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October 22, 2015
Dow Chemical revealed on 22 October the broad outlines of its strategic priorities over the next three years, including portfolio changes that could lead to an exit from agricultural sciences and full ownership of Dow Corning, and the company gave some hints about its next CEO....
October 22, 2015
Sherwin-Williams (SW) says it has named John Morikis as its next CEO, effective 1 January 2016. Morikis replaces Christopher Connor, who has been CEO for 16 years and will remain...
October 22, 2015
W.R. Grace reports an 81.2% year-on-year (YOY) decline in third-quarter net income, to $14.1 million, on lower volumes and unfavorable currency translation in its catalyst and...
October 22, 2015
Spain's chemical industry will register 3.5% sales growth in 2015 and 3.7% revenue growth in 2016, to €58.37 billion ($66.26 billion) and €60.5 billion, respectively...
October 22, 2015
Novozymes (Bagsværd, Denmark) has announced that its net profit in the third quarter rose by 17% year-on-year (YOY), to 743 million Danish kroner ($113.1 million). Ebitda was up...
October 22, 2015
AkzoNobel posted a 39% increase in third-quarter net income, compared with the corresponding period of last year, to €285 million, on sales up 2%, to €3.76 billion. Sales...
October 22, 2015
Givaudan on Thursday laid the foundation for a new flavors manufacturing facility at Pune, India. The ceremony was attended by Bhushan Gagrani, CEO Maharashtra Industrial Development...
October 22, 2015
BP and China National Petroleum Corp. (CNPC) on Wednesday entered into a framework agreement on cooperation covering potential shale gas exploration and production in the Sichuan basin...
October 21, 2015
Sumitomo Chemical on Wednesday announced a revised financial forecast for the half-year ended 30 September 2015 with profits expected to exceed original estimates and sales falling...
October 21, 2015
Mexichem (Tlalnepantla, Mexico) reports $54 million in net income during the third quarter, up 2% year-on-year (YOY). Ebitda was up 13% YOY, to $234 million, benefiting from the...
October 21, 2015
Syngenta said on Wednesday that Mike Mack has informed the board of his intention to step down as CEO and executive director of the company. The board has accepted Mack’s...
October 21, 2015
Axens said on Wednesday that Total selected its Vegan technology for its first biorefinery in France, to be located at La Mède. The plant will produce 500,000 m.t./year of...
October 21, 2015
Production of chemicals, excluding pharmaceuticals, increased 6.3% in the United Kingdom in the year through August 2015, compared with the corresponding period of 2014, according to...
October 21, 2015
Oman Oil Refineries and Petroleum Industries Co. (Orpic; Muscat) has selected the preferred bidders for its previously announced Liwa plastics complex. The companies are a subsidiary...
October 21, 2015
Yara International (Oslo) on Wednesday reported a large increase in third-quarter profits and revenue, mainly driven by the stronger US dollar and higher sales volumes as a result of...
October 21, 2015
BASF and its employee representatives on Wednesday signed a new Ludwigshafen site agreement for the approximately 36,000 employees working at the site. The agreement will run for five...
October 21, 2015
Petro Rabigh (Rabigh, Saudi Arabia), a joint venture between Saudi Aramco and Sumitomo Chemical, on Wednesday announced major third-quarter losses. The company incurred a net loss of...
October 21, 2015
Sadara Chemical Co., a joint venture between Saudi Aramco and Dow Chemical, says that Saudi Butanol Co. (Sabuco) has commenced trial production at its Jubail facility. Sabuco is a...
October 20, 2015
A. Schulman today reported fiscal fourth-quarter net income of $21.8 million, up 43.4% year-on-year (YOY), on net sales up 7.4%, to $674.0 million. Adjusted earnings totaled 64...
October 20, 2015
Cabot Corporation (Boston) says it will restructure its operations for an expected cost savings of $50 million in fiscal 2016, which began this month....
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