Industry Alerts

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OWI Chlor Alkali is committed to providing you with powerful and timely insights and how they affect the industrial chemical market. Below is a repository of alerts we’ve shared.

2018 was an interesting year for the North American Caustic Soda market and we would like to take a look back at what happened, why it happened and what is developing so far in 2019. According to the Chlorine Institute, there were 13,098,134 DST of caustic soda produced in 2018, up 38,230 DST from 2017 and up 244,244 from 2016. Read More
The favored “all knowing Index” has made an attempt to redefine "Supply and Demand”.  Results are in for 2018 -- "Spot Caustic" down $150 PDST- Read More
As 2018 draws to a close, we wanted to take a step back and review the events of the last few months and in particular, the last 2-3 weeks.  The 2019 Read More
Aluminum prices plunge after Norsk Hydro (OTCQX:NHYDY) says it was granted a permit in Brazil to use new technology to extend the life of a disposal Read More
FLORIDA -- Hurricane Michael is threatening more than 300 miles of the Gulf Coast, prompting emergency declarations in more than 100 counties from Mobile, Alabama through the Florida Panhandle and into the state's Big Bend region. Read More
Click on the videos below for a live look at the storm's impact in North and South Carolina.Note: Surf cams may experience sporadic technical Read More
The OWI Chlor Alkali Atlas is tracking Hurricane Florence.  The Atlas provides you with a bird’s-eye view of the U.S. facility landscape and the Read More
Shintech Inc. (Chairman and Founder: Chihiro Kanagawa), a subsidiary of Shin-Etsu Chemical Co., Ltd. in the U.S., has begun to construct a new Read More
Caustic Soda Market Recap - June 2018Mike Hurley6/18/2018 As usual, the caustic market has been in a state of flux recently with a multitude of pushes Read More
With river levels currently at 59.95 ft. as of 9 a.m. this morning, and not expeccted to recede until Saturday, March 3rd, Contanda Cincinnati will be Read More
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