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June 30, 2015
DSM announced today that Atul Thakrar is joining the company as president of its biobased products and services unit, effective 1 July. Thakrar will be responsible for DSM’s...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/news_briefs/DSM-appoints-presidentbiobased-products-and-services_71764.html
June 30, 2015
Fifty three small and medium-size enterprises (SMEs) from Germany’s chemical industry have announced that they “completely convinced” in their support of the...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/news_briefs/Germanys-chemical-SMEs-in-favor-of-TTIP_71758.html
June 26, 2015
ACC’s chemical activity barometer (CAB), a leading indicator of economic activity, rose 0.7% sequentially in June, following a similar increase in May. April’s sequential increase...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/news_briefs/ACCs-CAB-rises-for-June-but-May-chemicals-production-declines-in-US_71669.html
June 26, 2015
Industry groups praise the passage of the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA) Modernization Act of 2015 in the US House of Representatives and encourage the Senate to advance a companion bill awaiting action....
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/news_briefs/House-passes-TSCA-reform-bill-Senate-to-vote-in-July_71670.html
June 26, 2015
Ecolab says that it has acquired a controlling interest in Jianghai Environmental Protection Co. (Changzhou, China), an industrial water treatment company....
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/news_briefs/Ecolab-acquires-water-treatment-firm-in-China_71650.html
June 26, 2015
Arkema says that it plans to divest its Sunclear subsidiary—a plastic and aluminum sheet distribution business—to BF Invest, a commercial partner of Sunclear. Sunclear forms part...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/news_briefs/Arkema-to-divest-Sunclear-may-shut-PMMA-sheet-unit_71651.html
June 26, 2015
A strike that disrupted production of bromine and potash at Israel Chemicals Ltd. (ICL; Tel Aviv) has ended with an agreement on an efficiency program that includes fewer job losses...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/news_briefs/Strike-at-ICL-ends-with-deal-on-job-cuts-efficiency_71652.html
June 26, 2015
Wacker Chemie says that it has been informed by the syndicate of banks involved in the recent initial public offering of Siltronic, the silicon wafer producer, that the IPO’s...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/news_briefs/Greenshoe-option-fully-exercised-in-Siltronic-IPO_71653.html
June 26, 2015
Plantations company Kuala Lumpur Kepong (KLK) says that its subsidiary at Emmerich, Germany, has agreed to buy Emery Oleochemicals’ (Shah Alam, Malaysia) oleochemicals plant at...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/news_briefs/Oleochemicals-deal_71654.html
June 26, 2015
Specialty chemicals producer Chembond Chemicals (Mumbai) has agreed to divest its 49% stake in Henkel Chembond Technologies, which caters to the metal treatment industry, to its...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/news_briefs/Henkel-buys-out-JV_71655.html
June 26, 2015
Orica (Melbourne) has appointed Alberto Calderon managing director and CEO. Calderon was appointed interim managing director and CEO in March after Orica’s previous managing director...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/news_briefs/Orica-confirms-CEO_71656.html
June 26, 2015
OCI’s (Seoul) North American subsidiary says it is considering “strategic alternatives” for its stake in OCI Resources (OCIR), a master limited partnership (MLP) that owns 51% of...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/news_briefs/OCI-considers-alternatives-for-soda-ash_71671.html
June 26, 2015
PBF Energy has agreed to acquire Chalmette Refining, a 189,000 -bl/day refinery in Chalmette, LA, for $322 million from ExxonMobil and PDVSA, which operate the business as a 50-50...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/news_briefs/PBF-Energy-buys-Chalmette-Refining-for-$322-million_71672.html
June 26, 2015
Huntsman says that it has completed the acquisition of Tecnoelastomeri (Castelfranco Emilia, Italy) a manufacturer and marketer of methylene di- para -phenylene isocyanate–based...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/news_briefs/Huntsman-completes-Tecnoelastomeri-buy_71673.html
June 26, 2015
Capital Southwest’s chemical assets have filed with SEC for a spin-off, after which the new company—CSW Industrial—will become a publicly traded entity. CSW will control three...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/news_briefs/Capital-Southwest-chemical-assets-file-for-spin-off_71674.html
June 26, 2015
IMCD (Rotterdam) has completed the acquisition of an 80% stake in specialties distributor M.F. Cachat (Cleveland). The deal marks IMCD’s entry into the US chemical distribution...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/news_briefs/IMCD-takes-M-F-Cachat_71675.html
June 26, 2015
Israel Chemicals Ltd. (ICL; Tel Aviv) has completed the acquisition of the remaining shares of Allana Potash (Toronto), a mining company engaged in the development of potash assets in...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/news_briefs/ICL-gets-Allana-Potash_71676.html
June 26, 2015
Kinder Morgan (Houston) has launched a binding open season for its proposed Utica Marcellus Texas Pipeline (UMTP), which would carry natural gas liquids (NGLs) from the Utica and...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/news_briefs/KM-revives-NGL-project_71677.html
June 26, 2015
Boardwalk Pipeline says its Evangeline ethylene pipeline has returned to full operation. The pipeline, which transports ethylene between Port Neches, TX; and Baton Rouge, LA, was shut...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/news_briefs/Evangeline-back-online_71678.html
June 26, 2015
The European Food Safety Authority (EFSA; Parma, Italy) has started a project with goal of establishing a framework for the risk assessment of the various factors that cause stress in...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/news_briefs/EFSA-launches-project-to-investigate-factors-that-damage-honeybee-colonies_71693.html
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