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August 4, 2015
M. Holland Co. (Northbrook, IL) has completed the formation of its new affiliate in Mexico, M. Holland Latinoamérica. The business is a partnership between M. Holland and...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/south_america/M-Holland-partners-with-Mexican-distributor-to-expand-Latin-American-presence_72722.html
August 3, 2015
Brazil's National Bank for Economic and Social Development (BNDES; Rio de Janeiro) and Finep (Brasília), a development agency of the country's ministry of science, technology...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/south_america/brazil/Brazil-launches-$640-million-plan-to-support-development-and-innovation-in-chemical-industry_72693.html
July 31, 2015
Air Products says it acquired an additional 30.5% of the outstanding shares of Indura (Santiago, Chile) for $278 million....
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/south_america/Air-Products-ups-Indura-stake-to-98-percent_72660.html
July 30, 2015
Evonik Industries is globalizing its R&D activities for the global cosmetics industry, and at the same time using local R&D to strengthen its position in important growth...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/south_america/brazil/Evonik-expands-global-R-and-D-for-cosmetics-personal-care_72560.html
July 24, 2015
Braskem (São Paulo) and Tecon Rio Grande (Rio Grande, Brazil), a wholly owned subsidiary of Wilson Sons (Hamilton, Bermuda), have signed a partnership to resume moving...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/south_america/brazil/Braskem-signs-partnership-to-improve-transport-at-Triunfo-petchem-hub-in-Brazil_72417.html
July 22, 2015
The board of Petrobras (Rio de Janeiro) has confirmed that the company is considering "strategic alternatives" for its wholly owned fuel-distribution subsidiary, Petrobras...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/south_america/brazil/Petrobras-confirms-it-is-considering-options-for-fuel-distribution-unit_72356.html
July 22, 2015
Petrobras (Rio de Janeiro) has confirmed that an internal investigation committee has found irregularities in the approval process of a July 2009 contract to provide Braskem...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/south_america/brazil/Petrobras-internal-investigation-finds-irregularities-in-2009-naphtha-contract-with-Braskem_72355.html
July 21, 2015
Brazil’s cumulative chemical trade deficit reached $12.5 billion in the first half of this year, according to figures disclosed by the country's chemical industry association...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/south_america/brazil/Brazils-chemical-trade-deficit-drops-in-first-half-as-economic-slowdown-dents-domestic-demand_72335.html
July 20, 2015
Braskem is holding an extraordinary shareholders' meeting on 4 August to appoint a new chairman to replace current chairman, Marcelo Odebrecht, CEO of Construtora Norberto Odebrecht...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/south_america/brazil/Braskem-plans-shareholders-meeting-to-replace-chairman_72305.html
July 20, 2015
Braskem will invest 1.5 million reais ($470,000) to build two laboratories to chemically analyze and test polymers, the company has announced. The new spaces, located in the technology...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/south_america/brazil/Braskem-to-build-two-polymer-research-labs-in-Brazil_72304.html
July 15, 2015
The government of Bolivia has awarded Camc Engineering Co. (Beijing) a 1.24-billion Bolivianos ($178 million) contract for the construction and commissioning of a potassium salts plant...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/south_america/brazil/Bolivia-awards-Chinese-firm-contract-to-build-potassium-salts-plant_72163.html
July 14, 2015
Technip (Paris), Europe’s largest engineering and construction firm and one of the largest worldwide players, announced today that in anticipation of an even more challenging...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/south_america/brazil/Technip-restructures-cuts-jobs-to-cope-with-downturn-in-oil-gas-industry_71946.html
July 9, 2015
Omnova Solutions (Beachwood, OH) has announced a price increase in the Americas of 5 cts/wet lb. or 10 cts/dry lb. on all styrene-butadiene latex (SB latex) products, effective 1 August. BASF announced an equivalent increase on 8 July....
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/south_america/Omnova-ups-price-of-SB-latex_72059.html
July 8, 2015
Albemarle today began commissioning its new 20,000 m.t./year lithium carbonate production facility in northern Chile, near Antofagasta. The $200-million plant will begin producing...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/south_america/Albemarle-begins-commissioning-lithium-carbonate-plant_72031.html
July 8, 2015
Petrobras (Rio de Janeiro) would consider selling its stake in Braskem as a means to build provisions against tax debts nearing 40 billion reais ($12.7 billion) to reduce debt, and...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/south_america/brazil/Report-Petrobras-mulls-sale-of-stake-in-Braskem_71984.html
July 3, 2015
Amyris (Emeryville, CA) has been in discussions with Usina São Martinho (Pradópolis, Brazil) regarding SMA Indústria Química, the companies' currently...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/south_america/brazil/Amyris-clarifies-status-of-inactive-JV-in-Brazil_71876.html
July 2, 2015
Clariant says that, on 1 July, it completed the previously announced acquisition of the remaining 50% of shares of Companhia Brasileira de Bentonita (CBB; Vitória da Conquista...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/south_america/brazil/Clariant-completes-acquisition-of-remaining-shares-in-CBB_71832.html
June 30, 2015
Petrobras (Rio de Janeiro) will cut its investments by 37% over the next five years, according to the company's business plan presented by Aldemir Bendine, CEO. The company anticipates...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/south_america/brazil/Petrobras-slashes-investment-budget-for-2015-19-citing-fall-in-oil-prices_71767.html
June 26, 2015
Amyris (Emeryville, CA), and Dinaco Importação Comércio (Rio de Janeiro) announced an exclusive reseller agreement for Amyris's cosmetic ingredients in Brazil...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/south_america/brazil/Amyris-signs-exclusive-reseller-agreement-for-biobased-emollients-in-Brazil_71686.html
June 19, 2015
Construtora Norberto Odebrecht (CNO; São Paulo), a fully owned subsidiary of Odebrecht Group (Salvador, Brazil), has confirmed that the federal police fulfilled search and...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/south_america/brazil/Offices-of-Odebrecht-subsidiary-searched-CEO-reportedly-arrested-as-Petrobras-corruption-case-builds-up_71478.html
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