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November 3, 2010
United Business Media (UBM), the organizer of Informex USA, which is scheduled to take place in Charlotte, NC in February 2011, says for the second year running the event will feature...
October 28, 2010
A new study by Dr. De-Kun Li and associates at the Kaiser Permanente Foundation (Oakland, CA), a health research group, has found that bisephenol-A (BPA) exposure adversely impacts...
October 14, 2010
Unilever is pushing ahead with plans to significantly reduce the environmental impact of its detergents business across the world and tells CW that as part of its Cleaner Planet Plan...
October 12, 2010
Dow Corning chair, president, and CEO Stephanie Burns has been awarded the International Palladium Medal Award by the Société de Chimie Industrielle. Burns will be...
October 12, 2010
Key players in the chemical industry are reorienting their product portfolios and assessing their supply chains and other functions to ensure they can respond effectively to growing...
October 7, 2010
AkzoNobel, has announced today that it plans to grow revenue to €20 billion ($27 billion)/year, up from €13.9 billion in 2009, and increase Ebitda annually. A specific target...
September 29, 2010
The German Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF) has founded NanoGEM, a research program for nanomaterials safety. NanoGEM has been set up to investigate absorption and...
September 24, 2010
This Week on CW…Snag City: Omnova has agreed to buy Eliokem from AXA Private Equity. The deal is expected to close by the end of this year. BHP Billton's bid for PotashCorp hit...
September 21, 2010
Carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions disclosure practices and performance in the materials sector, including chemicals, are generally better than the average of Global 500 and S&P 500...
September 16, 2010
Sales of enzymes in the U.S. are set to increase 4.8%/year, to $2.8 billion in 2014, according to research by Freedonia Group (Cleveland, OH), a market research firm. Much of the...
September 13, 2010
by Lawrence D. Sloan, Socma President & CEO As Chemical Week noted in a recent issue, sustainability and product stewardship are buzzwords that won’t go away.  Between...
September 10, 2010
This Week on CW: Air Products raised its offer for Airgas. Airgas rejected it. Methanex is restarting methanol production in Medicine Hat, Alberta. In other news, Medicine Hat, Alberta...
September 10, 2010
AkzoNobel has been ranked as the most sustainable chemical company in the Dow Jones Sustainability World Index (DSJI). Launched in 1999, the Dow Jones Sustainability World Index (DJSI...
September 7, 2010
BASF says it has informed the European Commission that it found “extremely small” quantities of its Amadea genetically engineered potato plants – which have yet to be...
August 31, 2010
Rhodia says it has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with the French National Center for Scientific Research (CNRS; Paris), the Ecole Normale Superieure (ENSL; Lyon, France)...
August 27, 2010
This Week on CW: BHP Billton's quest for PotashCorp continued this week. The Australian mining giant said it would exit from potash distribution network Canpotex, a move Agrium's CEO...
August 27, 2010
Answers by Jim Stoppert, CEO Rivertop Renewables (Missoula, MT) ·         How fast is the renewable chemical/biomaterials sector...
August 26, 2010
Air Products has agreed to pay $1.5 million in civil penalties stemming from hazardous waste violations at the company's Pasadena, Texas facilities. The agreement with U.S. EPA and the...
August 25, 2010
Chinese police have seized 227 m.t. of melamine-contaminated milk formula, according to information disseminated by RX-360 (Washington), a supply-chain organization. Police reportedly...
August 24, 2010
Chemtura, the U.S. EPA, and bankruptcy court attorneys have reached a settlement under which Chemtura will pay $26 million in environmental liabilities at 17 sites. Most of the money...
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