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February 11, 2016
Specialty chemical makers report mixed results, with sales down because of the strong dollar and volumes and margins varying by end market. Some companies were able to maintain...
February 4, 2016
In the wake of ChemChina's $43.3 billion recommended bid for Syngenta, announced on Wednesday, speculation is growing as to the next, and possibly final, move in the agricultural chemicals consolidation process....
February 3, 2016
Syngenta on Wednesday confirmed that it has received a formal takeover bid from state-owned China National Chemical Corp. (ChemChina; Beijing), ending months of speculation over the future of the world’s largest agricultural chemicals company....
February 2, 2016
LyondellBasell reports net income for the fourth-quarter of $795 million, up 0.5% year-over-year (YOY) from $791 million. Sales totaled $7.071 billion, down 31.3%. Adjusted earnings of $2.20/share beat the average analyst estimate of $2.14/share as compiled by Thomson Reuters (New York). Lower ethylene margins took a large chunk of the earnings, partly offset by higher polyolefin volumes and margins....
February 2, 2016
Dow Chemical has appointed Jim Fitterling to the position of president and COO. Fitterling will continue to report to Dow chairman and CEO Andrew Liveris, who announced today that he would retire from Dow or its successor by the end of second-quarter 2017....
January 28, 2016
Despite a gloomy mood over the past year, China’s chemical industry, benefiting from low energy and feedstocks prices, performed reasonably in 2015....
February 1, 2016
Balchem (New Hampton, NY) announced Monday that it has acquired Albion International (Clearfield, UT) for $111.5 million in cash....
January 28, 2016
DuPont on 26 January reported a fourth-quarter 2015 net loss of $253 million, or 26 cts/share, due mostly to restructuring charges as the company implements cost-cutting programs....
January 29, 2016
Specialty chemicals company SKW Metallurgie (Unterneukirchen, Germany) says that it expects to post a huge net loss for full-year 2015 despite a better-than-expected operating performance. The company has also announced a restructuring to tackle the effects of the crisis in the worldwide steel industry....
January 29, 2016

Westlake Chemical (Houston) says its $2.9-billion bid to acquire Axiall (Atlanta) has been “summarily rejected” by the Axiall board of directors. The combination would create North America’s second-largest producer of polyvinyl chloride, with 23% of the market’s 8.9 million m.t./year of production capacity. 

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January 21, 2016
ACC’s specialty chemicals market volume index was down 2.7% in December 2015 compared with the year-ago month but fell only 0.3% year-to-date (YTD) in 2015 versus one year ago, both figures on a three-month moving average (3MMA). The index slipped 0.1% in December versus the earlier month, following a fall of 0.7% in November (both 3MMA)....
January 21, 2016
PPG Industries on Thursday reported fourth-quarter 2015 net income more than doubled year-on-year (YOY), to $314 million, because of a charge in the year-ago quarter and rising...
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