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May 7, 2008
AkzoNobel has launched its new corporate brand following the company’s acquisition of ICI in January. Akzo says it decided to keep its name unchanged and, as previously...
May 7, 2008
AkzoNobel reported first-quarter net income from continuing operations down 4%, to €136 million ($210 million), excluding €151 million in charges mostly related to its ICI...
May 5, 2008
Basell’s acquisition of Lyondell Chemical last December creates a global petrochemical giant, filling out product and regional gaps of the two companies. The combined company...
April 29, 2008
Wijers: Paint brand names will remain. Akzo Nobel has increased its estimate for annualized cost savings from its acquisition of ICI by 20%, to €340 million ($532 million). Akzo...
April 29, 2008
DSM reported net income up 27%, to €162 million ($252 million), on sales up 10%, to €2.4 billion. Operating profits rose 23%, to 237 million. Selling price increases were “more...
April 22, 2008
Akzo Nobel has increased its estimated annual synergies target resulting from its acquisition of ICI by 20%, to €340 million. Akzo closed the ICI deal on January 2. “This breaks...
April 18, 2008
Akzo Nobel says it expects to take a pre-tax charge of €44 million ($70.22 million) during the first quarter related to its acquisition of ICI late last year. During the period of...
April 17, 2008
DSM announced today its plans to invest up to $450 million to expand its Dyneema range of polyethylene fiber. Most of the investments will take place in the U.S, and the first line is...
April 15, 2008
BioMethanol Chemie Nederland (BioMCN; Delfzijl, The Netherlands) says it has successfully started up its 20,000-m.t./year pilot facility, which uses the by-product glycerine from...
April 9, 2008
Arkema says it will cease methacrylic-butadiene-styrene (MBS) production impact modifiers at Axis, AL and consolidate its global MBS production at its Vlissingen, the Netherlands...
April 4, 2008
Akzo Nobel unveiled plans yesterday to operate small-scale chlorine production units at customers’ plants in Europe, via remote control. Engineering and construction firm Uhde...
April 2, 2008
Sijbesma: Demand firm in most markets. DSM says it has made a good start to 2008, because firm demand and pricing strength that emerged in most of the company’s markets in...
April 2, 2008
Ferro has announced a buyer and the selling price for its previously announced sale of certain property rights related to the company’s porcelain enamel frit manufacturing...
April 2, 2008
Vopak says it has agreed to merge its Vopak Barging Europe subsidiary with Interstream Barging (Dordrecht, the Netherlands), an existing petroleum products and chemicals barging joint...
April 1, 2008
Dow Chemical says it has broken ground on a previously announced polyols expansion at Terneuzen, the Netherlands. The company says it is on track to complete the 180,000- m.t./year...
April 1, 2008
Dow Chemical says it will stop producing ethylene glycol (EG) at its Terneuzen, the Netherlands ethylene oxide (EO)/EG production site by year-end. A plant upgrade scheduled to go...
March 27, 2008
DSM says 2008 is off to a good start because firm demand and pricing strength that began in most of the company’s markets in fourth-quarter 2007 have been sustained into 2008...
March 26, 2008
Ferro has announced a buyer and the selling price for its previously announced sale of certain property rights related to its porcelain enamel frit manufacturing facility at Rotterdam...
March 18, 2008
Dow Chemical says it will stop producing ethylene glycol (EG) at its Terneuzen, the Netherlands ethylene oxide (EO)/EG production site. The site has the capacity to produce 163,000...
March 18, 2008
DSM Venturing, the venture capital arm of DSM, says it has made an equity investment in biotech firm IQ Therapeutics (Groningen, the Netherlands), a developer of antibodies for...
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