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Carbios and Novozymes Form Bioplastics Alliance

12th February 2019

Carbios and Novozymes Form Bioplastics Alliance

France-based green chemistry company Carbios and its subsidiary Carbiolice have teamed up with Danish biotechnology company Novozymes.

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BASF and Solenis Close Paper and Water Chemicals Merger

8th February 2019

BASF and Solenis Close Paper and Water Chemicals Merger

BASF has completed the merger of its wet-end Paper and Water Chemicals business into Wilmington, Delaware-headquartered Solenis, the former Ashland Water Technologies business, following all regulatory approvals.

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Oxea to Increase Global Production Capacity for Carboxylic Acids

5th February 2019

Oxea to Increase Global Production Capacity for Carboxylic Acids

Oxo chemicals producer Oxea is moving forward in studying the feasibility of a new world-scale production plant for the manufacturing of carboxylic acids.

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Activist Investor Might Torpedo BMS-Celgene Deal

5th February 2019

Activist Investor Might Torpedo BMS-Celgene Deal

BristolMyers Squibb’s bid to buy US biotech Celgene for $74 billion, announced in January, may be looking shaky.

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CABB Group appoints new CEO

3rd August 2018

CABB Group appoints new CEO

Valerie Diele-Braun, 46, is the new CEO of the CABB Group and will succeed Peter Vanacker, who is moving on to a position as CEO of the Neste Corporation, Finland.

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The symbioses of cosmetics and fitness: Biesterfeld introduces its innovative new formulations

3rd August 2018

The symbioses of cosmetics and fitness: Biesterfeld introduces its innovative new formulations

"Athleisure" is the latest trend in the cosmetics industry and brings with it a high demand for cosmetics products that are suitable for fitness. Biesterfeld invited selected cosmetics customers to a specialist seminar in Barcelona where, with the help of Prod'Hyg and Sytheon, the attendees were given in-depth information about this trend and the formulations particularly designed for it.

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Lonza and Innosieve Diagnostics Announce Exclusive Distribution Agreement for Rapid Bioburden Testing Technology

7th June 2018

Lonza and Innosieve Diagnostics Announce Exclusive Distribution Agreement for Rapid Bioburden Testing Technology

Lonza Pharma & Biotech and Innosieve Diagnostics announced an exclusive distribution agreement for rapid bioburden testing technology. This agreement expands Lonza’s extensive offering of endotoxin products, services and software and provides pharmaceutical testing professionals with a comprehensive set of quality control (QC) tools.

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Vertellus: ZeMac* copolymer technology for adhesives and coatings applications

7th June 2018

Vertellus: ZeMac* copolymer technology for adhesives and coatings applications

Vertellus, a manufacturer of specialty chemicals used in the production of industrial technologies around the globe, is introducing ZeMac copolymer technology to the coating and adhesive marketplace. This innovative technology is an excellent fit for many different adhesive and coating applications demanding targeted performance, strength requirements and value.

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FEW Chemicals receives European funding for the development of modern anti-fingerprint coatings

Robinson Brothers appoints Swan Chemical Inc. as Exclusive Distributor for Robac Technology in US and Canada

Value added by Evonik to the German economy calculated for the first time

Solvias achieves CHF 75.7 million in 2017 sales, driven by ongoing expansion in biopharmaceutical analysis

AlzChem research uncovers new synthesis route for amidines

Chevron Phillips Chemical Successfully Starts New Ethane Cracker in Baytown, Texas

European chemical industry calls for continued UK engagement in ECHA after Brexit

Albemarle completes sale of portion of Performance Catalysts Solutions to W. R. Grace & Co.

Evonik expands cosmetics portfolio with four new active ingredients, adds another technology platform

Lonza Group inaugurates new Research and Development Center for South America in Salto, Brazil

Chemists of Princeton University use machine learning to predict the future of chemical reactions

Haldor Topsoe: Successful start-up of world’s largest wet gas sulfuric acid (WSA) plant

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