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.

A line graph showing the price gap between paraxylene bought and sold in the United States compared to West Europe and Asia.

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Paraxylene Price Points: Forecasting from Firm Foundations

In today’s money, the first comprehensive world market paraxylene survey ever published would set a buyer back $33,000. In fact, it was the...

A white plastic container bearing the words 'the future of plastics' positioned on top of a tree leaf on a table.

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The Graduate 2024: One Word 'Plastics', Now Two—Lignins and PEF

The famous line about “Plastics” from the 1967 film The Graduate, starring Dustin Hoffman as Benjamin Braddock, continues to enjoy iconic status...

A pile of electronic waste including a monitor, phones and other technology.

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Exploring Solvents and Adhesives in a World Fixated with Disassembly

Thousands of years ago—it is thought—Neanderthals used birch bark tree tar (Betula) for primitive dentistry applications. Last year, it was...

Representation of AI tools in the chemicals industry.

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Artificial Intelligence and the Chemical Supply Chains of the Future

The benefits that automated process and artificial intelligence (AI) bring to chemistry laboratories and chemical engineering development are...

Delegates at the 26th World Chlor-Alkali Conference in Singapore in 2023.

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A World Chlor-Alkali Conference in Energy Turbulent Times

Planning and preparation for the 27th World Chlor-Alkali Conference is in hand. ResourceWise (formerly Tecnon OrbiChem) and partner I•C•I•S, who...

The dashboard of ResourceWise's latest chemicals business intelligence platform ChemEdge360.

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Methanol, Glycols, and Solvents Market Intelligence: Life on the ChemEdge360

Global trade and markets for methanol, glycols, and solvents became more visible and transparent. With the launch of its second chemicals pricing,...

A scene from the conference room in which the 26th World Chlor-alkali Conference was held in 2023.

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Chlor-Alkali Markets: What is Happening in 2024

The global chlor-alkali industry is locked in turbulent times. As efforts by producers to mitigate the sector’s long-term availability issues...

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...

Complication of pages from the eBook about feedstocks and chemicals supply chains.

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Feedstock and Chemicals Supply Chains: A 2024 Assessment

A flurry of chemical 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...

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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...