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January 23, 2014
BioAmber (Minneapolis) today announced it has signed a take-or-pay contract for biobased 1,4-butanediol (BDO) with global chemical trader Vinmar International. Under the terms of the...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/Vinmar-signs-BDO-offtake-agreement-with-BioAmber_58200.html
January 23, 2014
Platform Specialty Products, which acquired specialty chemical maker MacDermid (Denver) for $1.8 billion late last year, is expected to start Big Board trading today....
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/Platform-Specialty-Products-begins-NYSE-trading_58224.html
January 23, 2014
BASF announced today that it is implementing a series of measures in its paper chemicals business to improve competitiveness and profitability. The company is the global leading...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/BASF-to-restructure-paper-chemicals-business-may-exit-alkyl-ketene-dimer_58215.html
January 23, 2014
Huntsman Corp.'s performance products division will expand its global polyetheramines (PEA) capacity by a minimum of 15% as a result of debottlenecking three manufacturing plants, the...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/Huntsman-to-expand-polyetheramine-capacity-by-at-least-15-percent_58217.html
January 23, 2014
Biodiesel producer Renewable Energy Group (Ames, IA) today announced it has acquired renewable chemical technology developer LS9 for a purchase price of up to $61.5 million, consisting...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/Biodiesel-firm-acquires-LS9-for-$61-million_58203.html
January 23, 2014
Asahi Glass (Tokyo) announced today that it has agreed to supply Honeywell with hydrofluoroolefin (HFO)-1234yf, a car air-conditioning refrigerant, which has significantly lower...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/Asahi-Glass-to-supply-novel-refrigerant-to-Honeywell-will-build-plant_58212.html
January 23, 2014
Mitsubishi Chemical says it has developed a new grade of high-performance, high-transparency biobased engineering plastic Durabio, using plant-derived isosorbide as raw material. The...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/Mitsubishi-Chemical-to-expand-capacity-for-biobased-engineering-plastic-Durabio_58210.html
January 23, 2014
Solvay said on Wednesday that its aroma performance business has been adversely impacted by a significant disruption in its hydroquinone (HQ) production, following an equipment failure...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/Solvay-declares-force-majeure-on-hydroquinone-from-Baton-Rouge-plant_58209.html
January 23, 2014
Lonza recorded a 44.2% fall in profits for 2013 compared with 2012, to 87 million Swiss francs ($95.7 million). Sales for 2013 decreased by 4.2%, to SF3.58 billion, due to lower sales...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/Lonza-reports-fall-in-profits-sales_58208.html
January 23, 2014
Evonik Corp. said on Wednesday that it will expand significantly the specialty methacrylate monomer capacity at its Mobile, AL facility. The methyl methacrylate transesterification...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/Evonik-hikes-specialty-methacrylates-capacity-at-Mobile_58207.html
January 23, 2014
Arkema says that it will form a joint venture called Sunke, with Jurong Chemical (Yancheng, China), the acrylic acid leader in China. Arkema will have a majority stake in the JV, which...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/Arkema-forms-acrylic-acid-JV-with-Jurong-Chemical-in-China_58205.html
January 23, 2014
The state council of the Swiss canton of Valais and Lonza today announced the establishment of a coordinating committee to address the problem of mercury pollution between Visp and...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/Lonza-and-Swiss-authorities-agree-to-address-mercury-pollution_58204.html
January 22, 2014
Reform of the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA), along with trade-related issues, are the top regulatory concerns at Informex this year, attendees and exhibitors say. Socma's number...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/Informex-2014-TSCA-trade-top-Socmas-regulatory-agenda_58196.html
January 22, 2014
Koppers Netherlands, a subsidiary of Koppers Inc. (Pittsburgh) has, as expected, announced that it will discontinue distillation activities at its tar plant at Uithoorn, Netherlands...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/Koppers-confirms-closure-of-Netherlands-distillation-facility_58179.html
January 22, 2014
Rabigh Refining and Petrochemical Co. (Petro Rabigh), a joint venture between Saudi Aramco and Sumitomo Chemical, reports a major increase in fourth-quarter profits. Net profit in the...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/More-Saudi-firms-announce-earnings-results_58177.html
January 22, 2014
Oxea (Oberhausen, Germany) announced today that it has increased by 20% specialty esters capacity at its Amsterdam esters plant. Oxea produces several phthalate-free plasticizers at...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/Oxea-completes-specialty-esters-capacity-expansion-at-Amsterdam_58174.html
January 22, 2014
TenCate Advanced Composites, a leading supplier of advanced thermoset and thermoplastic composites materials, has signed a distribution agreement with Kyokuto Boeki Kaisha covering the...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/TenCate-signs-distribution-agreement-with-Kyokuto-Boeki-Kaisha_58171.html
January 22, 2014
Indian Oil (New Delhi) is planning to significantly expand its petrochemical business in the country, S. Mitra, executive director/petrochemicals tells CW. The company aims to...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/Indian-Oil-plans-acrylic-acid-and-esters-complex-PP-decision-expected-soon_58170.html
January 21, 2014
Koppers says it has completed the previously announced purchase of the crosstie-treating business and related manufacturing facility of Tolko Industries (Ashcroft, BC). The purchase...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/Koppers-closes-$29-million-crosstie-treating-acquisition_58166.html
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