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MOVES: Jaroslaw Michniuk joins Selena

Jaroslav (Jarek) Michniuk, formerly of BASF and Styrolution, has joined the Board of Selena FM SA in July 2011, he announced on LinkedIn today. In his profile update, he describes the company as: “Globally acting Polish company dealing with chemical products for B&C (building and construction) industry. Headquartered in Wrocław, Poland, listed on Stock Exchange […]

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American Idol fans at BASF back Suddeth

Lauren Alaina Suddeth, daughter of a BASF worker in Chattanooga, is a finalist and judges’ front runner to win American Idol and is being supported by the local BASF workforce, according to this article in the Chattanooga Times Free Press, which Nel spotted and suggested for a new blog series called “Tenuous Links to Chemicals.” […]

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Chemical adverts #13 – BASF butterfly

This week’s issue of The Economist (30 Oct – 5 Nov 2010) is full of chemical and energy-related adverts, but this BASF ad opposite the contents page at the front of the magazine is the most striking.   Topically in the week of the K-fair in Dusseldorf, the advert shows an assortment of plastic automotive […]

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Styrolution scoop

I’m grateful to all the “sources close to the company” who gave me my scoop at EPCA on BASF’s Styrolution styrenics spin-off plans.   The story was picked up the following day by Bloomberg, and I had a nice email of thanks from Andrew Noel there.

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Top 100 Chemical Companies

The new ICIS Top 100 Chemical Companies listing is published today in ICB, and it’s free at this link.   The Blog can reveal that the top three are: BASF, Dow, ExxonMobil.   “The ICIS Top 100 lists the major global chemical producers, ranked by sales for 2009. The Top 100 provides key financial data […]

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EPCA Budapest speakers announced

The speakers at EPCA have been announced. In a short fast-paced session on Monday 4 October, the speeches and panel discussion will start at 08.00 and be over by 09.30, giving delegates plenty of time to get on with networking and their own private meetings.   The morning business session will include: Jeremy Bentham, Vice […]

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Sesame Street gets into Chemistry

Sesame Street characters are used to trick children into enjoying chemistry, in this video preview from the Magic Map Show at Expo 2010 Shanghai. Whatever it takes …  

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Top Chemical Adverts #11 BASF Chemistry

Chemistry creates good relationships among people, according to this new TV advert from BASF. Watch out for the cute wriggling sushi.  

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Nadja Weiss leaves Chevron Phillips

Nadja Weiss of Chevron Phillips Chemicals (CPChem) is to leave her position as Belgium-based Aromatics Manager Europe, Africa and Middle East (EAME) in June.  After 13 years in the industry, including starting out at BASF, she will hand over to Sid Baweja in a three-week transition period, she announced in a goodbye email to her business associates […]

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Chemical companies sponsor Essential2Life race

The Chemistry Council of New Jersey and American Chemistry Council Members sponsor the 4th annual essential2®life 5km race in Liberty State Park, Jersey City, New Jersey, USA on 10 April 2010. The race is presented by regional member companies of the ACC and the Chemistry Council of New Jersey, to benefit the American Red Cross […]

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