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May 24, 2010
Lubrizol says its Lubrizol Advanced Materials business segment will invest about $40 million in its Calvert City, KY manufacturing facility, which specializes in the production of...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/specialty_chemicals/personal_care/Lubrizol-to-Invest-$40-Million-to-Expand-Calvert-City-Facility_26964.html
May 17, 2010
Brazil is one of the fastest growing personal care markets in the world, says John Paro, chairman, president, and CEO of HallStar....
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/specialty_chemicals/personal_care/Hallstar-Forms-Brazilian-Personal-Care-JV_26812.html
May 7, 2010
BASF is at an advanced stage of talks to acquire Cognis and may make a bid for the company next week, German press reports say. This follows last month's news that BASF and Lubrizol...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/specialty_chemicals/personal_care/BASF-Poised-to-Make-a-Bid-for-Cognis_26590.html
May 6, 2010
SusChem, a sustainable technology program being jointly managed and funded by the European chemical industry and the European commission, announced this week that it is broadening its...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/specialty_chemicals/personal_care/Blog-Sustainable-Chemistry-as-a-Route-to-New-Partnerships_26571.html
April 25, 2010
Lubrizol has made an approach to Cognis about a possible acquisition bid for Cognis, reports say. The proposed deal could be worth about €3 billion ($4 billion), analysts say...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/specialty_chemicals/personal_care/Lubrizol-and-BASF-Negotiating-to-Acquire-Cognis_26188.html
April 14, 2010
The specialty and knowledge chemicals market in India could reach a size of $40 billion in the next 2-3 years, from $18 billion in 2006, Pratik Kadakia, practice head/chemicals &...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/specialty_chemicals/personal_care/Specialty-Chemicals-Market-in-India-to-Reach-$40-Billion-in-Next-Three-Years_26018.html
February 4, 2010
The European Commission has issued a directive ruling that from March 2011 ethyl lauroyl arginate, a preservative, may only be used in concentrations of less than 0.8% in cosmetics...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/specialty_chemicals/personal_care/EU-Sets-Limits-on-Ethyl-Lauroyl-Arginate-in-Cosmetics_24585.html
January 21, 2010
PMC Biogenix (Mount Laurel, NJ), PMC Group's naturally derived oleochemicals business, says it has established a technical center devoted to developing chemicals from renewable sources at its Memphis, TN oleochemicals and derivatives manufacturing site....
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/specialty_chemicals/personal_care/PMC-Opens-Renewable-Chemistry-Center_24234.html
December 9, 2009
Air Products has signed and agrement with The E.T. Horn Company, a specialties distributor and marketer, under which the latter will distribute the former's Intelimer line of polymers...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/specialty_chemicals/personal_care/Air-Products-Chooses-Personal-Care-Distributor_23389.html
November 4, 2009
Arizona Chemical, a maker of pine-based chemicals, says a proposed bill meant to reduce greenhouse gas emissions by encouraging companies to burn renewable biomass fuels could, as written, deprive the pine chemicals industry of an important raw material source....
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/specialty_chemicals/personal_care/Biomass-Legislation-Could-Hurt-Pine-Chemicals-Industry_22503.html
September 17, 2009
Clariant says it has today opened a 22,000-m.t./year surfactants production facility at Zhenjiang, China, in order to meet China’s growing demand for surfactants from various...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/specialty_chemicals/personal_care/Clariant-Opens-Surfactants-Production-Facility-in-China_21422.html
July 3, 2009
SNPE (Paris) says it has put Isochem, its fine chemicals business, up for sale. SNPE says it expects to have completed the sale of the business within six-to-eight months. The company...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/specialty_chemicals/personal_care/SNPE-Seeks-Buyer-for-its-Fine-Chemicals-Business_19979.html
June 26, 2009
A small field located more than 1,500 meters above sea-level at the foot of a Swiss mountain is an unlikely place for a chemical company to source raw materials. Yet this field, near...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/specialty_chemicals/personal_care/DSM-Picks-Alpine-Flowers-to-Take-Cosmetic-Ingredients-to-New-Heights_19795.html
June 23, 2009
A study published in the journal Environmental Science & Technology (ES&T) has found that the amount of "fossil carbon," or petroleum waste derived from...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/specialty_chemicals/personal_care/Study-Carbon-Emissions-from-Chemicals-More-Common-Than-Previously-Thought_19707.html
May 8, 2009
Senator Kirsten Gillibrand (D., NY) has introduced legislation that would require FDA to investigate and regulate the chemicals in cosmetics and personal care products marketed to and...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/specialty_chemicals/personal_care/Gillibrand-Bill-to-Regulate-Cosmetics-Ingredients_18791.html
May 8, 2009
Specialty chemical suppliers to the worldwide personal care market say they are making modest capacity expansions to take advantage of growth in certain segments of the business...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/specialty_chemicals/personal_care/Personal-Care-Suppliers-Invest-In-Small-Expansions_18818.html
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...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/specialty_chemicals/personal_care/Chemtura-Gains-Court-Approval-for-Credit-Access_18579.html
April 24, 2009
NaturalNano (Rochester, NY), a nanomaterial-based polymer additives producer, says it has signed a three-year, exclusive agreement to supply halloysite natural tubes (HNT) to cosmetics...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/specialty_chemicals/personal_care/NaturalNano-Wins-Cosmetics-Supply-Deal_18486.html
April 22, 2009
Ashland Aqualon Functional Ingredients, an Ashland subsidiary that produces cellulose ethers and refined wood rosin, has opened a technical center in Nanjing, China. The facility is...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/specialty_chemicals/personal_care/Ashland-Unit-Opens-Technical-Center-in-China_18410.html
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