Chemicals
Lead found in 20% of baby food samples
17 June 2017
Du Pont-Dow Chemical merger deal gets US antitrust nod
16 June 2017
L&T arm, ICT (Mumbai) team up to build second generation ethanol plants
27 May 2017
Huntsman, Clariant to merge into a $20bn chemicals giant
22 May 2017
HOCL Rasayani unit to close, di-nitrogen tetroxide plant to be hived off to Isro
18 May 2017
China conditionally approves $130-bn Dow Chemical-DuPont merger
02 May 2017
Chemicals used to fireproof sofas and mattresses linked to surge in thyroid cancer
11 April 2017
EPA decides against ban on use of chlorpyrifos on fruits and vegetables
31 March 2017
Mergers: Commission clears merger between Dow and DuPont, subject to conditions
28 March 2017
European regulator approves $130-bn Dow Chemical-DuPont merger with conditions
28 March 2017
Cinven in exclusive talks to buy French chemicals group Chryso from LBO France
25 March 2017
Air Products withdraws $1.5 bn takeover bid for China's Yingde Gases
24 March 2017
EU regulator close to conditionally approving ChemChina-Syngenta $43-bn merger
03 February 2017
Dow Chemical to sell ethylene acrylic acid business to S Korea's SK Innovation
02 February 2017
Third jury returns verdict against DuPont in teflon case
22 December 2016
Industrial-gas giants Praxair and Linde agree to an over $65-bn all-stock merger
21 December 2016
Canada’s Chemtrade to buy chemicals and handling company Canexus for C$900 mn
16 December 2016
DuPont to pay $50 mn to help clean up mercury contamination
16 December 2016
German specialty chemicals maker Evonik to buy JM Huber’s silica unit for $630 mn
10 December 2016
Linde, Praxair renew merger talks
30 November 2016
US state attorneys general join federal antitrust probe of DuPont - Dow Chemical merger
09 November 2016
DRI seizes 23.5 tonnes of Mandrax tablets worth Rs3,000 cr
02 November 2016
Health problems from common chemicals cost US $340 bn : Study
20 October 2016
Chinese giants Sinochem Group and ChemChina in merger talks
14 October 2016
French energy giant Total to sell speciality chemicals unit Atotech to Carlyle for $3.2 bn
07 October 2016
German industrial-gas giant Linde ends merger talks with US rival Praxair
13 September 2016
US FDA orders removal of anti-bacterials from soaps after manufactures fail to substantiate claims
03 September 2016
MIT working on self-assembling phone
23 August 2016
Hitachi, Carlyle, Permira among bidders for Takeda’s chemicals unit Wako Pure Chemicals
17 August 2016
Praxair in talks to buy its German rival Linde
16 August 2016
Monsanto rejects Bayer’s $65-bn offer also, says open to talks
19 July 2016
US specialty chemicals company Ferro rejects buyout offers from PE firms
16 July 2016
Not Teflon coated: DuPont ordered to pay $5.1 mn damages
07 July 2016
BASF India stock spurts as parent signs deal to acquire Chemetall
22 June 2016
Total prepares to sell specialty chemicals division Atotech, for around €3 bn
03 June 2016
State-owned ChemChina in talks to buy Germany’s SGL Carbon
28 May 2016
Grasim Q4 net jumps 37%; to pay 225% dividend
10 May 2016
Evonik to acquire specialty & coating additives business of Air Products for $3.8 bn
07 May 2016
Prem Watsa's Fairfax India to buy stake in Sanmar Chem for $300 mn
09 April 2016
Billionaire investor Wilbur Ross to buy Nexeo Solutions for $1.6 bn
21 March 2016
Air Products in advanced talks to sell performance materials unit to Germany's Evonik
17 March 2016
Grasim plans Rs4,000 cr capacity expansion in 2016-17
02 February 2016
Grasim Q3 net vaults 95% to Rs650 cr; sales up 13% at Rs8,924 crore
30 January 2016
Axiall Corp rejects $1.4-bn unsolicited takeover offer from Westlake Chemical
