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September 11, 2015Dow Chemical has initiated an exchange offer to enable splitting off most of its chlor-alkali and derivatives business. The split is the next step in merging Dow’s US Gulf Coast...
September 11, 2015Ferro on 3 September agreed to acquire Al Salomi for Frit and Glazes (Cairo), a tile coatings maker in the Mideast and North Africa (MENA) market, on a cash-free and debt-free basis...
September 11, 2015Senior executives and directors of FMC have recently purchased about $4.5 million worth of common stock in the company, FMC says....
September 11, 2015US propylene stocks increased during the final week of August, according to data released on 2 September by the Energy Information Administration. Propane/propylene stocks were at 96.3...
September 11, 2015Braskem (São Paulo) and Petrobras (Rio de Janeiro) have further extended the contract under which Petrobras supplies naphtha feedstock to Braskem. The companies have extended...
September 11, 2015LSB Industries, a maker of nitrogen-based chemicals and climate control equipment, has announced president and CEO Barry Golsen has stepped down after 38 years with the company. Golsen...
September 11, 2015PTT Global Chemical (PTTGC; Bangkok) has selected two engineering consortia, one led by Bechtel (Houston) and the other by Fluor (Irving, TX), to carry out separate front-end engineering designs (FEED) and provide cost estimates for a world-scale petrochemical complex at Dilles Bottom, OH....
September 11, 2015Arsenal Capital’s Accella Performance Materials (St. Louis) last week announced the acquisitions of Burtin Polymer Labs and Coating and Foam Solutions (Cartersville, GA), a maker of spray foams and coatings for insulation and roofing; and Premium Spray Products (Marietta, GA), a maker of spray foams and polyurethane systems. The exact size of the deals have not been disclosed....
September 11, 2015Altivia (Houston), a maker of iron-based salts for water treatment applications, has agreed in principle to purchase chemical producer Haverhill Chemicals, IHS Chemical learned on 10...
September 11, 2015Cytec says in regulatory filings related to its pending takeover by Solvay that one of its largest customers expressed support starting in July 2014 for a possible collaboration...