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Dow announces divestiture of its Acetone Derivatives business
Dow announces divestiture of its Acetone Derivatives business
8/15/2019 2:25:05 PM
 Dow (NYSE: DOW) announced today that it has reached an agreement for the divestiture of its Acetone Derivatives business to ALTIVIA Ketones & Additives, LLC, an affiliate of ALTIVIA, a privately held producer of chemicals headquartered in Houston, Texas.
Braskem and Ledesma launch 100% sustainable notebooks in Argentina
Braskem and Ledesma launch 100% sustainable notebooks in Argentina
8/15/2019 2:17:32 PM
Braskem, the largest thermoplastic resins producer in the Americas and the world’s leading biopolymer producer, and  Ledesma , the leading producer of natural agroindustrial products, have created Ledesma +Bio, a line of 100% sustainable notebooks made entirely from sugarcane.  An innovation in the industry, the cover and back cover of the notebooks are made from bioplastics …
Sun Chemical Launches First UV Flexo Ink Concentrate and Technology Varnish System for Standard UV Flexo Dispensers and Showcases Comprehensive Portfolio of Narrow Web Solutions at Labelexpo 2019
Sun Chemical Launches First UV Flexo Ink Concentrate and Technology Varnish System for Standard UV Flexo Dispensers and Showcases Comprehensive Portfolio of Narrow Web Solutions at Labelexpo 2019
8/15/2019 10:45:01 AM
On stand 5E45 at Labelexpo 2019 in Brussels, Belgium, 24 – 27 September 2019, Sun Chemical will showcase its complete portfolio of solutions for the narrow web label and packaging markets and highlight its latest product and service innovations.
GreenWood, Inc. Celebrates 5 Million Safe Work Hours at WVO Project
GreenWood, Inc. Celebrates 5 Million Safe Work Hours at WVO Project
8/13/2019 12:07:10 PM
August 13, 2019 - - GreenWood, Inc., an integrated maintenance, construction and workforce solutions provider, recently celebrated 5 million safe work hours at their West Virginia Operations (WVO) project in South Charleston, West Virginia.  This major milestone was accomplished from 17 years of continuous operations without a lost time event.    GreenWood hosted a cookout …
GEA kicks off third quarter with several major orders
GEA kicks off third quarter with several major orders
8/13/2019 7:20:58 AM
The second quarter of 2019 had seen several customers defer the placement of certain mid- and large-scale orders, which GEA had been expecting to arrive in June.
Mixed performance in increasingly difficult market environment
Mixed performance in increasingly difficult market environment
8/13/2019 7:06:53 AM
• Adhesive Technologies delivers robust performance • Beauty Care below expectations • Laundry & Home Care achieves good business development • Sales of 5,121 million euros, almost at prior-year level, organic: -0.4% • EBIT margin* at 16.5% (-1.5 pp), earnings per preferred share (EPS)* at 1.43 euros (-9.5%) • First successes from announced growth initiatives • …
LANXESS to sell its chrome chemicals business to Brother Enterprises
LANXESS to sell its chrome chemicals business to Brother Enterprises
8/13/2019 7:04:32 AM
Specialty chemicals company LANXESS is selling its chrome chemicals business to Brother Enterprises, a Chinese leather chemicals producer. Both companies today, August 12, 2019, signed a respective agreement.
Braskem reports second-quarter EBITDA of R$1.6 billion
Braskem reports second-quarter EBITDA of R$1.6 billion
8/10/2019 12:43:22 PM
Braskem, the largest thermoplastic resins producer in the Americas and the world’s leading biopolymer producer, posted recurring EBITDA of R$1.6 billion (US$ 375 million) in the second quarter of 2019, which was 12% higher than in the previous quarter , but nearly 60% lower than in the year-ago period.
How Climate Change Will Hit Home—and What We Can Do About It
How Climate Change Will Hit Home—and What We Can Do About It
8/8/2019 3:22:28 PM
A majority of Americans believe that climate change could endanger their loved ones.[1] Yet some remain reluctant to make any modifications if the cost comes from their own pocket.
WACKER Opens Technical Center for Tile-Adhesive Applications in Bengaluru
WACKER Opens Technical Center for Tile-Adhesive Applications in Bengaluru
8/7/2019 2:57:22 PM
Munich-based chemical company WACKER is strengthening its presence in India by opening a technical center in Bengaluru. Located in the south of the country, it will serve as a regional competence center for tile-adhesive applications.
