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August 4, 2011
Global sales of green technologies including insulation, power, hybrid vehicles and waste-to-energy are set to grow at an annual compound growth rate (CAGR) of 9.2% for the next four...
August 4, 2011
Dow Chemical, previously disclosed as an official partner to the Olympic games, says it will showcase an array of its products at the London Olympic games in the summer of 2012...
August 2, 2011
U.S. EPA has announced changes to its chemical data reporting rule (CDR) in which companies must submit critical information more frequently and in electronic form. Companies will need...
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...
July 27, 2011
Wilfrid Gambade, Business Director/Composite Resins Europe & Global for DSM outlines the the case for phasing out the use of styrene following the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ decision to classify styrene as a potential carcinogen. Gambade challenges the notion that styrene is sustainable and says it is time to adopt alternative materials. Gambade cites The National Toxicological Program’s (NTP) 12th Report on Carcinogens, which classifies styrene as "reasonably anticipated to be a human carcinogen," and The International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC), which classifies styrene as a potential human carcinogen.

July 26, 2011
The European Commission will invest almost €7 billion ($10.1 billion) in innovation-focused research through 2013. The research package is known formally as the European...
July 26, 2011
Gevo (Englewood, CO) says it has entered into an agreement with South Hampton Resources South Hampton Resources (Silsbee, TX), a subsidiary of Arabian American Development Co...
July 25, 2011
Newly appointed DSM CTO Marcel Wubbolts tells CW that the company’s recent acquisition of C5 Yeast Company (Bergen op Zoom, The Netherlands) will help it optimize a...
July 25, 2011
Synthetic biology firm Amyris (Emeryville, CA) says a previously signed flavors and fragrances collaboration with Firmenich (Geneva) has been extended to include the development of a...
July 25, 2011
Johnson & Johnson (J&J), the pharmaceuticals and personal care giant, has published a series of sustainability performance goals that include requirements for all of its...
July 25, 2011
BASF plans to intensify its collaboration with The Dutch foundation for Fundamental Research on Matter (FOM; Utrecht the Netherlands) to gain greater understanding about the properties...
July 20, 2011
The global market for carbon capture and storage (CCS) technologies is forecast to experience a compound annual growth rate of 25.4% during the next five years, rising to $389 billion...
July 20, 2011
The European Commission has officially recognized seven schemes for assessing the sustainability of biofuels used in the European Union (EU) in order to safeguard against any...
July 19, 2011
Synthetic biology start-up LS9 (San Francisco, CA) and HCL CleanTech (Oxford, NC) say they have secured $9 million in funding from the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) a process to...
July 15, 2011
This Week on CW: Lonza is acquiring Arch Chemicals for $1.4 billion. At Semicon West 2011 in San Francisco, attendees discussed the growth of end markets and the potential and problems...
July 14, 2011
Chemical companies that serve the photovoltaics (PV) and solar markets are focused helping manufacturers drive greater efficiency from solar cells, say attendees at Semicon West and...
July 13, 2011
Electronics chemicals firms are operating in growing, but rapidly changing, end markets, say attendees at Semicon West 2011, held this week in San Francisco. Semi, the industry trade...
July 13, 2011
The big innovation news this past week is today's move by Elevance (Bolingbrook, IL), the company with metathesis catalyst technology developed by the brilliant professor Grubbs, to...
July 13, 2011
Elevance Renewable Sciences (Bolingbrook, IL) says it has entered into an agreement to jointly develop biobased plastics additives with Clariant. The two companies will leverage...
July 13, 2011
(update with comment from Moody's)   Julia Gillard, Australia’s prime minister, disclosed plans over the weekend to tax the country’s 500 largest emitters of...
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