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August 6, 2013
International Flavors and Fragrances (IFF) reported second-quarter net income of $102 million, up 15% from the year-ago quarter. Sales increased 5% year-on-year (YOY), to $758 million...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/companies/IFF-reports-15-percent-earnings-gain-but-lags-estimates_54255.html
July 26, 2013
LCY Chemical (Taipei) is a medium-size company that is listed on the Taiwan Stock Exchange and that manufactures innovative products based on C1–C5 chemistries, as well as specialty chemicals for Taiwan’s vibrant electronics industry....
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/companies/LCY-Chemical-bets-on-differentiation-and-R-and-D-Exploring-green-technologies-China-projects_53896.html
June 19, 2013
Shintech, the US subsidiary that anchors Shin-Etsu’s leading global position in polyvinyl chloride (PVC), celebrates in 2013 its 40th year of operation....
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/companies/Shin-Etsus-Shintech-subsidiary-at-40_52665.html
June 14, 2013
Evonik Industries has opened a composites project house, based primarily in Marl, Germany and with a branch in Darmstadt, Germany, the company says. The project house, which is...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/companies/Evonik-launches-composites-project-house_52829.html
May 31, 2013
Chemistry’s contribution to energy, including renewables, storage, efficient transport, and use was the central theme of BASF’s 2013 research conference, held recently at Ludwigshafen....
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/companies/BASF-targets-energy-R-and-D-Renewables-efficiency-storage-highlighted_52405.html
May 23, 2013
Qatar Chemical and Petrochemical Marketing and Distribution Co. (Muntajat; Doha) will, by mid-2013, take over the marketing and distribution of all chemicals and petrochemicals produced in Qatar....
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/companies/Muntajat-a-new-gateway-to-Qatars-chemicals-Output-will-more-than-double-by-2020_51686.html
May 23, 2013
 Stolt-Nielsen posted a fall in unaudited net profits for the first quarter of 2013 to $1.5 million, from $8 million in the corresponding quarter of 2012, on sales of $519.4...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/companies/Stolt-Nielsen-reports-lower-first-quarter-net-profits_51685.html
May 23, 2013
Vopak reports a 1% decrease in first-quarter operating profit excluding exceptional items, to €138.4 million ($180 million), compared with the first quarter of last year....
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/companies/Vopaks-profit-slips-in-the-first-quarter_51684.html
May 23, 2013
Odfjell Tankers and National Chemical Carriers (NCC; Riyadh) have agreed to dissolve their pool of 40,000–45,000 deadweight (dwt) m.t. coated chemical tankers, effective 1 June....
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/companies/Odfjell-and-Saudi-Arabias-NCC-to-discontinue-tanker-pool_51683.html
April 15, 2013
Huntsman CEO Peter Huntsman says the company will continue its push downstream to “derivatize” more of its output while expanding in the United States to take advantage of competitive natural gas prices....
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/companies/Huntsman-continues-downstream-push-US-investment-builds-as-gas-costs-drop_51142.html
March 19, 2013
Saudi Aramco (Dhahran, Saudi Arabia), already an upstream oil and gas powerhouse and a major oil refiner in Saudi Arabia and around the globe, is on a mission to extend its leadership...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/companies/Aramco-A-chemicals-giant-in-waiting_50494.html
November 16, 2012
R&D emphases continue to shift toward foci on sustainability, renewables, and green chemistry. Companies are also spending more to improve their products, and the targets are on...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/companies/Sustainability-drives-R-and-D-efforts_47728.html
November 9, 2012
Butti: Market was receptive to Songwon's strategy. Songwon Industrial (Ulsan, Korea), the second-biggest producer of polymer stabilizers, behind BASF, has made rapid progress since...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/companies/Songwon-accelerates-its-international-expansion_47567.html
October 26, 2012
Elmslie: In 2010, sales in Asia exceeded BP's combined petrochemical sales in Europe and the United States. BP is back on the expansion trail in petrochemicals. The company plans to...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/companies/BP-invests-in-petrochemicals_47160.html
August 31, 2012
Preissler: Expecting growth in 2012. The performance materials business unit of DKSH (Zurich) is seeking to expand its specialty chemicals distribution network in Asia and Europe. The...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/companies/DKSH-Performance-Materials-Expands-Boosting-Networks-in-Asia-and-Europe_45929.html
July 20, 2012
Chambers: CFO role is evolving, expanding. When Lamar Chambers took over as CFO of Ashland in May 2008, he was thrown right into the fire. In July 2008, Ashland announced its...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/companies/SFO-of-the-Year-Lamar-Chambers-Managing-a-Difficult-Transformation_44936.html
June 1, 2012
Use of social media platforms are growing at an exponential rate in the digital age. The chemicals industry is no exception, with 35 of the 50 largest companies in the CW Billion...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/companies/Social-Chemistry-Twitter-Expands-Web-Engagement_43797.html
May 21, 2012

David Weidman, who retired as Celanese chairman and CEO in early April, reflected in a recent interview with CW on what has changed in industry, noting what has successfully differentiated companies in the past may not necessarily work in a more global environment. “Companies must build businesses that can grow,” Weidman says. “The ‘polish the stone’ strategy will not work going forward. There needs to be strategy based on growth, it needs to be based on technology, and it needs to be much more global and international than most companies have been in the past. Being the same or marginally better than competition will not be sufficient.”

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http://www.chemweek.com/sections/companies/Celaneses-Weidman-Reflects-on-Industry_43554.html
April 27, 2012
Schapeler: Extensive testing program. Bayer’s inventions within the past 100 years include polycarbonates used in products such as ski goggles and compact discs, neonicotinoid...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/companies/Electroactive-Polymers-The-New-Buzz-at-Bayer_43012.html
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