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MOVES: Nadja Weiss to Artenius Sines PTA

Nadja Weiss is now PTA Marketing and Sales Manager at Artenius Sines PTA, SA, she announced on LinkedIn today.   She left her former position as Regional Manager Aromatics E/A/ME at Chevron Phillips Chemicals International NV in June 2010.

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Nick King joins Lotte Chemical UK

Nick King has joined Lotte Chemical UK as PTA Commercial Director effective from February, he tells the Blog via Caroline.   Most recently, he set up Cloonacool Consultancy Ltd and worked closely with the Kolmar Group after the demise of Artenius UK, where he had been PTA Sales Director.   Says Nick, “Having met virtually all the major European PTA […]

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Chemicals industry marks role in Moon landing

The science of chemistry and the chemical industry supplied many of the materials that made the Apollo 11 mission and, indeed, all space flight, possible – read all about it in this fascinating Insight piece by ICIS editors Nigel Davis, Ben DuBose and Joe Kamalick.   In a roll call of the big chemicals of […]

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Made in China

My recent week’s holiday gave me the chance to sit on the sofa and watch the Olympic Games in Beijing and enjoy all those sports we watch only once every four years: judo, archery, canoeing, Greco-Roman wrestling to name but a few. What occurred to me during the media coverage was the naivety towards China and how it’s viewed as a developing, much-to-learn nation.

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