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March 5, 2015
Uralkali (Berezniki, Russia), one of the world’s largest potash producers, today published its audited financial results for the full year ended 31 December 2014. Production was...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/Uralkali-reports-higher-production-in-2014-speeds-up-development-of-additional-potash-deposits_68337.html
March 5, 2015
With an industry strike at 14 refineries and chemical plants across the United States still in place, elevated discussions on a national level between the United Steelworkers (USW...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/USW-strike-Day-32-National-level-discussions-end-without-agreement-in-place_68325.html
March 5, 2015
Arkema today reported its fourth-quarter and full-year 2014 results and provided guidance for 2015. Fourth quarter Ebitda, characterized by year-end seasonality, was flat at €162...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/Arkema-reports-lower-sales-and-profits-confirms-mid-and-long-term-targets_68330.html
March 5, 2015
Total said today that it has acquired a 68% stake in Polyblend (Bad Sobernheim, Germany), which manufactures plastics primarily for the automotive industry. The transaction is aligned...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/Total-buys-majority-stake-in-German-plastics-compounder-Polyblend_68335.html
March 5, 2015
AbbVie (Chicago) says that it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Pharmacyclics (Sunnyvale, CA), a pharmaceutical company that focuses on small-molecule drugs for the...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/AbbVie-to-acquire-cancer-drugs-producer-Pharmacyclics-for-$21-billion_68334.html
March 5, 2015
Siegfried (Zofingen, Switzerland) reports a 28.4% fall in net profits for 2014 compared with 2013, to 38.6 million Swiss francs ($39.9 million). Full-year sales for 2014 decreased...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/Siegfried-reports-fall-in-profits-sales_68333.html
March 5, 2015
Patheon (Durham, NC), a provider of drug development and delivery solutions to the pharmaceutical and biopharma sectors, says that it has reached a definitive agreement to acquire IRIX...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/Patheon-to-acquire-API-manufacturer-IRIX-Pharmaceuticals_68331.html
March 4, 2015
Chemical railcar traffic in North America increased 9% year-over-year (YOY) during the week ended 28 February on gains in the United States and Canada....
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/Weekly-chemical-railcar-traffic-up-9-percent-in-North-America_68323.html
March 4, 2015
Ghisolfi was at the helm when Beta Renewables brought the first commercial-scale second-generation ethanol plant online at Crescentino, Italy....
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/Beta-Renewables-CEO-Guido-Ghisolfi-passes-away-at-58_68303.html
March 4, 2015
Europe-based chemical companies will benefit from the weakening of the euro against other major currencies, especially the US dollar, says Moody’s Investors Service in a research...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/Moodys-Weaker-euro-to-benefit-Europe-based-chemical-companies_68322.html
March 4, 2015
Arkema said today that on 2 March it finalized the acquisition of Oxido, a company specializing in the formulation of organic peroxides used in the crosslinking of rubber and plastics...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/Arkema-acquires-organic-peroxides-firm-Oxido_68308.html
March 4, 2015
ExxonMobil expects to reduce capital spending over the next three years while starting up 16 major oil and natural gas projects and increasing production, says Rex Tillerson, chairman and CEO....
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/ExxonMobil-to-reduce-group-capital-spending-through-2017-chemical-business-showing-resilience_68309.html
March 4, 2015
Benzene spot prices have gained more than $100/m.t. in Europe in one week, prompted primarily by a push-up on price in the US market. The increase in spot prices has led some players...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/Europe-benzene-spot-price-gains-boosted-by-US-prices_68307.html
March 4, 2015
Ineos plans to integrate the Americas business activities of Ineos ABS into Styrolution by the end of 2015. The marketing, sales, customer service, supply chain, procurement, R&D, human resources, and manufacturing functions of the two businesses will be merged, says Ineos....
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/Ineos-to-integrate-Ineos-ABS-Styrolution-in-the-Americas-by-year-end_68304.html
March 4, 2015
Henkel says that operating profit in the company's adhesive technologies business unit increased to €314 million in the fourth quarter of 2014, from €259 million in the...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/Henkels-adhesives-sales-profit-up-on-growth-in-emerging-markets_68301.html
March 4, 2015
Allana Potash (Toronto) is seeking to link with Yara International and other companies in its previously announced potash fertilizer project in Ethiopia. Both Allana and Yara are...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/Allana-Potash-seeking-to-link-with-Yara-in-Ethiopian-potash-project_68300.html
March 4, 2015
Sumitomo Chemical says that its wholly owned Valent BioSciences (Libertyville, IL) subsidiary has acquired Mycorrhizal Applications (Grants Pass, OR), the world's largest producer of...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/Sumitomo-Chemical-acquires-crop-enhancement-products-business-in-US-Update_68293.html
March 4, 2015
Evonik Industries has reported today full-year 2014 sales of €12.9 billion ($14.4 billion), compared with €12.7 billion a year ago, or an increase of 2% year-on-year (YOY)...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/Evonik-reports-higher-fourth-quarter-sales-earnings_68258.html
March 4, 2015
Sociedad Química y Minera de Chile (SQM; Santiago) posted net income of $78 million in the fourth quarter of 2014, compared with $69 million one year earlier. The comparison...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/SQMs-net-income-up-sales-stable_68294.html
March 4, 2015
Distributor DKSH (Zurich) says that it has signed an exclusive agreement with DFE Pharma (Goch, Germany), the world’s leading manufacturer of pharmaceutical excipients, to...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/DKSH-signs-distribution-deal-with-excipients-manufacturer-DFE-Pharma_68298.html
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