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January 9, 2012
by Laura Rokohl, Chemicals Industry Supply Chain Manager, Aspen Technology   The chemicals industry today faces a series of business challenges. Rising costs of raw materials...
http://www.chemweek.com/chem_ideas/Guest-Author/Cultivating-an-Agile-Supply-Chain-in-the-Chemical-Industry_40305.html
January 6, 2012
This Week on CW:   With the redesign of our magazine and website officially launched, we took a look back at the biggest stories of 2011.   Monsanto’s fiscal...
http://www.chemweek.com/chem_ideas/Vincent-Valk/Chemical-Industry-Weekly-News-Round-Up-Jan-6_40300.html
January 6, 2012
Week 1 Review The holiday hangover did not seem to curb Big Chem interest in all things biobased, with BASF and DuPont announcing investments before the first week of 2012 came to a...
http://www.chemweek.com/chem_ideas/Rebecca-Coons/Investment-in-Renewables-Begins-Year-on-High-Note_40287.html
January 5, 2012
As 2012 begins, we take a look back at the industry's biggest stories from the year that was....
http://www.chemweek.com/chem_ideas/Vincent-Valk/The-Top-Ten-Stories-of-2011_40226.html
January 3, 2012
OPKO HEALTH ACQUIRES ISRAELI API COMPANY OPKO Health (Miami, FL) says it has completed the acquisition of FineTech Pharmaceutical (Nesher, Israel), a company that develops and produces...
http://www.chemweek.com/chem_ideas/Guest-Author/PharmaFine-Chemicals-Roundup-January-3_40133.html
January 2, 2012
Recruiting employees with the right skills is getting more difficult. It’s especially tough as companies require more specialized capabilities necessary to compete in...
http://www.chemweek.com/chem_ideas/Guest-Author/An-Employees-Perspective-on-Recruiting_40125.html
December 29, 2011
Acquisitions dominated specialties news in the closing weeks of 2011. Other than a few notable exceptions, most deals were small. European Parliament also approved a ban on phosphates...
http://www.chemweek.com/chem_ideas/Rebecca-Coons/Specialties-Snapshot-Dec-15-29_40105.html
January 2, 2012
The dust has settled on the holidays, and my presents have been neatly divided into the "Keep" pile and the "For the love of God, I made a list, why didn't they stick to...
http://www.chemweek.com/chem_ideas/Rebecca-Coons/EPAs-2012-RFS-Missed-Targets-Shouldnt-Overshadow-Innovation_40064.html
December 23, 2011
This Week on CW:   H.B. Fuller has acquired Forbo Group’s industrial adhesives business for $394 million, in a deal that will enhance Fuller’s exposure to China and...
http://www.chemweek.com/chem_ideas/Vincent-Valk/Chemical-Industry-Weekly-News-Round-Up-Dec-23_40016.html
December 30, 2011
A review of the market potential for bioisoprene, with analysis of the key technologies and companies seeking to introduce those technologies to the market. Commercial Status Isoprene...
http://www.chemweek.com/chem_ideas/Guest-Author/Biomaterials-The-Potential-for-Bio-Isoprene_39990.html
December 21, 2011
After working on CW’s first-ever ranking of institutional investors in the chemical industry, it was rather interesting to go to a Societie de Chimie Industrielle meeting last...
http://www.chemweek.com/chem_ideas/Vincent-Valk/Chemical-Investing_39982.html
December 21, 2011
Last week Coskata became the latest biofuel/biochemical maker to file for an initial public offering (IPO). The biofuels producer hopes raise $100 million to help fund its Boligee, AL...
http://www.chemweek.com/chem_ideas/Rebecca-Coons/No-Revenues-No-Problem!-Thoughts-on-Coskatas-IPO-Filing_39973.html
December 20, 2011
Topping the headlines last week, Apollo Management announced plans to acquire Taminco from another private equity firm, CVC Capital Partners. Apollo beat out several other private...
http://www.chemweek.com/chem_ideas/Vincent-Valk/Chemical-Finance-Digest-Dec-12-16_39953.html
December 20, 2011
FDA AND EMA TO SHARE WORK ON MANUFACTURING SITE INSPECTIONS The European Medicines Agency (EMA; London) says that EMA and the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) are launching an...
http://www.chemweek.com/chem_ideas/Guest-Author/PharmaFine-Chemicals-Roundup-December-20_39944.html
December 19, 2011
Who would have thought twenty years ago that a humdrum chemical like ethanol would become the focus of major new commercial activity in ways not even imagined at that time....
http://www.chemweek.com/chem_ideas/Guest-Author/Versatile-Ethanol_39930.html
December 19, 2011
The theme of the Sixth Gulf Petrochemicals and Chemicals Association (GPCA) Annual Forum, held earlier this month in Dubai, sums up the direction and challenge ahead for Mideast...
http://www.chemweek.com/chem_ideas/Rob-Westervelt/Mideast-Moves-Downstream_39833.html
December 19, 2011
By Rui Cruz, Senior Manager for the Epoxy Process R&D group at The Dow Chemical Company, and Nahrain Kamber, Associate Scientist for Industrial Coatings R&D at Dow Coating...
http://www.chemweek.com/chem_ideas/Guest-Author/Moving-Beyond-the-International-Year-of-Chemistry-A-Sustainable-Future-Begins-Now_39895.html
December 16, 2011
This Week on CW:   Private equity firm Apollo Global Management has agreed to acquire alkylamines maker Taminco from CVC Capital Partners, another private equity firm, for $1.5...
http://www.chemweek.com/chem_ideas/Vincent-Valk/Chemical-Industry-Weekly-News-Round-Up-Dec-16_39892.html
December 16, 2011
At Solutia’s investor day here in New York City, the company announced a new dividend and issued its 2012 earnings guidance. That was the big news, but CEO Jeffry Quinn had some...
http://www.chemweek.com/chem_ideas/Vincent-Valk/Solutia-Investor-Day-Outtakes_39884.html
December 15, 2011
My Tuesday prediction that Gevo would be Coca-Cola's partner of choice for biobased PET packaging over Virent was half right (or half wrong). It turns out the beverage giant has chosen...
http://www.chemweek.com/chem_ideas/Rebecca-Coons/Coca-Cola-Set-to-Shake-Up-PET-Supply-Chain_39815.html
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