Eka Chemicals Inc., the AkzoNobel Pulp and Paper Chemicals business, will implement a 100 USD per short ton price increase with immediate effect for all non-contracted sodium chlorate shipments for NAFTA region.
Contracted customers sodium chlorate pricing will be increased in accordance with individual supply agreements.Read more
Effective October 1, 2010, or as permitted by contract, prices for all Kronos(R) titanium dioxide products sold in North America will be increased by US$0.08 per pound (or equivalent in other currencies).
Kronos Worldwide, Inc. is a major international producer of titanium dioxide products.Read more
AkzoNobel has cemented its position as a global sustainability leader after being ranked in first place in the Chemicals supersector on the prestigious Dow Jones Sustainability World Indexes (DJSI)
The latest listing reveals that AkzoNobel achieved the highest total score in the sector and improved on last year's second place. The company was also ranked in the top three in 2008 and 2007 (when AkzoNobel last topped the list).Read more
CalciTech Ltd. announces today that its wholly owned subsidiary CalciTech Synthetic Minerals Europe Ltd. ("CSME") has signed a cooperation agreement with a group of partners including the Papiertechnische Stiftung ("PTS"), the German Paper Research Centre and Verein Deutscher Zementwerke ("VDZ"), the German Cement Works Association, together with two of the largest paper and cement companies in Europe.Read more