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Cut the travel and shop from home

Business travel and entertainment are the first things to go as chemicals firms like everyone else aim to cut costs. Attendance at recent conferences and industry events like Southwest Chems Golf in October and early indications for NECA in December has been much reduced (although not enough to halt the constant barrage of emails promoting […]

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Southwest Chems Golf Outing

Chemical golfers from around the US Gulf, and a few from the northeast, were out in perfect weather last Monday for the Southwest Chemical Association Golf Outing at Kingwood Country Club in Houston.   But even blue skies and mild temperatures couldn’t disguise the fact that the mood was a bit on the morose side […]

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The Blog does Houston

The Houston air is like soup. As I step off the plane I feel one dress-size fatter and my hair springs into tight curls. Outside the airport terminal a monsoon is in progress. Never mind that I checked the weather forecast before I left and it said “30% chance of precipitation”. I took this to […]

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