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July 1, 2015
Ashland has completed the sale of the industrial biocides assets within the Ashland Specialty Ingredients business to Troy Corp. Financial terms have not been disclosed....
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_america/Ashland-completes-sale-of-industrial-biocides-business_71812.html
July 1, 2015
PPG Industries has completed its previously announced acquisition of Cuming Microwave (Avon, MA), a maker of maker of coatings that absorb microwaves and radio waves such as radar...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_america/us/PPG-completes-acquisition-of-coatings-maker-Cuming-Microwave_71807.html
July 1, 2015
DuPont today completed the separation of its performance chemicals segment through the spin-off of Chemours to shareholders. Chemours begins regular trading today on the New York Stock...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_america/us/DuPont-completes-Chemours-spin-off_71805.html
July 1, 2015
CF Industries (Deerfield, IL) and Yara International (Oslo) today announced that CF will acquire Yara’s 50% equity interest in their equally owned GrowHow UK (Ince, UK)...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_america/us/CF-Industries-buys-out-Yara-in-GrowHow-UK-joint-venture-for-$580-million_71793.html
June 30, 2015
Optima Chemical, an affiliate of Charkit Chemical (Norwalk, CT), has acquired certain manufacturing assets in Belle, WV from Chemours, the performance chemicals business of...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_america/us/Optima-Chemical-acquires-certain-Chemours-manufacturing-assets-at-Belle-WV_71782.html
June 30, 2015
Private equity firm Arsenal Capital has acquired Peach State Labs (Rome, GA), a maker of specialty polymers used in flooring, textiles, coatings, consumer products, leather...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_america/us/Arsenal-acquires-Peach-State-Labs_71781.html
June 30, 2015
North America's styrene producers have this month been trying to lock in margins by selling material for forward months because of strong styrene spot prices and relatively low benzene...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_america/North-Americas-styrene-producers-seek-to-lock-in-margins-through-August_71778.html
June 30, 2015
The US July benzene contract settled higher today as expected, following the year-to-date spot-price highs seen last week that came on the back of heavy producer interest due to recent...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_america/US-July-benzene-contract-up-as-expected-following-spot-highs_71779.html
June 30, 2015
Amyris (Emeryville, CA) has agreed on business terms with Total Energies Nouvelles Activités USA, a Total subsidiary, for a restructuring of the companies' fuels joint venture...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_america/Total-Amyris-agree-on-terms-of-fuels-JV-restructuring_71766.html
June 30, 2015
Petrobras (Rio de Janeiro) will cut its investments by 37% over the next five years, according to the company's business plan presented by Aldemir Bendine, CEO. The company anticipates...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/south_america/brazil/Petrobras-slashes-investment-budget-for-2015-19-citing-fall-in-oil-prices_71767.html
June 30, 2015
CB&I says that it has been awarded a contract valued at about $115 million by Ingleside Ethylene—a 50-50 joint venture between OxyChem (Dallas) and Mexichem (Tlalnepantla...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_america/us/CB-and-I-awarded-contract-for-ethylene-storage-facility-by-OxyChem-Mexichem-JV_71763.html
June 30, 2015
Flavors and fine ingredients company Frutarom Industries (Haifa, Israel) says that it has acquired flavors company Foote & Jenks (Camden, NJ) for about $4 million. Foote &...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_america/us/Frutarom-acquires-US-flavors-company_71754.html
June 30, 2015
Prompt benzene spot prices were down in the United States on 29 June, but market participants expect the July benzene contract to settle higher. The July benzene contract settlement is...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_america/US-benzene-contract-expected-to-firm-despite-spot-market-declines_71727.html
June 30, 2015
Despite rising prices over the past several months, drivers are poised to pay the lowest prices at the pump over the Fourth of July holiday weekend in at least five years, according to...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_america/4th-of-July-weekend-in-US-expected-to-see-lowest-gasoline-price-in-five-years_71740.html
June 29, 2015
Blank-check acquisition firm Platform Specialty Products (West Palm Beach, FL) today completed its share offering, which was announced earlier this month. The company sold about 18.2...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_america/Platform-closes-share-offer_71744.html
June 26, 2015
Cosmar, a 50-50 joint venture between Sabic and Total, is bringing a styrene production line back onstream at its Carville, LA, plant this week, in line with expectations. The company...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_america/Styrene-plants-in-US-remain-on-schedule-to-restart-after-turnarounds_71700.html
June 26, 2015
Clariant says that it has appointed Allen Ferguson as its oil services manager for Canada. As the head, Ferguson will expand the division's market presence by developing specialty...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_america/canada/Clariant-appoints-head-of-oil-services-business-in-Canada_71683.html
June 26, 2015
Amyris (Emeryville, CA), and Dinaco Importação Comércio (Rio de Janeiro) announced an exclusive reseller agreement for Amyris's cosmetic ingredients in Brazil...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/south_america/brazil/Amyris-signs-exclusive-reseller-agreement-for-biobased-emollients-in-Brazil_71686.html
June 26, 2015
AkzoNobel says that its performance coatings business is investing about €3 million ($3.4 million) to expand its research and development facilities at Houston. The upgraded...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_america/us/AkzoNobel-expands-performance-coatings-research-facility-in-Houston_71690.html
June 25, 2015
US producers of hydrofluorocarbons (HFCs) have asked for antidumping duties on imports originating in China. An industry group, the American HFC Coalition, says it has filed a petition with the US Department of Commerce and the US International Trade Commission, alleging that underpriced blends and components from China are being imported into the US market with dumping margins ranging from 100% to more than 300%....
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_america/US-producers-of-HFCs-allege-dumping-by-China-ask-for-duties_71663.html
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