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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

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

Toluene: Safeguarding Tech from Messy Mistakes

Your browser does not support HTML5 video. Anyone who has dropped their smartphone into a sink, pool or mud puddle can recall the flash of dread that occurs when the devise splashes into the water. Memories captured in videos and...

/ March 9, 2018