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June 2, 2016
Ferro announced on 1 June that it has completed the acquisition of privately held Pinturas Benicarló (Benicarló, Spain), a maker of waterborne organic paints for...
June 1, 2016
Engineering firm Maire Tecnimont (Rome) and refining and petrochemicals technology firm Siluria announced on Wednesday a collaboration agreement to combine their respective...
June 1, 2016
During the week ended 28 May, chemical railcar traffic in North America totaled 44,064 carloads, increasing 4.7% year-over-year (YOY) and 1.2% from the previous week as a surge in the United States offset declines in Canada, according to data released on 1 June by the Association of American Railroads (AAR). For the year to date, chemical railcar traffic in North America is up 0.7%, versus a 12.5% decrease in all railcar traffic, according to the AAR....
June 1, 2016
Vertellus Specialties yesterday filed for voluntary Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection in a bid to restructure debt and solicit bids for the company. Vertellus received downgrades from...
June 1, 2016
Dow Chemical has completed a previously announced deal that makes it the 100% owner of Dow Corning’s silicones business. Corning will receive roughly $4.8 billion in cash for its share in the silicones business and maintains its approximately 40% ownership in polysilicon producer Hemlock Semiconductor Group, which was majority owned by Dow Corning....
June 1, 2016
Particle Sciences (Bethlehem, PA), part of Lubrizol LifeSciences, says that it is has added cGMP sterile powder filling and capsule filling capabilities at its facility at Bethlehem...
May 31, 2016
Ashland today filed with the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC; Washington) for its proposed initial public offering (IPO) of up to 20% of Valvoline shares. The filing is a...
May 31, 2016
Biobased isobutanol and ethanol producer Gevo (Englewood, CO) says it has commenced a review of strategic alternatives and has retained Cowen & Company as a financial advisor. The...
May 31, 2016
Ascend Performance Materials is opening a new application lab at its Decatur, AL facility as part of ongoing initiatives to support its growing specialty chemicals business. The lab...
May 31, 2016
Canada's minister of environment and climate change, Catherine McKenna; and the minister of health, Jane Philpott, have announced that C$491.8 million ($376.5 million) will be provided...
May 31, 2016
Chevron Phillips Chemical's (CPChem) Sweeny #33 steam cracker in Old Ocean, TX, is back online, but the Sweeny #24 steam cracker has been shut down, according to a report filed with the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (TCEQ). Neither outage has had any impact on prices in the US olefins market, which is well supplied....
May 31, 2016
LyondellBasell Industries announced on Monday that the state-owned petrochemical company of Bolivia, Yacimientos Petrolíferos Fiscales Bolivianos (YPFB; La Paz), has selected...
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