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November 27, 2008Amid the global economic turmoil and widespread shuttering of chemical plants Evonik Industries has disclosed that it has made a committment to spend tens of millions of dollars to...
November 10, 2008U.S. demand for lubricants is predicted to increase to about 1%/year to 2.5 billion gals by 2012, says a recent report by The Freedonia Group (Cleveland). Total market value for...
July 14, 2008The Independent Lubricant Manufacturers Association (ILMA; Alexandria, VA) says it has asked the Federal Trade Commission (FTC; Washington) to examine the pricing practices of major...
July 8, 2008Houghton International (Valley Forge, PA), a manufacturer and supplier of industrial fluids and chemical management services, says it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire D. A...
April 11, 2008Stricter environmental regulations drive demand for the company's olygomers....
March 11, 2008ExxonMobil Chemical and Shell Chemicals have confirmed CW's exclusive report that they are considering options for their Infineum International (Milton Hill, U.K.) lubricant additives...
November 9, 2007Hercules’s Paper Technologies and Ventures group says it has doubled capacity at its Louisiana, MO synthetic lubricants plant to meet demand in the refrigerant lubricant market...
August 7, 2007Global demand for lubricants is predicted to rise 2.3%/year, to 41.8 million m.t. by 2010, says a recent report by The Freedonia Group (Cleveland). Healthy manufacturing activity...
July 30, 2007Energy and petrochemical firm SK Corp. (Seoul) and Japan’s largest oil company Nippon Oil Corp. (NOC; Tokyo) say they have formed a 10-year alliance, pledging to work together in...
July 30, 2007Chemtura says it has agreed to acquire Kaufman Holdings (Fords, NJ), which operates Hatco and Anderol, for an undisclosed amount. Hatco is a producer of polyol esters used for...
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