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August 1, 2013
Evonik Industries is among the companies interested in bidding to acquire Lohmann Therapie-Systeme (LTS; Andernach, Germany), valued at an estimated €1 billion ($1.3 billion)...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/specialty_chemicals/personal_care/Report-Evonik-among-bidders-for-transdermal-therapeutic-system-firm_54158.html
July 26, 2013
Taminco (Ghent, Belgium), and Temix (Milan, Italy) have signed a distribution agreement whereby Temix becomes Taminco’s exclusive distributor for its line of fatty tertiary...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/specialty_chemicals/personal_care/Taminco-signs-exclusive-distribution-agreement-with-Temix-for-fatty-tertiary-amines_53962.html
July 25, 2013
Ashland today reported fiscal third-quarter income from continuing operations down 26.9% year-on-year (YOY), to $117 million, on sales down 4%, to $2.1 billion. The declines were...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/specialty_chemicals/personal_care/Ashland-to-sell-water-technologies-elastomers-earnings-fall_53901.html
July 23, 2013
Croda's (Goole, UK) second-quarter profit before tax stood at £68 million ($89.5 million), up 6.1% on the same period the year before, the company announced today. Ebit was also...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/specialty_chemicals/personal_care/Croda-posts-6-1-percent-increase-in-second-quarter-profits_53830.html
July 16, 2013
Synthetic biology start-up Modular Genetics (Woburn, MA) says it has demonstrated the production and downstream purification of the surfactant acyl glutamate via fermentation. Modular...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/specialty_chemicals/personal_care/Synthetic-biology-start-up-demonstrates-glycinate-production_53686.html
July 11, 2013
The European Union today adopted modified rules on cosmetics, strengthening safety standards and providing better information for consumers, the European Commission says. Cosmetics...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/specialty_chemicals/personal_care/New-EU-rules-aim-to-put-safer-cosmetics-on-shelves_53523.html
July 5, 2013
Pulcra Chemicals (Geretsried, Germany) says it has acquired BASF's Skintex business. The Skintex range was originally developed by scientists from the Henkel and former Cognis textile...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/specialty_chemicals/personal_care/Pulcra-Chemicals-buys-Skintex-from-BASF_53407.html
July 4, 2013
Green Biologics (Abingdon, UK), an industrial biotechnology company, and Easy Energy Systems (Welcome, MN), a producer of cellulosic ethanol from waste paper, have entered into an...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/specialty_chemicals/personal_care/Green-Biologics-Easy-Energy-Systems-to-produce-biobased-n-butanol-and-acetone_53385.html
June 13, 2013
Evonik Industries has opened an innovation center for products for the cosmetics industry at its site at Essen, Germany. The center cost nearly €17 million ($23 million) and will...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/specialty_chemicals/personal_care/Evonik-opens-innovation-center-for-cosmetics-industry_52787.html
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’...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/specialty_chemicals/personal_care/Suppliers-Day-2013-Optimistic-outlook-amid-shifting-consumer-preferences_52173.html
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...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/specialty_chemicals/personal_care/Oxitenos-Ebitda-increases-21-percent-supported-by-weaker-currency-and-higher-volumes_52049.html
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...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/specialty_chemicals/personal_care/AkzoNobel-and-Solazyme-ink-algae-based-oils-development-deal_51869.html
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...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/specialty_chemicals/personal_care/DuPont-Tate-and-Lyle-RML-develop-biobased-personal-care-ingredients_51819.html
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...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/specialty_chemicals/personal_care/Georgia-Pacific-to-acquire-chemical-cellulose-manufacturer-in-$1-5-billion-deal_51518.html
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...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/specialty_chemicals/personal_care/Elementiss-first-quarter-sales-volumes-increase-across-most-segments_51455.html
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...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/specialty_chemicals/personal_care/Crodas-first-quarter-pretax-profit-jumps-up-6-5-percent_51436.html
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...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/specialty_chemicals/personal_care/Ashland-beats-estimates-but-abandons-2014-targets_51404.html
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...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/specialty_chemicals/personal_care/Vertellus-JV-to-produce-pyridine-and-picoline-in-China_51372.html
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...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/specialty_chemicals/personal_care/BASF-deepens-restructuring-of-performance-products-with-500-job-cuts_51361.html
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...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/specialty_chemicals/personal_care/Barentz-takes-stake-in-lanolin-distributor-NK-Chemicals_51172.html
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