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June 2, 2014
The European Chemicals Agency (ECHA; Helsinki) says that transfluthrin has been added to the registry of intentions for harmonized classification and labeling (CLH). The registration...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/specialty_chemicals/Reach-Transfluthrin-to-be-submitted-for-CLH_61482.html
May 30, 2014
DSM’s nutritional products division and natural ingredients company Isobionics (Geleen, Netherlands) have entered into an exclusive partnership to distribute valencene and nootkatone...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/specialty_chemicals/DSM-inks-aroma-distribution-deal_61432.html
May 30, 2014
The thermosetting powder coatings sector, which grew quickly in industrialized countries during the 1980s and 1990s, is now growing more quickly in China and other developing...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/specialty_chemicals/Powder-coatings-growing-quickly-in-China_61429.html
May 30, 2014
Archroma (Reinach, Switzerland), the former textile, paper, and emulsions businesses of Clariant, has acquired a 49% stake in M. Dohmen (San Vittore, Switzerland), the company...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/specialty_chemicals/Archroma-buys-stake-in-dye-firm_61430.html
May 30, 2014
Symrise (Holzminden, Germany) says it is entering into a strategic partnership with the nonprofit organizations Global Nature Fund and the Union for Ethical BioTrade. The organizations...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/specialty_chemicals/Symrise-biodiversity-partnership_61431.html
May 27, 2014
The European Commission has published formal notification today that companies wishing to market hydrofluorocarbons (HFCs) in the European Union in 2015 must register and submit an...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/specialty_chemicals/European-Commission-asks-companies-to-apply-for-HFC-quotas-by-1-July_61315.html
May 23, 2014
Producers of plastic additives, which grew tepidly coming off the recession in 2009, are pinning hopes on North America’s shale gas boom and rising plastics production in...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/specialty_chemicals/Rising-production-in-China-and-US-keys-to-growth_61246.html
May 23, 2014
Otsuka Chemical says it plans to build a manufacturing plant at Griffin, GA, to produce the company’s fiber-free potassium titanate product line. The products have been subject to...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/specialty_chemicals/Otsuka-to-build-US-plant_61247.html
May 23, 2014
Sika says it will acquire the business of Klebag Chemie (Ennetbürgen, Switzerland), a manufacturer of adhesives for the sealing, bonding, and flooring markets. Financial details of...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/specialty_chemicals/Sika-buys-Swiss-adhesives-maker_61248.html
May 23, 2014
DSM says it has opened an animal nutrition center at Bazhou, China, south of Beijing. With its focus on swine and poultry nutrition and the capabilities to conduct scientific and...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/specialty_chemicals/DSM-opens-animal-feed-center_61249.html
May 9, 2014
As the personal-care products industry grows increasingly globalized—dominated by multinational consumer goods makers such as Procter & Gamble, Unilever, and L’Oréal—a parallel trend is taking hold in many emerging markets, as local producers grow and cater to local customers....
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/specialty_chemicals/Local-personal-care-producers-rising-in-emerging-markets_60921.html
May 9, 2014
H.B. Fuller has opened a $10-million manufacturing facility at Rionegro, Colombia, about 36 kilometers east of Medellín. The facility will supply hot melt and water-based adhesive...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/specialty_chemicals/Fuller-opens-plant-in-Colombia_60922.html
May 9, 2014
Indian specialty chemicals maker Artek Surfin (Mumbai) announced on 30 April that it has completed acquiring all of Galata Chemicals, the former polyvinyl chloride additives business...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/specialty_chemicals/Artek-SurfinGalata-deal-closes_60923.html
May 7, 2014
Symrise (Holzminden, Germany) says it increased sales in the first quarter of 2014 of €470 million ($654 million) compared with €458 million in the year-ago quarter, or 2.6%...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/specialty_chemicals/Symrise-sales-up-2-6-percent-in-first-quarter-Ebitda-rises-by-9-0-percent_60854.html
May 7, 2014
Linde says it achieved sales of €4.05 billion ($5.63 billion) in first-quarter 2014, an increase of 1.5% versus the year-ago quarter, or 7.3% after adjusting for exchange rate...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/specialty_chemicals/Linde-operating-profit-falls-2-7-percent-on-slight-revenue-increase-confirms-2014-outlook_60848.html
May 7, 2014
Evonik says it achieved sales of €320 billion ($4.45 billion) in first-quarter 2014, close to the prior-period level of €3.21 billion, a slight organic sales growth of 1%...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/specialty_chemicals/Evonik-Ebitda-falls-24-percent-on-organic-sales-growth-of-1-percent-reiterates-outlook-for-2014_60860.html
May 2, 2014
The European Chemicals Agency (ECHA; Helsinki) has announced that amendments to the the Biocidal Products Regulation (BPR) have now come into force. The objective of the amendments is...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/specialty_chemicals/Amendments-to-biocidal-products-regulation-enter-into-force_60728.html
April 30, 2014
Finding ways to expand the uses of existing products in new applications will be a key growth driver for specialty chemical makers in the coming years, according to a SpecialChem (Paris) survey of industry executives....
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/specialty_chemicals/Survey-New-applications-key-to-fueling-growth_60562.html
April 25, 2014
BASF says it is "implementing a series of measures" within its nutrition and health division, aimed at strengthening the competitiveness of its performance products segment...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/specialty_chemicals/BASF-restructures-nutrition-and-health-260-jobs-to-go-by-end-of-2015_60602.html
April 25, 2014
Sensient Technologies announced on 8 April that it has named Sam Lteif president of its flavors business. Lteif effectively joined the company on 7 April after 14 years at PepsiCo...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/specialty_chemicals/New-Sensient-flavors-head_60563.html
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