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July 16, 2013
The European Chemicals Agency (ECHA; Helsinki) has published two new guidance documents concerning biocides, the agency announced today. The documents are applicable from 1 September...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/specialty_chemicals/water_treatment/ECHA-publishes-two-new-guidance-documents-concerning-biocides_53664.html
July 16, 2013
Michelman (Cincinnati) has acquired Ecronova Polymer (Recklinghausen, Germany), a manufacturer of water-based polymers used in the production of paints and lacquers. Financial terms...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/specialty_chemicals/paints_and_coatings/Michelman-acquires-water-based-polymer-firm-in-Germany_53673.html
July 15, 2013
Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL; Lausanne, Switzerland) and Technion (Kesalsaba, Israel) researchers have identified nanostructures able to produce...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/specialty_chemicals/electronic_chemicals/Researchers-identify-nanostructures-for-producing-hydrogen-via-solar-power_53638.html
July 12, 2013
Less Common Metals Ltd. (LCM; Ellesmere Port, UK), a subsidiary of Great Western Minerals Group (GWMG; Saskatoon, SK), a manufacturer and supplier of rare earth–based metal...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/specialty_chemicals/electronic_chemicals/UK-based-company-produces-neodymium-metal-from-oxide-via-electrolytic-reduction-process_53597.html
July 11, 2013
The European Union today adopted modified rules on cosmetics, strengthening safety standards and providing better information for consumers, the European Commission says. Cosmetics...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/specialty_chemicals/flavors_and_fragrances/New-EU-rules-aim-to-put-safer-cosmetics-on-shelves_53523.html
July 11, 2013
Medallion Resources (Vancouver) has signed a non-binding memorandum of understanding (MOU) with Arab Mining Co. (Amman), a Pan-Arab mining-industry investment firm. The MOU provides...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/specialty_chemicals/electronic_chemicals/Canadas-Medallion-Resources-and-Arab-Mining-sign-deal-to-explore-rare-earth-processing-JV-in-Oman_53524.html
July 5, 2013
Pulcra Chemicals (Geretsried, Germany) says it has acquired BASF's Skintex business. The Skintex range was originally developed by scientists from the Henkel and former Cognis textile...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/specialty_chemicals/personal_care/Pulcra-Chemicals-buys-Skintex-from-BASF_53407.html
July 4, 2013
Green Biologics (Abingdon, UK), an industrial biotechnology company, and Easy Energy Systems (Welcome, MN), a producer of cellulosic ethanol from waste paper, have entered into an...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/specialty_chemicals/adhesives_and_sealants/Green-Biologics-Easy-Energy-Systems-to-produce-biobased-n-butanol-and-acetone_53385.html
July 4, 2013
Lanxess has opened its first production facility in Russia, the company says. Lanxess subsidiary Rhein Chemie is manufacturing polymer-bound rubber additives at the plant, located at...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/specialty_chemicals/rubber_processing_chemicals/Lanxess-opens-first-production-plant-in-Russia_53386.html
July 4, 2013
 Chr. Hansen (Hørsholm, Denmark) has announced changes in its commercial organization’s regional structure to align geographies and to provide a stronger strategic...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/specialty_chemicals/flavors_and_fragrances/Chr-Hansen-shuffles-organization-lowers-full-year-forecast_53389.html
July 2, 2013
Sun Chemical announced it has invested $5 million in a new flexographic printing plate manufacturing facility at Concord, CA. The 25,000 sq/ft facility, which opens on 15 July, houses...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/specialty_chemicals/printinginks/Sun-Chemical-invests-in-new-printing-plate-facility-in-California_53338.html
July 2, 2013
China has set its rare earth export quota for the second half of 2013 at 15,500 m.t., including 13,821 m.t.of light rare earth metals and 1,679 m.t for heavy rare earth metals...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/specialty_chemicals/electronic_chemicals/Reports-China-sets-rare-earths-export-quota-for-the-second-half-of-2013_53331.html
July 1, 2013
Avery Dennison announced today that it has completed the sale of its office and consumer products and designed and engineered solutions businesses to CCL Industries (Toronto) for $500...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/specialty_chemicals/adhesives_and_sealants/Avery-Dennison-completes-office-business-sale-for-$500-million_53302.html
July 1, 2013
Orocobre (Brisbane, Australia) has decided to relocate its borax chemicals plant at Campo Quijano, Argentina, to the company's Tincalayu, Argentina mine site, the company announced...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/specialty_chemicals/food_additives/Australias-Orocobre-to-relocate-Argentina-borax-chemicals-plant_53291.html
June 28, 2013
OSHA announced this week a National Emphasis Program (NEP) to protect workers from the serious health effects of occupational exposure to isocyanates. OSHA, through the NEP, ...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/specialty_chemicals/paints_and_coatings/OSHA-launches-program-to-protect-workers-from-health-effects-of-exposure-to-isocyanates_53201.html
June 28, 2013
Lanxess says it is streamlining its production network and portfolio for its rubber chemicals business unit, and a central element is the bundling of production processes for...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/specialty_chemicals/rubber_processing_chemicals/Lanxess-restructures-rubber-chemicals-production-network-to-close-site-and-cut-jobs_53193.html
June 27, 2013
H.B. Fuller’s fiscal second-quarter net income rose more than five-fold, to $25.9 million, or 51 cts/share, on revenue down 1.5% year-on-year (YOY), to $519 million. Adjusted...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/specialty_chemicals/adhesives_and_sealants/H-B-Fuller-earnings-rise-on-higher-margins_53190.html
June 27, 2013
Formosa Plastics' and Mitsui Chemicals' previously announced joint venture to produce electrolyte solution at Formosa’s Ningbo, China site, has been approved, according to a...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/specialty_chemicals/electronic_chemicals/Mitsui-Chemicals-Formosa-Plastics-electrolyte-jv-gets-green-light-from-Taiwans-Fair-Trade-Commission_53175.html
June 27, 2013
Omnova’s fiscal second-quarter net income declined 58.6% year-on-year (YOY), to $2.9 million, on sales down 11.9%, to $270.8 million. Adjusted earnings from continuing...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/specialty_chemicals/paints_and_coatings/Omnova-beats-estimates-despite-net-income-decline_53178.html
June 27, 2013
The European Commission has verified a health claim for alpha-cyclodextrin in an assessment report, Wacker-Chemie says in a press release. The commission report confirms that...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/specialty_chemicals/food_additives/European-Commission-verifies-health-claim-for-alpha-cyclodextrin_53133.html
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