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July 8, 2011
This Week on CW:   DuPont safety procedures have been faulted for the death of a worker at a West Virginia plant in January 2010.   Dow and Ube are planning to form an...
http://www.chemweek.com/chem_ideas/Vincent-Valk/Chemical-Industry-Weekly-News-Round-Up-July-8_36063.html
July 8, 2011
by Giles Chappell, attorney, McKenna Long & Aldridge LLP (Brussels). On July 1, 2011, Directive 2011/65/EU on the restriction of the use of certain hazardous substances in...
http://www.chemweek.com/chem_ideas/Guest-Author/Viewpoint-on-RoHS-Amendment-Regulating-for-Nanomaterials-in-Electrical-Equipment_36035.html
July 7, 2011
 Specialty chemical producers continue to make investments in M&A to ensure growth and capital expenditures to keep up with demand. AkzoNobel  plans to invest...
http://www.chemweek.com/chem_ideas/Kerri-Walsh/Specialty-Chemical-Weekly-News-Roundup-July-1-July-7_35977.html
July 6, 2011
Topping the headlines last week, Bain Capital's Styron is filing for a $400 million IPO. The company filed as Trinseo, which will be its name by the end of the year.   In M&A...
http://www.chemweek.com/chem_ideas/Vincent-Valk/Chemical-Finance-Digest-June-27-July-1_35959.html
July 5, 2011
USP PUBLISHES STANDARDS FOR TESTING OF MEDICINES AND INGREDIENTS The United States Pharmacopeial Convention (USP; Rockville, MD) has announced the availability of a free, online...
http://www.chemweek.com/chem_ideas/Guest-Author/PharmaFine-Chemicals-Roundup-July-5_35924.html
July 1, 2011
 More M&A news came out of the specialty chemical sector this week, proving that the sector is ripe for consolidation, and buyers want to bulk up core operations. AkzoNobel...
http://www.chemweek.com/chem_ideas/Kerri-Walsh/Chemical-Industry-Specialty-Chemical-Round-up-June-30_35864.html
June 30, 2011
Editor's note: CW's offices will be closed tomorrow. Here's an early news round-up. This Week on CW:   Trinseo, formerly Styron, has filed for a $400 million IPO. The company...
http://www.chemweek.com/chem_ideas/Vincent-Valk/Chemical-Industry-Weekly-News-Round-Up-June-30_35895.html
June 29, 2011
The safety of nanomaterials continues to be a key issue for innovative chemical companies, and the discussions are intensifying, particularly in Europe. The European Commission says...
http://www.chemweek.com/chem_ideas/Alex-Scott/Chemical-Industry-Weekly-Innovation-News-Round-up-June-29_35845.html
June 28, 2011
FDA UNVEILS GLOBAL STRATEGY TO ENSURE SAFETY OF IMPORTED PRODUCTS The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) says it has unveiled a new strategy to meet the challenges posed by...
http://www.chemweek.com/chem_ideas/Guest-Author/PharmaFine-Chemicals-Roundup-June-28_35824.html
June 27, 2011
Topping the headlines last week, PetroLogistics is filing for a $600 million IPO. The company did not disclose the share price of the offering, or how many shares it plans to sell...
http://www.chemweek.com/chem_ideas/Vincent-Valk/Chemical-Finance-Digest-June-20-24_35815.html
June 24, 2011
This Week on CW:   Cefic has raised its forecast for EU chemicals output growth to 4.5%.   PetroLogistics, owner of the world's largest propane dehydrogenation plant, has...
http://www.chemweek.com/chem_ideas/Vincent-Valk/Chemical-Industry-Weekly-News-Round-Up-June-24_35794.html
June 22, 2011
 In my recent trip to India, during my discussion with physicians about the various drugs that are used for HIV and tuberculosis, I was informed many times that patients (lower...
http://www.chemweek.com/chem_ideas/Girish-Malhotra/Drug-Prices-Food-v-Medicine-a-Difficult-Choice-for-Some-or-Many_35647.html
June 21, 2011
Topping the headlines last week, Grupo Alfa's DAK Americas subsidiary has agreed to buy Wellman's PET business for $185 million. In other M&A news, Russia's two biggest potash...
http://www.chemweek.com/chem_ideas/Vincent-Valk/Chemical-Finance-Digest-June-13-17_35660.html
June 21, 2011
Dr. Reddy’s API Site in Mexico Receives U.S. FDA Warning Pharmaceutical company Dr. Reddy’s Laboratories (Hyderabad, India) says that Industrias Quimicas Falcon de Mexico...
http://www.chemweek.com/chem_ideas/Guest-Author/PharmaFine-Chemicals-Roundup-June-21_35641.html
June 21, 2011
Arguably the most important innovation news this week has been the latest round of DOE grants totaling $36 million to be awarded to biofuels and biochemicals firms in the U.S. The...
http://www.chemweek.com/chem_ideas/Alex-Scott/Innovation-News-Round-up-June-17_35581.html
June 16, 2011
Editor's note: I will be out of the office tomorrow, so here's an early, if abbreviated, news round-up.   This Week on CW:   At Chemspec 2011 in Geneva, fine chemicals makers...
http://www.chemweek.com/chem_ideas/Vincent-Valk/Chemical-Industry-Weekly-News-Round-Up-June-16_35574.html
June 14, 2011
The demand for excipients in the U.S. will grow nearly 4%/year through 2015, driven by continued growth in the U.S. pharmaceutical production and the increasing importance of...
http://www.chemweek.com/chem_ideas/Guest-Author/PharmaFine-Chemicals-Roundup-June-14_35510.html
June 13, 2011
Topping the headlines this week, PQ Corp., a silicates producer, is reportedly planning an IPO.   In M&A, Brenntag has agreed to acquire Zhong Yung Chemical, a Chinese...
http://www.chemweek.com/chem_ideas/Vincent-Valk/Chemical-Finance-Digest-June-6-10_35497.html
June 13, 2011
by Neil Hawkins, group v.p./sustainability and environment, health and safety, for Dow Chemical     Companies across the globe have increasingly applied sustainability...
http://www.chemweek.com/chem_ideas/Guest-Author/Fostering-Collaborations-that-Advance-Sustainabiilty-and-Solutions-to-World-Challenges-from-China-to-the-U-S-_35478.html
June 10, 2011
This Week on CW:   At FECC 2011 this week in Vienna, chemical distributors discussed changes due to industry consolidation and saw opportunities in life sciences.   PQ Corp....
http://www.chemweek.com/chem_ideas/Vincent-Valk/Chemical-Industry-Weekly-News-Round-Up-June-10_35471.html
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