Petrochemical

Get the facts on wax

You’ve read about the numerous products AFPM members manufacture. These range from fuel to materials that are used in prosthetic arms and on space stations. But one product that doesn’t jump to the forefront are waxes. And yes, waxes are...

/ November 4, 2015

We have petrochemicals to thank for Back to the Future

Great Scott! It’s hard to believe, but Back to the Future 2 day has arrived. When Marty McFly and Doc Brown jumped forward from 1985, they arrived at October 21, 2015 – and much of what the film predicted would...

/ October 21, 2015

After Hurricane Joaquin: How Petrochemicals Can Help

Last week, the eastern seaboard of the U.S. was hit by the effects of Hurricane Joaquin. As written in a previous blog, petrochemical-based products play a key role in keeping people safe during hurricane season thanks to sturdier building design, sea...

/ October 13, 2015

Petrochem Knights

Anyone at AFPM or on any of the AFPM committees with which I work will tell you that I am a proud alumnus of the University of Central Florida (UCF). I attended the 2014 Fiesta Bowl where the UCF Knights...

/ August 10, 2015