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NECA September meets in Canadian winery

NECA’s Fall 2011 meeting on 15 September will be in a Canadian chateau winery, our friend Kathy H emails the Blog this morning.   With her own winning charm she writes: “As you are the doyenne of the world chemicals party, I thought I’d send along the latest from our beloved NECA. This year’s Canadian […]

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NECA Spring Meeting at Philadelphia’s Union League

NECA’s Annual Spring Meeting will be on Thursday, 10 March 2011 at the historic Union League in Philadelphia, my friend Kathy writes to tell the Blog.   “It will kick off at 11 am with cocktails, and lunch is served at noon. The cost for the event is $140.   This is the only event of the year where […]

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MOVES: Stan Klocek leaves Haas

Stan Klocek, former Executive Vice President International at Haas TCM in Westchester, Pennsylvania, left the company at the end of December and is open to new ideas, he told friends this week.   Klocek was previously with Sunoco and Chemconnect, and he was President of the Northeastern Chemical Association (NECA) in the US for 2003. […]

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Dan Smith, ex-LyondellBasell speaker at NECA Xmas Luncheon

Dan Smith, former Chief Executive Officer at LyondellBasell Industries will be the keynote speaker at the Northeast Chemical Association (NECA) Xmas Luncheon.   The event will be held as always at the Pierre Hotel in New York, on Friday 10 December.   Tickets for the Luncheon are a snip at $250 a head, which the […]

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SECA follows on from SWCA and NECA

SAN ANTONIO (Chemicals Confidential)–The Southeast Chemicals Association is the newest of the US industry groupings, I hear from my friend Kathy H on Sunday morning at NPRA. It’s news to me, although it’s been going for about five years, following in the footsteps of Southwest Chems and NECA.   The SECA guys meet at the […]

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The Pierre braces itself for NECA

Chemical folk who were worrying that the NECA Winter Meeting at the Pierre in New York just wasn’t glamorous enough, will be relieved to read that the hotel has just undergone a $100 million renovation of its rooms and public areas, under its new owners the Taj hotel group, according to a snippet which the Blog […]

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NECA Fall 2009 Meeting

The Northeast Chemical Association (NECA) will host its Fall Meeting on 17 September at the Fairmont Tremblant Hotel, Mont Tremblant, Quebec, Canada.  Register for the reception and dinner at www.necainc.com or contact rcarmichael@recochem.com.

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Queen misses Bermuda 400th anniversary

Bermuda, favoured retirement location for US chemical folk in the Northeast Chems (NECA) hubs of Philadelphia, NYC and Pittsburgh, and popular ICIS holiday destination for those with anniversaries to celebrate, has been shaken by the Queen’s decision to skip its 400th anniversary celebrations on 28 July, according to this article which I read in old-fashioned […]

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Packing our golf bags for Seaview

What everyone loves about the Northeast Chems Association (NECA) Sports Outing is that it is usually three days out of the office playing golf in the sunshine on the glorious rolling greens of the luxury Seaview Marriott hotel at Absecon on the New Jersey coast close to Ocean City.   Regular chemical golfers describe it as their favourite […]

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Raffles Hotel For Sale

Raffles Hotel in Singapore is up for sale, the Blog reads in this morning’s Times. The article claims that the Saudi prince owning Fairmont Raffles Hotels International is in need of funds after his fortune declined from $21bn to $13bn over the last year and Fortune magazine downgraded him to only 22nd in its ranking of […]

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