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January 19, 2010
 Omnova Solutions reported net income of $11.1 million for its fiscal fourth quarter ended November 30, compared to $800,000. Fourth-quarter 2009 earnings included restructuring...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/specialty_chemicals/paper_chemicals/Omnovas-Profits-Improve-on-Lower-Costs_24175.html
November 23, 2009
BASF said today that it will close three plants in Europe that produce carboxylated styrol butadiene (XSB) by mid-2010. BASF sells XSB for paper coating binder applications. The plants...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/specialty_chemicals/paper_chemicals/BASF-to-Close-Three-Paper-Coatings-Plants-in-Europe_22918.html
October 28, 2009
 Kemira's third-quarter net income fell 15%, to €41 million ($61 million), on sales down 17%, to €646 million. Operating profit rose 16%, to €65 million. ...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/specialty_chemicals/paper_chemicals/Decreased-Demand-Lowers-Kemiras-Earnings-Downward-Volume-Trend-Has-Halted_22371.html
October 9, 2009
Solvay and the Huatai Group (Dongying City, China) have joined forces to establish a hydrogen peroxide (H2O2) production joint venture in China. The 50-50 jv, Shandong Huatai...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/specialty_chemicals/paper_chemicals/Solvay-and-Huatai-Link-in-Hydrogen-Peroxide-JV-in-China_21942.html
October 1, 2009
The company will acquire 26% of a Geosol subsidiary, eventually increasing its stake to 90%....
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/specialty_chemicals/paper_chemicals/Sud-Chemie-Forms-Bentonite-JV-in-Brazil_21769.html
August 18, 2009
The subsidiary sells specialty modified starches to the food industry. The sale is expected to be completed in early September....
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/specialty_chemicals/paper_chemicals/Penford-Sells-New-Zealand-Business_20848.html
July 29, 2009
Arkema says its Coatex subsidiary will build an acrylic polymer production facility at Arkema’s site at Changshu, China, to sustain the growth of the specialty acrylic polymer...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/specialty_chemicals/paper_chemicals/Arkema-to-Build-Acrylic-Polymer-Facility-in-China_20465.html
July 20, 2009
Paper maker NewPage says it nixed the project with Stockholm-based Chemrec because of escalating costs and lack of demand for methanol and DME in North America....
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/specialty_chemicals/paper_chemicals/Paper-Mill-Cancels-Biofuels-Gasification-Project_20255.html
June 2, 2009
Kuraray India (New Delhi), a subsidiary of Kuraray which was established in September 2008, tells CW it has begun sale of Kuraray products in the Indian market since April 2009 and it...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/specialty_chemicals/paper_chemicals/Kuraray-India-Begins-Operation-Expects-Sales-of-$100-Million-by-2011_19340.html
April 10, 2009
Food and industrial starch supplier Penford (Centennial, CO) posted a net loss of $22.2 million, including charges, for the second quarter ended February 28, and says it will seek...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/specialty_chemicals/paper_chemicals/Penford-Posts-Loss-Eyes-Alternatives-for-Australian-Operation_18247.html
March 19, 2009
Clariant says it has decided to operationally separate the Textile, Leather and Paper business units from each other by the end of 2009. They currently function together as the...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/specialty_chemicals/paper_chemicals/Clariant-to-Separate-Textile-Leather-and-Paper-Business-Units_17702.html
March 10, 2009
SolVin, a 75-35 joint venture between Solvay and BASF, says it has started up a new unit for the production of Diofan polyvinylidene chloride (PVDC) latex at its Tavaux, France...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/specialty_chemicals/paper_chemicals/SolVin-Starts-Up-PVDC-Latex-Plant-in-France_17542.html
February 9, 2009
Slow Demand, Poor Economy Forces Suppliers to Restructure The financial woes that have plagued papermakers in recent years are expected to continue at least for the near future as...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/specialty_chemicals/paper_chemicals/Reshuffling-the-Paper-Chemical-Stack_16922.html
February 4, 2009
The move forms part of a reorganization of the company's performance products segment in anticipation of the integration of Ciba Specialty Chemicals....
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/specialty_chemicals/paper_chemicals/BASF-Considers-Divesting-Its-Leather-and-Textile-Chemicals-Business_16828.html
October 20, 2008
Imerys Pigments for Paper, a unit of Imerys, says it plans to close its ground calcium carbonate facility at Salisbury, U.K. by early 2009, amid rising production costs and slowing...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/specialty_chemicals/paper_chemicals/Imerys-to-Close-U-K-Unit-Amid-High-Costs-Slow-Demand_14860.html
July 14, 2008
Imerys Pigments for Paper North America, a unit of Imerys, says it is restructuring its Middle Georgia kaolin operations at Sandersville, GA, amid slowing demand in the North American...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/specialty_chemicals/paper_chemicals/Imerys-Restructures-Georgia-Unit-Suppliers-Boost-Prices-Further_12981.html
July 11, 2008
Ashland has agreed to buy Hercules for $3.3 billion, valued at $23.01/share.  Ashland will create three core specialty chemical businesses from the deal: specialty additives and ingredients, paper and water technologies, and specialty resins....
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/specialty_chemicals/paper_chemicals/Ashland-to-Buy-Hercules-for-$3-3-Billion_12929.html
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