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February 10, 2012
Gharda Chemicals (Mumbai) is to commercialize three ultra-high-performance, high-temperature polymers, CW has learned. Prakash Trivedi, head of polymers at Gharda Chemicals, speaking...
January 20, 2012
Synthetic biology firm Evolva (Reinach, Switzerland) says it has partnered with Roquette Frères (Lestrem, France) to develop a biosynthetic route to an undisclosed ingredient “with...
January 20, 2012
Novamont (Novara, Italy), a biodegradable plastics firm, expects to start producing 1,4-butanediol (BDO) from renewable resources in mid-2013. The company announced recently it would...
January 20, 2012
EPA says it has finalized the 2012 Renewable Fuel Standards (RFS), which again mandates far lower volumes of cellulosic biofuels than outlined by the Energy Independence and Security...
December 23, 2011
The CW 75 for the week ended December 20 rose about 2.6%, outpacing broader markets including the MSCI World Index and the S&P 500, which were flat and up 1.3%, respectively. The...
December 9, 2011
Highwater: Butamax announces its first production partner. Butamax Advanced Biofuels (Wilmington, DE), an isobutanol jv between DuPont and BP, has signed a letter of intent to convert...
December 9, 2011
Toray Industries says it has produced laboratory-scale samples of 100% biobased polyethylene terepthalate (PET) fibers. The company, which says it is the first to reach this milestone...
December 9, 2011
Sundrop Fuels (Louisville, CO) plans to build a $450 million-$500 million cellulosic biofuels facility at Alexandria, LA. The 50-million gals/year project will be the first production...
December 9, 2011
Rivertop Renewables (Missoula, MT) says it has won a contract to supply 110,000 gals of biobased corrosion inhibitor for Montana’s Department of Transportation. Financial terms were...
December 9, 2011
Verdezyne (Carlsbad, CA), a renewables start-up backed by BP and DSM, has started pilot-scale manufacturing of biobased adipic acid. The company says the unit allows it to demonstrate...
November 22, 2011
Chemtura Chairman and CEO ‘My biggest strengths are around people and leadership.” Rogerson, 55, joined Chemtura in December 2008 after serving as president, CEO and...
October 17, 2011
Measuring Risk: ACC says manufacturers of baby bottles stopped using BPA two years ago. ACC has asked the U.S. FDA to amend federal regulations to prohibit bisphenol A (BPA) in...
September 26, 2011
World’s Largest Market Will Continue Its Rapid Expansion Looking up: China's chemicals demand is forecast to rise 50% in the next five years. China is “the driving force...
September 9, 2011
Chairman of the Board of Executive Directors at BASF Bock: BASF successfully steered through the economic crisis, but will not relax improvement efforts. ‘I am best at quickly...
August 8, 2011
Keeping Pace with Rapidly Developing End Markets Semicon: Optimism about end market growth. Electronics chemicals firms are enjoying growing demand from rapidly changing end markets...
June 13, 2011
Region is the Catalyst for Global Industry Growth Asia/Pacific’s huge growth potential was the main focus of the Asia Petrochemical Industry Conference (APIC), which took place...
December 16, 2010
Innovation, Recovery Drive Agenda Strong demand recovery and the need to foster innovation in the Mideast were the leading topics of discussion at the Fifth GPCA Forum, held in Dubai...
December 6, 2010
three chemists will receive the 2010 Nobel Prize for chemistry for developing palladium-catalyzed cross coupling in organic synthesis, a breakthrough that vastly improved the ability...
November 19, 2010
Chair of the Board and CEO at DuPont ‘I expect that women will continue to take on increasing leadership roles across all aspects of business, including the highest management...
November 12, 2010
Industrial Biotech Seeks the Right Policy Framework in Europe Industrial biotechnology is gaining momentum in Europe in its march toward commercialization, say senior executives from...
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