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July 16, 2014
Praxair says that it will expand its industrial gas facilities at Kirtland, NM. The expansion will include a new nitrogen plant that will increase production capacity this year, the...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_america/Praxair-increases-nitrogen-production-at-New-Mexico-plant_62478.html
July 16, 2014
Evonik Industries said today that it has closed on an equity investment in Biosynthetic Technologies (BT; Irvine, CA), a specialist in biobased lubricants. BT has developed and...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_america/Evonik-invests-in-biobased-lubricants-start-up-Biosynthetic-Technologies_62476.html
July 16, 2014
Sumitomo Chemical announced today that its wholly owned subsidiary Valent U.S.A. (Walnut Creek, CA) has launched a new crop protection product in the United States for seed treatment...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_america/Sumitomo-Chemical-launches-new-seed-treatment-in-the-US_62475.html
July 15, 2014
Koppers Holdings (Pittsburgh, PA) is exploring the consolidation of its North American tar distillation operations, including naphthalene and phthalic anhydride production, at Stickney, IL. The company says it will be applying for the necessary environmental permits, and a decision could be made within several months. If the project goes forward, the new naphthalene plant could start up in early 2016, says Koppers....
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_america/Koppers-exploring-consolidation-of-North-American-tar-distillation_62471.html
July 15, 2014
Stepan says it has acquired a sulfonation production plant in Bahia, Brazil from Procter & Gamble (P&G), for an undisclosed sum. The plant, in the country’s northeast...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_america/Stepan-acquires-Brazil-sulfonation-plant-from-P-and-G_62472.html
July 15, 2014
PolyOne announced today that it is closing two production facilities in Brazil – one at Diadema in Sao Paulo state, and one at Joinville in Santa Catarina state. The two plants...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_america/PolyOne-to-close-two-plants-in-Brazil_62473.html
July 15, 2014
Axalta says is it is adding capacity for polypropylene (PP) powder coatings at its facility in Huangshan, China, which is operated as a joint venture with Yongjia Chemical. The jv is...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_america/Axalta-adds-PP-powder-coatings-capacity-at-jv-in-China_62469.html
July 15, 2014
Albemarle has reached an agreement to acquire Rockwood Holdings, a leading producer of lithium and surface treatment chemicals, for $6.2 billion....
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_america/Albemarle-to-buy-Rockwood-for-$6-2-billion_62458.html
July 15, 2014
Lubricants maker Calumet Specialty Products says it has finalized amendments to its $1-billion revolving credit agreement. The agreement is with a syndicate of banks and matures in...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_america/Calumet-Specialty-Products-finalizes-refinancing_62461.html
July 15, 2014
Merck Serono, the biopharmaceutical division of Merck KGaA, has announced the appointment of Luciano Rossetti as executive v.p. and head/R&D as of 21 July.  In his most recent...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_america/Merck-Serono-appoints-head-of-R-and-D_62455.html
July 14, 2014
Biocatalyst firm Codexis (Redwood City, CA) and GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) have announced a license technology agreement worth up to $25 million in initial payments in addition to milestone...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_america/GlaxoSmithKline-licenses-Codexiss-protein-engineering-platform_62431.html
July 14, 2014
Hexpol (Malmö, Sweden) a leading polymers group with strong global market positions in advanced polymer compounding, has signed an agreement to acquire the business of Kardoes...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_america/Hexpol-acquires-US-rubber-compounder-Kardoes-Rubber_62439.html
July 14, 2014
3M today named Ashish Khandpur senior v.p./R&D and chief technology officer, effective immediately. Khandpur replaces Frederick Palensky, who is retiring after 37 years with the...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_america/3M-names-new-chief-technology-officer_62444.html
July 14, 2014
MACROECONOMIC STATUS Our running tab of positive indicators remained steady at 16 out of 20 this week. Thus, we continue to post a green banner. Consumer Debt up 7.4% annual rate; up...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_america/ACCs-economic-outlook-for-the-week-ended-11-July-2014_62445.html
July 11, 2014
Sika (Baar, Switzerland) says it has opened a plant at Aparecida de Goiânia, Goiás State, in mid-estern Brazil. Sika's new plant will supply concrete admixtures and...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/south_america/brazil/Sika-opens-concrete-admixtures-and-mortars-plant-in-Brazil_62414.html
July 11, 2014
US ethylene strengthened this week, spurred by an outage at Chevron Phillips Chemical’s (CPChem; The Woodlands, TX) Port Arthur, TX, cracker; the delayed restart of LyondellBasell’s cracker at La Porte, TX; and imminent planned maintenance at ExxonMobil’s cracker at Baton Rouge, LA....
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_america/US-ethylene-prices-strengthen-on-outages_62419.html
July 11, 2014
BASF today provided more information on its asset swap deal with Alpek, which was announced on Thursday. Alpek and BASF have signed agreements covering the expandable polystyrene (EPS)...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_america/Alpek-to-acquire-large-part-of-BASFs-EPS-business-BASF-to-buy-Polioless-PU-operations-Update_62393.html
July 11, 2014
Surfachem Group (Leeds, UK), and Vitrine Química (Santo Andre, Brazil) have formed Surfachem Brasil (Guarulhos, Brazil), a joint venture for the distribution and supply of...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/south_america/brazil/UK-firm-establishes-distribution-and-supply-JV-in-Brazil_62415.html
July 10, 2014
Axiall (Atlanta) says the extended ramp-up of its PHH vinyl chloride monomer manufacturing facility at Lake Charles, LA, and weakness in building products and aromatics have dampened expectations for the second quarter. The company now expects to report adjusted Ebitda of $125–130 million versus $180 million in the year-ago quarter....
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_america/Axiall-lowers-earnings-expectations_62396.html
July 10, 2014
Archer Daniels Midland (ADM) today announced that it is acquiring Wild Flavors GmbH (Zug, Switzerland), for an enterprise value of approximately €2.3 billion ($3.13 billion)...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_america/Archer-Daniels-Midland-to-buy-Wild-Flavors-for-$3-billion_62266.html
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