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April 17, 2014
Gottschalk: Growth in architectural paints. Kahle: Energy efficiency a focus for R&D. Paints and coatings makers are feeling optimistic about business prospects for 2014, since...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/specialty_chemicals/ACS-2014-Optimism-rising-in-the-coatings-industry_60379.html
April 7, 2014
Lenzing (Lenzing, Austria), a leading cellulose fiber producer, has announced the appointment of Thomas Riegler as CFO for a period of three years, effective 1 June. Riegler is...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/specialty_chemicals/Lenzing-appoints-CFO_60144.html
April 4, 2014
Rebounding automotive and construction markets in North America are driving growth in adhesives demand, producers and analysts say....
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/specialty_chemicals/End-markets-and-new-applications-drive-solid-growth_60092.html
April 4, 2014
Bayer HealthCare will invest about €100 million ($137.5 million) to increase the production capacity of its plant at Beijing, China, in preparation for further demand for its...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/specialty_chemicals/Bayer-expands-Beijing-plant_60093.html
April 4, 2014
International Flavors & Fragrances (IFF) says it is realigning responsibilities under Nicolas Mirzayantz, president/fragrances, effective 1 April. The change includes creation of a...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/specialty_chemicals/IFF-reorganizes-fragrances_60094.html
April 4, 2014
PPG has announced two new executive appointments, effective immediately. Dave Cole has been named v.p./packaging coatings and Anup Jain has been appointed v.p./specialty coatings and...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/specialty_chemicals/New-PPG-appointments_60111.html
April 4, 2014
Lanxess has announced several leadership changes, following the arrival of Matthias Zachert as chairman of the board this week. Jorge Nogueira will assume responsibility for the...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/specialty_chemicals/Lanxess-makes-leadership-changes_60106.html
April 2, 2014
BASF says that it is going to expand its leading position in the production of superabsorbent polymers for the global hygiene industry with a new technology. The innovation delivers...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/specialty_chemicals/BASF-evaluating-investments-in-production-of-superabsorbents_59886.html
April 1, 2014
Evonik Industries and automaker Daimler are restructuring their activities in the area of electric mobility to reflect changes in market conditions, the companies announced today...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/specialty_chemicals/Evonik-and-Daimler-to-restructure-lithium-ion-activities_59972.html
March 28, 2014
International Flavors & Fragrances (IFF) says it is realigning responsibilities under Nicolas Mirzayantz, president/fragrances, effective 1 April. The change includes creation of a...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/specialty_chemicals/IFF-makes-organization-changes-in-fragrances-business-unit_59903.html
March 26, 2014
The European Chemicals Agency (ECHA; Helsinki) says that two new intentions for harmonized classification and labeling have been added to the registry of intentions. The new substances...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/specialty_chemicals/ECHA-adds-hexaflumuron-and-cyflumetofen-to-registry-of-intentions-under-Reach_59841.html
March 26, 2014
The European Chemicals Agency (ECHA; Helsinki) has invited comments on a proposal to amend the hazard classification and labeling (CLH) for diisobutyl phthalate (DIBP), the agency...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/specialty_chemicals/ECHA-invites-comments-on-hazard-classification-and-labeling-for-DIBP_59837.html
March 21, 2014
The global polymerization catalysts market is expected to grow at 3.2% year from 2012 through 2017, according to IHS Chemical....
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/specialty_chemicals/Market-to-grow-despite-pricing-supply-challenges_59774.html
March 21, 2014
Codexis (Redwood City, CA), a developer of biocatalysts for the pharmaceutical and fine chemical industries, says it has sold its subsidiary and laboratory operations at Budapest to...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/specialty_chemicals/Codexis-sells-Hungary-operations_59718.html
March 21, 2014
Evonik Industries said on 13 March that it will build a plant at its Antwerp complex to produce methionine specially developed for the shrimp and crustaceans industry. The product...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/specialty_chemicals/Evonik-builds-methionine-plant_59719.html
March 21, 2014
Vertellus (Indianapolis), a specialty chemical provider, has opened an office at Mumbai, the company says. The newly office of the Vertellus Specialty Materials India subsidiary will...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/specialty_chemicals/Vertellus-opens-office-at-Mumbai_59720.html
March 19, 2014
BASF says it has declared force majeure on citral-based aroma chemicals, as well as vitamin A and vitamin E products. The company has shut down the citral plant at Ludwigshafen because...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/specialty_chemicals/BASF-declares-force-majeur-on-citral-derivatives_59664.html
March 14, 2014
Walmart, early in March, disclosed the next steps in its sustainable chemistry initiative, which was announced in September 2013 ( CW, Sept. 16/23, 2013, p. 9) as a measure to reduce...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/specialty_chemicals/Walmart-moves-ahead-with-chemicals-safety-program_59568.html
March 13, 2014
The European Parliament has approved draft rules that would lead to a ban on the use of climate-unfriendly fluorinated gases in air-conditioners and refrigerators by 2020–2025...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/specialty_chemicals/European-Parliament-approves-measures-to-ban-F-gases_59538.html
March 10, 2014
Symrise (Holzminden, Germany) says it achieved record sales and earnings during 2013. Sales grew to €1.83 billion ($2.54 billion) in 2013 compared with €1.74 billion in 2012...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/specialty_chemicals/Symrise-achieves-record-sales-and-profitability-in-2013_59441.html
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