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May 9, 2014
AkzoNobel's Imperatriz Chemical Island at Imperatriz, Brazil, has become operational and started supplying the Suzano Maranhão pulp mill, in the northern part of the country...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/specialty_chemicals/paper_chemicals/AkzoNobel-chemical-island-starts-up-in-Brazil-to-supply-pulp-industry_60965.html
May 8, 2014
FRX Polymers (Chelmsford MA) has closed its series-C financing round at $20 million, the company has announced. The financing was led by the Flemish investment company, PMV (Brussels)...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/specialty_chemicals/plastic_additives/Green-flame-retardant-start-up-closes-$20-million-series-C-financing-round_60895.html
May 8, 2014
Paints and coatings company Tikkurila (Helsinki) says that its revenue for the first quarter of 2014 increased to €141.5 million ($196.8 million), compared with €138.4...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/specialty_chemicals/paints_and_coatings/Tikkurila-sales-increase-by-2-2-percent-in-first-quarter-2014-Ebit-jumps-28-5-percent-YOY_60898.html
May 7, 2014
Balchem says it has completed the acquisition of SensoryEffects, a maker of food ingredients, for $567 million. The deal was announced in early April. SensoryEffects will maintain its...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/specialty_chemicals/food_additives/Balchem-closes-acquisition-of-SensoryEffects_60887.html
May 7, 2014
Rockwood today reported first-quarter net income of $21.7 million, more than double that of the year-ago quarter. Net sales totaled $354.5 million, up 5.2% year-on-year (YOY). Adjusted...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/specialty_chemicals/electronic_chemicals/Rockwood-earnings-rise-on-solid-surface-treatment-results_60863.html
May 7, 2014
Innospec has reported first-quarter net income down 6% year-on-year (YOY), to $16.9 million, on sales up 11%, to $220.7 million. Adjusted earnings, excluding some foreign currency and...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/specialty_chemicals/lubricants/Innospec-earnings-fall-despite-rising-sales_60864.html
May 7, 2014
Symrise (Holzminden, Germany) says it increased sales in the first quarter of 2014 of €470 million ($654 million) compared with €458 million in the year-ago quarter, or 2.6%...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/specialty_chemicals/flavors_and_fragrances/Symrise-sales-up-2-6-percent-in-first-quarter-Ebitda-rises-by-9-0-percent_60854.html
May 7, 2014
BASF has doubled capacity of its non-phthalate plasticizer at Ludwigshafen, the company announced today. The company increased capacity for its Hexamoll Dinch–branded plasticizer...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/specialty_chemicals/plastic_additives/BASF-doubles-non-phthalate-plasticizer-capacity-at-Ludwigshafen_60849.html
May 6, 2014
FMC today reported first-quarter net income down by about half year-on-year (YOY), to $65.6 million, or 49 cts/share, on revenues up 3%, to $942 million. Earnings excluded some charges...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/specialty_chemicals/biocides/FMC-earnings-fall-as-ag-results-hit-by-bad-weather_60841.html
May 6, 2014
Kemira says it has completed the acquisition of BASF's worldwide AKD emulsions business. The deal was announced in late February. Financial terms of the transaction have not been...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/specialty_chemicals/paper_chemicals/Kemira-completes-purchase-of-BASFs-AKD-emulsions-business_60837.html
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
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