Sep. 21, 2017News & Opinions
Petrochemical plants on the US Gulf Coast are starting to resume operations after Hurricane Harvey left behind a trail of destruction. Refineries and chemical plants had been shut down prior to Harvey making landfall on the Texas coast on ...
Sep. 14, 2017News & Opinions
German specialty chemicals distributor Bodo Möller Chemie has established subsidiaries in Mexico and USA as it continues to strengthen its international presence.
Aug. 28, 2017News & Opinions
With the countdown running to a November vote by Clariant shareholders on management’s plan to merge with US peer Huntsman, the Swiss group’s CEO Hariolf Kottmann is seen to be pulling out all stops to push the deal through, ...
Aug. 18, 2017News & Opinions
The US Federal Trade Commission (FTC), which is reviewing the planned merger of Swiss specialty chemicals producer Clariant with US peer Huntsman, has sent the companies a request for information on two products − sodium isethionate, ...
Aug. 02, 2017News & Opinions
Swiss specialty chemicals producer Clariant has hired US investment bank Goldman Sachs as an additional advisor to fend off a campaign by activist investor White Tale to stop the proposed $20 billion merger with US-based Huntsman.
Jul. 27, 2017News & Opinions
Venator Materials, the spin-off of US chemical producer Huntsman specialized in titanium dioxide (TiO2), pigments and additives, has kicked off its planned initial public offering (ipo) of ordinary shares, which will be listed on the New ...
Jul. 25, 2017News & Opinions
Air Products has signed a long-term agreement to build, own and operate a new steam methane reformer (SMR) and cold box for Huntsman in Geismar, Louisiana, USA.
Jul. 05, 2017News & Opinions
Activist investors unhappy with the merger plans of Clariant and Huntsman have joined forces to torpedo it.
Jun. 27, 2017News & Opinions
On Jul. 1, German specialty chemicals distributor Bodo Möller Chemie Group will open a new branch office in Tel Aviv, Israel, dedicated to distributing the products of Huntsman Advanced Materials.
May. 23, 2017News & Opinions
Another industry mega-merger has been announced, this time between Swiss specialty chemicals producer Clariant and US chemical company Huntsman. The multi-billion all-stock deal will see Clariant investors control 52% of the combined ...
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