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February 27, 2014
Kraton reports net income for the fourth quarter 2013 of $4.9 million, up from a loss of $29.5 million in the year-ago period. Adjusted net income of 8 cts/share beat the analysts’ consensus estimate of a 16 cts/share loss. Sales for the quarter totaled $290 million, down 2% year-over-year (YOY) from $296 million....
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/Kraton-swings-to-profit-of-$4-9-million-beats-analyst-estimates_59153.html
February 27, 2014
Lee Sang Ju, senior v.p. and head of global R&D at Hankook Tire and Joachim Grub, senior v.p. and head of performance butadiene rubbers business unit at Lanxess signed the MOU...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/Lanxess-and-Hankook-Tire-enter-into-technical-partnership_59146.html
February 27, 2014
BASF and Kemira say that Kemira will acquire BASF's global alkyl ketene dimer (AKD) emulsion business. Financial details of the deal have not been disclosed. The transaction is...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/Kemira-to-acquire-BASFs-alkyl-ketene-dimer-emulsion-business_59142.html
February 27, 2014
Huntsman Corp. today officially opened a new thermoplastic polyurethanes (TPU) production facility in the Jinshan Second Industry Zone at Shanghai, China. The plant, which cost $20...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/Huntsman-opens-thermoplastic-polyurethanes-facility-in-Shanghai_59141.html
February 26, 2014

Williams Partners says it has acquired Williams’s currently in-service operations in Alberta, Canada, for $1.2 billion. The assets include an oil sands offgas processing plant near Fort McMurray, approximately 260 miles of natural gas liquid (NGL) and olefins pipelines, and an NGL/olefins fractionation facility and butylene/butane splitter facility at Redwater.

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http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/Williams-Partners-buys-Alberta-operations-from-Williams-for-$1-2-billion_59138.html
February 26, 2014
Taminco announced its fourth-quarter results today, citing strength in volumes and sales but still reporting a net loss. A net loss of $7 million improved over the net loss of $28...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/Taminco-reports-narrower-net-loss-sales-up_59137.html
February 26, 2014
Lanxess said today that it expects to record a net loss of €204 million ($280.2 million) for the fourth quarter of 2013 compared with a net income of €50 million in the...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/Lanxess-expects-large-losses-announces-fourth-quarter-impairment-charges_59115.html
February 26, 2014
ACC has released its monthly Chemical Activity Barometer (CAB), showing that the nine consecutive months of gains have come to a close. Seasonal factors from unusually harsh winter...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/ACC-Chemical-activity-flattens-on-harsh-winter_59116.html
February 26, 2014
Corvex Management and Saroban Capital Partners (New York) have reached an agreement with Williams Partners (Houston) that will place representatives of the two activist hedge funds onto Williams’s board of directors, the firms announced on 24 February....
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/Corvex-Saroban-gain-seats-on-Williams-board_59102.html
February 26, 2014
Following a meeting held on 25 February, the board of directors of Uralkali (Berezniki, Russia), a globally leading producer of potash fertilizers, has announced a list of candidates...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/Uralkali-nominates-candidates-to-be-elected-to-its-board-of-directors_59110.html
February 26, 2014
Belarusian Potash Co. (BPC) has signed a contract to export potash fertilizers to China in the first half of 2014, the Belarusian Telegraph Agency said on Tuesday. BPC’s contract...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/Belarusian-Potash-Co-signs-contract-to-export-potash-to-China_59109.html
February 26, 2014
DSM today reported a 44% increase in fourth-quarter net profit from continuing operations before exceptional items, to €101 million ($138.8 million), on sales up 5%, to €2.22...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/DSM-reports-higher-fourth-quarter-profits-nutrition-hurt-by-soft-demand-and-currencies_59108.html
February 26, 2014
Showa Denko says it has decided to increase its capacity for supplying high-purity nitrous oxide (N2O), a specialty gas for semiconductor production, by cooperating with Dooam...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/Showa-Denko-builds-high-purity-nitrous-oxide-capacity-in-South-Korea_59105.html
February 26, 2014
BASF says sales to customers in Asia/Pacific were €12.5 billion ($17.17 billion) in 2013, which is unchanged compared with 2012. BASF companies located in the region had total...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/BASF-reports-flat-sales-in-Asia_59103.html
February 25, 2014
BASF today announced its fourth-quarter and full-year 2013 results and said it is cautiously optimistic about this year. Fourth-quarter net income rose 16.3%, to €1.14 billion...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/BASF-reports-higher-profits-cautiously-optimistic-about-2014_59073.html
February 25, 2014
Flavors and fragrances group Givaudan (Geneva) today announced that it has entered into exclusive negotiations to acquire 100% of Soliance and its subsidiaries. Soliance is currently a...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/Givaudan-to-acquire-French-producer-of-cosmetic-ingredients-Soliance_59021.html
February 25, 2014
Croda (Goole, UK) achieved £59 million ($98.2 million) in pretax profit for the fourth quarter of 2013, up 2.6% on the year-earlier period, the company announced today. Operating...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/Crodas-fourth-quarter-pretax-profit-up-2-6-percent_59078.html
February 25, 2014
Chemtura reports fourth-quarter net earnings of $13 million, down 19% year-on-year (YOY) from $19 million, owing to weak results in industrial engineered products. Net sales increased 2% YOY, to $544 million. Earnings of 13 cts/share beat the analysts’ consensus estimate of 11 cts/share....
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/Chemtura-fourth-quarter-earnings-down-at-$13-million-but-beat-estimates_59080.html
February 25, 2014
Styrolution, the equally owned styrenics joint venture of BASF and Ineos, announced today that it plans to rationalize polystyrene (PS) capacity in North America. Styrolution also...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/Styrolution-to-mothball-PS-plant-in-the-US-strengthen-specialties_59077.html
February 25, 2014
Sibur has appointed Andrey Frolov as executive director of Sibur International (Vienna), Sibur’s trading company, succeeding Ilya Gushchin, who left the company, Sibur announced...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/Sibur-appoints-executive-director-of-Sibur-International_59074.html
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