IHS Chemical Week

Archives :: Chemical Week Magazine :: Business & Finance :: United States/Americas

Displaying 1 - 20 of 2934 stories.
October 24, 2014
Platform Specialty Products (Miami) has agreed to acquire Arysta LifeScience, a maker of pesticides and biological products, from private equity firm Permira for approximately $3.51 billion. Platform was formed by the acquisition of specialty chemical maker MacDermid for $1.8 billion last year by an investment vehicle founded by Jarden executive chairman Martin Franklin....
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/business_finance/usa_americas/Platform-to-acquire-Arysta-for-$3-5-billion_64750.html
October 24, 2014
CF Industries (Deerfield, IL) and Yara International (Oslo) announced on 17 October that they have terminated merger discussions. Yara and CF, which confirmed deal talks on 23...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/business_finance/usa_americas/CF-and-Yara-end-merger-talks_64758.html
October 24, 2014
Nilit (Migdal HaEmek, Israel), a manufacturer of nylon-6,6 for thermoplastics and apparel applications, has signed an agreement to acquire Invista’s Americana, Brazil, manufacturing...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/business_finance/usa_americas/Israeli-firm-to-acquire-Invistas-nylon-plant-at-Americana-Brazil_64751.html
October 24, 2014
PPG Industries says Mexico’s competition commission is extending the deadline for its review of PPG’s proposed $2.3-billion acquisition of Comex. PPG said on 13 October...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/business_finance/usa_americas/Mexico-extends-deadline-for-review-of-PPG-Comex-deal_64752.html
October 24, 2014
The European Commission has issued a statement of objections to Honeywell and DuPont, citing the commission’s preliminary view that a cooperation started in 2010 to develop and...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/business_finance/usa_americas/EU-probes-DuPont-Honeywell-refrigerant-collaboration_64753.html
October 24, 2014
Badlands NGL, a private equity firm, is planning a $4.0-billion, 1.5-million m.t./year polyethylene (PE) facility to be located in North Dakota, atop the Bakken Shale basin....
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/business_finance/usa_americas/Private-equity-firm-plans-North-Dakota-polyethylene-complex_64755.html
October 24, 2014
The US Department of Commerce (Commerce Department) on 15 October released its proposed final resolution regarding antidumping duties and countervailing duties on Chinese refrigerant...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/business_finance/usa_americas/Commerce-Department-proposes-final-duties-on-Chinese-refrigerants_64756.html
October 24, 2014
Ineos has abandoned plans to build an ethylene oxide (EO)–ethylene glycol (EG) facility at its Battleground manufacturing complex at La Porte, TX. No other sites are being...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/business_finance/usa_americas/Ineos-cancels-Battleground-EO-EG-project_64757.html
October 24, 2014
Westlake says it will invest over $330 million to expand ethylene capacity at its facility in Lake Charles, LA, by 250 million lbs/year and to make other capital improvements. The...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/business_finance/usa_americas/Westlake-plans-$330-million-ethylene-expansion-at-Lake-Charles_64768.html
October 24, 2014
Specialty chemical makers report solid third-quarter earnings, with most firms beating estimates on increasing sales. Trends were favorable in the quarter in key markets, including...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/business_finance/usa_americas/Specialty-earnings-solid-but-outlook-is-mixed_64769.html
October 22, 2014
Eastman Chemical has completed an expansion of non-phthalate plasticizers capacity at its Texas City, TX, manufacturing plant. Capacity for Eastman’s non-phthalate plasticizers...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/business_finance/usa_americas/Eastman-finishes-plasticizers-capacity-expansion_64058.html
October 21, 2014
The European Commission has issued a statement of objections to Honeywell and DuPont, citing its preliminary view that joint cooperation entered into 2010 concerning the production of refrigerant R-1234yf, also known as HFO-1234yf, used in automotive air-conditioning systems may have breached European Union (EU) antitrust rules....
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/business_finance/usa_americas/European-Commission-investigates-DuPont-and-Honeywell-refrigerant-collaboration_64645.html
October 14, 2014
Germany’s chemical industry trade association VCI (Frankfurt) has spoken out against a reduced version of the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP), the...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/business_finance/usa_americas/VCI-speaks-out-against-reduced-scope-of-EU-US-trade-deal_64492.html
October 10, 2014
German chemical industry association VCI (Frankfurt) has criticized the call for a day of action in protest against the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP), currently...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/business_finance/usa_americas/VCI-calls-for-opponents-to-free-trade-agreements-to-play-a-constructive-role_64458.html
October 10, 2014
Agrium on 1 October said it expects third-quarter earnings to total 45–55 cts/share, roughly flat compared with the year-ago quarter. The company also says that fourth-quarter...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/business_finance/usa_americas/Agrium-expects-third-quarter-earnings-to-be-flat_64407.html
October 10, 2014
Platform Specialty Products is in advanced talks to acquire Arysta Life Science (Dublin), a maker of agricultural chemical products, from private equity firm Permira Advisers (London)...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/business_finance/usa_americas/Reports-Platform-in-advanced-talks-to-acquire-Arysta_64408.html
October 10, 2014
Dow Chemical expects to have buyers for the Angus Chemical Co., sodium borohydride, and AgroFresh businesses by the end of the year, confirming reports that it would divest the businesses. The company also says it will acquire ExxonMobil Chemical’s share of Univation Technologies....
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/business_finance/usa_americas/Dow-to-sell-Angus-AgroFresh-and-borohydride-this-year_64409.html
October 10, 2014
Innospec has agreed to acquire Independence Oilfield Chemicals (IOC; Houston), a portfolio company of private equity firm CSL Capital Management (Greenwich, CT), for an initial $100...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/business_finance/usa_americas/Innospec-to-acquire-US-oilfield-chemicals-firm-for-at-least-$100-million_64410.html
October 10, 2014
Rentech Nitrogen (Los Angeles), North America’s largest producer of synthetic granular ammonium sulfate (AS) fertilizer, has announced plans to restructure its unprofitable...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/business_finance/usa_americas/Rentech-to-cut-jobs-and-output-at-Pasadena_64411.html
October 10, 2014
Huntsman plans to build a world-scale; 400,000-m.t./year methylene di-para-phenylene isocyanate (MDI) plant at its site at Geismar, LA....
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/business_finance/usa_americas/Huntsman-plans-world-scale-MDI-plant-for-Geismar-LA_64412.html
Pages:  [1] 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 Next »










 
contact us | about us | customer care | privacy policy | sitemap | advertise

ihsCopyright © 2014 IHS, Inc. All rights reserved. Reproduction in whole or in part without permission is prohibited.

North Asia Russia Southeast Asia China India/Pakistan Middle East Eastern Europe Western Europe Central America Canada USA Australia/New Zealand South America Africa