• Arkema Opens Production Plant for Methyl Acrylate in Texas

    July 29, 2014
    Arkema has started up its new plant for the production of methyl acrylate, an acrylic acid derivative used in the manufacture of polymers for water treatment, elastomers and engineering polymers. This investment, on its Clear Lake site in Texas, repr…

  • Dow Reports Second Quarter Results

    July 29, 2014
    Dow Chemical  reported earnings of $0.73 per share, or $0.74 per share on an adjusted basis(1) This compares with earnings of $1.87 per share versus the year-ago period, or adjusted earnings of $0.64 per share – representing an increase of…

  • Dow Launches New Website in Poland

    July 29, 2014
     Dow (NYSE: Dow) has launched a Polish language website to serve as a source of information about the company for local stakeholders. The new site will promote and raise awareness of Dow in Poland, provide information about the company’s p…

  • Orion Engineered Carbons Begins Trading On NYSE

    July 28, 2014
    Orion Engineered Carbons S.à r.l. announced that it priced the initial public offering of 19.5 million common shares at a price to the public of $18.00 per share. The shares began trading on the New York Stock Exchange on Friday July 25 under…

  • Eastman Announces 2Q 2014 Financial Results

    July 28, 2014
    Announced earnings from continuing operations, excluding non-core or non-recurring items, of $1.92 per diluted share

  • DKSH Opens Specialty Chemicals Coatings Innovation Center in India

    July 28, 2014
    DKSH’s Business Unit Performance Materials, a leading distributor of specialty chemicals and provider of Market Expansion Services for performance materials, has invested in a specialized facility in India to cater to the significantly growing…

  • BASF Expands Innovation Campus Asia Pacific in Shanghai

    July 28, 2014
     BASF, the world’s leading chemical company, recently broke ground on the second phase of its Innovation Campus Asia Pacific at its Pudong site in Shanghai, China. The €90 million expansion consists of an additional regional research…

  • Oxea Introduces Oxsoft TOTM ST

    July 28, 2014
    Oxea has introduced stabilized TOTM (trioctyl trimellitate or tri-2-ethylhexyl trimellitate) under the brand name Oxsoft TOTM ST into its comprehensive range of phthalate-free plasticizers. The new product is launched to address specific performance…

  • Evonik Gets Excipact Certification for EUDRAGIT Products Produced in Darmstadt

    July 28, 2014
    Evonik has received EXCiPACT certification for its EUDRAGIT products produced in Darmstadt. The EXCiPACT certificate confirms that EUDRAGIT is produced and sold in conformity with the EXCiPACT guidelines for good manufacturing practice (GMP). Thanks…

  • AIM Filtertech Licensee Globally for BASF's valure

    July 28, 2014
    BASF SE and AIM Filtertech have started  production of valure in Pune, India. AIM Filtertech is the first company globally to receive a technology license for the commercial production of valure. The production plant, wholly-owned by AIM Filtert…

  • RPM Reports Record Fourth-Quarter And Year-End Results For Fiscal 2014

    July 28, 2014
    RPM International Inc. reported record sales, net income and diluted earnings per share for both its fiscal fourth quarter and fiscal year ended May 31, 2014. Fourth-Quarter Results Fourth-quarter net sales increased 9.1% to $1.28 billion from $1.1…

  • RPM Announces Agreement in Principle to Resolve Asbestos Personal Injury Claims

    July 28, 2014
    RPM International Inc. has reached an agreement in principle with the official representatives of current and future claimants that would resolve all present and future asbestos personal injury claims related to Bondex International, Inc. and other r…

  • 2014 Powder Coating Show Announces Garrison Wynn as Keynote Speaker

    July 25, 2014
    Garrison Wynn, the 2014 Powder Coating Show keynote speaker, takes the stage on Wednesday, September 17th at 8:00am.  Wynn has presented to some of the world's most effective leaders and business developers, from multibillion-dollar manufact…

  • D + D Magazine Invites Papers for Annual Conference & Exhibition

    July 25, 2014
     Durability + Design, a Technology Publishing Company magazine focusing on building performance and aesthetics, is seeking titles and abstracts of papers to be submitted as part of D+D 2015, The Durability + Design Conference and Exhibition. The…

  • 3M 2Q Profit Rises 6 Percent

    July 25, 2014
    3M's second-quarter profit jumped 6 percent as sales surged across all its businesses. The maker of Post-it notes, industrial coatings and ceramics posted net income of $1.27 billion, or $1.91 per share, in the quarter ending June 30, compared w…

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