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September 19, 2013
The success of Huntsman’s deal to acquire Rockwood’s titanium dioxide (TiO2) business, including eventual plans to spin off the consolidated operations through an initial public offering, hinges on a brightening outlook and strong public appetite for the whitening pigment (p. 7)....
August 23, 2013
With a solid first half completed and a number of large chemical assets put up for sale in recent weeks, bankers say the remainder of 2013 should be busy for M&A activity (p. 68)....
August 8, 2013
Pershing Square Capital Management (New York), the $10-billion hedge fund run by activist investor Bill Ackman, has targeted Air Products....
July 26, 2013
Second-quarter earnings reports were overshadowed last week by a slew of announced planned divestitures....
July 11, 2013
Our cover story this week assesses Dow Chemical’s advanced materials business four years after the company’s acquisition of Rohm and Haas....
June 28, 2013
This week’s cover story assesses Responsible Care—industry’s signature environment, health, and safety program—as it turns 25. ACC is marking the anniversary...
June 20, 2013
Our cover story this week assesses the market for electronic chemicals as the semiconductor sector shakes off an inventory correction that depressed demand in second-half 2012 (p. 21)....
June 6, 2013
Our cover story this week asseses the improving fortunes for engineering and construction (E&C) firms as cheap shale gas ushers in a new wave of projects, particularly in North America, potentially stimulating more than $100 billion of related investment (p. 19)....
May 30, 2013
A years-long standoff on reform of US chemicals management laws has ended with the introduction of a bipartisan bill—the Chemical Safety Improvement Act (CSIA) of 2013—by Senators Frank Lautenberg (D., NJ) and David Vitter (R., LA) to modernize the 1976 Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA) (p. 8)....
May 16, 2013
Our cover story this week shows how the traditional resilience of the distribution sector is being tested by the recession in Europe (p. 23)...
May 2, 2013
Our cover story this week assesses specialty chemical strategies (p. 21). Defining specialty chemicals remains tricky with analysts, and even some producers, saying that the term “specialty chemical” is overused....
April 25, 2013
The country’s spirits have been lifted since Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, who returned to office in December, launched aggressive fiscal and monetary stimulus to reverse nearly 20 years of deflation and flat economic growth....
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