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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
September 17, 2007
BASF names new head of fine chemicals and Ludwigshafen site....
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/companies/BASF-Makes-Management-Changes_7731.html
September 13, 2007
Evonik Industries (Essen, Germany) plans to invest on average E100 million ($100 million)/year to expand its chemicals business in China, in an effort to generate chemicals sales of E1 billion/year in Greater China by 2009....
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/companies/Newly-Christened-Evonik-Plans-to-Double-Chemicals-Sales-in-China_7694.html
September 12, 2007
Degussa's parent company RAG has changed its name to Evonik Industries....
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/companies/RAG-Debuts-as-Evonik-Industries_7677.html
September 10, 2007

Sasol reported chemical operating profit of R4.3 billion ($601 million) for its fiscal year ended June 30, compared to a R1.5-billion loss for the year-ago period.

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http://www.chemweek.com/sections/companies/Sasol-Chemical-Profits-Return-to-Black_7580.html
August 28, 2007
Air Products says it has reached a definitive agreement with Linde to acquire BOC’s former industrial gases business in Poland for €370 million ($481 million). Linde will...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/companies/Air-Products-to-Acquire-Polish-Industrial-Gas-Assets-from-Linde_5411.html
August 6, 2007
Kemira says it will acquire privately held TRI-K (Northvale, NJ), a maker and distributor of specialty chemicals used in cosmetics and personal care products. Financial terms of the...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/companies/Kemira-to-Buy-Cosmetics-Supplier_6069.html
August 6, 2007
Vestar Capital Partners (Paris), a private equity firm, says it plans to become a joint owner with The Carlyle Group (London) in AZ Electronic Materials (Luxembourg). Carlyle, also a...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/companies/Second-Equity-Firm-Invests-in-AZ_5746.html
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