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March 19, 2012
Opportunities on a scale not seen in decades are emerging for chemical makers, David Weidman, chairman and CEO of Celanese told attendees in accepting the Society of the Chemical Industry (SCI) American Section’s Chemical Industry Medal in New York last week....
http://www.chemweek.com/chem_ideas/Rob-Westervelt/New-Realities_42073.html
March 16, 2012
This Week on CW:   Shell Chemical says it is evaluating a site in Pennsylvania for a new, world-scale ethane cracker that will mostly serve the U.S. northeast. The company has...
http://www.chemweek.com/chem_ideas/Vincent-Valk/Chemical-Industry-Weekly-News-Round-Up-Mar-16_42093.html
March 16, 2012
This week, BASF has made yet another advance in the lithium battery materials sector through its licensing in of  lithium iron phosphate (LFP) battery materials from LiFePO4+C...
http://www.chemweek.com/chem_ideas/Alex-Scott/Chemical-Industry-Weekly-Innovation-News-Round-up-March-16_42084.html
March 14, 2012
by Hannu Vornamo, Secretary General, Helsinki Chemicals Forum The international community has been looking to enhance chemicals safety on a continuous basis for a long while now...
http://www.chemweek.com/chem_ideas/Guest-Author/Helsinki-Chemicals-Forum-to-Focus-on-Internationalization-of-Reach_41981.html
March 13, 2012
U.S. Bill Would Fund FDA Pharma Inspections By Kara Sissell Several U.S. lawmakers have introduced a bill that would result in more resources for FDA officials to conduct inspection of...
http://www.chemweek.com/chem_ideas/Guest-Author/PharmaFine-Chemicals-Roundup-March-13_41963.html
March 13, 2012
by Girish Malhotra, president of Epcot International (Pepper Pike, OH) During my career I have been involved in process simplification and cost reduction of different chemistries...
http://www.chemweek.com/chem_ideas/Girish-Malhotra/Neglected-Tropical-Disease-Drugs-What-are-they-Telling-Us-About-Innovation_41922.html
March 9, 2012
No single major innovation or technology development stand out this week - but there are some fascinating developments across a range of fronts.  In plant biotechnology, Bayer...
http://www.chemweek.com/chem_ideas/Alex-Scott/Chemical-Industry-Weekly-Innovation-News-Round-up-March-9_41900.html
March 5, 2012
By Nadim Chaudhry, CEO of Green Power Conferences   We polled more than 100 leaders in the industry for their thoughts and predictions about the biofuels and biochemicals...
http://www.chemweek.com/chem_ideas/Guest-Author/Survey-Future-Investments-in-Biofuels-will-be-in-Asia_41789.html
March 2, 2012
This Week on CW:   Some late earnings trickled in this week, and the news was mixed, though leaning negative. DSM’s fourth-quarter profits fell 43% due to flagging economic...
http://www.chemweek.com/chem_ideas/Vincent-Valk/Chemical-Industry-Weekly-News-Round-Up-March-2_41783.html
March 2, 2012
So called megatrends associated with earth's growing human population have been in evidence this week: In the agchems field the adoption of GM crops by area grew 8% in 2011 to 160...
http://www.chemweek.com/chem_ideas/Alex-Scott/Chemical-Industry-Weekly-Innovation-News-Round-up-March-2_41772.html
February 28, 2012
Topping the headlines last week, BASF reported a small increase in fourth-quarter net income, as the company was hit by economic weakness in Europe. Net income totaled €1.13...
http://www.chemweek.com/chem_ideas/Vincent-Valk/Chemical-Finance-Digest-Feb-20-24_41659.html
February 28, 2012
by Andy Talkington and Jim Aslaksen, Senior Client Partners and co-leaders of Korn/Ferry International’s Global Chemicals Practice   Within a few years, a large wave of...
http://www.chemweek.com/chem_ideas/Guest-Author/Senior-level-Retirements-Set-to-Take-their-Toll-on-the-Chemical-Industry_41640.html
February 28, 2012
PHARMA FINE CHEMICAL SUPPLY CHAIN UNDER THREAT Alex Scott Industry experts, including Tom Beil, v.p./quality and regulatory affairs at Sigma-Aldrich Fine Chemicals (SAFC), say the fine...
http://www.chemweek.com/chem_ideas/Guest-Author/PharmaFine-Chemicals-Roundup-February-28_41638.html
February 24, 2012
This Week on CW:   BASF’s fourth-quarter earnings were adversely impacted by economic weakness, but the company still showed profitability and forecasts growth for this...
http://www.chemweek.com/chem_ideas/Vincent-Valk/Chemical-Industry-Weekly-News-Round-Up-Feb-24_41588.html
February 22, 2012
By Lawrence Sloan, President and CEO of Socma The Obama administration recently announced a proposal to merge the Office of the U.S. Trade Representative with five other agencies...
http://www.chemweek.com/chem_ideas/Guest-Author/Proposed-Merger-Would-Weaken-Credibility-of-USTR_41540.html
February 21, 2012
Codexis fell 19% today after several analyst downgrades and the announcement that long-standing CEO Alan Shaw was stepping down. Shaw, who has been with Codexis since its founding and...
http://www.chemweek.com/chem_ideas/Rebecca-Coons/Executive-Exodus-Spells-Trouble-at-Codexis_41527.html
February 21, 2012
INFORMEX USA: ACQUISITIONS, EXPANSIONS IN THE CARDS Alex Scott in New Orleans Companies at Informex USA, a fine-and specialty-chemicals expo held last week in New Orleans, appear to be...
http://www.chemweek.com/chem_ideas/Guest-Author/PharmaFine-Chemicals-Roundup-February-21_41499.html
February 21, 2012
Investment in India may be about to take off, carrying chemical demand along with it. Bureaucracy, poor utilities and raw materials provision, and an uncompetitive environment have for...
http://www.chemweek.com/chem_ideas/Lyn-Tattum/Indias-Path-to-Growth_41441.html
February 15, 2012
The European Commission published its long-awaited strategy on the bio-based economy, or bioeconomy on Monday.  The Strategy for 'Innovating for Sustainable Growth: A Bioeconomy...
http://www.chemweek.com/chem_ideas/Kathryn-Sheridan/Theres-More-to-the-Bioeconomy-than-Research_41363.html
February 14, 2012
LONZA PLANS API JOINT VENTURE IN SOUTH AFRICA Lonza says it is in discussions with the South African government for establishing a joint venture called Ketlaphela to build an active...
http://www.chemweek.com/chem_ideas/Guest-Author/PharmaFine-Chemicals-Roundup-February-14_41337.html
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