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March 2, 2016Israel Chemicals Ltd. (ICL; Tel Aviv) says that the company’s ICL Industrial Products segment has sold its Clearon (South Charleston, WV) business unit to Hui Yu Xin American...
February 19, 2016Specialty chemicals maker Vertellus (Indianapolis) says it is focused on organic and inorganic growth in targeted end markets....
December 18, 2015The General Court of the European Union (Luxembourg) has ruled that the European Commission has breached EU law by failing to adopt measures to identify and ban biocidal products with...
October 7, 2015Oilfield chemicals supplier WadeCo Specialties (Midland, TX) says it has acquired Escudero Chemicals (Midland), a supplier of production chemicals and services to oilfields in the Permian and Illinois Basins. WadeCo, which is owned by Hastings Equity Partners, did not release the terms of the deal....
July 1, 2015Ashland has completed the sale of the industrial biocides assets within the Ashland Specialty Ingredients business to Troy Corp. Financial terms have not been disclosed....
May 11, 2015FMC today reported a first-quarter net loss of $48.6 million, compared with a gain of $65.6 million in the year-ago quarter. Revenues declined 13% year-on-year (YOY), to $659.4...
April 28, 2015Ecolab today reported net income up 22% year-on-year (YOY), to $233.4 million, on sales down 1%, to $3.30 billion. Adjusted earnings totaled 80 cts/share, up 8% YOY, but slightly short...
February 4, 2015Regulatory issues, most prominently reform of the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA) and trade barriers, have been key topics of discussion at Informex 2015, held this week in New...
December 10, 2014The European Chemicals Agency (ECHA; Helsinki) has started a 45-day public commenting period on harmonised classification and labelling (CLH) proposals for two biocidal active...
December 1, 2014Lubrizol today agreed to acquire Weatherford’s oilfield chemicals business and its drilling fluids business for $825 million, including a $75 million performance-based cash...