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August 1, 2014
AkzoNobel says it will partner with the Solar Energy Research Institute of Singapore (Seris) at the National University of Singapore to explore less costly ways of producing...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/specialty_chemicals/AzkoNobel-solar-cell-collaboration_62892.html
August 1, 2014
FMC says it has opened its Asia innovation center in the Zhangjiang Hi-Tech Park in the Pudong district of Shanghai. The new facility serves as the company’s hub for R&D...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/specialty_chemicals/FMC-opens-China-hub_62893.html
July 30, 2014
Sika (Baar, Switzerland) says its sales for first-half 2014 increased to 2.66 billion Swiss francs ($2.94 billion), an increase of 18% in local currency, or 10.6% in Swiss francs...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/specialty_chemicals/Sika-reports-18-percent-growth-in-first-half-2014-sales-net-profit-leaps-25-7-percent_62813.html
July 18, 2014
Pricing for the often topsy-turvy market for rare earth metals—a group of 17 metals used in catalysts, electronics, and defense applications, among others—declined and then...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/specialty_chemicals/Prices-in-holding-pattern-as-China-WTO-mull-quota_62573.html
July 18, 2014
AkzoNobel says it has opened a new production facility at Thane, India, to manufacture coatings for the metal packaging and flexible packaging industries. The plant involved investing...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/specialty_chemicals/AkzoNobel-opens-plant-in-India_62574.html
July 18, 2014
RPM International announced on 7 July that its Rust-Oleum specialty cleaners group has acquired Krud Kutter (Cumming, GA), a producer of cleaners and removers for residential...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/specialty_chemicals/RPM-buys-cleaning-firm_62575.html
July 18, 2014
Arkema’s Sartomer unit has appointed Kenny Messer to president/Americas. In the role, Messer will oversee the company’s operations in North America and South America. Messer comes...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/specialty_chemicals/Sartomer-names-Americas-head_62576.html
July 17, 2014
The European Chemicals Agency (ECHA; Helsinki) says that four new intentions and five new submissions for harmonised classification and labelling (CLH) have been added to the public...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/specialty_chemicals/ECHA-adds-several-substances-to-registry-of-intentions-under-Reach_62513.html
July 16, 2014
The European Food Safety Authority (EFSA; Parma, Italy) says that is has established an acceptable daily intake (ADI) of four milligrams per kilogram body weight per day for the food...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/specialty_chemicals/EFSA-establishes-daily-intake-limits-for-sunset-yellow-food-additive_62485.html
July 9, 2014
The European Chemicals Agency (ECHA; Helsinki) says it has opened a 45-day public consultation on harmonized classification and labeling (CLH) proposals for the pesticides...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/specialty_chemicals/ECHA-opens-public-consultation-on-three-pesticides_62369.html
July 7, 2014
Chemical feedstocks typically conjure images of refineries, natural gas pipelines, or perhaps—if you are of a sustainable bent—algae or soybean fields. A discarded tire on the side of a highway probably would not fit into that category; if anything, it would be garbage....
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/specialty_chemicals/Lehigh-Technologies-Specialty-chemicals-from-scrap_62315.html
July 4, 2014
A public consultation on potential candidates for substitution of carbendazim has been opened by the European Chemicals Agency (ECHA; Helsinki). Potential candidates for substitution...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/specialty_chemicals/ECHA-opens-public-consultation-on-potential-candidates-for-substitution-of-carbendazim_62253.html
July 3, 2014
Symrise (Holzminden, Germany) says it has secured financing for its €1.3 billion ($1.78 billion) acquisition of the Diana Group by issuing a bond for €500 million. The...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/specialty_chemicals/Symrise-secures-financing-for-Diana-acquisition-through-$680-million-bond-issue_62249.html
July 2, 2014
The committees for risk assessment (RAC) and socioeconomic (SEAC) of the European Chemicals Agency (ECHA; Helsinki) have adopted opinions on applications for authorization of...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/specialty_chemicals/ECHA-approves-specific-uses-of-DEHP-DBP-under-Reach_62214.html
July 2, 2014
The European Chemicals Agency (ECHA; Helsinki) says that four new substances of very high concern (SVHC) have been added to the registry of intentions, under the European Union’s...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/specialty_chemicals/Four-phthalates-added-to-registry-of-intentions-as-SVHCs-under-Reach_62216.html
July 2, 2014
Biochemical company METabolic EXplorer (Metex; Clermont-Ferrand, France) and SK Chemicals (Seoul) say that they have signed a worldwide, exclusive license agreement to manufacture and...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/specialty_chemicals/SK-Chemicals-and-Metex-sign-exclusive-deal-for-bio-PDO_62209.html
June 27, 2014
Dow Chemical is pushing to expand ion-exchange resins—traditionally used to treat and purify water—into food, nutrition, and pharmaceutical applications, the company says. Ion exchange resins can be used to stabilize vitamin B12 and in a variety of tastemasking applications in food; pharmaceuticals; and nutraceuticals, or foods with pharmaceutical properties, says Jon Fisher, commercial leader/health care, North America at Dow....
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/specialty_chemicals/Dow-expanding-ion-exchange-resins-into-nutrition-applications_62077.html
June 27, 2014
GEO Specialty Chemicals (Ambler, PA) has broken ground on a manufacturing facility for polyaluminum chloride (PAC) at its Deer Park, TX, site. The plant will be designed to manufacture...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/specialty_chemicals/GEO-breaks-ground-on-water-treatment-chemicals-plant_62078.html
June 27, 2014
Omnova Solutions says it has expanded capabilities for specialty acrylic resins for waterborne coatings at its Le Havre, France, site. This multimillion-euro expansion features...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/specialty_chemicals/Omnova-expands-capacity-for-specialty-acrylic-resins-in-France_62079.html
June 27, 2014
Axalta, the former automotive coatings business of DuPont, has named Luke Lu v.p. and president/China, a newly created post. Lu will report to Axalta chairman and CEO Charlie Shaver...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/specialty_chemicals/Axalta-names-China-president_62080.html
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