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July 31, 2014
Nippon Shokubai, a leading producer of acrylic acid and superabsorbent polymers (SAP), today announced the cancellation of its project to double SAP capacity at its Nisshoku Chemical...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/Nippon-Shokubai-cancels-China-superabsorbents-project_62854.html
July 31, 2014
Solvay today reported net sales for second-quarter 2014 of €2.64 billion ($3.54 billion), an increase of 2% year-on-year (YOY). Operating profit (adjusted Ebit) was €291...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/Solvay-reports-2-percent-rise-in-sales-adjusted-Ebit-jumps-56-percent-confirms-full-year-outlook_62852.html
July 31, 2014
Sumitomo Chemical reports an 80.7% rise in net profits for its fiscal first quarter, ended 30 June, compared with the year-ago quarter, to ¥14.05 billion ($137 million)...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/Sumitomo-Chemical-reports-huge-rise-in-profits_62853.html
July 31, 2014
Air Liquide reported €3.77 billion in revenues during the second quarter, down 2.4% year-on-year (YOY), according to the company's results published today. The figures exclude...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/Air-Liquides-quarter-two-revenue-down-2-4-percent_62850.html
July 31, 2014
Tosoh reports a 65.6% decrease in net profits for the company's fiscal first quarter ended 30 June 2014 compared with the year-ago period, to ¥2.2 billion ($21.5 million)...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/Tosoh-reports-fall-in-profits_62849.html
July 31, 2014
CB&I together with Chiyoda Corp. have been awarded a front end engineering design (FEED) services contract for a proposed liquefied natural gas (LNG) export project by Golden Pass...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/CB-and-I-and-Chiyoda-awarded-LNG-export-project-in-the-US_62848.html
July 31, 2014
Versalis (Milan), the chemicals arm of Italy’s energy major ENI (Rome), today reported widening operating and net losses and a decline in revenues and production. The company...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/Versaliss-losses-widen-sales-and-production-decline_62847.html
July 31, 2014
Evonik Industries today reported second-quarter net income of €139 million ($186.2 million), down 28% on the year-earlier period. Sales were 1% higher at €3.25 billion...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/Evonik-Industries-reports-lower-earnings-confirms-outlook_62846.html
July 31, 2014
Showa Denko says it has decided to acquire Air Products’ high-purity chlorine business in Taiwan, in order to strengthen its special material gas business. Taiwan Showa Chemicals...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/Showa-Denko-to-acquire-Air-Products-high-purity-chlorine-business-in-Taiwan_62845.html
July 31, 2014
Tokuyama (Tokyo) reports a 76.5% rise in net profits for the company's fiscal first quarter, ended 30 June 2014, compared with the year-ago quarter, to ¥3.57 billion ($34.8...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/Tokuyama-reports-huge-rise-in-profits_62844.html
July 31, 2014
Mitsubishi Rayon says it has signed an agreement with Cross Industries (Wels, Austria), to acquire a 51% stake in its subsidiary, Wethje Holding (Hengersberg, Germany), a company...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/Mitsubishi-Rayon-acquires-majority-stake-in-German-producer-of-carbon-fiber-reinforced-plastic-auto-parts_62843.html
July 30, 2014
FMC today reported net income of $109.1 million, or 81 cts/share, down 8% year-on-year (YOY), on revenues up 13%, to $987.8 million. Excluding special charges, adjusted earnings...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/FMC-earnings-rise-as-ag-rebounds-but-fall-short-of-estimates_62841.html
July 30, 2014
Cabot reports net income of $52 million, down 12% year-over-year (YOY), on sales of $940 million, up 4% YOY. Although Cabot’s reinforcement materials and performance materials segments turned in strong gains, earnings took a hit from lower volumes in advanced technologies and purification solutions. Adjusted earnings of 88 cts/share fell short of the analysts’ consensus estimate of 91 cts/share, as compiled by Thomson Reuters....
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/Cabot-net-income-down-12-percent-YOY-misses-estimates_62839.html
July 30, 2014
Ferro today announced its second quarter results from continuing operations, and the company now fully recognizes substantially all of its specialty plastics and polymer additives...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/Ferro-earnings-up-as-specialty-plastics-polymer-additives-businesses-discontinue_62833.html
July 30, 2014
The US Senate Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental affairs, with a bipartisan vote, today passed an amended version of the Chemical Facility Anti-Terrorism Standards Program...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/Senate-passes-CFATS-reauthorization-program_62812.html
July 30, 2014
Huntsman reports second-quarter net income of $119 million, more than doubling year-over-year (YOY) on gains across all segments except pigments. Revenues totaled $2.988 billion, up 5.6% YOY. Earnings of 59 cts/share were well above the analysts’ consensus estimate of 48 cts/share compiled by Thomson Reuters....
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/Huntsman-beats-estimates-net-income-more-than-doubles_62809.html
July 30, 2014
Westlake Chemical Partners (Westlake Partners; Houston), a master limited partnership formed to manage the ethylene production assets of Westlake Chemical, has begun trading on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE). Shares opened the first day of trading, 30 July, at $30.28....
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/Westlake-Chemical-Partners-prices-IPO-at-$24share-begins-trading-on-NYSE_62810.html
July 30, 2014
Dow Corning announced its results today for its fiscal second quarter, with marked improvement in silicone sales in most geographies. The company says there was also significant growth...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/Dow-Corning-results-up-on-silicone-sales_62807.html
July 30, 2014
Victrex (Thornton Cleveleys, UK), a producer of high-performance polymers, including poly(ether ether ketone), today announced its third-quarter results, covering 1 April–30...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/Victrex-ups-sales-in-quarter-to-June_62805.html
July 30, 2014
PhosAgro (Moscow) said today that its CEO, Andrey Guryev, met with Nick Bowen, the executive global head/mining services at Orica, to discuss the final construction stage of...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/PhosAgro-and-Orica-on-track-with-emulsion-explosives-project-in-Russia_62803.html
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