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September 22, 2014
Codexis (Redwood City, CA), a developer of biocatalysts for the pharmaceutical and fine chemical industries, says it has appointed Kathleen Glaub to its board of directors. Glaub has...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_america/us/Codexis-appoints-new-board-member_63923.html
September 19, 2014
Methanex says it has restarted its Chile I methanol plant at its site at Punta Arenas. The Chile operation had been idled since May because of insufficient natural gas supply...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/south_america/Methanex-restarts-plant-in-Chile_63897.html
September 18, 2014
Air Products will reorganize into seven segments and sharpen focus on its core industrial gas operations under a plan announced today by new chairman and CEO Seifi Ghasemi....
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_america/us/Air-Products-realignment-sharpens-focus-on-gases_63888.html
September 18, 2014
Department of Agriculture (USDA) has approved Dow Chemical’s agricultural chemicals segment's Enlist corn and soybean traits in the United States after "one of the most...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_america/Dows-Enlist-trait-gains-USDA-approval_63890.html
September 18, 2014

ZeoGas (Houston) has hired Foster Wheeler to help plan a gas-to-gasoline plant that will be built on the US Gulf Coast. The new plant will employ Air Liquide’s 5,000-m.t./day MegaMethanol technology to convert natural gas to synthesis gas and then to methanol, which will be converted to gasoline using ExxonMobil’s methanol-to-gasoline technology.

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http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_america/ZeoGas-hires-Foster-Wheeler-to-plan-Gulf-Coast-gas-to-gasoline-project_63887.html
September 18, 2014
Dow Chemical announced today that it has named Neil Hawkins corporate v.p. and chief sustainability officer, effective 1 October, and Paula Tolliver corporate v.p./business services...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_america/Dow-names-new-sustainability-and-information-officers_63886.html
September 17, 2014
Linde has completed a capacity expansion of ultrahigh purity (UHP) gaseous nitrogen and UHP oxygen at its Hillsboro, OR, site. The company has also upgraded its existing infrastructure...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_america/Linde-expands-ultrahigh-purity-gases-in-Oregon_63864.html
September 17, 2014
Hedge fund Trian Fund Management (New York) calls on DuPont to split off its higher-growth agriculture, nutrition, and industrial biotech operations....
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_america/us/Trian-urges-DuPont-to-break-off-ag-and-industrial-biotech-operations_63868.html
September 17, 2014
DuPont's industrial biosciences division today announced the selection of oil and gas distributor Murex (Addison, TX) to market the cellulosic ethanol produced from its...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_america/Murex-to-distribute-DuPonts-cellulosic-ethanol_63865.html
September 17, 2014
Merck KGaA’s (Darmstadt, Germany) biopharmaceutical division, Merck Serono (Darmstadt); and biopharmaceutical company Sutro Biopharma (South San Francisco, CA) today announced a...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_america/us/Merck-KGaA-and-Sutro-Biopharma-partner-to-develop-antibody-drug-conjugates_63863.html
September 16, 2014
EPA today announced new actions and recognized private-sector commitments aimed at curbing emissions of hydrofluorocarbons (HFCs), greenhouse gases (GHGs) used in refrigeration and air...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_america/EPA-and-industry-step-up-efforts-to-reduce-HFCs_63859.html
September 16, 2014
PeroxyChem has announced that it will raise prices for its high-purity electronics grades of hydrogen peroxide (H2O2) by about 31%, or 3 cts/lb, in response to rising demand from...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_america/PeroxyChem-to-raise-prices-for-high-purity-hydrogen-peroxide_63850.html
September 16, 2014
Univar has reached an agreement with Evonik to become the exclusive distributor of Evonik’s personal-care products in the northeastern United States. Evonik, however, will...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_america/Univar-to-distribute-Evonik-personal-care-products-in-the-northeastern-US_63848.html
September 16, 2014
DuPont’s packaging and industrial polymers unit announced today that it will increase the production capacity of its ethylene copolymers assets at its Texas manufacturing...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_america/DuPont-invests-$100-million-to-expand-specialty-resins_63847.html
September 16, 2014
Myriant (Quincy, MA), a renewable chemicals company, says that its board of directors has appointed Cenan Ozmeral as president and CEO. Ozmeral has been with Myriant since November...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_america/us/Myriant-appoints-CEO_63841.html
September 16, 2014
Merck Serono, the biopharmaceutical division of Merck KGaA, today confirmed that it is establishing a long-term strategic partnership with Lupin (Mumbai). Lupin will support Merck...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/south_america/brazil/Merck-Serono-confirms-pharma-alliance-with-Lupin-targeting-emerging-markets_63840.html
September 15, 2014
Essential Ingredients (Lawrenceville, GA), a supplier of raw materials and chemicals, has agreed to distribute and sell AkzoNobel’s surface chemistry personal-care products and...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_america/Essential-Ingredients-to-distribute-AkzoNobel-personal-care-products_63824.html
September 15, 2014
Israel Chemicals Ltd. (ICL; Tel Aviv), a producer of fertilizers and specialty chemicals, on Friday announced the commencement of its international initial public offering on the New...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_america/Israel-Chemicals-to-list-on-New-York-Stock-Exchange_63817.html
September 15, 2014
MACROECONOMIC STATUS Our running tab of positive indicators was 18 out of 20 this week. Thus, we continue to post a green banner. Please refer to the end of this report for an...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_america/ACCs-economic-outlook-for-the-week-ended-12-September-2014_63825.html
September 15, 2014
Cargill and Novozymes today announced a new milestone in their joint development of technologies to produce acrylic acid from renewable raw materials. They have demonstrated the...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_america/BASF-Cargill-and-Novozymes-advance-with-biobased-acrylic-acid-manufacture_63822.html
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