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November 10, 2008International Specialty Products (ISP) and masterbatch producer Kafrit Industries (Tel Aviv) are considering the possibility of jointly developing the use of ISP’s biocides in...
July 29, 2008M&A as well as expansions in emerging regions are fueling investments in the $3 billion-$4 billion global biocides market. Meanwhile, producers are raising prices and some are...
April 7, 2008Dow Biocides, a business unit of Dow, says it will cancel off-list prices for all glutaraldehyde products and grades, effective April 1 or as contracts allow. Global glutaraldehyde is...
April 2, 2008Dow Chemical and Arch Chemicals each have announced plans to expand their respective biocide businesses. The news follows recent announcements by other suppliers, including Lanxess and...
February 25, 2008Biocide suppliers say their financial and technical “burdens” are increasing amid regulatory requirements, including the European Union’s Biocidal Products Directive...
February 14, 2008Arch Chemicals says it will add “incremental capacity” at its Igarassu, Brazil calcium hypochlorite this year. Arch says the additional capacity is needed to meet...
February 8, 2008Dow Biocides, a business unit of Dow Chemical, says it has acquired marketing and registration rights to the biocide 3-iodo-2-propynyl butyl carbonate (IPBC) from Sostram Corp...
December 18, 2007American Vanguard (Newport Beach, CA) says it has acquired the pentachloronitrobenzene fungicide product line from Chemtura’s crop protection business. Financial terms were not...
December 5, 2007Tessenderlo Kerley (TKI; Phoenix), a Tessenderlo Group unit, has acquired DuPont's terbacil herbicide crop protection assets for an undisclosed sum. The terbacil herbicide is sold...
October 15, 2007Regulatory pressures, particularly in North America and Western Europe, and overall rising costs continue to drive consolidation in the $3 billion-$4 billion biocides industry...
July 26, 2007Arch Chemicals says it will discontinue manufacturing its benzisothiazolinone (BIT) biocide molecule and begin sourcing the product from third-party suppliers, to reduce the overall...
July 25, 2007Regulatory pressure, particularly in the European Union (EU), is driving much of the consolidation in the $3-billion global biocides market as both suppliers and blenders reassess...
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