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Hexion Announces Intent to Open Portland, Oregon, Site

Site will manufacture ArmorBuiltTM fire-resistant wrap for wooden utility poles

The site will manufacture ArmorBuilt™ fire-resistant wrap for wooden utility poles. Hexion Inc. intends to expand its Portland, Oregon, manufacturing site to support its recently-launched ArmorBuilt fire-resistant wrap, which, the company states, can greatly improve fire protection when applied to wood utility poles and help protect vital community infrastructure.

October 7, 2021

A 100% Recyclable Polycarbonate Envelope for a Bright and Sustainable Building

Climate and resource protection are some of the most pressing issues for our future world. There is a common misconception that building materials—such as polycarbonate translucent panels—cannot be sustainable.

October 5, 2021

A Healthier Classroom Begins with a Healthier Floor

The quality of education and student wellness is linked to the design of the built environment. Floors play a significant role in supporting healthy educational environments.

June 28, 2021

Engagement & Education Are Key to Enhancing Understanding of the Products of Chemistry

For decades, organizations like the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC), the Green Building Initiative (GBI), and the American Society of Interior Designers (ASID) have been leaders in educating architects, builders, designers and other stakeholders on the importance of improving the health, environmental and sustainability impacts of buildings and materials. That is why the American Chemistry […]