Manufacturing,

New Report Points to Fuel and Petrochemical Industries Stimulating Job Growth

The latest job numbers out today (Friday, September 7th) once again paint a rosy picture of the U.S. economy – 201,000 jobs were added in August, above expectations, and wages continued to increase. The fuel and petrochemical industries, which are...

/ September 7, 2018
One Small Step for Man, One Giant Leap for Petrochemicals

One Small Step for Man, One Giant Leap for Petrochemicals

Preface: So, I was asked if we can somehow tie Moon Day with petrochemicals. I said that I’m pretty sure space suits are made from synthetic materials, so that’s a pretty good tie-in. Well, it turns out that the space...

/ July 19, 2017

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

President Obama’s 2015 State of the Union

As he has done for many years now, President Obama has stated that he has presided over another year of strong economic growth—growth that has stemmed from the booming manufacturing and energy industries. Of course, the catalyst for the growth...

/ January 20, 2015