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November 28, 2014
The R&D center was opened by Prince Edward Duke of Kent. Sika (Baar, Switzerland) says that it has opened a new research facility at Preston, UK. Construction work on the new...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/Sika-opens-research-center-in-UK_65722.html
November 28, 2014
Methanex says that its Trinidad operations have been temporarily idled due to an interruption in power supply. The facilities have not been receiving electrical power off the national...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/Methanex-temporarily-idles-Trinidad-facilities_65721.html
November 28, 2014
Polymer resins producer Nuplex Industries (Auckland) says that it has completed the sale of its Australia and New Zealand based agency and distribution business and its plastic...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/Nuplex-completes-sale-of-distribution-masterbatch-businesses-in-Australia-and-New-Zealand_65720.html
November 27, 2014
Nihon Nohyaku (Tokyo), a producer of agricultural chemicals, wood preservatives, pharma and veterinary products is to acquire Hyderabad Chemical Ltd. (Hyderabad, India), maker of crop...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/Nihon-Nohyaku-to-acquire-Hyderabad-Chemical_65715.html
November 27, 2014
Kuraray  (Tokyo) said today that it has appointed Masaaki Ito as new president of the group effective 1 January 2015. He replaces Fumio Ito, who has headed the group since April...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/Kuraray-appoints-new-president_65714.html
November 27, 2014
The US Federal Trade Commission (FTC) voted on Wednesday to approve GlaxoSmithKline’s (GSK) proposed acquisition of Novartis's vaccines business, excluding influenza vaccines...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/US-approves-GSK-Novartis-vaccines-and-consumer-healthcare-deals_65713.html
November 27, 2014
Sibur (Moscow), Russia’s largest petchems player, has developed new grades of solution-polymerized styrene butadiene rubber (SSBR) and will likely make these new products at the...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/Sibur-to-commercialize-new-grades-of-solution-styrene-butadiene-rubber_65712.html
November 27, 2014
Mitsubishi Chemical Holdings, the parent of Mitsubishi Chemical, has revised its earnings and sales forecasts for the full fiscal year ending 31 March 2015. Mitsubishi expects to...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/Mitsubishi-Chemical-upgrades-earnings-and-sales-projections_65711.html
November 27, 2014
Asahi Kasei says that its Asahi Kasei Chemicals (AKC) subsidiary has completed the construction of a previously announced new plant at Nantong, China to produce the company’s...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/Asahi-Kasei-starts-up-polycarbonate-diol-plant-in-China_65708.html
November 26, 2014
BASF has announced that it plans to make a major investment in a “pioneering superabsorbent technology” that enables design of thinner and more comfortable diapers. The...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/BASF-to-invest-up-to-$625-million-in-new-superabsorbent-polymer-technology_65694.html
November 26, 2014
Global Bioenergies (Paris) says it has successfully produced renewable butadiene by direct fermentation of glucose at lab scale. The company says it is the first to achieve the synthesis of biobased butadiene without any chemical steps....
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/Global-Bioenergies-to-scale-up-butadiene-production-by-direct-fermentation-of-glucose_65698.html
November 26, 2014
The EPA said today that it was proposing stricter ozone standards within a range of 65 to 70 parts per billion (ppb), while taking comment on a level as low as 60 ppb. EPA last...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/EPA-proposes-stricter-ozone-standards_65696.html
November 26, 2014
Samsung Group (Seoul) said on Wednesday that it will sell four chemical and defense subsidiaries to Hanwha Group (Seoul) in a deal worth 1.9 trillion South Korean won ($1.72 billion)...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/Samsung-to-sell-subsidiaries-including-chemicals-to-Hanwha-Group_65693.html
November 25, 2014
Lubrizol has signed an agreement to purchase Warwick Chemicals (Mostyn, UK), a maker of tetra acetyl ethylene diamine (TAED), a bleach activator used primarily in laundry...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/Lubrizol-to-acquire-Warwick-Chemicals_65668.html
November 25, 2014
ACC says its chemical activity barometer (CAB) gained 0.2% in November, measured on a three-month moving average (3MMA). Year-over-year (YOY), the CAB is up 3.7%, suggesting...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/ACC-CAB-inches-up-over-November_65679.html
November 25, 2014
PhosAgro (Moscow) announced today that it that it has signed a contract for the supply of potassium chloride (KCl) for 2015 from Belaruskali (Solihorsk, Belarus). “This contract...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/PhosAgro-signs-potash-supply-contract-with-Belaruskali_65660.html
November 25, 2014
Al Mahruqi: A start of a new era for petrochemicals in Oman. Oman Oil Refineries and Petroleum Industries Co. (Orpic; Muscat) will issue invitations to bid for its $3-4 billion...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/Orpic-to-float-EPC-tender-early-next-year-for-Liwa-plastics-project-in-Oman_65673.html
November 25, 2014
The GCC countries will see a decline in chemical industry’s growth from an impressive 11%/year in the past 10 years to 7.1%/year through 2020 to reach 226 million m.t./year, up...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/GPCA-Diversification-will-create-new-opportunities-in-the-Mideast_65672.html
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/home/top_of_the_news/Lubrizol-and-Mitsui-Chemicals-enter-alliance-agreement-for-Lucant-polymer-product-line_65666.html
November 24, 2014
Equate (Safat, Kuwait), a joint venture between Petrochemical Industries Co. (PIC), Dow Chemical, Boubyan Petrochemical, and Qurain Petrochemical Industries, says that a large part of...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/GPCA-Equates-manufacturing-complex-down-for-turnaround-debottlenecking-project-makes-progress_65662.html
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