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February 6, 2015
Regulatory issues, most prominently reform of the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA) and trade barriers, were key topics of discussion at Informex 2015, held 3–5 February in New Orleans....
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/business_finance/usa_americas/Informex-2015-Regulatory-challenges-persist_67586.html
February 6, 2015
The United Steelworkers (USW) say that they resumed discussions with Shell on 5 February regarding a new three-year labor agreement. The USW told workers on 1 February to strike at...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/business_finance/usa_americas/USW-strikes-nine-US-refineries-chemical-plants_67587.html
February 6, 2015
FMC says it has acquired all global rights to a novel, proprietary herbicide from Kumiai Chemical Industry (Tokyo) and Ihara Chemical Industry (Tokyo). FMC says the herbicide is highly...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/business_finance/usa_americas/FMC-acquires-rights-to-novel-herbicide-from-Kumiai-Ihara_67588.html
February 6, 2015
SC Johnson chairman and CEO Fisk Johnson says industry must take steps to rebuild public trust while “standing up for chemistry, for scientific truth, and for the health and wellness of consumers and the planet.”...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/business_finance/usa_americas/SC-Johnson-CEO-says-industry-must-rebuild-consumer-trust_67589.html
February 6, 2015
Methanex (Vancouver) has successfully produced methanol in a 1.0-million m.t./year plant relocated from Punta Arenas, Chile; to Geismar, LA. “We expect the plant to ramp up to full...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/business_finance/usa_americas/Methanex-brings-first-relocated-Geismar-methanol-plant-online_67590.html
February 6, 2015
BASF has decided to exit a biobased acrylic acid partnership with Novozymes and Cargill, Novozymes announced on 27 January. “BASF had decided to end the collaboration with...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/business_finance/usa_americas/BASF-exits-biobased-acrylic-acid-collaboration_67591.html
February 6, 2015
Williams Partners (Tulsa, OK) says it expects to begin manufacturing ethylene at its expanded Geismar, LA, plant for sale in February. The company had originally planned to start the...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/business_finance/usa_americas/Williams-restarting-Geismar-ethylene-unit-after-several-delays_67592.html
February 6, 2015
Penford shareholders have approved a plan for the food and industrial starch maker to be acquired by Ingredion (Westchester, IL) for $340.0 million. Ingredion will acquire all...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/business_finance/usa_americas/Penford-shareholders-okay-merger-with-Ingredion_67593.html
February 3, 2015
The European Council, the institution of the heads of state or government of the member states of the European Union, has announced additional measures in the struggle against climate...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/business_finance/europe_mideast/European-Council-moves-further-against-climate-change_67233.html
February 3, 2015
World chemical sales were €3.16 billion ($3.57 billion) in 2013 compared with €3.13 billion in 2012, an increase of 0.9% year-on-year (YOY), according to data released by...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/business_finance/europe_mideast/EU-chemical-sales-were-17-percent-of-world-total-in-2013_67435.html
February 3, 2015
Almac (Craigavon, UK), a privately-owned contract development and manufacturing pharmaceutical services group, has announced a $7 million investment in in the area of biocatalyst...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/business_finance/europe_mideast/Almac-Group-to-invest-$7-million-in-biocatalysis-in-Northern-Ireland_67454.html
February 2, 2015
The industry, research, and energy committee (ITRE) of the European Parliament has made a number of recommendations to the European Commission on the negotiations with the United...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/business_finance/usa_americas/European-parliamentary-committee-makes-recommendations-to-the-European-Commission-on-TTIP_67406.html
January 30, 2015
Composite materials supplier Gurit (Zurich) today report preliminary net sales of 335.8 million Swiss francs ($367 million) in full-year 2014, compared with SF281.1 million in the...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/business_finance/Gurit-reports-sales-of-$367-million-for-full-year-2014-up-nearly-20-percent_67366.html
January 29, 2015
SGL Carbon (Wiesbaden, Germany) has announced preliminary results for fiscal 2014, describing the year as “challenging.” Group Ebit “declined substantially”...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/business_finance/SGL-Carbon-expects-substantial-net-loss-of-about-$284-million-for-2014_67306.html
January 29, 2015
The European Commission has today proposed allowing the United Nations (UN) rules on transparency for investor-state dispute settlement (ISDS) to be applied to existing investment...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/business_finance/europe_mideast/European-Commission-proposes-UN-rules-for-investor-state-dispute-settlement_67312.html
January 28, 2015
The European Chemicals Agency (ECHA; Helsinki) says it has started to implement a new strategy to check compliance of dossiers submitted under the European Union’s Registration...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/business_finance/europe_mideast/ECHA-implements-new-compliance-check-strategy-for-Reach-dossiers_67274.html
January 28, 2015
The attractiveness of Germany as a location for small- and medium-sized enterprises (SME) in the chemical industry has deteriorated during the last five years, according to the results...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/business_finance/europe_mideast/Report-Germany-has-become-less-attractive-as-location-for-SMEs_67272.html
January 26, 2015
The Environmental Audit committee of the UK parliament has today published a report on the environmental risks of fracking, a controversial method using water and chemicals to recover...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/business_finance/europe_mideast/UK-parliamentary-committee-calls-for-a-moratorium-on-shale-gas_67209.html
January 23, 2015
The European Food Safety Authority (EFSA; Parma, Italy) has opened a public consultation on a provisional scientific opinion on the safety of caffeine. The consultation will close on...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/business_finance/europe_mideast/EFSA-opens-public-consultation-on-draft-opinion-on-the-safety-of-caffeine_67172.html
January 23, 2015
Bayer MaterialScience (BMS), the business currently being carved out from the rest of Bayer via a planned listing on the Frankfurt Stock Exchange, has unveiled a breakthrough technology to make a new aliphatic isocyanate for use in the coatings industry. At a press briefing held recently in Düsseldorf, Daniel Meyer, head of the coatings, adhesives, and specialties (CAS) business unit and member of the executive committee of BMS, said that pentamethylene diisocyanate (PDI), which will be officially launched at the European Coatings Show at Nuremberg, Germany, in April, is a new isocyanate and that 70% of its carbon content comes from biomass without generating any direct competition for food production. BMS can for the first time offer customers an eco-friendly hardener component....
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/business_finance/europe_mideast/Bayer-to-commercialize-biobased-polyurethane_67099.html
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