Chemspec Europe News

CordenPharma Hikes US Peptide Manufacturing Capacity

9th July 2020

CordenPharma Hikes US Peptide Manufacturing Capacity

CordenPharma is expanding the peptide manufacturing capacity at its GMP API facility in Boulder, Colorado, USA, to accommodate increased demand for peptide APIs, and to continue its overall growth strategy.

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Nouryon to Build new Hydroperoxide Plant in China

6th July 2020

Nouryon to Build new Hydroperoxide Plant in China

Nouryon started construction of a manufacturing facility for tert-Butyl hydroperoxide (TBHP) and tert-Butyl alcohol (TBA) at its site in Ningbo. The two chemicals are important intermediates for the company’s organic peroxides business and used in the production of polymers and composites.

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Clariant Expands Catalyst R&D Center in Palo Alto

1st July 2020

Clariant Expands Catalyst R&D Center in Palo Alto

Clariant Catalysts has doubled the size of its US high-throughput R&D center in Palo Alto, California and fitted it with the latest high-throughput equipment. The expanded facility will be home to a widened team of technical experts.

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Nouryon Completes Peroxides Expansion in Brazil

30th June 2020

Nouryon Completes Peroxides Expansion in Brazil

Specialty chemicals company Nouryon has completed a project to more than double capacity for organic peroxides at its plant in Itupeva, Brazil.

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Cambrex Names Thomas Loewald as CEO

25th June 2020

Cambrex Names Thomas Loewald as CEO

Thomas (Tom) Loewald has been named chief executive officer of Cambrex and a member of the company’s Board of Directors, effective Sept. 7, 2020.

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Novasep and Lysogene Team up for Gene Therapy Product

23rd June 2020

Novasep and Lysogene Team up for Gene Therapy Product

Novasep, a French contract services company, has signed an agreement with compatriot biopharma Lysogene to develop and manufacture LYS-GM101.

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“New” Syngenta Group Launched

19th June 2020

“New” Syngenta Group Launched

The “new” Syngenta Group with 48,000 employees in more than 100 countries and sales of $23 billion in 2019 was officially launched on Jun. 18.

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Lonza Appoints New Chief Executive Officer

11th June 2020

Lonza Appoints New Chief Executive Officer

The Board of Lonza announced that Pierre-Alain Ruffieux has been appointed Chief Executive Officer effective 1 November 2020.

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News Archive

Kemira announces a long-term extension of its bleaching chemicals supply contract with UPM-Kymmene Corporation in Uruguay

Kaneka agrees to supply active pharmaceutical ingredients for Avigan®Tablet

Chemspec Europe postponed to November 2020

Thermo Fisher Scientific is Buying Qiagen

Lanxess Prepares Share Buy-Back

Nouryon and Ineos Nitriles Start Construction of new Facilities in Germany

Together for Sustainability Initiative Grows to 25 Members

Chembid Launches Premium Service for Chemical and Plastics Suppliers

Sanofi to Launch new API Producer in Europe

Fertiberia Acquired by Triton Funds

DuPont Announces Leadership Changes

Michael Zobel to Lead Saltigo

Brenntag Food & Nutrition Opens New Site in Padua, Italy

WeylChem Invests in Multi-purpose Plant Upgrade

Nouryon Acquires CMC Business from J.M. Huber

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Ajinomoto expands production of amino acid-based surfactants

OCI and ADNOC merge fertilizer operations

Orion to expand Gas Black production capacity at Cologne plant

Azelis and BASF extend distribution relationship in South Korea

Download White Paper: Custom manufacturing in pharma

CEPSA Revamps Spanish Linear Alkyl Benzene Plant

Lonza to carve out of Specialty Ingredients

Clariant Opens new Guangzhou Masterbatch Plant

Evonik and Evolve Collaborate on 3D Printing Materials

DKSH Acquires Dutch Dols International

BASF Supports Sustainable Palm Oil Production in Indonesia

Baerlocher Finishes Expansion of its Malaysian Production Site

Givaudan to Acquire Vietnamese Flavor Company Golden Frog

Thermo Fisher Buys Irish GSK Manufacturing Site

Arkema to Acquire US Company ArrMaz

Oxea Lifts Production Capacity for Isononanoic Acid

Evonik Reorganizes Polyamide Business

Perstorp to Construct a new Sodium Formate De-icer Plant

Intermolecular to be Acquired by Merck KGaA

Brenntag Acquires Marlin Company

Umicore Expands Portfolio with Yale’s Hazari Precatalysts

Givaudan Buys Cosmetics Business of Germany’s AMSilk

BASF to Modernize Silica Plant in Duesseldorf

Prefere Resins to Buy Ineos’ Melamines and Paraform Businesses

Olon Completes Acquisition of Indian API Plant

BP, Nouryon and Port of Rotterdam Partner on Study to Produce Green Hydrogen

Altana Opens New Byk Site in Shanghai

Catalent to Acquire Paragon Bioservices for $1.2 Billion

Merck Wins Takeover Battle for Versum

Oqema Acquires Elettrochimica Valle Staffora

Evonik Expands Production of Activated Metal Catalysts in India

Eastman Chemical Acquires Marlotherm Assets from Sasol

Covestro, Genomatica Partner on Renewable Feedstocks

Dow Completes Separation from DowDuPont

Harke Group Buys two Chemlink Businesses

Merck KGaA Commences Tender Offer for Versum

BASF Opens Research Center for Catalysts and Processes in Ludwigshafen

Frank Wegener Joins ESIM Chemicals as Chief Executive Officer

Tronox to Sell US Titanium Dioxide Business to Ineos

DuPont to Invest in New US Production Assets for Electronic Materials

Safic-Alcan Acquires UK Chemicals Distributor Langley-Smith

Johnson Matthey, BP and Virent Collaborate in Bio-Paraxylene Project

Chemical Distribution: Brenntag and Mane Form Partnership on Perfume Oils

Azelis to Take Over Canadian Specialty Chemicals Distributor Chemroy

Brenntag Buys New England Resins & Pigments Corporation, CEO Holland to Retire 2020

Stockmeier Acquires Industrial Chemicals Business from Indukern

Evonik to Divest Methacrylates Business for €3 Billion

BioMCN to Use Green Hydrogen to Produce Renewable Methanol

Roquette to Take Control of Reverdia JV

Lonza Aligns Business Structure, Adds Executive Position

Solvay Sues Chinese Specialty Chemicals Maker Tiangang

Casale Supplies Nitric Acid Unit to Borsodchem

Azelis in pan-European Distribution Collaboration with WeylChem

German Merck to Build a New US Life Science Hub

Lonza, Emerald Health Pharmaceuticals To Produce Cannabinoid-Derived Drug Candidate

Carbios and Novozymes Form Bioplastics Alliance

BASF and Solenis Close Paper and Water Chemicals Merger

Oxea to Increase Global Production Capacity for Carboxylic Acids

Activist Investor Might Torpedo BMS-Celgene Deal

CABB Group appoints new CEO

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

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

Vertellus: ZeMac* copolymer technology for adhesives and coatings applications

WACKER Strengthens Its Pharmaceutical-Protein Business and Buys Dutch Biotechnology Plant

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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