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December 19, 2014
BASF says that its coatings division is the sole supplier of automotive coatings for the new plant of Chinese automaker Chery at Jacarei, Brazil, which started operations in August...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/news_briefs/BASF-supplies-Chery_66320.html
December 19, 2014
Six chemicals have been added to the candidate list of substances of very high concern (SVHC), which would require authorization under the European Union’s Registration, Evaluation...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/news_briefs/ECHA-adds-six-substances-to-Reach-SVHC-list_66341.html
December 19, 2014
DSM has agreed to sell its Synres coating resins business to private equity firm Standard Investment (Amsterdam). Synres produces solvent-based alkyd and acrylic coating resins at Hoek...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/news_briefs/DSM-sells-coating-resins-unit-to-private-equity-firm_66342.html
December 19, 2014
Jacob Stolt-Nielsen retired from the board of Stolt-Nielsen Ltd. (SNL) on 15 December, 55 years to the day since he founded the company....
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/news_briefs/Stolt-Nielsen-founder-retires-from-company-board_66343.html
December 19, 2014
Nihon Nohyaku (Tokyo), a producer of agricultural chemicals, wood preservatives, and pharma and veterinary products, is to acquire Hyderabad Chemical (Hyderabad, India), a maker of...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/news_briefs/Japanese-firm-buys-Hyderabad-Chemical_66344.html
December 19, 2014
JTC, Singapore’s government agency responsible for industrial infrastructure, has broken ground on a high-rise complex designed to house companies involved in the manufacturing...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/news_briefs/Singapore-hub_66345.html
December 19, 2014
Bayer has completed the previously announced acquisition of Dihon Pharmaceutical Group (Kunming, China), a privately held pharmaceutical company specializing primarily in...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/news_briefs/Bayer-pharma-buy_66346.html
December 19, 2014
LyondellBasell Industries has appointed executive v.p. Bhavesh Patel as its next CEO, effective 12 January 2015. Patel succeeds James Gallogly, who announced plans to retire in September....
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/news_briefs/LyondellBasell-names-next-CEO_66321.html
December 19, 2014
State-owned Vietnam National Chemical Group (Vinachem) has sold its 11% stake in the Long Son petrochemical project in Vietnam to state energy firm PetroVietnam, to help speed up...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/news_briefs/Vietnam-share-deal_66347.html
December 17, 2014
The European Council–the institution of the heads of state or government of the member states of the European Union—has announced that it has reached a political agreement...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/news_briefs/European-Council-reaches-political-agreement-to-reduce-consumption-of-plastic-bags_66247.html
December 17, 2014
Six substances have been added to the candidate list of substances of very high concern (SVHC), under the European Union’s Registration, Evaluation, Authorisation, and...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/news_briefs/ECHA-adds-six-substances-to-SVHC-list_66244.html
December 15, 2014
The United Nations climate summit in Lima closed with the basis for a new, global climate change agreement to be finally agreed in Paris in Dec 2015, and to enter into force in 2020...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/news_briefs/Lima-climate-change-conference-mixed-response-from-politicians-industry-and-environmentalists_66177.html
December 12, 2014
The European Food Safety Authority (EFSA; Parma, Italy) has reported the results of the latest Europe-wide monitoring program in its 2012 annual report on pesticide residues in food...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/news_briefs/EU-survey-of-pesticide-residues-in-food-More-than-50-percent-of-samples-show-no-detectable-residues_66143.html
December 12, 2014
A. Schulman announced that it has added equipment in its manufacturing facility at Dongguan, China, to accommodate increasing demand in its masterbatches business. The new production...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/news_briefs/Schulman-ups-capacity_66095.html
December 12, 2014
DuPont has reached an agreement to sell its Neoprene polychloroprene business to Denka Performance Elastomer, a new joint venture company owned 70% by Denki Kagaku Kogyo (Denka; Tokyo)...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/news_briefs/DuPont-to-sell-Neoprene-elastomer-business-to-Denka-Mitsui-JV_66096.html
December 12, 2014
AkzoNobel says a fire at its Battleground facility in La Porte, TX, damaged the building housing its high-purity metalloorganics (HPMO) unit on 9 December. The company has not said...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/news_briefs/AkzoNobel-reports-fire_66093.html
December 12, 2014
Merck KGaA (Darmstadt, Germany) says that Sigma-Aldrich’s (St. Louis) shareholders have approved its previously announced merger with Merck at a special meeting held at St. Louis...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/news_briefs/Sigma-Aldrich-merger_66094.html
December 12, 2014
Activist hedge fund Barrington Capital (New York) has continued its campaign against Omnova management by nominating three directors to the company’s board to stand at Omnova’s...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/news_briefs/Activist-hedge-fund-nominates-Omnova-directors_66091.html
December 12, 2014
Reichhold Industries (Durham, NC) says that the United States Bankruptcy Court for the District of Delaware has approved bidding procedures for a court-supervised auction of...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/news_briefs/Bankruptcy-court-approves-auction-of-Reichholds-assets_66092.html
December 12, 2014
Eastman Chemical says that it has completed the acquisition of Taminco, a global specialty chemical company, for $2.80 billion in cash and assumed debt. The acquired businesses are...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/news_briefs/Eastman-completes-acquisition-of-Taminco_66090.html
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