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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
August 11, 2011
 Late-reporting specialty chemical companies mostly posted improved second-quarter results, helped by higher selling prices and improved volumes. Specialty makers expect growth to...
http://www.chemweek.com/chem_ideas/Kerri-Walsh/Specialty-Chemical-Round-Up-August-5-August-11_36835.html
August 9, 2011
FDA REPORTS PROGRESS ON DRUG INSPECTION COLLABORATION The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and its international counterparts have released reports on the results of pilot...
http://www.chemweek.com/chem_ideas/Guest-Author/PharmaFine-Chemicals-Roundup-August-9_36797.html
August 17, 2011
Dow Chemical in the past few days unveiled plans to wrap the London 2012 Olympic athletics stadium in material. The wrap will be comprised of 336 panels each 25 meters tall by 2.5...
http://www.chemweek.com/chem_ideas/Alex-Scott/Dow-Olympic-Wrap-Shrouded-in-Criticism-too-Much-Looking-Back-or-Not-Enough-Looking-Forward-update_36770.html
August 8, 2011
Topping the headlines this week, earnings continued to be strong despite economic uncertainty. FMC's net income was up 63%, while Solvay's profits rose 12%. Arkema reported its highest...
http://www.chemweek.com/chem_ideas/Vincent-Valk/Chemical-Finance-Digest-Aug-1-5_36789.html
August 8, 2011
You wouldn’t know that there are dire concerns about the economic outlook judging from second-quarter earnings results posted by chemical makers over the past few weeks. Growth...
http://www.chemweek.com/chem_ideas/Rob-Westervelt/Mixed-Signals_36719.html
August 5, 2011
This Week on CW:   Second-quarter earning were, once again, mostly good, but with some downside. Arkema posted its highest net income ever, while Nalco's profits rose and DSM's...
http://www.chemweek.com/chem_ideas/Vincent-Valk/Chemical-Industry-Weekly-News-Round-Up-Aug-5_36757.html
August 5, 2011
The pace of change as chemical manufacturers strive to develop chemicals from biomass biofeedstocks is relentless: Amyris (Emeryville, CA), a biotech company that has developed a...
http://www.chemweek.com/chem_ideas/Alex-Scott/Chemical-Industry-Weekly-Innovation-News-Round-up-Aug-5_36734.html
August 4, 2011
 Specialty chemical firms mostly reported positive second-quarter earnings results this week helped by improved selling prices and volumes. DSM has reported Ebitda for the second...
http://www.chemweek.com/chem_ideas/Kerri-Walsh/Specialty-Chemicals-Round-Up-July-29-August-4_36653.html
August 2, 2011
A recent report by a committee comprised of Johnson & Johnson (J&J) board directors essentially gives J&J a clean bill of health for a series of incidents relating to...
http://www.chemweek.com/chem_ideas/Girish-Malhotra/Pharmaceutical-Quality-at-J-and-J-Goes-Under-the-Spotlight_36601.html
August 2, 2011
LONZA REPORTS FALL IN FIRST-HALF PROFITS AND SALES Lonza has recorded a 28% fall in first-half profits compared with the year-ago period, to SF97 million ($120 million), and Ebitda...
http://www.chemweek.com/chem_ideas/Guest-Author/PharmaFine-Chemicals-Roundup-August-2_36607.html
August 1, 2011
Lots of big second-quarter earnings reports came in last week, and most were positive. Dow's income rose 63% year-on-year as the company beat estimates. DuPont also beat estimates...
http://www.chemweek.com/chem_ideas/Vincent-Valk/Chemical-Finance-Digest-July-25-29_36591.html
July 29, 2011
This Week on CW:   The industry's biggest companies reported second-quarter earnings this week, and the results were mostly good. Dow, DuPont, LyondellBasell and Eastman all beat...
http://www.chemweek.com/chem_ideas/Vincent-Valk/Chemical-Industry-Weekly-News-Round-Up-July-29_36542.html
July 27, 2011
The 2011 International Year of Chemistry (IYC) provides a unique moment in time to focus our know-how, passion and innovations on addressing global challenges. Today, I’d like to focus on one of these challenges: access to clean drinking water. Earlier this summer, 60 experts gave 60 different perspectives on the future of water.....
http://www.chemweek.com/chem_ideas/Guest-Author/The-Water-Paradox-How-the-Most-Abundant-Substance-on-Earth-is-Also-the-Most-Scarce-_36476.html
July 27, 2011
One story dominates the world's chemical innovation news this week; the European Union’s (EU) unveiling of its FP7, (€7 billion ($10 billion) innovation...
http://www.chemweek.com/chem_ideas/Alex-Scott/Chemical-Industry-Weekly-Innovation-News-Round-up-July-27_36459.html
July 26, 2011
Specialty chemical earnings reports were mixed this week, although higher raw material costs were a recurring theme. Success in passing along those costs was another common thread, at...
http://www.chemweek.com/chem_ideas/Rebecca-Coons/Specialty-Chemicals-News-Roundup-July-18-July-26_36441.html
July 26, 2011
Topping the week's headlines, Ecolab has agreed to acquire Nalco for $8.1 billion. Nalco shareholders will receive 70% of their consideration in Ecolab shares and 30% in cash...
http://www.chemweek.com/chem_ideas/Vincent-Valk/Chemical-Finance-Digest-July-18-22_36422.html
July 26, 2011
GENERICS DOMINATE API MARKET IN ASIA/PACIFIC The generic sector dominates the active pharmaceutical ingredient (API) market in the Asia/Pacific region, and generic APIs accounted for...
http://www.chemweek.com/chem_ideas/Guest-Author/PharmaFine-Chemicals-Roundup-July-26_36418.html
July 22, 2011
This Week on CW:   Ecolab announced plans to acquire Nalco in an $8.1 billion deal.   Second-quarter earnings came in strong: PPG's income rose 25%, Celanese's income was up...
http://www.chemweek.com/chem_ideas/Vincent-Valk/Chemical-Industry-Weekly-News-Round-Up-July-22_36378.html
July 21, 2011
Semicon West, the annual semiconductor and electronic industries expo took place in San Francisco recently. CW's online editor Vincent Valk was at the show to pick out the latest news...
http://www.chemweek.com/chem_ideas/Alex-Scott/Chemical-Industry-Weekly-Innovation-News-Round-up-July-21_36288.html
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