Dow named one of the Best Places to Work for Disability Inclusion
Dow named one of the Best Places to Work for Disability Inclusion
8/7/2019 2:54:09 PM
Dow has been named to the 2019  Disability Equality Index®  (DEI) “Best Places to Work”, by receiving the top score for the third year in a row. The DEI survey, which is administered jointly by  Disability:IN  and the  American Association of People with Disabilities  (AAPD), is the nation’s most trusted benchmarking tool for disability inclusion.
Braskem’s renewable resin used to make insoles for recyclable sneakers of Brazilian Tnin Shoes
Braskem’s renewable resin used to make insoles for recyclable sneakers of Brazilian Tnin Shoes
8/7/2019 2:39:09 PM
As part of its commitment to strengthening the renewable chemicals segment, last year Braskem launched its  copolymer ethylene vinyl acetate (EVA) made from sugarcane  with applications in industries such as footwear, automotive and transportation, effectively expanding its  I’m greenTM    portfolio, commonly known as  green polyethylene , the world’s first biopolymer …
Pfizer Announces Phase 3 Top-Line Results for Rivipansel in Patients with Sickle Cell Disease Experiencing a Vaso-Occlusive Crisis
Pfizer Announces Phase 3 Top-Line Results for Rivipansel in Patients with Sickle Cell Disease Experiencing a Vaso-Occlusive Crisis
8/7/2019 2:06:39 PM
Pfizer Inc. (NYSE:PFE) announced that the Phase 3  R ivipansel (GMI-1070):  E valuating  S afety,  E fficacy and  T ime to Discharge (RESET) pivotal study did not meet its primary or key secondary efficacy endpoints.
ExxonMobil is scouting for a few good startups
ExxonMobil is scouting for a few good startups
8/7/2019 10:09:39 AM
The number of world-changing ideas out there is staggering. Corralling the ones that can spark new forms of energy is equally challenging. That’s why ExxonMobil created a new technology-scouting initiative to scour the world for energy startups and innovators.
FDA Warns of Multiple Tattoo Inks Contaminated with Microorganisms
FDA Warns of Multiple Tattoo Inks Contaminated with Microorganisms
8/7/2019 9:47:56 AM
The U.S. Food & Drug Administration (FDA) recently announced it had become aware of contaminated tattoo inks through its FY2018-2019 inspections of distributors and manufacturers, routine surveys of marketed tattoo inks, and subsequent microbiological analysis of sampled tattoo inks.
Bayer and LANXESS to sell their stakes in Currenta to Macquarie Infrastructure and Real Assets
Bayer and LANXESS to sell their stakes in Currenta to Macquarie Infrastructure and Real Assets
8/7/2019 6:30:47 AM
Bayer and LANXESS sell their stakes in the chemical park operator Currenta to funds managed by Macquarie Infrastructure and Real Assets (MIRA), the world’s largest infrastructure investor.
AkzoNobel helps professional painters with launch of new Color Sensor
AkzoNobel helps professional painters with launch of new Color Sensor
8/6/2019 1:08:49 PM
The small portable device can accurately scan color on any object. It then links to a Color Sensor app which provides the exact paint color match.   Currently being rolled out in more than 12 countries, helping more than 12,000 professional painters in their daily profession, the sensor is the latest example of how AkzoNobel is spreading its innovation and expertise across a …
Technology collaboration to unlock 3D printing potentials for final automotive parts
Technology collaboration to unlock 3D printing potentials for final automotive parts
8/6/2019 1:04:43 PM
Henkel is partnering in a research and development project called SYMPA, that is sponsored by the German Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF1 ) and the Federal Ministry Republic of Austria Transport, Innovation and Technology (BMVIT2 ).
California Department of Pesticide Regulation Moves to Ban the Use of Chlorpyrifos Pesticide
California Department of Pesticide Regulation Moves to Ban the Use of Chlorpyrifos Pesticide
8/6/2019 9:07:13 AM
In 2015, the California Department of Pesticide Regulation (DPR) designated chlorpyrifos (CPS) as a “restricted material” that requires a permit from a county agricultural commissioner for its application.
Manufacturer Cited by OSHA Faces Costly Penalties for Allegedly Exposing Workers to Hexavalent Chromium
Manufacturer Cited by OSHA Faces Costly Penalties for Allegedly Exposing Workers to Hexavalent Chromium
8/5/2019 9:55:59 AM
The U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has cited a Kansas company for exposing employees to carcinogen hazards.