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August 3, 2015
Tokuyama (Tokyo) reports a 98% fall in net profits for the fiscal first quarter, ended 30 June 2015, compared with the year-ago quarter, to ¥60 million ($483,870). First-quarter...
August 3, 2015
Chandra Asri Petrochemical (Jakarta), the largest integrated petrochemical company in Indonesia, reports net profits of $30.5 million for the first half of 2015 compared with net...
August 2, 2015
JBF Industries (Mumbai), a leading manufacturer of polyester, has signed a definitive agreement with investment firm KKR under which KKR will invest $150 million in JBF Group, an...
July 31, 2015
Casale (Lugano, Switzerland) has been awarded fertilizer contracts in India and Russia. Under the terms of its contract with Zuari Agro Chemicals (India), Casale will provide basic...
July 31, 2015
IHS Chemical says that PTT Global Chemical (PTTGC; Bangkok) has declared force majeure following the unscheduled shutdown of its No. 2 aromatics unit at the company's Map Ta Phut...
July 31, 2015
Mitsui Chemicals reports net profits for its fiscal first quarter, ended 30 June 2015, nearly quintupled compared with the year-ago quarter, to ¥16.8 billion ($135.6 million)...
July 31, 2015
Tosoh reports more than a fivefold increase in net profits for its fiscal first quarter ended 30 June 2015 compared with the year-ago quarter, to ¥11.4 billion ($92.0 million)...
July 31, 2015
Teijin reports net profits for its fiscal first quarter, ended 30 June 2015, of  ¥11.2 billion ($90.3 million), up nearly sevenfold compared with the year-ago quarter...
July 31, 2015
Ube Industries reports net profits of ¥6.3 billion ($50.8 million) for its fiscal first quarter ended 30 June 2015, compared with a net loss of ¥1.1 billion in the year-ago...
July 30, 2015
A seasonal increase in gasoline demand in the US means there is strong demand for high octane blend stocks and this has seen an increase in demand for para-xylene in the region. In...
July 30, 2015
Evonik Industries is globalizing its R&D activities for the global cosmetics industry, and at the same time using local R&D to strengthen its position in important growth...
July 30, 2015
Industrial gases company Taiyo Nippon Sanso (Tokyo) says that it has agreed to acquire Renegade Gas Pty (RGP; Ingleburn, Australia), a liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) and industrial...
July 30, 2015
BASF subsidiary BASF India (Mumbai) reports net profits of 927 million Indian rupees ($14.5 million) for the quarter ended 30 June 2015 compared with net profits of Rs520 million in...
July 30, 2015
Idemitsu Kosan (Tokyo) on Thursday announced that it is acquiring one-third stake in refiner Showa Shell Sekiyu (Tokyo) from Royal Dutch Shell for ¥169 billion ($1.4billion). The...
July 30, 2015
Showa Denko says that it has decided to dissolve its subsidiary Baotou Showa Rare Earth High-Tech New Material Co. (BSR; Baotou, China). BSR, which was established in 2002, produces...
July 30, 2015
Kemira says that Kim Poulsen has been appointed president of the company’s paper segment and Asia/Pacific region and a member of the management board, effective 1 November...
July 29, 2015
H.B. Fuller on Wednesday announced that it broke ground on an adhesives manufacturing facility at Surabaya, Indonesia. The company anticipates production of hot melt and water-based...
July 29, 2015
Huchems Fine Chemical Corp. (Seoul), a subsidiary of Taekwang Group (Seoul), is investing 1 trillion South Korean won ($864 billion) to build an ammonia  plant in the state of...
July 29, 2015
SCG Chemicals, the chemical subsidiary of Siam Cement Group (SCG; Bangkok), says that net profits increased more than fourfold in the second quarter of 2015 compared with the year-ago...
July 29, 2015
Kuwait’s Petrochemical Industries Corp. (PIC; Kuwait City), wholly owned by Kuwait Petroleum Corp., is at an advanced stage of a feasibility study for a petrochemicals and...
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