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MOVES: Changes at Styron Europe

Mike Cromack has been appointed Global BusinessDirector for Aromatic Feedstocks, and Rafael Cayuela has moved to becomeEuropean Commercial Manager for Aromatics at Styron Europe, focusing on both styrene monomer and benzene. The moves are the result of Chatchai’s departure to take up asenior commercial leadership role in the SCG-Dow Group, a joint venture companybetween The […]

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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: Andrew Jones to Dow Midland on Chlor-Alkali

Andrew Jones will move to Midland, US, to take over the Chlor-Alkali business director role at Dow, later in August, he said on 4 August 2011.   Jones, currently global business director aromatics and derivatives at Dow Europe in Horgen, Switzerland, not to mention a regular speaker at ICIS conferences, passed the news to our […]

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Reflections on the Aromatics Conference 2010, Berlin

Sitting again in the Segafredo café in Berlin Tegel departure lounge, I can see my two articles from this morning have gone up on the website, and there’s time to reflect on the Aromatics Conference…   It really was the best speaker line-up ever, and one we’ll never be able to repeat.   I enjoyed […]

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Early Bird places snapped up for Aromatics Conference 2010

Hardly a day goes by without some new development on the Aromatics Conference, which is all set for 23-24 November 2010 in a very stylish hotel in Berlin.   The Early Bird discount of €146 is available up to 3 September, and early delegates have been snapping up places at the discounted rate.   Top […]

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Jenney moves to Dow polypropylene

Antonia Jenney, senior commercial manager, aromatics Europe, at Dow Europe GmbH in Horgen, Switzerland, is moving to the position of Product Director PP and HDPE, Dow Europe/IMEA at Dow Chemical Company – Chemicals & Plastics, I hear from Truong today.   Her aromatics position will be taken by Mr Eide Garcia, formerly Latin America Product […]

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Siermann moves to Dow polyethylene

Thys Siermann, formerly Commercial Manager Olefins at Dow Europe in Horgen, moved to a similar role on polyethylene on 1 July 2010, I hear from Nel today.   His colleague in the US, Jose Obregon is moving from Houston to Horgen, together with his family, to take over the olefins role.   Jose Obregon was […]

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Traders flock to Zurich

Switzerland is luring the City boys, according to an article in the property supplement “Bricks and Mortar” on Friday. They follow in the footsteps of chemicals players like Dow in Horgen, Trammo in Altendorf, Kolmar in Zug, Nova in Fribourg, Koch and Avestra in Geneva – all of whom are contributing to the rising demand […]

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Jessica Biel at Dow event

The Blog’s “Celebs in Chemicals” category has been a bit short of sightings recently, so hats off to Joe Chang who spotted Jessica Biel, star of The Texas Chainsaw Massacre at the launch of the Dow Live Earth Run for Water  –  at The Lighthouse at Chelsea Piers in New York City.     For more […]

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The Morton Salt Girl Advert

Dow bought Rohm and Haas yesterday and immediately announced the sale of Morton Salt to Kali & Salz. Dow is to sell Morton Salt for $1.7bn which makes a dent in its immediate $4.3bn divestment target.   Apparently the Morton Salt Girl is a very well-known advert in the US, with its topical slogan of “When It […]

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