Dec. 03, 2014News & Opinions
Shortly after the acquisition of Rockwood Holding's pigments businesses for $1.1 billion in October, US chemical producer Huntsman has announced plans to slash 900 jobs while restructuring its pigments and additives business at a cost of ...
Nov. 07, 2014News & Opinions
Momentive Specialty Chemicals has announced plans to build two new world-scale formaldehyde plants with total capacity for more than 400,000 t/y at its Geismar and Luling, Louisiana, production sites.
Oct. 07, 2014News & Opinions
The European Commission has given its final approval for Huntsman's planned acquisition of Rockwood's Performance Additives and Titanium Dioxide businesses.
Oct. 05, 2014Topics
Vehicle manufacturers have set some ambitious targets to significantly reduce carbon emissions to 95g CO2/km on the sale of all new cars by 2020. Laurent Pourcheron, Marketing Manager for Adhesives at Huntsman Advanced Materials looks at ...
Oct. 01, 2014News & Opinions
Capitalizing on the widening availability of shale-gas derived feedstock, Huntsman is doubling MDI output at Geismar, Louisiana, by 400,000 t/y up to 2018.
Sep. 30, 2014News & Opinions
Huntsman has signed a 12-month agreement with Swiss distributor Distona covering distribution of its "Suprasec" MDI products in Switzerland. The contract covers applications in adhesives, coatings and elastomers.
Sep. 16, 2014News & Opinions
The European Commission has cleared Huntsman's proposed acquisition of a number of Rockwood's chemical businesses in exchange for Huntsman's promise to divest its TR52 portfolio, the company's principal titanium dioxide (TiO2) grade used ...
Jul. 24, 2014News & Opinions
Flint Hills Resources, part of the empire of Wichita, Kansas-based Koch Industries, has completed the $2.1 billion all-cash acquisition of Houston, Texas-based PetroLogistics LP and its general partner PetroLogistics GP.
Jul. 16, 2014News & Opinions
In a deal aimed at tapping fast-growing demand for lithium products such as batteries, US fine chemical producer Albemarle, headquartered at Baton Rouge, Louisiana, has announced plans to buy compatriot Rockwood Holdings for $6.2 billion.
Jun. 04, 2014News & Opinions
Ineos has officially acquired Sasol Solvents Germany, following clearance from the European Commission. An acquisition price was not disclosed.
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