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December 18, 2014
DuPont today filed with the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC; Washington) to launch a spinoff of its mostly-commodity performance chemicals business, over a year after the...
http://www.chemweek.com/people_and_business/companies/DuPont-files-for-performance-chemicals-spinoff-Chemours_66339.html
December 18, 2014
ExxonMobil Chemical France, an ExxonMobil subsidiary, has confirmed that it plans to close the regular butyl rubber unit at the company's Notre Dame de Gravenchon, France complex. The...
http://www.chemweek.com/people_and_business/companies/ExxonMobil-Chemical-to-close-butyl-rubber-unit-in-France_66289.html
December 17, 2014
Dow Corning will abandon its never-operated Hemlock Semiconductor polysilicon facility in Clarksville, TN. The $1 billion-plus project was completed last year but never produced product because of oversupply in polysilicon markets and the impact of tariffs on polycrystalline silicon imported into China....
http://www.chemweek.com/people_and_business/companies/Dow-Corning-to-abandon-Hemlocks-Tennessee-polysilicon-assets_66278.html
December 17, 2014
Flavors and fragrances manufacturer Evolva (Reinach, Switzerland) says it has completed its acquisition of Allylix (San Diego, CA), a start-up with technology for bio-based fragrance...
http://www.chemweek.com/people_and_business/companies/Evolva-completes-acquisition-of-Allylix_66277.html
December 17, 2014
The US Department of Justice (DOJ) announced today that Freedom Industries (Charleston, WV) and six former Freedom officials have been charged with various federal crimes related to...
http://www.chemweek.com/people_and_business/companies/DOJ-indicts-Freedom-Industries-officials-in-January-West-Virginia-spill_66274.html
December 17, 2014
FMC today announced three executive appointments and promotions. Eric Norris, previously v.p. and global business director/lithium, has been named v.p. and global business...
http://www.chemweek.com/people_and_business/companies/FMC-announces-new-executive-appointments_66246.html
December 17, 2014
Mosaic announced today that it has completed the previously announced acquisition of Archer Daniel Midland’s (ADM) fertilizer distribution business in Brazil and Paraguay for...
http://www.chemweek.com/people_and_business/companies/Mosaic-completes-acquisition-of-ADM-fertilizer-distribution-business_66248.html
December 16, 2014
Praxair announced today that it is increasing medical and bulk gas prices for customers in the United States, Canada, Mexico, and Puerto Rico effective 1 January. The adjustments will...
http://www.chemweek.com/people_and_business/companies/Praxair-to-increase-North-American-prices_66219.html
December 16, 2014
Israel Chemicals Ltd. (ICL; Tel Aviv) says it will invest up to $500.0 million for 50% ownership of a joint venture that will operate a fully integrated, world-scale phosphate business...
http://www.chemweek.com/people_and_business/companies/ICL-forms-Chinese-phosphates-JV-with-Yunnan-Yuntianhua_66208.html
December 16, 2014
Oilfield chemicals supplier WadeCo Specialties (Midland, TX) says it has acquired Select Chemicals Ltd. (Yorktown, TX), a maker of production chemicals for oil and gas operations in...
http://www.chemweek.com/people_and_business/companies/WadeCo-acquires-Texas-based-oil-production-chemicals-maker_66207.html
December 15, 2014
Sherwin-Williams (SW) today narrowed its full-year 2014 adjusted earnings guidance to $8.75–8.80/share compared with $8.70–8.80/share previously. Full-year sales are...
http://www.chemweek.com/people_and_business/companies/Sherwin-Williams-narrows-guidance-details-Lowes-program_66154.html
December 15, 2014
Berkshire Hathaway (Omaha, NE) has acquired Charter Brokerage (New York), a provider of trade services and customs drawback logistics to the oil and chemical industries, from private...
http://www.chemweek.com/people_and_business/companies/Berkshire-Hathaway-buys-trade-services-firm-from-Arsenal_66186.html
December 15, 2014
BASF’s coatings division has become the sole supplier of automotive coatings for Chery's (Wuhu, China) automotive production plant at Jacarei, Brazil, which started operations in August....
http://www.chemweek.com/people_and_business/companies/BASF-to-supply-Chery-automotive-plant-in-Brazil_66179.html
December 12, 2014
Olin plans to close permanently the portion of the company's Becancour, PQ, chlor-alkali facility that has been idle since late June, when an explosion occurred at the site. The...
http://www.chemweek.com/people_and_business/companies/Olin-to-close-part-of-its-Canada-chlor-alkali-production-site_66151.html
December 12, 2014
LyondellBasell Industries has begun to ramp up operating rates at its Maasvlakte, Netherlands, propylene oxide–styrene monomer (POSM) unit today after a resolution for...
http://www.chemweek.com/people_and_business/companies/LyondellBasell-lifts-force-majeure-on-benzene-at-Netherlands-site_66149.html
December 11, 2014
US chemical output is set accelerate sharply through the end of the decade, exceeding the growth of the overall US economy, according to ACC’s Year End 2014 Chemical Industry Situation and Outlook, published today....
http://www.chemweek.com/people_and_business/companies/US-chemical-output-growth-to-hit-3-7-percent-in-2015-ACC-says_66082.html
December 11, 2014
Sherwin-Williams (SW) announced today that it will supply paint to Lowe’s, the US building-supply retailer, under a program called HGTV Home. Products under that brand will be...
http://www.chemweek.com/people_and_business/companies/Sherwin-Williams-to-supply-paint-to-Lowes-under-new-deal_66097.html
December 11, 2014
US Bankruptcy Court in Delaware has approved the restructuring plan for RPM subsidiary Bondex, a maker of pigments, metal coatings, cleaning products and a variety of construction...
http://www.chemweek.com/people_and_business/companies/Court-approves-Bondex-restructuring-plan_66086.html
December 11, 2014
Thomas Swan (Consett, UK) has today announced the start-up of its integrated pilot plant for the production of Elicarb graphene products. The company will use the plant to produce high...
http://www.chemweek.com/people_and_business/companies/Thomas-Swan-announces-successful-start-up-of-graphene-pilot-plant_66080.html
December 10, 2014
Rivertop Renewables (Missoula, MT), a specialty chemicals company, has begun construction on a commercial plant at DanChem Technologies’ (DTI) site at Danville, VA. DTI will...
http://www.chemweek.com/people_and_business/companies/Renewable-chemical-company-to-build-glucaric-acid-plant_66031.html
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