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Sika acquires Australian tile adhesives firm

7:51 AM MDT | March 27, 2015 | Deepti Ramesh

Sika (Baar, Switzerland) says that it has agreed to acquire Construction Technologies Australia (CTA; Crestmead), one of the leading suppliers of tile adhesives and associated mortar products in Australia. Financial details of the deal have not been...


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Asahi Kasei to set up new Mexican subsidiary to promote plastic compounds

Asahi Kasei Chemicals plans to set up a new subsidiary in Mexico over June to carry out sales and technical support of plastic compounds, the company says today. The tentatively named Asahi Kasei Plastics Mexico will be wholly owned by US subsidiary Asahi...

Dow to merge chlor-alkali and derivatives with Olin in deal valued at $5 billion

Dow Chemical and Olin (Clayton, MO) have entered into a definitive agreement under which Dow merge its chlor-alkali and derivatives business with Olin in a transaction valued at $5 billion. The terms of the agreement call for Dow to separate its US Gulf Coast...

South Korea's Q1 benzene exports to show 75% spike YOY

South Korea’s benzene exports for the first three months of 2015 are expected to show a more than 75% surge year-on-year, data obtained by IHS Chemical shows. Over 1–26 March, the country transported more than 190,000 m.t. of benzene. When added...

Asahi Kasei to set up plastics compounding subsidiary in Mexico

Asahi Kasei Chemicals said today that, through its Asahi Kasei Plastics North America subsidiary, it will establish a plastics compounding subsidiary in Mexico. The company, as part of its engineering plastics growth plan, has already established compounding...

Haldor Topsoe and Ferrostaal form joint venture

Haldor Topsoe and construction and engineering firm Ferrostaal (Essen, Germany) today announced the establishment of Ferrostaal Topsoe Projects (Essen), a new equally owned joint venture that will develop, finance and execute major industrial projects in the...

Shiseido to set up global innovation center at Yokohama

Shiseido (Tokyo), a leading cosmetics player, said today that it will establish a new research facility, at Yokohama. On 26 March 2015, the city of Yokohama granted Shiseido permission to acquire land for the new center in the Yokohama Minato Mirai 21...

Chevron to sell stake in Caltex Australia

Chevron Corp. announced today that its wholly owned subsidiary Chevron Global Energy has entered into an underwriting agreement for the sale of its 50% stake in Caltex Australia (CAL). The company expects to sell the stake for a reported $3.6 billion. CAL...

Grupa Azoty to invest $450 million to build propane dehydrogenation plant in Poland

Chemical company Grupa Azoty (Tarnów, Poland) says that it will invest 1.7 billion zlotych ($450 million) to build a propane dehydrogenation (PDH) plant near its existing facilities at Police, Poland. The investment is the largest in the company's...

Russian petchems producer NKNK reports higher sales and earnings

Nizhnekamsknefetkhim (NKNK; Nizhnekamsk, Russia), a major producer of petrochemicals, today reported its full-year results with sales in 2014 advancing 8.7% to 137.0 billion Russian ruble ($2.4 billion). Ebitda grew 22.5% year-on-year (YOY) to R16.2 billion...

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