Dan Fisher

Business Development Manager, Dixon Boss

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Chlor-alkali Industry Transportation Challenges

Posted by Dan Fisher on Jan 6, 2021 10:30:00 AM

The chlor-alkali industry is broken down into three distinct business types. Each has its own set of data, including incident reports and market tracking.

  1. Producers are facilities that produce, ship, sell, or use chlorine internally when creating other products.
  2. Sodium hypochlorite manufacturers produce sodium hypochlorite by using chlorine that was produced outside of the facility.
  3. Packagers receive chlorine in bulk. Their task is to package the product into smaller containers for sale.
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Petrochemicals and the Chlor-Alkali Process

Posted by Dan Fisher on Dec 9, 2020 4:00:00 PM

Performance plastics are made from petrochemicals, which is a broad term for chemicals made from petroleum, fossil fuels, or sometimes renewable sources like corn or sugarcane. PVC plastic—or polyvinyl, number four on our list of chlor-alkali chemicals—is a petrochemical performance plastic.

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Chlor-Alkali Industry: 5 Major Chemicals

Posted by Dan Fisher on Nov 25, 2020 9:00:00 AM

The chlor-alkali industry is responsible for producing five major chemicals:

  1. Chlorine
  2. Sodium hydroxide and potassium hydroxide
  3. Sodium hypochlorite
  4. Vinyl chloride monomer
  5. Hydrogen chloride

Each of these products is included in the chloralkali market, with all five chemicals used in various applications across the country.

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