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November 10, 2015
Agricultural chemical company Adama (Airport City, Israel) reports a net loss of $4.6 million in the third quarter compared with a net profit of $24 million one year earlier. Ebitda...
November 10, 2015
Kronos (Dallas) reports a third-quarter net loss of $11.8 million, down from a profit of $31.9 million in the year-ago period. Net sales fell 19% year-over-year (YOY) to $336.5 million. The 10-cts/share loss missed the mean analyst estimate of a 9 cts/share gain as compiled by Thomson Reuters (New York)....
November 10, 2015
PTT Global Chemical (PTTGC; Bangkok) reports an 84% fall in net profits for the third quarter of 2015 compared with the third quarter of 2014, to 1.20 billion baht ($33.6 million)...
November 10, 2015
LSB Industries (Oklahoma City, OK) has reported third-quarter results for its chemical business, which turned in an operating loss of $55 million during the quarter, versus an operating loss of $5.6 million in the year-ago period. Sales declined 15% year-over-year (YOY) to $80.6 million. The company also provided an update on the expansion of its El Dorado facility....
November 10, 2015
Monsanto lowered its guidance for its 2016 fiscal year to reflect additional costs related to its restructuring program announced last month. The company expects earnings of...
November 10, 2015
Toray Industries reports 20% higher net profits for its fiscal first half, ended 30 September, compared with the year-ago period, to ¥49.4 billion ($400.6 million). First-half...
November 10, 2015
MOL (Budapest) has inaugurated a previously announced butadiene facility at Tiszaújváros, Hungary, the company announced today. The plant is expected to improve the...
November 10, 2015
The DSM Acrylonitrile (Sittard, the Netherlands) business will be renamed AnQore, effective 1 December. The rebranding was announced during the IHS Acrylonitrile & Derivatives...
November 9, 2015
Altivia Petrochemicals (Houston) said on Friday that it has completed the acquisition of the Haverhill Chemical (Houston) assets, which produce phenol, acetone, alpha-Methylstyrene (AMS) and bisphenol-A (BPA). The completion of the acquisition comes after a US bankruptcy court approved the sale earlier in the week....
November 9, 2015
Enterprise Products Partners (Houston) has obtained another long-term contract for the export of ethane from its Morgan’s Point, TX, terminal, now under construction. With this latest deal, nearly 90% of the terminal’s 200,000 bbl/day operating capacity has been committed, says the company....
November 9, 2015
Clariant says that it has acquired land in the Java Integrated Industrial & Port Estate Gresik (JIIPE) located at Surabaya, Indonesia to build a new site that will serve the...
November 9, 2015
Oxiteno (São Paolo) intends to build a $113 million, 170,000 m.t./year ethoxylation unit at its site in Pasadena, TX, more than doubling the original planned capacity. The company hopes to begin construction by the second quarter of 2016, with start-up to come in the fourth quarter of 2017. João Parolín, CEO, says the investment is part of a long-term plan to turn the Pasadena site into a large, integrated production facility capable of supplying the range of Oxiteno’s technology to the North American market....
November 9, 2015
Ineos Europe, ExxonMobil Chemical and Shell Chemicals Europe on Monday announced a long-term sale and purchase agreement to secure ethane from US shale gas for the Fife ethylene plant...
November 9, 2015
Breen has served as interim chair and CEO of DuPont since 16 October, succeeding Ellen Kullman, who resigned abruptly in early October....
November 9, 2015
The specialty chemicals market in China, which was valued at $124 billion in 2014, is expected to grow at 7.1%/year during 2014-2019, Maoshi Guan, associate director at IHS Chemical...
November 9, 2015
Toray Industries said on Monday that it has signed a long-term agreement with Boeing to supply carbon fiber Torayca prepreg for the production of the new Boeing 777X aircraft...
November 9, 2015
Asahi Kasei reports a 4.8% fall in net profits for the fiscal first half, ended 30 September 2015, compared with the year-ago period, to ¥47.1 billion ($383 million). First-half...
November 9, 2015
Chandra Asri Petrochemical (Jakarta), the largest integrated petrochemical company in Indonesia, reports net profits of $30.94 million for the first nine months of 2015 compared with...
November 9, 2015
Mitsubishi Chemical Holdings, the parent of Mitsubishi Chemical, says its net profits increased by 77.7% in its fiscal first half, ended 30 September 2015, compared with the year-ago...
November 13, 2015
Ineos plans to restart an idled 100,000-m.t./year acrylonitrile line at its Green Lake, TX, facility, despite difficult market conditions. The company says the move will increase the site’s nameplate acrylonitrile capacity to 540,000 m.t./year....
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