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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
June 9, 2011
Iran, seeking to exploit its huge oil and gas resources, is pressing ahead with plans to increase its share of global petrochemicals capacity. At the recent Iran Petrochemical Forum...
http://www.chemweek.com/chem_ideas/Natasha-Alperowicz/Iran-Targets-Top-Mideast-Petchems-Position-Despite-Sanctions_35380.html
June 6, 2011
Topping the headlines last week, Ashland is acquiring International Specialty Products for $3.2 billion.   That wasn't the only big M&A deal last week, as Sealed Air agreed to...
http://www.chemweek.com/chem_ideas/Vincent-Valk/Chemical-Finance-Digest-May-31-June-3_35310.html
June 3, 2011
This Week on CW:   Ashland has announced plans to buy International Specialty Products for $3.2 billion, in a deal that will make Ashland more specialty-focused.   Sealed Air...
http://www.chemweek.com/chem_ideas/Vincent-Valk/Chemical-Industry-Weekly-News-Round-Up-June-3_35283.html
June 9, 2011
It’s no secret that a fundamental understanding of science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) is essential to sustaining a global economy. We’ve been alerted by...
http://www.chemweek.com/chem_ideas/Guest-Author/A-Bright-Future-for-US-STEMs-from-Students-Love-of-Chemistry_35243.html
June 2, 2011
Chemical companies continue to exploit their expertise in the development of materials and services that meet the mega-trend issues of sustainability. Among those companies making...
http://www.chemweek.com/chem_ideas/Alex-Scott/Weekly-Innovation-News-Round-up-June-2_35245.html
May 31, 2011
Topping the headlines last week, experts are optimistic about the state of the M&A and financial markets, especially with regard to chemical companies.   In M&A news...
http://www.chemweek.com/chem_ideas/Vincent-Valk/Chemical-Finance-Digest-May-23-27_35197.html
June 9, 2011
As reported by CW this week from Süd-Chemie’s ‘Defining the Future’ technology symposium in Beijing, Chinese chemical companies are developing a huge pipeline of...
http://www.chemweek.com/chem_ideas/Alex-Scott/Can-Chinas-Chemicals-from-Coal-Sector-Become-Environmentally-Sustainable_35156.html
May 27, 2011
This Week on CW:   BASF announced plans to build a major TDI plant at Antwerp or Ludwigshafen by 2014.   Huntsman has signed a license agreement with Chinese firm Yantai...
http://www.chemweek.com/chem_ideas/Vincent-Valk/Chemical-Industry-Weekly-News-Round-Up-May-27_35157.html
May 27, 2011
We're not back to the good – or bad, depending on your perspective – old days of 2006 and 2007 in the M&A and capital markets, but we've come a very long way from the depths of two years ago. Such a long way, in fact, that I've heard talk of a new bubble....
http://www.chemweek.com/chem_ideas/Vincent-Valk/Dangerous-Territory_35155.html
May 27, 2011
Michael Sison, managing director at KeyBanc Capital Markets, sat down with CW to discuss first-quarter earnings earlier this week. Sison was optimistic that recent strong results can...
http://www.chemweek.com/chem_ideas/Vincent-Valk/Talking-Earnings_35141.html
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