Relief for polyethylene business remains a distant prospect

Coeyman, Marjorie
December 1993
Chemical Week;12/1/1993, Vol. 153 Issue 21, p9
Trade Publication
Reports on the problem of excess capacity in the polyethylene trade. Addition of production capability by Westlake and subtraction of Quantum's polyethylene volume; Release of inventories to the market at year end; Lack of demand for polyethylenes; Extensive buildup of capacity in developing nations; Applications of single-site or metallocene catalysis.


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