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December 4, 2014
Codexis (Redwood City, CA), a developer of biocatalysts for the pharmaceutical and fine chemical industries, says that it has developed a novel enzyme therapeutic product candidate for...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_america/us/Codexis-develops-enzyme-therapeutic-candidate-for-treatment-of-phenylketonuria_65833.html
December 4, 2014
Sumitomo Chemical says it has signed an agreement with DuPont to acquire the DuPont Asana insecticide business in the United States. Asana will be distributed through Sumitomo’s...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_america/us/Sumitomo-Chemical-to-acquire-DuPonts-Asana-insecticide-business-in-US_65830.html
December 4, 2014
Airgas says that it plans to build a liquid hydrogen plant at Calvert City, KY. The new facility is expected to become operational in the summer of 2016 with the capacity to produce 10...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_america/us/Airgas-to-build-liquid-hydrogen-plant-at-Calvert-City_65828.html
December 3, 2014
CF Industries announced today that it has restarted operations at its Woodward, OK nitrogen complex. Since 29 October, the complex had been down to "address an issue in one of the...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_america/CF-Industries-resumes-production-at-Woodward-nitrogen-complex_65825.html
December 3, 2014
Lubrizol is increasing capacity, and investing in infrastructure and efficiency improvements, at its Deer Park, TX additives blending plant to meet specification upgrades for the...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_america/Lubrizol-to-upgrade-engine-oil-blending-facility-in-Texas_65826.html
December 3, 2014
IFF announced today it is expanding its flavors business in Indonesia and Chile, with new facilities in both countries. In Indonesia, the company is doubling the size of an existing...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/south_america/IFF-expands-flavors-presence-in-Indonesia-and-Chile_65627.html
December 3, 2014
Chemicals distributor Univar says that it has appointed Carl Lukach as executive v.p. and chief financial officer (CFO). He succeeds Beatty D’Alessandro, who will be leaving...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_america/us/Univar-appoints-new-CFO_65710.html
December 3, 2014
Maire Tecnimont (Rome) announced today that its subsidiary Tecnimont (Milan) has signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU)—which will be converted into an engineering...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_america/Cronus-Chemicals-selects-Tecnimont-to-build-$1-5-billion-fertilizer-complex_65738.html
December 3, 2014
Linde announced today that it has installed a gasifier vessel on its new gasification train at its La Porte, TX, facility. The plant is part of a $250-million investment that includes...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_america/Linde-constructs-gasifier-at-La-Porte-gasification-train_65806.html
December 3, 2014
Amyris (Emeryville, CA) has appointment Raffi Asadorian CFO, effective 6 January 2015. Paulo Diniz, Amyris's interim CFO, will transition to a new role as chairman of the Brazil...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_america/Amyris-appoints-new-CFO-names-chairman-of-Brazil-operations_65807.html
December 3, 2014
Arizona Chemical (Jacksonville, FL) is mulling a sale that could place the company's enterprise value at more than $1.50 billion, according to a Reuters report. The company's owner...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_america/Report-Arizona-Chemical-sale-could-value-company-above-$1-5-billion_65800.html
December 3, 2014
KBR (Houston) says that it has recently been awarded a contract by a Lotte Chemical (Seoul) subsidiary headquartered in Kuala Lumpur to provide licensing and basic engineering...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_america/us/Lotte-Chemical-awards-KBR-with-catalytic-olefins-technology-contract_65794.html
December 3, 2014
Activist hedge fund Barrington Capital (New York) today released a letter calling on Omnova Solutions to sell its $245-million engineered surfaces business and criticizing the...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_america/Activist-hedge-fund-urges-Omnova-to-sell-engineered-surfaces_65811.html
December 3, 2014
Braskem has decided to settle fully 1 billion reais ($390 million) owed in taxes to the Brazilian treasury, the company announced. Braskem will pay 30% of the amount due in cash and...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/south_america/brazil/Braskem-pays-R$1-billion-tax-debt_65799.html
December 3, 2014
Chemtura announced the preliminary results of the company's modified Dutch auction tender offer, which expired at the end of the day on 1 December. The offer—a total of about...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_america/Chemtura-to-acquire-$302-million-in-Dutch-auction-shares_65779.html
December 2, 2014
Capital Southwest (Dallas), an investment holding company, today announced plans to split into two publicly-traded entities – one in specialty chemicals and industrial products, and one in finance....
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_america/Investment-firm-Capital-Southwest-to-spin-off-specialty-chemical-assets_65781.html
December 2, 2014
Private equity firm SK Capital (New York) – a boutique investor with a major focus on chemicals – this morning completed a new, $1-billion funding round, the firm’s...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_america/SK-Capital-raises-$1-billion-fund-update_65772.html
December 2, 2014
The government of the US Virgin Islands will "respond to whatever next action Hovensa takes in a way that is in the best interests of [the] community," if an operating...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_america/US-Virgin-Islands-government-to-take-action-if-Hovensa-cuts-islands-fuel-supply_65780.html
December 2, 2014
Avanir Pharmaceuticals (Aliso Viejo, CA), a biopharmaceutical company focused on central nervous system (CNS) disorders, said today that it has entered into a definitive agreement with...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_america/Otsuka-Pharmaceutical-to-acquire-Avanir-for-$3-5-billion_65770.html
December 2, 2014
Solvay said today that it has completed the divestment of its US-based sulfuric acid virgin production and regeneration business, Eco Services, to affiliates of CCMP Capital Advisors...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_america/Solvay-completes-divestment-of-US-based-Eco-Services-business_65767.html
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