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MOVES: Styron Europe to new Horgen office

Styron Europe GmbH is moving to a new office in Horgen, Switzerland from 3 January 2012, the company informed contacts by email today.   All the employees who were previously located at the ex-parent company Dow’s offices in Bachtobelstrasse, Horgen, will move to the new office. Those from the Latex Pilot Coater in Samstagern will […]

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MOVES: Pierre Minguet to Styrolution

Pierre Minguet, formerly business director polystyrene at INEOS Nova, is now vice-president business management polystyrene EMEA at Styrolution, he announced this week on LinkedIn.   Minguet has been in the position since October 2011, and is responsible for all aspects of business management of the polystyrene portfolio of Styrolution in Europe, Middle-East and Africa and […]

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MOVES: Glenn Bohny to Omnova Solutions

Glenn Bohny has moved to Houston-based Omnova Solutions as global sourcing director from November 2011, he announced today on LinkedIn.   Bohny was previously vice president commercial at TPC Group, and played an enthusiastic part in events around the 2011 ICIS World Olefins Conference in Brussels in March.  

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MOVES: Styrolution to Frankfurt

Styrolution has established its global and European headquarters in Frankfurt, Germany, the company announced on Friday.   “We see this important step as a sign that we are standing on our own two feet as a company,” said Roberto Gualdoni, chief executive officer, Styrolution, at the ribbon cutting ceremony for the new office building.   […]

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MOVES: Rahul Malhotra replaces Paul Rek, Shell styrenics

Rahul Malhotra will take over the role of global general manager – styrene monomer at Shell Chemicals Europe, replacing Paul Rek who moves to lead a large Global Chemicals Commercial Project, which runs cross all products and all regions of Shell Chemicals, according to an email sent by Rek today informing business contacts.   Malhotra, […]

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PHOTOS: More chemical plants

A picture is worth a hundred words and it is good to enliven PowerPoint presentations with photos of chemical plants we have visited.   This week two of the Blog’s colleagues have been on an editorial visit to the chemical heartland of the Amsterdam Rotterdam Antwerp (ARA) region, and one new reporter has come back with 100 […]

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MOVES: Ish Medeles joins TPC

Ish Medeles, formerly of INEOS Phenol, has joined TPC in Houston in the role of National Account Manager for the C4 business.  He will manage TPC’s customer interface for the C4 business with emphasis on Butadiene and Butene 1, a company source confirmed to the Blog.   Medeles started in his new role on 10 […]

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MOVES: David Cunningham to Styrolution

David Cunningham, formerly with INEOS Nova, has officially started today in the new role of vice president styrene at Styrolution, he told the Blog this afternoon on the phone at Berlin airport.   See Nigel’s article today on Styrolution’s plans to be the global leader in styrene.

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Chemical adverts #15: Petrobras and Emerson

It’s been a bit quiet for chemical adverts lately, but then this one was spotted on Saturday on a screen at Heathrow Terminal 5 above the queues for security.   The launch of Petrobras Brazil’s largest petrochemical operation is the subject of the advert. More here.  

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MOVES: Setiawan to President, Southeast Asia, Dow

Eddy Setiawan of Dow Chemical has been appointed president south east Asia from this month, he announced on Wednesday 10 August 2011 on LinkedIn. Setiawan, formerly global business director of Dow’s chlorinated organics, and a one-time benzene contact for the Blog at Dow in Horgen, Switzerland, will continue to be based in Singapore.

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