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May 9, 2014
AkzoNobel's Imperatriz Chemical Island at Imperatriz, Brazil, has become operational and started supplying the Suzano Maranhão pulp mill, in the northern part of the country...
May 6, 2014
Kemira says it has completed the acquisition of BASF's worldwide AKD emulsions business. The deal was announced in late February. Financial terms of the transaction have not been...
April 30, 2014
Ashland today reported a net loss from continuing operations of $61 million, or 78 cts/share, compared with a net gain of $48 million in the year-ago quarter, on sales that were flat...
February 21, 2014
Ashland announced today it has agreed to sell its water treatment business to private equity firm Clayton, Dubilier & Rice (CD&R; New York) for $1.8 billion, ending a...
January 23, 2014
BASF announced today that it is implementing a series of measures in its paper chemicals business to improve competitiveness and profitability. The company is the global leading...
November 1, 2013
Kemira and Wilmar International announced today that they have signed a joint venture agreement to manufacture alkylketene dimer (AKD) wax in China. The jv entities in China will be...
October 1, 2013
Clariant says it has closed the sale of its textile chemicals, paper specialties, and emulsions businesses to SK Capital (Boca Raton, FL). The three former businesses are now operating...
September 11, 2013
BASF has started production of cost-efficient binders (CEB) based on styrene acrylics and styrene butadiene at its site at Hamina, Finland, the company has announced. The products were...
July 23, 2013
Kemira reported today a net profit of €3.7 million ($4.9 million) for the second quarter of this year, a drop of 88% from the €31.4 million posted during the same period last...
July 1, 2013
Avery Dennison announced today that it has completed the sale of its office and consumer products and designed and engineered solutions businesses to CCL Industries (Toronto) for $500...
April 26, 2013
Minerals Technologies today reported first-quarter net income up 4% year-on-year (YOY), to $18.8 million, on sales down 2%, to $251.3 million. Earnings totaled 53 cts/share, slightly...
April 26, 2013
Georgia-Pacific (Atlanta) plans to acquire Buckeye Technologies (Memphis, TN) in a $1.5-billion deal including debt, the companies have announced. The transaction will result in...
April 23, 2013
BASF today announced plans to restructure its performance products segment, including 500 job cuts worldwide by end-2015. The businesses affected are mainly former Ciba Specialty...
March 28, 2013
Clariant Chemicals India (Mumbai) says its board of directors, on 26 March, approved a proposal to divest its textile chemicals, paper specialties, and emulsion products businesses...
February 7, 2013
Kemira’s revenue increased 3%, to €558.5 million ($755.4 million) during the fourth quarter of 2012, mainly because of continued sales volumes growth, especially in the...
February 6, 2013
Wacker Chemie has launched production at an additional plant for vinyl acetate-ethylene (VAE) copolymer dispersions at its Ulsan facility, in South Korea, the company...
January 25, 2013
SNF Floerger (Andrézieux, France) has begun production at its first quaternized monomer plant in China. The unit, at Taixing, has capacity for 15,000 m.t./year of monomer and...
January 22, 2013
Omnova’s fiscal fourth-quarter net income from continuing operations fell 81% year-on-year (YOY), to $1.2 million, the company says. This excludes Omnova’s wall covering...
January 17, 2013
BASF and Zelfo Technology (Joachimsthal, Germany) say they have signed an agreement for the transfer of intellectual property rights of the latest Zelfo processing technology for the...
December 4, 2012
Imerys has announced a price increase for kaolin, effective 1 January. Kaolin is produced in the United States and Brazil, including calcined kaolin products, will increase by...
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