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January 29, 2015
Shin-Etsu Chemical reports an 8.1% rise in net profits for the nine months ended 31 December 2014 compared with the year-ago period, to ¥100.0 billion ($844.3 million). Nine-month...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/Shin-Etsu-reports-rises-in-profits-and-sales_67304.html
January 29, 2015
Sherwin-Williams (SW) today reported fourth-quarter net income up 14.3% year-on-year (YOY), to $132.7 million, on sales up 4.6%, to $2.57 billion. Earnings totaled $1.37/share...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/Sherwin-Williams-earnings-rise-but-miss-estimates_67317.html
January 29, 2015
Flavors and fragrances firm Givaudan today said it performed solidly in 2014 in a challenging environment. Net income rose 15%, to 563.0 million Swiss francs ($617.0 million), in 2014...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/Givaudan-reports-solid-performance-in-2014_67302.html
January 29, 2015
India will implement antidumping duties on acetone imported from Taiwan and Saudi Arabia, the Directorate General of Antidumping and Allied Duties (New Delhi) says. The Taiwanese...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/India-slaps-antidumping-duties-on-acetone-from-Taiwan-and-Saudi-Arabia_67290.html
January 29, 2015
(L-R) Jeff Knight, senior v.p. of BASF dispersions & pigments, Asia/Pacific; Markus Kramer, president of BASF dispersions & pigments; Mohd Shukri Mohd Masbah, general manager...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/BASF-starts-up-polymer-dispersions-plant-in-Malaysia_67301.html
January 29, 2015
Wacker Chemie announced today that its fourth-quarter Ebitda rose by 14%, to €180.0 million ($203.2 million), compared with the year before. Sales advanced by...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/Wacker-lifts-fourth-quarter-full-year-sales-and-earnings-on-strong-demand-and-prices_67299.html
January 29, 2015
Evonik Industries says that it has invested in Nanocomp (Lehmo, Finland) and now holds a minority stake in the company. Nanocomp is a privately held company established in 1997 and...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/Evonik-invests-in-nanophotonics-company-in-Finland_67294.html
January 29, 2015
Styrene cargoes have been offered from overseas into Asia at more competitive prices than cargoes of Asian product, although concerns over transit time, forward pricing risk, and...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/Offers-from-Europe-US-weigh-on-Asias-styrene-markets_67293.html
January 29, 2015
Executives at international cleaning products associations say that harmonizing regulatory and sustainability standards across different countries will be a key focus in 2015. Association executives also pointed to initiatives in individual countries or regions, such as Registration, Evaluation, and Authorisation of Chemicals (Reach) in Europe or education about proper use of cleaning products in Brazil. The executives spoke Tuesday at the global issues briefing at ACI’s annual conference in Orlando, FL....
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/ACI-2015-Standards-harmonization-key-to-international-agenda_67287.html
January 29, 2015
Pöyry (Vantaa, Finland) has been awarded a contract by EnPro (Drammen, Norway) for a soda ash manufacturing plant, the company announced today. The plant will be located at...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/EnPro-awards-contract-for-novel-soda-ash-plant-in-Norway_67313.html
January 29, 2015
Cabot reports net sales for the fiscal first quarter ended 31 December 2014 of $812 million, down 10% year-on-year (YOY) from $898 million. Net income totaled $45 million, down 44% YOY from $80 million. Adjusted earnings were 80 cents/share, beating analysts’ consensus of 65 cts/share as compiled by Thomson Reuters (New York). The company says that an 11-ct/share adjustment principally reflected charges associated with a pension settlement and restructuring....
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/Cabot-income-drops-on-weakness-in-Europe-South-America_67288.html
January 28, 2015
Praxair fourth-quarter earnings dropped on weakness outside of North America and the negative currency effects, and the company’s outlook for 2015 fell below expectations...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/Praxair-meets-estimates-but-2015-outlook-disappoints_67275.html
January 28, 2015
China is expected to finalize and release the key design aspects of its much-awaited national carbon trading market during the course of 2015, with possible implementation as early as...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/IHS-Energy-China-releases-basic-framework-for-national-carbon-trading_67273.html
January 28, 2015
As energy and petrochemical prices continue to drop, the United Steelworkers (USW; Pittsburgh)—which represents about 30,000 workers across refineries, pipelines, terminals, and...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/US-refinery-operators-union-workers-discuss-labor-agreement-as-energy-markets-continue-slide_67252.html
January 28, 2015
PolyOne (Cleveland) reports fourth-quarter revenue of $869 million, down 6% year-on-year (YOY) from $924 million. The company swung to a net loss of $14 million, versus a profit of $49 million in the year-ago quarter. Special items, the largest of which was the mark-to-market pension adjustment, resulted in a net after-tax charge of $47.5 million, says the company. Adjusted earnings of 36 cents/share were up 38% YOY and beat analysts’ consensus estimate of 34 cts/share as compiled by Thomson Reuters (New York)....
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/PolyOne-beats-earnings-per-share-estimates_67254.html
January 28, 2015
PotashCorp says that one of its employees — Keith Stormant —died as a result of an incident that occurred at the company’s Swift Creek mine at White Springs, FL on 26...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/Accident-at-PotashCorp-phosphate-facility-at-White-Springs-kills-one-worker_67258.html
January 28, 2015
Winter Storm Juno in the United States took a more northeastern route than initially forecast, on 26 January and early yesterday, missing refineries and aromatics plants in the...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/Winter-Storm-Juno-misses-aromatics-production-in-northeast-US_67251.html
January 28, 2015
Sadara, a joint venture between Saudi Aramco and Dow Chemical, and Chemie-Cluster Bayern (CCB) have announced that they have signed an agreement to cooperate and jointly support the...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/Sadara-and-Bavarian-partnership-sign-cooperation-agreement-for-PlasChem-Park_67270.html
January 28, 2015
Novus International (St. Louis, MO) has awarded a contract to Jacobs Engineering for a previously announced expansion of its methionine capacity on the US Gulf Coast. Jacobs will...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/Novus-awards-US-methionine-expansion-contract-to-Jacobs_67269.html
January 28, 2015
Shell has signed a deal with Iraq worth $11 billion to build a previously announced petrochemicals complex near Basra, according to Industry Minister Nasser Al Esawi. Esawi told a...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/Shell-signs-deal-to-build-petrochemicals-complex-in-Iraq_67263.html
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