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July 18, 2014
PPG Industries has named Michael McGarry, current executive v.p., as COO, effective 1 August. McGarry will have responsibility for all of PPG’s strategic business units and operating regions and for the information technology (IT); environment, health, and safety (EH&S); and purchasing functions....
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/news_briefs/PPG-names-COO_62554.html
July 18, 2014
Archer Daniels Midland (ADM) is acquiring Wild Flavors (Zug, Switzerland) for an enterprise value of approximately €2.3 billion ($3.13 billion). ADM, in an all-cash transaction, will...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/news_briefs/ADM-to-buy-Wild-Flavors-for-$3-billion_62546.html
July 18, 2014
Celanese will expand its manufacturing facilities at Suzano, Brazil, to include long-fiber-reinforced thermoplastics (LFRT) production. The capacity is expected to be operational by...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/news_briefs/Celanese-to-expand-production-in-Brazil_62547.html
July 18, 2014
Private Equity firm CI Capital Partners (New York) has acquired specialty chemical distributor Maroon (Avon, OH). Maroon’s management team retains significant equity interest in the...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/news_briefs/Private-Equity-firm-acquires-distributor-Maroon-Group_62548.html
July 18, 2014
Evonik Industries says that it has closed on an equity investment in Biosynthetic Technologies (BT; Irvine, CA), a specialist in biobased lubricants. BT has developed and manufactures...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/news_briefs/Evonik-invests-in-biobased-lubricants-start-up_62549.html
July 18, 2014
3M says that it will acquire Sumitomo Electronic’s 25% stake in Japanese subsidiary Sumitomo 3M for ¥90 billion ($885 million). Upon completing the transaction, 3M will own 100% of...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/news_briefs/3M-acquires-Japan-JV_62550.html
July 18, 2014
Praxair says that it will expand its industrial gas facilities at Kirtland, NM. The expansion will include a new nitrogen plant that will increase production capacity this year, the...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/news_briefs/Praxair-ups-nitrogen_62551.html
July 18, 2014
Renewable chemicals firm BioAmber (Minneapolis) has announced that it has signed a 210,000-m.t./year take-or-pay contract for biobased succinic acid with Vinmar International. Under...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/news_briefs/Vinmar-signs-acid-deal_62552.html
July 18, 2014
Hexpol (Malmö, Sweden), a leading polymers group with strong global market positions in advanced polymer compounding, has signed an agreement to acquire the business of Kardoes Rubber...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/news_briefs/Hexpol-buys-rubber-firm_62553.html
July 18, 2014
Ineos’s UK olefins and polymers subsidiary has received notification from the UK government that Ineos’s application for an infrastructure loan guarantee has been successful, Ineos says....
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/news_briefs/Ineos-gets-loan-guarantee-for-UK-ethane-terminal_62555.html
July 18, 2014
Hansa Group (Duisburg, Germany), an integrated supplier of care chemicals for detergents, cleaning agents, and body-care products, says that it has filed for insolvency under the...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/news_briefs/Care-chemicals-firm-Hansa-Group-files-for-insolvency_62556.html
July 18, 2014
Air Liquide says it has acquired Seprodom, a home health-care firm specialized in the monitoring of patients with chronic diseases in the French overseas territories of Réunion...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/news_briefs/Air-Liquide-acquires-home-health-care-provider_62557.html
July 18, 2014
The European Commission says that 66 new partners are being invited to join the Graphene Flagship—one of Europe’s largest research initiatives—following a €9.0-million ($12...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/news_briefs/EUs-Graphene-Flagship-to-double-number-of-partners_62558.html
July 18, 2014
IMCD Group (Rotterdam) says that, following its recent initial public offering, the option to sell an additional 15% of the total number of shares offered in the IPO has been exercised...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/news_briefs/IMCD-expands-IPO_62559.html
July 18, 2014
The Competition Tribunal of South Africa has penalized Sasol a combined 534-million South African rand ($50 million) for excessively pricing propylene and polypropylene (PP) from...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/news_briefs/Sasol-penalized_62560.html
July 18, 2014
Lonza says it appointed Sven Abend as a member of Lonza’s executive committee, effective 1 July. Abend, previously CEO of Kolb (Hedingen, Switzerland), is primarily responsible for...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/news_briefs/Lonza-appointment_62561.html
July 17, 2014
The European Chemicals Agency (ECHA; Helsinki) says that four new intentions and five new submissions for harmonised classification and labelling (CLH) have been added to the public...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/news_briefs/ECHA-adds-several-substances-to-registry-of-intentions-under-Reach_62513.html
July 16, 2014
The European Food Safety Authority (EFSA; Parma, Italy) says that is has established an acceptable daily intake (ADI) of four milligrams per kilogram body weight per day for the food...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/news_briefs/EFSA-establishes-daily-intake-limits-for-sunset-yellow-food-additive_62485.html
July 10, 2014
The chemical industry in Germany is starting to feel the wind in its sails, chemical trade association VCI (Frankfurt) said at a press conference today. Domestic production of...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/news_briefs/German-chemical-industry-feels-tail-wind-first-half-output-up-3-percent_62366.html
July 10, 2014
The German chemical industry is in favor of the transatlantic trade and investment partnership (TTIP), currently being negotiated between the European Union and the United States, says...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/news_briefs/VCIs-Kley-Germanys-chemical-industry-in-favor-of-TTIP_62395.html
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