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April 22, 2008Dow Chemical says its Performance Fluids business has secured three major deals selling thousands of tonnes of its heat transfer fluid Dowtherm A for use in concentrated solar power...
January 14, 2008The restructuring of Europe’s purified terephthalic acid (PTA) and polyethylene terephthalate (PET) industries shifted up a gear in December with the announcement of two major...
January 14, 2008Israel Chemicals (ICL) says it has agreed to buy all of Henkel's industrial water treatment business for €60 million ($89 million). The acquired business will become part of...
December 21, 2007Deal creates "the most important integrated PET and PTA producer in Europe."...
December 10, 2007Kemira says it has completed the purchase of Arkema’s coagulants business for water treatment (CW, March 28, p. 5). Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed. The acquired...
November 7, 2007BASF says the consortium promoting the previously announced Smart Energy Home (SEH) initiative is ready to construct the first demonstration SEH (CW, May 23, p. 5). SEH is a project of...
August 9, 2007Eastman Chemical says it has completed the sale of polyethylene terephthalate (PET) assets at San Roque, Spain to La Seda de Barcelona (Barcelona). The sale includes Eastman’s...
August 7, 2007The European Commission has approved €150 million ($204 million) of investment aid from the Portuguese government to Repsol Polimeros, a Repsol subsidiary, for a previously...
August 7, 2007W.R. Grace says it has acquired coatings maker Grupo Sistiaga (Hernani, Spain) for an undisclosed amount. The acquisition will be integrated into Grace’s Darex coatings and...
July 27, 2007Messer says it will invest €40 million ($52.6 million) to build an air separation plant at El Morell near Tarragona, Spain. The plant will become one of Spain’s largest air...
July 27, 2007Eastman Chemical says the permanent closure of its nonintegrated polyethylene terephthalate (PET) resins site at San Roque, Spain is because of “an untenable labor...
July 27, 2007Lanxess says its Lustran Polymers unit has lifted force majeure on acrylonitrile-butadiene-styrene (ABS) from Tarragona, Spain. The company declared force majeure on ABS in Europe and...
July 25, 2007La Seda de Barcelona (Barcelona) says it plans to change the name of its polyethylene terephthalate (PET) and purified terephthalic acid (PTA) businesses to Artenius. The new name will...
July 25, 2007La Seda de Barcelona (Barcelona) says it has agreed to license its purified terephthalic acid (PTA) and polyethylene terephthalate (PET) technology to Nizhnekamsk Refinery...
July 25, 2007Technip has been awarded a contract by Liaoning Huajin Chemicals (Panjin, China) to build a high-density polyethylene (HDPE) plant at Panjin. The 300,000-m.t./year HDPE plant is due to...
July 24, 2007Ercros (Madrid) says it will fight a recent ruling by a Spanish court requiring the company to pay costs related to the illegal dumping of waste, reports say. Ercros has been ordered...
July 24, 2007Snia (Milan) says it has agreed to acquire oleochemical producer Grupo Undesa (Barcelona) for €24.5 million ($33 million). The deal is due to close on June...
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