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July 19, 2016
Evonik Industries AG announced Tuesday that it is commercializing biosurfactants following five years of research involving scientists from Germany, China, and Slovakia. The company...
July 11, 2016
Japan will impose antidumping duties on imports of potassium hydroxide from China and South Korea for five years because the imports have been priced unfairly low, the Ministry of...
June 24, 2016
Henkel has signed an agreement to acquire laundry and home care firm Sun Products (Wilton, CT), a portfolio company of private equity firm Vestar Capital Partners. The transaction is...
May 27, 2016
The American Cleaning Institute (ACI) announced Friday that long-standing president and CEO Ernie Rosenberg has chosen to step down. Rosenberg: Stepping down as ACI president and...
May 20, 2016
Stepan (Northfield, IL) is shutting down its Longford Mills, Canada facility by the end of 2016, as part of its effort to reduce costs. The closure will affect approximately 30...
April 11, 2016
Specialty chemicals distributor IMCD (Rotterdam) has opened a detergents application laboratory at Hürth, Germany. The laboratory will cooperate closely with IMCD's international...
March 31, 2016
Mitsui & Co. says that its Labix (Bangkok) joint venture with Thai Oil PCL (Bangkok), an affiliate of energy firm PTT (Bangkok), has started up a linear alkylbenzene (LAB)...
February 25, 2016
Henkel has reported sales of €4.37 billion ($4.81 billion) in the fourth quarter of 2015, an increase of 6.0% year-on-year (YOY). Organic sales, which exclude the impact of...
October 27, 2015
DuPont's cellulosic ethanol facility at Nevada, IA, is on track to open on 30 October. The facility is expected to produce about 30 million gal/year of cellulosic ethanol using corn...
August 6, 2015
WestRock (Richmond, VA) has appointed Albemarle executive v.p. D. Michael Wilson as CEO of its Ingevity specialty chemicals unit, effective 1 September. Ingevity, the former MWV...
June 3, 2015
Revolymer (Deeside, UK) has signed a further license with Solvay; under the terms of the deal, Solvay has exclusive rights to apply Revolymer’s encapsulation technology to the...
January 29, 2015
Attendees at the American Cleaning Institute’s annual convention in Orlando, FL this week say that the mood in the cleaning and home care sector is upbeat.  Turnout was the...
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