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May 12, 2016
Monsanto shares are trading about 8% higher this morning on two separate takeover reports. Bloomberg reports that Bayer is considering a bid, while StreetInsider says BASF is exploring...
May 12, 2016
Honeywell announced today that it will spin off its $1.3-billion resins and chemicals business into a stand-alone, publicly traded company by early 2017. The new company, named...
May 12, 2016
LSB Industries (Oklahoma City) has entered into a definitive agreement to sell its climate control business (CCB) to NIBE Industrier (Markaryd, Sweden) for $364 million in cash, as...
May 12, 2016
Ajinomoto (Tokyo), together with its consolidated subsidiaries Ajinomoto Heartland (Chicago, IL) and Ajinomoto Eurolysine (Paris), has filed patent infringement suits against CJ...
May 12, 2016
Syngenta on Thursday announced the launch of the Epivio brand family, a range of new biostimulants which address abiotic stresses through seed treatment. Over the last five years...
May 11, 2016
Siluria Technologies, a developer of novel process technologies, announced on Wednesday that it has proven the commercial viability of its oxidative coupling of methane-to-ethylene...
May 11, 2016
Even as the US olefins market remains in turnaround season, US nonfuel-use propylene inventory rebounded in the first week of May, according to data released by the Energy Information Administration (EIA) on Wednesday. The increase comes after two producers returned units to service last week....
May 11, 2016
May could see a fifth consecutive monthly decline in benzene loadings from South Korea to the US, based on early May indications. The potential drop in May loadings comes as the US continues to work to clear ample inventory, which was brought on by record level imports from Asia early in the year....
May 11, 2016
GreenMantra Technologies, which produces specialty chemicals such as waxes, greases and lubricants from recycled polyolefin plastics, announced Wednesday that it has completed the...
May 11, 2016
During the week ended 7 May, chemical railcar traffic in North America decreased 1.7% year-over-year (YOY) on declines in Canada and Mexico, according to data released on 11 May by the Association of American Railroads (AAR). For all of North America, chemical railcar traffic during the week totaled 43,390 carloads, down 5.3% from the previous week. For the year to date, chemical railcar traffic in North America is up 0.5%, versus a 13.0% decrease in all railcar traffic, according to the AAR....
May 11, 2016
Braskem America has appointed Mark Nikolich as CEO with immediate effect. The appointment follows the promotion of Fernando Musa to CEO of Braskem. Nikolich is a chemical industry...
May 10, 2016
Kuraray (Tokyo) said on Wednesday that it plans to boost ethylene vinyl alcohol (EVOH) resin capacity at its wholly owned Pasadena, TX site. The facility, operated by a Kuraray...
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