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Chemicals Kuraray invests in Frankfurt’s PVA resin production facility to meet European PVA demand

21 January 2011


Kuraray recently announced the expansion of Kururay Europe's PVA (polyvinyl alcohol) resin production facility which is located in Frankfurt. The company is seeking to expand production capacity by...

Chemicals Global Chemicals Companies Enter Emerging Markets to Develop Local Market Presence

1 September 2010


The global chemical industry which is over $3 trill...

Chemicals Honeywell to buy Sunoco’s phenol business for $85 million

19 May 2011


Leading fuel company, Sunoco Inc, has confirmed it is to sell its acetone and phenol operations to diversified global technology and solutions company, Honeywell, in a deal reportedly worth $85 mil...

Chemicals Huntsman Corporation plans Technology Centre in Asia Pacific

20 February 2012


Huntsman Corporation breaks ground for its new Asia Pacific Technology Centre in Shanghai. The $40 million facility, located in Shanghai's Minhang Economic & Technological Development Zone, wil...

Chemicals Vacuumschmelze acquired by OM Group for approx €700 million/US$1 billion

5 July 2011

Mergers & Acquisitions

US speciality chemical, advanced materials and unique technologies company, OM Group, has acquired the business of a German magnetic materials specialist, Vacuumschmelze GmbH & Co KG. The deal ...

Chemicals Airgas expands portfolio with ABCO acquisition; enforces position as largest US gas distributor

1 June 2011

Mergers & Acquisitions

NYSE-listed Airgas has announced the acquisition of ABCO Gases, Welding and Industrial Supply Company, Inc, in a deal of undisclosed value. The announcement saw its stock value increase by almost 1...

Chemicals Chemical industry acquisition activity – PPG pays $27 million for Equa-Chlor

3 May 2011

Mergers & Acquisitions

NYSE-listed PPG Industries (PPG), has completed the acquisition of chlorine producer, Equa-Chlor Inc, having paid in the region of $27 million for the company. PPG is the leading player...

Chemicals PPG increases portfolio with €135 million acquisition of Dyrup

5 May 2011

Mergers & Acquisitions

NYSE-listed global coatings and speciality products firm, PPG Industries, has confirmed that it has signed a share purchase agreement to acquire the rights to the Danish coatings company, Dyrup A/S...

Chemicals DuPont makes ultimate offer of DKK 700 per share for Danisco

11 May 2011

Mergers & Acquisitions

In January 2011, global science based products and services company, DuPont, made it known that it was putting forward an offer to acquire world leading food and ingredient company, Danisco. The in...

Chemicals Thermo Fisher Scientific acquires Doe & Ingalls

1 May 2012

Mergers & Acquisitions

Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc., the world leader in serving science, announced today the company has acquired Doe & Ingalls Management, LLC, a premium provider of specialty production chemicals ...

Chemicals Cytec offers $439 million for UK’s Umeco

12 April 2012

Mergers & Acquisitions

Cytec Industries Inc, the specialty chemicals maker, announced today it had made an offer of approximately $439 million for the UK based aerospace parts supplier, Umeco Plc, in an attempt to build ...

Chemicals Valspar to acquire Wattyl of Australia

28 June 2010

Mergers & Acquisitions

Valspar Corporation (VAL) announced that it will buy Australian Wattyl L...

Chemicals Eastman cleared to complete Solutia acquisition

25 May 2012

Mergers & Acquisitions

It was announced today that Eastman Chemical Company, the world wide manufacturer and supplier of chemicals, plastics and fibres, has been cleared by the European Commission under ...

Chemicals Syngenta & Sun Gro announce Fafard peat acquisition

11 June 2012

Mergers & Acquisitions

Syngenta and Sun Gro Horticulture have announced that Sun Gro, the leading North American producer of growing media, has signed an agreement to acquire the Fafard peat unit of the Lawn and Garden b...

Chemicals North American high-performance ceramic coatings market to grow at CAGR of 7.4%

13 June 2012


Over the five year period between 2011-2016, the North American high-performance ceramic coatings market is expected to grow at a projected five-year compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 7.4% to r...

Chemicals Biopesticides market to grow at a 15.6% CAGR

21 June 2012


Biopesticides are beneficial to the ecological chain and environment and are also effective in controlling agricultural pests. The hazards caused to the environment by chemical pesticide residues c...

Chemicals Textile dyes market to boom in Asia-Pacific

25 June 2012


The global textile dyes market is set to boom throughout Asia-Pacific and is forecast to reach US $5.9 billion by the year 2017. The market is being propelled by changing consumer perceptions, tech...

Chemicals 95% of pharmaceutical drugs to be chiral by 2020

26 June 2012


By 2017 the global chiral technology enabling products market is forecast to reach $5.1 billion, predominantly driven by the rising demand for enantiopure compounds. Additionally, technological adv...

Chemicals US accounts for 33% of the global bromine market

27 June 2012


By 2017, the United States bromine market is poised to reach consumption volume of 344 thousand metric tons. Market growth is being propelled by burgeoning end-use applications of bromine in flame ...

Chemicals Cellulose acetate market to reach consumption volume of 1.05 million metric tons by 2017

27 June 2012


The global cellulose acetate market is poised to reach consumption volume of 1.05 million metric tons by 2017. Although demand for cellulose acetate fibres market was significantly derailed due to ...

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