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May 1, 2012
FMC's net income for the first-quarter rose 27% year-on-year, to $119.1 million, on revenues up 18%, to $940.7 million. Earnings totaled $1.71/share. Adjusted earnings totaled...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/specialty_chemicals/biocides/FMC-Net-Income-Rises-27-percent-on-Higher-Prices-Volumes_43148.html
January 25, 2012
In a regulatory initiative that will affect products ranging from rat poison to disinfectants, the European Parliament today approved by a show of hands the proposal for a...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/specialty_chemicals/biocides/EU-to-Tighten-Harmonize-Regulation-on-Biocides_40545.html
December 1, 2011
PolyOne says it will collaborate with Sanitized AG (Burgdorf, Switzerland) to produce polymer solutions for healthcare and medical device applications. PolyOne says the alliance...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/specialty_chemicals/biocides/PolyOne-Forms-Antimicrobial-Alliance_39421.html
November 15, 2011
Other than a handful of earnings reports and the usual small- to medium-sized acquisitions, specialty chemical firms have had a quiet two weeks. Late-reporting specialty firms, for the...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/specialty_chemicals/biocides/Specialties-Snapshot-Nov-3-15_39055.html
November 10, 2011
Lanxess says it has acquired biocides company Verichem (Pittsburgh, PA), and the transaction will close with immediate effect. Financial details of the deal were not disclosed...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/specialty_chemicals/biocides/Lanxess-Acquires-U-S-Biocides-Firm_38969.html
November 7, 2011
Dow AgroSciences says it has produced 2,4-D choline in a commercial scale-up setting. The 2,4-D choline will be used to produce an herbicide sold under the trade name Enlist Duo, which...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/specialty_chemicals/biocides/Dow-AgroSciences-Produces-24-D-Choline_38899.html
November 4, 2011
American Vanguard reported third-quarter net income of $4.6 million, up 28% from the year-ago quarter, on sales up 8%, to $73.8 million. Earnings of 16 cts/diluted share narrowly...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/specialty_chemicals/biocides/American-Vanguards-Earnings-Boosted-by-Higher-Insecticide-Sales_38879.html
October 20, 2011
Lonza has completed its acquisition of Arch Chemicals for $1.4 billion, or $47.20/share. Lonza says it owns more than 90% of Arch’s outstanding shares, and expects to complete...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/specialty_chemicals/biocides/Lonza-Completes-Arch-Deal-Lists-on-Singapore-Stock-Exchange_38430.html
August 23, 2011
FMC says it agricultural products group has entered into two exclusive agreements covering global development and supply of Chr. Hansen biological products for agricultural and...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/specialty_chemicals/biocides/FMC-and-Chr-Hansen-Ink-Biocide-Deals_37078.html
May 13, 2011
Dow Microbial Control says it has opened a customer application center in Melbourne to serve the growing microbial control market in the region, particularly as Australia and New...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/specialty_chemicals/biocides/Dow-Opens-Microbial-Control-Application-Center-in-Melbourne_34853.html
April 5, 2011
Elevance Renewable Sciences (Bolingbrook, IL) says it has signed an memorandum of understanding with International Specialty Products to develop and commercialize renewable waxes and derivatives as biocide carriers for wood plastic composite materials....
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/specialty_chemicals/biocides/Elevance-and-ISP-to-Develop-Renewable-Biocide-Carriers_33969.html
February 18, 2011
In 2011, key BWA launches include antiscalants exhibiting 4-5 times more biodegradeability than industry standards, and a new biocide that is both cheaper and more effective for end users....
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/specialty_chemicals/biocides/BWA-Adds-to-Antiscalants-and-Biocide-Lines_32949.html
February 10, 2011
Antimicrobial ingredients are facing increased regulatory and public scrutiny over concerns that they could be damaging to the environment, disruptive to the human endocrine system, and may encourage drug-resistance....
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/specialty_chemicals/biocides/Antimicrobials-Under-Pressure_32782.html
September 3, 2010
The facilities impacted are located at New Castle, DE; Cheshire, CT; and Conley, GA...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/specialty_chemicals/biocides/Arch-to-Close-Three-R-and-D-Centers_29256.html
June 1, 2010
The report says that, among the larger market size applications, specialty films, printed circuit boards, IC process chemicals, engineering thermoplastics, and construction chemicals will grow fastest....
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/specialty_chemicals/biocides/Specialty-Chemicals-Growth-Estimated-at-3-4-percent-Annually_27102.html
March 25, 2010
Potassium Ferrate is also now available in kilogram quantities, which process developers Ferratec and Battelle hope will drive new uses for the formerly pricey chemical....
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/specialty_chemicals/biocides/New-Production-Process-Slashes-Potassium-Ferrate-Price_25597.html
March 3, 2010
Arch Chemicals says it will incorporate Syngenta's Sporgard fungicide into its biocides for paints, coatings, and other building products....
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/specialty_chemicals/biocides/Arch-to-Use-Syngenta-Fungicide-in-Biocide_25151.html
August 25, 2009
Lanxess India (Thane), a Lanxess subsidiary, says it will expand its manufacturing plant at Madurai, India, in order to more than double the monthly production capacity of its material...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/specialty_chemicals/biocides/Lanxess-to-Expand-Material-Protection-Products-Plant-Capacity-in-India_21033.html
June 15, 2009
The market for biocides was just under $2 billion in 2008, with $130 million used in household, industrial, and institutional cleaning....
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/specialty_chemicals/biocides/Disinfectant-Biocides-Outpace-Overall-Market_19570.html
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