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April 19, 2012
The answer to the question of whether there could be a revolution to bring about Quality by Design (QbD) in pharmaceutical manufacturing, unequivocally, is yes. But we need some...
April 17, 2012
Topping the headlines last week, Cytec announced plans to acquire Umeco, a composites maker, for $439 million. The purchase price represents a 46.3% premium on Umeco’s closing...
April 17, 2012
By Geert Dancet,  Executive Director, ECHA  We in the European Chemicals Agency (ECHA; Helsinki) are now looking forward to the fourth Helsinki Chemicals Forum in May. This...
April 17, 2012
AMRI SIGNS DEVELOPMENT AND MANUFACTURING DEAL WITH AUSTRALIAN FIRM Albany Molecular Research Inc. (AMRI; Albany, NY) says it was selected by Biota (Melbourne Australia), a leading...
April 13, 2012
This Week on CW:   Cytec has agreed to acquire Umeco, a maker of advanced composite materials, for $439 million. Cytec also expects first-quarter adjusted earnings to be 45%-50%...
April 13, 2012
This week has seen Gevo (Engelwood, CO) file an additional lawsuit against isobutanol rival Butamax Advanced Biofuels (Wilmington, DE). It is part of a year long patent...
April 12, 2012
Lonza this week disclosed that it has signed a contract to supply biotech firm Agennix (Heidelberg, Germany) with commercial quantities of Agennix's talactoferrin trial biopharma drug...
April 10, 2012
Topping the headlines last week, PPG is planning a major restructuring that will eliminate 2,000 jobs, mostly in Europe. Nevertheless, the company expects first-quarter earnings to...
April 10, 2012
By Lawrence Sloan,  President and CEO, Socma There’s been a lot of talk lately about Confidential Business Information (CBI) and the Toxic Substances Control Act...
April 10, 2012
By Ragnar Lofstedt, Professor and Director of the Kings Centre for Risk Management, Department of Geography King’s College London. Environmental organisations...
April 9, 2012
Sentiment at the recent American Fuel and Petrochemical Manufacturers’ International Petrochemical Conference (IPC) highlights how quickly U.S. petrochemical markets have been...
April 17, 2012
The Chemical Heritage Foundation and the Founders Club named Marvin Schlanger, chairman of the supervisory board of LyondellBasell Industries, as recipient of the 2012 Petrochemical Heritage Award at the American Fuel and Petrochemical Manufacturers (AFPM; Washington) International Petrochemical Conference held in San Antonio, TX this week....
April 3, 2012
LONZA APPOINTS RICHARD RIDINGER AS CEO Lonza says its board of directors has elected Richard Ridinger, 53, as the company’s new CEO effective May 1, 2012. Earlier this year...
March 30, 2012
This Week on CW:   At the IHS World Petrochemical Conference, held this week in Houston, Gary Adams, chief advisor for IHS Chemical, told attendees that global basic chemicals...
March 27, 2012
WATSON PHARMACEUTICALS TO ACQUIRE ACTAVIS? Watson Pharmaceuticals (Parsippany, NJ), a leading manufacturer of generic, branded and biologic pharmaceutical products, is close to...
March 28, 2012
In response to the tragic BP-Texas City refinery incident of 2005, OSHA initiated the Petroleum Refinery PSM National Emphasis Program (Refinery NEP) which resulted in lengthy and...
March 26, 2012
Topping the headlines last week, share buybacks and dividends are increasing as chemical companies continue to run up large cash balances. Over 60% of cash flow from operations was...
March 23, 2012
The rapid transformation of the North American petrochemicals outlook will dominate discussions at key industry conferences over the next few weeks, including the American Fuel and...
March 23, 2012
This Week on CW:   Growth in the chemical industry in China is slowing, but still strong, and higher than in developed economies. Most analysts say the country can avoid a...
March 23, 2012
Many Western pharmaceutical companies – and indeed pharma fine chemical contract manufacturers - have a tough road to tread. As Aslam Malik, president of Ampac Fine Chemicals...
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