30 January 2016
DuPont to cut 5,000 jobs before Dow merger
31 December 2015
Flood-hit Chennai’s chemicals hub yet to recover
26 December 2015
Third Point founder Dan Loeb calls for Dow CEO Andrew Liveris’ ouster
14 December 2015
Dow, DuPont to merge and split, say reports
10 December 2015
Bhopal gas disaster victims, workers vow to continue fight
03 December 2015
Bhopal gas disaster lessons fast forgotten
03 December 2015
Charterhouse to sell high-tech insulation firm Armacell to Blackstone Group: Report
30 November 2015
Kuwait's Petrochemical Industries close to buying 45% in ONGC's OpaL
18 November 2015
France’s Air Liquide to acquire US rival Airgas for $10.3 bn
18 November 2015
BASF puts $540 mn steel coatings business for sale
06 November 2015
Samsung to sell chemicals businesses to Lotte Group for $2.6 bn
30 October 2015
India’s chemical industry seen growing at 9% to nearly $214 bn by FY19
29 October 2015
IFFCO forms agrochemicals JV with Mitsubishi Corp
27 August 2015
China cracks down on chemical plants after blasts kill 56
14 August 2015
Grasim Q1 net almost unchanged at R485 crore
07 August 2015
Solvay SA of Belgium to acquire US’ Cytec Industries
29 July 2015
US firm Platform Specialty Products to acquire UK’s Alent Plc for around £1.35 billion
13 July 2015
China makes strategic investment in Canadian potash miner
07 July 2015
Germany’s K+S spurns $8.8-bn takeover offer from Canada’s PotashCorp
03 July 2015
Canadian mining giant Potash Corp to buy German rival K+S AG for nearly €8 bn
30 June 2015
X-ray imaging reveals secrets In battery materials
23 June 2015
Radioactive leak from medical consignment at Delhi airport causes panic
29 May 2015
Dow Chemical to cut around 3 per cent of global workforce
05 May 2015
Dow Chemical to sell AgroFresh unit to Boulevard Acquisition for $860 mn
30 April 2015
Explosion rips through industrial plant in southeast China
08 April 2015
Dow Chemical to sell part of chlorine business to Olin Corp for $5 bn
28 March 2015
LyondellBasell to more than double tri-ethylene glycol capacity
24 March 2015
ChemChina seals deal to buy Italian tyremaker Pirelli for $7.7 bn
23 March 2015
Explosion at Gulf Oil Corp in Hyderabad kills 2, injures 13
23 February 2015
Grasim to merger group company Aditya Birla Chemicals
11 February 2015
Union workers strike work for second day at US refiners and chemical plants
02 February 2015
LyondellBasell appoints Bhavesh V Patel as new CEO
18 December 2014
Israel Chemicals to invest $452 mn in Chinese phosphate operations
17 December 2014
Pine chemical producer Arizona Chemical seeks to sell itself for $1.5 bn plus
03 December 2014
Samsung Group to sell stakes in chemical and defence units to Hanwha Group for $1.72 bn
26 November 2014
DIPP does away with licensing requirement for ammonium nitrate fuel oil
20 November 2014
Australia’s Orica Ltd to sell chemicals business to Blackstone Group for $653 mn
20 November 2014
Belgium’s Solvay explores sale of fibre unit Acetow
11 November 2014
Monsanto, Sumitomo Chemical and Valent extend crop protection collaboration
10 November 2014
Troubled Vijay Mallya looks set to lose Mangalore Chemicals too
27 September 2014
CCI clears Zuari’s proposal to acquire 26% stake in Mangalore Chemicals and Fertilisers
17 September 2014
Aditya Birla Chemicals acquires Jayshree Chemicals' chlor-alkali division
08 September 2014
United Bank seeks to block Mallya-Poddar bid to hike MCF stake
22 August 2014
US court says Carbide not responsible for Bhopal gas tragedy after-effects
01 August 2014
Tata Chemicals proposes to raise Rs1,000 crore via debentures
28 July 2014
Sebi seeks clarifications on rival bids for Mangalore Chemicals
