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November 2, 2015Ecolab on Monday reported third quarter net income down 29% year-on-year (YOY), to $257.8 million, on sales down 7%, to $3.45 billion. Adjusted income excluding a charge related to the...
October 29, 2015Sherwin-Williams (SW) today reported third-quarter net income up 14.8% year-on-year (YOY), to $374.5 million, on sales that were roughly flat, at $3.15 billion. Earnings totaled...
October 28, 2015Lubricants maker Quaker Chemical has reported net income down 8.3% year-on-year (YOY), to $14.4 million, or $1.08/share, on net sales down 5%, to $189.2 million. Results declined...
October 28, 2015Dow Corning today announced third quarter net income down 59% year-on-year (YOY), to $72 million, while sales declined 9%, to $1.39 billion. Adjusted net income, excluding a fair value...
October 28, 2015Private equity firm Apollo Management (New York) has closed its acquisition of OM Group’s magnetic technologies, advanced organics and batteries businesses. As part of the...
October 28, 2015Axalta today reported a third-quarter net profit of $35.1 million, compared with a loss of $19.9 million in the year-ago quarter. Sales were down 9.8% year-on-year (YOY), to $1.0...
October 28, 2015Paint coatings company Tikkurila (Helsinki) says it has concluded negotiations with all of its 600 employees in Finland. The negotiations, which began in September, will result in the...
October 27, 2015DuPont's cellulosic ethanol facility at Nevada, IA, is on track to open on 30 October. The facility is expected to produce about 30 million gal/year of cellulosic ethanol using corn...
October 27, 2015Platform Specialty Products (West Palm Beach, FL) says that Daniel Leever, its president, vice chairman, and CEO, will retire as soon as “a suitable successor has been...
October 26, 2015Ineos Oligomers has asked the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (TCEQ) for permission to build a planned 350,000 m.t./year linear alpha-olefins (LAO) plant at parent Ineos’s Chocolate Bayou works in Alvin, TX. Other locations are still under consideration, however....