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July 25, 2007
It is the chemicals—and not just the craftsmanship—that give the Stradivarius violin its “pristine” sound, say researchers led by Joseph Nagyvary, professor at...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/other/Chemicals-Secret-of-the-Strads-Brilliant-Sound_5491.html
July 25, 2007
Angela Wollenburg has been appointed manufacturing services representative for Ashland Casting Solutions. Angela Wollenburg Unilever has appointed Michael Treschow chairman, beginning...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/other/key-changes_5489.html
July 25, 2007
The National Academy of Sciences (NAS; Washington) has recommended that the White House Office of Management and Budget (OMB) withdraw a proposal that would have overhauled how federal...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/other/Science-Panel-Tells-OMB-to-Withdraw-Risk-Guideines_5486.html
July 25, 2007
Major soaps and detergents producers say they cleaned up last year largely because of successful product price increases that helped to offset higher energy and raw material costs...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/other/Soaps-and-Detergents_5469.html
July 25, 2007
Europe’s chemical distribution sector faces a variety of issues and challenges in the coming years. They include globalization, industry consolidation, and the growing presence...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/other/FECC-2007-Overcoming-Challenges_6919.html
July 25, 2007
Ambani: IPCL posts earnings gain. Indian Petrochemicals (IPCL; Vadodara) reported earnings up 40%, to $91.2 million, for its fiscal third quarter ended December 31, 2006. Sales were up...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/other/Indian-Petrochemicals-Reports-Gain_5431.html
July 25, 2007
P&G Chemicals says that Feixiang Chemicals (Zhangjiagang) Co. Ltd. (Zhangjiagang City, China), with whom P&G has a supply and marketing agreement, has increased capacity of...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/other/P-and-G-Chemicals-Expands-Amines-Capacity-Via-Partnership_5427.html
July 25, 2007
PPG Industries says it has acquired the architectural and industrial coatings business of Renner Sayerlack (Gravatai, Brazil). Terms of the transaction were not disclosed, but analysts...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/other/PPG-Buys-Paintmaker-in-Brazil-as-Acquisition-Spree-Continues_5426.html
July 25, 2007
Chemical shippers will continue to have a rough ride on all modes of transport this year, as fuel costs are high and capacity remains tight. Several carriers have announced new fuel...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/other/Rough-Ride-for-Shippers-Amid-High-Rates-Tight-Capacity_5424.html
July 25, 2007
Four organizations representing survivors of the December 1984 Bhopal gas disaster have condemned an offer to the Indian government by Ratan Tata, chairman of the Tata Group (Mumbai)...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/other/Tata-Boss-Proposes-Cleanup-of-Bhopal-Site-Survivors-Protest_5415.html
July 25, 2007
Flavors and fragrances company Symrise (Holzminden, Germany) says it has completed its initial public offering (IPO), and that its shares are listed on the Frankfurt stock exchange...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/other/Symrise-Completes-IPO_5413.html
July 25, 2007
A release of ethylenediamine at Nalco’s specialty chemical plant at Sugar Land, TX on January 8 sent three employees to the hospital and prompted the plant’s closure for...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/other/Texas-Plant-Leak-Under-Investigation_5410.html
July 25, 2007
Senate Democrats have introduce two separate pieces of legislation that would impose the first-ever controls on U.S. greenhouse gas emissions. Both bills, one by Senator Jeff Bingaman...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/other/Senate-Democrats-Introduce-Climate-Change-Bills_5408.html
July 25, 2007
Senators Jim Bunning (R., KY) and Barack Obama (D., IL) have introduced legislation that expands tax incentives, creates planning assistance, and develops Department of Defense (DoD)...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/other/Bill-Seeks-Tax-Incentives-for-Coal-to-Liquids-Projects_5406.html
July 25, 2007
A bipartisan group of senators including Tom Harkin (D., IA) and Richard G. Lugar (R., IN) have introduced the BioFuels Security Act, which aims to increase renewable fuels use through...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/other/Renewable-Fuels-Bills-Introduced-in-Senate_5403.html
July 24, 2007
Researchers at Dow Chemical say they have developed a process to produce olefins from methane, which is considered an underutilized feedstock, via the intermediate methyl chloride. The...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/other/Dow-Discovers-Process-to-Make-Olefins-from-Methane_5791.html
July 23, 2007
Ashland has named Jeong Hyun Park general manager of Ashland Korea Foundry Products. Separately, Tom Oliver has been named manager/casting manufacturing services, and Jim Archibald has...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/other/key-changes_5382.html
July 18, 2007
The European Council of Ministers, representing European Union (EU) national governments, voted on December 18, 2006 to adopt the EU’s Reach chemicals legislation. The European...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/other/European-Council-Adopts-Reach_5276.html
July 18, 2007
Lipton: ‘Tireless statesman’ honored Jeffrey M. Lipton, Nova Chemicals president and CEO, will be awarded the 2007 International Palladium Medal by the...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/other/Nova-CEO-Wins-Palladium-Medal_5270.html
December 31, 1969
What Does the Future Hold? An Interview with Dr. Albert Heuser, President of EPCA and Head of BASF’s Petrochemicals Division ...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/other/Sustainable-Manufacturing-of-Petrochemicals-in-Europe_21868.html
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