IHS Chemical Week
AMERICAS

DuPont names executive v.p.'s, chief innovation offier to retire

2:51 PM MDT | October 24, 2014 | Lindsay Frost

DuPont has named James Collins and Matthew Trerotola as executive v.p.'s  and members of the company’s office of the chief executive, effective 1 December. The company has also announced that Thomas Connelly, executive v.p. and chief innovation officer, will retire at year end....


Risk Free Trial

Email Address

First Name

Last Name

Click here to register and get your RISK-FREE access to chemweek.com
MORE AMERICAS

Olin third-quarter earnings fall 63% on continued weak chlor-alkali

Weak chlor-alkali demand continues to take a toll on Olin’s quarterly results, but the company expects improvement in the fourth quarter. Olin reports third-quarter net income of $26 million, down 63% year-over-year (YOY) from $70 million. Sales totaled $594 million, down 11% YOY from $671 million. Adjusted earnings per share of 42 cents equaled the analysts’ consensus estimate reported by Thomson Reuters....

Former Evonik board member becomes operating partner at Advent International

Dahai Yu, former board member of Evonik Industries, has joined private equity group Advent International as an operating partner. Yu lost his job at Evonik last year when the company decided to slim down its executive board. An executive with extensive...

EPA proposes to remove 72 chemicals from approved pesticide inert ingredient list

The US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has proposed to remove 72 chemicals from its list of substances approved for use as inert ingredients in pesticide products. The move is in reponse to petitions from several advocate groups, including the Center...

LyondellBasell third-quarter income up 48% YOY on Americas olefins and polyolefins

LyondellBasell reports third-quarter net income of $1.257 billion, up 48% year-over-year (YOY) from $851 million. Sales totaled $12.066 billion, an 8% YOY increase from $11.152 billion. At $2.45, diluted earnings per share were well ahead of the analysts’ consensus estimate of $2.29 reported by Thomson Reuters....

Westlake plans $330-million ethylene expansion, improvements at Lake Charles

Westlake says it will invest over $330 million to expand ethylene capacity at its facility in Lake Charles, LA, by 250 million lbs/year and to make other capital improvements. The company expects to complete the expansion in late 2015 or early 2016....

OxyChem third-quarter earnings drop 23% on lower prices, higher costs

OxyChem, the chemical segment of Occidental Petroleum, has reported pre-tax earnings for the third quarter of $140 million, down 23% year-on-year from $181 million. The company attributes the decrease to lower caustic soda prices driven by new chlor-alkali capacity, as well as lower overall margins resulting from higher ethylene and natural gas costs....

Sensient Technologies net earnings decline; adjusted earnings beat estimates

Sensient Technologies today reported third-quarter net earnings down 32.4% year-on-year (YOY), to $21.3 million, on sales down 1.6%, to $364.5 million. Adjusted earnings from continuing operations totaled 78 cts/share, up 8.3% YOY, and slightly ahead of...

Minerals Technologies earnings beat estimates

Minerals Technologies (MTI) today reported net income up 69% year-on-year (YOY), to $37 million, on sales up 114%, to $543.5 million. The large increase in sales was mostly due to the inclusion of Amcol, which closed earlier this year. Adjusted earnings...

PolyOne earnings rise on higher sales

PolyOne today reported third-quarter net income from continuing operations up 39.2% year-on-year (YOY), to $32.3 million, on sales down 4.3%, to $958 million. Sales fell because the company exited some unprofitable products it inherited with the Spartech...

Americas Archives »











 
contact us | about us | customer care | privacy policy | sitemap | advertise

ihsCopyright © 2014 IHS, Inc. All rights reserved. Reproduction in whole or in part without permission is prohibited.

North Asia Russia Southeast Asia China India/Pakistan Middle East Eastern Europe Western Europe Central America Canada USA Australia/New Zealand South America Africa