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October 10, 2014
Lion Copolymer (Geismar, LA) has agreed to buy Ashland’s styrene-butadiene rubber (SBR) elastomers business. Terms of the deal, which is expected to close by 31 December, have not...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/news_briefs/Lion-Copolymer-to-acquire-Ashland-SBR-elasromers_64420.html
October 10, 2014
Ineos Technologies has entered into license agreements for its Innovene S and Innovene G polyethylene (PE) technologies to be used by the proposed Appalachian Shale Cracker Enterprise...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/news_briefs/Ascent-licenses-Ineos-PE_64421.html
October 10, 2014
DuPont and Procter & Gamble (P&G) say they will collaborate to use DuPont’s cellulosic ethanol in P&G’s Tide laundry detergent in North America. According to the...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/news_briefs/P-and-G-to-use-DuPont-cellulosic-ethanol-in-Tide-detergent_64426.html
October 8, 2014
Evonik Industries has opened a new production line for surface-treated fumed silica at its Rheinfelden, Germany site, thereby increasing the company’s global capacity by 25%. The...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/news_briefs/Evonik-boosts-global-capacity-for-specialty-silicas-by-25-percent-with-expansion-at-Rheinfelden-Germany_64341.html
October 7, 2014
Specialty chemicals company Altana (Wesel, Germany) says it is increasing the size of its management board to three members. Christoph Schlünken, president/additives and...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/news_briefs/Altana-enlarges-management-board_64315.html
October 7, 2014
The European Chemicals Agency (ECHA; Helsinki) has started a 45-day public commenting period on proposals for harmonized classification and labelling (CLH) for clorophene and...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/news_briefs/ECHA-opens-CLH-consultations-on-two-substances_64317.html
October 6, 2014
Germany’s chemical industry association VCI (Frankfurt) says it welcomes the recent announcement of a comprehensive economic and trade agreement (CETA) between the European Union...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/news_briefs/VCI-welcomes-trade-agreement-between-EU-and-Canada-sees-growth-potential-for-German-chemicals_64284.html
October 6, 2014
The European Chemicals Agency (ECHA; Helsinki) has open a 45-day public commenting period on harmonized classification and labeling (CLH) proposals for four substances: dibutyltin...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/news_briefs/ECHA-starts-public-consultation-on-four-substances-under-CLH_64293.html
October 6, 2014
The European Chemicals Agency (ECHA; Helsinki) has added oxathiapiprolin to the registry of intentions. Oxathiapiprolin is a member of the piperidinyl thiazole isoxazoline class of...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/news_briefs/Oxathiapiprolin-added-to-ECHAs-registry-of-intentions_64289.html
September 26, 2014
LyondellBasell Industries is evaluating a further expansion project at Channelview, TX, to add up to 550 million lbs/year of ethylene. Preliminary engineering work is under way and, if...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/news_briefs/LyondellBasell-planning-to-further-expand-ethylene-at-Channelview_64035.html
September 26, 2014
Total has agreed to sell its 25% interest in Cardinal Gas Services for $400 million plus a price adjustment estimated at $50 million. E1 and a consortium led by Samchully, both of...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/news_briefs/Total-midstream-sale_64034.html
September 26, 2014
Hedge fund Trian Fund Management (New York) has called on DuPont to split off its higher-growth agriculture, nutrition, and industrial biotech operations. “DuPont’s conglomerate...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/news_briefs/Trian-urges-DuPont-to-break-off-ag-industrial-biotech_64028.html
September 26, 2014
DuPont’s packaging and industrial polymers unit will increase the production capacity of its ethylene copolymers assets at its Texas manufacturing facilities. The company plans to...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/news_briefs/DuPont-invests-$100-million-to-expand-specialty-resins_64029.html
September 26, 2014
ACC has released its monthly chemical activity barometer (CAB), which measures indicators related to the growth of the US chemical industry. The CAB gained just 0.1% over August...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/news_briefs/ACC-reports-slow-growth-in-monthly-activity-barometer_64030.html
September 26, 2014
Dow Chemical says that its electronic materials business will build the world’s first large-scale, cadmium-free quantum dot manufacturing operation at the company’s site at...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/news_briefs/Dow-to-build-quantum-dot-manufacturing-plant_64031.html
September 26, 2014
Myriant (Quincy, MA), a renewable chemicals firm, says that its board has appointed Cenan Ozmeral CEO. Ozmeral, who is already Myriant president, has been with the company since...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/news_briefs/Myriant-president-also-takes-CEO-role_64049.html
September 26, 2014
Perstorp (Perstorp, Sweden) says that Magnus Heimburg has been appointed CFO, effective 1 December. Heimburg succeeds Johan Malmqvist, who, after five years as CFO, has decided to...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/news_briefs/New-Perstorp-CFO_64050.html
September 26, 2014
Potash and magnesium products producer K+S (Kassel, Germany) has announced that the contract of Norbert Steiner, chairman, has been extended until May 2017. His contract was scheduled...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/news_briefs/K+S-cuts-board_64051.html
September 26, 2014
The combined research budget of Germany’s chemical industry soared to a record €10.5 bilion ($13.3 billion) in 2013, more than 8.0% higher than in the previous year, industry...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/news_briefs/German-R-and-D-soars_64052.html
September 26, 2014
Israel Chemicals Ltd. (ICL; Tel Aviv), a producer of fertilizers and specialty chemicals, announced the commencement of its international initial public offering on the New York Stock...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/news_briefs/ICL-lists-on-Big-Board_64032.html
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