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September 7, 2007
Collaborations with R&D firms, customers, and competitors are an increasingly important cost-cutting and risk-management vehicle for manufacturers of electronic materials...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/other/Semicon-West-More-Collaborations_7455.html
September 5, 2007
Society’s need to reduce its adverse impact on the environment has emerged as a key business opportunity for the semiconductor industry, says Daniel C. Esty, Yale University...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/other/Electronics-Sector-Eyes-Environmental-Economic-Opportunity_7488.html
August 30, 2007

Financing for three $10-billion-plus industry deals appears firm.

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http://www.chemweek.com/sections/other/Mega-Deals-on-Track-for-Now_7136.html
August 27, 2007
Prices U.S.: $3.57/gal fob, spot; $3.59/gal fob, August contracts EUROPE: $1,052/m.t. cfr, spot, €769/m.t. cif, August contracts ASIA/PACIFIC: $1,029/m.t. fob Korea spot Outlook...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/other/benzene_7128.html
August 7, 2007
Akzo Nobel says it has opened a €13-million ($17.6 million) powder coating facility at Orekhovo-Zuevo, Russia with two production lines onstream and an additional two lines...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/other/Akzo-Nobel-Opens-Coatings-Plant-in-Russia_6876.html
August 7, 2007
Danisco has signed an agreement to acquire the shares of Innovative Ingredients (Cape Town, South Africa), a maker of industrial bakery enzymes for the South African market. Financial...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/other/Danisco-to-Buy-South-African-Bakery-Enzymes-Business_6875.html
August 7, 2007
Rohm and Haas (R&H) has agreed to sell its universal color dispersions (UCD) colorants business to NB Coatings (Lansing, IL), a unit of Nippon Paint Co. (Tokyo), for an undisclosed...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/other/R-and-H-Exits-Automotive-Coatings-Business-With-Two-Deals_6873.html
August 7, 2007
M&A activity continued to sizzle last week as two billion-dollar-plus deals surfaced on July 4th: Private equity firm CVC Capital Partners (London) agreed to pay €800 million...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/other/M-and-A-Fireworks-Continue_6781.html
August 6, 2007
Sembiosys Genetics (Calgary, AB) says it is on track to launch insulin produced from genetically modified (GM) plants within three years. The company says it has made significant...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/other/Low-Cost-Insulin-from-Crops-in-Three-Years_6064.html
August 6, 2007
Bipartisan members of Congress were working toward an agreement on new regulations at CW’s press time last week that could enable the swift approval in the U.S. of generic...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/other/U-S-Regulations-Take-Shape-for-Follow-On-Biologics_6061.html
August 6, 2007
PPG Industries may sell its fine chemicals and automotive glass operations, according to its annual report issued last week. The company’s automotive OEM glass, automotive...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/other/PPG-May-Sell-Fine-Chemicals-Auto-Glass-Businesses_5750.html
August 6, 2007
Air Liquide and Linde have reached an agreement to end several joint ventures serving markets in China, Hong Kong, and Southeast Asia. Linde was required to terminate certain...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/other/Air-Liquide-and-Linde-Break-Up-Asian-Ventures_5749.html
August 6, 2007
A recent Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD; Paris) report confirms that environmental regulation leads to the adoption of cleaner technologies. The authors...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/other/Environmental-Laws-Spur-Innovation_5748.html
August 6, 2007
Givaudan reported full-year 2006 net income up 1%, to SF412 million ($332 million), on sales up 5%, to SF2.9 billion. Operating income before charges, gains, and other special items...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/other/Fragrances-Lift-Givaudan_5747.html
August 6, 2007
Clariant reported fourth-quarter 2006 net income up 43%, to SF23 million ($18.5 million), on sales up 3%, to SF2 billion. Operating income from continuing operations rose 28%, to SF134...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/other/Clariant-Reports-a-Rise-in-Fourth-Quarter-Income_5744.html
August 6, 2007
The cleanup of petroleum and petrochemical products leaking from underground storage tanks would cost at least $12 billion nationwide, according to a Government Accountability Office...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/other/GAO-Says-Underground-Tank-Cleanup-to-Cost-$12-Billion_5738.html
August 6, 2007
BASF, Bayer, DuPont, and some other members of the Global Roundtable on Climate Change (GROCC; New York) have issued a “call for action” asking the world’s...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/other/Roundtable-Calls-for-Worldwide-Action-on-Climate-Change_5737.html
August 6, 2007
Huntsman says that its planned exit from commodity chemicals will leave it with operations in business segments in which it maintains cost and technology advantages, higher growth...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/other/Huntsman-Targets-Differentiated-Strategy_5734.html
August 6, 2007
Global activity in the chemical industry has been steady so far in 2007, with January growth at 0.5%, according to ACC’s Global Chemical Industry Production Index. The uptick...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/other/2007-Global-Activity-in-Industry-Off-to-a-Solid-Start_5732.html
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