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August 6, 2007
Korea’s Fair Trade Commission (FTC; Seoul) has fined nine Korean companies a combined won105.1 billion ($112 million) for conspiring to fix prices of polypropylene (PP) and...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/companies/Korea-Fines-Firms-for-Fixing-PP-and-HDPE-Prices_5741.html
August 6, 2007
A consortium of eight companies has abandoned plans to construct a propylene pipeline linking Rotterdam and Antwerp with the Ruhr region of Germany (CW, Nov. 30/Dec. 7, 2005, p. 21)...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/companies/European-Consortium-Scraps-Plans-to-Build-Propylene-Pipeline_5740.html
August 6, 2007
Global activity in the chemical industry has been steady so far in 2007, with January growth at 0.5%, according to ACC’s Global Chemical Industry Production Index. The uptick...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/companies/2007-Global-Activity-in-Industry-Off-to-a-Solid-Start_5732.html
August 6, 2007
Sinopec maintained its position as Asia’s biggest chemical company in 2005, topping CW’s ranking of Asian chemical firms by sales for a second successive year (table, p...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/companies/Top-Asian-Companies_5716.html
August 6, 2007
Despite gloomy predictions for fine chemical firms struggling under cost pressures from excess capacity and stiffening international competition, the Informex fine and specialty...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/companies/Fine-Chemical-Firms-Plan-Multimillion-Dollar-Investments_5715.html
August 6, 2007
BOC says it has signed a multi-year supply agreement with privately owned Superior Welding Supply (Waterloo, Iowa), a retailer of welding equipment, safety supplies, and industrial...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/companies/BOC-Expands-Distributor-Network_5714.html
August 6, 2007
The CW75 rose by 10% for the week ending February 21, slightly ahead of broader market indexes. Basic chemical shares increased 5%; specialty chemicals, 1%; and diversified chemical...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/companies/cw75-stock-performance_5704.html
August 6, 2007
The many tasks of Hercules (Wilmginton, DE) have challenged the company earlier this decade. The costly acquisition of BetzDearborn in the late 1990s saddled it with an onerous debt...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/companies/Rebuilding-Musclein-Specialties_6481.html
July 30, 2007
Bunge Oils and Diversa say they have formed a partnership to discover and develop novel enzymes for use in the production of edible oils that have enhanced nutritional or health...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/companies/Bunge-Diversa-Link-in-Enzyme-Deal_5701.html
July 30, 2007
The New Jersey Work Environment Council (NJWEC; Trenton) has mounted a campaign to force the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) to conduct enforcement reviews of...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/companies/New-Jersey-Group-Says-OSHA-Fails-to-Enforce-Process-Safety-Rule_5696.html
July 30, 2007
Rockwood Holdings has sold the U.S. operations of its wafer reclaim business to Pure Wafer (Swansea, U.K.), a silicon wafer reclaim services provider, for approximately $11 million...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/companies/Rockwood-Sells-U-S-Reclaim-Unit_5690.html
July 30, 2007
International Petroleum Investment Co. (IPIC; Abu Dhabi) says it has agreed to acquire a 20% stake in Oman Polypropylene (OPP) from Oman Oil Co. (OOC; Muscat). The deal cuts...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/companies/Oman-Reshuffles-PP-Stakes_5679.html
July 30, 2007
The CW75 Index rose 1% for the week ending February 14, in line with broader market indexes. Basic and diversified chemical stocks increased 1%, while specialty chemical shares were...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/companies/CW75-Stock-Performance_5658.html
July 30, 2007
Generic pharmaceuticals manufacturer Actavis (Hafnarfjordur, Iceland) says it has acquired the active pharmaceutical ingredients (API) division of Sanmar Specialty Chemicals Ltd...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/companies/Actavis-Buys-Indian-API-Business_5645.html
July 30, 2007
European specialty chemical companies reported mixed results for fourth-quarter 2006. Specialty makers say they were able to increase selling prices across some of their businesses...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/companies/Specialty-Chemical-Earnings-Mixed-Energy-Costs-Rise_5634.html
July 30, 2007
Grace Darex Packaging Techno- logies,´╗┐ a business of W. R. Grace, has promoted John Griffiths to R&D manager/closure sealants worldwide. Griffiths was previously marketing...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/companies/key-changes_5552.html
July 30, 2007
High crude oil and natural gas prices are pushing coal to the forefront as a lower-cost alternative energy and feedstock source. An increasing number of companies in the U.S. could...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/companies/Coal-to-Chemicals_5533.html
July 30, 2007
Ashland has named Stephanie Carter industry manager/North America for Ashland Composite Polymers, a business group of Ashland Performance Materials. Stephanie Carter Edward Shimkus...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/companies/key-changes_5357.html
July 30, 2007
Dow Chemical’s recent acquisition of Bayer’s Wolff Walsrode (Walsrode, Germany) cellulosics subsidiary, strengthens Dow’s differentiated portfolio and reduces its...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/companies/Dow-Acquires-Wolff-Walsrode-Business-from-Bayer_5339.html
July 30, 2007
Actavis Group (Reykjavík) says it has acquired a manufacturing plant at Alathur southern India from Grandix Pharmaceuticals (Chennai, India), a manufacturing and marketing...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/companies/Actavis-Acquires-Plant_5336.html
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