TITLE

Relief for polyethylene business remains a distant prospect

AUTHOR(S)
Coeyman, Marjorie
PUB. DATE
December 1993
SOURCE
Chemical Week;12/1/1993, Vol. 153 Issue 21, p9
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
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.
ACCESSION #
9404061411

 

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