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September 12, 2014
UOP said today that Shandong Shouguang Luqing Petrochemical has selected its C4 Oleflex technology to be used in a new plant, which will produce isobutylene, a key ingredient in...
http://www.chemweek.com/newsletters/cbd/UOP-to-provide-technology-for-isobutylene-plant-in-China_63795.html
September 12, 2014
Evonik Industries held a groundbreaking ceremony for the first methionine dipeptide production plant at Antwerp, the company announced today. The product, a dipeptide made up of two...
http://www.chemweek.com/newsletters/cbd/Evonik-breaks-ground-on-methionine-dipeptide-plant-at-Antwerp_63796.html
September 12, 2014
The CW75 index decreased 0.8% for the week ended 9 September, in line with the MSCI World Index and below the S&P 500, which dropped 0.7%....
http://www.chemweek.com/newsletters/cbd/CW75-Stock-Performance_63770.html
September 11, 2014
Ube Industries says that its wholly owned subsidiary, Ube Fine Chemicals Asia (Bangkok), will build a new production facility for polycarbonate diol at its manufacturing site in Rayong...
http://www.chemweek.com/newsletters/cbd/Ube-to-build-polycarbonate-diol-plant-in-Thailand_63728.html
September 11, 2014
BASF has started up a butadiene extraction plant at the company's Antwerp complex, the company announced today. The plant has an annual production capacity of 155,000 m.t. It is...
http://www.chemweek.com/newsletters/cbd/BASF-starts-up-155000-m-tyear-butadiene-unit-at-Antwerp_63729.html
September 11, 2014
Vung Ro Petroleum (VRP; Tuy Hoa, Vietnam) has broken ground on a previously announced refinery and petrochemical complex, and seaport development, at Hoa Tam industrial zone in the...
http://www.chemweek.com/newsletters/cbd/Reports-Vietnam-firm-breaks-ground-on-$4-billion-refinery-petrochemical-complex_63730.html
September 11, 2014
Vencorex, a joint venture in which PTT Global Chemical (PTTGC; Bangkok) holds 85% and Perstorp 15%, said today that it plans to convert its diaphragm process chlor-alkali plant at...
http://www.chemweek.com/newsletters/cbd/Vencorex-to-convert-chlorine-plant-in-France-to-membrane-technology_63731.html
September 11, 2014
Company Today Yesterday Air Products (APD) 128.55 129.47 Airgas (ARG) 108.38 109.00 Albemarle (ALB) 64.53 64.04 Ashland (ASH) 108.06 106.99 Axiall Corp. (AXLL) 40.36 40.15 Cabot (CBT)...
http://www.chemweek.com/newsletters/cbd/Chemical-stock-update_63732.html
September 11, 2014
Eastman Chemical announced today that it plans to acquire Taminco for $2.8 billion, or $26/share, including $1 billion of assumed debt. Taminco, a major producer of alklylamines and...
http://www.chemweek.com/newsletters/cbd/Eastman-to-acquire-Taminco-for-$2-8-billion_63727.html
September 10, 2014
Operating profits for Sasol’s chemical cluster increased 178% during the fiscal year ending June 2014, the company says, to a total of rand 8.41 billion ($770 million). Transfers...
http://www.chemweek.com/newsletters/cbd/Sasol-chemical-profits-up_63714.html
September 10, 2014
Company Today Yesterday Air Products (APD) 129.47 130.71 Airgas (ARG) 109.00 109.4 Albemarle (ALB) 64.04 63.50 Ashland (ASH) 106.99 107.06 Axiall Corp. (AXLL) 40.15 39.89 Cabot (CBT)...
http://www.chemweek.com/newsletters/cbd/Chemical-stock-update_63715.html
September 10, 2014
The European Commission has given conditional approval to Huntsman's proposed acquisition of the Sachtleben (Duisburg, Germany) titanium dioxide (TiO2) business from Rockwood Holdings...
http://www.chemweek.com/newsletters/cbd/Huntsman-gains-conditional-approval-to-buy-Sachtleben-to-sell-ink-grade-TiO2-business_63710.html
September 10, 2014
Nippon Shokubai plans to invest a total of about ¥80 billion ($752 million) to expand the company’s superabsorbent polymers (SAP) production capacity globally from 560,000 m.t./year...
http://www.chemweek.com/newsletters/cbd/Nippon-Shokubai-plans-major-SAP-expansion_63711.html
September 10, 2014
Aditya Birla Chemicals (Mumbai), a subsidiary of Aditya Birla Group (Mumbai), says that its board of directors has approved plans to acquire the chlor-alkali division of Jayshree...
http://www.chemweek.com/newsletters/cbd/Aditya-Birla-Chemicals-to-buy-chlor-alkali-division-of-Jayshree-Chemicals_63712.html
September 10, 2014
Following an announcement last month by Saudi Aramco and Sumitomo Chemical, owners of the Petro Rabigh petrochemical complex at Rabigh, Saudi Arabia, that they intend to merge the...
http://www.chemweek.com/newsletters/cbd/Petro-Rabigh-owners-seek-finance_63713.html
September 9, 2014
Braskem has joined Michelin and biobased farnesene maker Amyris (Emeryville, CA) in their efforts to develop a low-cost process to produce isoprene from renewable raw materials, Amyris...
http://www.chemweek.com/newsletters/cbd/Braskem-joins-renewable-isoprene-collaboration_63686.html
September 9, 2014
Coca-Cola is making an additional investment in the development and commercialization of Virent's (Madison, WI) registered biobased para-xylene (p-xylene), BioFormPX, Virent announced...
http://www.chemweek.com/newsletters/cbd/Coca-Cola-invests-to-help-Virent-scale-up-biobased-p-xylene_63687.html
September 9, 2014
Industrial action is disrupting production at AkzoNobel's chlor-alkali plant at Botlek, Netherlands, in the port of Rotterdam. The plant forms part of a large cluster of units operated...
http://www.chemweek.com/newsletters/cbd/Strike-disturbs-chlor-alkali-unit_63689.html
September 9, 2014
Company Today Yesterday Air Products (APD) 130.71 132.53 Airgas (ARG) 109.4 111.00 Albemarle (ALB) 63.50 64.17 Ashland (ASH) 107.06 107.71 Axiall Corp. (AXLL) 39.89 41.19 Cabot (CBT)...
http://www.chemweek.com/newsletters/cbd/Chemical-stock-update_63690.html
September 9, 2014
Kemira has adjusted its medium-term sales target. The company says that its revenue will be €2.7 billion in 2017 after previously targeting 2016 revenue of €2.6-2.7 billion. The...
http://www.chemweek.com/newsletters/cbd/Kemira-adjusts-medium-term-targets-maintains-2014-outlook_63683.html
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