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August 9, 2013
Evonik Industries has completed a previously announced merger of its real estate interests with THS, a real estate company owned equally by Evonik and IG BCE (Hanover), the German...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/news_briefs/Evonik-exits-real-estate_54381.html
August 9, 2013
Fonds stratégique de participation (FSP), a mutual fund created by four major French insurance companies—BNP Paribas Cardif, CNP Assurances, Crédit Agricole Assurances through its...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/news_briefs/Fund-buys-into-Arkema_54382.html
August 9, 2013
Mitsui Chemicals has completed the previously announced acquisition of Heraeus Dental, the dental business of precious metals and technology company Heraeus (Hanau, Germany), for...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/news_briefs/Mitsui-closes-deal_54383.html
August 9, 2013
AkzoNobel says it has received a binding offer from Sika (Baar, Switzerland) for the purchase of AkzoNobel’s building adhesives business, for €260 million ($348 million). The...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/news_briefs/AkzoNobel-sells-building-adhesives-unit-to-Sika_54377.html
August 9, 2013
Versalis (Milan), an ENI (Rome) subsidiary, will close a 215,000-m.t./year low-density polyethylene (LDPE) production unit at Gela, Italy, the company announced during its...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/news_briefs/Versalis-to-close-LDPE-plant-at-Gela-Italy_54378.html
August 9, 2013
Belaruskali (Soligorsk, Belarus) has signed an agreement with Qatar’s state-owned chemicals marketing and distribution company Muntajat (Doha) covering joint cooperation in potash fertilizer sales....
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/news_briefs/Belaruskali-signs-potash-deal-with-Muntajat_54379.html
August 9, 2013
Bayer has announced that it aims to commercialize the use of carbon dioxide (CO2) as a new raw material for plastics following a successful test phase. The company has started the...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/news_briefs/Bayer-to-commercialize-CO2-based-plastics-process_54380.html
August 9, 2013
The Chemical Industries Association (CIA; London) has launched a strategy for the UK chemical industry that calls for the industry to grow 50% by 2030. A report on the strategy was...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/news_briefs/UK-strategy-launch_54384.html
August 6, 2013
International Flavors and Fragrances (IFF) reported second-quarter net income of $102 million, up 15% from the year-ago quarter. Sales increased 5% year-on-year (YOY), to $758 million...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/news_briefs/IFF-reports-15-percent-earnings-gain-but-lags-estimates_54255.html
July 29, 2013
The European Food Safety Authority (EFSA; Parma, Italy) says it has launched a public consultation on draft guidance regarding a methodology for pesticide degradation in soil or water...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/news_briefs/EFSA-consults-on-pesticide-degradation-time_54009.html
July 26, 2013
Bain Capital (Boston) is planning a $1.6-billion initial public offering (IPO) of Styron, reports say. Bain purchased Styron from Dow Chemical last year, and Dow retains a 7.5% stake...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/news_briefs/Bain-Planning-Styron-IPO_33377.html
July 26, 2013
Styron has appointed John Feenan as executive v.p. and CFO, effective January 16. He will also serve on Stryon’s executive leadership team. Feenan joins Styron from JMC Steel...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/news_briefs/Styron-Appoints-CFO_40242.html
July 26, 2013
Ashland announced last week that it intends to sell its elastomers business and is “exploring options,” including a possible sale, for its water technologies business. The...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/news_briefs/Ashland-to-sell-water-technologies-elastomers_53936.html
July 26, 2013
Dow announced in its earnings call on 25 July that it is evaluating strategic options for underperforming businesses, specifically epoxies, chlorine derivatives, and building and...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/news_briefs/Dow-may-divest-epoxies-and-chlorine-derivatives_53935.html
July 26, 2013
Sirius Minerals’ (London) potash project in the United Kingdom suffered a major setback earlier this month, just as the company had been expecting the project to receive the official...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/news_briefs/Consultants-report-threatens-UK-potash-project_53944.html
July 26, 2013
German chemical industry association VCI (Frankfurt) is forecasting output growth of 1.5% for the German chemical industry for 2013....
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/news_briefs/VCI-forecasts-1-5-percent-increase-in-full-year-German-output_53945.html
July 26, 2013
CNOOC Oil and Petrochemical has selected Ineos Technologies’ Innovene S high-density polyethylene (HDPE) process for a 400,000-m.t./year plant at Huizhou, China. CNOOC also selected...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/news_briefs/CNOOC-PE-PP-awards_53946.html
July 26, 2013
BP Zhuhai Chemical, a joint venture between BP and Zhuhai Port Co. (Zhuhai, China), has awarded Technip a contract for the execution of a previously announced world-scale purified...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/news_briefs/BP-selects-Technip_53947.html
July 26, 2013
SK Global Chemical (Seoul) has signed an agreement with Sinopec for a previously announced petrochemical joint venture at Wuhan, China. The jv will produce 800,000 m.t./year of...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/news_briefs/Sinopec-SK-China-deal_53948.html
July 26, 2013
PPG Industries has announced several executive appointments, effective 1 August. Frank Sklarsky will become executive v.p. and CFO and will continue to serve on PPG’s executive and...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/news_briefs/PPG-names-new-CFO_53939.html
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