Mar. 04, 2014News & Opinions
U.S. chemical producer Huntsman has inaugurated its $20 million thermoplastic polyurethanes (TPU) production plant in the Jinshan Second Industry Zone of Shanghai, China.
Dec. 18, 2013News & Opinions
Ineos has today announced that it has agreed to purchase Sasol Solvents Germany, one of Europe's leading solvent manufacturers.
Sep. 03, 2013News & Opinions
Dow Chemical has asked the U.S. 10th Circuit Court of Appeals to overturn a $1.1 billion fine imposed by a district court in Kansas City, Kansas, in connection with an alleged price-fixing cartel for polyurethane feedstocks MDI, TDI and ...
Aug. 06, 2013News & Opinions
U.S. chemical maker Rockwood Holdings hopes to turn around the paint pigments business it has been trying to sell for a year as it expects raw material costs to halve.
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.
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