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Death of CDs spells doom for polycarbonate

The death of compact discs is nigh. UK sales of CDs slumped 27% in Q4 compared with 2007, and retailers have gone or are going out of business, according to this article. CDs are being killed off by the i-Pod and assorted MP3 players. Optical media like CDs and DVDs represent around 20% of polycarbonate demand, not to […]

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Pizza and lubes in New York City

The Blog is very much looking forward to the next Pan-American Base Oils Conference in New York City. The US dollar may still be weak, and the euro ever stronger, but forget iPods, jeans, running shoes, Clinique and Victoria’s Secret. No, this is where I shall be spending my free afternoon. All aboard for the pizza express bus …

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