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October 1, 2014
Platform says it $1-billion purchase of Chemtura AgroSolutions is 'on schedule to close next month.'...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/Platform-closes-purchase-of-Agriphar_64203.html
October 1, 2014
Bayer today completed acquiring the consumer-care business of Merck & Co.(Whitehouse Station, NJ). The transaction closed following the receipt of required antitrust approvals...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/Bayer-closes-$14-2-billion-acquisition-of-Merck-and-Co-s-consumer-care-business_64217.html
October 1, 2014

Oxea (Dallas) has lifted force majeure on oxo intermediates produced at its Bay City, TX, facility. “The plant repairs have been completed successfully, and the facility is running at full rates,” the company says. “All sales controls that were in place have now been lifted.”

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http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/Oxea-lifts-force-majeure-on-Bay-City-oxo-intermediates_64202.html
October 1, 2014
Crop protection company Adama Agricultural Solutions, formerly Makhteshim Agan, announced today that it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire the Chinese businesses of...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/Adama-acquires-Chinese-agchem-makers_64205.html
October 1, 2014
Enterprise Products Partners (Houston) has acquired the general partner and limited partner interests in Oiltanking Partners LP for $4.41 billion. Enterprise has also proposed merging Oiltanking Partners with Enterprise in a further exchange of equity that would bring the deal’s total value to about $6 billion, two thirds in equity....
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/Enterprise-to-acquire-Oiltanking-Partners-for-$6-billion_64200.html
October 1, 2014
Zuari Fertilizers & Chemicals today posted a formal offer to buy the controlling stake in Mangalore Chemicals & Fertilizers (MCF) on the Bombay Stock Exchange.The offer...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/Deepak-Fertilisers-and-Zuari-Group-intensify-battle-for-control-of-Mangalore-Chemicals-and-Fertilizers_64199.html
October 1, 2014
Eleven Japanese energy and engineering firms today established a new company to participate in the exploratory production of methane hydrate, a new and potentially game-changing energy...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/Japanese-firms-form-new-company-to-aid-test-production-of-offshore-methane-hydrate_64196.html
October 1, 2014
Bayer CropScience announced today that it has entered into an agreement to purchase the seeds business of Granar (Encarnacion, Paraguay). The private company, founded in 2001...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/Bayer-CropScience-acquires-soybean-seeds-business-in-Paraguay_64195.html
October 1, 2014
TenCate Advanced Composites, a leading global composite materials company, today announced plans to expand its facilities at Langley Mill, Nottingham, UK. The plant will be a center of...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/TenCate-Advanced-Composites-expands-UK-operations_64184.html
October 1, 2014
Ineos Technologies announced today that it has entered into license agreements for its Innovene S and Innovene G polyethylene (PE) technologies to be used by the proposed Appalachian...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/Ineos-to-license-polyethylene-technology-to-Ascent_64194.html
October 1, 2014
Scientex (Shah Alam, Malaysia) will invest more than 300 million Malaysian ringgit ($91.6 billion) over the next three years to expand biaxially oriented polypropylene (BOPP) and...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/Malaysian-Japanese-alliance-eyeing-big-share-of-Asian-packaging-film-market-with-large-investment_64191.html
October 1, 2014
Punmeechaow starts today Supattanapong Punmeechaow, 55, today takes over as president and CEO at PTT Global Chemical (PTTGC; Bangkok), Thailand’s largest chemical company. He was...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/New-president-CEO-of-PTT-Global-Chemical-takes-over-today_64189.html
October 1, 2014
PhosAgro (Moscow), a leading, integrated phosphate fertilizer producer, announced today that it is considering increasing exports to Brazil following a decision by Camex, the Brazilian...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/PhosAgro-to-increase-exports-to-Brazil-after-suspending-import-duties-on-DAP_64186.html
October 1, 2014
Nippon Shokubai today confirmed plans to expand superabsorbent polymers (SAP) production capacity at the company’s Himeji, Japan site, in order to meet strong growth in global...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/Nippon-Shokubai-confirms-plan-to-expand-SAP-capacity-at-Himeji_64179.html
October 1, 2014
Johnson & Johnson, the biggest maker of consumer health products, has announced a definitive agreement to acquire Alios BioPharma (South San Francisco, CA), a privately held...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/Johnson-and-Johnson-to-acquire-Alios-BioPharma-for-$1-75-billion_64182.html
September 30, 2014
Dow Construction Chemicals will launch a new technology this week that meets the growing demand for energy efficient cool reflective roof coatings (CRRC) in the Middle East region. The...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/Dow-to-produce-acrylic-polymers-in-Jebel-Ali-for-roof-coatings_64181.html
September 30, 2014
Coatings and composites maker Reichhold Industries (Durham, NC) today filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection in US Bankruptcy Court in the District of Delaware. As part of the...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/Reichhold-files-for-bankruptcy-may-sell-US-business-to-bondholders_64178.html
September 30, 2014
Dow Chemical has lost its bid to appeal the $1.06 billion award imposed in a class-action lawsuit over price fixing in the polyurethanes market....
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/Court-affirms-$1-06-billion-judgment-against-Dow-in-polyurethanes-class-action_64170.html
September 30, 2014
Styrolution says it will begin production of NAS and Zylar transparent styrene copolymers at a new plant in Ludwigshafen, Germany, in early October. The company has already begun production of NAS in Decatur, AL....
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/Styrolution-completes-transparent-styrene-copolymer-projects_64153.html
September 30, 2014
DSM today inaugurated its solar technologies demonstration center at its engineering plastics facility at Pune, India. The center was built to demonstrate and showcase the performance...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/DSM-inaugurates-solar-technologies-demonstration-center-in-India_64148.html
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