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March 11, 2015
Evonik Industries says it intends to strengthen its global catalysts business and to this end today signed an agreement with Monarch Catalyst Pvt. (Dombivli, India) to acquire 100% of...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/Evonik-Industries-to-acquire-Indian-company-Monarch-Catalyst_68436.html
March 11, 2015
India has revived plans to build an ammonia-urea complex in Iran.  Hansraj Gangaram Ahir, junior chemicals and fertilizers minister told Lok Sabha, India’s lower house of...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/India-revives-plans-for-ammonia-urea-joint-venture-in-Iran_68434.html
March 11, 2015
Evonik Industries said today that it has been appointed by Shell MDS (Malaysia) as the new distributor for Shell’s Gas-to-Liquid Hardwaxes (GTL Hardwaxes) in South America...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/Shell-appoints-Evonik-as-distributor-of-GTL-hardwaxes-in-South-America_68432.html
March 11, 2015
FDA issued a warning letter on 27 February to the active pharmaceutical ingredient (API) manufacturing facility of Novacyl Thailand —located in the Bangpoo Industrial Estate in...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/FDA-issues-warning-letter-to-Novacyls-API-plant-in-Thailand_68431.html
March 11, 2015
Johnson Matthey’s fine chemicals division says that it has completed commissioning of new high containment facilities for potent product manufacture at the site of its Macfarlan...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/Johnson-Matthey-commissions-high-containment-manufacturing-capacity-in-UK_68427.html
March 10, 2015
Valero Energy (San Antonio), the largest independent refiner in the United States, has not included a previously announced methanol project in Louisiana in the company’s capital...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/Valeros-methanol-project-is-delayed_68345.html
March 10, 2015
US Senators David Vitter (R-LA) and Tom Udall (D-NM) today introduced the Frank R. Lautenberg Chemical Safety for the 21st Century Act, major bipartisan legislation aimed at updating...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/Industry-welcomes-latest-bipartisan-TSCA-reform-bill_68423.html
March 10, 2015
Fragrances and flavors group Symrise (Holzminden, Germany) today reported its financial results for 2014, exceeding its targets and making “substantial Increases in sales...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/Symrise-reports-increases-in-sales-Ebitda_68405.html
March 10, 2015
Wacker Chemie today confirmed reports that it is examining options relating to the ownership structure of Siltronic, its silicon wafers unit that supplies the global microchip...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/Wacker-Chemie-evaluating-an-IPO-or-sale-of-Siltronic-silicon-wafers-business_68411.html
March 10, 2015
The board of Saudi Kayan Petrochemical Co., a Sabic affiliate, on Monday announced the appointment of  Nasser bin Abdulaziz Abanmy as chairman. He assumes his appointment on 1...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/Saudi-Kayan-appoints-new-chairman_68409.html
March 10, 2015
Mosaic said on Monday that it will invest an additional C$1.7 billion ($1.34 billion) to further develop its K3 potash mine project at Esterhazy, SK. A recently approved change in the...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/Mosaic-invests-in-potash-mine-in-Saskatchewan_68404.html
March 10, 2015
Patheon (Durham, NC), a provider of drug development and delivery solutions to the pharmaceutical and biopharma sectors, says that it has definitively agreed to acquire Agere...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/Patheon-adds-solubility-expertise-with-acquisition-of-Agere-Pharmaceuticals_68403.html
March 10, 2015
Solvay and 3A Composites (Horgen, Switzerland) said today that they are joining forces to make innovative specialty foam materials for advanced transportation. The alliance will offer...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/Solvay-and-3A-Composites-form-specialty-foam-alliance-to-secure-lightweighting-in-advanced-transportation_68401.html
March 10, 2015
The United Steelworkers (USW; Pittsburgh) union and Royal Dutch Shell resumed discussions on 9 March regarding a new labor agreement. However, by late afternoon, neither company had...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/USW-strike-Day-37-USW-and-Shell-resume-labor-discussions_68399.html
March 9, 2015
Arkema said today that it plans to significantly expand its Kepstan polyetherketoneketone (PEKK) super polymer business. The company will double capacity in France by 2016 and build a...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/Arkema-to-double-PEKK-capacity-in-France-build-world-scale-plant-in-the-US_68387.html
March 9, 2015
The South Korean government has approved the Hanwha Group’s 1.6-trillion South Korean won ($1.45 billion) acquisition of Samsung General Chemicals subject to certain pricing...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/Korea-approves-Hanwha-Samsung-deal-subject-to-EVA-pricing-conditions_68377.html
March 9, 2015
Nearly 80% of the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) region’s major petrochemical and chemical producers have made innovation strategy a key business priority, indicating that the...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/GCC-petrochemical-industry-moving-toward-innovative-strategies-GPCA-survey-finds_68376.html
March 9, 2015
FDA on Friday approved Zarxio (filgrastim), the first biosimilar product to be approved in the United States. Biosimilars are biological products that are approved based upon showing...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/FDA-approves-the-first-biosimilar-product-in-the-US_68385.html
March 9, 2015
Wacker Chemie announced today that it is expanding its vinyl acetate-ethylene copolymer (VAE) dispersions production facilities in the United States. The company will add a new reactor...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/Wacker-hikes-dispersions-capacity-in-the-US_68383.html
March 9, 2015
Chandra Asri (Jakarta) has confirmed that it is carrying out a preliminary study to develop a minirefinery in 2018, which is expected to ease the company’s reliance on naphtha...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/Chandra-Asri-plans-back-integration-project-confirms-maintenance-schedule_68381.html
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