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October 31, 2014
BASF says its BASF Venture Capital subsidiary has invested $1.5 million in SLIPS Technolgies (Cambridge, MA), part of a $3 million series A financing. Swiss entrepreneur and private...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/business_finance/usa_americas/BASF-invests-$1-5-million-in-SLIPS-Technologies-signs-joint-development-agreement_64890.html
October 31, 2014
ACC’s monthly chemical activity barometer (CAB) decreased 0.1% over October measured on a three-month moving average (3MMA) basis. However, despite the decline, ACC says the CAB...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/business_finance/usa_americas/ACC-chemical-activity-barometer-falls-in-October_64952.html
October 31, 2014
Sasol has decided to proceed with an $8.1-billion ethane cracker and derivatives project at the company’s Lake Charles, LA, site....
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/business_finance/usa_americas/Sasol-greenlights-$8-1-billion-Louisiana-investment_64985.html
October 31, 2014
Westlake has held a dedication ceremony to celebrate the expansion of the company’s Calvert City, KY, vinyls complex. Westlake spent in excess of $300 million for the project...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/business_finance/usa_americas/Westlake-dedicates-ethylene-PVC-expansions-in-Kentucky_64986.html
October 31, 2014
DuPont fired back at activist investor Trian Management in a 28 October letter to shareholders, citing the benefits of maintaining DuPont’s diverse product portfolio and dismissing Trian’s proposal to split the company’s higher-growth nutrition, agriculture, and industrial biotech operations from its long-held materials segments....
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/business_finance/usa_americas/DuPont-makes-its-case-against-further-breakup_64988.html
October 31, 2014
Fertilizer producers report mixed results in the third quarter, with potash markets generally weak. Phosphate markets, meanwhile, have been strong for the major producers, while supply...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/business_finance/usa_americas/Fertilizer-producers-report-mixed-third-quarter-results_64993.html
October 31, 2014
Specialty chemical companies that reported in late October mostly beat analysts’ earnings expectations. Most firms report increased sales, although volumes did vary by end...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/business_finance/usa_americas/Specialty-earnings-mostly-beat-estimates-despite-challenges_64994.html
October 27, 2014
The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC; Geneva) today opened its meeting in Copenhagen to finalize its synthesis report, which will provide policymakers with a...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/business_finance/usa_americas/IPCC-starts-meeting-to-finalize-its-synthesis-report-a-roadmap-for-policymakers-on-climate-change_64814.html
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
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