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Royal Adhesives to acquire Chemque

Arsenal Capital’s Royal Adhesives (South Bend, IN) announced today that it has purchased Chemque (Toronto), a maker of polyurethane foams and adhesives for the telecoms, flooring and construction industries. Financial details of the deal, including...

Uralchem reports major drop in sales and earnings in first six months

Uralchem (Moscow), one of the largest nitrogen fertilizer producers in Russia, today reported a major drop in earnings and revenues for the first six months of this year. Adjusted Ebitda reached 11.6 billion Russian rubles ($309.2 million), 17% down on the...


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Basic Chemicals

KBR confirms urea contract award by Koch Nitrogen

KBR today confirmed that it has been awarded a contract for a new grassroots urea facility being built by Koch Nitrogen Co. at Enid, OK. The reimbursable contract covers engineering, procurement, and construction services for the plant, which forms part of a...

Petrochemicals

OCI Partners restarts Beaumont methanol plant

OCI Partners (Nederland, TX) says it is starting up its methanol plant at Beaumont, TX after carrying out essential repairs on the plant's reformer. OCI Partners said on 29 August that it expected to restart production of methanol during the following two...

Inorganic Chemicals

Incitec Pivot to Offtake Entire Urea Output From Perdaman Project

Incitec Pivot (Melbourne), a leading global nitrogen-based chemicals producer, has signed an agreement with Perdaman Chemicals and Fertilizers (Perth, Australia) to offtake the entire output of urea from Perdaman's previously announced Collie urea plant in...

Plastics

Ineos and Doeflex combine PVC compounding operations

Ineos announced today that its Ineos Compounds unit and Doeflex Compounding have combined their polyvinyl chloride (PVC) compounding operations. The news follows a recent approval by the European Commission to go ahead with the plan. The newly combined...

Specialty Chemicals

Albemarle completes sale of antioxidant business to SI Group

Albemarle has completed the previously announced sale of its antioxidant, ibuprofen, and propofol businesses and related assets to SI Group (Schenectady, NY), Albemarle said today. Financial terms of the transaction have not been disclosed. The transaction...

Fine Chemicals/Biotech

Pharma/fine chemicals roundup—2 September 2014

Amerigen Pharmaceuticals, Ningbo Menovo sign generics deal; Menovo to manufacture APIs Amerigen Pharmaceuticals (Lyndhurst, NJ) and Ningbo Menovo Pharmaceutical (Ningbo, China) have entered into a collaboration agreement for the development of generic...

Industrial Gases

Linde to Acquire Sri Lankan Gases Firm

Linde says it has offered to acquire all the shares in privately-held Ceylon Oxygen (Colombo, Sri Lanka), and that the offer has been accepted by the major shareholder, Europium, in respect of 95.4% of the shares in Ceylon Oxygen. Ceylon Oxygen, which was...











 
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