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April 29, 2016Chemtura has reported a net loss of $96 million, compared with a profit of $29 million in the year-ago quarter, due to a pension settlement charge. Sales were down 5% year-on-year...
April 6, 2016Dow Chemical has modified its license of Nanoco Group’s (Manchester, UK) cadmium-free quantum-dot production technology, removing the exclusivity component of the previous...
April 6, 2016KMG (Fort Worth, TX) says it has acquired Nagase FineChem (NFC; Singapore), a manufacturer of wet process chemicals for the electronics and semiconductor markets. KMG, a producer and distributor of specialty chemicals, has not disclosed the value of the deal....
April 4, 2016Altana has reported full-year 2015 sales of €2.06 billion ($2.32 billion), an increase of 5% year-on-year (YOY), and the first time that the company’s sales have exceeded...
February 29, 2016Platform Specialty Products today reported fourth-quarter net sales up 168% year-on-year (YOY), to $735 million, with a preliminary quarterly loss totaling $114 million, compared with...
February 18, 2016Albemarle has reported fourth-quarter net income totaling $174.3 million, compared with a loss of $18.5 million in the year-ago quarter. The swing to profit was mostly due to...
January 28, 2016Cabot Microelectronics today reported fiscal first-quarter net income down 9.6% year-on-year (YOY), to $11.3 million, on sales that were roughly flat YOY, at $100.4 million. Continued...
January 26, 2016DuPont on Tuesday reported a fourth-quarter 2015 net loss of $253 million, or 26 cts/share, due mostly to restructuring charges as the company implements cost-cutting programs. Sales...
February 1, 2016ACC’s specialty chemicals market volume index was down 2.7% in December 2015 compared with the year-ago month but fell only 0.3% year-to-date (YTD) in 2015 versus one year ago, both figures on a three-month moving average (3MMA). The index slipped 0.1% in December versus the earlier month, following a fall of 0.7% in November (both 3MMA)....
January 21, 2016Rare earth prices stabilized at the end of last year, according to IHS Chemical data. The IHS rare earths oxide price index, a consumption-weighted index of nine rare earth oxides...