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May 21, 2013
Speakers and delegates attending this year’s Asia Petrochemical Conference (APIC)— which was devoted to the theme of feedstock transition—at Taipei, Taiwan, debated a range of topics, including challenges facing the global petrochemical industry, the advent of cheap shale gas in the United States, and the need to develop technologies that do not rely entirely on fossil fuels....
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/other/Asian-producers-in-search-of-feedstocks-Cheap-shale-leads-to-project-reassessments_52060.html
April 26, 2013
India’s chemical industry, including its specialty chemicals sector, has huge potential to grow. However, issues such as poor infrastructure; slow progress in the establishment...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/other/Bottlenecks-hamper-Indias-chemical-industry-PCPIRs-yet-to-be-implemented-effectively_51469.html
April 15, 2013
Newlight Technologies says it has acquired the rights to Biomer’s intellectual property for the functional modification of polyhydroxyalkanoates (PHA), a class of biopolymers...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/other/Newlight-Biomer-sign-PHA-pact_51094.html
April 15, 2013
American Vanguard (Amvac) says it has acquired a 29.46% stake TyraTech, a Morrisville, NC-based developer of insecticides based on essential oils, for $3.7...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/other/Amvac-invests-in-TyraTech_51093.html
April 15, 2013
Perstorp (Perstorp, Sweden) says it has entered into a partnership with Purac (Gorinchem, Netherlands) for the development of caprolactone lactide copolymers for the plastic, coatings...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/other/Perstorp-Purac-ink-partnership_51092.html
April 15, 2013
Solvay and AkzoNobel have established a partnership to increase the use of biobased solvents in AkzoNobel’s paints. The agreement covers oxygenated solvents, specifically...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/other/Solvay-Akzo-biosolvents-deal_51091.html
April 15, 2013
Amyris and Firmenich say they have expanded their efforts to develop renewable ingredients for the flavors and fragrances market. Under a 2010 collaboration, Firmenich funded Amyris...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/other/Amyris-extends-flavors-fragrances-collaboration-with-Firmenich_51090.html
April 15, 2013
Amyris (Emeryville, CA) announced three milestones in its efforts to commercialize the biobased farnesene, including two funding agreements. The company says it has received...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/other/Amyris-announces-funding-milestones-JV-expansion-_51089.html
April 15, 2013
Myriant (Quincy, MA) has announced distribution partnerships with BCD Chemie (Hamburg) and Bayegan Group (Istanbul), extending its biobased succinic acid sales in Europe, Mideast, and Africa....
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/other/Myriant-adds-distribution-partners-nears-Louisiana-start-up_51088.html
March 19, 2013
A record crowd of more than 1,200 will meet this week at the annual IHS World Petrochemical Conference (WPC), the largest gathering of its kind....
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/other/IHS-World-Petrochemical-Conference-2013-The-global-renaissance-for-chemicals_50534.html
January 25, 2013
Chevron Phillips Chemical (CPChem; The Woodlands, TX) announced last week that it is studying a potential expansion of normal alpha-olefin (NAO) capacity at its Cedar Bayou chemical...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/other/CPChem-studying-NAO-expansion-at-Cedar-Bayou_49300.html
January 4, 2013
A handful of acquisitions in the $5-billion range and the continuing announcements of planned US ethylene crackers were the highlights of CW’s coverage in 2012 (as well as...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/other/Year-in-review-Deals-US-crackers-are-top-stories-in-2012_48557.html
December 14, 2012
Rashid ahmad: Petrochemicals are aligned with Abu Dhabi’s 2030 vision. The 7th Gulf Petrochemicals and Chemicals Association (GPCA) annual forum, held in Dubai last month...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/other/GPCA-GCC-must-adapt-to-change-focus-on-innovation-and-diversification-Shale-gas-will-make-North-America-very-competitive_48319.html
October 26, 2012
Most pharmaceutical fine chemical manufacturers interviewed by CW at CPhI, the largest annual trade fair for the global pharmaceutical ingredients industry, held recently in Madrid...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/other/Firms-invest-further-despite-tough-environment_47210.html
October 26, 2012
In full flow: Speakers outline opportunities and challenges facing the GCC region. The global distribution of plastics demand is shifting to fast-growth emerging economies, and the...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/other/Dubai-Plast-Pro-2012-The-changing-face-of-Mideast-chemicals_47168.html
August 17, 2012
Cobalt Technologies (Mountain View, CA) says it has signed an agreement with Solvay’s Rhodia business to build a demonstration-scale production facility for biobased n-butanol at...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/other/Rhodia-Cobalt-Plan-Biobased-n-Butanol-Plant-in-Brazil_45687.html
June 28, 2012
The CW75 index fell 3.4% for the week ended June 26, slightly narrower losses the MSCI World Index and the S&P 500, fell rose 3.8% and 3.9%, respectively. Basic chemical shares...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/other/CW75-Stock-Performance_44551.html
June 1, 2012
The chemical distribution industry is evolving in Europe and distributors are adapting their strategies to rapidly changing markets. Speakers at the European Association of Chemical...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/other/FECC-2012-Distributors-Adapt-to-Changing-Markets_43866.html
May 14, 2012
Chemical companies are seeing an increase in opportunities to swap oil and natural gas with renewable raw materials due to the availability of viable, low-cost production processes...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/other/Momentum-Builds-Behind-Viable-Biobased-Technologies_43386.html
April 20, 2012
Avantium (Amsterdam) and Danone have agreed to jointly develop bottles made from bio-polyethylene furanoate. Danone is one of the world’s largest retailers of bottled...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/other/Avantium-Danone-Ink-PEF-Deal_42799.html
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