Flint Ink North America has announced a price increase for
packaging ink products ranging from 5 to 7 per cent depending on
ink type. The increase, effective 1 December 2004, comes in
response to the rising costs of transportation,...
Chemical giant BASF has increased the price of its styrene polymers
Polystyrene (PS), Terluran (ABS) and Luran (SAN) by €250 per metric
ton in Europe as of 1 September, blaming a continuing erosion in
margins caused by further increases...
The German chemicals giant BASF has announced a successful second
quarter, though the company's nutrition and agricultural products
division turned in a poor performance with minimal sales growth and
reduced earnings from the...
Japan's Takeda Chemical Industries has said that a new €80 million
bulk plant it is building in Ireland will start production of raw
materials for its diabetes drug Actos (pioglitazone) from next
October. This is the first bulk...