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July 12, 2016
Emery Oleochemicals says it has expanded its recently completed 7,500-square foot technical development center (TDC) at Cincinnati, Ohio. This center will now also serve as the...
July 4, 2016
Altana (Wesel, Germany) announced today that it has acquired Addcomp Holland (Nijverdal, Netherlands), a supplier of polymer additives solutions to producers and converters of...
June 30, 2016
BASF SE has announced of a new brand based on its global pigments business. The company says that the pigments business, which will operate as colors and effects, has been...
June 29, 2016
Omnova today reported fiscal second-quarter earnings up 85% year-on-year (YOY), to $7.2 million, on down 8.3%, to $202.0 million. Higher margins drove the earnings increase –...
June 9, 2016
Clariant today gave a preview of its emphasis at the upcoming K plastic trade fair in Dusseldorf in October. Addressing the media at its pre-K press conference in Antwerp today...
May 6, 2016
Emerald Performance Materials (EPM; Cuyahoga Falls, OH) has agreed to sell its polymer additives and nitriles businesses to colorants maker DyStar (Singapore), for an undisclosed sum...
May 6, 2016
Albemarle is discontinuing production of its hexabromocyclododecane (HBCD)-based flame retardants, to focus on supplying registered GreenCrest polymeric fire-safety products and...
April 27, 2016
Ferro swung to a first-quarter net loss of $9.97 million, compared with a profit of $11.0 million in the year-ago quarter, due to a loss from discontinued operations. Income from...
April 7, 2016
Clariant says that it has started up additional capacity for phosphate esters (P-esters) at its Gendorf, Germany, plant. The new plant adds to existing capacity for P-esters at...
March 28, 2016
Additives and compuonds maker Americhem (Cuyahoga Falls, OH) has acquired Vi-Chem (Grand Rapids, MI), a maker of thermoplatic elastomers and polyinvyl chlorides mostly aimed at the...
March 14, 2016
A. Schulman on Monday cut its fiscal 2016 adjusted earnings guidance to $2.40–2.45/share, from $2.80–2.85/share, because of continuing product quality issues, lower volumes...
March 10, 2016
The need to reduce weight to cut fuel consumption or lower carbon dioxide (CO 2 ) emissions is a major factor in the growth of composite materials based on carbon fibers. Major...
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