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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
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
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