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Chemicals Valspar to acquire Wattyl of Australia

28 June 2010

Mergers & Acquisitions

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

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 Asia Pacific is the fastest growing fluorochemicals market

19 November 2010


The United States represents the largest regional fluorochemicals market worldwide. While environmental concerns discouraged the US fluorochemicals market in the past, financial crunch significantl...

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 Middle East Seen Emerging as Key Polyethylene Supplier

25 January 2011


The Middle East is expected to emerge as a key producing region for high density polyethylene (HDPE), according to a new report which analyses the global HDPE market. The report, entit...

Chemicals Global Renewable Chemicals Market Valued at $67.1Bn by 2015

9 February 2011


The growing global renewable chemicals market is expected to be valued at $67.1 billion by 2015 compared with around $38.7bn in 2010 amid increasing consumer demand and governmental suppo...

Chemicals Smart Coatings Market to Reach $3 billion by 2018

24 February 2011


Sales of smart coatings are expected to grow from around $230 million ($US) this year to reach $1.3 billion in 2016, reachin...

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 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 Bromine sourcing strategic alliance for Chemtura and Archean

23 May 2011

Joint Ventures

NYSE-listed speciality chemical company, Chemtura, has confirmed that it is to enter into a long term partnership for the provision of bromine and related chemicals with diversified minerals and ch...

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 Global Demand for Additives Set to Reach 1,331,700 Tons in 2016

29 June 2011


Rheology modifiers is the largest segment of the <a href="../../Market-Report/paint-additives-market-to-2016-rheology-modifiers-and-biocides-to-drive-the-market-621259.asp?prk=7c4ed5b510c1ffe12b50d...

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 &amp; Co KG. The deal ...

Chemicals Environmental Focus to Drive Biolubricants Market

5 July 2011


Low automotive and manufacturing demand saw the <a href="../../Market-Report/biolubricants-a-north-american-and-european-market-report-618143.asp?prk=7c4ed5b510c1ffe12b50d9829eddaba2" target="_blan...

Chemicals BASF to receive €600 million as part of JV with Ineos

5 July 2011

Joint Ventures

BASF, a global chemicals company, has advised that it will be in receipt of a &euro;600 million payment once it has finished setting up JV company, Styrolution, alongside petrochemical firm Ineos. ...

Chemicals Dow Chemical and UBE Industries Establish Joint Venture for Lithium Ion Electrolyte Manufacturing

7 July 2011

Joint Ventures

Top Japanese chemical company, UBE Industries, and US chemical giant Dow Chemical have confirmed that they have entered into a 50-50 joint venture agreement for the purposes of manufacturing and ma...

Chemicals Global Disinfectant and Antiseptic Market to Reach $7 billion by 2016

10 August 2011


The antiseptic and disinfectants market is set to reach ...

Chemicals Performance Fluorine Chemicals have Commercial and Political Significance; New Report

12 August 2011


A new 227 page performa...

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