Petrochemical

FACT CHECK: As petrochemical industry expands, facilities are getting cleaner

If you read the headlines in the news lately — “Greenhouse Gas Emissions From Plastics Are Predicted to Rise,” “New Texas petrochemical projects add millions of tons of greenhouse gas pollution, report finds” — you’d think emissions from the petrochemical...

/ December 10, 2018

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

On National Manufacturing Day, Industry Job Growth Holds Strong

As American manufacturers champion their contributions to economic competitiveness and product innovation today, the industry has yet another reason to celebrate – U.S. manufacturing employment is still on the rise. Marking National Manufacturing Day (Friday, October 5th), the latest U.S....

/ October 5, 2018