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US Chemical Output Up in November on Recovery From Hurricanes

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Tax Effects Begin

Lanxess to book one-time charge for US tax reform

Published: Dec 28, 2017 10:17 a.m. ET

 

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Specialty chemicals company Lanxess AG (LXS.XE) said on Wednesday that as a result of the U.S.

M&A Outlook

OUTLOOK ’18: M&A appetite for chems abides, but warning signs emerge
27 December 2017 13:00 Source:ICIS News

akzonobel-centre-nov-2017LONDON (ICIS)–Interest in chemical company acquisitions continued to be strong throughout 2017,

MCNS Growth Plans

SKC-Mitsui Chemicals JV aims to double sales to $1.9 bn by 2020

2017.12.27 14:46:21 | 2017.12.27 14:46:54

Polyurethane chemicals maker Mitsui Chemicals &

Propylene Settles Up 1c/lb in December

 

US December propylene contracts settle 1 cent/lb higher: sources

Houston (Platts)–21 Dec 2017 459 pm EST/2159 GMT

 

Tosoh Announces MDI Increase

December 22, 2017

Tosoh to Raise Prices for Millionate MDI Grades

Tosoh Specialty Chemicals USA,

BASF CEO Shuffle

BASF CEO Bock to be replaced by his deputy Brudermueller

 

* Brudermueller to take over as CEO in May

* Bock to take chairman role in 2020

* Brudermueller lost out to Bock in 2011 race for the helm

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* BASF Chairman: Reshuffle part of long-term succession plan (Adds deputy CEO appointment,

Sika Acquires Emseal

SIKA ACQUIRES US MARKET LEADER FOR STRUCTURAL EXPANSION JOINTS

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December 20, 2017 01:01 ET | Source: Sika AG

Sika has acquired Emseal Joint Systems,