WILMINGTON, DE, April 23, 2018 (Press Release) -Solenis, a leading global producer of specialty chemicals, will increase prices by five to 30 percent on all process chemicals, effective immediately or as customer contracts allow. The price increases are due to increases in key raw material costs, escalating freight costs and decreased market availability of several raw materials.Read more
STAMFORD, CT , April 9, 2018 (PRNewswire) -Tronox Limited ("Tronox" or the "Company"), a global mining and inorganic chemicals company, today announced it has appointed Ginger M. Jones as a new Class A Director of the Company. She will serve as a member of the audit committee.Read more
SEARSPORT, ME, April 2, 2018 (Press Release) -GAC Chemical Corporation, referred to as “Maine’s Chemical Company™”, is pleased to announce that it has hired Craig Martin as Vice President of Sales and Marketing. Craig is originally from Rumford, Maine and is a 1989 graduate from the University of Maine in Orono with a BS degree in Chemical Engineering. He has more than 30 years of experience in the pulp and paper and specialty chemical industries.Read more
LONDON and ROTTERDAM, The Netherlands, April 4, 2018 (Press Release) -Unilever has announced a partnership with start-up company Ioniqa & the largest global producer of PET resin Indorama Ventures to pioneer a new technology which converts PET waste back into virgin grade material for use in food packaging.
Ioniqa has developed a proprietary technology that is able to convert any PET waste - including coloured packs - back into transparent virgin grade material. The technology has successfully passed its pilot stage and is now moving towards testing at an industrial scale.Read more
HELSINKI, April 3, 2018 (Press Release) -Kemira, a global chemicals company serving customers in water intensive industries, announces price increases for all colorant products globally.
The price increase of 15-25% for all colorants will become effective for shipments made on or after April 15, 2018 or as contracts allow. While Kemira continues to take actions to mitigate the impact of increasing costs, it is necessary to adjust our pricing in order to compensate for the rapid and recurring increases in key raw materials and transportation costs.Read more
PARSIPPANY, NJ, April 2, 2018 (Press Release) -Due to continued shortages and ongoing cost pressure in silicone and silicone-based materials, Sun Chemical will increase prices by 30 percent on its entire silicone-based product line in North America, effective May 1, 2018.Read more
WILMINGTON, DE and MIDLAND, MI, March 29, 2018 (Business Wire) -DowDuPont™ today announced that it has been notified of an unsolicited “mini-tender" offer by TRC Capital Corporation to purchase up to 2 million shares, or approximately 0.09 percent of outstanding shares, of DowDuPont Inc.’s common stock at $60.25 per share, which was approximately 4.46 percent below the closing share price of DowDuPont’s common stock on March 23, 2018 ($63.06), the last trading day prior to the date of TRC Capital’s mini-tender offer, and approximately 5.4 percent below the closing share price of DowDuPont cRead more
PARSIPPANY, NJ , March 26, 2018 (Press Release) -During FTA INFOFLEX 2018, Sun Chemical will highlight a new ink with excellent smear resistance and its portfolio of eco-friendly inks, while showing how its full line of coatings, inks and adhesives can produce packaging that pops off the shelf and enhances pressroom efficiency.Read more