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November 25, 2014
Lubrizol and Mitsui Chemicals say that they have entered into an alliance agreement making Lubrizol the exclusive worldwide seller and marketer of the Lucant polymer product range to...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_asia/japan/Lubrizol-and-Mitsui-Chemicals-enter-alliance-agreement-for-Lucant-polymer-product-line_65666.html
November 24, 2014
Orica (Melbourne) says that its Kooragang Island, Australia, site today started using recycled water across the majority of its site, a move that will save the Hunter Region up to 2.3...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/india_pakistan/Oricas-chemicals-production-site-starts-using-recycled-water_65643.html
November 24, 2014
SK Innovation (Seoul) and Soitec (Bernin, France), a manufacturer of semiconductor materials for the electronics and energy industries, have signed a collaboration agreement to...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_asia/korea/SK-Innovation-and-Soitec-to-collaborate-on-advanced-semiconductor-materials_65639.html
November 24, 2014
AbbVie (Chicago) says that it has acquired a small-molecule active pharmaceutical ingredient (API) manufacturing site in Singapore's Tuas Biomedical Park. The site, AbbVie's first...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/southeast_asia/singapore/AbbVie-acquires-API-facility-in-Singapore_65638.html
November 22, 2014
Nippon Shokubai, the leading global producer of superabsorbent polymers, on 24 September 2014 filed a lawsuit at the Seoul Central District Court in South Korea against LG Chem, a...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_asia/korea/Nippon-Shokubai-files-patent-infringement-lawsuit-against-LG-Chem_65636.html
November 21, 2014
The US Dept. of Commerce has issued new tariffs on steam-activated carbon from China, says Calgon Carbon (Pittsburgh). The new tariffs, which range from 1.8 cts/lb to $1.10/lb, average 18 cts/lb, more than double the former average of 7 cts/lb, the company says....
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/china/Commerce-Dept-raises-tariffs-on-steam-activated-carbon-from-China_65590.html
November 21, 2014
Canpotex (Saskatoon, SK) has signed separate sales agreements with two Indian firms –Coromandel International Ltd. (CIL; Secunderabad, India) and Tata Chemicals Ltd. (TCL...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/india_pakistan/Canpotex-signs-separate-potash-sales-agreements-with-two-Indian-firms_65621.html
November 20, 2014
Evonik Industries says that Claas-Jürgen Klasen has been appointed as president/Evonik Greater China region, effective 1 January 2015. He succeeds Hans-Josef Ritzert, who will...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/china/Evonik-appoints-new-head-of-China-business_65561.html
November 19, 2014
Samsung Engineering and fellow Samsung Group unit, Samsung Heavy Industries told the Korea Exchange today that they have called off their $2.5 billion merger due to shareholder...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_asia/korea/Samsung-Engineering-and-Samsung-Heavy-Industries-call-off-merger-plan_65531.html
November 19, 2014
Kemira, on 18 November, held an official opening ceremony for its previously announced new production plant in the Nanjing Chemical Industry Park in China. The 100,000-m.t./year plant...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/china/Kemira-opens-chemicals-plant-at-Nanjing_65520.html
November 18, 2014
Meghmani Organics (Ahmedabad, India) says that its subsidiary Meghmani Finechem plans to build a caustic potash plant at Dahej in Gujarat State, India, near the company’s...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/india_pakistan/Meghmani-Organics-to-build-caustic-potash-plant-in-India_65288.html
November 18, 2014
Wacker Chemie says that its Wacker Asahikasei Silicone joint venture has today opened a new development laboratory for airbag applications. The Airbag Competence Center of Excellence...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_asia/japan/Wacker-Asahi-Kasei-JV-opens-airbag-competence-center-in-Japan_65504.html
November 18, 2014
Asahi Kasei says that its subsidiary Crystal IS (Green Island, NY) has begun commercial production of high-output UVC light-emitting diodes (LEDs) in a new facility at the Asahi Kasei...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_asia/japan/Asahi-Kasei-starts-up-facility-for-production-of-high-output-UVC-LEDs_65497.html
November 17, 2014
Baring Private Equity Asia (Hong Kong) said today that it has agreed to acquire Bushu Pharmaceuticals (Tokyo), through funds advised by Baring Asia. Bushu is the leading pharmaceutical...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_asia/japan/Baring-Asia-to-acquire-leading-contract-manufacturer-Bushu-Pharmaceuticals-for-$670-million_65472.html
November 17, 2014
Haldor Topsøe announced today that Huineng, a large-scale substitute natural gas (SNG) plant, went on-stream near the city of Ordos, Inner Mongolia in the northern part of...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/china/Huineng-SNG-plant-goes-onstream-transforming-coal-into-clean-energy-in-China_65469.html
November 17, 2014
Indian Oil (New Delhi) says that it has broken ground on the previously announced polypropylene (PP) project at Paradip, India. Dharmendra Pradhan, India’s minister of petroleum...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/india_pakistan/Indian-Oil-breaks-ground-on-PP-project-at-Paradip_65467.html
November 17, 2014
Toray Industries says that it has agreed to supply Torayca prepreg for the production of Boeing’s (Chicago) new 777X aircraft. Torayca is Toray’s carbon fiber brand. Toray...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_asia/japan/Toray-in-$8-7-billion-deal-to-supply-carbon-fiber-prepreg-to-Boeing_65466.html
November 16, 2014
In 2013, the Arabian Gulf countries exported 39.5 million m.t. of chemicals to Asia, with China accounting for the largest share, according to the annual Facts & Figures report of...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/china/GCC-exports-of-chemicals-to-China-continue-to-grow-GPCA-says_65462.html
November 14, 2014
DIC (Tokyo) has reported its financial results for the nine-month period ended 30 September. DIC decided last year to change its fiscal year-end from 31 March to 31 December, and, as a...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_asia/japan/DIC-reports-rise-in-profits_65432.html
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