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Huntsman TiO2 spin-off advances; will retain textile effects

9:52 AM MST | January 17, 2017 | Vincent Valk

Huntsman Corporation today filed updated forms with the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC; Washington) related to the proposed spin-off of its titanium dioxide (TiO2) business, including pigments and additives....

Bayer promises Trump jobs ahead of antitrust review

1:42 PM MST | January 17, 2017 | Rebecca Coons

Bayer confirms it has pledged to add American jobs and invest billions in research at US sites during a recent meeting with President-elect Donald Trump over Bayer’s planned acquisition of seed giant Monsanto....

Specialty chemical company AlzChem plans IPO for first half of 2017

4:45 AM MST | January 17, 2017 | Francinia Protti-Alvarez

AlzChem, a producer of fine and specialty chemicals, is planning an initial public offering in the regulated market of the Frankfurt stock exchange in the first half of this year, the company has announced. Société Général...

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FEATURES

Water treatment:
Customers searching for efficiency gain

A drive for greater efficiency among industrial customers is driving demand for water treatment chemicals and services. Water reuse remains a prime example of this trend as water users look to cut costs and run plants harder. Market growth, meanwhile, is expected to be stable... read more »

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Momentive Performance Materials Goes with the Flow and Achieves Best in Class Performance in their Plant

Momentive Performance Materials, a global leader in silicones, quartz and ceramics, underwent a supply chain transformation as it went through its recent decoupling from Hexion and corporate restructuring. In successfully driving costs out of its supply chain, it had to address a number of challenges: a very large number of different customers served by the company, a wide variety of products sold into a range of industries, and an increasing complexity arising from frequent new product introductions.

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LATEST NEWS

Americas

Nova begins shipments from new Joffre LLDPE plant

11:15 AM MST | January 17, 2017 | Clay Boswell

Nova Chemicals says it has begun shipping butene linear low-density polyethylene (LLDPE) produced by its new 432,000 metric tons/year gas-phase, reactor in Joffre, Alberta, Canada. The company brought the plant online in December....

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Europe

Givaudan acquires flavors company Activ International

3:01 AM MST | January 17, 2017 | Natasha Alperowicz

Givaudan said Tuesday it has acquired Activ International (Bienne, Switzerland), a company that provides natural and organic flavors, marine extracts, seafood, and vegetable-based culinary products....

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Same-Day Analysis

Huntsman TiO2 spin-off advances; will retain textile effects

12:03 PM MST | January 17, 2017

Huntsman Corporation today filed updated forms with the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC; Washington) related to the proposed spin-off of its titanium dioxide (TiO2) business, including pigments and additives. The new company will be called Venator...

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Asia

Thai MMA to build methacrylic acid, butyl methacrylates plants

4:00 AM MST | January 17, 2017 | Natasha Alperowicz

Thai MMA (Bangkok, Thailand), an affiliate of Siam Cement, plans to expand capacity for methacrylic acid and butyl methacrylate at its Map Ta Phut, Thailand, manufacturing complex. The company has awarded a letter of intent to Toyo-Thai (Bangkok), worth...

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Mid East

SABIC petchem affiliates report better results, fertilizer unit's profits are down

4:42 AM MST | January 17, 2017 | Natasha Alperowicz

A number of SABIC affiliates have reported their fourth quarter and full-year results with petchem operations showing better performance compared with their fertilizer counterparts....

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EVENTS

32nd World Petrochemical Conference 

March 20 - 24, 2017 | Marriott Marquis Houston, Houston, TX, USA

3rd Annual EMEA Aromatics and Olefins Conference

June 13 - 14, 2017, Dusseldorf, Germany

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