24 June 2014
Zuari Fert joins with Mallya’s UB in fresh offer for Mangalore Chem control
13 May 2014
US specialty chemicals firm Chemtura said to acquire Platform Specialty for $1 bn
17 April 2014
Clariant Chemicals completes acquisition of Plastichemix masterbatch business
09 April 2014
Ashland to sell water technologies unit to Clayton, Dubilier & Rice for $1.8 bn
19 February 2014
Dow Chemical triples share buyback to $4.5 bn as activist investor pushes for split
30 January 2014
Tata Chemicals turns 75; to focus on farm, consumer products
23 January 2014
Berkshire Hathaway to acquire flow improver business from Phillips 66 for $1.4 bn
31 December 2013
Russian tycoons Prokhorov, Mazepin take control of Uralkali
23 December 2013
Canada's Chemtrade Logistics in talks to buy General Chemical for $1 bn: report
07 November 2013
Specialty chemicals market may reach $70 billion by 2020: Report
28 October 2013
DuPont sued in US over cancer-causing C8 chemical used in Teflon
28 October 2013
DuPont to spin off performance chemicals unit
25 October 2013
Dow Chemical to divest non-core assets to raise $3 to $4 bn
24 October 2013
Dow to sell polypropylene licensing, catalyst business to W R Grace for $500 mn
11 October 2013
Oman Oil to buy German chemicals maker Oxea in a reported $2.4 bn deal
11 October 2013
Platform Acquisition confirms talks to buy specialty chemicals maker MacDermid
10 October 2013
Belgium’s Solvay to buy Chemlogics for $1.345 billion
08 October 2013
Safety rating system for chemical plants in offing
08 October 2013
US chemical company American Pacific eyes sell-off
05 October 2013
LyondellBasell opens research centre in Houston
01 October 2013
US curbs on harmful chemicals may hit India’s carpet exports
01 October 2013
German chemicals company Lanxess to eliminate 1,000 jobs, reduce costs by €100 mn
19 September 2013
Huntsman to buy Rockwood Holdings's paint pigments and additives business for $1.1 bn
17 September 2013
Grasim Q1 net falls over 15% to Rs610 crore
03 August 2013
Ackman's Pershing Square Capital buys 9.8% in Air Products & Chemicals
31 July 2013
Potash industry in turmoil after Uralkali quits cartel
31 July 2013
US specialty chemicals firm Rockwood sells clay business to Germany’s Altana Group for $635 mn
29 July 2013
DuPont may sell or spin off performance chemicals unit
23 July 2013
Sigma-Aldrich in research pact with Scripps Research to commercialise research reagents
20 July 2013
SC bans over-the-counter sale of acid, orders Rs3 lakh compensation to victims
18 July 2013
US chemical maker A. Schulman abandons buying Ferro Corp
03 July 2013
Sun Capital explores sale of specialty chemicals firm Emerald Performance Materials
17 May 2013
Dow wins $2.2 bn in damages from Kuwait's Petrochemical Industries
07 May 2013
Grasim Q4 net up marginally at Rs818 crore
04 May 2013
Dow Chemicals wins $2.48 bn arbitration award over scrapped Kuwait JV
05 March 2013
US chemical company A Schulman launches $563 mn unsolicited bid for Ferro Corp
04 March 2013
LyondellBasell reports 2012 net income of $2.83 billion
01 February 2013
Om Group to sell downstream business to Freeport-McMoRan led JV for $435 mn
22 January 2013
Perdeman embroils ICICI Bank in battle with Lanco
10 January 2013
Clariant Chemicals sells part of India business to SK Capital for Rs3,029 cr
27 December 2012
US specialty chemicals firm Innospec withdraws $745 mn bid for TPC Group
04 December 2012
US specialty chemicals maker Innospec raises bid for TPC Group to $744 mn
15 November 2012
Gulf Oil acquires US specialty chemicals firm Houghton for $1.05 bn
07 November 2012
Hindujas set to acquire US chemicals firm Houghton for $1.1 billion
