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Chemical Industry Weekly News Round-Up, July 6

2:51 PM MDT | July 6, 2012 | Vincent Valk

This Week on CW:   Linde has acquired Lincare Holdings, a U.S. based homecare health company, for $4.6 billion, or $41.50/share. Lincare had $1.84 billion in revenue during 2011.   Eastman has closed on its $4.8 billion acquisition of Solutia, which was announced in January.   Arkema has exited the PVC business, selling its business in that area to private equity firm Klesch Group, which will form a new company called Kem One.   BASF is planning to build a butadiene plant at Antwerp with a capacity of 155,000 m.t./year.   Around the Web...

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