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July 9, 2010CW’ s cover story takes a look at Responsible Care, now 22 years old, and its continuing evolution (p.23). ACC and ICCA are taking steps to foster broader adoption of the...
June 25, 2010Recovery has the chemical sector quickly shedding inhibitions about M&A. BASF has sealed a deal to acquire Cognis for €3.1 billion ($3.8 billion). And Akzo Nobel reached an...
June 11, 2010It wasn’t just the altitude that was elevated at ACC’s annual meeting at the Broadmoor resort in Colorado Springs, CO. High spirits are not surprising given that most...
June 4, 2010Monsanto’s decision to reset commercial strategy for Roundup puts one of industry’s finest cash cows out to pasture ( p. 8). “The reality that Chinese glyphosate...
May 21, 2010Chemical distributors have weathered the financial storm and emerged intact, as this week’s cover story shows ( p. 21). Early 2010 performance has improved, and distributors...
May 14, 2010Recovery is also brightening deal prospects in the chemical sector. About $4.5 billion in deals were completed in first-quarter 2010, up from just $300 million at the trough of the...
April 30, 2010“Spring is more enjoyable when it follows a long, hard winter,” BASF CEO Juergen Hambrecht told investors last week. And so it goes for chemical makers with a revival in...
April 23, 2010Lawmakers have taken the first steps in more than 30 years to revise the U.S. Toxics Substances Control Act (TSCA) and the process will put industry and nongovernmental organizations...
April 9, 2010So Monsanto’s seeds and trait sales and earnings won’t grow to the sky forever. Monsanto has had an impressive run since its 2000 spin off from Pharmacia, with profits and its...
March 26, 2010Petrochemical makers assembling for NPRA’s International Petrochemical Conference in San Antonio, TX starting March 28 are in a better frame of mind than last year. A strong...