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May 20, 2013
Personal-care chemical manufacturers are optimistic about the industry’s outlook despite weakness in Western Europe, attendees at New York Society of Cosmetic Chemists’...
May 16, 2013
Oxiteno, the specialty chemicals arm of Ultrapar (São Paulo), achieved an Ebitda of 81 million Reais ($40 million) during the first quarter of 2013 compared with the same...
May 8, 2013
Solazyme (San Francisco) and AkzoNobel announced today that they have entered into an agreement to develop ingredients for AkzoNobel's surfactants and coatings products using...
May 7, 2013
DuPont Tate & Lyle Bio Products (DuPont Tate & Lyle), a joint venture between DuPont and agrobusiness firm Tate & Lyle, says it has partnered with preservatives...
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 25, 2013
Elementis's (London) first-quarter sales volumes increased across most segments, the company announced today in an interim management statement. Specialty products sales volumes during...
April 25, 2013
Croda (Goole, UK) posted a £65.1-million ($99.3 million) pretax profit during the first quarter of the year, up 6.5% from the same quarter in 2012, when it recorded £61.1...
April 24, 2013
Ashland today reported fiscal second-quarter net income down 39.8% year-on-year (YOY), to $53 million, or 68 cts/share, on sales down 5.3%, to $1.97 billion. The quarter, however...
April 23, 2013
Vertellus Specialties (Indianapolis) has entered into a joint venture with Weifang Green Olive Chemical (Weifang, China) to expand significantly Vertellus's capacity to produce...
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...
April 15, 2013
Barentz Group (Hoofddorp, Netherlands) has acquired an undisclosed equity stake in NK Chemicals (NKC; Wakefield, UK) with the aim of strengthening the activities of each company in the...
April 4, 2013
Hindustan Unilever Ltd. (HUL; Mumbai), a subsidiary of Unilever, has become sole owner of Aquagel Chemicals (Bhavnagar, India) by buying the shares it did not own in the company...
April 4, 2013
Nexeo Solutions (The Woodlands, TX) is expanding its distribution agreement for personal care chemicals with Dow Chemical in the United States, Nexeo announced today. "We are...
March 15, 2013
Biobased fuels and chemicals firm Amyris (Emeryville, CA) and Firmenich have again expanded their collaboration for development of renewable ingredients for the flavors and fragrances...
March 1, 2013
Producers say personal-care chemical markets—skin-care markets in particular—are full of new opportunities related to health and sustainability trends. Ashland said in a...
February 22, 2013
Clariant has opened an AMPS polymers plant for production of specialty polysulfonates at its facility at Tarragona, Spain, the company announced today. The new plant is the result of a...
February 6, 2013
Givaudan's (Vernier, Switzerland) sales totaled 4.26 billion Swiss francs ($4.68 billion) during 2012, an increase of 8.7% in Swiss francs compared with 2011, the company says. Ebitda...
January 31, 2013
The CEOs of Ecolab, Clorox and Amway described a focus on persistently weak consumer demand, sustainability and other global trends, at an executive leadership panel at ACI's annual...
January 31, 2013
Regulation and sustainability issues are topping agendas at international trade associations for makers of cleaning chemicals, association executives said yesterday at a panel at ACI's...
January 30, 2013
Univar has announced the opening of a personal-care, and household and industrial cleaning laboratory in Dubai. The new laboratory extends the company's ability to provide expertise...
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