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July 17, 2014
PPG Industries has named Michael McGarry, current executive v.p., as COO, effective 1 August. McGarry will have responsibility for all of PPG’s strategic business units and...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_america/PPG-names-McGarry-as-COO_62512.html
July 17, 2014
Sherwin-Williams (SW) today announced second quarter net income up 13.3% year-on-year (YOY), to $291.4 million, on sales up 12.2%, to $3.04 billion. Earnings totaled $2.94/share...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_america/Sherwin-Williams-raises-guidance-earnings-rise_62529.html
July 17, 2014
PPG Industries today reported second quarter net income from continuing operations up 24% year-on-year (YOY), to $393 million, or $2.80/share, on sales up 5%, to $4.1 billion. Adjusted...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_america/PPG-earnings-beat-estimates-on-strong-sales_62509.html
July 17, 2014
The Mississippi Energy Institute (MEI; Jackson), together with the Mississippi Development Authority and seven local economic development organizations, has led a tour from the Gulf...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_america/Mississippi-Energy-Institute-IHS-Chemical-identify-potential-manufacturing-locations-in-Mississippi_62502.html
July 16, 2014
Toll manufacturer Royal Chemical says it completed an expansion of its East Stroudsburg, PA, facility, increasing chemical blending capacity and updating equipment. Capacity at the...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_america/Royal-Chemical-expands-blending-plant-in-Pennsylvania_62484.html
July 16, 2014
CF Industries announced today that it has restarted its operating units at its Woodward, OK, nitrogen complex. The company shut down production there on 21 April to address an...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_america/CF-Industries-resumes-production-at-Oklahoma-nitrogen-complex_62483.html
July 16, 2014
Celanese will expand its manufacturing facilities at Suzano, Brazil, to include long-fiber-reinforced thermoplastics (LFRT) production, the company announced today. The new capacity is...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/south_america/brazil/Celanese-to-expand-its-long-fiber-reinforced-thermoplastic-production-in-Brazil_62482.html
July 16, 2014
Flint Hills Resources (Wichita, KS) has completed the acquisition of propylene-maker PetroLogistics (Houston, TX). Flint Hills says the $2.1 billion transaction is its largest ever and its first in the chemical space since the purchase of Huntsman’s U.S. commodity chemical business in 2007....
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_america/Flint-Hills-completes-$2-1-billion-acquisition-of-PetroLogistics_62481.html
July 16, 2014
Alpek (San Pedro Garza García, Mexico), a subsidiary of Grupo Alfa (Monterrey, Mexico), has revised down its Ebitda guidance for 2014 from $570 million to $500 million, the...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_america/Alpek-cuts-2014-Ebitda-guidance-by-$70-million_62480.html
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
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