Tag Archives | New York City


ICIS in New York

The Blog’s comrade Will Beacham, veteran of Glastonbury, has just returned from a stint in the ICIS Chemical Business offices in New York City, and has penned a scurrilous piece for the new ICIS blog “From Our Own Correspondent,” where he draws some unflattering comparisons between our own UK base and the glamorous Big Apple. […]

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The sweet smell of maple syrup chemicals

A mysterious maple syrup smell has been wafting across New York City and into the offices of ICIS Chemical Business (ICB) on Park Avenue South for the past five years. At last city officials have sniffed out the source of the sweet smell – a New Jersey plant which processes flavours and fragrances, according to this article in […]

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Houston petchem favourite sushi business lunch in peril

The favourite business lunch of the Houston petrochemical business community may become a thing of the past, now that food inspectors have found tuna sushi in New York City stores and restaurants containing so much mercury that at most of them,

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Europeans flock to US for conferences and shopping

Tales abound of European chemical people flocking to the US for conferences and shopping. One US methanol trader tells me with amazement that one of his European colleagues bought 27 shirts last week at the methanol conference in Orlando, Florida. There is no stopping the headlong pursuit of golf clubs and iPods, although one delegate […]

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New York, New York – Tips for Baseoils and NECA

It’s winter in New York City and the snow will be falling, the lights sparkling in the trees, and the ICIS Pan-American Baseoils Conference will return for its regular winter gig in New York City. This year it moves from the New Jersey shoreline overlooking the city back into Manhattan at the New York Marriott […]

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Video Review: Chemically Enhanced Bunnies

Everyone’s favourite video clip – it’s got chemicals, wildlife and New York City.

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