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September 2, 2011
A broad range of innovation news stories have emerged this past week. One of the most interesting developments is that biobased chemical firm BioAmber (Minneapolis)...
http://www.chemweek.com/chem_ideas/Alex-Scott/Chemical-Industry-Innovation-News-Round-up-September-2-2011_37357.html
September 6, 2011
Solyndra, a Fremont, -CA based manufacturer of solar panels that received over half a billion in federal stimulus funds in 2009, says it is suspending operations and laying off ...
http://www.chemweek.com/chem_ideas/Rebecca-Coons/Solyndra-Bankruptcy-Death-Knell-for-U-S-Solar-Industry_37339.html
September 1, 2011
The U.S. FDA has created a fantastic opportunity for incorporating the best manufacturing technologies in the pharmaceutical hemisphere by charging fees to every generic company...
http://www.chemweek.com/chem_ideas/Girish-Malhotra/Generic-Drug-Fees-A-Fantastic-Oppprtunity_37313.html
September 1, 2011
Specialty chemicals have been relatively quiet, save a couple of small- to medium-sized acquisitions.   DKSH (Zurich) has acquired specialty chemicals distributor Tiger Chemicals...
http://www.chemweek.com/chem_ideas/Rebecca-Coons/Specialty-Chemicals-Roundup-August-26-31_37300.html
August 30, 2011
Topping the headlines last week, Cabot announced plans to sell its Supermetals business, which makes tantalum and alloys, to Global Advanced Metals, a tantalum ore supplier, for $400...
http://www.chemweek.com/chem_ideas/Vincent-Valk/Chemical-Finance-Digest-Aug-22-26_37260.html
August 30, 2011
Human progress means something different today than it did a few years ago. Once, it meant advancing our lifestyles in a way that increased consumption. However, the unintended...
http://www.chemweek.com/chem_ideas/Guest-Author/Four-Pillars-to-Building-the-Future-of-Sustainable-Chemistry_37258.html
August 30, 2011
SIEGFRIED SWINGS TO PROFIT IN FIRST HALF Siegfried (Zofingen, Switzerland) reported a net profit of SF2.4 million ($3 million) in the first six months of 2011, compared with a net loss...
http://www.chemweek.com/chem_ideas/Guest-Author/PharmaFine-Chemicals-Roundup-August-30_37255.html
August 26, 2011
This Week on CW:   Cabot is planning to sell its tantalum business to Global Advanced Metals, an Australian tantalum ore supplier, for $400 million.   Sustainable chemicals...
http://www.chemweek.com/chem_ideas/Vincent-Valk/Chemical-Industry-Weekly-News-Round-Up-Aug-26_37223.html
August 25, 2011
Several specialty chemical have announced investments this week, despite warnings of an economic slowdown. Henkel says it has begun construction of a new adhesives factory in the...
http://www.chemweek.com/chem_ideas/Kerri-Walsh/Specialty-Chemicals-Roundup-August-19-25_37132.html
August 23, 2011
EVONIK CREATES HEALTH CARE BUSINESS Natasha Alperowicz Evonik Industries says it will combine three operations into a newly created health care business. Evonik's custom manufacturing...
http://www.chemweek.com/chem_ideas/Guest-Author/PharmaFine-Chemicals-Roundup-August-23_37085.html
August 23, 2011
Topping the headlines last week, CW's annual executive compensation survey found that industry CEO pay bounced back strongly in 2010.   In M&A news, the European Commission...
http://www.chemweek.com/chem_ideas/Vincent-Valk/Chemical-Finance-Digest-Aug-15-19_37083.html
August 22, 2011
Chemical industry executives saw significant increases in pay as earnings bounced back from the recession. Median total compensation for chemical industry CEOs was $5.4 million in 2010, an increase of 42% from 2009 levels, according to CW’s annual executive compensation survey. Total 2010 CEO compensation also exceeded 2008’s median of $4.1 million by some 32%, but was a bit short of 2007’s median of $5.7 million. Eight CEOs took home more than $10 million in 2010, up from five in 2008 and 2009, compared with twelve in 2007....
http://www.chemweek.com/chem_ideas/Vincent-Valk/Executive-Compensation-Big-CEO-Paydays-Return_36983.html
August 19, 2011
This Week on CW:   Coca-Cola's willingness to pay a premium for bio-based materials, particularly PET, could have vast impacts on the supply chain.   The European Commission...
http://www.chemweek.com/chem_ideas/Vincent-Valk/Chemical-Industry-Weekly-News-Round-Up-Aug-19_37045.html
August 18, 2011
Late reporting specialty chemical makers say raw material costs were a drag on earnings during the second quarter. Valspar reported net income of $67.4 million in its fiscal third...
http://www.chemweek.com/chem_ideas/Kerri-Walsh/Specialty-Chemicals-Roundup-August-12-18_36955.html
August 16, 2011
REPORT: PHARMACEUTICAL CONTRACT MANUFACTURING REVENUES TO REACH $64 BILLION IN 2016 The global pharmaceutical contract manufacturing revenues will reach $64.07 billion in 2016, says a...
http://www.chemweek.com/chem_ideas/Guest-Author/PharmaFine-Chemicals-Roundup-August-16_36907.html
August 15, 2011
Topping the headlines last week, the remaining earnings news was mostly positive. Momentive Specialty Chemicals posted a profit, though Performance Materials posted a loss. Nova's...
http://www.chemweek.com/chem_ideas/Vincent-Valk/Chemical-Finance-Digest-Aug-8-12_36903.html
August 16, 2011
The Dow Chemical Company is convinced that the development of solutions to key global issues such as population growth and sustainability relies on a robust global dialogue between public and private sectors. Based on this premise, on August 16, the company will host a virtual discussion featuring 30 speakers from all sides of the debate.
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http://www.chemweek.com/chem_ideas/Alex-Scott/Dow-Pushing-forward-Discussion-on-Chemistry-and-Sustainability_36818.html
August 12, 2011
This Week on CW:   A U.S. government panel has come out in favor of requiring the disclosure of fracking chemicals.   Taiwan's petrochemical industry trade group has called...
http://www.chemweek.com/chem_ideas/Vincent-Valk/Chemical-Industry-Weekly-News-Round-Up-Aug-12_36882.html
August 12, 2011
Innovation news has been lower key this week than of late. That stated, the announcements and new technologies in the biomaterials space keep on coming. In a tech tie up this week...
http://www.chemweek.com/chem_ideas/Alex-Scott/Chemical-Industry-Weekly-Innovation-News-Round-up-Aug-12_36881.html
August 11, 2011
CW75 Stock Performance The CW75 Index sank 8% for the week ended August 11. This is the index’s steepest decline since September 2008, when it fell 9% at the time of the collapse...
http://www.chemweek.com/chem_ideas/Kerri-Walsh/CW75-Index-Falls-8-percent_36838.html
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