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August 15, 2014
Specialty chemical firms mostly report strong performances in their latest quarterly results, with sales and net income rising across the board. Valspar slightly missed estimates, but...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/business_finance/usa_americas/Specialty-earnings-strong-as-firms-post-sales-increases_63206.html
August 15, 2014
VanDeMark Chemical (Lockport, NY), a maker of phosgene and phosgene derivatives, has acquired Isochem’s Framochem (Kazincbarcika, Hungary) subsidiary, rejoining the US and European...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/business_finance/usa_americas/VanDeMark-acquires-Hungarian-phosgene-maker-Framochem_63220.html
August 15, 2014
EPA has granted greenhouse gas prevention of significant deterioration (GHG-PSD) permits to Formosa Plastics Corp. (FPC) for the construction of a 1.6-million m.t./year ethane cracker...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/business_finance/usa_americas/EPA-approves-Formosas-ethylene-PDH-LDPE-projects_63207.html
August 15, 2014
Ashland has agreed to an accelerated share buyback worth $750 million. On 5 August, Ashland made two $375-million payments to Deutsche Bank and J.P.Morgan to fund the repurchases and...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/business_finance/usa_americas/Ashland-launches-$1-billion-in-share-buybacks_63218.html
August 15, 2014
Most fertilizer makers report a drop in earnings due to several factors, including lower prices, a delayed planting season, and plant outages. PotashCorp posted strong segment results...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/business_finance/usa_americas/Fertilizer-companies-report-lower-quarterly-earnings_63219.html
August 5, 2014
Germany’s chemical trade association VCI (Frankfurt) has pointed out that the country’s chemical industry is not calling for mutual recognition of existing standards for...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/business_finance/usa_americas/VCI-No-reduction-in-chemical-safety-standards-through-TTIP_62990.html
August 1, 2014
Air Liquide has announced plans to invest nearly $180 million in two separate gases plants in Brazil and the United States. The company says that it has signed an agreement to supply...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/business_finance/usa_americas/Air-Liquide-plans-ASU-investments_62860.html
August 1, 2014
Arkema has started up a 45,000-m.t./year methyl acrylate plant at the company’s site at Clear Lake, TX. The plant is the final piece of a $110-million project aimed at beefing up...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/business_finance/usa_americas/Arkema-completes-$110-million-acrylics-project-in-Texas_62861.html
August 1, 2014
Two Chinese groups have announced separate plans to build large, export-oriented methanol manufacturing complexes in Texas and Louisiana....
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/business_finance/usa_americas/Chinese-groups-plan-Texas-Louisiana-methanol-complexes_62862.html
August 1, 2014
in his first public comments since taking over the company on 1 July, Air Products chairman and CEO Seifi Ghasemi says that focusing on cash generation and improved capital allocation will drive Air Products’ strategy....
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/business_finance/usa_americas/Cash-and-capital-allocation-to-guide-Air-Products-strategy_62828.html
August 1, 2014
A rally in Dow Chemical’s share price, aided by its strong second-quarter earnings report on 23 July, has the conversion of $4 billion in preferred shares that carry an expensive...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/business_finance/usa_americas/Dow-share-gains-could-allow-it-to-retire-expensive-preferred-shares_62827.html
August 1, 2014
RPM’s Bondex subsidiary—which has been in bankruptcy as a separate entity since 2010 because of asbestos litigation—has announced an agreement settling its asbestos claims....
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/business_finance/usa_americas/Bankrupt-RPM-subsidiary-reaches-asbestos-settlement_62898.html
August 1, 2014
Industrial gas producers in the United States have been reporting strong earnings results for the quarter ended 30 June thanks to growth in the country as well as electronics and...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/business_finance/usa_americas/Industrial-gas-producers-post-higher-income-lower-forecasts_62910.html
August 1, 2014
Specialty chemical makers mostly report solid earnings gains on good volumes across a variety of product applications, including construction, personal care, and catalysts. Some...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/business_finance/usa_americas/Specialty-companies-mostly-report-rising-earnings_62911.html
July 18, 2014
Coating makers PPG Industries and Sherwin-Williams (SW) both report solid second-quarter results, since earnings increased year-on-year (YOY) and beat estimates on rising sales and volumes....
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/business_finance/usa_americas/Coatings-makers-post-solid-second-quarter-earnings_62567.html
July 18, 2014
Alpek and BASF have signed agreements covering the expandable polystyrene (EPS) and polyurethane (PU) business activities of their Polioles joint venture in Mexico and BASF’s EPS business in North America and South America, excluding BASF’s Neopor grey EPS business....
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/business_finance/usa_americas/Alpek-BASF-plan-EPS-and-polyols-swap-in-the-Americas_62563.html
July 18, 2014
Cytec and Dralon (Cologne) say they are exploring collaborating to develop and market large-tow carbon fiber for industrial applications. The collaboration would include products for...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/business_finance/usa_americas/Cytec-and-Dralon-to-collaborate-on-carbon-fibers_62568.html
July 18, 2014
Stepan says it has acquired a sulfonation production plant in Bahia, Brazil, from Procter & Gamble (P&G) for an undisclosed sum. The plant, in the country’s northeast...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/business_finance/usa_americas/Stepan-acquires-sulfonation-plant-in-Brazil-from-P-and-G_62569.html
July 18, 2014
Biocatalyst firm Codexis (Redwood City, CA) and GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) have announced a technology license agreement worth up to $25 million in initial payments and milestone and...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/business_finance/usa_americas/GSK-to-license-Codexis-technology_62570.html
July 18, 2014
Expectations for improved semiconductor demand, driven by the latest smartphones and tablets and the <i>internet of things</i> &mdash;the term used to describe the increasing use of chips in applications like thermostats and refrigerators&mdash;helped fuel optimistic sentiment at Semiconductor Equipment and Materials International&rsquo;s (SEMI; San Jose, CA) annual Semicon West conference, held 8&ndash;10 July at San Francisco....
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/business_finance/usa_americas/Semicon-West-2014-Positive-outlook-for-chip-makers-suppliers_62571.html
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