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November 14, 2014Quaker Chemical has acquired Binol (Karlshamn, Sweden), a maker of biolubricants serving the Nordic region, for 137 million Swedish kronor ($18.9 million). Binol’s estimated 2014...
November 14, 2014Adhesives manufacturers Henkel and H.B. Fuller are pushing through price increases as raw material costs inflate and demand remains solid in most end markets. Vinyl acetate monomer...
November 14, 2014Paints and coatings company Tikkurila (Helsinki) lowered its guidance for 2014 shortly after announcing its results for the third quarter of 2014 and expecting revenue and Ebit...
November 10, 2014Composite materials supplier Gurit (Zurich) says its CFO, Markus Knüsli Amacker, is to leave the company by May 2015 “by best mutual consent.” Amacker joined Gurit in...
November 5, 2014Momfluorothrin and 5-chloro-2-methylisothiazol-3(2H)-one (CMIT) have been added to the registry of intentions (RoI) under the harmonised classification and labelling (CLH) regulation...
November 4, 2014SGL Group (Wiesbaden, Germany) today announced further streamline of its business organization, as part of a cost savings plan. The company says that it is reducing the number of...
October 31, 2014growth in nutraceutical products will be led by functional foods, which should grow at double-digit percentage rates in the United States and China over the next few years, according...
October 31, 2014International Flavors & Fragrances (IFF) has appointed Andreas Fibig, who serves as the company’s CEO, as chairman, effective 1 December. Fibig will succeed Doug Tough, who will...
October 31, 2014PPG Industries says that it has expanded its application support center (ASC) for Central Europe at Hamburg. The Hamburg ASC will now produce premixed and frozen sealants and Semkit...
October 31, 2014AkzoNobel says it has started operations at its vehicle refinishes plant at Changzhou, China. The plant adds about 25 million liters of capacity for three brands of vehicle refinishing...