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September 22, 2008Archer Daniels Midland (ADM) and specialized polymer materials manufacturer PolyOne Corporation (Cleveland, OH) will collaborate on the development of bio-based plasticizers for use in...
August 28, 2008Ciba Specialty Chemicals has signed an agreement to form a joint venture with Astra Polymers to produce and sell customer-specific antioxidant blends to customers in the Mideast. The...
August 19, 2008Ciba Specialty Chemicals says it is evaluating options for its paper business and its publication inks business. The company says it is also in the process of planning a joint venture...
August 11, 2008The commission says its investigation focuses on the market for benzoic acid and sodium benzoate....
July 10, 2008Clariant says it has acquired the Chicago, IL based Rite Systems and Ricon Colors, two sister companies engaged in the production of liquid and solid masterbatches, from private...
May 16, 2008Albemarle says it has agreed to form a bromine derivatives joint venture in China with Weifang Sinobrom Import and Export Co. (Weifang, China). The jv will be 75% owned by Albemarle...
April 10, 2008Clariant says it will participate in the chemical industry's consolidation with a more active management of its portfolio, especially in areas where its markets are dominated by...
February 8, 2008Focus will continue to be on margin management....
December 19, 2007Options may include "select business divestitures, value-creating acquisitions, changes to the company's capital structure, or a possible sale, merger or other business combination involving the entire company.”...
November 16, 2007Investment firm Barington Capital Group (New York), which owns about a 9% stake in Schulman was planning a proxy fight to install its representatives on Schulman’s board, and has withdrawn its notice of intent to nominate directors at Schulman’s 2007 annual meeting following the moves....
October 15, 2007Resin capacity expansions and stricter environmental regulations have prompted plastics additive makers to follow suit, increasing capacity and rolling out new bio-based materials...
September 24, 2007Arkema, at an investor day in Paris, announced a PVDF project and a heat stabilizers expansion in China....
August 7, 2007Albemarle says it has agreed to increase its stakes in two China-based joint ventures it owns with Jinhai Chemical (Jinhai, China)—Ningbo Jinhai Albemarle Chemical & Industry...
August 1, 2007BASF says it has expanded specialty plasticizer capacity by 3%, to 100,000 m.t./year at Ludwigshafen. The six-month project was carried out to meet increasing customer demand, BASF...
July 31, 2007Huntsman says it expects its previously announced 15,000-m.t./year polyetheramine plant at Jurong Island, Singapore to be operational by the third quarter. Capital costs for the...
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