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August 19, 2009
The company will supply synthetic heat transfer fluid to the plants, both of which are expected to start up in 2010....
August 3, 2009
Oxea (Oberhausen, Germany) says it has completed the acquisition of ExxonMobil’s esters plant at Amsterdam, the Netherlands.  The facility will be used to extend...
July 2, 2009
Specialty chemicals firm AllessaChemie’s (Frankfurt) heralded growth of a year ago has deserted the firm and in a bid to reduce costs it is now restructuring. The firm’s...
June 12, 2009
BASF says it will mothball its 20,000 m.t./year trimethylopropane (TMP) manufacturing plant at Ludwigshafen, its only TMP manufacturing facility, but it will stay in the business...
June 8, 2009
Lanxess says its Indian subsidiary Lanxess India Private Ltd. (Thane) will acquire the chemical businesses and assets of Gwalior Chemical Industries (Mumbai), a listed Indian...
April 29, 2009
The U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of New York has granted final approval of Chemtura’s $400 million debtor-in-possession (DIP) credit facility, allowing the...
March 26, 2009
Lanxess says its Rhein Chemie subsidiary has started up a previously announced lubricant additives production facility at Qingdao, China. The facility, which was built with an...
March 11, 2009
Ciba Specialty Chemicals says it has opened a new Technical Service Center at Shanghai, to serve the process and lubricants additives industry in China. The new center will perform key...
November 27, 2008
Amid 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, 2008
U.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, 2008
The 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, 2008
Houghton 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, 2008
Stricter environmental regulations drive demand for the company's olygomers....
March 11, 2008
ExxonMobil 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...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/specialty_chemicals/lubricants/ExxonMobil-and-Shell Are-Considering-Options-for-Infineum_10793.html
November 9, 2007
Hercules’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, 2007
Global 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, 2007
Energy 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, 2007
Chemtura 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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