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July 13, 2015(This story has been corrected. The figures in paragraph five refer to production capacity throughout the Americas, not production in North America.) China’s enormous...
June 26, 2015The incident began at about 10am local time when a car rammed into gas canisters at the plant. French media reports say that the victim was a local businessman who was killed away from the site. Air Products says that all of its employees are safe and accounted for. “I am horrified and saddened by the attack on our facility in France,” says Air Products chairman and CEO Seifi Ghasemi....
June 24, 2015OCI Enterprises, the North American subsidiary of OCI (Seoul), says it is considering “strategic alternatives” for its stake in OCI Resources (OCIR), a master limited partnership that owns 51% of OCI Wyoming, a producer of trona ore and soda ash....
June 23, 2015Shin-Etsu Chemical says it will construct a plant at Echizen City, Fukui Prefecture, Japan, for the production of photomask blanks, the base material of photomasks that are used as the...
June 23, 2015Arsenal Capital (New York) says it has completed the sale of Royal Adhesives and Sealants (South Bend, IN) to American Securities (New York), another private equity firm, for an...
June 19, 2015Univar completes $770-million IPO Univar priced an initial public offering of 35 million shares at $22.00 on 18 June, raising $770 million for the company and selling stockholders...
June 19, 2015DuPont says that Chemours, the performance chemicals operations that it plans to spin off to shareholders on 1 July, will begin “when-issued” trading on the New York Stock...
June 18, 2015Shares, which trade on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under symbol UNVR, closed their first day of trading at $25.40, up 15% from the IPO price....
June 16, 2015The Chinese government says that a national carbon-trading market will become operational in late 2016 or early 2017. The market is part of China’s strategy to promote green...
June 16, 2015Merck KGaA (Darmstadt, Germany) says that that the European Commission has approved its planned acquisition of life science company Sigma-Aldrich (St. Louis). Merck, in September 2014...