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January 28, 2015
BASF announced today that Sherwood Chemicals Australasia has reached a settlement with BASF relating to the infringement of BASF fipronil patent. Fipronil is the active ingredient in...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/BASF-and-Sherwood-Chemicals-settle-fipronil-patent-infringement-case-in-Australia_67262.html
January 28, 2015
DuPont Fluoropolymer Solutions and Zhonghao Chenguang Chemical Research Institute Co., a subsidiary of ChemChina, have announced that they have formed an equally owned joint venture...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/DuPont-and-ChemChina-form-fluoroelastomers-joint-venture_67260.html
January 27, 2015
DuPont, facing a proxy battle from activist investor Trian Partners (New York), today increased the cost savings target from its ongoing restructuring by 30%, to $1.3 billion, and said it would use proceeds from the planned spin off of its Chemours performance chemicals business to fund a $4-billion share repurchase. DuPont expects to complete the spin off of Chemours by mid-2015....
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/DuPont-reports-stronger-fourth-quarter-warns-currency-will-be-drag-on-2015-earnings_67239.html
January 27, 2015
Toray Industries says that it will expand the production capacity for low-melt polyester staple fiber at the Gumi, South Korea, production site of Toray Chemical Korea. The...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/Toray-to-expand-polyester-staple-fiber-production-in-South-Korea_67235.html
January 27, 2015
Sasol said on Monday that it reached an agreement to divest its Price’s Candles business to Lion Match. Sasol has owned the Price’s Candles, one of South Africa’s...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/Sasol-sells-candles-business-to-Lion-Match_67234.html
January 27, 2015
Sika (Baar, Switzerland) says that it has agreed to acquire the assets of Duro-Moza (Maputo), a company active in production and sales of specialized mortars and tile adhesives...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/Sika-acquires-mortar-and-tile-adhesive-manufacturer-in-Mozambique_67231.html
January 27, 2015
Cabot says that it has been awarded contracts by two US power utilities to supply its Darco Hg family of activated carbon products to remove mercury from the flue gas of coal-fired...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/Cabot-awarded-two-contracts-for-mercury-removal_67230.html
January 27, 2015
Winter Storm Juno in the northeastern United States could reduce aromatics operations for several producers in the region. The National Weather Service (Silver Spring, MD) issued...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/Winter-Storm-Juno-may-impact-northeast-US-aromatics_67225.html
January 27, 2015
Enterprise Products Partners has shut down part of the Appallachia-to-Texas (Atex) ethane pipeline after it was damaged on the morning of 26 January by a rupture and explosion in Brooke County, WV. No one was injured by the blast....
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/Explosion-limits-service-on-Enterprises-Atex-ethane-pipeline_67241.html
January 27, 2015
ACC's Chemical Activity Barometer (CAB), a leading economic indicator index developed by ACC's economics department, increased 0.2% to 97.7 in January, following a 0.1% decline in...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/ACCs-leading-indicator-shows-modest-January-gain_67240.html
January 26, 2015
Ashland today reported fiscal first-quarter net income from continuing operations down 55% year-on-year (YOY), to $40 million, or 57 cts/share, on sales that were roughly flat at $1.4...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/Ashland-earnings-fall-on-elastomers-sale-charge-but-beat-estimates_67226.html
January 26, 2015
Methanex has started up a 1.0-million m.t./year methanol plant that has been relocated from Chile to Geismar, LA."This accomplishment marks another key milestone in our 2013 commitment to grow our [annual] operating capacity by approximately 3.0 million m.t. over three years, and it will support our continued growth and strategic focus on global methanol leadership,” says John Floren, president and CEO....
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/Methanex-brings-first-relocated-Geismar-methanol-plant-online_67212.html
January 26, 2015
MeadWestvaco (MWV) and RockTenn are planning a merger that would create a $16.0-billion leader in the global packaging industry. The combined company, to be named prior to closing...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/MWV-to-merge-with-packaging-firm-RockTenn-before-spinning-off-specialty-chemicals_67210.html
January 26, 2015
JSR (Tokyo) today upgraded most of its forecast for the fiscal year ending 31 March 2015. The company expects net income of ¥30.0 billion ($253.3 million) compared with a previous...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/JSR-upgrades-fiscal-year-forecast_67208.html
January 26, 2015
Distributor DKSH (Zurich) and Shin-Etsu Silicones, a pioneer in the field of silicones for personal-care products, have extended their existing agreement to market, sell, and...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/DKSH-and-Shin-Etsu-Silicones-extend-distribution-deal-in-Europe_67202.html
January 26, 2015
JGC (Yokohama) announced today that, as a part of a consortium with JGC Malaysia, it has been awarded an engineering, procurement, construction, and commissioning (EPCC) contract by a...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/JGC-awarded-LNG-contract-in-Malaysia_67201.html
January 26, 2015
LG Chem reports net profits declined 38% in the fourth quarter of 2014 compared with the year-ago period, to 109.4 billion South Korean won ($101.0 million). Fourth-quarter...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/LG-Chem-reports-falls-in-profits-sales_67200.html
January 26, 2015
Ineos today hit out at the United Kingdom’s Environment Audit Committee’s (EAC) call for a moratorium on fracking. EAC is a parliamentary committee comprising members of...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/Ineos-lambasts-UK-audit-committee-report-calling-for-moratorium-on-fracking_67194.html
January 26, 2015
The battle between the Sika (Baar, Switzerland) management and the company’s controlling shareholders, the Burkard-Schenker family, has taken a new turn, with a statement from...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/Sika-board-seeks-to-strip-family-of-power-to-sell-control-of-firm-to-Saint-Gobain_67199.html
January 26, 2015
Mixed xylene (MX) spot prices picked up during the past week in the United States, alongside reduced production, but demand remains weak in domestic as well as overseas markets. Many...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/Demand-for-mixed-xylenes-exports-from-US-is-still-lackluster_67190.html
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