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October 20, 2015A. Schulman today reported fiscal fourth-quarter net income of $21.8 million, up 43.4% year-on-year (YOY), on net sales up 7.4%, to $674.0 million. Adjusted earnings totaled 64...
October 20, 2015The US specialty chemicals market contracted 1.0% year-on-year (YOY) in September on a three-month moving average (3MMA), according to the latest issue of ACC's specialty market volume...
September 23, 2015ACC’s specialty chemicals market volume index rose by 0.3% on a three-month moving average (3MMA) basis in August, following a 0.1% gain in July. The overall specialty chemicals...
August 31, 2015Evonik Industries has started up plants for C4-based products at its Marl, Germany, site, part of a three-digit million-euro investment for these products in Europe. The plants were...
August 14, 2015Plastic additives producer Songwon Industrial (Ulsan, South Korea) has posted huge increases in profits for the second quarter on higher selling prices and lower feedstock costs. Net...
August 14, 2015Germany’s chemical industry association VCI (Frankfurt) and the Federal Environment Ministry (BMUB) are collaborating in the development of new methods to measure the level of...
June 1, 2015A. Schulman says it has closed its $800-million acquisition of engineered plastics maker Citadel Plastics Holdings (West Chicago, IL), which was announced in March. Citadel was...
May 28, 2015Oxea (Oberhausen, Germany) is expanding its phthalate-free plasticizer portfolio with the introduction of a linear trinonyltrimellitate, branded Oxsoft L9TM. The product is suited for...
May 20, 2015Perstorp's state-of-the-art oxo alcohols plant at Stenungsund, Sweden. Perstorp has officially opened the Valerox plant, a new state-of-the-art oxo-alcohols production unit at...
May 5, 2015Grupa Azoty (Tarnów, Poland) has announced the introduction of Oxoviflex, which it says is Poland's first non-phthalate plasticizer. The unit was built at a cost of over 40...