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April 9, 2015
Victrex, the leading producer of polyetheretherketone (PEEK), today announced that in it performed well in the first half, ended 31 March. Its revenue then, £130.3 million ($192.9...
http://www.chemweek.com/newsletters/cbd/Victrex-reports-higher-revenues_69311.html
April 9, 2015
New DuPont director and former LyondellBasell Industries CEO Jim Gallogly was approached by Trian Fund Management (New York) to join the activist hedge fund’s dissident slate for...
http://www.chemweek.com/newsletters/cbd/DuPont-Trian-approached-Gallogly-to-join-dissident-board-slate_69309.html
April 9, 2015
Lanxess says that it has started production at its new, previously announced ethylene propylene diene monomer (EPDM) rubber plant at Changzhou, China. Lanxess announced plans for the...
http://www.chemweek.com/newsletters/cbd/Lanxess-starts-production-at-EPDM-plant-in-China_69310.html
April 8, 2015
Royal Dutch Shell said today that it has agreed to buy BG Group (Reading, UK), a leading energy company, for £47 billion ($69.9 billion). In a joint statement, the companies say that...
http://www.chemweek.com/newsletters/cbd/Shell-to-buy-BG-Group-for-$70-billion_69285.html
April 8, 2015
Private equity firm New Mountain Capital (New York) has agreed to acquire Zep (Atlanta), a maker of consumer cleaning and maintenance chemicals, for $692 million, or $20.05/share. The...
http://www.chemweek.com/newsletters/cbd/Private-equity-firm-to-acquire-Zep_69286.html
April 8, 2015
RPM International (Medina, OH) reports a net loss of $57.3 million for the quarter ended 28 February, down from a gain of $16.2 million in the year-ago period, due mainly to a one-time...
http://www.chemweek.com/newsletters/cbd/RPM-swings-to-loss-on-one-time-charge_69287.html
April 8, 2015
Kuraray says that it has completed acquiring all shares in Plantic Technologies (Melbourne), a company involved in biobased barrier films, from Gordon Merchant No.2 Pty Ltd. Financial...
http://www.chemweek.com/newsletters/cbd/Kuraray-acquires-Plantic_69288.html
April 8, 2015
On 1 April, Teijin launched an automotive business development division under the company’s carbon fibers and composites business unit, which will be responsible for marketing...
http://www.chemweek.com/newsletters/cbd/Teijin-launches-division-to-expand-carbon-fiberreinforced-plastic-business-for-automotive-use_69289.html
April 8, 2015
China's Ministry of Transport says it has requested that ships in the Port of Gulei, Fujian Province, evacuate from the port as a safety precaution after an explosion and several fires...
http://www.chemweek.com/newsletters/cbd/Ships-asked-to-evacuate-Gulei-Port-after-petchem-plant-fire_69290.html
April 8, 2015
Company Today Yesterday Air Products (APD) 150.84 152.03 Airgas (ARG) 105.96 106.12 Albemarle (ALB) 55.81 55.01 Ashland (ASH) 128.10 128.48 Axiall Corp. (AXLL) 45.15 45.30 Cabot (CBT)...
http://www.chemweek.com/newsletters/cbd/Chemical-stock-update_69291.html
April 7, 2015
A subsidiary of the energy major Socar (Baku, Azerbaijan) has awarded an engineering, procurement, and construction (EPC) lump-sum, turnkey contract to two subsidiaries of Maire...
http://www.chemweek.com/newsletters/cbd/Socar-to-build-its-first-PP-plant_69257.html
April 7, 2015
IMCD (Rotterdam), a distributor of specialty chemicals, says that it has expanded its partnership for food enzymes with DSM. The new multiterritory cooperation includes the Benelux...
http://www.chemweek.com/newsletters/cbd/IMCD-and-DSM-extend-food-enzyme-partnership-in-Europe_69258.html
April 7, 2015
Dubai International Capital (DIC) has hired Barclays' investment banking division to explore the possible divestment of Almatis (Frankfurt), the leading global producer of specialty...
http://www.chemweek.com/newsletters/cbd/Reports-DIC-may-divest-Almatis_69259.html
April 7, 2015
Clariant says that it has opened a desiccant manufacturing plant at its site at Zhenjiang, China, to meet growing desiccant demand in China. Clariant will produce its line of Container...
http://www.chemweek.com/newsletters/cbd/Clariant-opens-desiccant-manufacturing-plant-in-China_69260.html
April 7, 2015
Company Today Yesterday Air Products (APD) 152.03 151.72 Airgas (ARG) 106.12 106.17 Albemarle (ALB) 55.01 54.87 Ashland (ASH) 128.48 128.67 Axiall Corp. (AXLL) 45.30 45.47 Cabot (CBT)...
http://www.chemweek.com/newsletters/cbd/Chemical-stock-update_69261.html
April 7, 2015
Investment firm Berkshire Hathaway (Omaha, NE) has purchased 20 million Axalta shares at $28/share, for a purchase price of $560 million, Axalta says. The shares were purchased from...
http://www.chemweek.com/newsletters/cbd/Berkshire-Hathaway-buys-stake-in-Axalta_69254.html
April 7, 2015
DuPont slams activist hedge fund Trian Fund Management and its founder and CEO, Nelson Peltz, in an investor presentation released yesterday. The presentation accuses Trian of...
http://www.chemweek.com/newsletters/cbd/DuPont-slams-Trian-Peltz-in-investor-presentation_69255.html
April 7, 2015
A. Schulman reports a fiscal second-quarter net loss of $888,000, or 3 cts/share, due largely to CEO transition costs and restructuring and acquisition integration charges, on sales...
http://www.chemweek.com/newsletters/cbd/Schulman-falls-short-of-estimates_69256.html
April 7, 2015
Total Petrochemicals & Refining USA (Houston) has filed environmental permit applications with the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality and the U.S. Army Corp. of Engineers to...
http://www.chemweek.com/newsletters/cbd/Total-Petrochemicals-files-for-permits-to-build-ethane-cracker-on-US-Gulf-Coast_69253.html
April 6, 2015
Solenis, the former Ashland water treatment business, as of 1 April, completed the acquisition of Connell Bros. Company (CBC; Mumbai), a maker of chemicals for the Indian pulp and...
http://www.chemweek.com/newsletters/cbd/Solenis-completes-India-deal_69222.html
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