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September 15, 2015
Clariant on Tuesday announced that it will build production capacity for its Tonsil bleaching earths for edible oil purification at the company’s existing production sites in...
September 15, 2015
Amec Foster Wheeler has been awarded a contract by Yuhuang Chemical Inc. (YCI), a US-based subsidiary of Shandong Yuhuang Chemical, for its first major project in the United States, a...
September 15, 2015
W. R. Grace says that Dean Freeman has been hired to be v.p. and CFO of GCP Applied Technologies, the public company expected to be formed by Grace spinning off in early 2016 its...
September 14, 2015
Sunoco Logistics Partners (Philadelphia) has announced a binding open season, beginning 10 September,  for the company's Mariner East 2 expansion project. Sunoco Logistics expects the expansion, which will increase the system’s capacity to deliver natural gas liquids (NGLs) and condensates from the Marcellus and Utica shales to the company’s terminal at Marcus Hook, PA, to go online in mid-2017....
September 14, 2015
Calumet Specialty Products Partners (Indianapolis) has selected industry veteran Timothy Go as its next CEO, effective 1 January 2016. Go was most recently the v.p./operations at Flint...
September 14, 2015
Albany Molecular Research Inc. (AMRI; Albany, NY) says that George Svokos, senior v.p. and chief commercial officer, has been promoted to chief operating officer, and Lori Henderson...
September 14, 2015
Eastman Chemical is increasing the price of propionic acid by 4 cts/lb in the Americas, effective 1 October, and implementing 100% sales control in preparation for an imminent turnaround....
September 13, 2015
Syngenta announced on Monday that it has received US EPA approval for Orondis, a new high-performance fungicide. First sales are expected in the 2016 season. Orondis has a peak sales...
September 11, 2015
The 9th US Circuit Court of Appeals overturned EPA's approval of Dow AgroSciences' sulfoxaflor, claiming the agency's decision to "unconditionally register" the insecticide...
September 11, 2015
Amyris (Emeryville, CA) has entered into a memorandum of understanding for an exclusive distribution and reseller agreement with Contém 1G (São João da Boa Vista...
September 11, 2015
Crude and gasoline stockpiles in the United States were higher in the week ended 4 September, according to data released on Thursday by the Energy Information Administration (EIA)...
September 11, 2015
DIC (Tokyo) says that it has opened a new algae research center at Calipatria, CA. The facility is called DIC/Earthrise Algae Research Center and it is located on a site of the...
September 11, 2015
Platform Specialty Products (West Palm Beach, FL) says that it has received antitrust clearance from the Federal Cartel Office in Germany for its previously announced acquisition of...
September 11, 2015
Toray Composites America (TCA: Tacoma, WA), a wholly owned subsidiary of Toray Industries (Tokyo), has entered into a supply agreement with Bell Helicopter (Fort Worth, TX), a Textron...
September 10, 2015
PPG Industries has declared force majeure for its glass production in the western United States and Canada due to “unanticipated mechanical production issues” at its...
September 10, 2015
Propylene stock movements were mixed in the first week of September, according to data released by the Energy Information Administration (EIA). Propane-propylene stocks were rounded at...
September 10, 2015
ACC’s monthly chemical activity barometer (CAB), measured on a three-month moving average (3MMA) basis, fell 0.1% in December—following a 0.4% gain in November. The CAB...
September 10, 2015
Arsenal Capital’s Accella Performance Materials (St. Louis) today announced the acquisition of Burtin Polymer Labs and Coating and Foam Solutions (Cartersville, GA), a maker of...
September 10, 2015
Altivia (Houston), a maker of iron-based salts for water treatment applications, has reached an agreement in principle to purchase chemical producer Haverhill Chemicals, IHS Chemical...
September 10, 2015
DuSolo Fertilizers (Vancouver) has entered into an agreement with Mineração Batalha e Participações (MBP; Goiânia, Brazil) to acquire a majority stake...
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