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May 6, 2014
US Water Services (St. Michael, MN) has acquired Water Chemical Service (Waterchem; Aberdeen, MD), a maker of pathogen control products, for an undisclosed sum, the company says. The...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/specialty_chemicals/water_treatment/US-Water-Services-acquires-treatment-firm-in-Mid-Atlantic_60826.html
May 6, 2014
International Flavors & Fragrances (IFF) today reported first-quarter net income up 18% year-on-year (YOY), to $106.7 million or $1.30/share, on sales up 6%, to $770 million...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/specialty_chemicals/flavors_and_fragrances/IFF-earnings-beat-estimates-on-strong-sales_60825.html
May 2, 2014
Niagara Fiber, which is owned by private equity firm Arsenal Capital (New York), has announced it will acquire Allied Blending & Ingredients (ABI; Keokuk, IA), a maker of fiber and...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/specialty_chemicals/food_additives/Arsenals-Niagara-Fiber-acquires-Allied-Blending_60768.html
May 2, 2014
The European Chemicals Agency (ECHA; Helsinki) has announced that amendments to the the Biocidal Products Regulation (BPR) have now come into force. The objective of the amendments is...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/specialty_chemicals/biocides/Amendments-to-biocidal-products-regulation-enter-into-force_60728.html
May 1, 2014
TPC Group (Houston) says its board has approved funds to proceed with the engineering of a third production unit for highly reactive polyisobutylenes. The  capacity will address increased demand spurred by changes in lubricating oil standards....
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/specialty_chemicals/lubricants/TPC-moves-forward-on-design-of-third-polyisobutylene-unit_60751.html
May 1, 2014
PolyOne today reported first-quarter net income of $29.4 million, or 31 cts/share, up 93.4% year-on-year (YOY), on sales up 25%, to $1 billion. Adjusted earnings totaled 44 cts/share...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/specialty_chemicals/plastic_additives/PolyOne-earnings-rise-on-Spartech-synergies_60736.html
April 30, 2014
Ashland today reported a net loss from continuing operations of $61 million, or 78 cts/share, compared with a net gain of $48 million in the year-ago quarter, on sales that were flat...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/specialty_chemicals/adhesives_and_sealants/Ashland-swings-to-loss-on-restructuring-charges-adjusted-earnings-flat-YOY_60712.html
April 30, 2014
Indian specialty chemicals maker Artek Surfin (Mumbai) announced today that it has completed its acquisition of 100% of Galata Chemicals, the former PVC additives business of Chemtura...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/specialty_chemicals/plastic_additives/Artek-Surfin-completes-Galata-Chemicals-buyout_60710.html
April 30, 2014
Chemtura today reported net earnings of $10 million, compared with a net loss of $18 million in the year-ago quarter, on sales up 5% year-on-year (YOY), to $556 million. Adjusted...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/specialty_chemicals/electronic_chemicals/Chemtura-misses-estimates-on-weakness-in-bromine-and-organometallics_60708.html
April 29, 2014
Lubricants maker Quaker Chemical today reported first-quarter net income down tk% year-on-year (YOY), to $12.7 million, or 96 cts/share, on sales up 3%, to $181.7 million. Net income...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/specialty_chemicals/lubricants/Quaker-Chemical-earnings-fall-on-tax-impact_60679.html
April 29, 2014
SunEdison, formerly MEMC electronic materials, announced today that it has closed construction financing, underwritten by Deutsche Bank (New York), for its solar power project in Kern...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/specialty_chemicals/electronic_chemicals/SunEdison-closes-on-financing-for-California-solar-project_60668.html
April 29, 2014
Stepan today reported first-quarter earnings down 32% year-on-year, to $13 million, on sales up 5%, to $477 million. Excluding deferred compensation, adjusted earnings totaled $12.8...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/specialty_chemicals/surfactants/Stepan-earnings-hit-hard-by-winter-weather_60665.html
April 28, 2014
Ecolab today reported net income up 20% year-on-year (YOY), to $191 million, on sales up 16%, to $3.34 billion. Adjusted earnings, excluding restructuring and other charges, rose 23%...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/specialty_chemicals/water_treatment/Ecolab-earnings-match-estimates-on-strong-sales_60633.html
April 24, 2014
Ashland chairman and CEO James O’Brien will retire at the end of this year, the company says. O’Brien became CEO at Ashland in 2002 and oversaw two major acquisitions...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/specialty_chemicals/adhesives_and_sealants/Ashland-CEO-to-retire_60461.html
April 24, 2014
3M today reported first quarter net income of $1.21 billion, up 7.1% year-on-year (YOY), on sales of $7.83 billion, up 2.6%. Earnings totaled $1.79/share, slightly short of...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/specialty_chemicals/adhesives_and_sealants/3M-earnings-rise-but-fall-short-of-estimates_60541.html
April 23, 2014
Ferro today reported first-quarter net income of $17.2 million, compared with $883,000 in the year-ago quarter. Adjusted earnings totaled 19 cts/share, nearly double the year-ago...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/specialty_chemicals/paints_and_coatings/Ferro-beats-estimates-raises-full-year-guidance_60510.html
April 23, 2014
Milliken (Spartanburg, SC) announced today that it is building new capacity for a clarifying agent for polypropylene (PP) at Blacksburg, SC. The new capacity will be onstream in 2015...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/specialty_chemicals/plastic_additives/Milliken-to-increase-capacity-for-PP-clarifier_60492.html
April 21, 2014
India’s largest paints company Asian Paints (Mumbai) has informed the Bombay Stock Exchange (Mumbai) that it has signed an agreement with the shareholders of Kadisco Chemical...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/specialty_chemicals/paints_and_coatings/Asian-Paints-to-acquire-majority-stake-in-Ethiopias-Kadisco-Chemical_60352.html
April 17, 2014
Sherwin-Williams (SW) has reported first-quarter net income down 0.6% year-on-year (YOY), to $115.5 million, on sales up 9.2%, to $2.37 billion. Earnings totaled $1.14/share, including...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/specialty_chemicals/paints_and_coatings/Sherwin-Williams-beats-estimates-on-sales-increase_60367.html
April 17, 2014
PPG today reported net income from continuing operations up 45% year-on-year (YOY), to $277 million, on sales from continuing operations up 17%, to $3.6 billion. Adjusted earnings...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/specialty_chemicals/paints_and_coatings/PPG-earnings-beat-estimates-on-higher-volumes_60366.html
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