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September 1, 2015
Flavors and fragrances manufacturer Givaudan (Vernier, Switzerland) says it has acquired 100% of the shares of Induchem Holding (Volketswil, Switzerland) and its subsidiaries...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/specialty_chemicals/Givaudan-acquires-Induchem_73325.html
August 31, 2015
Corbion (Gorinchem, Netherlands) and Perstorp (Perstorp, Sweden) have announced a lactide-caprolactone copolymer for hot melt adhesives. The new copolymer is the result of a long-term...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/specialty_chemicals/Corbion-and-Perstorp-announce-lactide-caprolactone-copolymer-for-hot-melt-adhesives_73320.html
August 28, 2015
DSM has announced adjustments to its organizational and operating model, which it says have the objective of “creating a more agile, focused, and cost-efficient organization with a stronger business and market focus and globally leveraged support functions....
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/specialty_chemicals/DSM-to-cut-up-to-1100-jobs-20-percent-of-service-function-staff_73247.html
August 28, 2015
Biobased isobutanol firms Gevo (Englewood, CO) and Butamax Advanced Biofuels (Wilmington, DE) have entered into worldwide patent cross-licensing and settlement agreements, ending a...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/specialty_chemicals/Butamax-Gevo-sign-cross-licensing-deal-end-litigation_73260.html
August 28, 2015
Biopesticide maker Marrone Bio Innovations (MBI; Davis, CA) has announced a $40-million loan for working capital and other general corporate purposes. MBI raised $57 million in an...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/specialty_chemicals/Marrone-Bio-announces-$40-million-loan-president-COOs-resignation_73261.html
August 28, 2015
Bayer CropScience says that it has received approval for its biological insecticide Requiem in Europe. The European Commission recently approved Requiem’s active ingredient Terpenoid...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/specialty_chemicals/EU-okays-biological-insecticide_73262.html
August 28, 2015
Enzyme developer Agrivida (Medford, MA) says it has completed a $23-million, D-series financing to advance the development and commercialization of its GraINzyme feed additive enzymes...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/specialty_chemicals/Agrivida-$23-million-financing_73263.html
August 28, 2015
ACC’s specialty chemicals market volume index began the third quarter on a stable note. ACC developed the tool to track the specialty chemicals market, comprising 28 sectors. The...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/specialty_chemicals/ACC-US-specialties-stable_73246.html
August 25, 2015
DSM has announced adjustments to its organizational and operating model, which it says have the objective of “creating a more agile, focused, and cost-efficient organization with...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/specialty_chemicals/DSM-reorganizes-cutting-up-to-1100-jobs_73157.html
August 24, 2015
Composite materials supplier Gurit (Zurich) on Monday reported sales of 178 million Swiss francs ($187.9 million) in the first half of this year compared with SF167 million in the...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/specialty_chemicals/Gurit-increases-sales-profits-leaps-by-62-percent_73129.html
August 21, 2015
ACC’s specialty chemicals market volume index began the third quarter on a stable note, the organization says. ACC developed the index to track the specialty chemicals market...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/specialty_chemicals/ACC-US-specialty-chemicals-moves-into-third-quarter-on-stable-note_73112.html
August 14, 2015
Germany’s chemical industry association VCI (Frankfurt) and the Federal Environment Ministry (BMUB) are collaborating in the development of new methods to measure the level of...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/specialty_chemicals/VCI-Further-developments-in-human-biomonitoring_72992.html
August 14, 2015
Halocarbon (River Edge, NJ) is a privately owned producer of specialty fluorochemicals and inhalation anesthetics. Founder Robert Ehrenfeld was part of the team that developed fluorine-based lubricants for the Manhattan Project....
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/specialty_chemicals/Halocarbon-Pioneering-solutions-in-fluorochemicals_72949.html
August 6, 2015
EMS Chemie (Herrliberg, Switzerland) has today reported sales of 969 million Swiss francs ($990.0 million) in the first half of this year compared with SF999 million in the...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/specialty_chemicals/EMS-Chemie-sales-fall-on-currency-effects-but-profit-rises_72791.html
August 5, 2015
Specialty chemicals company Altana (Wesel, Germany) says it has successfully adjusted and extended a syndicated line of credit for €250 million ($271.7 million). The credit...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/specialty_chemicals/Altana-extends-$274-million-credit-facility_72755.html
August 5, 2015
Swan Chemical, a wholly owned subsidiary of specialty chemicals firm Thomas Swan (Consett, UK) says it has acquired Production Systems Inc. (PSI; Akron, OH), a distributor of a range...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/specialty_chemicals/Swan-Chemical-acquires-Production-Systems-Inc-_72758.html
August 4, 2015
Sun Chemical (Parsippany, NJ), a wholly owned subsidiary of DIC (Tokyo), has announced that it has acquired Kingfisher Colours (Reading, UK), a privately owned cosmetics color...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/specialty_chemicals/Sun-Chemical-acquires-UK-cosmetics-color-firm_72723.html
August 4, 2015
Paints and coatings company Tikkurila (Helsinki) has reported that sales fell 7% year-on-year in second-quarter 2015, to €179.5 million ($196.9 million), compared with €192.9...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/specialty_chemicals/Tikkurila-sales-fall-in-second-quarter-and-first-half-but-profitability-improves_72721.html
August 4, 2015
Evonik Industries has posted sales of €3.52 billion ($3.86 billion) in the second quarter, up 8% year-on-year (YOY). Adjusted net income leaped by 70% YOY, to €307 million...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/specialty_chemicals/Evonik-sales-increase-Ebitda-rockets-raises-full-year-outlook-again_72717.html
July 31, 2015
The global paints and coatings industry is experiencing turbulent times, with some companies reporting record sales and earnings but growth being uneven geographically, with marked foreign currency effects caused by the strength of the US dollar and the continuing weakness of the euro....
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/specialty_chemicals/Coatings-makers-see-positive-trends-in-a-challenging-environment_72578.html
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