Chemical Industry Weekly News Round-Up, July 13
1:25 PM MDT | July 13, 2012 | By VINCENT VALK
This Week on CW:
ACC’s mid-year industry outlook forecasts slow economic and chemicals output growth.
DuPont says the TiO2 market should be strong through the second half of this year, although other producers have said otherwise.
Arkema is selling is tin stabilizer business to PMC Group, a chemicals and plastics maker. The business has sales of $221 million, and 234 employees.
Brenntag’s private equity owners have sold their remaining stakes in the distributor in a €611 million transaction.
Around the Web:
The U.S. housing market is back on the rise, albeit at a slow rate in a weak economy, in the Wall Street Journal.
Doctors often overlook the role chemical intolerance in illness, a new study finds, in Science Daily.
Business Week discusses why job openings don’t always turn into jobs.