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January 28, 2008Private equity firm Apollo Management (New York), the prospective owner of Huntsman Corp., is considering selling two of Huntsman s businesses, sources tell CW. Apollo is...
December 11, 2002The titanium dioxide (TiO2) industry is still in a profits slump, but Huntsman Tioxide says it can justify new investment based on its Icon chloride process, which is aimed...
May 23, 2001Huntsman tioxide will select one of three sites for a new titanium dioxide (TiO2) plant by year-end, says Wayne Barnacal, v.p./technology at Tioxide. We are considering...
November 18, 1998The outlook for the titanium dioxide (TiO2) business continues toimprove. There have been several rationalization moves, and with almostno significant new capacity added in...
February 10, 1993Due to environmental pressures and poor market conditions, Tioxide NorthAmerica (Montreal) and NL Industries' Kronos subsidiary (Houston) have agreed toform a joint venture...
June 16, 1993Environment Canada has slapped Tioxide Canada (Montreal) with a C$4-million($3.1 million) penalty_the highest environment fine to date in Canada_fordischarging sulfuric acid...
May 26, 1999Jon M. Huntsman enhanced his reputation as a chemical dealmaker with his recent $2.7-billion acquisition of most of ICI's industrial chemicals (CW, April 21, p. 9). The deal...
July 30, 1997NL Industries (Houston) has emerged as the likely acquirer of NorthAmerican assets of Tioxide, ICI's titanium dioxide (TiO[sub]2)subsidiary. Tioxide has wholly owned...
April 7, 2004Huntsman Tioxide, a Huntsman subsidiary, says it will close a combined 55,000 m.t./year of titanium dioxide (TiO ) capacity at Grimsby, U.K. and Umbogintwini, South Africa...
June 16, 1993TiO2 moves toward balanceBut a capacity chess game is developing After the second major down cycle in a decade, the world market for titaniumdioxide (TiO2) is clearly moving...
January 13, 1999ICI has abandoned the $1-billion sale of Tioxide, its titaniumdioxide (TiO[sub]2) subsidiary, to DuPont and Kronos, because ofobjections from the FTC. Under the proposed...
January 10, 1996Tioxide has signed a memorandum of understanding to take a 51% stakein a titanium dioxide (TiO[sub]2) venture in Chongqing, Sichuan withChinese partner Yu Gang. A contract...
February 24, 1999Kemira says it is interested in acquiring Tioxide, ICI's titaniumdioxide (TiO[sub]2) business. The announcement follows the collapseof ICI's proposed $1-billion sale of...
February 5, 1997Tioxide's board of directors has welcomed the news that parent ICIplans to float the company in the next six to 18 months (CW, Feb.12, p. 15). Tioxide, the world's...
January 27, 1993Titanium dioxide (TiO2) demand is continuing to make strides, but there isstill no sign of pricing turning the corner. Du Pont has tried for a price hikein the U.S., while...
July 29, 1998NL Industries (Houston) says it will pay $365 million to acquire ICIsubsidiary Tioxide's titanium dioxide (TiO[sub]2) operations inNorth America as well as its unit at...
December 1, 1993Tioxide (London), the second-largest producer of titanium dioxide (TiO2), isplanning to expand its presence in the growing Asia/Pacific market. ChairmanAlan Pedder says this...
September 14, 1994Tioxide's decision to double titanium dioxide (TiO2) finishing capacity at itsTracy, PQ plant from 26,000 m.t. to 52,000 m.t./year is part of an effort tofocus North...
February 5, 1997ICI last week announced plans that it says will transform it intoa 21st-century powerhouse. Among the company's actions will beconsiderable expansion of paints, performance...
July 2, 1997ICI chairman Ronnie Hampel says the company has had numerousinquiries since its announcement in May that it plans to divest L3billion ($4.9 billion) worth of assets to help...