construction of new world-scale ethylene production facility in Texas

Dow Texas Operations in Freeport, Texas, is The Dow Chemical Co.' s largest integrated manufacturing site worldwide and the largest chemical complex in North America with more than 4,200 employees and 3,800 contractors on site daily.

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Related Topix: Freeport, TX, Rubber-Plastics, Manufacturing, Chemicals, OSHA

Mon Jun 30, 2014

Business Wire

Clay Jones to Retire from Rockwell Collins Board of Directors on July 31

He was appointed president of Rockwell Collins in January 1999, and then became CEO in June 2001 after leading the company through its initial public offering.

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Related Topix: Manufacturing, Rockwell Collins, Aerospace-Defense, Rubber-Plastics, Chemicals

Sys-Con Media

Williams, LyondellBasell, Westlake Set to Complete Ethylene Projects...

The Dow Chemical Company and Exxon Mobil Corporation announced this month that construction is starting on their massive new ethylene plant projects in Texas, totaling $2.2 billion.

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Related Topix: Chemicals, Rubber-Plastics, Manufacturing, Midland, MI, Exxon Mobil, Energy, Oil & Gas, Occidental Petroleum

Agri Marketing

Dow Begins Construction Of New World-Scale Ethylene Production Facility In Texas

SCALE ETHYLENE PRODUCTION FACILITY IN TEXAS Jun. 30, 2014 Source: Dow news release On June 30, The Dow Chemical Company will begin construction of its previously announced world-scale ethylene production facility, representing a prominent milestone in delivering on its strategy to invest in its performance-based portfolio of technology-enabled ... (more)

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Related Topix: Rubber-Plastics, Manufacturing, Chemicals, The Dow Company

Fri Jun 27, 2014

Forbes.com

Friday Sector Laggards: Materials, Healthcare

The worst performing sector as of midday Friday is the Materials sector, showing a 0.4% loss.

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Related Topix: Rubber-Plastics, Manufacturing, Chemicals, Financial Markets, Alexion Pharmaceuticals, Biotech, Taligen Therapeutics, Medicine, Healthcare Industry, Regeneron Pharmaceuticals

Thu Jun 26, 2014

International Society of Automation

MAVERICK Technologies Awarded Strategic System Integrator Services...

COLUMBIA, Ill. - MAVERICK Technologies announced today that it has signed a Strategic System Integrator Services Agreement with The Dow Chemical Company in support of Dow's North America Process Automation capital projects envelope.

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Related Topix: Columbia, IL, Rubber-Plastics, Manufacturing, Chemicals

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