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November 18, 2015
Chemtura chairman and CEO Craig Rogerson tells CW that the company expects to maintain improvements in margins and earnings into 2016, even as the company remains on the hunt for a...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/specialty_chemicals/lubricants/Chemtura-sees-solid-year-ahead-still-looking-for-transformational-deal_75314.html
November 17, 2015
U.S. Water (St. Michael, MN) has announced that it will acquire A and W Technologies (Dunwoody, GA), a provider of water treatment chemicals and related services in the US southeast...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/specialty_chemicals/water_treatment/U-S-Water-to-acquire-water-treatment-firm-in-Georgia_75279.html
November 11, 2015
Frutarom Industries (Herzliya, Israel) announced on Wednesday that it has agreed to purchase 75% of the share capital AMCO (Warsaw) for $20.7 million. The purchase agreement includes...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/specialty_chemicals/flavors_and_fragrances/Frutarom-acquires-Polish-flavors-firm-AMCO_75166.html
November 11, 2015
Platform Specialty Products today reported a net loss of $122.3 million, due mostly to higher interest expenses and negative currency impacts, compared with net income of $11.9 million...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/specialty_chemicals/electronic_chemicals/Platform-Specialty-Products-swings-to-loss_75175.html
November 10, 2015
Flavors and fragrances firm Symrise (Holzminden, Germany) has posted sales of €1.98 billion ($2.13 billion) for the first nine months of 2015, an increase of 29% year-on-year...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/specialty_chemicals/flavors_and_fragrances/Symrise-hits-all-time-highs-Sales-profit-skyrocket_75127.html
November 10, 2015
BASF said on Tuesday that it plans to restructure its paper, water, oilfield, and mining businesses, which form part of the performance chemicals division, effective 1 January 2016...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/specialty_chemicals/paper_chemicals/BASF-to-restructure-paper-water-and-oilfield-operations-cut-jobs_75125.html
November 9, 2015
Oxiteno (São Paolo) intends to build a $113 million, 170,000 m.t./year ethoxylation unit at its site in Pasadena, TX, more than doubling the original planned capacity. The company hopes to begin construction by the second quarter of 2016, with start-up to come in the fourth quarter of 2017. João Parolín, CEO, says the investment is part of a long-term plan to turn the Pasadena site into a large, integrated production facility capable of supplying the range of Oxiteno’s technology to the North American market....
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/specialty_chemicals/personal_care/Oxiteno-to-build-$113-million-170000-m-t-year-ethoxylation-plant-at-Pasadena-TX_75113.html
November 6, 2015
Ineos’s application for permission to build a world-scale high-viscosity polyalphaolefin (PAO) unit at La Porte, TX, has received preliminary approval, according to a notice issued by the Texas Commision on Environmental Quality (TCEQ) on 2 November....
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/specialty_chemicals/lubricants/TCEQ-gives-Ineos-PAO-project-at-La-Porte-TX-preliminary-approval_75071.html
November 6, 2015
BASF has signed an exclusive agreement with Pochteca, a Mexican based raw materials supplier, for the distribution of its water solutions portfolio throughout Mexico and Central...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/specialty_chemicals/water_treatment/BASF-signs-water-treatment-chemicals-distribution-deal-with-Mexican-firm_75060.html
November 5, 2015
Albemarle has reported third-quarter net income down 10.1% year-on-year (YOY), to $65.4 million, on sales up 40.9%, to $905.1 million. Adjusted earnings, excluding costs related to the...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/specialty_chemicals/catalysts/Albemarle-earnings-hit-by-currency-some-volume-declines-sells-metal-sulfides-business_74993.html
November 5, 2015
Calgon Carbon has reported net income down 0.8% year-on-year (YOY), to $12.1 million, on sales down 3.2%, to $133.0 million. Earnings totaled 23 cts/share, slightly short of...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/specialty_chemicals/water_treatment/Calgon-Carbon-falls-short-of-estimates-on-lower-sales_74998.html
November 5, 2015
Paints and coatings company Tikkurila (Helsinki) has reported a decrease in revenue of 6.5% year-on-year (YOY) in third-quarter 2015 to €168.0 million ($183.4 million), compared...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/specialty_chemicals/paints_and_coatings/Tikkurila-sees-sales-profit-fall-guidance-remains-intact_74987.html
November 4, 2015
Platform Specialty Products has issued $500 million in senior bonds due 2021, with the proceeds going to fund the $2.3-billion acquisition of Alent plc (Woking UK). The bonds carry an...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/specialty_chemicals/electronic_chemicals/Platform-Specialty-Products-issues-debt-to-fund-Alent-deal_74958.html
November 3, 2015
Ashland has reported a fiscal fourth-quarter net loss from continuing operations of $59 million, or 88 cts/share, on sales down 17% year-on-year (YOY), to $1.28 billion. This compared...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/specialty_chemicals/lubricants/Ashland-beats-estimates-despite-volume-declines_74953.html
November 2, 2015
BASF has completed the previously announced sale its global paper hydrous kaolin (PHK) business to Imerys (Paris). Under a tolling agreement of limited duration, BASF will continue to...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/specialty_chemicals/paper_chemicals/BASF-completes-sale-of-PHK-business-to-Imerys_74892.html
November 2, 2015
Ecolab 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...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/specialty_chemicals/water_treatment/Ecolab-matches-estimates-despite-currency-impact-weakness-in-energy-business_74890.html
October 29, 2015
Sherwin-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...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/specialty_chemicals/paints_and_coatings/Sherwin-Williams-beats-estimates-on-higher-volumes-sales-flat-on-currency_74780.html
October 28, 2015
Lubricants 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...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/specialty_chemicals/lubricants/Quaker-Chemical-earnings-fall-on-currency-impacts_74756.html
October 28, 2015
Dow 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...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/specialty_chemicals/electronic_chemicals/Dow-Corning-results-down-on-strong-dollar-Hemlock-order-patterns_74735.html
October 28, 2015
Private 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...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/specialty_chemicals/electronic_chemicals/OM-Group-sale-to-Apollo-Platform-closes-Apollo-names-new-CEO_74733.html
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