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August 25, 2011
Marcinowski: A fast-growing market. Fadigas: Benefits for the whole chain. BASF has confirmed plans announced earlier this year to invest in a world-scale acrylic acid, butyl acrylate...
August 25, 2011
Prevost: Cash could fund acquisitions. Cabot has agreed to sell its Supermetals unit, primarily a maker of tantalum and alloys, to Global Advanced Metals (GAM; Perth, Australia) for...
August 19, 2011
Producers are keeping a sharp eye on order patterns but say there have been no signs of deterioration despite the sharp falls in stock prices and economic turmoil. The CW 75 stock...
August 4, 2011
Second-quarter profits at U.S. basic and diversified chemical firms benefited from demand growth and higher selling prices, which in most cases were enough to offset rising raw...
July 22, 2011
Saudi Aramco and Dow Chemical, partners in a previously announced multibillion-dollar petrochemicals joint venture in Saudi Arabia, are expected to announce the go-ahead for the...
July 22, 2011
Baker: Water was a target opportunity. Ecolab has reached an agreement to acquire Nalco for $8.1 billion, in a bid to extend Ecolab’s leading franchise in industrial and...
July 7, 2011
The World Trade Organization (WTO; Geneva) has ruled that China’s practice of restricting exports of certain key raw materials, including some used extensively by the chemical...
July 7, 2011
Swift: U.S. manufacturing growth slowing. ACC says in its mid-year outlook that it expects U.S. chemicals output to rise 4.1% this year followed by 3.5% in 2012, despite uncertain U.S...
June 24, 2011
Büchner: Takes helm in 2012. AkzoNobel’s supervisory board has appointed Ton Büchner as the company’s next CEO, following a decision by Hans Wijers to step down at...
June 24, 2011
the U.S. has added eight substances including styrene and formaldehyde to its federal Report on Carcinogens (RoC). Styrene and five others are listed as “reasonably anticipated” to...
June 10, 2011
Shell Chemicals is developing plans to build a world-scale ethylene plant integrated with derivative units atop Marcellus Shale natural gas deposits in the U.S. Northeast. The company...
May 27, 2011
DuPont has clinched the acquisition of a controlling stake in Danisco, at DK700/share in cash. The deal values Danisco at DK33.4 billion ($6.4 billion). DuPont says the deal positions...
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