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September 19, 2011
Bernard Roche, President and CEO, Arkema Inc.   For those of us who read and rely on this magazine each week, we recognize that chemistry is at the heart of all we do, and that...
http://www.chemweek.com/chem_ideas/Guest-Author/International-Year-of-Chemistry-Chemistry-is-our-life-our-future_37669.html
September 16, 2011
This Week on CW:   Sasol is planning to invest about $10 billion in a gas-to-liquids chemicals complex in Louisiana.   DuPont was awarded $920 million in its suit against...
http://www.chemweek.com/chem_ideas/Vincent-Valk/Chemical-Industry-Weekly-News-Round-Up-Sept-16_37665.html
September 16, 2011
Innovation news this week is dominated by DuPont’s $919.9 million award in damages in a lawsuit against Kolon Industries (Gyeonggi-Do, Korea) over the theft of trade secrets and...
http://www.chemweek.com/chem_ideas/Alex-Scott/Chemical-Industry-Innovation-News-Round-up-September-2_37648.html
September 22, 2011
SAFC, the custom fine chemical manufacturing arm of Sigma-Aldrich Corp., is targeting sales from organic growth of $1 billion/year in the next four years. SAFC generated sales in 2010...
http://www.chemweek.com/chem_ideas/Alex-Scott/Fine-Chemicals-SAFC-Targets-$1-Billion-Sales-Boosts-its-Offering-with-video_37621.html
September 15, 2011
 Chemtura's performance during July and August points to year-on-year earnings improvement during the third-quarter, the company says. However, the company cannot provide clear...
http://www.chemweek.com/chem_ideas/Kerri-Walsh/Specialty-Chemical-Round-Up-Sept-9-Sept-15_37626.html
September 13, 2011
EFCG RATIFIES FDA'S PROPOSED GENERIC DRUG USER FEES ACT The European Fine Chemicals Group (EFCG; Brussels) says its board has agreed to ratify the proposal of the U.S. Food and Drug...
http://www.chemweek.com/chem_ideas/Guest-Author/PharmaFine-Chemicals-Roundup-September-13_37577.html
September 12, 2011
Topping the headlines last week, Clariant has downgraded its full-year earnings guidance "due to unfavorable foreign exchange rate developments and a softening of the global...
http://www.chemweek.com/chem_ideas/Vincent-Valk/Chemical-Finance-Digest-Sept-5-9_37571.html
September 9, 2011
This Week on CW:   At CW's China conference in Tianjin, attendees discussed new basic chemicals projects in China, which would add massive amounts of capacity to the ethylene...
http://www.chemweek.com/chem_ideas/Vincent-Valk/Chemical-Industry-Weekly-News-Round-Up-Sept-9_37537.html
September 9, 2011
Sustainability is the common goal of the EU chemical industry and the European Commission, the commission and Cefic said at an exhibition in Brussels.   Mosaic is commercializing...
http://www.chemweek.com/chem_ideas/Vincent-Valk/Chemical-Industry-Innovation-News-Round-Up-Sept-9_37535.html
September 8, 2011
This is the fourth in a series of posts from Celanese on linking sustainability to your business operations. To read Celanese Senior VP Jim Alder's take on sustainability and...
http://www.chemweek.com/chem_ideas/Guest-Author/The-Secret-to-Solving-the-Energy-Puzzle-Innovation_37418.html
September 6, 2011
Topping the headlines last week, Omnova lowered its full-year earnings outlook to 40-44 cts/share from 60 cts/share. The company attributed the move to "a deceleration in the...
http://www.chemweek.com/chem_ideas/Vincent-Valk/Chemical-Finance-Digest-Aug-29-Sept-2_37412.html
September 6, 2011
DSM AND SINOCHEM ESTABLISH ANTI-INFECTIVES JV DSM and Sinochem have established the previously announced 50-50 joint venture for the DSM Anti-Infectives business. The necessary...
http://www.chemweek.com/chem_ideas/Guest-Author/PharmaFine-Chemicals-Roundup-September-6_37383.html
September 2, 2011
The scarcity of rare earth elements - many of which are sourced in China - was already a concern for chemical companies, but now is more so following the news that the Chinese...
http://www.chemweek.com/chem_ideas/Alex-Scott/Chemical-Industry-Weekly-News-Round-up-Sept-2_37361.html
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
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