03 November 2012
Potash Corp in talks to buy Israel Chemical
01 November 2012
BASF to invest Rs1,000 cr in new Dahej plant
26 October 2012
HC upholds notice to Dow in Bhopal disaster case
22 October 2012
Ecolab to buy oilfield specialty chemicals company Champion Technologies for $2.2 bn
12 October 2012
PE firm Advent International to buy coating resins business of Cytec for $1.03 bn
10 October 2012
Innospec launches $721-mn bid for rival specialty chemicals maker TPC Group
09 October 2012
Hinduja Group in the lead to buy specialty chemicals maker Houghton International: report
05 October 2012
BASF to acquire US agrochem firm Becker Underwood for $1.02 bn
21 September 2012
Royal DSM in talks to buy Cargill's culture and enzymes business
20 September 2012
Chemicals companies to focus on M&As, new products to boost growth: KPMG
18 September 2012
German firm, GIZ backs out of Bhopal waste clean-up project
18 September 2012
Nearly 40 burnt to death as fireworks factory catches fire in Sivakasi
05 September 2012
Sirius Minerals plans $6-bn UK potash mine
04 September 2012
Carlyle Group buys DuPont’s coating business for $4.9 bn
31 August 2012
First Reserve, SK Capital to buy chemicals firm TPC for $850 mn
28 August 2012
Rockwood Holdings buys Talison Lithium for C$724 mn
24 August 2012
Specialty chemicals maker TPC Group enters talks to go private for $600 mn: report
26 July 2012
Three PE firms submit final bids for DuPont’s vehicle paint unit: report
25 July 2012
Georgia Gulf to buy PPG Industries' commodity chemicals business for $2.1 bn
19 July 2012
Production restarts at Grasim’s Nagda plant
10 July 2012
Germany’s industrial gases supplier Linde AG to acquire Lincare for $4.6 bn
02 July 2012
US court says Union Carbide not liable in Bhopal tragedy
28 June 2012
US specialty chemicals firm Cabot Corp to buy Norit NV for $1.1 billion
22 June 2012
Air Products to acquire 67 % in Chile’s Indura SA for $884 mn
20 June 2012
Evonik owner RAG drops IPO plans amid weak support
19 June 2012
Samsonite recalls Tokyo Chic suitcase in Hong Kong over carcinogens in handles
18 June 2012
Union Carbide’s toxic waste in Bhopal to be disposed in Germany
08 June 2012
Yara joint venture with Orica and Apache to set up TAN plant in Burrup peninsula
21 May 2012
Haldia Petrochem tussle: HC refuses to stay arbitration
05 May 2012
KCI to acquire Switzerland based APAG Group
23 April 2012
BASF setting up Rs1,000-crore facility at Dahej
11 April 2012
Sony Corp to sell chemical product unit to Development Bank of Japan
22 March 2012
Morgan Stanley Asia fund invests $300 mn in China's Tianhe Chemicals
21 March 2012
Dow used Stratfor to spy on Bhopal activists: WikiLeaks
27 February 2012
DuPont, Yingli Green Energy in $100 million solar energy pact
14 February 2012
Eastman Chemical to acquire Solutia Inc for $3.38 bn
27 January 2012
Only 42 Bhopal gas victims severely hit, insists government
13 January 2012
Aditya Birla Group to invest $500 million in Turkey VSF project
30 December 2011
Mexichem raises takeover offer for Dutch rival Wavin to €505 million
26 December 2011
H B Fuller to buy Forbo's industrial adhesives business for $395 mn
22 December 2011
Apollo Global acquires Belgian chemicals firm Taminco for €1.4 bn
17 December 2011
Government extends sops for engineering, pharma and chemical exports
16 December 2011
Apex court allows export of unused stock of endosulfan
15 December 2011
GMDC in fluorspar JV with Gujarat Fluorochemicals and Navin Florine
13 December 2011
DuPont lowers 2011 earnings guidance
10 December 2011
Lyondell Chemical buys back long-term secured bonds
08 November 2011
DuPont Co mulls $4 billion sale of auto and vehicle paint division: report
