Jul. 29, 2013News & Opinions
German specialty chemicals group Altana said on Sunday it had agreed to buy the global rheology business of U.S. chemicals maker Rockwood Holdings for $635 million to expand its additives portfolio.
Jul. 24, 2013News & Opinions
DuPont plans to exit its once-lucrative paint pigments business to focus on a thriving agricultural unit better equipped to shield the biggest U.S. chemicals maker from market volatility.
Jul. 09, 2013News & Opinions
U.S. chemical producer Huntsman has signed a binding agreement to acquire polyols specialist Oxid for an undisclosed sum. Under the Terol brand name, the privately owned company headquartered in Houston, Texas, manufactures a diverse ...
Jul. 03, 2013News & Opinions
U.S. chemicals group Rockwood Holdings has revived efforts to hive off its titanium dioxide unit and is in talks with prospective buyer Huntsman, two people familiar with the matter said.
May. 16, 2013News & Opinions
A federal judge in Kansas City, Kansas, ordered Dow Chemical on Wednesday to pay $1.2 billion in a price-fixing case involving chemicals used to make foam products in cars, furniture and packaging, according to court documents.
Mar. 21, 2013News & Opinions
Specialty chemicals producer Rockwood is preparing to launch a sale of two units that could fetch more than $2 billion, hoping to benefit from an uptick in the U.S. construction sector, people familiar with the matter said.
Feb. 08, 2013News & Opinions
Air Liquide will invest an additional €65 million in the Rotterdam basin, the second largest chemical and petrochemical basin in Europe
Jan. 24, 2013News & Opinions
Multinational chemicals and energy group Shell is thought to be close to clinching a landmark deal to exploit shale gas reserves in Ukraine. According to the U.S. Energy Information Administration, the east European country has the ...
Nov. 02, 2012News & Opinions
GlaxoSmithKline clinched the top prize at the IChemE 2012 Awards last night in recognition of its radical change in the manufacture of pharmaceuticals.
Aug. 10, 2012News & Opinions
Huntsman today announced that it has commissioned engineering design studies to increase its global capacity for the manufacture of methylene diphenyl diisocyanate (MDI) through investment at its Geismar, Louisiana site.
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