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July 7, 2015
Innospec says it completed divesting its Widnes, UK, aroma chemicals business to a business group of Emerald Performance Materials (Cuyahoga Falls, OH) on 6 July. The transaction was...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/Innospec-completes-divestment-of-aroma-chemicals-unit_71963.html
July 7, 2015
Sabic on Tuesday signed a master research agreement with National University of Singapore (NUS) to enhance research and collaboration in the fields of chemistry, chemical engineering...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/Sabic-signs-research-agreement-with-National-University-of-Singapore_71962.html
July 6, 2015
PQ has named Michael Crews as CFO, effective 1 August. Crews will replace Alan McIlroy, who will retire after 10 years with PQ. Crews has served as executive v.p. and CFO of coal maker...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/PQ-names-Peabody-executive-as-next-CFO_71959.html
July 6, 2015
Western Potash Corp (Vancouver) said on Monday that Beijing Tairui Innovation Capital Management has agreed to make a strategic equity investment of C$80 million ($63.2 million) in...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/Chinese-private-equity-firm-makes-offer-to-buy-majority-stake-in-Western-Potash_71957.html
July 6, 2015
Sabic and SK Global Chemical (Seoul) said on Sunday that they have finalized an agreement to form an equally owned joint venture, Sabic SK Nexlene (Singapore), which will build Nexlene...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/Sabic-and-SK-Global-Chemical-finalize-Nexlene-PE-joint-venture_71882.html
July 6, 2015
Chemours says its postspin course will focus on nurturing growth opportunities in titanium dioxide (TiO2) and fluoroproducts....
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/Chemours-sets-postspin-strategy_71913.html
July 6, 2015
Paul D. Carrico has retired as Axiall president, CEO, and member of the board, effective immediately, the company says. Timothy Mann, Jr., will serve as interim president and CEO until a successor is found. “The Axiall board has an active search process under way to select the next CEO to strengthen the company’s financial performance and drive enhanced shareholder value,” the company says in a statement....
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/Carrico-leaves-Axiall-after-string-of-disappointing-quarters_71944.html
July 6, 2015
S-Oil (Seoul), a subsidiary of Saudi Aramco, has announced an investment of 129 trillion South Korean won ($114.9 million) covering detailed design prior to the final investment...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/S-Oil-proceeds-with-next-stage-of-petchems-diversification-project_71881.html
July 6, 2015
The LEGO Group (Billund, Denmark), maker of the LEGO brick toys, has announced an investment of 1 billion Danish kroner ($147.8 million) to research developing and implementing new...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/LEGO-seeks-to-replace-ABS-with-sustainable-materials_71924.html
July 6, 2015
KBR said on Monday that it has agreed to enter into two new partnerships with Bernhard Capital Partners (BCP). The first agreement will establish an equally owned and managed company...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/KBR-forms-two-alliances-with-Bernhard-Capital-Partners_71891.html
July 6, 2015
Israel Chemicals Ltd. (ICL; Tel Aviv) said on Monday that one of its subsidiaries has signed a license agreement with Migal Galilee Research Institute for the use of proprietary...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/ICL-licenses-wastewater-treatment-technology-from-research-institute_71888.html
July 6, 2015
Toyo Engineering and Inti Karya Persada Tehnik (IKPT) said on Monday that they have been awarded a contract by PT Synthetic Rubber Indonesia for a synthetic rubber complex to be...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/Toyo-Engineering-and-IKPT-to-build-synthetic-rubber-manufacturing-complex-in-Indonesia_71887.html
July 6, 2015
Orica said on Monday that it has appointed Thomas Schutte as its new CFO, effective 1 September 2015 or earlier, subject to his relocation from London, and other requirements. He will...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/Orica-appoints-new-CFO_71886.html
July 5, 2015
Tarek Al Wazir, minister of economy in the German state of Hesse, the home base of potash producer K+S (Kassel), said on Saturday that K+S was right to reject PotashCorp’s...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/German-minister-says-K+S-should-stay-a-German-company_71884.html
July 5, 2015
Monsanto is prepared to change its name if it succeeds in its $45 billion unsolicited bid to acquire Syngenta, the world’s largest maker of agricultural chemicals. Hugh Grant...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/Monsanto-prepared-to-change-name-to-acquire-Syngenta_71885.html
July 5, 2015
Brahmaputra Cracker and Polymer (BCPL) has begun the commissioning of its long-delayed Assam cracker project at Lepetkata, India. Three units—the gas sweetening unit, the...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/Assam-gas-cracker-project-in-commissioning-phase_71883.html
July 3, 2015
Lenzing (Lenzing, Austria) has announced today that it is selling three business units, part of Lenzing Technik, as part of its strategy of focusing more strongly on its core business...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/Lenzing-sells-three-business-units_71878.html
July 3, 2015
Europe's toluene contract prices for July have been settled within a range of $780-785/m.t., marking an increase of $5-10/m.t. on the June agreements. Not all market participants have...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/Europe-toluene-contract-prices-for-July-settle-higher_71879.html
July 3, 2015
Formosa Plastics Corp. USA, a Formosa Plastics Corp. (Kaohsiung, Taiwan) subsidiary, will build an additional polypropylene (PP) production line at its Point Comfort, TX, site. It will...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/Formosa-to-add-PP-capacity-at-Point-Comfort_71875.html
July 3, 2015
An explosion occurred today at a plant belonging to Hanwha Chemical at Ulsan, South Korea, that left six people dead and one person injured, local media reports say. The blast happened...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/Reports-Explosion-at-Hanwha-Chemical-PVC-plant-leaves-six-dead-one-injured_71867.html
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