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August 3, 2015
Tokuyama has announced a new three-year management plan following a shortfall in its fiscal 2013–15 plan principally caused by problems at Tokuyama Malaysia, a producer of...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/Tokuyama-sets-new-targets-following-deeper-losses-from-Malaysian-operation_72687.html
August 3, 2015
Tokuyama (Tokyo) reports a 98% fall in net profits for the fiscal first quarter, ended 30 June 2015, compared with the year-ago quarter, to ¥60 million ($483,870). First-quarter...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/Tokuyama-reports-lower-profits_72685.html
August 3, 2015
Sadara Chemical, a joint venture between Saudi Aramco and Dow Chemical; and E. A. Juffali & Brothers, a privately owned Saudi company, have signed an agreement for Sadara to supply...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/Sadara-signs-MDI-supply-agreement-with-Juffali-and-Brothers_72683.html
August 3, 2015
Canpotex (Saskatoon, SK), the potash export cartel owned by Agrium, Mosaic, and PotashCorp, says that its board of directors has appointed Ken Seitz as president and CEO, effective 1...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/Canpotex-appoints-new-CEO_72682.html
August 3, 2015
Chandra Asri Petrochemical (Jakarta), the largest integrated petrochemical company in Indonesia, reports net profits of $30.5 million for the first half of 2015 compared with net...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/Chandra-Asri-Petrochemical-reports-huge-rise-in-profits_72681.html
August 3, 2015
Wacker Chemie on Monday reported a 10% rise in second-quarter sales to €1.37 billion ($1.50 billion). The chemical divisions and silicon wafers subsidiary Siltronic achieved...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/Volumes-and-exchange-rates-lift-Wacker-Chemies-second-quarter-sales-and-earnings_72680.html
August 2, 2015
Satorp, a joint venture between Saudi Aramco and Total, which operates a refinery and an aromatics complex at Al Jubail, reported a significant rise in profits in the second quarter...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/Satorps-earnings-rise-to-form-subsidiary_72679.html
August 2, 2015
Oman Oil Refineries and Petroleum Industries Co. (Orpic; Muscat) on Sunday said that Samsung Engineering (Seoul) has asked the International Center for Settlement of Investment...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/Samsung-Engineering-takes-Oman-to-arbitration-over-Sohar-refinery-project_72678.html
August 2, 2015
Berry Plastics (Evansville, IN), a leading maker of plastic packaging, has announced an agreement to acquire Avintiv (Charlotte, NC), from Blackstone Group for approximately $2.45...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/Berry-Plastics-to-acquire-Avintiv-from-Blackstone-for-$2-45-billion_72677.html
August 2, 2015
CF Industries has completed the acquisition of the shares it did not already own in GrowHow UK from Yara International for $580 million in cash. GrowHow owns and operates nitrogen...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/CF-Industries-completes-acquisition-of-GrowHow-UK-from-Yara_72676.html
August 2, 2015
JBF Industries (Mumbai), a leading manufacturer of polyester, has signed a definitive agreement with investment firm KKR under which KKR will invest $150 million in JBF Group, an...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/KKR-to-acquire-stake-in-Indian-polyester-producer-JBF-Industries_72675.html
July 31, 2015
Solvay has reached a definitive agreement to acquire Cytec Industries (Woodland Park, NJ) for $6.4 billion, including debt, in a bid to acquire a leading position in high-growth aerospace and automotive materials, the company says....
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/Solvay-to-acquire-Cytec-Industries-for-$6-4-billion_72625.html
July 31, 2015
Air Products says it acquired an additional 30.5% of the outstanding shares of Indura (Santiago, Chile) for $278 million....
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/Air-Products-ups-Indura-stake-to-98-percent_72660.html
July 31, 2015
Phillips 66 says that its chemical segment, a 50% equity stake in Chevron Phillips Chemical (CPChem; The Woodlands, TX), reported earnings of $295 million during the second quarter, down 9% year-over-year (YOY)....
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/CPChem-earnings-down-9-percent-YOY_72669.html
July 31, 2015
Casale (Lugano, Switzerland) has been awarded fertilizer contracts in India and Russia. Under the terms of its contract with Zuari Agro Chemicals (India), Casale will provide basic...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/Casale-awarded-fertilizer-plant-contracts-in-India-and-Russia_72645.html
July 31, 2015
Major producer of synthetic rubber, plastics, and other petrochemicals Nizhnekamskneftekhim (NKNK; Nizhnekamsk, Russia) reports an increase in output during the  first six months...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/Russian-producer-NKNKs-synthetic-rubber-business-improving_72644.html
July 31, 2015
Maire Tecnimont (Rome) says its Tecnimont (Milan) subsidiary has been awarded an engineering, procurement, and construction contract by Yara International for a urea granulation...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/Yara-awards-EPC-contract-to-Tecnimont-for-Dutch-urea-plant_72642.html
July 31, 2015
BASF on Thursday announced plans to exit the dimer and polyamide resin business because of the North American market's fall over the past 15 years driven by excess market capacity and...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/BASF-to-exit-dimer-and-polyamide-resin-business-due-to-North-American-market-decline_72641.html
July 31, 2015
Kem One Group SAS (Lyon, France), jointly owned by private equity firm OpenGate Capital and Alain de Krassny, has acquired Kem One Innovative Vinyls from The Klesch Group. Details of...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/Kem-One-SAS-acquires-Kem-One-Innovative-Vinyls-from-Klesch-Group_72640.html
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