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November 5, 2015Perstorp (Perstorp, Sweden) has introduced renewable Capa for bioplastics at the 2015 European Bioplastics Conference in Berlin. The capa for bioplastics is a concept that builds on...
October 30, 2015Despite being a mature product in a mature market, monosodium L-glutamate’s (MSG) global demand is estimated to increase by almost 4% annually, to nearly 3.9 million m.t., during...
October 28, 2015Linde has reported Ebit of €3.14 billion ($3.47 billion) in the first nine months of this year, compared with €2.90 billion in the corresponding period a year ago, an...
October 28, 2015Paint coatings company Tikkurila (Helsinki) says it has concluded negotiations with all of its 600 employees in Finland. The negotiations, which began in September, will result in the...
October 23, 2015The continuing need to reduce costs and the increase in contract manufacturing were key themes at the 26th edition of CPhI, the largest annual trade fair for the worldwide pharmaceutical ingredients industry, held recently in Madrid....
October 20, 2015Composite materials supplier Gurit (Zurich) has reported sales of 269.2 million Swiss francs ($281.9 million) in the first nine months of 2014 compared with sales of SF250.7 million in...
October 20, 2015The US specialty chemicals market contracted 1.0% year-on-year (YOY) in September on a three-month moving average (3MMA), according to the latest issue of ACC's specialty market volume...
September 28, 2015Market drivers in fine chemicals include continued, worldwide growth in active pharmaceutical ingredients (APIs). Outsourcing by large innovators is expected to increase, with a preference for reliable, high-quality Western suppliers. The use of generics will increase globally, with additional opportunities for increased penetration in developing markets, according to Greg Sargen, executive v.p. and CFO at Cambrex (East Rutherford, NJ)....
October 7, 2015Flavors and fragrances company Symrise (Holzminden, Germany) has opened a plant for cosmetic ingredients at its Holzminden site. The plant, which cost €15 million ($16.8 million)...
September 23, 2015Corbion Purac (Gorinchem, Netherlands) says it has strengthened its position in India with the acquisition of the lactic acid business of Malladi Specialties Ltd. (MSL; Chennai...