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November 7, 2014
Borealis, a leading polyolefins player in Europe and member of the International Petroleum Investment Co. (IPIC; Abu Dhabi)—which also includes Borouge, Nova Chemicals, and...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/Borealis-to-start-shipping-US-ethane-in-2016-Borouge-delays-dent-results_65217.html
November 7, 2014
Technip and Biochemtex, majority shareholder in Beta Renewables, which controls the second-generation biotechnology Proesa, announced today that they have signed an alliance agreement...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/Technip-and-Biochemtex-form-bioethanol-plant-alliance_65210.html
November 7, 2014
Croda International today reported a 6.1% decline in third-quarter adjusted profit before tax, to £55.1 million ($87.3 million), on revenues down 3.3%, to £259.0 million...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/Croda-reports-lower-third-quarter-profits-and-revenues_65213.html
November 7, 2014
Toyo Engineering announced today that it has been awarded a contract to commercialize an energy-saving distillation system, Superhidic, that was patented in 2011. The contract is for a...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/Toyo-Engineering-to-install-energy-saving-distillation-unit-at-Maruzens-MEK-plant_65212.html
November 7, 2014
Borealis announced today that Willy Raymaekers, chairman of the board of fertilizer subsidiary Rosier, will become its CEO and keep his role as chairman. The appointment will deepen...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/Borealis-appoints-CEO-of-fertilizer-subsidiary-Rosier_65211.html
November 7, 2014
PPG Industries says that Marcos Achar Levy, previously CEO of Consorcio Comex (Mexico City), has been appointed v.p./architectural coatings, Mexico and CEO of PPG – Comex...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/PPG-appoints-former-Comex-CEO-as-v-p-architectural-coatings-in-Mexico_65209.html
November 7, 2014
Shell says that the steam cracker and acetylene plant at the company's Moerdijk, Netherlands petrochemical complex are not expected to restart before the end of the second quarter of...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/Shell-Moerdijk-cracker-will-not-restart-before-end-of-second-quarter-2015-benzene-unit-also-back-onstream-next-year_65188.html
November 6, 2014
The president of Belarus, Alexander Lukashenko today announced several new government and industry appointments, including that of head of potash concern Belaruskali (Solihorsk). Ivan...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/President-of-Belarus-appoints-new-head-of-potash-concern-Belaruskali_65206.html
November 6, 2014
Petrokemya, a wholly-owned Sabic subsidiary, plans to expand its butadiene extraction plant at Jubail, Saudi Arabia. KBR has been awarded the front-end engineering design contract by...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/Petrokemya-to-expand-butadiene-capacity-at-Jubail_65205.html
November 6, 2014
Toray Industries reports a 40.5% rise in net profits for the company’s fiscal first half, ended 30 September, compared with the corresponding period of the previous fiscal year...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/Toray-reports-rise-in-profits-and-sales_65168.html
November 6, 2014
Braskem reported net profit of 230 million reais ($91.7 million) in the third quarter, down 42% year-on-year (YOY), according to the latest company results released today. The...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/Braskems-net-income-down-42-percent_65195.html
November 6, 2014
Nippon Shokubai says net profits for its fiscal first half, ended 30 September, more than doubled compared with the year-ago period, to ¥7.47 billion ($65 million). First-half...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/Nippon-Shokubai-reports-huge-rise-in-profits_65167.html
November 6, 2014
Lanxess today announced its third-quarter results and confirmed that, as part of its realignment program, it plans to cut about 1,000 jobs worldwide by end 2016, accounting for 6% of...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/Lanxess-confirms-major-job-cuts-in-three-phase-realignment-program_65165.html
November 6, 2014
Sunoco Logistics has concluded open season for the company's $2.5-billion Mariner East 2 pipeline project. The pipeline will carry natural gas liquids (NGLs) from the Marcellus and Utica shale basins to the company’s Marcus Hook, PA complex. The company also says it is developing the addition of an “NGL manufacturing complex” at Marcus Hook that would include a propane dehydrogenation (PDH) plant....
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/Sunoco-Logistics-moves-forward-on-Mariner-2-pipeline-plans-propane-dehydro-plant-at-Marcus-Hook_65191.html
November 6, 2014
Perrigo Co. (Dublin) and Omega Pharma (Nazareth, Belgium), one of the largest OTC healthcare companies in Europe, today announced that they have entered into a definitive agreement in...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/Perrigo-to-acquire-Omega-Pharma-for-&euro3-6-billion-creating-a-top-five-OTC-player_65189.html
November 6, 2014
PTT Global Chemical (PTTGC; Bangkok) today reported a 21% decline in third-quarter net profit to 7.59 billion Thai baht ($231.22 million) on 3% higher sales of baht145.82 billion...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/PTTGC-reports-lower-third-quarter-net-profit-plant-outages-in-Asia-help-aromatics_65183.html
November 6, 2014
Plastipak Packaging Inc., a subsidiary of Plastipak (Plymouth, MI), has been selected as the successful bidder to acquire the APPE Packaging Division of La Seda de Barcelona (El Prat...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/US-firm-selected-to-acquire-La-Sedas-packaging-division_65181.html
November 6, 2014
Petronas Chemicals (Kuala Lumpur) reports a 2.8% rise in profits for the third quarter of 2014 compared with the third quarter of 2013, to 732 million ringgit ($220 million) due to...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/Petronas-Chemicals-reports-a-slight-increase-in-profits_65180.html
November 5, 2014
Juan Luciano. Archer Daniels Midland (ADM; Chicago) says that Juan Luciano has been named the company’s next CEO, effective 1 January 2015. Luciano will succeed Patricia Woertz...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/ADM-appoints-new-CEO_65163.html
November 5, 2014
PPG Industries says it has completed the previously announced acquisition of Consorcio Comex (Mexico City), an architectural coatings company, in a transaction valued at $2.3 billion...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/PPG-completes-$2-3-billion-acquisition-of-Comex_65161.html
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