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February 3, 2015
Sumitomo Corp. has acquired a 65% share of Agro Amazonia Produtos Agropecuarios (Cuiaba, Brazil), a distributor of farm and livestock supplies—including agricultural chemicals...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/south_america/brazil/Sumitomo-Corp-acquires-65-percent-stake-in-Brazil-agchem-fertilizer-distributor_67450.html
February 3, 2015
Laboratory chemicals supplier VWR (Radnor, PA) announced today that it has acquired National Biochemicals (NBC), a full service raw material manufacturer and supplier to the...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_america/VWR-acquires-National-Biochemicals_67448.html
February 3, 2015
Airgas reports net earnings 12.6% higher year-on-year (YOY), to $93.2 million, for its fiscal third quarter ended 31 December, on sales up 7.2% YOY, to $1.3 billion. Adjusted earnings...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_america/Airgas-profit-climbs-but-outlook-disappoints_67447.html
February 3, 2015
Dow says gross proceeds from both divestitures will total more than $1.4 billion. Separately, Dow announced 31 January that it has completed its acquisition of Coodetec’s seed business, a leading supplier of corn and soybean genetics in Brazil. Coodetec also provides Dow with entry in the wheat market in Brazil....
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_america/us/Dow-finalizes-sale-of-Angus-and-sodium-borohydride-completes-Brazil-seeds-acquisition_67446.html
February 3, 2015
Benzene production and inventories in the United States for the fourth quarter of 2014 were up from the same time one year earlier, according to data released by the American Fuel and...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_america/AFPM-Higher-fourth-quarter-benzene-production-and-inventories-in-US_67382.html
February 2, 2015
H.B. Fuller says that it has finalized the previously announced acquisition of Tonsan Adhesive (Beijing), the largest independent engineering adhesives provider in China. Fuller has...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_america/us/H-B-Fuller-completes-acquisition-of-Chinese-firm-Tonsan-Adhesive_67413.html
February 2, 2015
Amyris (Emeryville, CA) says it plans to offer its synthetic biology discovery and production platform to pharmaceutical makers. Amyris says it will offer an integrated discovery and...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_america/Amyris-to-launch-biopharma-platform_67410.html
February 2, 2015
The United Steelworkers Union—which represents unionized workers at 230 US refineries, chemical plants, pipelines, and terminals—called a strike on 1 February at nine US refineries and chemical plants after failing to reach an agreement for a new three-year labor contract by that day's deadline....
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_america/us/USW-calls-strike-at-nine-US-refineries-and-chemical-plants_67417.html
February 2, 2015
FMC says it has acquired all global rights to a novel, proprietary herbicide from Kumiai Chemical Industry and Ihara Chemical Industry. FMC says the new herbicide is highly effective...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_america/FMC-acquires-rights-to-novel-herbicide_67409.html
February 2, 2015
EuroChem (Zug, Switzerland), one of the world’s leading producers of fertilizers, says it remains on track with a fertilizer project it is planning in Louisiana. The company...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_america/EuroChem-still-considering-Louisiana-project-but-Russia-could-become-attractive-alternative_67407.html
February 2, 2015
The industry, research, and energy committee (ITRE) of the European Parliament has made a number of recommendations to the European Commission on the negotiations with the United...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_america/us/European-parliamentary-committee-makes-recommendations-to-the-European-Commission-on-TTIP_67406.html
February 2, 2015
Specialty chemicals company Vertellus (Indianapolis) says that it today closed its previously announced acquisition of Dow Chemical’s sodium borohydride business. With a...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_america/us/Vertellus-completes-purchase-of-Dows-sodium-borohydride-business_67405.html
February 2, 2015
Lubrizol says that it has acquired EcoQuimica Industria e Comercio Produtos Quimica (Paulínia, Brazil), a manufacturer and supplier of coatings technology for products sold into...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/south_america/brazil/Lubrizol-acquires-Brazilian-firm-EcoQuimica_67400.html
February 2, 2015
Enterprise Products Partners expects to restore full service to the Appalachia-to-Texas (Atex) ethane pipeline in about two weeks. The two suppliers affected by the outage say they are rejecting ethane and pursuing alternatives for delivery....
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_america/us/Enterprise-expects-to-restart-Atex-pipeline-in-two-weeks_67375.html
January 30, 2015
Eastman Chemical reports fourth-quarter operating earnings down 95%, to $27.0 million. Included in the fourth-quarter earnings are transaction and integration costs related to the...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_america/Eastman-beats-estimates-but-its-outlook-disappoints_67365.html
January 30, 2015
Woodside Energy Holdings (Perth, Australia) has gained approval to export liquefied natural gas (LNG) from Canada, the National Energy Board (NEB; Calgary, AB) says. The 25-year export...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_america/Woodside-gains-approval-to-export-LNG-from-Canada_67352.html
January 30, 2015
Higher volumes and an advantaged feedstock position helped lift Dow’s fourth-quarter earnings above estimates. Net income fell 18.4% year-on-year, to $839 million. Adjusted...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_america/Dow-blows-past-estimates-says-lower-oil-prices-good-for-global-economy_67316.html
January 30, 2015
Former presidential candidate and Massachusetts governor Mitt Romney told American Cleaning Institute convention attendees on 29 January that Washington needs to address three critical priorities to maintain America’s global leadership position: safety, creating opportunity, and lifting people out of poverty....
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_america/us/Mitt-Romney-outlines-policy-priorities-at-ACI-convention_67344.html
January 30, 2015
SC Johnson chairman and CEO Fisk Johnson says industry must take steps to rebuild public trust while “standing up for chemistry, for scientific truth, and for the health and wellness of consumers and the planet.”...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_america/us/ACI-2015-SC-Johnson-CEO-says-industry-must-rebuild-consumer-trust_67361.html
January 30, 2015
A major propylene producer in the United States has issued a 1.50-cent/lb price increase this week for the upcoming February propylene contract. No other propylene producer has issued...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_america/Propylene-producer-nominates-US-January-contract-increase_67335.html
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