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May 16, 2016
The surge in new plastics capacity coming from low-cost producers in North America, the Mideast, and China is driving the global market for polyethylene (PE) and polypropylene (PP) to...
May 16, 2016
The North American nylon market is not expected to change much, if at all, following Honeywell’s plan to spin off its $1.3-billion resins and chemicals business into a...
May 16, 2016
Gelest has increased germane (GeH4) production at its Morrisville, PA, site by more than 500%, as part of a multi-million dollar expansion, to meet global demand of the semiconductor...
May 13, 2016
Albemarle has promoted Karen Narwold, the current senior v.p., general counsel/corporate and government affairs, and corporate secretary, to executive v.p. and chief administrative...
May 13, 2016
Air Liquide announced on Friday that the FTC had cleared its proposed $13.4 billion acquisition of Airgas, subject to the divestment of a large number of assets. The US government...
May 13, 2016
Petroquímica Mexicana de Vinilo (PMV) has not announced any plans to rebuild the vinyl chloride monomer (VCM) unit in Coatzacoalcos, Mexico, and analysts at IHS Chemical expect it to be down for an extended period....
May 13, 2016
Hexion (Columbus, OH) reports net sales down 15.7% year-on-year (YOY) for its first quarter ended 31 March, to $909 million, primarily driven by the strengthening of the U.S. dollar...
May 13, 2016
Distributor Nexeo today reported a first-quarter profit of $2.1 million, compared with a $600,000 loss in the year-ago quarter, on sales down 14.9% year-on-year (YOY), to $862.2...
May 12, 2016
New, novel textures for personal care products, as well as naturally-derived ingredients, were key topics of discussion at NYSCC Suppliers’ Day, held this week in Edison, NJ...
May 12, 2016
Monsanto shares are trading about 8% higher this morning on two separate takeover reports. Bloomberg reports that Bayer is considering a bid, while StreetInsider says BASF is exploring...
May 12, 2016
Honeywell announced today that it will spin off its $1.3-billion resins and chemicals business into a stand-alone, publicly traded company by early 2017. The new company, named...
May 12, 2016
LSB Industries (Oklahoma City) has entered into a definitive agreement to sell its climate control business (CCB) to NIBE Industrier (Markaryd, Sweden) for $364 million in cash, as...
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