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July 31, 2008
Kuraray (Tokyo) has recorded 14% decrease in net profits to ¥6.53 billion ($61 million), for the first quarter ended June 30, 2008, as compared to the same period last fiscal. And...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/companies/Kuraray-First-Quarter-Profits-Sales-Fall-Chemical-Business-Sales-Up_13342.html
July 29, 2008
Lucite International (Southampton, U.K.), the biggest producer of methyl methacrylate (MMA), is on the threshold of what promises to be the most dynamic phase in its history. The...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/companies/A-New-Era-Beckons-for-Lucite_13286.html
June 30, 2008
Khusrokhan: Exploring new markets and businesses. Tata Chemicals (Mumbai) became the second-largest producer of soda ash, with total capacity of 5.5 million m.t./year, following the...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/companies/Tata-Chemicals-Expands-Overseas_12765.html
June 30, 2008
Brunner Mond has benefited in a number of ways from its 2006 acquisition by Tata Chemicals, John Kerrigan, managing director of Brunner Mond, tells CW. “Under Tata’s...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/companies/Brunner-Mond-Benefits-from-New-Ownership_12766.html
May 14, 2008
DuPont and Genencor, a division of Danisco, have formed a 50-50 joint venture to commercialize low-cost technology for cellulosic ethanol. The companies say the jv, DuPont Danisco...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/companies/DuPont-Genencor-Form-JV-to-Produce-Cellulosic-Ethanol_11899.html
April 7, 2008
Azelis is one of the recent success stories of the European chemical distribution sector. The company was formed in 2001 through a private equity-backed merger of two small...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/companies/Azelis-Maintains-Fast-Track_11264.html
March 24, 2008
DSM says it is making “significant progress” in its quest to become an environmentally sustainable company. Sustainability involves various social, economic, and...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/companies/DSM-Makes-Case-for-Sustainability_5550.html
February 25, 2008
Kemira says it will appoint a separate board of directors for the company’s Kemira Coatings subsidiary, to emphasize the “independent nature” of the business. The...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/companies/Kemira-Forms-a-Separate-Coatings-Board_10496.html
February 4, 2008
Chemtura says it has entered into an agreement to sell its $175-million/year oleochemical business to PMC Group (Mount Laurel, NJ), for an undisclosed amount. The sale includes a...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/companies/Chemtura-to-Sell-Oleochemical-Business-to-PMC-Group_10185.html
January 18, 2008
Momentive Performance Materials (Wilton, CT) is in the “first inning” of building a global silicones enterprise following its acquisition by Apollo Management (New York)...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/companies/Momentive-Gains-Critical-Mass_9921.html
January 14, 2008
Celanese says it expects its consumer and industrial specialties unit to generate more than $100 million in additional Ebitda by 2009, one year ahead of schedule, Doug Madden...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/companies/Celaneses-Unit-to-Play-Critical-Role-in-Reaching-Growth-Targets_9774.html
November 16, 2007
Schulman says that Terry L. Haines, its chairman, president, and CEO, will retire from the company by March 1, 2008. The company says it has already “identified a highly...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/companies/Schulman-CEO-to-Retire-Investor-Group-Withdraws-Board-Nominees_8994.html
November 7, 2007
Evonik Industries is in “very well advanced” negotiations with potential buyers for Evonik’s Rütgers Chemicals (Castrop-Rauxel, Germany) coal tar chemicals...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/companies/Evonik-Closes-In-on-Sale-of-Rutgers_8695.html
October 15, 2007
Tank cars hauling chlorine and anhydrous ammonia are at the top of the most-wanted list of chemicals that several groups aim to see rerouted away from major cities, replaced with less...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/companies/Transportation-Nowhere-to-Go_5423.html
October 4, 2007
Pekka Paasikivi joins Kemira from private equity firm Oras Invest (Rauma, Finland), Kemira's largest shareholder....
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/companies/Kemira-Names-Chairman_8171.html
October 3, 2007
CPC Corp. (Taipei) has embarked on a program to reinforce its position as a leading producer of olefins and aromatics in Taiwan. The company plans to upgrade one of its production...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/companies/CPC-Reinforces-Petrochemicals_8130.html
October 2, 2007
ACC says its members have posted new performance metrics on its Responsible Care Web site, www.responsiblecare-us.com, including energy efficiency data and sector-wide greenhouse gas...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/companies/ACC-Adds-Global-Warming-and-Energy-Metrics-to-Web-Site_5548.html
October 1, 2007
Akzo Nobel expects to close its purchase of ICI in early January, according to a shareholders’ circular. Akzo agreed to buy ICI in August for U.K. pounds 8 billion ($16.3...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/companies/Akzo-Expects-to-Close-ICI-Deal-in-January_8063.html
October 1, 2007
U.S. chemical companies with a high percentage of sales generated  overseas stand to benefit from the dollar's swoon, according to BB&T analyst Frank Mitsch....
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/companies/Weaker-Dollar-Should-Benefit-U-S-Chemical-Firms-with-High-Overseas-Exposure_8043.html
September 26, 2007
Akzo Nobel has provided a timetable for its proposed cash offer to buy ICI. Akzo says it intends to post its Shareholder Circular on October 1, 2007. In addition, the company will hold...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/companies/Akzo-Sets-Time-Table-for-ICI-Deal_8013.html
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