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Q4 M&A Activity

Chemical Deal Results

Seller
Buyer
Business
Date

DuPont
SRF Ltd.
global pharmaceutical propellant business (Dymel®)
4th Quarter 2014

Mitsui Chemicals/SKC
SKC/Mitsui Chemicals
JV in polyurethane materials
4th Quarter 2014

Johnson Matthey
Asahi
gold and silver refining – Read more

BASF to Expand BDO

BASF to expand butanediol capacity in US

With this expansion, German firm's global butanediol capacity will increase to 6,70,000 metric tonnes per year

 

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NCFI Names President

NCFI Polyurethanes names new president

Last updated: January 21. 2015 12:50AM – 448 Views

Holton

 

NCFI Polyurethanes,

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Stepan Sells KITS Business

Stepan Sells its Specialty Polyurethane Systems Business

NORTHFIELD, Ill., Jan. 20, 2015 /PRNewswire/ — Stepan Company (NYSE: SCL) announced today the sale of its Specialty Polyurethane Systems business ("KITS") to J6 Polymers,

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BMS Develops Isocyanate from Biomass

Bayer MaterialScience develops eco-friendly isocyanate for PU industry

The company has developed pentamethylene diisocyanate (PDI) – 70 percent of whose carbon content comes from biomass

 

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Bill Walker

Just heard today that Bill passed late last year . . . a good man that poured a lot of foam over the years .

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LyondellBasell Management

LyondellBasell Announces Expanded Roles for Three Senior Executives

 

HOUSTON and LONDON, Jan. 20, 2015 /PRNewswire/ – LyondellBasell (NYSE: LYB) announced today that three senior executives – Timothy D.

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