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November 21, 2014
ACC and NACD have renewed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) to better align their respective performance programs, including commitments to share best practices, systems and...
November 21, 2014
Johnson Matthey reported a profit of £172.8 million ($216.6 million) for the company's fiscal first half ended 30 September 2014, a decrease of 0.5% compared with the same period last...
November 21, 2014
W.R. Grace & Co. (Columbia, MD) has entered into definitive agreements to acquire the remaining 50% stake in Grace Yapı Kimyasalları (Istanbul), the joint venture it formed with...
November 20, 2014
Company Today Yesterday Air Products (APD) 142.37 141.90 Airgas (ARG) 116.00 115.34 Albemarle (ALB) 61.55 61.38 Ashland (ASH) 112.73 112.23 Axiall Corp. (AXLL) 43.84 42.47 Cabot (CBT)...
November 20, 2014
After the recent US mid-term elections with Republicans once again taking control of the Senate, distributors and producers are holding out hope that the regulatory burden lessens and...
November 20, 2014
High energy costs and lower R&D spending have eroded the competitiveness of the European Union's chemical industry in export markets during the last two decades, Cefic says. A...
November 20, 2014
Evonik Industries says that Claas-Jürgen Klasen has been appointed as president/Evonik Greater China region, effective 1 January 2015. He succeeds Hans-Josef Ritzert, who will...
November 20, 2014
Petroleos Mexicanos's (Pemex) board has approved the company's previously announced corporate revamp, Pemex announced. The board will maintain state-controlled Pemex's profitable...
November 20, 2014
Ineos today pledged to invest $1 billion in UK shale gas exploration and appraisal if it wins all the shale gas licenses it has applied for. The company held a rare press conference in...
November 20, 2014
The CW 75 index rose 1.6% for the week ended 18 November, outpacing both the MSCI World Index and the S&P 500, which rose 0.7% and 0.6%, respectively....
November 19, 2014
AkzoNobel says one of its US subsidiaries in Chicago was the target of “external fraud [that] involves an amount of up to €53 million ($66 million),” the company says...
November 19, 2014
Frutarom Industries (Herzelia, Israel), one of the top-ten companies in the flavors and fine ingredients market, today reported a 42.0% rise in third-quarter net income to $24.2...
November 19, 2014
Company Today Yesterday Air Products (APD) 141.90 138.46 Airgas (ARG) 115.34 115.33 Albemarle (ALB) 61.38 61.82 Ashland (ASH) 112.23 111.39 Axiall Corp. (AXLL) 42.47 42.30 Cabot (CBT)...
November 19, 2014
BP has announced that it plans to invest more than $200 million to upgrade its purified terephthalic acid (PTA) plants at Cooper River, SC; and Geel, Belgium. The investments will...
November 19, 2014
Westlake Chemical has awarded a contract to Technip for a previously announced ethylene expansion project at Lake Charles, LA. The contract covers detailed engineering and procurement...
November 19, 2014
Meghmani Organics (Ahmedabad, India) says that its subsidiary Meghmani Finechem plans to build a caustic potash plant at Dahej, India, near the company’s chlor-alkali plant. The new...
November 19, 2014
Atul (Atul, India), a base chemicals and derivatives producer in western India, is converting its mercury-cell chlor-alkali plant to membrane technology. The company has awarded...
November 19, 2014
Japan Polypropylene (JPP; Tokyo), a joint venture between Japan Polychem—a subsidiary of Mitsubishi Chemical—and JNC Corp. (Tokyo), has announced an expansion of polypropylene (PP)...
November 19, 2014
Distributors are generally optimistic, and see a light at the end of the regulation tunnel as the annual meeting of the National Association of Chemical Distributors (NACD) meeting...
November 19, 2014
Orica (Melbourne) says that it has agreed to sell the company’s chemicals business to funds advised by private equity firm Blackstone (New York) for A$750 million ($652 million). The...
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