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December 18, 2014
Dérivés Résiniques et Terpéniques (DRT; Dax, France) has acquired a new crude tall oil (CTO) fractionation technology on its site at Vielle-Saint-Girons...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/specialty_chemicals/adhesives_and_sealants/French-turpentine-producer-invests-in-new-CTO-technology_66296.html
December 17, 2014
Flavors and fragrances manufacturer Evolva (Reinach, Switzerland) says it has completed its acquisition of Allylix (San Diego, CA), a start-up with technology for bio-based fragrance...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/specialty_chemicals/flavors_and_fragrances/Evolva-completes-acquisition-of-Allylix_66277.html
December 16, 2014
ICL Industrial Products, a segment of Israel Chemicals Ltd. (ICL; Tel Aviv), announced price increases of 5-10% for selected phosphorus-based registered-Fyrol flame retardants. The...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/specialty_chemicals/textile_chemicals/ICL-raises-prices-of-phosphorus-based-flame-retardants_66209.html
December 16, 2014
Dow Chemical will supply quantum dot material to LG Electronics, which is launching a new range of high-tech TVs in early 2015. Dow is building a quantum dot factory in South Korea...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/specialty_chemicals/electronic_chemicals/LG-Electronics-and-Dow-link-in-quantum-dot-TV-project_66204.html
December 15, 2014
Sherwin-Williams (SW) today narrowed its full-year 2014 adjusted earnings guidance to $8.75–8.80/share compared with $8.70–8.80/share previously. Full-year sales are...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/specialty_chemicals/paints_and_coatings/Sherwin-Williams-narrows-guidance-details-Lowes-program_66154.html
December 15, 2014
BASF’s coatings division has become the sole supplier of automotive coatings for Chery's (Wuhu, China) automotive production plant at Jacarei, Brazil, which started operations in August....
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/specialty_chemicals/paints_and_coatings/BASF-to-supply-Chery-automotive-plant-in-Brazil_66179.html
December 11, 2014
Arkema has completed a share capital increase–with preferential subscription rights–that was launched on 19 November as part of the financing of the proposed acquisition of...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/specialty_chemicals/adhesives_and_sealants/Arkema-completes-capital-increase-to-help-finance-Bostik-acquisition_66102.html
December 11, 2014
Sherwin-Williams (SW) announced today that it will supply paint to Lowe’s, the US building-supply retailer, under a program called HGTV Home. Products under that brand will be...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/specialty_chemicals/paints_and_coatings/Sherwin-Williams-to-supply-paint-to-Lowes-under-new-deal_66097.html
December 10, 2014
Rivertop Renewables (Missoula, MT), a specialty chemicals company, has begun construction on a commercial plant at DanChem Technologies’ (DTI) site at Danville, VA. DTI will...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/specialty_chemicals/soap_and_detergents/Renewable-chemical-company-to-build-glucaric-acid-plant_66031.html
December 10, 2014
KMG Chemicals today reported fiscal 2015 first-quarter net income down 12% year-on-year (YOY), to $1.19 million, on sales down 3%, to $90.8 million. Adjusted net income rose 14%, to...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/specialty_chemicals/electronic_chemicals/KMG-Chemicals-earnings-decline-on-lower-sales_66067.html
December 10, 2014
AkzoNobel says a fire at its Battleground facility in La Porte, TX, damaged the building housing its high-purity metallo-organics (HPMO) unit on 9 December. The company has not said whether the fire, which was extinguished within 20 minutes, affected production....
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/specialty_chemicals/catalysts/AkzoNobel-reports-fire-at-Texas-high-purity-metallo-organics-unit_66034.html
December 10, 2014
The European Chemicals Agency (ECHA; Helsinki) has started a 45-day public commenting period on harmonised classification and labelling (CLH) proposals for two biocidal active...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/specialty_chemicals/biocides/ECHA-launches-CLH-consultations-on-two-biocidal-active-substances_66033.html
December 9, 2014
Solvay announces today that it is acquiring Dhaymers (Taboão da Serra, Brazil), a producer of specialty esters, entering the skin care market and expanding its presence in...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/specialty_chemicals/personal_care/Solvay-acquires-specialty-esters-producer-in-Brazil_65987.html
December 4, 2014
The European Chemicals Agency (ECHA; Helsinki) says that it has received an intention for karanal (5-butan-2-yl-2-(2,4-dimethyl-1-cyclohex-3-enyl)-5-methyl-1,3-dioxane) as a substance...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/specialty_chemicals/flavors_and_fragrances/Karanal-to-be-assessed-as-a-potential-SVHC_65861.html
December 3, 2014
Lubrizol is increasing capacity, and investing in infrastructure and efficiency improvements, at its Deer Park, TX additives blending plant to meet specification upgrades for the...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/specialty_chemicals/lubricants/Lubrizol-to-upgrade-engine-oil-blending-facility-in-Texas_65826.html
December 3, 2014
IFF announced today it is expanding its flavors business in Indonesia and Chile, with new facilities in both countries. In Indonesia, the company is doubling the size of an existing...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/specialty_chemicals/flavors_and_fragrances/IFF-expands-flavors-presence-in-Indonesia-and-Chile_65627.html
December 2, 2014
Capital Southwest (Dallas), an investment holding company, today announced plans to split into two publicly-traded entities – one in specialty chemicals and industrial products, and one in finance....
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/specialty_chemicals/lubricants/Investment-firm-Capital-Southwest-to-spin-off-specialty-chemical-assets_65781.html
December 2, 2014
BASF’s refining catalysts business has launched a fluid catalytic cracking (FCC) catalysts testing and research laboratory at a company site at Heidelberg, Germany. The site...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/specialty_chemicals/catalysts/BASF-launches-FCC-catalyst-lab-in-Germany_65776.html
December 2, 2014
Automaker Daimler has signed an agreement with AkzoNobel's performance coatings business to make AkzoNobel one of the approved suppliers of vehicle refinishes to Daimler dealerships...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/specialty_chemicals/paints_and_coatings/AkzoNobel-Daimler-sign-worldwide-coatings-supply-agreement_65775.html
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