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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
October 10, 2014
Potash Ridge (Toronto) has entered into a nonbinding memorandum of understanding (MOU) with a third-party marketer for the sulfuric acid production from its Blawn Mountain project...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/business_finance/usa_americas/Potash-Ridge-signs-sulfuric-acid-offtake-agreement_64413.html
October 10, 2014
Composites and coatings maker Reichhold Industries (Durham, NC) on 30 September filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection in US Bankruptcy Court in the District of Delaware. As part...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/business_finance/usa_americas/Reichhold-files-for-bankruptcy-may-sell-US-business_64414.html
October 10, 2014
Monsanto has narrowed its loss for its seasonally weak fourth quarter, but the results and its 2015 outlook trail estimates. The company reports a net loss of $156 million compared...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/business_finance/usa_americas/Monsanto-thins-loss-outlook-falls-short_64427.html
October 10, 2014
Disagreement over states’ authority to regulate chemicals and deadlines for EPA review of chemicals of concern continue to hold up the passage of the Chemical Safety Improvement...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/business_finance/usa_americas/TSCA-reform-hits-a-wall_64428.html
October 6, 2014
Germany’s chemical industry association VCI (Frankfurt) says it welcomes the recent announcement of a comprehensive economic and trade agreement (CETA) between the European Union...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/business_finance/usa_americas/VCI-welcomes-trade-agreement-between-EU-and-Canada-sees-growth-potential-for-German-chemicals_64284.html
September 26, 2014
Yara International (Oslo) and CF Industries (Deerfield, IL), the world’s largest and second-largest manufacturers of nitrogen fertilizers, respectively, have confirmed that they...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/business_finance/usa_americas/CF-Industries-Yara-in-talks-to-merge-into-top-fertilizer-player_64002.html
September 26, 2014
Ferro has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Vetriceramici (Casola Valsenio, Italy) for €83 million ($108 million) in cash from private equity firm Star Capital (Milan) and two...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/business_finance/usa_americas/Ferro-to-acquire-Italian-tile-coatings-manufacturer-Vetriceramici_64003.html
September 26, 2014
Cargill has filed a lawsuit against Syngenta’s seeds business in Louisiana state court, seeking damages from Syngenta for commercializing its Agrisure Viptera (MIR 162)...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/business_finance/usa_americas/Cargill-sues-Syngenta-over-GM-corn-rejected-by-China_64053.html
September 26, 2014
EPA announced new actions and recognized private-sector commitments aimed at curbing emissions of hydrofluorocarbons (HFCs) used in refrigeration and air conditioning ahead of the UN Climate Summit at New York on 23 September....
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/business_finance/usa_americas/EPA-and-industry-step-up-efforts-to-reduce-HFCs_64054.html
September 26, 2014
CCMP Capital Advisors (CCMP; New York) has reached a deal to acquire a 47% stake in silica and catalyst maker PQ from Carlyle Group (Washington). CCMP sold PQ to Carlyle for $1.5...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/business_finance/usa_americas/CCMP-returns-to-acquire-47-percent-stake-in-PQ-from-Carlyle_64056.html
September 26, 2014
Chemical industry M&A values and volumes remain solid, with activity expected to rise in the second half, according to Young and Partners (New York). The total value of chemical M&A transactions above $25 million during first-half of 2014 stands at $15 billion, with 37 deals completed, says Peter Young, Young & Partners president....
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/business_finance/usa_americas/Chemical-M-and-A-solid-in-first-half-expected-to-rise_64057.html
September 26, 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 plasticizer...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/business_finance/usa_americas/Eastman-finishes-plasticizers-capacity-expansion_64058.html
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