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April 1, 2014
Euro Chlor's 9th Technology Conference and Exhibition, which kicked off in Madrid today, is reviewing numerous new processes and improvements in the chlor-alkali industry. The newest...
http://www.chemweek.com/newsletters/cbd/Euro-Chlor-Clock-ticking-for-mandatory-plant-conversion_59980.html
April 1, 2014
Linde says that it has entered into an enterprise framework agreement (EFA) with Shell to build ethane cracking units on a global basis. The EFA covers the licensing, engineering...
http://www.chemweek.com/newsletters/cbd/Linde-awarded-EFA-by-Shell-to-build-ethane-cracking-units_59981.html
April 1, 2014
Brenntag says it will acquire Gafor Distribuidora, a distributor of specialty solvents in Latin America. Gafor Distribuidora is part of Grupo Gafor (São Paulo). Financial terms of the...
http://www.chemweek.com/newsletters/cbd/Brenntag-buys-Gafor-Distribuidora_59982.html
April 1, 2014
Solvay says that its polyamide & intermediates (P&I) business will double its copolymer production capacity at the company’s site at Freiburg, Germany. Copolymers are...
http://www.chemweek.com/newsletters/cbd/Solvay-to-double-copolymer-production-capacity-in-Germany_59983.html
April 1, 2014
PPG says it has closed the sale of its 51% stake in the Transitions Optical joint venture, along with PPG’s wholly-owned sun lens business, to Essilor International (Paris), a maker...
http://www.chemweek.com/newsletters/cbd/PPG-closes-sale-Transitions-stake_59984.html
April 1, 2014
Balchem says it has agreed to acquire SensoryEffects (St. Louis), a privately-held maker of food and beverage ingredients, for $567 million. SensoryEffects’ 2014 revenues should...
http://www.chemweek.com/newsletters/cbd/Balchem-to-buy-SensoryEffects_59985.html
April 1, 2014
Evonik Industries and automaker Daimler are restructuring their activities in the area of electric mobility to reflect changes in market conditions, the companies announced today...
http://www.chemweek.com/newsletters/cbd/Evonik-and-Daimler-to-restructure-lithium-ion-activities_59986.html
March 31, 2014
FutureCarbon (Bayreuth, Germany) has agreed to acquire the bulk of Bayer MaterialScience's intellectual property (IP), patents, and technology for carbon nanotubes (CNT) and graphenes...
http://www.chemweek.com/newsletters/cbd/Bayer-divests-patents-for-carbon-nanotubes-and-graphenes_59947.html
March 31, 2014
The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC; Geneva) says, in a report published today, the effects of climate change are already occurring on all continents and across the...
http://www.chemweek.com/newsletters/cbd/IPCC-climate-report-encourages-stronger-focus-on-adaptation_59948.html
March 31, 2014
Renewable products company Amyris (Emeryville, CA) and Kuraray have expanded and extended their ongoing collaboration in high performance polymers using Biofene, Amyris's brand of...
http://www.chemweek.com/newsletters/cbd/Amyris-and-Kuraray-expand-collaboration-in-farnesene-based-polymers_59949.html
March 31, 2014
Dow Chemical says it has joined forces with Energias Renováveis do Brasil (ERB; São Paulo) to launch a cogeneration plant using energy based on eucalyptus biomass. With this new...
http://www.chemweek.com/newsletters/cbd/Dow-and-ERB-open-biomass-based-cogeneration-plant-in-Brazil_59950.html
March 31, 2014
Momentive Specialty Chemicals (MSC) today reported fourth-quarter revenues up 11% year-on-year (YOY), to $1.2 billion, with segment Ebitda down 6%, to $79 million. The quarterly net...
http://www.chemweek.com/newsletters/cbd/Momentive-Specialty-Chemicals-loss-widens-revenue-up_59951.html
March 31, 2014
AFPM's 2014 International Petrochemical Conference meets through April 1 in San Antonio...
http://www.chemweek.com/newsletters/cbd/Week-Ahead_59952.html
March 31, 2014
Company Today Friday Air Products (APD) 118.14 117.48 Airgas (ARG) 105.83 106.51 Albemarle (ALB) 66.40 64.94 Ashland (ASH) 99.42 97.90 Axiall Corp. (AXLL) 45.04 44.94 Cabot (CBT) 57.95...
http://www.chemweek.com/newsletters/cbd/Chemical-stock-update_59953.html
March 31, 2014
A rundown of the industry’s key events from IHS Chemical Week Business Daily: > Sinopec’s chemicals unit posts lower profits. > BASF Total Petrochemicals commissions new...
http://www.chemweek.com/newsletters/cbd/Week-of-24-30-March-2014_59954.html
March 31, 2014
Celanese says it is exploring plans to construct a 1.3 million m.t./year methanol production unit at its Bishop, TX facility. The company is currently preparing to apply for the...
http://www.chemweek.com/newsletters/cbd/Celanese-evaluates-methanol-unit-at-Bishop-TX-facility_59945.html
March 31, 2014
Dow Chemical announced today that its joint venture chlor-alkali facility with Mitsui & Co. has started full-scale commercial production at Freeport, TX. The facility has capacity...
http://www.chemweek.com/newsletters/cbd/Dow-Mitsui-start-up-US-chlor-alkali-jv_59946.html
March 28, 2014
ExxonMobil Chemical announced today that it has opened a new manufacturing facility at its to produce up to 50,000 m.t./year of its SpectraSyn Elite–brand metallocene...
http://www.chemweek.com/newsletters/cbd/ExxonMobil-opens-mPAO-facility-at-Baytown_59909.html
March 28, 2014
The United States will probably gain at least three new ethylene oxide/ethylene glycol (EO/EG) facilities by 2018, says Tison Keel, director/ethylene oxide and derivatives at IHS...
http://www.chemweek.com/newsletters/cbd/IHS-WPC-Three-new-EG-plants-in-US-likely-by-2018_59908.html
March 28, 2014
H.B. Fuller has reported fiscal first-quarter net income down 29.4% year-on-year (YOY), to $24.6 million, or 28 cts/share, on revenues up 1.3%, to $486 million. Higher volume increased...
http://www.chemweek.com/newsletters/cbd/Fuller-net-income-falls-despite-revenue-increase_59910.html
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