29 October 2011
Israel Chemicals unit acquires Hammond 's Halox division
05 October 2011
US chemical firm PolyOne to buy ColorMatrix for $486 million
04 October 2011
No takers for LyondellBasell's French refinery
30 September 2011
India slaps provisional anti-dumping duty on morpholine imports from US, EU and China
24 September 2011
Tata Chemicals, Church & Dwight, and FMC form air pollution control JV in US
23 September 2011
Halliburton to acquire production chemicals company Multi-Chem Group
07 September 2011
Kiri Dyes take over SSP plant of Bodal Chemicals
29 August 2011
Tata Chemicals to boost its stake in Canada’s EPM Mining Ventures to 30.6 per cent
24 August 2011
Court dismisses Perdaman Chemicals' law suit against Lanco Infratech
12 August 2011
India signs another potash deal with Israel Chemicals at $490 per ton
12 August 2011
Indian fertiliser companies finally sign annual potash supply deals with cartels
05 August 2011
New catalysts for use in drug discovery, biotechnology may be be in the offing
29 July 2011
Clorox again rejects Icahn’s takeover offer
27 July 2011
Dow Chemical, Aramco to build $20 billion chemicals complex in Saudi Arabia
25 July 2011
Carl Icahn corners Clorox with 13-bn bid
21 July 2011
Ecolab likely to buy Nalco Holding for $8 billion: report
20 July 2011
Ecolab, Nalco to merge in $8.1-bn deal
20 July 2011
Clorox rejects Icahn's $12.6-bn bid, adopts shareholder rights plan
19 July 2011
PE firm Audax puts liquid colour maker ColorMatrix for sale
16 July 2011
DuPont plans centre in Pune with automotive focus
15 July 2011
Swiss specialty chemicals firm Lonza to buy US rival Arch Chemicals for $1.2 bn
11 July 2011
Carlyle Group invests Rs112 crore in Visen Industries
24 June 2011
3i sells KemFine to CABB
22 June 2011
US carbon black maker Columbian Chem now in Birla hands
22 June 2011
Chemical company Ashland to buy International Specialty Products for $3.2 bln
01 June 2011
Kerala government stops endosulfan production at Hindustan Insecticides
28 May 2011
Tata Chemicals acquires indirect stake in EPM Mining of US
27 May 2011
Tata Chemicals' FY'11 net profit up nearly 8 per cent at Rs654 crore
23 May 2011
DuPont acquires Danish food ingredient maker Danisco
16 May 2011
RPM International plans open offer for 20% more of Kemrock
13 May 2011
SC refuses to revisit verdict in Bhopal gas disaster case
11 May 2011
Dow to integarate shale gas business in North America
21 April 2011
Aditya Birla Group acquires Kanoria Chemicals unit for Rs830 crore
16 April 2011
Tata Chemicals in consultancy pact with Nigeria's Notore Chemical Industries
13 April 2011
Sudarshan Chemicals completes Phase 1 upgradation of Roha facility with Rs100 crore investment
05 April 2011
DuPont extends $6-billion offer for Danisco till 29 April
30 March 2011
Bhopal toxic waste not to be burnt at Pithampur; may be shipped out
26 March 2011
26 years after Bhopal, CBI seeks Anderson’s extradition
23 March 2011
Dow, UCC puzzled by government's change of stance
01 March 2011
LyondellBasell working to bridge production disruptions due to fire at Texas unit
12 February 2011
RPG Group, Aditya Birla in bid to buy Evonik
31 January 2011
Birla Carbon to acquire Columbian Chemicals
31 January 2011
Tata Chemcials to invest $100 million to expand US soda ash capacity
28 January 2011
Aditya Birla Group in talks to buy Columbian Chemicals for Rs4,100 crore
21 January 2011
Dow AgroSciences Identifies Lead Molecule in Collaboration with GVK Biosciences
12 January 2011
ChemChina to acquire controlling stake in Makhteshim in a $2.4 billion deal
10 January 2011
LyondellBasell sells flavors and fragrances business to Pinova Holdings for $150 million
