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September 25, 2015
On the eve of the fourth session of the International Conference on Chemicals Management (ICCM), scheduling to commence in Geneva on 28 September, the International Council of Chemical...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/news_briefs/ICCA-reviews-progress-on-SAICM-Responsible-Care_73921.html
September 25, 2015
ACC’s US chemical production regional index (CPRI) rose by 0.4% in August, following a 0.3% gain in July, a 0.2% gain in June, and a 0.3% decline in May. The outputs of organic...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/news_briefs/ACCs-US-CPRI-increases-in-August_73889.html
September 23, 2015
Corbion Purac (Gorinchem, Netherlands) says it has strengthened its position in India with the acquisition of the lactic acid business of Malladi Specialties Ltd. (MSL; Chennai...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/news_briefs/Corbion-Purac-acquires-Indian-lactic-acid-business_73843.html
September 23, 2015
Corbion (Gorinchem, Netherlands) has announced that chief technology officer (CTO) Sven Thormählen is leaving the company for personal reasons. Thormählen’s resignation...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/news_briefs/Corbions-CTO-leaves_73842.html
September 23, 2015
ACC’s specialty chemicals market volume index rose by 0.3% on a three-month moving average (3MMA) basis in August, following a 0.1% gain in July. The overall specialty chemicals...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/news_briefs/US-specialty-chemicals-stable-but-oilfield-chemicals-decline_73824.html
September 23, 2015
ACC’s chemical activity barometer (CAB), a leading indicator of economic activity, fell 0.4% in September, following a revised 0.2% decline in August. "Business activity...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/news_briefs/ACC-CAB-cools-in-September-signals-slowdown-of-economic-activity_73835.html
September 24, 2015
The European Council, the institution of the heads of state or government of the EU member states, will create a market stability reserve (MSR) for the European Union Emissions...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/news_briefs/European-emissions-trading-market-stability-reserve-approved_73794.html
September 21, 2015
Flavors and fragrances company Symrise (Holzminden, Germany) says that it is acquiring Pinova Holdings (Brunswick, GA) for $397 million. The acquisition includes the operational...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/news_briefs/Symrise-acquires-Pinova-Holdings_73796.html
September 14, 2015
Germany’s chemical industry association VCI (Frankfurt) has published the results of a study it commissioned into innovation in the chemical industry. The study,”Pave the...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/news_briefs/VCI-on-innovation-evolve-company-culture-reduce-bureaucracy-simplify-regulations_73637.html
September 11, 2015
Shareholders of Alent have approved a takeover by blank-check firm Platform Specialty Products that was announced in July. The deal values Alent, a maker of electronic chemicals and...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/news_briefs/PlatformAlent-advances_73593.html
September 11, 2015
Germany’s chemical industry continues to generate moderate growth, with the positive developments of the first quarter continuing into the second, according to industry association VCI (Frankfurt)....
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/news_briefs/Production-up-in-Germany-boosted-by-pharma_73565.html
September 11, 2015
Sinopec and Sibur (Moscow) have entered into a framework investment agreement under which Sinopec will acquire a stake in Sibur. The agreement was signed during Russian president...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/news_briefs/Sinopec-agrees-to-acquire-stake-in-Sibur_73566.html
September 11, 2015
Evonik Industries says that it has agreed to acquire PeroxyChem Netherlands (Delfzijl), a producer of hydrogen peroxide (H2O2), from PeroxyChem Holdings. Under the terms of the deal...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/news_briefs/Evonik-buys-Netherlands-H2O2-producer_73567.html
September 11, 2015
Paints and coatings company Tikkurila (Helsinki) has announced plans to eliminate up to 100 jobs in Finland. The company says that it will start statutory negotiations with all of its...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/news_briefs/Tikkurila-plans-major-job-cuts-in-Finland_73568.html
September 11, 2015
TVK (Tiszaújváros, Hungary), a leading producer of petrochemicals, has changed its name to MOL Petrochemicals. The change follows energy company MOL (Budapest) increasing its stake...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/news_briefs/TVK-name-change_73569.html
September 11, 2015
Lonza has acquired Zelam (New Plymouth, New Zealand), a research-focused chemical firm that develops and manufactures products for protecting crops, specializing in fungicides...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/news_briefs/Lonza-acquires-in-NZ_73570.html
September 11, 2015
UOP, a Honeywell company, says that Shandong Chambroad Holding has become the first producer in China to bring onstream a combined C3 and C4 dehydrogenation unit using UOP’s Oleflex...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/news_briefs/UOP-China-start-up_73571.html
September 11, 2015
Lubrizol has acquired Particle Sciences (Bethlehem, PA), a contract drug developer and manufacturer. Terms of the deal have not been disclosed. Particle Sciences, which has...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/news_briefs/Lubrizol-acquires-Particle-Sciences_73590.html
September 11, 2015
Evonik Industries says that its Evonik Jayhawk Fine Chemicals (Galena, KS) subsidiary and Dixie Chemical (Pasadena, TX) have entered into a joint development agreement under which...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/news_briefs/Evonik-Dixie-collaborate-on-epoxy-thermal-curatives_73591.html
September 11, 2015
Shell has lifted a two-month force majeure on styrene from its Scotford, AB, plant. The company had been building inventory ahead of a 44-day shutdown that started on 8 September. The...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/news_briefs/Shell-lifts-styrene-FM_73592.html
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