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3M forecast 2020 profit below estimates on weak Asia demand
U.S. industrial giant 3M Co. forecast 2020 profit below expectations as it faces sluggish demand in Asia, its largest market outside the United States.
Which Of 3M's 26 business lines makes the most money?
3M’s revenues were $32.8 billion in 2018, and the single largest of its 26 business lines is its adhesives and tapes business.
BASF invests in expansion of polyurethane dispersion business in Europe by 30%
BASF announced a single-digit million-euro investment in the capacity expansion of water-based polyurethane dispersions at its Castellbisbal site in Spain.
Adhesive tape market reported to grow by 6% in 2017-2022
Slow growth to spur another round of consolidation in chemicals
an increase in M&A activity is expected in the chemical space.
New materials and bonding challenges for the electric vehicle age
Asahi Kasei expanding battery film production in US, Japan
DuPont making $220M film investment in Ohio