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April 1, 2015
Solvay says that it plans to expand capacity at its hydrogen peroxide (H2O2) plant at Longview, WA, to meet growing demand from the pulp and paper industry in the Pacific Northwest and...
http://www.chemweek.com/newsletters/cbd/Solvay-hikes-hydrogen-peroxide-capacity-in-the-United-States_69105.html
April 1, 2015
BASF has announced plans to expand its Paliocrom effect pigments capacity at Ludwigshafen by more than 20% by 2017. The investment will enable the company to meet growing demand for...
http://www.chemweek.com/newsletters/cbd/BASF-to-expand-effect-pigments-capacity-in-Germany_69106.html
April 1, 2015
Saudi Arabian Fertilizer Co. (Safco), a Sabic subsidiary, says that completing mechanical and construction work on its urea project at Jubail has been delayed. Trial runs at the...
http://www.chemweek.com/newsletters/cbd/Safco-delays-starting-up-production-plant-for-urea-at-Jubail_69107.html
April 1, 2015
Toray Industries says that its wholly owned subsidiary Toray Advanced Materials Korea (TAK; Seoul) will acquire the shares it does not currently own in Toray Chemical Korea (Seoul)...
http://www.chemweek.com/newsletters/cbd/Toray-to-buy-remaining-stake-in-former-Woongjin-Chemical_69098.html
April 1, 2015
ExxonMobil has confirmed that its entire petrochemical complex at Beaumont, TX, has been shut down following a fire on a propylene line. The company adds that there is no estimated...
http://www.chemweek.com/newsletters/cbd/ExxonMobil-confirms-Beaumont-petchem-shutdown-following-fire_69099.html
April 1, 2015
Solvay says that, effective 1 April, it has created a new global business unit—Special Chem—that will integrate the company’s rare earth systems and special chemicals business...
http://www.chemweek.com/newsletters/cbd/Solvay-creates-new-global-special-chem-business-unit_69100.html
April 1, 2015
Company Today Yesterday Air Products (APD) 150.47 152.59 Airgas (ARG) 104.95 106.82 Albemarle (ALB) 52.32 52.80 Ashland (ASH) 126.60 127.88 Axiall Corp. (AXLL) 46.06 46.83 Cabot (CBT)...
http://www.chemweek.com/newsletters/cbd/Chemical-stock-update_69101.html
April 1, 2015
Fluor has been awarded a contract by Shaanxi Non-Ferrous Tian Hong REC Silicon Materials Co. (TianREC) to provide detailed design services and technical support for a polysilicon plant...
http://www.chemweek.com/newsletters/cbd/Fluor-awarded-large-polysilicon-plant-contract-in-China_69102.html
April 1, 2015
Israel Chemicals Ltd. (ICL; Tel Aviv) says that it is examining options to build a potassium nitrate production plant. ICL has initiated a project to analyze and determine the optimal...
http://www.chemweek.com/newsletters/cbd/ICL-considering-potassium-nitrate-project_69103.html
April 1, 2015
Kazakhstan Potash Corp. (KPC; Melbourne), a minerals exploration company listed on the Australian stock exchange and controlled by Chinese businessmen, says that its subsidiary Batys...
http://www.chemweek.com/newsletters/cbd/Kazakhstan-Potash-signs-China-EPC-deal_69104.html
April 1, 2015
Weaker corn seed sales and softening foreign currencies pushed Monsanto’s second-quarter earnings below analysts’ estimates. The company also sayscurrency headwinds are expected to...
http://www.chemweek.com/newsletters/cbd/Monsanto-misses-estimates-on-corn-and-currency-headwinds_69094.html
April 1, 2015
Ineos says that it has completed a previously announced 10% expansion of capacity at the company's linear alpha-olefins plant at Joffre, AB. "Additional debottleneck opportunities...
http://www.chemweek.com/newsletters/cbd/Ineos-completes-alpha-olefins-expansion-advances-US-project-eyes-world-scale-PAO-plant_69095.html
April 1, 2015
Versalis, an ENI (Rome) subsidiary, said today that it has extended its cooperation with Lotte Chemical (Seoul) in the elastomers area. Under the terms of the deal, Versalis will...
http://www.chemweek.com/newsletters/cbd/Versalis-and-Lotte-Chemical-expand-elastomers-cooperation_69096.html
April 1, 2015
Jim Ratcliffe, chairman of Ineos, is to sue his former right-hand man Calum MacLean over a row centered on claims that MacLean—currently CEO of Synthomer—has poached one of...
http://www.chemweek.com/newsletters/cbd/Reports-Ineos-boss-Jim-Ratcliffe-to-sue-former-right-hand-man-for-poaching-finance-director_69097.html
March 31, 2015
John Bresland, the former chair of the US Chemical Safety Board (CSB; Washington), now president for Process Safety Risk Assessment LLC, has urged the petrochemical industry to lobby...
http://www.chemweek.com/newsletters/cbd/Bresland-urges-AFPM-to-lobby-for-CSB-board-members-with-industry-experience_69053.html
March 31, 2015
DSM today announced that it has completed the previously announced acquisition of Aland (Hong Kong), a company producing vitamin C in Mainland China. DSM announced in April 2014 that...
http://www.chemweek.com/newsletters/cbd/DSM-completes-Aland-acquisition_69054.html
March 31, 2015
Private equity firm The Carlyle Group (Washington, DC) has announced it is selling 35 million shares in Axalta in a secondary offering. The exact timing and price of the offering have...
http://www.chemweek.com/newsletters/cbd/Carlyle-to-sell-Axalta-shares_69055.html
March 31, 2015
Enterprise Products Partners (Houston) says that Michael A. Creel, CEO of Enterprise’s general partner, intends to retire at the end of 2015. A.J. Teague, the company’s chief...
http://www.chemweek.com/newsletters/cbd/Enterprise-CEO-Creel-to-retire_69056.html
March 31, 2015
Saudi International Petrochemical Co. (Sipchem), after announcing at the end of last year its plan to commission some of the process units within the polybutylene terephthalate (PBT)...
http://www.chemweek.com/newsletters/cbd/Sipchem-to-start-up-PBT-complex_69057.html
March 31, 2015
LG Chem (Seoul) today announced that it will invest $100 million to expand thin film transistor (TFT)–LCD polarizer production at Nanjing, China. A polarizer is a multilayer, optical...
http://www.chemweek.com/newsletters/cbd/LG-Chem-investing-$100-million-to-expand-TFT-LCD-polarizer-capacity_69058.html
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