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April 17, 2014
DuPont reports first-quarter operating earnings of $1.5 billion, up 1% year-on-year (YOY), as weaker agriculture results offset gains in other segments. Operated earnings of...
April 17, 2014
Platform Specialty Products (PSP; Waterbury, CT), has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Chemtura's agrochemicals business for $1 billion. The price consists of $950...
April 17, 2014
SI Group (Schenectady, NY) has agreed to acquire the antioxidant, ibuprofen and propofol businesses of Albemarle for an undisclosed amount of cash. The deal includes manufacturing...
April 17, 2014
PPG reports net income from continuing operations up 45% year-on-year (YOY), to $277 million, on sales from continuing operations up 17%, to $3.6 billion. Adjusted earnings, excluding...
April 17, 2014
AkzoNobel registered €129 million ($178.3 million) in net income attributable to shareholders in the first quarter, up 45% year-on-year (YOY) mainly due to lower financing expenses...
April 17, 2014
Company Today Yesterday Air Products (APD) 118.33 118.04 Airgas (ARG) 107.85 107.74 Albemarle (ALB) 66.47 66.34 Ashland (ASH) 97.31 96.93 Axiall Corp. (AXLL) 48.07 48.00 Cabot (CBT)...
April 17, 2014
IHS Chemical Week Business Daily will not publish on Friday, April 18, in observance of Good Friday. The next issue will be published on Monday, April...
April 16, 2014
BASF says it is building a world-scale plant for the production of specialty amines at Ludwigshafen, Germany. The facility, which will have a production capacity of 12,000 m.t./year...
April 16, 2014
LyondellBasell has increased its first-quarter interim dividend by 17% and announced plans to continue repurchasing shares. The interim dividend, now totaling 70 cts/share, will be...
April 16, 2014
Evonik Industries today announced leadership changes in some of the company’s businesses. Gregor Hetzke will head Evonik’s advanced intermediates business unit, effective 1 June...
April 16, 2014
Company Today Yesterday Air Products (APD) 118.04 114.90 Airgas (ARG) 107.74 104.69 Albemarle (ALB) 66.34 64.90 Ashland (ASH) 96.93 94.89 Axiall Corp. (AXLL) 48.00 46.06 Cabot (CBT)...
April 16, 2014
The board of Petronas (Kuala Lumpur) has approved the final investment decision for the Pengerang Integrated Complex (PIC) project in the southern Malaysian state of Johor, the company...
April 16, 2014
Advanced Petrochemical Co. (Al Jubail) has signed a memorandum of understanding with SK Gas (Seoul) to become a joint venture partner in SK’s previously announced propane...
April 16, 2014
Foster Wheeler says S-Oil (Seoul) has awarded it contracts for the front-end engineering design (FEED) for a residue-upgrading project at S-Oil’s Onsan refinery at Ulsan, South...
April 16, 2014
COIM (Offanengo, Italy), a polyurethane chemicals producer, has announced that it will soon break ground on an expansion of polyester polyols capacity at Offanengo. The expansion is...
April 16, 2014
BASF has broken ground on a resin and electrocoat (e-coat) plant at the Shanghai Chemical Industry Park at Caojing, China. The plant is scheduled to start up in the second half of...
April 16, 2014
Syngenta recorded $4.7 billion in sales during the first quarter, according to the company's latest trading statement, released today. The figure represents a 2% increase from the same...
April 16, 2014
Mosaic agreed to acquire Archer Daniels Midland's (ADM) fertilizer distribution business in Brazil and Paraguay for $350 million. The price assumes the delivery of $150 million in...
April 16, 2014
Shintech, the US subsidiary of Shin-Etsu Chemical (Tokyo), has applied to the Louisiana Department of Environment Quality for a permit to build a 500,000-m.t./year ethylene plant. The...
April 16, 2014
SeQuent Scientific (Bangalore, India), on 15 April, informed the Bombay Stock Exchange (Mumbai) that it has signed an agreement with Songwon Industrial (Ulsan, South Korea), under...
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