23 December 2010
France’s Rhodia set to acquire PI Polymer
22 December 2010
Tata Chemicals buys British Salt for Rs656 crore
20 December 2010
Sumitomo Chemical acquires New Chemi Industries
17 December 2010
Bayer to invest €1 bn in five projects in China
09 December 2010
Siam Cement to sell stake in PTT Chemical for $1.1 billion
09 December 2010
Israel Chemicals offers to buy Scotts' Global Professional for $270 million
07 December 2010
Petronas, BASF plan $1.3-bn chemical plant in Malaysia
07 December 2010
Govt moves SC seeking more for Bhopal gas victims
04 December 2010
Lubrizol opens application and business centre in Mumbai
03 December 2010
Megatrends to propel global chemical industry achieve high growth: Deloitte
22 November 2010
DuPont to acquire sulfuric acid plant maker MECS Inc
13 November 2010
LyondellBasell appoints Bhavesh Patel as senior VP-olefins and polyolefins
09 November 2010
Canada says no to BHP's $40-bn hostile bid for Potash Corp
04 November 2010
BHP’s Potash Corp takeover bid finds favour with Investment Canada
02 November 2010
Indian dyes major acquires US operations of DyStar Group
02 November 2010
Nanoscopic particles resist full encapsulation, Sandia simulations show
29 October 2010
India not to pursue Bhopal tragedy case in US courts
29 October 2010
DCW in pact with Rockwood Italia for synthetic iron oxide technology
14 October 2010
LyondellBasell lists shares on NYSE
09 October 2010
Hungary initiates criminal probe into toxic sludge accident
07 October 2010
Rio Tinto eyes stake in Russian potash miner Uralkali
09 September 2010
SC reopens Bhopal gas disaster case on CBI plea
01 September 2010
Centre to cough up Rs310 crore for Bhopal cleanup
21 August 2010
US denies pressuring India to go easy on Dow
20 August 2010
No ban on Union Carbide, says minister
19 August 2010
BHP Billiton goes hostile for Canada’s Potash Corp acquisition
18 August 2010
Canada’s Potash Corp rejects BHP Billiton’s $38.6 -bn cash takeover bid
17 August 2010
Bhopal still nursing over 350 tonnes of toxic waste
06 August 2010
CBI files fresh plea in Bhopal gas disaster case
03 August 2010
Delhi High Court rejects Sumitomo Chemical's plea against Delhi municipality
27 July 2010
Chlorine gas leak affects scores in Mumbai
14 July 2010
Ramesh apologises for secret removal of Carbide’s toxic waste in 2008
12 July 2010
Jubilant Organosys to hive off non-pharma biz, amalgamate other units
08 July 2010
Exposure to flame retardants linked to changes in thyroid hormones
06 July 2010
LyondellBasell's Houston refinery unit back in production
02 July 2010
Dow once again washes hands of Bhopal disaster
23 June 2010
BASF to acquire speciality chemicals maker Cognis for €3.1 billion
23 June 2010
India to examine Dow's liability in Bhopal tragedy
22 June 2010
Dow disclaims all liability for Bhopal disaster
22 June 2010
Dow likely to escape liability
22 June 2010
Grounds exist for extraditing Anderson, feels GoM
22 June 2010
Dow chief, Andrew Liveris, to skip Indo-US CEO forum meet
22 June 2010
BASF close to acquiring Cognis in a potential €3 billion deal
21 June 2010
Government to file fresh plea in Bhopal gas case
21 June 2010
MP must bear brunt of Bhopal clean-up effort, decides GoM
21 June 2010
NanoEngineers print and test chemical censors on elastic waistbands of underwear
19 June 2010
Rs982 crore sanctioned for Bhopal, ahead of a GoM meeting
18 June 2010
PM asks panel on Bhopal gas disaster to report in 10 days
14 June 2010
Commerce ministry okayed Carbide sale to Dow despite objections: report
14 June 2010
Dow may have escaped liability: Khursheed
14 June 2010
Pleas for Warren Anderson's extradition grow louder
