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August 7, 2014
Toray Industries reports an 11% rise in net profits for the company’s fiscal first quarter ended 30 June 2014, compared with the year-ago period, to ¥14.71 billion ($144...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/Toray-reports-rise-in-profits-and-sales_63041.html
August 6, 2014
Trinseo (Berwyn, PA) reports a second-quarter net loss of $45 million, down from a loss of $28 million in the year-ago period. Revenues declined 2% year-over-year (YOY) to $1.3 billion. Adjusted earnings of 28 cts/share were shy of the analysts’ consensus estimate of 31 cts/share, as compiled by Thomson Reuters....
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/Trinseo-reports-second-quarter-loss-of-$45-million_63038.html
August 6, 2014
OCI Resources (OCIR; Atlanta, GA) says second-quarter income and sales increased year-over-year (YOY) as higher prices and lower costs offset the effects of a production outage. Earnings of 51 cts/share were well ahead of the analysts’ consensus estimate of 45 cts/share, as compiled by Thomson Reuters....
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/OCI-Resources-beats-estimates-boosts-income-27-percent-YOY_63036.html
August 6, 2014
The month-long shutdown of Haldia Petrochemicals’ manufacturing facilities at Haldia, India, is hurting the country’s plastics industry, according to the Indian Plastics...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/Haldia-Petrochemicals-shutdown-hurting-Indian-plastics-industry_63024.html
August 6, 2014
Messer (Bad Soden, Germany), the largest privately managed industrial gases company, said today that it will invest €30 million ($40 million) in a new air separation plant in...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/Messer-builds-air-separation-plant-in-Poland_63022.html
August 6, 2014
Platform Specialty Products (Miami), formed by the acquisition of specialty chemical maker MacDermid, has agreed to acquire crop protection chemicals maker Agriphar (Ougree, Belgium)...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/Platform-Specialty-acquires-European-crop-protection-chemicals-maker-Agriphar-for-$400-million_63021.html
August 6, 2014
PTT Global Chemical (PTTGC; Bangkok) today reported a 46% increase in second-quarter net profit, to 6.09 billion Thai baht ($188.8 million) on 36% higher revenues of baht152.4 billion...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/PTTGC-reports-higher-sales-and-profits-earnings-hurt-by-drop-in-para-xylene-prices_63019.html
August 6, 2014
Solvay Acetow, a Solvay subsidiary, has signed a worldwide cooperation agreement with Accsys Technologies (Windsor, UK) to develop a solid, high-performance wood registered as Accoya...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/Solvay-Acetow-Accsys-to-develop-high-performance-wood-Solvay-plans-production-plant_63016.html
August 6, 2014
Belaruskali (Soligorsk, Belarus) says it raised exports of potassium chloride in the first six months of the year by 46.8%, to 4.81 million m.t. The company’s output in the...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/Belaruskali-increases-export-of-potash-in-first-six-months_63013.html
August 6, 2014
New York Stock Exchange–listed Jinko Solar (Shanghai), the fourth-largest solar photovoltaic manufacturer in the world, on Tuesday opened a solar photovoltaic module...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/Jinko-Solar-opens-photovoltaic-panels-plant-in-South-Africa_63015.html
August 6, 2014
Sirius Minerals says it has decided to close the Sydney office to fully focus on the York potash project in the United Kingdom. Most executive roles in the company, which were...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/Sirius-Minerals-to-close-Sydney-office-to-concentrate-on-UK-project_63014.html
August 6, 2014
Alvogen (Pine Brook, NJ), a privately owned pharmaceuticals company focused on developing, manufacturing, and distributing generic, OTC, and biosimilar products, announced today that...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/Alvogen-acquires-Korean-Dream-Pharma-for-$187-million_63011.html
August 6, 2014
Idemitsu said on Tuesday that AltaGas Idemitsu Joint Venture (AIJVLP)—a 50-50 joint venture between Idemitsu Kosan and AltaGas—and Petrogas Energy, owned two thirds by...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/Idemitsu-begins-LPG-exports-from-US-terminal-for-petrochemical-feedstock_63009.html
August 6, 2014
Nippon Shokubai, a leading producer of acrylic acid and superabsorbent polymers, today announced the results covering the first quarter of the fiscal year, ending 31 March 2015. Net...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/Nippon-Shokubai-reports-higher-sales-and-earnings-gives-forecast_63008.html
August 6, 2014
Lanxess today announced its second-quarter results and detailed a previously announced restructuring program. Second-quarter net income rose to €55.0 million ($73.5 million) from...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/Lanxess-outlines-realignment-as-earnings-improve-narrows-guidance_63007.html
August 6, 2014
Kuraray reports an 11.1% rise in net profits for the quarter ended 30 June compared with the year-ago period, to ¥7.28 billion ($71 million). Sales in the quarter increased 12.9%...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/Kuraray-reports-rise-in-profits-and-sales_63006.html
August 6, 2014
Axiall (Atlanta) says that weakness in chlor-alkali and an unplanned outage in vinyl chloride monomer (VCM) pushed second-quarter net income down 62% year-over-year (YOY), to $27.2 million, and that sales fell 3% YOY, to $1.237 billion. Adjusted earnings of 48 cts/share fell just short of analysts’ consensus estimate of 50 cts/share, as compiled by Thomson Reuters....
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/Axiall-reports-second-quarter-income-down-62-percent_63003.html
August 5, 2014
Orica (Melbourne) says that its board of directors intends to pursue the separation of the company’s chemicals business, either by demerger or sale. The decision follows a...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/Orica-to-spin-off-or-sell-chemicals-business_63005.html
August 5, 2014
EPA has granted greenhouse gas prevention of significant deterioration (GHG-PSD) permits to Formosa Plastics Corp. (FPC) for the construction of a 1.6-million m.t./year ethane cracker, a 660,000-m.t./year propane dehydrogenation (PDH) unit, and a 570,000-m.t./year low-density polyethylene plant at its Point Comfort, TX, site....
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/EPA-grants-permits-to-Formosas-ethylene-propylene-and-polyethylene-projects_63002.html
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