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.
May. 29, 2014News & Opinions
Refining, chemicals and biofuels company Flint Hills Resources, a subsidiary of Wichita, Kansas-based Koch Industries, will take PetroLogistics LP private in a deal worth $2.1 billion.
May. 27, 2014News & Opinions
Lianheng Isocyanate, the joint venture of BASF and Huntsman and Chinese partners has received permission to double its MDI capacity in the Shanghai Chemical Industry Park (SCIP) to 480,000 t/y from the current 240,000 t/y.
Mar. 12, 2014News & Opinions
U.S. investment ratings agency Moody's says activist shareholders are stepping up the pressure on many of the U.S. companies it rates, often with negative effects on their credit ratings.
Mar. 07, 2014News & Opinions
The European Commission has opened an in-depth probe into plans by U.S. chemical producer Huntsman to acquire the titanium dioxide assets of compatriot Rockwood Holdings.
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