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Solar-powered plane takes 12-hour flight from Switzerland to Brussels

   Solar Impulse, the world’s only totally solar powered plane, is expected to fly from Switzerland to Brussels tomorrow and you can watch it all on a live App.   The project is supported by Solvay and Bayer Material Science among others, and none of them seem concerned about the unpropitious date of Friday 13 May. […]

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The Joy of Headlines

The Blog is blissfully anticipating a year of riotous headlines after reading a press release from the American Chemistry Council this afternoon: “Bayer Corporation CEO Greg Babe to lead American Chemistry Council’s Responsible Care Program“.   Could there be potential there to equal or even surpass some of the past years’ headlines about UK Chancellor […]

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Jacko fans boost polycarbonate sales

The death of Michael Jackson has created over 7,000 tonnes of polycarbonate demand because of all the CDs and DVDs being sold, producer Bayer revealed during a conference call on Wednesday to present its quarterly results.   

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Chemical company salaries revealed

A new website which shows salaries for thousands of employees in leading companies, including major chemical firms, has been running for two months in the US, according to this article in TimesOnline today.

Click on Glassdoor.com to see more than 50,000 company reviews and salary reports from 80 countries. A quick scan shows entries for top chemical companies like Dow, DuPont, Bayer, BASF, ExxonMobil and Chevron.

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Protecting our heroes with plastics

These chemical advertisers know how to tug on your heartstrings. The Blog’s eye was caught by this heroic fireman rescuing a cute child with the aid of Bayer’s “high-tech plastic with extremely high break resistance and impact strength (making it) ideal for use in helmet visors.”

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It’s a Barbie World

When I was growing up I always wanted to look like my Barbie. It was her (well-proportioned) figure and blond hair I was after rather than the plastic feel of her face and the nylon strength of her hair but Bayer has developed a product line specifically to give us the latter.

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