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April 30, 2015
SGL Group (Wiesbaden, Germany), a manufacturer of carbon-based products and materials, has reported a large year-on-year (YOY) increase in Ebitda before non-recurring items and a small...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/specialty_chemicals/SGL-announces-increase-in-profit-on-slightly-lower-sales_69932.html
April 29, 2015
The European Chemicals Agency (ECHA; Helsinki) and the Danish Environmental Protection Agency (DEPA; Copenhagen) have announced that they will jointly investigate the need for a...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/specialty_chemicals/ECHA-calls-for-evidence-on-uses-of-phthalate-in-articles-preparation-for-restriction_69934.html
April 24, 2015
White Biotech: BASF says it is partnering to significantly reduce costs and increase productivity. BASF says that a consortium of companies in biotechnology, renewable resources...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/specialty_chemicals/BASF-partners-to-optimize-production-processes_69759.html
April 24, 2015
Suppliers of specialty chemicals to the plastics industry—including plastic additives makers, masterbatch producers, and compounders—are shifting to the developing world to...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/specialty_chemicals/Global-demand-grows-for-additives-and-masterbatches_69744.html
April 24, 2015
Cytec has opened a new kitting facility based at Toulouse, France, adjacent to its existing process materials site. The facility will manufacture large vacuum-bagged consumable kits...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/specialty_chemicals/Cytec-establishes-kitting-facility_69745.html
April 24, 2015
BASF says it has opened its largest construction chemicals plant in India, at Nellore in the state of Andhra Pradesh in southern India. Commercial production has begun at the plant...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/specialty_chemicals/BASF-construction-chems-plant_69746.html
April 24, 2015
Lubrizol says its performance coatings business has added hyperdispersant capacity at its Huddersfield, UK, facility. The new capacity will be used to manufacture Solsperse...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/specialty_chemicals/Lubrizol-expands-in-the-UK_69747.html
April 24, 2015
Renewable chemicals maker BioAmber (Minneapolis) has entered into a technology license agreement with Johnson Matthey’s Davy Technologies division (JM Davy) that will enable...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/specialty_chemicals/BioAmber-licenses-JM-Davy-BDO-and-THF-technologies_69753.html
April 24, 2015
Amyris (Emeryville, CA) and Squalan Natural Health (Amsterdam) have entered into agreements for producing and marketing personal-care products based on Amyris’s squalane...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/specialty_chemicals/Amyris-invests-in-Netherlands-based-personal-care-company_69754.html
April 24, 2015
Cascades (Quebec City) plans to build a biorefinery at its Norampac-Cabano facility at Témiscouata-sur-le-Lac, PQ, to extract hemicellulose from wood chips, it says. The biorefinery...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/specialty_chemicals/Biorefinery-planned-for-Quebec_69755.html
April 24, 2015
Flotek Industries (Houston) and Solazyme (South San Francisco) say that they have entered into agreements to globally commercialize Flocapso, an advanced drilling fluid additive...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/specialty_chemicals/Solazyme-signs-lubricant-deal_69756.html
April 24, 2015
Biological chemistry firm METabolic EXplorer (Clermont-Ferrand, France) says it has signed a memorandum of understanding with Technip’s France arm to develop the industrial...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/specialty_chemicals/L-methionine-development-deal_69757.html
April 24, 2015
Roquette (Lestrem, France), a major producer of starch, has announced that its new unit for producing isosorbide at Lestrem is fully operational. The unit has a capacity of 20,000...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/specialty_chemicals/Isosorbide-plant-comes-online_69758.html
April 23, 2015
Water treatment firm U.S. Water Services (St. Michael, MN) will sharpen its focus in the power-generation market while continuing to pursue market share gains through acquisitions and integrating water treatment chemicals and services as part of Allete (Duluth, MN), the company says. Allete owns utilities in Minnesota and Wisconsin, as well as assets in wind power and coal....
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/specialty_chemicals/U-S-Water-to-sharpen-focus-on-power-market-under-Allete_69538.html
April 23, 2015
Recipharm (Jordbro, Sweden), a contract development and manufacturing organization that produces pharmaceuticals and active pharmaceutical ingredients, has today announced the...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/specialty_chemicals/Recipharm-appoints-new-boss-for-Italian-unit_69712.html
April 17, 2015
Nitroalkanes and derivatives maker Angus Chemical (Buffalo Grove, IL) has ambitious growth plans now that it has separated from Dow Chemical....
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/specialty_chemicals/Angus-Chemical-aims-high-on-back-of-product-portfolio_69211.html
April 17, 2015
A. Schulman says it will establish a new masterbatch production facility near Istanbul and with capacity for 40 million lbs/year of additive, white, and breathable masterbatches for...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/specialty_chemicals/Schulman-expands-in-Turkey_69539.html
April 17, 2015
Clariant says that it has appointed John Gordon as the global head of the company’s mining solutions business. Gordon brings more than 15 years of industry experience to his new role...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/specialty_chemicals/New-Clariant-mining-chief_69540.html
April 17, 2015
RPM says it has acquired Morrells Woodfinishes (Stockport, UK), a major manufacturer of wood finishes in the United Kingdom. Terms of the transaction, which is expected to be accretive...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/specialty_chemicals/RPM-buys-two-UK-companies_69541.html
April 16, 2015
Thomas Swan (Consett, UK) says that Harry Swan, its managing director, has been appointed to the governing board of Innovate UK, the United Kingdom’s innovation agency, formerly...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/specialty_chemicals/Harry-Swan-appointed-to-governing-board-of-Innovate-UK_69468.html
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