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March 2, 2015
GFBiochemicals (Milan, Italy), a company that specializes in the research, development, and production of biobased chemicals and fuels, has announced that it is starting...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/specialty_chemicals/GFBiochemicals-to-start-commercial-production-of-levulinic-acid-this-summer_68225.html
February 27, 2015
Renewable aromatics technology firm Anellotech (Pearl River, NY) and Johnson Matthey have announced an alliance to codevelop advanced catalyst systems for Anellotech’s Catalytic Fast...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/specialty_chemicals/Anellotech-signs-collaboration-deal-with-Johnson-Matthey_68153.html
February 27, 2015
University of Tokyo researchers have developed a novel, selective catalyst that allows for the creation of several basic chemicals, including benzene, toluene, and xylene, according to...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/specialty_chemicals/Tokyo-researchers-develop-aromatics-catalyst_68154.html
February 27, 2015
Sika (Baar, Switzerland), today reported that its sales rose to 5.57 billion Swiss francs ($5.9 billion) in full-year 2014, an increase of 13% in local currencies, or 8.3% in reporting...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/specialty_chemicals/Sika-reports-record-year-2014-sales-grow-8-percent-to-$5-9-billion-Ebit-leaps-21-percent_68179.html
February 20, 2015
Contract manufacturing organizations (CMOs), including many fine chemical makers, are among the big beneficiaries from changes at Big Pharmaceutical companies, say attendees at...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/specialty_chemicals/Informex-2015-CMOs-benefit-from-changes-to-Big-Pharma_67955.html
February 20, 2015
US specialty chemical market volumes fell 0.5% on a sequential basis in January, following gains of 0.3% and 0.6%, respectively, in November and December 2014, according to ACC. The...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/specialty_chemicals/US-specialties-decline-in-January_67956.html
February 20, 2015
Solenis, the former Ashland water treatment business, on 9 February announced it had completed acquiring tissue-and-towel chemicals maker Clearwater Specialties (Clarkston, WA)...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/specialty_chemicals/Solenis-closes-acquisition_67957.html
February 20, 2015
Albany Molecular (AMRI) on 12 February announced several key leadership changes. Steven Hagen, senior v.p./manufacturing and pharmaceuticals, has been given oversight of the...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/specialty_chemicals/AMRI-shuffles-leadership-roles_67958.html
February 17, 2015
Bio-on and Eridania Sadam, both headquartered at Bologna, Italy, have announced that they will work together on defining and optimizing the production of levulinic acid (4-oxopentanoic...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/specialty_chemicals/Italian-companies-to-collaborate-in-green-production-of-levulinic-acid_67833.html
February 6, 2015
Sensient Technologies (Milwaukee) has announced adjusted operating income of $48.0 million in fourth-quarter 2014 compared with $44.6 million for the year-ago period, an increase of...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/specialty_chemicals/Sensient-Technologies-reports-increases-in-operating-income_67605.html
January 29, 2015
SGL Carbon (Wiesbaden, Germany) has announced preliminary results for fiscal 2014, describing the year as “challenging.” Group Ebit “declined substantially”...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/specialty_chemicals/SGL-Carbon-expects-substantial-net-loss-of-about-$284-million-for-2014_67306.html
January 23, 2015
The global oilfield chemicals market is expected to grow mutedly in 2015 and possibly beyond after growing rapidly in recent years, driven by the rapid development of hydraulic...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/specialty_chemicals/Oilfield-chemicals-Cheap-oil-to-stunt-not-stop-growth_67120.html
January 23, 2015
ACC reports that specialty chemicals market volumes grew by 0.3% on a sequential basis in December 2014, following a 0.6% gain in November. Volumes were up 6.5% year-on-year (YOY) in...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/specialty_chemicals/ACC-Volumes-up-for-most-specialties-markets-in-December_67121.html
January 20, 2015
Thomas Swan (Consett, UK) says it is collaborating with the Graphene Engineering Innovation Center (GEIC) at the University of Manchester in the design of a graphene research center...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/specialty_chemicals/Thomas-Swan-University-of-Manchester-collaborate-in-design-of-graphene-research-center_67004.html
January 16, 2015
Specialty chemical producers say that the rapidly falling price of oil will be a mixed blessing in 2015, although the overall outlook is largely upbeat. Executives at A. Schulman and...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/specialty_chemicals/Oil-impacts-mixed-for-specialties-producers_66877.html
January 16, 2015
Axalta has named Aaron Weis v.p. and CIO. Weis comes to Axalta from sensor maker Sensata Technologies (Alemlo, Netherlands), where was most recently v.p. and general manager/magnetic...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/specialty_chemicals/Axalta-names-information-exec_66878.html
January 16, 2015
DSM says that its personal-care business has signed a distribution agreement with Mascot Universal (Mumbai) that became effective 1 January. Mascot, founded in 1969, has an extensive...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/specialty_chemicals/DSM-India-distribution-deal_66879.html
January 16, 2015
H.B. Fuller has agreed to acquire Continental Products Limited (Nairobi), an industrial adhesives maker active in eastern and Central Africa, for an undisclosed sum. Continental...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/specialty_chemicals/Fuller-Africa-acquisition_66880.html
January 16, 2015
Cabot Microelectronics has announced new executive appointments. Yumiko Damashek, currently v.p./Asia and Japan, has been named v.p./operations and quality, replacing Adam Weisman...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/specialty_chemicals/Cabot-Micro-executive-shuffle_66881.html
January 14, 2015
The market for flame retardants remains challenged as the global electronics market continues to be sluggish in the face of weak demand in Europe. Some areas of stronger growth exist in industrial electronics applications, such as automotive....
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/specialty_chemicals/Flame-retardants-Weak-growth-amid-shifts-in-demand-and-products_66698.html
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