The Plastic Problem

August 6, 2019

The oil and gas industry is ramping up petrochemicals -building blocks of plastics -right as the global outcry intensifies over plastic waste. America is  worldwide for petrochemical buildout, because its plentiful oil and gas supplies have produced cheap petrochemical feedstocks, or raw material.

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Castle Chemicals is a second-generation, family owned Australian company that has been manufacturing for over 40 years. Our reputation is based on the production and supply of high-quality, innovative chemical products, fully integrated distribution and dispensing systems, and personable, reliable service.

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Working in heat can be hazardous and can cause harm to workers

Infographic | December 18, 2019

You must do everything reasonably practicable to eliminate the risks of working in heat. Where the risk cannot be eliminated, it must be minimised as much as reasonably practicable. Different workers may react differently to heat conditions. 5 Heat is not just a hazard when working outdoors on hot days. Consider the conditions inside your workplace and what hazards may be present.

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PROCESS SAFETY AND HOW IT REDUCES YOUR RISK

Infographic | February 26, 2020

An effective process safety program combines management and engineering efforts to help mitigate accidents and catastrophes involving hazardous materials. PROCESS SAFETY (PS) IS NOT JUST A RESPONSE TO REGULATORY NEEDS; IT SAVES LIVES AND FINANCIAL COSTS TO A BUSINESS

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U.S. Chemical Weapons Elimination Program's Key Successes

Infographic | February 28, 2020

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) oversees the U.S. chemical weapons elimination program. We've worked for over 30 years to keep Americans safe from dangerous chemicals in warfare materials by monitoring the process for safely destroying them and making sure workers and nearby communities stay safe and healthy.

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PFAS WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW

Infographic | December 28, 2019

WHAT ARE PFAS CHEMICALS? Per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) are a group of man-made chemicals that includes PFOA, PFOS and GenX chemicals. Since the 1940s, PFAS have been manufactured and used in a variety of industries around the globe, including in the United States. PFOA and PFOS have been the most extensively produced and studied of these chemicals. Both are very persistent in the environment and in the human body. Exposure to certain PFAS can lead to adverse human health effects.

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MARKETING FOR SPECIALTY CHEMICAL COMPANIES

Infographic | December 26, 2019

Calibrating marketing endeavors so the right messages reach the right customers at the right time can be a significant challenge. Marketers in the specialty chemicals industry are keeping their eyes on the following issues to ensure they're providing value to their customers.

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ACC Plastics Circular Economy

Infographic | December 4, 2019

100% of ACC’s Plastics Division’s U.S. manufacturing sites participate in Operation Clean Sweep-Blue by 2020, with all North American sites by 2022 Founding member of Global Declaration, which today includes 75 plastics organizations in 40 countries that have pledged to develop and track programs to help keep plastics out of our oceans

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Castle Chemicals is a second-generation, family owned Australian company that has been manufacturing for over 40 years. Our reputation is based on the production and supply of high-quality, innovative chemical products, fully integrated distribution and dispensing systems, and personable, reliable service.

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