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December 17, 2015
AkzoNobel today announced that it has started operations at a new facility for packaging inks at its site at Songjiang, China. The plant, located at the company's biggest site for...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/specialty_chemicals/paints_and_coatings/AkzoNobel-starts-up-packaging-inks-facility-in-China_75901.html
December 16, 2015
Bostik, a subsidiary of Arkema, has expanded production at its site at Monterrey, Mexico, by opening a production plant for hot-melt pressure sensitive adhesives (HMPSA), the company...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/specialty_chemicals/adhesives_and_sealants/Arkemas-Bostik-completes-adhesives-expansion-in-Mexico_75875.html
December 15, 2015
Ashland has agreed to acquire OCH International (Portland, OR), which operates and franchises a total of 89 quick-lube stores across six US states. The acquisition is expected to be...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/specialty_chemicals/lubricants/Ashland-to-acquire-quick-lube-franchise-in-the-US-in-preparation-for-Valvoline-spin-out_75839.html
December 14, 2015
Flavors and fine ingredients company Frutarom Industries (Haifa, Israel) says it is acquiring Wiberg (Salzburg, Austria) for $130.4 million. Wiberg is a producer of savory flavors with...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/specialty_chemicals/flavors_and_fragrances/Frutarom-makes-yet-another-acquisition_75824.html
December 9, 2015
Dow Chemical expects to finish debottlenecking the production of glycidyl methacrylate at its Freeport, TX, facility in the second quarter of 2016....
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/specialty_chemicals/paints_and_coatings/Dow-to-complete-glycidyl-methacrylate-expansion-in-second-quarter-2016_75721.html
December 9, 2015
PolyOne on Wednesday announced it has acquired Magenta Master Fibers, a maker of solid color concentrates for fiber applications, from BASF for $22 million. The deal is expected to add...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/specialty_chemicals/printinginks/PolyOne-acquires-Magenta-Master-Fibers-from-BASF_75719.html
December 9, 2015
Flavors and fine ingredients company Frutarom Industries (Haifa, Israel) says that it has acquired Hong Kong-based companies Inventive Technology and Prowin International, collectively...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/specialty_chemicals/flavors_and_fragrances/Frutarom-acquires-Hong-Kong-based-flavors-company_75710.html
December 7, 2015
The European Chemicals Agency (ECHA; Helsinki) has concluded that the socio-economic benefits of restricting the use of bisphenol A (BPA) in thermal paper are unlikely to be higher...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/specialty_chemicals/paper_chemicals/ECHA-completes-evaluation-of-proposal-to-restrict-use-of-BPA-in-thermal-paper_75666.html
December 7, 2015
Bostik (Wauwatosa, WI), an Arkema company, has opened a new plant in Dallas that will produce ceramic tile adhesive and floor preparation products based on the company’s polymer modified binder (PMB) technology platform....
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/specialty_chemicals/adhesives_and_sealants/Bostik-opens-plant-in-Dallas_75655.html
December 4, 2015
Axalta set financial targets for 2016 at an investor day in New York on Friday. The company is aiming to grow sales 4–6% on a constant-currency basis and an adjusted Ebitda...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/specialty_chemicals/paints_and_coatings/Axalta-sets-targets-for-2016_75645.html
December 2, 2015
Univar says it has acquired Weavertown Environmental Group (WEG; Carnegie, PA), a supplier of environmental and facilities maintenance products and services. The company has 210...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/specialty_chemicals/water_treatment/Univar-acquires-Weavertown-Environmental-Group_75546.html
December 1, 2015
Platform Specialty Products’s $2.3-billion acquisition of Alent plc (Woking, UK), an electronic chemicals maker, closed today. In conjunction with the close, Platform will issue...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/specialty_chemicals/electronic_chemicals/Platforms-acquisition-of-Alent-closes_75537.html
December 1, 2015
The market for the four primary chemical materials used in thin-film transistor (TFT) liquid crystal display (LCD) production will reach $1.6 billion this year, according to a new study from IHS, Display Chemicals Report – 2015. Revenue from sales of etchant alone will reach $850 million, says IHS....
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/specialty_chemicals/electronic_chemicals/TFT-LCD-production-to-consume-$850-million-in-etchant-this-year-says-IHS_75534.html
December 1, 2015
Jacobs Engineering said on Tuesday that it has received a contract from Asian Paints (APL) to provide engineering services for a greenfield paints plant in India. Under the terms of...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/specialty_chemicals/paints_and_coatings/Jacobs-awarded-paints-plant-contract-by-Asian-Paints-in-India_75514.html
December 1, 2015
AkzoNobel has opened a $10-million coatings research and development (R&D) center in Strongsville, OH. The center will work with the company’s coil, extrusion and packaging...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/specialty_chemicals/paints_and_coatings/AzkoNobel-opens-R-and-D-center-in-United-States_75525.html
November 25, 2015
The European Parliament has voted in a resolution against a proposal for recycling plastics containing diethylhexyl phthalate (DEHP). The European Commission, the executive branch of...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/specialty_chemicals/plastic_additives/European-Parliament-rejects-proposal-to-allow-recycling-of-plastics-containing-DEHP_75456.html
November 24, 2015
Valspar today reported fiscal fourth-quarter net income down 5% year-on-year (YOY), to $102.4 million, on sales down 9%, to $1.15 billion. Volumes declined 2% YOY during the quarter...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/specialty_chemicals/paints_and_coatings/Valspar-earnings-fall-on-lower-sales-but-beat-estimates_75443.html
November 24, 2015
Sinarmas Cepsa (SCPL; Singapore), a joint venture between Golden Agri-Resources (GAR) and Cepsa Química, through its new subsidiary Sinarmas Cepsa Deutschland, has entered into...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/specialty_chemicals/surfactants/Cepsa-and-Sinarmas-acquire-sulfonation-plant-in-Germany_75440.html
November 23, 2015
 Solvay has opened a vanillin manufacturing facility at Zhenjiang’s City, Jiangsu Province, China; boosting its vanillin production capacities by 40%, the company announced...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/specialty_chemicals/food_additives/Solvay-opens-vanillin-production-facility-in-China_75415.html
November 23, 2015
The Japan Bank for International Cooperation (JBIC; Tokyo) signed a loan agreement amounting up to $500,000 with Sun Ace Brasil Industria Quimica e Comercio (Sabi; Sumare, Brazil), the...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/specialty_chemicals/plastic_additives/Japanese-banks-to-finance-Sun-Ace-PVC-stabilizer-production-facility-in-Brazil_75413.html
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