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April 4, 2014
Samsung General Chemicals and Samsung Petrochemical say their boards have agreed on a merger between the two companies....
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/news_briefs/Samsung-chemical-subsidiaries-to-merge_60082.html
April 4, 2014
Axens has announced the launch of Atol bioethylene technology, developed in partnership with Total and IFP Energies nouvelles (Ifpen; Paris). Axens is an Ifpen affiliate. The launch is...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/news_briefs/Axens-Total-Ifpen-launch-bioethylene-technology_60083.html
April 4, 2014
Cristian Lay (Jerez de los Caballeros, Spain) has acquired La Seda de Barcelona’s (El Prat de Llobregat, Spain) assets at El Prat and Tarragona, Spain, Cristian Lay announced. The...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/news_briefs/Cristian-Lay-buys-La-Seda-EO-EG-PET-assets-in-Spain_60084.html
April 4, 2014
BASF has agreed to divest its liquid masterbatch business at Clermont de l’Oise, France, to Audia International, a large supplier of polyolefin and color masterbatches. The...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/news_briefs/BASF-divests-in-France_60085.html
April 4, 2014
The Ministry of Commerce (Mofcom; Beijing) has made a preliminary ruling on a previously announced antidumping probe into imports by China of perchloroethylene from the European Union...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/news_briefs/China-dumping-rule_60086.html
April 4, 2014
Trinseo has acquired JSR’s (Tokyo) production capacity rights for solution-polymerized styrene butadiene rubber (S-SBR) at Trinseo’s Schkopau, Germany, site. S-SBR is used to make...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/news_briefs/Trinseo-buys-from-JSR_60087.html
April 4, 2014
Lanxess has announced several leadership changes, following the arrival of Matthias Zachert as chairman of the board this week. Jorge Nogueira will assume responsibility for the...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/news_briefs/Lanxess-makes-leadership-changes_60106.html
April 3, 2014
Croatian companies manufacturing substances in or importing substances into the European Union in amounts exceeding 100 m.t./year, or that are carcinogenic, mutagenic, or toxic to...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/news_briefs/First-Reach-deadline-for-Croatian-companies-1-July-2014_60047.html
April 3, 2014
Lanxess says it is collaborating with EconCore (Leuven, Belgium) to develop new thermoplastic sandwich materials for lightweight construction. The objective of the collaboration is to...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/news_briefs/Lanxess-joins-with-EconCore-to-develop-nylon-sandwich-materials_60040.html
April 3, 2014
The European Chemicals Agency (ECHA; Helsinki) has published decisions on evaluations by European member states of 14 substances under the European Union’s Registration...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/news_briefs/ECHA-publishes-first-evaluation-decisions-under-Reach_60037.html
April 2, 2014
Senior executives in the global chemical industry have met their counterparts from seven state-owned companies in China for the first time in a forum addressing climate change and the...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/news_briefs/Industry-execs-meet-leaders-of-Chinese-chemical-companies-to-discuss-sustainable-development_59842.html
April 2, 2014
BASF says that it is going to expand its leading position in the production of superabsorbent polymers for the global hygiene industry with a new technology. The innovation delivers...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/news_briefs/BASF-evaluating-investments-in-production-of-superabsorbents_59886.html
April 1, 2014
The Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP), currently being negotiated between the European Union and the United States, is a “remarkable, historic...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/news_briefs/Cefics-Mandery-TTIP-an-historic-opportunity-but-regulatory-divide-must-be-addressed_59973.html
April 1, 2014
Evonik Industries and automaker Daimler are restructuring their activities in the area of electric mobility to reflect changes in market conditions, the companies announced today...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/news_briefs/Evonik-and-Daimler-to-restructure-lithium-ion-activities_59972.html
April 1, 2014
The latest report from the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC; Geneva), “Climate Change 2014: Impacts, Adaptation, and Vulnerability,” shows the far-reaching...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/news_briefs/Climate-change-a-fundamental-challenge_59967.html
March 31, 2014
The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC; Geneva) says, in a report published today, the effects of climate change are already occurring on all continents and across the...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/news_briefs/IPCC-report-on-climate-change-stronger-focus-on-adaptation-to-past-events-versus-preparing-for-future-change_59940.html
March 28, 2014
International Flavors & Fragrances (IFF) says it is realigning responsibilities under Nicolas Mirzayantz, president/fragrances, effective 1 April. The change includes creation of a...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/news_briefs/IFF-makes-organization-changes-in-fragrances-business-unit_59903.html
March 28, 2014
The European Council says that it will take stock of progress on various issues related to climate change at its meeting in June, with a view to taking a final decision on the new...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/news_briefs/EU-2030-framework-for-energy-and-climate-change-European-Council-to-take-final-decision-no-later-than-October-2014_59893.html
March 26, 2014
The European Chemicals Agency (ECHA; Helsinki) says it has adopted the final community rolling action plan (Corap) for 2014–16. The update contains 120 substances that will be...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/news_briefs/ECHA-adopts-substance-evaluation-plan-for-2014-16_59838.html
March 26, 2014
The European Chemicals Agency (ECHA; Helsinki) has invited comments on a proposal to amend the hazard classification and labeling (CLH) for diisobutyl phthalate (DIBP), the agency...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/news_briefs/ECHA-invites-comments-on-hazard-classification-and-labeling-for-DIBP_59837.html
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