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July 31, 2013
Cytec today announced plans to cut 55 jobs and restructure logistics and planning functions in the company’s industrial materials division, which comprises the former Umeco. The...
July 15, 2013
Cytec announced today that it has sold its industrial materials distribution product line to Cathay Investments (West Sussex, UK) for £5.5 million ($8.6 million). The business...
July 1, 2013
Lanxess has converted the largest production line for the Keltan-branded ethylene propylene diene monomer (EPDM) rubber at the company's Geleen, Netherlands complex, to Lanxess's...
June 12, 2013
Avantor Performance Materials’ manufacturing plant at Panoli, India, is now producing pharmaceutical chemicals using contract cGMP standards, the company says. The plant makes...
May 28, 2013
A. Schulman today announced a restructuring in its Europe, Mideast, and Africa business, under which the company will reduce headcount in that region because of economic difficulties...
May 6, 2013
International Flavors & Fragrances (IFF) says it will close its fragrance ingredient manufacturing plant at Augusta, GA, by July 2014 as part of the company’s...
April 11, 2013
Wacker Chemie has strengthened its presence in South America by inaugurating an expanded technical center, including a training center, at Jandira near São Paulo, the company...
December 5, 2012
BWA Water Additives (Manchester, UK) has received the Best Product of the Year Award at the annual H2O Water Awards Dinner by UK Deputy General Consul Ian Gibbons. BWA’s Belgard...
October 11, 2012
Seven employees were taken to a local hospital after an explosion or fire at Sun Chemical’s US Ink plant at East Rutherford, NJ, on Tuesday, the company says. Five of the seven...
August 13, 2012
Elementis Specialties (East Windsor, NJ) plans to lease 2.5 acres of land and 48,000 square feet of building space at Bayer’s site in New Martinsville, WV. This Elementis...
July 19, 2012
A White House advisory panel has released a report on improving manufacturing competitiveness, encouraging companies to invest in the U.S. The Advanced Manufacturing Partnership...
June 21, 2012
AkzoNobel says construction of a previously announced £100-million ($157 million) decorative paints manufacturing plant will start at a new site at Ashington, U.K. after a...
June 18, 2012
Codexis, Cytec, and Elevance Renewable Chemicals (Woodbridge, IL) were among the winners of EPA's 2012 Presidential Green Chemistry Challenge Award for their work promoting chemical...
June 6, 2012
ACC has given their responsible care company of the year award to ExxonMobil, Albemarle, and Ethyl Corp. The award is given to companies in recognition of their commitment to...
June 1, 2012
This Week on CW:   ExxonMobil Chemical has filed permits to build a 1.5 million m.t./year ethane cracker and two 650,000 m.t./year polyethylene plants in Texas.   H.B. Fuller...
May 22, 2012
SI Group (Schenectady, NY) has filed a complaint with the International Trade Commission (ITC; Washington) regarding improper use of rubber resin trade secrets by two firms. The...
April 20, 2012
The European Technology Platform for Sustainable Chemistry (SusChem), a joint program between Cefic, and several other European chemistry organizations, is reviewing its structure and...
April 19, 2012
The answer to the question of whether there could be a revolution to bring about Quality by Design (QbD) in pharmaceutical manufacturing, unequivocally, is yes. But we need some...
March 15, 2012
BASF’s Venture Capital investment arm has invested $13.5 million in Allylix (San Diego), a start-up producing flavors and fragrances from terpenes derived from biomaterials...
March 13, 2012
by Girish Malhotra, president of Epcot International (Pepper Pike, OH) During my career I have been involved in process simplification and cost reduction of different chemistries...
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