14 June 2010
US backtracks; says ‘may consider’ Anderson extradition
12 June 2010
Orchid Chemicals to take over US-based Karalex Pharma
10 June 2010
BASF to sell hydrophilic melt additives business to Techmer PM
09 June 2010
Bhopal verdict could impact nuclear liability bill: Moily
08 June 2010
Brown chemists report promising advance in fuel-cell technology
08 June 2010
Bhopal gas disaster: 26 years later, eight convicted
07 June 2010
Carrier Aircon developing safe CFC substitutes
04 June 2010
Century partially suspends tyre yarn production at Kalyan plant
21 May 2010
Honeywell, DuPont in joint venture to make new auto refrigerant
20 May 2010
LyondellBasell to emerge stronger from bankruptcy
24 April 2010
Eastman to divest PET business; reports 39 per cent jump in revenues
24 April 2010
LyondellBasell wins Toyota awards for quality and supply consistency
22 April 2010
International team discovers element 117
09 April 2010
LyondellBasell privately places $2.75 billion in senior secured notes
25 March 2010
New material traps radioactive ions using "Venus flytrap" method
23 March 2010
LyondellBasell launches new, stiffer LDPE packaging film in US
19 March 2010
LyondellBasell plans $3.25 billion debt financing for Lyondell Chemical
12 March 2010
LyondellBasell prefers restructuring to Reliance offer
08 March 2010
Dow sells Styron division to Bain Capital for $1.63 billion
03 March 2010
Apollo may gain as LyondellBasell rejects Reliance's $14.5 billion bid: report
02 March 2010
LyondellBasell to shut polypropylene plant in Italy
27 February 2010
Airgas rejects Air Products' $7 billion buyout offer
23 February 2010
RIL in deal with LyondellBasell for super-voting power: reports
22 February 2010
LyondellBasell-creditor deal hampers RIL's acquisition plans
17 February 2010
LyondellBasell says agreement with creditors clears way for bankruptcy exit
16 February 2010
Air Products launches $5.1 billion unsolicited bid for Airgas
05 February 2010
LyondellBasell to showcase new automotive plastics at German conference
04 February 2010
Bayer acquires global marketing rights for Durflex
03 February 2010
Ineos Group sells fluorochemicals unit to Mexichem Fluor
03 February 2010
Polyurethane rigid foam behind new, cost-saving insulation technique
21 January 2010
US FDA expresses concerns over possible BPA health risks
16 January 2010
Eastman acquires specialty polymers company in China
16 January 2010
LyondellBasell launches new PP resin for rainwater harvesting
15 January 2010
LyondellBasell's `Moplen' resin used to replace steel in cleaning equipment
11 January 2010
Bain Capital to take over 35 per cent stake in Himadri Chemicals
02 January 2010
LyondellBasell announces $18-billion creditor-supported reorganisation plan
24 December 2009
RIL adopts wait-and-watch policy on LyondellBassel bid
15 December 2009
LyondellBasell in licensing pact with Hyundai unit for Indian market
11 December 2009
Nufarm extends talks on Sinochem $2.5-billion takeover offer
03 December 2009
Bankrupt LyondellBasell to shut down 1,10,000-tonne polypropylene plant
03 December 2009
New regulatory legislation to add costs to chemical exports to EU
28 November 2009
Andhra backtracks on opening Carbide site to visitors
27 November 2009
25 Years after midnight: Bhopal tragedy revisited
25 November 2009
DuPont's new refrigerant gets European Patent
12 November 2009
Tata Chemicals Q2 net down 20 per cent at Rs223 crore
30 October 2009
Celanese expands emulsions polymer manufacturing in China
27 October 2009
Canadian potash industry wilts as farmers hold out on prices
23 September 2009
Ashland Inc. completes sale of Drew Marine to J.F. Lehman & Co.
