Polyethylene

With new threats, new plastics better protect troops

Sometimes the only thing separating life from death for soldiers on a battlefield is the gear that protects them. And much of it is made from high-tech polymers developed in recent years. Personal protective equipment (PPE) is the modern-day version...

/ November 9, 2018

A Petrochemical Boom Could Go Bust with More Trade Tariffs

*The op-ed below originally appeared in Morning Consult on Tuesday, October 16, 2018 One of America’s major strengths when it comes to the economy and global trade is our petrochemical industry, which produces the building blocks used in manufacturing supply...

/ October 16, 2018

Happy Thanksgiving From AFPM

Ah, Thanksgiving….a day for spending time with family and friends, giving thanks and eating way too much food. At the original Thanksgiving, pilgrims walked into the woods to get their turkey and fixings while today we “hunt” our meals in...

/ November 17, 2017

From Farm to Table: The Role of Petrochemicals in Agriculture

This National Agriculture Day, as we sit down to tuck into our dinners, it is easy to overlook how our food ended up at our tables – and the role of petrochemicals in getting them there.

/ March 15, 2016