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May 4, 2015
Westlake says conversions to cost-advantaged ethane feedstock improved first-quarter margins in the vinyls chain, but the gain was more than offset by lower margins in olefins. The company reports first-quarter net income of $146 million, down 7.6% year-on-year (YOY) from $158 million. Net sales increased 7.4% YOY to $1.104 billion, mainly on the contribution of Vinnolit, the specialty PVC resin business acquired last July. Earnings per share of $1.10 fell short of the analysts’ consensus estimate of $1.18, as compiled by Thomson Reuters (New York)....
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/Westlake-misses-estimates-as-crude-takes-toll-on-olefin-margins_70057.html
May 4, 2015
ICL (Tel Aviv) said today that its industrial products unit is closing a production line in Israel that produces the FR-1210 (DECA) flame-retardant product. ICL, because of the move to...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/ICL-to-close-flame-retardant-plant-after-long-strike-and-customers-moving-to-alternative-suppliers_70041.html
May 4, 2015
PQ has named George Biltz president and CEO, effective 1 May. Biltz succeeds Michael Boyce, who will continue to serve as PQ chairman. PQ is a leading producer of silicates...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/PQ-confirms-new-CEO_70055.html
May 4, 2015
AkzoNobel said today that it has finalized the €153-million ($170.4 million) divestment of its global paper chemicals business to Kemira. The deal was first announced in July...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/AkzoNobel-completes-divesting-paper-chemicals-business-to-Kemira_70053.html
May 4, 2015
Archroma, a leading specialty chemicals producer, today announced that it has entered into a license agreement with Blankophor (Leverkusen) for Archroma’s patented...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/Archroma-grants-patent-license-to-Blankophor_70052.html
May 4, 2015
Engineering and construction firm WorleyParsons (Sydney) today announced expected nonrecurring redundancy, onerous lease charges, and general project provisions of A$125 million (US$98...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/WorleyParsons-cuts-jobs-as-commodity-slowdown-hits-projects_70049.html
May 4, 2015
Saudi Arabian Fertilizer Co. (Safco), a Sabic affiliate, will begin commercial operations at its fifth manufacturing facility in late June, the company has announced. The plant, whose...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/Safco-delays-commissioning-of-urea-complex_70048.html
May 4, 2015
South Korea exported more than an estimated 280,000 m.t. of benzene in April, up 18% from 236,744 m.t. transported in March, data obtained by IHS Chemical show. They show the bulk of...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/South-Koreas-April-benzene-exports-up-about-18-percent-from-March_70047.html
May 4, 2015
Sadara Chemical Co., a joint venture between Saudi Aramco and Dow Chemical and currently commissioning its $20-billion complex at Al Jubail, has signed a 20-year deal to supply Energy...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/Sadara-signs-long-term-deal-to-supply-EO-and-PO-to-downstream-investor_70044.html
May 3, 2015
Titanium ore miner Kenmare Resources (Dublin) says it is talks with Iluka Resources (Perth, Australia), on a watered-down offer valuing the Irish company at about £189 million...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/Iluka-makes-lower-offer-to-acquire-titanium-ore-miner-Kenmare-Resources_70043.html
May 3, 2015
Al Waha Petrochemical, an affiliate of Sahara Petrochemicals, restarted production at its Al Jubail, Saudi Arabia based propane dehydrogenation and polypropylene (PP) complex on 30...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/Al-Waha-restarts-production-following-maintenance_70042.html
May 1, 2015
Settlements for the European May benzene contract price have been confirmed at $900/m.t., up $170/m.t. over the April contract price, confirming Europe’s position as the...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/Europe-May-benzene-contract-settles-$170-higher_70020.html
May 1, 2015
Cambrex (East Rutherford, NJ) reports a more than eightfold increase in net profits for the first quarter of 2015 compared with the first quarter of 2014, to $7.99 million...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/Cambrex-reports-huge-rise-in-profits_70017.html
May 1, 2015
Huntsman says that its textile effects division has agreed to form a textile chemicals and dyes joint venture with Pürsan Pigment (Istanbul). The agreement builds on a...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/Huntsman-agrees-to-form-textile-chemicals-dyes-JV-in-Turkey_70016.html
May 1, 2015
Wayne Smith. BASF says that Wayne Smith is the new chairman and CEO its North American subsidiary, effective 1 May. He succeeds Hans Engel, who as CFO for BASF, will relocate to the...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/BASF-appoints-CEONorth-America_70014.html
May 1, 2015
Mitsubishi Chemical Holdings today announced that it has revised its financial results forecast for fiscal 2014, covering 1 April 2014 through 31 March 2015. Net income has been...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/Mitsubishi-Chemical-Holdings-upgrades-earnings-forecast_70013.html
May 1, 2015
Boulevard Acquisition (New York), a public investment vehicle formed by Avenue Capital, announced today that it has reached a deal to acquire Dow' Chemical's AgroFresh business, a...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/Dow-agrees-to-sell-AgroFresh-to-investment-firm-for-$879-million_69975.html
May 1, 2015
BASF today reported its first-quarter results, beating consensus estimates, and has confirmed its outlook for 2015 of sales slightly increasing with Ebit before special items likely...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/BASF-reports-first-quarter-earnings-decline-on-higher-sales-confirms-2015-outlook_69958.html
May 1, 2015
PolyOne reports first quarter net income of $70.1 million, up 24% year-over-year (YOY) from $56.4 million on double-digit increases in color and engineered materials. Sales totaled $873 million, down 13% YOY. Adjusted earnings of 46 cts/share were up 5% YOY....
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/PolyOne-net-income-up-sales-down-on-destocking_70007.html
April 30, 2015
Huntsman reports first-quarter net income of $5 million, down 91% year-over-year (YOY). Revenues fell 6% YOY to $2.6 billion. Adjusted earnings increased 21% YOY to 40 cts/share, beating the analysts’ consensus estimate of 28 cts/share as compiled by Thomson Reuters (New York)....
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/Huntsman-net-income-down-but-beats-consensus_70009.html
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