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November 18, 2008
Mitsubishi Rayon has confirmed CW’s recent report that the company will acquire Lucite International (Southampton, U.K.) (CW, Nov. 3/10, p. 6). Mitsubishi Rayon has agreed with...
November 18, 2008
Dow Chemical has named Rohm and Haas (R&H) president and COO Pierre Brondeau as head of Rohm and Haas Advanced Materials, which will become a division of Dow following its pending...
November 11, 2008
A swoon in chemical demand and prices over the past month, particularly across Asia, has created a distinctly different market environment and industry outlook from what existed in the...
November 11, 2008
Koch Industries’ Flint Hills Resources unit says it will shut its Odessa, TX olefins and polymers facility during first-half 2009 and shift polypropylene (PP) production to other...
October 27, 2008
Basic and diversified chemical makers meet or beat third-quarter earnings expectations but most sought to lower expectations for the fourth-quarter and 2009 following the sharp...
October 20, 2008
Chemical makers have not been immune to the effects of the tumultuous past few weeks in the finance market. That had lead industry analysts to reduce industry growth and earnings...
October 20, 2008
Ineos has declined to comment on U.K. press reports that it is considering plans to sell some assets to reduce debt. A recent report in the Sunday Telegraph, quoting sources...
October 20, 2008
Apollo Management (New York) has agreed to contribute $540 million to its Hexion Specialty Chemicals unit to assist in closing Hexion’s acquisition of Huntsman. Hexion says it...
October 20, 2008
Attorneys General (AG) from Connecticut, Delaware, and New Jersey have asked 11 manufacturers of baby bottles and infant formula to stop using bisphenol A (BPA). The FDA has so far...
October 20, 2008
EPA has revised its definition of solid waste (DSW) to allow more recycling of certain secondary hazardous wastes including solvents, a decision that will allow specialty batch...
October 3, 2008
AkzoNobel has announced a range of operational targets designed to make the company more profitable and efficient following the recent divestment of its pharmaceutical business and...
October 3, 2008
Private equity firm Arsenal Capital Partners (New York) says it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Ferro’s fine chemicals business, a leading producer of electrolytes...
September 26, 2008
DuPont has named Ellen J. Kullman as president and a director beginning October 1 and as CEO starting January 1, 2009. Chad Holliday, chairman and CEO, will serve as chairman and...
September 26, 2008
PPG Industries says it will close several Canadian, European, and U.S. manufacturing units as part of a reorganization plan that is expected to yield about $100 million in pretax...
September 22, 2008
BASF plans to buy Ciba Specialty Chemicals in the latest M&A deal of a rapidly consolidating specialties market. BASF has made a SF50/share cash offer to Ciba’s shareholders...
September 19, 2008
BASF says from October 1 it will slash production of polystyrene (PS) in Europe by 25%. “The reason for this step is the diminished demand for the standard plastic PS, a...
September 17, 2008
ChemSec (Gothenburg, Sweden), a nongovernmental organization (NGO), has published SIN list 1.0, a list of 220 chemicals that, based on scientific data, it is proposing should be banned...
September 15, 2008
A group of Huntsman shareholders offered to provide more than $400 million to shore up Huntsman’s balance sheet last week, in a further bid to prod Hexion Specialty...
September 15, 2008
The board of Lucite International (Southampton, U.K.) has appointed Merrill Lynch and Deutsche Bank to examine and advise on “strategic options,” including a possible sale...
September 15, 2008
Dow Chemical says it plans to sell its Clear Lake, TX acrylic acid and esters operations as well as its UCAR Emulsion Systems specialty latex business in North America. Dow says it is...
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