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U.S. Specialty Chemicals Markets Accelerated in February

Monday, 27 March 2017  |  Chris Guy

The American Chemistry Council (ACC) reported that U.S. specialty chemicals market volumes rose a strong 0.6% in February. This follows an upwardly re...

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Emerson Opens Second Additive Manufacturing Center

10 HOURS AGO

With the goal of spurring innovation to address customers’ engineering design challenges and accelerating speed to market for new, rigorously-tested products, Emerson opened an advanced additive manufacturing center at its Singapore campus. This is Emerson’s second location to have additiv...

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GE Oil & Gas Expands with New Sub Saharan Africa Facility

4 DAYS AGO

GE Oil & Gas opened a new facility in Takoradi Port, Ghana, expanding its global footprint and supporting local investment. The facility, which will be the primary service center for deep-water offshore projects in Ghana, has a 1,600 square meter indoor test area with capability for testing thre...

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U.S. Specialty Chemicals Markets Accelerated in February

10 HOURS AGO

The American Chemistry Council (ACC) reported that U.S. specialty chemicals market volumes rose a strong 0.6% in February. This follows an upwardly revised 0.4% gain in January. Volumes have generally been moving up since May. All changes in the data are reported on a three-month moving average (3MMA)...

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Executive Order Will Roll Back Obama-Era Emissions Rules

17 HOURS AGO

According to EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt, the Trump administration “will issue an executive order on Tuesday that begins dismantling a rule under former President Barack Obama that slashed carbon dioxide emissions and discouraged coal-fired electricity,” Bloomberg reports .

“The cha...

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U.S. Durable Goods Orders Rose 1.7% in February

17 HOURS AGO

New orders for manufactured durable goods in February increased $3.9 billion or 1.7% to $235.4 billion, the U.S. Department of Commerce announced . This increase, up two consecutive months, followed a 2.3% January increase. Excluding transportation, new orders increased 0.4%. Excluding defense, new or...

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Kansas City Fed Shows Manufacturing At 6-Year High

3 DAYS AGO

Tenth District manufacturing activity strengthened further in March, and many indexes of expectations for future activity were at or near record highs. Most price indexes increased moderately. The month-over-month composite index was 20 in March , its highest reading since March 2011, up from 14 in Fe...

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NY Fed Chief: We’re Not Out of the Woods Yet

Not so fast my friend was the message delivered in remarks Monday by Federal Reserve Bank of New York President William C. Dudley.

“The incoming data on the U.S. economy has been a bit more upbeat of late, suggesting that the recovery may be finally establishing a somewhat firmer footing. Real GDP expanded at a 3 percent annual rate in the fourth quarter of 2011, the fastest growth since the first half of 2010. The average monthly gain in nonfarm payroll employment moved up to 256,000 in January and February from 164,000 in the fourth quarter,” said Dudley.

“While these developments are certainly encouraging, it is far too soon to conclude that we are out of the woods. To begin with, the economic data looked brighter at this point in 2010 and again in 2011, only to fade as we got into the second and third quarters of those years.”

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