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January 26, 2015
Ashland today reported fiscal first-quarter net income from continuing operations down 55% year-on-year (YOY), to $40 million, or 57 cts/share, on sales that were roughly flat at $1.4...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/specialty_chemicals/adhesives_and_sealants/Ashland-earnings-fall-on-elastomers-sale-charge-but-beat-estimates_67226.html
January 26, 2015
BASF has increased its production capacities for vitamin A by 25% by expanding a plant at Ludwigshafen. BASF has not disclosed capacity figures or the size of the investment. The...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/specialty_chemicals/food_additives/BASF-completes-vitamin-A-expansion-at-Ludwigshafen_67205.html
January 23, 2015
Hardide Coatings (Bicester, UK), a maker of industrial surface coatings, is investing $7.0 million to build a new plant at an enterprise zone in Martinsville, VA. The company has...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/specialty_chemicals/paints_and_coatings/Hardide-Coatings-to-build-plant-in-Virginia_67174.html
January 23, 2015
Clariant said today that it is acquiring a 30% stake in the health- and personal-care business of Beraca (São Paulo), a leading provider of natural and organic ingredients, with...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/specialty_chemicals/personal_care/Clariant-acquires-stake-in-Brazilian-health-and-personal-care-firm-Beraca_67161.html
January 20, 2015
The Port Authority of Antwerp, in a review of chemicals-related investments, says that LBC Tank Terminals (Mechelen, Belgium) has added storage capacity at the port, allowing bunker...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/specialty_chemicals/adhesives_and_sealants/Port-of-Antwerp-updates-on-storage-production-projects_67001.html
January 20, 2015
Latest figures from the British Coatings Federation (BCF; Leatherhead, UK) show that for the second consecutive year, paint sales have outperformed GDP, increasing 5.0% in volume...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/specialty_chemicals/paints_and_coatings/UK-paint-sales-outperform-the-economy-for-second-year_66998.html
January 15, 2015
H.B. Fuller last night reported fiscal fourth-quarter net income down by nearly half year-on-year (YOY), to $10.8 million, or 21 cts/share, on revenues up 2.7%, to $547.7 million...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/specialty_chemicals/adhesives_and_sealants/H-B-Fuller-earnings-fall-despite-higher-sales_66858.html
January 15, 2015
PPG Industries today reported fourth-quarter net income from continuing operations of $86 million, or 62 cts/share, down 64% year-on-year (YOY), on sales up 6%, to $3.71 billion. A...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/specialty_chemicals/paints_and_coatings/PPG-beats-estimates-on-solid-volumes_66855.html
January 12, 2015
Axalta and Shanghai Kinlita Chemical have signed a joint-venture agreement aimed at producing and selling coatings into China’s commercial truck market. Financial details of the...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/specialty_chemicals/paints_and_coatings/Axalta-enters-into-truck-coatings-joint-venture-in-China_66765.html
January 9, 2015
Arsenal Capital’s Royal Adhesives (South Bend, IN) has purchased the assets of Advanced Polymers International (API; Syracuse, NY) from Paper Conversions, Inc. (Syracuse) for an...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/specialty_chemicals/adhesives_and_sealants/Royal-Adhesives-buys-label-adhesive-maker_66720.html
January 8, 2015
MeadWestvaco (MWV) says it plans a tax-free spin-off of its specialty chemicals business, a maker of pine chemical derivatives for printing inks, adhesives, and asphalt paving, among...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/specialty_chemicals/adhesives_and_sealants/MeadWestvaco-to-spin-off-specialty-chemicals-business_66649.html
January 7, 2015
RPM today reported fiscal second-quarter net income of $69.8 million, up 9.8% year-on-year (YOY), on sales that were flat at $1.07 billion. Earnings totaled 52 cts/share, missing...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/specialty_chemicals/paints_and_coatings/RPM-misses-estimates-cuts-guidance-despite-rising-income_66617.html
January 6, 2015
Evonik Industries named Tammo Boinowitz head of personal care, effective 1 January, the company says. He succeeds Deitmar Moll, who Evonik says is moving into a new role involving...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/specialty_chemicals/personal_care/Evonik-names-new-personal-care-chief_66589.html
December 23, 2014
H.B. Fuller has agreed to acquire Continental Products Limited (Nairobi), an industrial adhesives maker active in eastern and central Africa, for an undisclosed sum. Continental...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/specialty_chemicals/adhesives_and_sealants/H-B-Fuller-acquires-adhesives-firm-in-Africa_66435.html
December 23, 2014
Procter & Gamble (P&G) said on Monday that it has agreed to sell its Camay and Zest soap brands along with transferring a manufacturing facility in Mexico to Unilever for an...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/specialty_chemicals/soap_and_detergents/Procter-and-Gamble-sells-Camay-and-Zest-brands-to-Unilever_66421.html
December 19, 2014
PPG Industries says it has entered into exclusive negotiations to acquire Revocoat (Saint-Just-en-Chaussée, France), a maker of sealants, adhesives, and dampers for the...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/specialty_chemicals/adhesives_and_sealants/PPG-to-acquire-automotive-materials-supplier_66369.html
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
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