Petrochemical

Holiday Candles – Brought to You by Petroleum Manufacturers

From mentions in numerous holiday tunes to being lit in homes across the country, candles are as much a part of Christmas tradition as holly and ivy. In the 19th century, candles were used to illuminate Christmas trees. In Sweden, St....

/ December 16, 2015

Veterans Day: Petrochemicals in Special Operations

As a veteran of the United States Marine Corps, I take great pride in acknowledging my comrades in all services during this week, in which both Veteran’s Day and the Marine Corps Birthday are celebrated. I’ve been looking forward to...

/ November 9, 2015

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