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July 29, 2014
Codexis (Redwood City, CA), a developer of biocatalysts for the pharmaceutical and fine chemical industries, says that Gordon Sangster has agreed to join Codexis as senior v.p. and...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_america/us/Codexis-appoints-new-CFO_62765.html
July 29, 2014
IHS has entered into a partnership agreement with The Chlorine Institute (CI) that will allow IHS to provide worldwide access to CI’s safety and technical publications via IHS content platforms. The content will cover safe production, handling, and packaging; health and the environment; emergency planning and response; and properties of chemicals and analytical techniques. The materials will continue to be available directly from the CI Bookstore....
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_america/IHS-to-host-Chlorine-Institute-safety-and-technical-publications_62763.html
July 28, 2014
Eastman Chemical reports net earnings of $292 million, 9.8% higher year-on-year (YOY). Adjusted earnings of $1.92/share were 14.2% higher YOY and beat a $1.84/share consensus of...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_america/Eastman-beats-estimates-reaffirms-2014-outlook_62764.html
July 28, 2014
Isobutanol producer Gevo, Inc (Englewood, CO) reports that it has made progress on implementing side-by-side operational mode (SBS), which produces both ethanol and isobutanol, at...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_america/Gevo-reports-progress-producing-isobutanol-and-ethanol-at-Luverne-site_62760.html
July 28, 2014
Credit ratings agency Standard and Poor’s (S&P; New York) has downgraded the credit rating of coatings and composites maker Reichhold Industries (Durham, NC), to CCC- from...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_america/S-and-P-downgrades-Reichhold-debt-default-a-possibility_62758.html
July 28, 2014
Gail India and Sumitomo, one of Japan’s largest trading groups, on Friday announced the signing of a memorandum of understanding (MOU) covering cooperation in gas procurement and...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_america/Gail-and-Sumitomo-sign-MOU-on-energy-and-petchems-cooperation_62731.html
July 28, 2014
Stepan announced on Friday that it is carrying out front-end engineering design for a $60–70-million chemical production facility in the industrial corridor of Ascension Parish...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_america/Stepan-plans-surfactants-and-polymer-intermediates-plant-in-Louisiana_62730.html
July 28, 2014

Arkema has started up a new, 45,000-m.t./year methyl acrylate plant at at its site at Clear Lake, TX. The new plant is the last piece of a $110-million project to beef up the company’s US acrylics business.

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http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_america/Arkema-completes-$110-million-acrylics-project-with-Clear-Lake-methyl-acrylate-plant_62748.html
July 28, 2014
RPM today reported fiscal fourth-quarter net income up 66.4% year-on-year (YOY), to $108.8 million, on sales up 9.1%, to $1.28 billion. On an adjusted basis—excluding some...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_america/RPM-earnings-rise-subsidiary-agrees-to-settle-asbestos-claims_62746.html
July 28, 2014
MACROECONOMIC STATUS Our running tab of positive indicators was 16 out of 20 this week. Thus, we continue to post a green banner. Chemical Activity Barometer (CAB) up 0.4%; up 4.4% Y/Y...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_america/ACCs-economic-outlook-for-the-week-ended-25-July-2014_62747.html
July 28, 2014
Over the next four years, Ceres (Thousand Oaks, CA)  will enhance its product-development programs in Brazil and expand its development activities in biotech traits for sorghum...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/south_america/brazil/Biotech-firm-Ceres-to-expand-sorghum-sugarcane-research-in-Brazil-under-innovation-grant_62745.html
July 28, 2014
Compass Minerals today reported its second-quarter results, posting a loss of $700,000 in earnings, down from a $10.6-million gain year-on-year (YOY). An earnings per share loss of 2...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_america/Compass-Minerals-reports-loss-on-weak-salt_62744.html
July 28, 2014
Eastman Chemical says it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Knowlton Technologies (Watertown, NY), which is a leader in the design, accelerated prototyping, and...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_america/us/Eastman-to-acquire-Knowlton-Technologies_62734.html
July 25, 2014
Dow Chemical's second-quarter results beat estimates as margins improved in its performance plastics segment and sales increased across all of the company's business segments. Dow...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_america/Dow-beats-estimates_62660.html
July 25, 2014
LyondellBasell Industries reports record earnings for the second quarter of $2.22/share, well above the analysts’ consensus estimate of $1.92/share as reported by Thomson Reuters (New York). Gains were broadly distributed across the business....
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_america/LyondellBasell-reports-record-quarter-as-net-income-increases-27-percent_62721.html
July 25, 2014
Sensient Technologies (Milwaukee) says that net income for the quarter fell 10% year-on-year (YOY) because of $13 million in restructuring costs. The company says that adjusted operating income increased by 11%, to$61.2 million. Sales were down 1% YOY, to $374.7 million. Reported adjusted earnings 81 cts/share rose 10% YOY and were above analyst estimates of 79 cts/share, according to Thomson Reuters (New York)....
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_america/Sensient-earnings-drop-on-restructuring-charges_62719.html
July 25, 2014
Mexichem has reported a 52% decrease in second-quarter net earnings, $50 million, hurt by foreign exchange and higher amortization following acquisitions. Net income from continuing...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_america/Mexichem-reports-lower-earnings-to-benefit-from-antidumping-ruling-against-Chinese-refrigerant-gas-producers_62716.html
July 25, 2014
SAFC Commercial, the custom-manufacturing and services business unit of Sigma-Aldrich, reports a 2.4% increase in sales in the second quarter of 2014 compared with the year-ago...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_america/us/SAFC-reports-rise-in-second-quarter-sales_62713.html
July 25, 2014
Olin (Clayton, MO) reports a 16% year-over-year (YOY) decline in second-quarter income, the result of weak results in the chlor-alkali segment. Sales declined across the board. However, earnings of 46 cts/share beat the analysts’ consensus estimate of 45 cts/share, as reported by Thomson Reuters (New York)....
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_america/Olin-earnings-down-on-weak-chlor-alkali_62710.html
July 24, 2014
A rally in Dow Chemical’s share price, helped by yesterday’s strong second-quarter earnings report, has put the company in a position to convert $4 billion in preferred...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_america/us/Dow-share-gains-could-allow-it-to-retire-expensive-preferred-shares_62701.html
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