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January 5, 2015
The number of new drugs approved by FDA last year rose to 41 from 27 in 2013, the highest number for 18 years. The 2014 approval list included 15 drugs for so-called orphan...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/FDA-new-drug-approvals-rise-to-18-year-high_66541.html
January 5, 2015
Novartis has announced it completed, on 1 January, divesting its animal health division to Eli Lilly for approximately $5.40 billion. The deal is part of a comprehensive set of...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/Novartis-completes-divestment-of-animal-health-business-to-Eli-Lilly-for-$5-4-billion_66540.html
January 5, 2015
Advanced Petrochemical Co., a Saudi producer of propylene and polypropylene, today reported its preliminary 2014 results. The company reports fourth-quarter net profit increased 24%...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/Advanced-reports-higher-profits_66539.html
January 5, 2015
SRF (Gurgaon), a leading Indian manufacturer of hydrofluorocarbon (HFC) refrigerants, has acquired the global HFC-134a pharmaceutical propellant gases business of DuPont for $20...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/Indian-firm-acquires-DuPonts-Dymel-pharma-grade-HFC-134a-business_66538.html
January 5, 2015
Lubrizol says that it has completed the previously announced acquisition of Warwick Chemicals (Mostyn, UK), a maker of tetraacetyl ethylene diamine, a bleach activator used primarily...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/Lubrizol-completes-acquisition-of-Warwick-Chemicals_66549.html
January 2, 2015
Hyosung Corp. (Seoul), the world’s largest producer of spandex fiber, says it plans to expand capacity at its plant in Guangdong Province, China by more than 14%. The expansion...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/Hyosung-to-hike-spandex-production-capacity-in-China_66536.html
January 2, 2015
Lubrizol says that it has completed the previously announced acquisition in the United States and Canada of Weatherford International’s global oilfield chemicals business, known...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/Lubrizol-completes-acquisition-of-Weatherford-oilfield-chemicals-and-drilling-fluid-businesses_66534.html
January 1, 2015
Cristal, the titanium dioxide (TiO2) subsidiary of the National Industrialization Co. (Tasnee), has announced that it will begin commercial production of titanium slag at its new...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/Cristals-titanium-dioxide-raw-material-unit-to-begin-production-in-the-second-quarter_66528.html
December 31, 2014
Pacific Ethanol (Sacramento) and Aventine Renewable Energy Holdings (Pekin, IL) say they have entered into a definitive merger agreement under which Pacific Ethanol will acquire all of...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/Pacific-Ethanol-and-Aventine-Renewable-Energy-to-merge_66519.html
December 31, 2014
Agrium announced today that it has restarted potash production at its Vanscoy, SK, facility after completing a major turnaround to tie in its 1.0-million m.t./year expansion project...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/Agrium-restarts-potash-production-at-Vanscoy_66517.html
December 31, 2014
Plastics production capacity in the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) countries will increase 25% by 2020, to 33.8 million m.t./year, says the Gulf Petrochemicals and Chemicals...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/GPCA-Plastics-capacity-in-GCC-countries-to-increase-25-percent-by-2020_66513.html
December 31, 2014
Asian aromatics prices have lost much of their value in 2014, falling toward the end of December to about half of their levels one year ago, IHS Chemical data show. Prices have fallen...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/Aromatics-prices-have-fallen-by-half-in-Asia-during-2014_66509.html
December 31, 2014
Saudi International Petrochemical (Sipchem; Al Khobar) says it plans to start up a polybutylene terephthalate (PBT) plant at Al Jubail during the first quarter of 2015. "The...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/Sipchem-to-start-up-PBT-plant-in-the-first-quarter_66508.html
December 31, 2014
Germany’s greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions are expected to have fallen in 2014 for the first time in several years. “We don’t yet have the final figures, but I am...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/Germanys-GHG-emissions-anticipated-to-have-fallen-about-3-percent-in-2014_66499.html
December 31, 2014
FDA issued a warning letter on 19 December to the active pharmaceutical ingredient (API) and finished pharmaceutical manufacturing facilities of Novacyl Wuxi Pharmaceutical...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/FDA-issues-warning-letter-to-API-plant-in-China_66511.html
December 30, 2014
Hitoshi Ochi. Mitsubishi Chemical Holdings has named Hitoshi Ochi as president and CEO, effective 1 April 2015. Mitsubishi Chemical Holdings is the parent of Mitsubishi Chemical. Ochi...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/Mitsubishi-Chemical-Holdings-names-next-CEO_66475.html
December 30, 2014
Versalis, the chemicals subsidiary of ENI (Rome), says that it has signed a firm agreement for the previously announced divestment of some of the company's petrochemical production...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/Versalis-signs-agreement-to-divest-petchem-assets-at-Sarroch-to-refining-firm_66495.html
December 30, 2014
Nanoco (Manchester, UK), a world leader in the development and manufacture of cadmium-free quantum dots and other nanomaterials, says that it has signed a manufacturing contract with...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/Nanoco-signs-manufacturing-contract-with-Dow_66493.html
December 30, 2014
R&P (Singapore), a polymer compounding company, says that it has licensed from ExxonMobil Chemical the technology to produce specialty polypropylene (PP) compounds to be marketed...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/R-and-P-licenses-specialty-PP-compounds-technology-from-ExxonMobil-Chemical_66492.html
December 29, 2014
Wintershall (Kassel, Germany), a BASF subsidiary, has sold its 15% stake in South Stream Transport to Gazprom (Moscow). BASF says that the purchase price reimburses the cash invested...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/BASF-sells-stake-in-canceled-gas-pipeline-to-Gazprom_66477.html
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