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June 30, 2015
DSM announced today that Atul Thakrar is joining the company as president of its biobased products and services unit, effective 1 July. Thakrar will be responsible for DSM’s...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/specialty_chemicals/DSM-appoints-presidentbiobased-products-and-services_71764.html
June 30, 2015
Fifty three small and medium-size enterprises (SMEs) from Germany’s chemical industry have announced that they “completely convinced” in their support of the...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/specialty_chemicals/Germanys-chemical-SMEs-in-favor-of-TTIP_71758.html
June 26, 2015
Despite the name, rare earth elements (REEs) are moderately abundant in the earth’s crust, but minable concentrations are less common than for most other ores. The most common is...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/specialty_chemicals/Rare-earths-grow-steadily_71638.html
June 26, 2015
As prices for rare earth oxides (REOs) have slipped, Molycorp—the only major North American producer of REOs —has experienced financial and operational problems....
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/specialty_chemicals/North-American-producers-adjust-to-shifts-in-China_71639.html
June 26, 2015
The European Food Safety Authority (EFSA; Parma, Italy) has started a project with goal of establishing a framework for the risk assessment of the various factors that cause stress in...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/specialty_chemicals/EFSA-launches-project-to-investigate-factors-that-damage-honeybee-colonies_71693.html
June 17, 2015
Applied Graphene Materials (Redcar, UK), a producer of specialty graphene materials, says it has received its first patent approval for its process for manufacturing graphene...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/specialty_chemicals/Applied-Graphene-Materials-receives-patent-for-graphene-production-process_71396.html
June 15, 2015
The first step in the exploitation of graphene and other two-dimensional materials is industrial-scale production. Graphene can be made in a number of ways. Chemical vapor deposition...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/specialty_chemicals/Making-graphene-by-the-kitchen-sink-approach_71245.html
June 15, 2015
Graphene is an allotrope of carbon, along with diamond and graphite, discovered only in 2004, for which Andre Geim and Konstantin Novoselov at the University of Manchester won the Nobel Prize in Physics in 2010. Graphene is a sheet of carbon that is a single-atom thick....
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/specialty_chemicals/Developing-market-applications-for-graphene_71246.html
June 12, 2015
Thomas Swan (Consett, UK) has announced today that it has expanded its product portfolio of two-dimensional (2D) materials to include some not based on carbon. The company says it will...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/specialty_chemicals/Thomas-Swan-extends-portfolio-to-include-non-carbon-two-dimensional-materials_71228.html
June 11, 2015
Biological chemistry firm METabolic EXplorer (Metex; Clermont-Ferrand, France) says it has today signed a joint development agreement with UPM (Helsinki) to develop a process for...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/specialty_chemicals/Metex-signs-agreement-with-UPM-for-production-of-MPG-from-cellulosic-sugars_71167.html
June 10, 2015
Renewable chemicals maker BioAmber (Minneapolis) says that the construction of its biosuccinic acid (BSA) plant at Sarnia, ON, is “substantially complete.” Commissioning is...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/specialty_chemicals/BioAmber-Biosuccinic-acid-plant-at-Sarnia-substantially-complete_71148.html
June 9, 2015
The OECD has today published new information on a number of nanomaterials, marking the end of a seven-year testing program. The testing program encompassed eleven commercially viable...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/specialty_chemicals/OECD-releases-information-on-tests-used-to-determine-the-safety-of-nanomaterials_71105.html
June 5, 2015
Henkel Adhesive Technologies has launched a new product development and diagnostics laboratory for nonwoven disposables at its campus in New Jersey. The centerpiece of the facility is...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/specialty_chemicals/Henkel-Adhesives-Technologies-opens-nonwoven-disposables-lab-in-NJ_71029.html
May 29, 2015
Sirrus (Cincinnati), a start-up focusing on the growth and commercialization of product platforms based on 1,1-disubstituted alkene monomers, is building partnerships with an eye...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/specialty_chemicals/Sirrus-looks-to-scale-up-monomer-technology_70785.html
May 29, 2015
Angus Chemical (Buffalo Grove, IL) has appointed Scott Hinkle as CFO. Prior to joining Angus, Hinkle had served in a variety of roles at Ecolab and predecessor company Nalco, most...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/specialty_chemicals/Angus-Chemical-names-CFO_70786.html
May 29, 2015
Solvay has opened a research and innovation laboratory, Solvay Nicca Tokyo Innovation Laboratory, at Tokyo. The laboratory will be the key innovation center in Japan for Solvay’s...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/specialty_chemicals/Solvay-opens-lab-in-Japan_70787.html
May 29, 2015
Altana (Wesel, Germany) says that Stephan Glander has been appointed the new managing director of BYK-Chemie (Wesel) and worldwide president of the BYK additives and instruments...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/specialty_chemicals/Altana-taps-additives-head_70788.html
May 25, 2015
The European Food Safety Authority (EFSA; Parma, Italy) has issued a call for additional information on in support of its efforts to evaluate the risks posed to bee by certain...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/specialty_chemicals/EFSA-requests-new-information-on-the-risk-to-bees-of-three-neonicotinoids_70658.html
May 22, 2015
The committee of independent companies of Germany’s chemical trade association VCI (Frankfurt) has proposed a so-called Mittelstandsmemorandum on TTIP, the Transatlantic Trade...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/specialty_chemicals/VCI-calls-on-the-Mittelstand-to-support-TTIP_70636.html
May 21, 2015
ChromaDex (Irvine, CA), a company that provides proprietary ingredients to various industries, announced today it has entered into an exclusive worldwide license and supply agreement...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/specialty_chemicals/ChromaDex-announces-licensing-agreement-for-anthocyanin-rich-purple-corn_70560.html
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