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May 21, 2015
ChromaDex (Irvine, CA), a company that provides proprietary ingredients to various industries, announced today it has entered into an exclusive worldwide license and supply agreement...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/specialty_chemicals/food_additives/ChromaDex-announces-licensing-agreement-for-anthocyanin-rich-purple-corn_70560.html
May 21, 2015
Methes Energies (Las Vegas, NV), will start offering epoxidized soybean oil (ESO) and natural polyol, from its Sombra, ON facility. Both of these biobased products help address growing...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/specialty_chemicals/paints_and_coatings/Methes-Energies-to-offer-epoxidized-soybean-oil-and-natural-polyol-from-Canadian-facility_70557.html
May 20, 2015
Perstorp's state-of-the-art oxo alcohols plant at Stenungsund, Sweden. Perstorp has officially opened the Valerox plant, a new state-of-the-art oxo-alcohols production unit at...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/specialty_chemicals/plastic_additives/Perstorp-inaugurates-major-oxo-alcohol-plant-in-Sweden_70518.html
May 20, 2015
Flavors and fine ingredients firm Frutarom (Herzliya, Israel) on Wednesday reported a substantial rise in first-quarter sales and earnings, following a spree of acquisitions, including...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/specialty_chemicals/flavors_and_fragrances/Frutarom-reports-record-first-quarter-results-confirms-targets_70510.html
May 18, 2015
Private equity firm Arsenal Capital (New York) has announced it is selling Royal Adhesives and Sealants (South Bend, IN) to American Securities (New York), another private equity firm...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/specialty_chemicals/adhesives_and_sealants/Arsenal-Capital-to-sell-Royal-Adhesives-to-American-Securities_69843.html
May 18, 2015
Frutarom Industries (Herzliya, Israel), a leading global flavors and specialty fine ingredients firm, announced on Sunday that it has signed an agreement to acquire 95% of the shares...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/specialty_chemicals/flavors_and_fragrances/Frutarom-acquires-flavors-producer-in-Canada-its-fifth-acquisition-this-year_70452.html
May 18, 2015
Paints and coatings company Tikkurila (Helsinki) says revenue in the first three months of 2015 was €133.2 million ($148.5 million), down 5.8% year-on-year (YOY) compared with...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/specialty_chemicals/paints_and_coatings/Tikkurila-reports-lower-sales-but-strong-profitability-in-first-quarter_70056.html
May 18, 2015
Fragrances and flavors firm Symrise (Holzminden, Germany) today reported its first-quarter 2015 financial results, with sales leaping by 42% year-on-year (YOY), to €668.0 million...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/specialty_chemicals/flavors_and_fragrances/Symrise-makes-strong-start-to-2015-reports-double-digit-growth-in-sales-profit_70077.html
May 18, 2015
Advanced Refining Technologies (ART), a 50-50 joint venture between W.R. Grace and Chevron,  has announced plans to build a world-class hydroprocessing catalysts (HPCs) plant in...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/specialty_chemicals/catalysts/Grace-joint-venture-plans-$135-million-HPC-plant_70468.html
May 14, 2015
Flavors and fine ingredients company Frutarom Industries (Haifa, Israel) says that it has acquired a 60% stake in flavors and fragrances company Sonarome (Bangalore, India) for a cash...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/specialty_chemicals/flavors_and_fragrances/Frutarom-acquires-majority-stake-in-flavors-and-fragrances-company-in-India_70407.html
May 13, 2015
New personal-care product textures and sensory experiences, as well as sustainability and product safety initiatives, took center stage at the New York Society of Cosmetic Chemists'...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/specialty_chemicals/personal_care/Suppliers-Day-2015-New-textures-drive-development-as-growth-prospects-are-strong_70391.html
May 12, 2015
International Flavors & Fragrances (IFF) reports first-quarter net income of $128.3 million, up 20% year-over-year (YOY) from $106.7 million. Net sales increased 1% YOY, to $774.9 million. Adjusted earnings per share of $1.45 beat analysts’ consensus estimate of $1.43/share as compiled by Thomson Reuters (New York)....
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/specialty_chemicals/flavors_and_fragrances/IFFs-net-profit-rises-earnings-beat-estimates_70339.html
May 11, 2015
GTS Chemical Holdings’ (Liaocheng, China) unaudited group revenue rose 40% to 167.0 million renminbi ($27.3 million) for the first quarter of 2015 versus Rmb119.3 million a...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/specialty_chemicals/paper_chemicals/GTS-Chemical-first-quarter-revenue-spikes-40-percent_70289.html
May 11, 2015
Stora Enso and Kemira said today that they have started construction work for pilot projects addressing water-related issues in three villages in Guangxi Province, southern China. The...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/specialty_chemicals/water_treatment/Stora-Enso-Kemira-begin-work-on-water-projects-in-China_70281.html
May 11, 2015
FMC today reported a first-quarter net loss of $48.6 million, compared with a gain of $65.6 million in the year-ago quarter. Revenues declined 13% year-on-year (YOY), to $659.4...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/specialty_chemicals/biocides/FMC-misses-estimates-on-ag-weakness-sets-2020-growth-targets_70302.html
May 7, 2015
Albemarle has reported first-quarter net income down 24% year-on-year (YOY), to $43.1 million, or 40 cts/share, on sales up 47%, to $884.4 million. Sales rose due to the inclusion of...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/specialty_chemicals/catalysts/Albemarle-earnings-rise-but-sales-take-hit-from-currency_70170.html
May 6, 2015
Axalta today reported first-quarter net income of $46.7 million, compared with a net loss of $3.7 million in the year-ago quarter, on sales down 5.4% year-on-year (YOY), to $997.5...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/specialty_chemicals/paints_and_coatings/Axalta-beats-estimates-despite-currency-issues_70120.html
May 5, 2015
Grupa Azoty (Tarnów, Poland) has announced the introduction of Oxoviflex, which it says is Poland's first non-phthalate plasticizer. The unit was built at a cost of over 40...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/specialty_chemicals/plastic_additives/Grupa-Azoty-introduces-non-phthalate-plasticizer_70085.html
May 5, 2015
Balchem today reported first quarter net earnings that nearly doubled year-on-year (YOY), to $15.2 million, on sales up 68.5%, to $144.5 billion. The rise in sales was mostly due to...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/specialty_chemicals/flavors_and_fragrances/Balchem-earnings-soar-due-to-inclusion-of-SensoryEffects_70089.html
May 4, 2015
A. Schulman says it is moving its Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) shared services center to Poznan, Poland from Londerzeel, Belgium. The shared services center handles back...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/specialty_chemicals/paints_and_coatings/Schulman-to-move-EMEA-services-center-to-Poland_70062.html
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