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October 23, 2015
The deal, expected to be completed by the end of 2015, is the first step in Dow’s plans to reduce ownership and monetize stakes in a series of Kuwaiti joint ventures. Dow says it will receive $1.5 billion in pre-tax proceeds from the sale of MEGlobal....
October 22, 2015
Dow Chemical revealed on 22 October the broad outlines of its strategic priorities over the next three years, including portfolio changes that could lead to an exit from agricultural sciences and full ownership of Dow Corning, and the company gave some hints about its next CEO....
October 22, 2015
Sherwin-Williams (SW) says it has named John Morikis as its next CEO, effective 1 January 2016. Morikis replaces Christopher Connor, who has been CEO for 16 years and will remain...
October 20, 2015
Sabic on Sunday reported a major decline in third-quarter profits, citing lower selling prices for its products. Third-quarter net profit was down 9.4%, to 5.6 billion Saudi riyals...
October 16, 2015
Air Liquide has been granted a new contract with ITER-India for the design and manufacturing of 19 cryogenic lines for the ITER project, strengthening its leadership in extreme...
October 16, 2015
PPG Industries today reported third-quarter net income up 14.9% year-on-year (YOY), to $433 million, or $1.59/share, on net sales down 1.8%, to $3.87 billion. Sales rose 6% in...
October 26, 2015
The US economy will take a massive hit if Congress does not extend the 31 December deadline for implementing positive train control (PTC), according to a report ACC released in...
October 20, 2015
Following Sabic’s recent announcement that it will restructure its portfolio as of the beginning of next year, the company has announced the leadership of the individual...
October 16, 2015
Northwest Innovation Works (NWIW; Kalama, WA), a company owned by Chinese investors, has significantly scaled up its investment and planned methanol capacity in the US Pacific...
October 14, 2015
Recent financial and restructuring announcements by producers Huntsman and Chemours show that conditions in the titanium dioxide (TiO2) market have not improved. Pricing continues to...
October 12, 2015
Dow Chemical enters a pivotal phase as it nears completion of an $8.5-billion divestiture program and prepares to ramp up operations at new investments in the Mideast and United States. Dow says the moves will demonstrate the growth and earnings potential of its integrated portfolio. Sadara, a $20-billion joint venture with Aramco in Saudi Arabia; and a propane dehydrogenation (PDH) unit at Freeport, TX, start operating in the fourth quarter. Dow’s Freeport cracker and downstream Gulf Coast derivative investments are set to come online in early 2017....
October 9, 2015
DuPont chair and CEO Ellen Kullman will retire from the company effective 16 October. Former Tyco International CEO Edward Breen, who joined DuPont’s board in February, has been named interim chairman and CEO as the company searches for a permanent replacement....
October 9, 2015
The advent of shale gas and oil in North America has hugely benefited the world economy, in terms of energy supply and costs, says Daniel Yergin, vice chairman of IHS. Speaking at the European Petrochemical Association’s (EPCA) 49th annual meeting, held recently in Berlin, Yergin said, “The energy position of the globe looks much better” than it did only a few years ago....
October 6, 2015
Superior Plus (Toronto) has announced plans to acquire sodium chlorate and chlor-alkali maker Canexus (Calgary, AB) in a deal valued at C$932 million ($714 million) including debt...
October 20, 2015

Olin announced on Monday that it has completed its merger with Dow’s chlorine products businesses. Two Dow veterans, William H. Weideman and Carol A. Williams, have been elected to Olin’s board of directors, says the company.


October 6, 2015
Former Tyco International CEO Edward Breen, who joined DuPont’s board in February, has been named interim chairman and CEO. DuPont also cut its second-half 2015 outlook on Monday, citing a stronger dollar and slumping agricultural markets....
October 2, 2015
Shares of Covestro (Leverkusen), formerly Bayer MaterialScience, will be offered on the stock market for €24.00, valuing the company at €4.9 billion. Bayer says it wants to...
October 2, 2015
The US economy will take a massive hit if Congress does not extend the deadline for implementation of positive train control (PTC), according to a report released Thursday by ACC. A one-month disruption would reduce GDP by $30 billion and cost 700,000 jobs, says the report....
October 2, 2015
Koda Distribution Group (KDG; Stamford, CT) has named Tim Dooling as president of its Koda Care vertical. Koda Care is comprised of DeWolf Chemical, Glenn Corp., and GMZ Care. Dooling...
October 2, 2015
Kraton Performance Polymers (Houston), a leading producer of styrene block copolymers, has agreed to acquire pine-chemicals maker Arizona Chemical (Jacksonville, FL) from private equity firm American Securities (New York) for a cash price of $1.37 billion....
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