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October 17, 2013
DuPont says it plans to acquire a minority share in fluorochemical firm Changshu 3F Zhonghao New Chemical Materials (Zonghao; Changshu, China) from Shanghai 3F New Materials...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/specialty_chemicals/DuPont-Acquires-Stake-in-Chinese-Fluorochemical-Firm_26894.html
October 17, 2013
Syngenta says its third-quarter sales rose by 11%, at constant exchange rates, to $2.9 billion. Sales in Latin  America rose by 17%, to $1.2 billion; Europe, Mideast, and Africa...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/specialty_chemicals/Syngenta-posts-11-percent-sales-increase-maintains-full-year-target_55991.html
October 17, 2013
The European Chemicals Agency (ECHA; Helsinki) has issued a call for evidence to identify uses of bis(pentabromophenyl)ether (deca-BDE) where substitution may be challenging or require...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/specialty_chemicals/ECHA-calls-for-evidence-on-substituting-deca-BDE_55967.html
October 11, 2013
The European Chemicals Agency (ECHA; Helsinki) has opened a public consultation on fluopyram, which is proposed for use as a fungicide in agriculture, horticulture, and viticulture...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/specialty_chemicals/ECHA-opens-public-consultation-on-fluopyram_55893.html
October 11, 2013
Acquisitions are a key part of the growth strategy for Altana, a specialty chemical company that operates in diverse markets....
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/specialty_chemicals/Altana-Growing-through-acquisitions_55833.html
October 11, 2013
CP Kelco is investing 60 million Danish kroner ($10.7 million) to expand its pectin production site at Lille Skensved, Denmark. CP Kelco previously spent 15 million Danish kroner to...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/specialty_chemicals/CP-Kelco-expands-pectin-site_55834.html
October 11, 2013
BASF is spending $25 million to expand its R&D site at Beachwood, OH, to include cathode materials research and chemical and process engineering. The expansions will increase the...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/specialty_chemicals/BASF-expands-cathodes-R-and-D_55835.html
October 11, 2013
Ashland says it has opened a new testing lab for lithium-ion battery materials at Wilmington, DE. The lab will support customers of the company’s specialty ingredients segment and...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/specialty_chemicals/Ashland-opens-battery-testing-lab_55836.html
October 4, 2013
Plastic additives manufacturers, long faced with a supply glut, are looking to the US shale gas boom to spur polymer demand growth in North America. “From a global perspective...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/specialty_chemicals/North-American-investments-shuffle-supply-picture_55635.html
October 2, 2013
AkzoNobel says that it plans to make its decorative coatings business more competitive by reducing the number of senior management teams and introducing a new operating model for the...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/specialty_chemicals/AkzoNobel-to-restructure-its-decorative-paints-business_55573.html
October 1, 2013
Huntsman says that is plans to refocus its surfactants business in Europe. The company plans to move away from various surfactants assets that have become commoditized and will focus...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/specialty_chemicals/Huntsman-to-reposition-surfactants-business-in-Europe-250-jobs-potentially-affected_55531.html
September 20, 2013
Chemtura’s petroleum additives business will increase the prices for calcium sulfonate greases and detergents products because of rising raw material costs, the company says. The...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/specialty_chemicals/Chemtura-raises-prices_55316.html
September 20, 2013
The global market for biocides is characterized by a vast array of end uses and a limited number of products. The latter is due to stringent regulatory requirements, especially in...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/specialty_chemicals/New-ingredient-approval-a-major-challenge_55313.html
September 20, 2013
Calgon Carbon and Brenntag, the former’s distributor in Canada, have signed a contract to supply activated carbon to a large, undisclosed, Canadian electricity generator through...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/specialty_chemicals/Calgon-Carbon-signs-Canada-deal_55314.html
September 20, 2013
Specialty chemicals and food ingredients distributor IMCD Group (Rotterdam) says that Network Nutrition (Sydney), a leading distributor of botanical, nutritional, and plant...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/specialty_chemicals/IMCD-to-partner-in-Australia_55315.html
September 19, 2013
Omega-3 is attracting strong interest from chemical companies active in nutraceuticals, which are dietary substances with health benefits....
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/specialty_chemicals/Omega-3-leading-the-way-in-nutraceuticals-growth_54950.html
September 6, 2013
FMC has entered into an agreement with Belchim Crop Protection (Londerzeel, Belgium) under which it will develop, manufacture, and sell patented valifenalate-based fungicides in the...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/specialty_chemicals/FMC-acquires-rights-to-fungicide_54951.html
September 6, 2013
Ashland has opened its gelcoats production facility in Changzhou, China. The $60-million plant will serve customers in the marine, sanitary, transportation, wind energy, and industrial...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/specialty_chemicals/Ashland-gelcoats-plant-opens_54952.html
September 6, 2013
Symrise and Gee Lawson (London) say they have extended, until the end of 2015, their cooperation under which Gee Lawson supplies Symrise’s esculin to the diagnostics industry...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/specialty_chemicals/Symrise-extends-esculin-deal_54953.html
September 6, 2013
Archer Daniels Midland (ADM), CIC Holdings (Colombo, Sri Lanka), and Chemanex (Colombo) say they have formed a joint venture to build and operate a superabsorbent polymers (SAP)...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/specialty_chemicals/ADM-forms-biobased-superabsorbent-JV-in-Sri-Lanka_54964.html
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