Petrochemical

Gets It There Fresh and Keeps It All Clean: Ethylene

What helps prevent contamination as food is transported from farms to stores to our dinner tables? What helps keep produce fresher for longer as it travels from rural fields to urban centers? And what is helping households, cafeterias and food...

/ March 12, 2018

AFPM Members Are Making Health and Safety More Accessible

Every day, AFPM members make products that improve our lives and contribute to human progress — including fuels like gasoline, diesel and jet fuel that facilitate access to vital health services, and petrochemicals used as building blocks to create healthcare...

/ March 12, 2018

Butylenes: Getting You from A to B — and Beyond

As research continues to yield breakthroughs in modern transportation, the evidence clearly shows that petrochemicals are integral to the future of travel. From self-healing tires that could save drivers from the repair shop to high-tech space suits enabling new discoveries,...

/ March 12, 2018

Stain Proof, Sweat Proof and Bullet Proof —Xylene Makes Us All Superheroes

Your browser does not support HTML5 video. In the days before stain-resistant carpets and upholstery, keeping muddy dogs and kids’ shoes off the furniture and out of the living room was a full-time job. However, manufacturers have now figured out...

/ March 12, 2018