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April 3, 2014
Stolt-Nielsen says its net profit for the first quarter of 2014 soared to $19 million from $1 million in the corresponding period of 2013, on revenue of $517 million, down from $519...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_america/Stolt-Nielsens-first-quarter-earnings-rise_60068.html
April 3, 2014
Sensient Technologies today said it expects first-quarter earnings to exceed analysts’ consensus of 65 cts/share. The company also said it expects to raise its full-year earnings...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_america/Sensient-raises-earnings-guidance-trades-barbs-with-FrontFour-over-director_60059.html
April 3, 2014
U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit (Richmond, VA) has thrown out $920 million in damages previously awarded to DuPont in the company's Kevlar patent infringement fray with...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_america/Court-throws-out-$920-million-Kevlar-trade-secrets-verdict_60053.html
April 3, 2014
Petroquímica de Venezuela (Pequiven), Braskem, and construction company Norberto Odebrecht (Salvador, Brazil) will build an ammonia and granulated urea plant at Pequiven's...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/south_america/venezuela/Pequiven-Braskem-Odebrecht-to-build-ammonia-production-urea-granulation-plant-in-Venezuela_60049.html
April 3, 2014
RPM reported net income for the fiscal quarter ended 28 February of $16.2 million compared to a net loss of $42.4 million in the same year-ago quarter. Earnings of 12 cts/share were...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_america/RPM-earnings-up-on-strength-in-industrial-segment_60051.html
April 3, 2014
Sociedad Química y Minera de Chile (SQM, Santiago) suffered no structural damage to its facilities following the 8.2-magnitude earthquake that shook most of northern Chile and...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/south_america/argentina/SQM-reports-no-structural-damage-to-its-facilities-from-Chile-earthquake_60048.html
April 3, 2014
Renewable products company Amyris (Emeryville, CA) says that it is entering into a collaborative research and development agreement with BASF, under which, Amyris will use its strain...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_america/us/Amyris-and-BASF-sign-collaborative-research-and-development-agreement_60046.html
April 3, 2014
Cool Planet Energy Systems (Camarillo, CA) has closed its series-D financing round at the targeted $100 million, the company announced. All of the current strategic and venture...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_america/Cool-Planet-closes-series-D-financing-round-on-target_60045.html
April 3, 2014
Solvay says it has completed the previously announced acquisition of the specialty chemical assets of ERCA Química (Itatiba, Brazil), a subsidiary of chemical company ERCA...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/south_america/brazil/Solvay-completes-acquisition-of-ERCAs-specialty-chemical-assets-in-Brazil_60034.html
April 2, 2014
Repsol has licensed Chevron Phillips Chemical’s (CPChem) technology for the production of metallocene-based polyethylene resins, the two companies announced on 24 March. Repsol will implement the technology at its site in Tarragona, Spain, which already uses CPChem’s MarTECH SL loop slurry technology....
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_america/Repsol-licenses-CPChem-metallocene-technology_59799.html
April 2, 2014
BASF announced today that it has inaugurated the California Research Alliance (CARA)—a multidisciplinary research institute with emphasis on new inorganic materials and their...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_america/BASF-launches-California-research-hub_60027.html
April 2, 2014
PPG says it has closed the sale of its 51% stake in the Transitions Optical joint venture, along with PPG’s wholly-owned sun lens business, to Essilor International (Paris), a...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_america/PPG-closes-sale-of-share-in-Transitions-JV_59970.html
April 2, 2014
The chemical industry is as strong, vital, and essential as ever, but it has retreated from the public eye, leaving the stage to newcomers and detractors, says Frank Popoff, former CEO and chairman of Dow Chemical. If it is not to lose control of its future, he says, the chemical industry must actively engage with the public to raise awareness of its place at the forefront of technology and its role as “the ultimate enabling industry.” Popoff spoke in Houston on 31 March at the American Fuel and Petrochemical Manufacturers Association’s International Petrochemical Conference, where he was awarded the 18th Petrochemical Heritage Award....
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_america/Frank-Popoff-receives-Petrochemical-Heritage-Award-counsels-higher-industry-profile_59956.html
April 2, 2014
Agrium announced today that it expects its first-quarter earnings per share, to be released on 6 May, to be “just above breakeven.” The company says the slow start to the...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_america/Agrium-first-quarter-earnings-to-be-flat-on-slow-spring-start_60010.html
April 2, 2014
Omnova Solutions today reported its first quarter results, with net income of $1.2 million up compared to a loss of $0.2 million year-over-year (YOY). Earnings per share of 3...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_america/Omnova-earnings-up-sales-down-on-winter-weather-impacts_60011.html
April 2, 2014
Praxair announced today that it has acquired Lake Welding Supply Company (Lake; Muskegon, MI), an independent gas and welding products distributor in Western Michigan. Financial terms...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_america/Praxair-acquires-Western-Michigan-gas-distributor_60009.html
April 2, 2014
ICL Corp. (Tel Aviv) announced that it has acquired over 30 million units of Allana Potash Corp. (Toronto) at a price of 47 cts/share—bringing ICL’s total stake to...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_america/ICL-acquires-over-30-million-Allana-Potash-shares_59955.html
April 2, 2014
 The port of Antwerp intends to strengthen ties with Brazil. Apec-Antwerp/Flanders Port Training Center, a subsidiary of the Antwerp port authority, has signed a declaration of...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/south_america/brazil/Port-of-Antwerp-strengthens-ties-with-Brazil_60003.html
April 2, 2014
Agricultural chemical company UPL (Mumbai), which was known as United Phosphorus until last October, informed the Bombay Stock Exchange (Mumbai) on 1 April that it has entered into an...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/south_america/brazil/Indias-UPL-exits-Brazil-agchem-JV-with-Sipcam_60000.html
April 1, 2014
Synthos (Oswiecim, Poland) has announced plans to invest about $170 million in a new synthetic rubber plant at Triunfo, Brazil. The plant will produce neodymium catalyzed polybutadiene...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/south_america/brazil/Synthos-to-build-Nd-polybutadiene-rubber-plant-in-Brazil_59995.html
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