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July 28, 2015
The recent decline in benzene spot prices in the United States suggests that the August benzene contract will likely settle lower at the end of this week. The expected decline comes...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_america/US-August-benzene-contract-expected-lower_72494.html
July 28, 2015
DuPont’s second-quarter results fell sharply on negative currency impacts, continued weakness in performance chemicals—a business it spun out to shareholders on 1...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_america/DuPont-cuts-outlook-on-ag-slowdown_72478.html
July 28, 2015
A Monsanto spokeswoman has confirmed to Reuters that the $2-billion breakup fee offered to Syngenta if antitrust regulators blocks US firm’s proposed...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_america/Monsanto-$2-billion-breakup-fee-payable-if-Syngenta-deal-blocked-on-any-antitrust-grounds_72472.html
July 28, 2015
Airgas today reported fiscal 2016 first-quarter earnings that declined 1% year-on-year (YOY), to $88.2 million, on sales up 3%, to $1.35 billion. Earnings totaled $1.16/share, down 2%...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_america/Airgas-narrowly-beats-estimates-narrows-guidance_72481.html
July 28, 2015
Haltermann Carless Solutions (HCS; Frankfurt) said on Tuesday that it has acquired Shu-Chem Holdings (Manvel, TX), a family-owned company. The acquisition aims to grow...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_america/HCS-Group-acquires-US-producer-Shu-Chem_72469.html
July 28, 2015
Yara  International (Oslo) and BASF broke ground Monday on a previously announced world-scale ammonia plant at the BASF site in Freeport, TX. As part of the project, Yara will...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_america/BASF-Yara-break-ground-on-world-scale-ammonia-plant-in-TX-BASF-to-use-ammonia-to-produce-caprolactam_72448.html
July 27, 2015
Advanced materials demand, recent acquisitions, and lower raw material and energy costs lifted Eastman Chemical’s second-quarter results nearly 10% above street expectations and...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_america/Eastman-Chemical-beats-estimates-on-strong-advanced-materials-results_72463.html
July 27, 2015
US aromatics prices are on the decline late in late July, following the direction of NYMEX energy futures. Last week, NYMEX Rbob ended on Friday at $182.82 per gallon its lowest level...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_america/US-toluene-and-xylene-markets-following-NYMEX-energy-futures-lower_72461.html
July 27, 2015
The national average price for regular unleaded gasoline has dropped for 12 days in a row, the longest consecutive decline since January, according to US automobile organization AAA on...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_america/US-retail-gasoline-prices-see-longest-drop-since-January_72462.html
July 27, 2015
PolyOne reports net income for the second quarter of $66.8 million, up 116% year-on-year (YOY) from $30.9 million on strong results in the color, additives, and inks business and the specialty engineered materials business. Sales totaled $887.1 million, down 12% YOY. Adjusted earnings were a record high of 57 cts/share, up 12% YOY....
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_america/us/PolyOne-income-doubles-YOY-to-$66-8-million_72449.html
July 27, 2015
RPM Monday reported fiscal fourth-quarter net income up 18% year-on-year (YOY), to $128.0 million, on sales up 7.5%, to $1.37 billion. Earnings totaled 94 cts/share, beating...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_america/RPM-earnings-beat-estimates-on-higher-sales_72450.html
July 27, 2015
Jiaxing Petrochemical (Jiaxing City, China) says it has licensed Invista’s P8 process technology for a second purified terephthalic acid (PTA) line at its facility in Jiaxing City....
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_america/us/Jiaxing-Petrochemical-licenses-Invista-P8-for-second-PTA-line_72430.html
July 27, 2015
Amyris (Emeryville, CA), has signed definitive agreements for the previously announced conversion and restructuring of approximately $175 million of debt, to be converted to Amyris...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_america/Amyris-announces-debt-to-common-stock-conversion-private-placement_72443.html
July 27, 2015
Lubrizol says it has launched a hyperdispersant reactor at its Avon Lake, OH, facility. The new unit will be used for manufacturing Solsperse hyperdispersants, which are used to...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_america/us/Lubrizol-expands-hyperdispersant-capacity-in-US_72436.html
July 27, 2015
Phillips 66 said on Friday that its Alliance refinery in Louisiana was in process of restarting units impacted by yesterday's power loss. The refinery experienced a brief loss of power...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_america/Phillips-66-restarting-units-at-Alliance-following-power-loss_72431.html
July 24, 2015
RPM International has announced three executive promotions. Kenneth Armstrong has been named v.p./environmental, health, and safety; Tracy Crandall, v.p., associate general counsel...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_america/RPM-promotes-three-execs_72422.html
July 24, 2015
ACC reports that US specialty chemical market volumes decreased 0.3% sequentially in June following a sequential fall of 0.4% in May. Volumes are up only 0.1% year-on-year (YOY) on a...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_america/ACC-US-specialty-chemicals-market-softens-in-June_72421.html
July 24, 2015
Celanese has named Chris Jenson, currently interim CFO, to its permanent CFO position. Jensen has served as Celanese’s interim CFO since May 2014. He joined Celanese in 2005 and...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_america/Celanese-interim-CFO-named-to-permanent-position_72420.html
July 24, 2015
Braskem (São Paulo) and Tecon Rio Grande (Rio Grande, Brazil), a wholly owned subsidiary of Wilson Sons (Hamilton, Bermuda), have signed a partnership to resume moving...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/south_america/brazil/Braskem-signs-partnership-to-improve-transport-at-Triunfo-petchem-hub-in-Brazil_72417.html
July 24, 2015
Sensient Technologies (Milwaukee) has reported lower sales and operating income in the second quarter of this year compared with the corresponding period a year ago. Revenue in...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_america/Sensient-reports-leap-in-adjusted-income-on-lower-sales-in-second-quarter_72415.html
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