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September 2, 2011
Lonza says it has signed a non-exclusive license agreement with biotechnology company Oxford BioTherapeutics (OBT; Abingdon, U.K.) that will provide OBT with access to Lonza’s GS...
August 30, 2011
Sika (Baar, Switzerland) says it has agreed to acquire Colauto Adesivos e Massas (São Paulo, Brazil), a manufacturer of adhesives and sealants, as well as acoustic damping and...
August 25, 2011
Siegfried (Zofingen, Switzerland) reported a net profit of SF2.4 million ($3 million) in the first six months of 2011, compared with a net loss of SF2.3 million in the year-ago period...
August 24, 2011
Lonza says it has entered into a specialized production and marketing collaboration with JFC Technologies (Bound Brook, NJ) and Novoset (Peapack, NJ) for Lonza’s high performance...
August 20, 2011
Lonza has appointed Jeanne Thoma as chief operating officer of its microbial control sector, which will be created following Lonza’s acquisition of Arch Chemicals. She will...
August 11, 2011
Lonza says that its LG Acquisition Corp. subsidiary has extended the expiration date for its previously announced tender offer for all outstanding shares of biocides maker Arch...
August 10, 2011
Lonza says it will invest SF5.8 million ($8 million) to build a formulation plant for Meta metaldehyde at Visp, Switzerland. The investment will enable Lonza to supply its own...
August 9, 2011
The International Chemical Investors Group (ICIG; Frankfurt) says it has signed an agreement with Roche (Basel, Switzerland) to acquire Roche Colorado Corp. (Boulder, CO), which...
August 8, 2011
Atkin: Novel planting technology Plene will transform the way sugarcane is produced. Syngenta, at a results presentation held recently in Basel, said it expects the commercial...
August 4, 2011
 Givaudan reported first-half net income down 40%, to SF120 million ($155 million) and operating income excluding costs down 39%, to SF231 million. Sales fell 9%, to SF2 billion...
July 27, 2011
The European Commission has cleared a proposed acquisition of the suspension polyvinyl chloride (S-PVC) business of the Tessenderlo Group by Ineos. The commission concluded that the...
July 27, 2011
Clariant today reported a drop in second quarter Ebitda and sales, mainly because of the continuing appreciation of the Swiss franc and softening demand compared with the year-ago...
July 27, 2011
Lonza has recorded a 28% fall in first-half profits compared with the year-ago period, to SF97 million ($120 million), and Ebitda decreased by 14%, to SF265 million. Sales decreased...
July 25, 2011
Foster Wheeler AG (Zug, Switzerland) announced today that its board of directors has approved the appointment of  J. Kent Masters, 50, as the company's CEO, effective October 1...
July 22, 2011
Syngenta recorded first-half Ebitda up 12%, to $2.1 billion compared with the same period one year earlier, on corresponding sales up 14%, to $7.7 billion. The group's crop...
July 19, 2011
Carbogen Amcis (Bubendorf, Switzerland), a pharmaceutical process development and active pharmaceutical ingredient (API) manufacturing company, has appointed Mark C. Griffiths as CEO...
July 16, 2011
Lonza has announced that its wholly owned subsidiary LG Acquisition Corp., has commenced the previously announced offer to acquire all of the outstanding shares of common stock of...
July 12, 2011
Lonza has agreed to acquire biocides maker Arch Chemicals (Norwalk, CT) for $1.4 billion. Lonza will launch a tender offer for all of Arch’s outstanding shares for $47.20/share in cash. Lonza’s offer represents a 36.7% premium to Arch’s average closing price over the last 30 trading days.

July 7, 2011
Cambrex (East Rutherford, NJ) says it has entered into a development and commercialization agreement with Tillotts Pharma (Rheinfelden, Switzerland), a subsidiary of Zeria...
July 5, 2011
The World Trade Organization (WTO; Geneva) has ruled that restrictions imposed by China on the export of certain key raw materials, including some used extensively by the chemical...
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