SAFC, a member of the Sigma-Aldrich Group, has launched a supply
solutions business, which aims to combine its Specialties business
with the manufacturing site that was acquired from Degussa last
year. The move is the latest step...
The break up of global fine and specialty chemicals company Avecia
continued as Fujifilm said it would take over Avecia Inkjet
formally next month. The €220 million fee to acquire the company's
Inkjet and Electrophotography...
Fine chemical and pharmaceutical intermediate manufacturers may be
affected by supply disruptions due to ongoing UK shortages of
natural gas. Price spikes in gas are becoming both higher and more
frequent in the UK.
Chemical company Lanxess, release its third quarter results that
show restructuring strategy is bearing fruit, with sales up and the
reduction of net financial debt that is supported by strong growth
in the chemical industry.
The rapporteur trying to finesse the controversial REACH
legislation through the European Parliament, Guido Sacconi, has
formulated a compromise that aims to alleviate fears that the
regulations could pose a heavy financial burden...
Lanxess is to transform its fine chemicals business out into a
legally-discrete subsidiary as part of a programme to increase its
competitiveness in the market for pharmaceutical and agricultural
chemicals, reports Phil Taylor.
Lower sales prices for vitamin C and the feed ingredient lysine ate
into fine chemicals revenue at BASF during the third quarter,
contributing to a 5 per cent decline in sales for this segment,
despite gains in the pharma business.