Jane Denny

As Tecnon OrbiChem’s Content Marketer/Writer, Jane is responsible for creating, improving, and maintaining content for our blog, marketing campaigns and sales materials.

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Feedstock and Chemicals Supply Chains: A 2024 Assessment

A flurry of chemicals deals were signed and sealed at the start of the new year. In part, activity was triggered by fear that the US Gulf Coast chill...

Infographic showing global capacity to produce maleic anhydride.

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Maleic Anhydride Markets: An Assessment for 2024

Maleic anhydride is an important intermediate chemical. Currently, capacity to produce is in excess of 5000 ktpa globally. Over two-thirds of the...

Trade flow graphics for two key feedstocks orthoxylene and phthalic anhydride in 2023.

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Orthoxylene—Phthalic Anhydride Markets: What's happening in 2024?

Phthalic anhydride is used to produce phthalate-based PVC plasticizers, resins and coatings. Orthoxylene is the key feedstock for manufacturing...

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How A US Gulf Coast Snow Flurry Roused Quiet Markets

Not enough years have passed for the Texas Big Freeze shockwaves to have fully exited the chemicals sector consciousness just yet. So severe was its...

Headshots of chemical experts attending AFPM 2024.

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AFPM 2024: Expert Team for the International Petrochemical Conference

ResourceWise (formerly Tecnon OrbiChem) has attended the American Fuel & Petrochemical Manufacturers’ springtime event—the International...

Two graphics from Tecnon OrbiChem's chemicals business intelligence platform that show polyamide capcities and trade flows worldwide.

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Polyamide Plastics: Opportunity and Trade Options in 2024

The world has changed a great deal since ladies’ stockings introduced the new engineered thermoplastic Nylon at the New York World's Fair in 1939....

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Is the US Automotive Sector Strike Impacting Chemicals Supply Chains?

The automotive sector is operating in a contradictory landscape at present. This year alone, it has been subject to pent-up demand driven by Covid,...

A running shoe that can be made in a one-shot injection mold process much like the Wellington Boot.

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Footwear Feedstocks Price Forecast: A Chemicals Cost Comparison

The footwear sector is huge – with as many as 24 billion pairs produced annually – but it is also quickly evolving. Whether we're talking raw...

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Putting Sustainability at The Heart of The Chemicals Sector

The International Energy Agency has set broad goals for achieving net-zero carbon emissions by the 2050 benchmark. Cutting greenhouse gas pollution...

Aluminium cans for beverages, which are coated with the chemical bisphenol A on the inside.

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Bisphenol A Ban By The Back Door: The 21st Century Way

Despite being a key component of epoxy resins and polycarbonates, and an additive that makes unsaturated polyester resins stronger and resistant to...

A graph showing the volatility of global acetic acid prices between 2020 and 2023.

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Biobased Acetic Acid: Making a Key Chemicals Feedstock Sustainable

Acetic acid has been made by biobased routes for centuries, albeit in a dilute form. If wine or other alcoholic beverage made by fermentation is...

Tecnon OrbiChem biomaterials expert Doris de Guzman presents at Renewable Materials Conference in Siegburg, Cologne, Germany at the end of May 2023.

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Future Funding: Billion-dollar Policy Offers US Bioeconomy a Lifeline

Chemical companies are struggling to find markets as weak demand – driven by inflation fears – permeates the economy worldwide. Manufacturing...