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July 10, 2014
Hansa Group (Duisburg, Germany) an integrated European supplier of care chemicals for detergents, cleaning agents, and body-care products, said on Wednesday that it had filed for...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/specialty_chemicals/soap_and_detergents/Care-chemicals-and-detergents-player-Hansa-Group-files-for-insolvency_62385.html
July 1, 2014
Russian joint stock company Gammachim (Moscow), a trader in oils, fats, and detergents, plans to build a higher fatty alcohols plant in the special economic zone (SEZ) of Alabuga...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/specialty_chemicals/soap_and_detergents/Russian-firm-plans-oleochemicals-plant-in-Alabuga-SEZ_62182.html
June 27, 2014
Saudi Kayan, a Sabic affiliate, has begun trial runs at its natural detergent alcohols plant at Al Jubail. Full commercial production is expected to be achieved in the next six months...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/specialty_chemicals/soap_and_detergents/Saudi-Kayan-starts-up-detergent-alcohols-plant_62126.html
June 24, 2014
The European Chemicals Agency (ECHA; Helsinki) has invited interested parties to comment on a hazard class open for public consultation for linalool. The dossier...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/specialty_chemicals/soap_and_detergents/ECHA-requests-comments-on-CLH-for-linalool_61994.html
January 31, 2014
Managing TSCA reform as it makes its way through Congress and ensuring that fuel subsidies do not adversely impact oleochemical prices are key priorities for the cleaning chemicals...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/specialty_chemicals/soap_and_detergents/ACI-2014-TSCA-reform-fuel-subsidies-key-priorities-for-soapers_58404.html
January 31, 2014
“Cautious optimism” was the phrase buzzing through the halls of the Grande Lakes Orlando this week at ACI's annual meeting and conference. Soapers and home care chemical...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/specialty_chemicals/soap_and_detergents/ACI-2014-Stability-slow-growth-ahead-for-soaps_58453.html
January 31, 2014
Burdensome and counterproductive regulation and industry’s sustainability efforts emerged as common themes at the Global Industry Update panel at the American...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/specialty_chemicals/soap_and_detergents/ACI-2014-Regulations-sustainability-efforts-top-global-panel-concerns_58430.html
January 24, 2014
Elevance Renewable Sciences (Woodbridge, IL) says it has hired Robert (Bob) Kumpf as chief technology officer. Kumpf will focus on expanding Elevance's production and applications...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/specialty_chemicals/soap_and_detergents/Elevance-hires-Kumpf-as-chief-technology-officer_58293.html
December 16, 2013
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) today issued a proposed rule to require manufacturers of antibacterial hand soaps and body washes to demonstrate that their products are...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/specialty_chemicals/soap_and_detergents/FDA-proposes-triclosan-restrictions_57420.html
December 4, 2013
The American Cleaning Institute (ACI; Washington, DC) announced today that it has elected new members for its board. New directors include Dale Steichen, v.p. of surface chemistry and...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/specialty_chemicals/soap_and_detergents/American-Cleaning-Institute-names-new-board-members_57076.html
November 27, 2013
Solvay is planning to invest 55 million Bulgarian Lev ($ 38.1 million; €26.7 million)  in a distillation column at its soda ash plant at Devnya, Bulgaria, Solvay has...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/specialty_chemicals/soap_and_detergents/Solvay-to-invest-$38-million-to-improve-costs-at-Europes-largest-soda-ash-plant_56980.html
November 22, 2013
Solvay has agreed to acquire the specialty chemical assets of ERCA Química (Itatiba, Brazil), Solvay announced today. Solvay says the acquisition more than double...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/specialty_chemicals/soap_and_detergents/Solvay-to-acquire-ERCA-Quimica-specialty-chemical-assets-in-Brazil_56915.html
November 21, 2013
Oxiteno, a subsidiary of Ultrapar (São Paulo), has received approval from Brazil's antitrust authority CADE (Brasilia) to acquire American Chemical (Montevideo), CADE...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/specialty_chemicals/soap_and_detergents/Oxitenos-acquisition-of-American-Chemicals-approved-by-Brazils-antitrust-authority_56854.html
August 22, 2013
Privately held Warwick Chemicals (Mostyn, UK) says it has secured a £38.5-million ($60.3 million) debt refinancing package from the Royal Bank of Scotland Corporate &...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/specialty_chemicals/soap_and_detergents/Warwick-Chemicals-secures-£38-5-million-debt-refinancing_54641.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/soap_and_detergents/Taminco-signs-exclusive-distribution-agreement-with-Temix-for-fatty-tertiary-amines_53962.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/soap_and_detergents/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/soap_and_detergents/New-EU-rules-aim-to-put-safer-cosmetics-on-shelves_53523.html
July 1, 2013
Orocobre (Brisbane, Australia) has decided to relocate its borax chemicals plant at Campo Quijano, Argentina, to the company's Tincalayu, Argentina mine site, the company announced...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/specialty_chemicals/soap_and_detergents/Australias-Orocobre-to-relocate-Argentina-borax-chemicals-plant_53291.html
June 14, 2013
Codexis and Chemtex (Tortona, Italy), a chemical engineering and renewable technology firm, announced it has successfully started production of their newly developed cellulosic...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/specialty_chemicals/soap_and_detergents/Codexis-and-Chemtex-begin-production-of-cellulosic-detergent-alcohols_52837.html
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