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November 7, 2011Dow 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...
November 4, 2011American 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...
October 20, 2011Lonza 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...
August 23, 2011FMC says it agricultural products group has entered into two exclusive agreements covering global development and supply of Chr. Hansen biological products for agricultural and...
May 13, 2011Dow 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...
April 5, 2011Elevance 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....
March 1, 2011Lanxess becomes a leading biocides supplier to the construction market...
February 18, 2011In 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....
February 10, 2011Antimicrobial 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....
September 3, 2010The facilities impacted are located at New Castle, DE; Cheshire, CT; and Conley, GA...