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September 2, 2015
Invista and Aurizon Ultrasonics (Kimberly, WI), a leading supplier of ultrasonic processing equipment to the hygiene industry, will cooperate on a new development project, Invista...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_america/us/Invista-and-Aurizon-to-develop-ultrasonic-bonding-equipment-and-stretch-fibers_73383.html
September 2, 2015
PPG Industries says that it has completed its previously announced acquisition of IVC Industrial Coatings (Brazil, IN), a specialty powder and liquid coatings manufacturer. The...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_america/us/PPG-completes-acquisition-of-IVC-Industrial-Coatings_73382.html
September 2, 2015
Kemira said on Wednesday that it has acquired certain assets of Soto Industries (Charlotte, NC), a privately held company specializing in the application of scale control products...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_america/us/Kemira-acquires-assets-of-Soto-Industries_73381.html
September 1, 2015
Chemours has set a fourth-quarter dividend of 3 cts/share, roughly 95% below the 55-ct/share third-quarter dividend assigned by DuPont. This is the first dividend declared by Chemours...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_america/us/Chemours-cuts-dividend-by-95-percent_73376.html
September 1, 2015
ConocoPhillips confirmed on Tuesday it is plans to cut 18,100 employees, or 10% of its global workforce because of low crude oil prices. The majority of the reductions will be...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_america/us/ConocoPhillips-plans-to-cut-10-percent-of-global-workforce_73375.html
September 1, 2015
Ashland has completed its acquisition of cellular fraction isolation technology, called Zeta Fraction, from AzkoNobel, in a deal that was announced in July. Terms of the transaction...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_america/us/Ashland-completes-technology-acquisition-from-AkzoNobel_73362.html
September 1, 2015
Albany Molecular Research Inc. (AMRI; Albany) says that it will collaborate with Saneca Pharmaceuticals (Hlohovec, Slovakia), focused on developing, manufacturing, and marketing a...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_america/us/AMRI-collaborates-with-Slovakia-based-Saneca-Pharmaceuticals-for-opium-derived-APIs_73346.html
September 1, 2015
FMC and Monsanto have agreed expand their participation in the Roundup Ready Plus crop management solutions platform, FMC says. The exclusive agreement includes FMC's Authority brand...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_america/us/FMC-extends-herbicides-partnership-with-Monsanto_73343.html
September 1, 2015
The US September benzene contract settled at $2.01 per gallon on Monday, following a recent decline in US Gulf spot prices. The declining crude markets along with weaker European and...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_america/us/US-September-benzene-contract-declines-alongside-global-markets_73338.html
September 1, 2015
US gasoline retail prices continue to drop and most drivers should pay the lowest gas prices for Labor Day weekend since 2004, according to automobile organization AAA on Monday. The...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_america/us/US-drivers-to-see-lowest-Labor-Day-gasoline-prices-since-2004_73337.html
August 31, 2015
Amyris (Emeryville, CA) says it has developed a yeast strain ready to produce a new fragrance molecule at commercial scale in less than 12 months from the start of strain...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_america/us/Amyris-to-begin-commercial-production-of-second-fragrance-molecule_73340.html
August 31, 2015
CB&I on Monday announced the award of a contract, valued at approximately $300 million, by Sunoco Partners' Marketing & Terminals segment for expanding the Marcus Hook, PA...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_america/us/CB-and-I-awarded-Sunocos-Mariner-East-2-expansion-contract_73324.html
August 28, 2015
DAK Americas (Charlotte, NC) says it will build a 104,000 m.t./year polyester staple fiber (PSF) plant at its Pearl River site in Bay St. Louis, MS. DAK, a subsidiary of Alpek (Monterrey, Mexico), plans to start up the plant in the second half of 2016....
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_america/us/DAK-to-build-104000-m-t-year-PSF-plant-in-Mississippi_73318.html
August 28, 2015
Rare Earth Minerals and Bacanora Minerals, owners of the Sonora Lithium Project in northern Mexico, collectively referred to as the Sonora Lithium Project Partners, say they have...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_america/us/Rare-Earth-Minerals-and-Bacanora-Minerals-agree-to-lithium-hydroxide-deal-with-Tesla-Motors_73305.html
August 28, 2015
Clariant says it sees strong potential in North America and is targeting above-market revenue growth of 7%/year in the region through 2020. Clariant aims to deliver North American...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_america/us/Clariant-targets-North-America-growth-opportunities_73310.html
August 28, 2015
With prompt benzene prices hitting a six-month low in the United States this week on the back of weaker crude futures and weaker European and Asian markets, the upcoming US September...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_america/us/Benzene-contract-expected-lower-in-US-in-line-with-world-markets_73264.html
August 28, 2015
Invista Performance Technologies, Invista’s (Wichita, KS) technology and licensing business,  has obtained the right to license Beijing Huiersanji Green Chem’s (Green Chem; Beijing) fluid catalytic cracking (FCC) offgas technology outside China. Green Chem’s technology has already been licensed to refineries within China....
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_america/us/Invista-to-market-Chinese-firms-FCC-offgas-technology_73229.html
August 27, 2015
Boardwalk Louisiana Midstream said on 27 August that the US Department of Transportation Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHMSA) had approved the Evangeline...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_america/us/Evangeline-pipeline-returns-to-full-operating-pressure_73275.html
August 27, 2015

During the week ended 22 August, chemical railcar traffic in North America increased 1.9% year-over-year (YOY) on strong gains in Canada. For all of North America, chemical railcar traffic during the week totaled 42,574 carloads, up 3.7% from the previous week, according to data released on 26 August by the Association of American Railroads (AAR).

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http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_america/us/North-America-weekly-chemical-rail-traffic-up-on-gains-in-Canada_73190.html
August 27, 2015
In an effort to placate its shareholders following Monsanto’s decision to walk away from the proposed bid, Syngenta has confirmed that its board did "engage" with...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_america/us/Failed-Syngenta-bid-could-lead-to-further-reshuffle-in-agchems_73218.html
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