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February 3, 2016
Johnson Matthey (London) has reported sales of £736 million ($1.06 billion) for the third quarter of 2015, up 3% year-on-year for continuing businesses. The company states that...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/specialty_chemicals/catalysts/Johnson-Matthey-reports-sales-rose-in-difficult-conditions_76916.html
January 20, 2016
W.R. Grace said today it expects full-year 2015 sales to total $3.05 billion, with 2015 sales for GCP Applied Technologies to total $1.42 billion. GCP is Grace’s former...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/specialty_chemicals/catalysts/Grace-outlook-calls-for-lower-full-year-sales-in-2015_76577.html
November 19, 2015
Johnson Matthey has reported a sales increase of 5% for the six months to 30 September, to £5.755 billion ($8.754 billion). Underlying profit before tax (PBT) decreased by 4%, to...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/specialty_chemicals/catalysts/Johnson-Matthey-reports-increase-in-sales-fall-in-profit-in-first-half_75320.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
October 22, 2015
W.R. Grace reports an 81.2% year-on-year (YOY) decline in third-quarter net income, to $14.1 million, on lower volumes and unfavorable currency translation in its catalyst and...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/specialty_chemicals/catalysts/Grace-beats-estimates-raises-outlook_74554.html
August 25, 2015
Albemarle is planning to move its corporate headquarters and performance chemicals business operations to Charlotte, NC, from Baton Rouge, LA, as of June 2016. The company’s...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/specialty_chemicals/catalysts/Albemarle-to-move-corporate-headquarters-to-Charlotte-NC_73161.html
July 14, 2015
Albemarle will cease production of n-butyllithium at New Johnsonville, TN, by the first quarter of 2016 and shift production to existing plants in Germany and Taiwan. The New Johnsonville facility will continue to manufacture some specialty lithium products, says the company. The facility will support blending operations for customers in North America....
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/specialty_chemicals/catalysts/Albemarle-to-consolidate-butyllithium-production-in-Germany-Taiwan_72122.html
May 18, 2015
Advanced Refining Technologies (ART), a 50-50 joint venture between W.R. Grace and Chevron,  has announced plans to build a world-class hydroprocessing catalysts (HPCs) plant in...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/specialty_chemicals/catalysts/Grace-joint-venture-plans-$135-million-HPC-plant_70468.html
May 7, 2015
Albemarle has reported first-quarter net income down 24% year-on-year (YOY), to $43.1 million, or 40 cts/share, on sales up 47%, to $884.4 million. Sales rose due to the inclusion of...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/specialty_chemicals/catalysts/Albemarle-earnings-rise-but-sales-take-hit-from-currency_70170.html
April 16, 2015
Albemarle says a catalyst research collaboration with Utrecht University and Stanford University has yielded to an innovative, new method for observing fluid catalytic cracking (FCC)...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/specialty_chemicals/catalysts/Albemarle-university-researchers-report-FCC-catalyst-imaging-breakthrough_69525.html
March 18, 2015
Ningbo Haiyue New Material's (Ningbo, China) plant at Ningbo has become the first propane dehydrogenation (PDH) plant to operate using Clariant's heat-generating material (HGM) for...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/specialty_chemicals/catalysts/Performance-of-China-PDH-plant-improved-by-Clariant-catalyst_68660.html
March 4, 2015
Rennovia (Santa Clara, CA) and Johnson Matthey have entered into a joint agreement for the co-development and manufacture of catalysts to be used in the scale-up and commercialization...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/specialty_chemicals/catalysts/Rennovia-Johnson-Matthey-to-co-develop-and-manufacture-catalysts-for-biobased-adipic-acid-process_68297.html
February 25, 2015
Chemtura today reported fourth-quarter adjusted net earnings from continuing operations of $8 million, or 10 cts/share, down 50% year-on-year (YOY), on net sales down 14%, to $467...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/specialty_chemicals/catalysts/Chemtura-beats-estimates-despite-lower-sales_68105.html
February 23, 2015
BASF says that it has completed installing and starting up high-performance milling and decanning equipment at the company's Cinderford, UK, precious metal recycling operation, more...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/specialty_chemicals/catalysts/BASF-completes-precious-metals-recycling-capacity-hike-in-UK_68004.html
February 5, 2015
Contract manufacturing organizations (CMOs), including many fine chemical makers, are among the big beneficiaries from changes at big pharmaceutical companies, say attendees at...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/specialty_chemicals/catalysts/Informex-2015-CMOs-benefit-from-changes-at-big-pharma_67545.html
February 4, 2015
Regulatory 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...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/specialty_chemicals/catalysts/Informex-2015-Regulatory-hurdles-persist-as-industry-expects-growth_67510.html
January 28, 2015
Albemarle today reported a fourth-quarter net loss of $18.5 million, or 24 cts/share, compared with a profit of $155.9 million in the year-ago quarter. Net sales declined 6.4%...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/specialty_chemicals/catalysts/Albemarle-earnings-fall-short-of-estimates-on-lower-sales_67289.html
December 10, 2014
AkzoNobel says a fire at its Battleground facility in La Porte, TX, damaged the building housing its high-purity metallo-organics (HPMO) unit on 9 December. The company has not said whether the fire, which was extinguished within 20 minutes, affected production....
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/specialty_chemicals/catalysts/AkzoNobel-reports-fire-at-Texas-high-purity-metallo-organics-unit_66034.html
December 2, 2014
BASF’s refining catalysts business has launched a fluid catalytic cracking (FCC) catalysts testing and research laboratory at a company site at Heidelberg, Germany. The site...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/specialty_chemicals/catalysts/BASF-launches-FCC-catalyst-lab-in-Germany_65776.html
October 22, 2014
Albemarle today reported third-quarter net income from continuing operations down 9.6% year-on-year (YOY), to $88 million, or 93 cts/share, on sales up 9%, to $642.4 million. Adjusted...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/specialty_chemicals/catalysts/Albemarle-earnings-beat-estimates-on-strong-catalysts-results_64691.html
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