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January 12, 2015
Demand for chemicals in 2014 was dampened by the global political crisis and the uncertainty surrounding the development of the global economy. The outlook for chemical companies in...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/news_briefs/German-chemical-employers-association-2014-fell-short-of-expectations-uncertainty-on-the-rise_66741.html
January 9, 2015
Evonik Industries says that it has appointed Ulrich Küsthardt as new chief innovation officer, effective from the beginning of this year. Küsthardt says that he plans to...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/news_briefs/Evonik-appoints-new-chief-innovation-officer_66709.html
January 9, 2015
Isobutanol producer Gevo (Englewood, CO) has announced that it produced over 50,000 gal of isobutanol via fermentation at its Luverne, MN, production plant. The company had previously...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/news_briefs/Gevo-hits-isobutanol-production-target-in-December_66708.html
January 9, 2015
RPM reports fiscal second-quarter net income of $69.8 million, up 9.8% year-on-year (YOY), on sales that were flat, at $1.07 billion. Earnings of 52 cts/share missed the analysts’...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/news_briefs/RPM-misses-estimates-cuts-guidance_66675.html
January 9, 2015
Solvay has completed acquiring Chevron Phillips Chemical’s (CPChem) polyphenylene sulfide (PPS) business for $220.0 million. The acquisition, announced in September 2014, was carried...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/news_briefs/Solvay-completes-PPS-acquisition-from-CPChem_66676.html
January 9, 2015
Honeywell has begun full-scale commercial production of HFO-1234ze, a new, low-global-warming-potential (GWP) hydrofluorocarbon, at its Baton Rouge site. The company says that...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/news_briefs/Honeywell-begins-producing-HFO-1234ze-at-Baton-Rouge_66677.html
January 9, 2015
A. Schulman reports fiscal first-quarter net income from continuing operations up 6.5% year-on-year (YOY), to $13.2 million, on sales up 5.0%, to $615.1 million....
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/news_briefs/Schulman-beats-estimates-on-higher-sales_66678.html
January 9, 2015
Momentive Performance Materials (MPM) has named John Boss as CEO and president of the company and its indirect parent, MPM Holdings. Boss served as interim CEO since October 2014...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/news_briefs/MPM-names-CEO-chair_66679.html
January 9, 2015
Mexichem has acquired from DuPont the distribution and sale license for pharmaceutical-grade hydrofluorocarbon (HFC)-227ea/P, a medical propellant, for $4.1 million. Under the terms of...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/news_briefs/Mexichem-HFC-license_66680.html
January 9, 2015
SRF (Gurgaon, India) has acquired the global HFC-134a pharmaceutical propellant gases business of DuPont for $20.0 million in cash. DuPont has transferred the Dymel brand name and will...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/news_briefs/SRF-adds-pharma-HFC_66681.html
January 9, 2015
Private equity firm The Riverside Co. (New York) says that it has acquired Drex-Chem (Shah Alam, Malaysia), a specialty chemicals distributor. Financial details of the agreement have...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/news_briefs/Distributor-acquisition_66694.html
January 9, 2015
Refinery and petrochemical companies Idemitsu Kosan (Tokyo) and Showa Shell Sekiyu (Tokyo) are in tie-up discussions, the companies have announced. Idemitsu, in response to media...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/news_briefs/Idemitsu-Kosan-and-Showa-Shell-Sekiyu-in-tie-up-talks_66696.html
January 9, 2015
Methanol Holdings (Trinidad) Ltd. (MHTL) aims to partner with G2X Energy (Houston) to build a previously announced, world-scale methanol-to-gasoline production facility at Lake...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/news_briefs/MHTL-joins-G2X_66682.html
January 9, 2015
MeadWestvaco (MWV) says it plans a tax-free spin-off of its specialty chemicals business, a maker of pine chemical derivatives and activated carbon products....
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/news_briefs/MeadWestvaco-to-spin-off-specialty-chemicals_66683.html
January 9, 2015
Reliance Industries says that it has signed shipping agreements with Mitsui OSK Lines (MOL; Tokyo), one of the world’s largest shipping companies, to transport liquefied ethane from...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/news_briefs/Reliance-in-ethane-shipping-deal-with-Mitsui-OSK_66689.html
January 9, 2015
Brenntag has agreed to acquire chemicals distributor Fred Holmberg & Co. (Malmö, Sweden). Fred Holmberg & Co. distributes organic and inorganic chemicals in Scandinavia and provides mixing and blending activities, Brenntag says...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/news_briefs/Brenntag-to-acquire-distributor-in-Sweden_66690.html
January 9, 2015
An ExxonMobil chemicals subsidiary in France plans to close the regular butyl rubber (BR) unit at the company’s Notre Dame de Gravenchon, France, complex. The company’s...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/news_briefs/ExxonMobil-to-close-butyl-rubber-unit-in-France_66691.html
January 9, 2015
The management of logistics service provider Vos Logistics (Oss, Netherlands) and Scheybeeck Investments (Beverwijk, Netherlands) have together completed the acquisition of Vos...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/news_briefs/Vos-Logistics-buyout_66692.html
January 9, 2015
Arkema says it has completed a share capital increase—with preferential subscription rights—that was launched in November 2014 as part of the financing of the company’s proposed...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/news_briefs/Arkema-share-issue_66693.html
January 7, 2015
Ministers from 14 European Union member states have made a joint statement in which the European Union is called upon to introduce an “ambitious market stability reserve...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/news_briefs/Support-grows-for-prompt-reform-of-EU-ETS_66535.html
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