01 September 2009
Huntsman signs “Stalking Horse” deal with Tronox
31 August 2009
Dow’s dual-membrane technology enables blow down water reuse in China power plant
22 August 2009
Algenol-Dow tie-up to test direct-to-ethanol process
16 July 2009
After Nandigram, Mamata holds up Nayachar
25 June 2009
Huntsman reports Q1 loss as recession hits demand
09 May 2009
Dow Chemical sells off newly acquired Morton Salt for $1.675 billion
02 April 2009
Hikal plans to take over its own pharma co
23 March 2009
Pthallic anhydride imports to attract 20 per cent safeguard duty
13 March 2009
Tata Chemicals project fails to meet UN's clean development norms: report
06 March 2009
Abu Dhabi’s IPIC to acquire ailing Canadian chemical maker Nova Chem
25 February 2009
Chemical maker Chemtura looking to offload assets to pay off $370 million debt
11 February 2009
BASF to increase focus on India; may sell leather chemicals business
05 February 2009
DuPont posts $629 million quarterly loss, trims outlook for '09
28 January 2009
Chemical maker Huntsman to axe 9 per cent of its workforce
22 January 2009
Chemicals maker Rohm & Haas to slash 900 jobs
21 January 2009
Chemicals maker Rohm & Haas to slash 900 jobs
20 January 2009
Another chemical manufacturer files for bankruptcy protection in the US
12 January 2009
Kuwaiti legislator demands probe into Dow Chemical deal: report
10 January 2009
Cash-strapped Dow Chemical gets EC regulator's nod for Rohm and Haas acquisition
09 January 2009
Dow Chemicals to sue Kuwait over failed petrochemicals JV
07 January 2009
Boeing and Japan's Ube Industries to develop lightweight aircraft composites
07 January 2009
Chemical maker LyondellBasell may be on the brink of bankruptcy
31 December 2008
Dow Chemicals attempts to keep $15 billion bid for Rohm & Haas alive: report
31 December 2008
Chemicals firm Huntsman Corp. receives last tranche of billion-dollar settlement
31 December 2008
Hexion pays Huntsman $325 million termination fees
20 December 2008
SRF Polymers to sell businesses to SRF for Rs151.60 crore
15 December 2008
Dow Chemicals to shed 11 per cent of global workforce
09 December 2008
Tata Chemicals signs agreement with Singapore's JOil
29 November 2008
Fast molecular rearrangements hold key to plastic's toughness
29 November 2008
Tata Chem, Temasek Life Science in jatropha JV
25 November 2008
Tata Chem raises $300 million in US to repay bridge loan
25 November 2008
BASF to close 80 plants worldwide, lay off 20,000 workers
20 November 2008
Tata Chemicals funds whale shark conservation project in Gujarat
19 November 2008
Tata Chemicals to expand capacity at Mithapur
17 November 2008
Scientific panel lambasts US FDA for chemical used in plastic bottles
03 November 2008
HIG Capital acquires specialty chemicals company Petroferm
30 October 2008
Malaysia’s Air Liquide invests €45-million in oxygen plant for supplies to Indian Oil
07 October 2008
Rhodia ties up with Brenntag to sell specialty chemicals, engineering plastics in Asia-Pacific
01 October 2008
Court orders Hexion to conclude Huntsman merger
30 September 2008
Dow halts work at Chakan
30 September 2008
PPG to acquire BASF North American coil, extrusion coatings business
26 September 2008
Ellen Kullman becomes DuPont's first woman CEO in 206 years
24 September 2008
BASF plans to acquire Ciba Holding AG for approximately €3.8 billion
15 September 2008
DuPont India to enter solar cells business
23 August 2008
Gujarat Alkalies forms joint venture with Dow Chemicals
24 July 2008
Chemicals maker Ashland buys peer Hercules for $3.3 billion
11 July 2008
Dow Chemical acquires Rohm & Haas for $18.8 billion
10 July 2008
VVF Ltd acquires Henkel’s soap manufacturing plant in Poland
07 July 2008
Huntsman files counterclaims; extends deadline for $11-billion Hexion deal
03 July 2008
Hedge fund shareholder DE Shaw & Co to try to rescue Huntsman – Hexion deal
01 July 2008
Oil hurts: Albemarle to increase prices of NcendX P-30 phosphorus flame retardant
28 June 2008
Oil hurts: Dow announces further price increases, freight surcharges
27 June 2008
Super refining mineral, Zeolite's, chemical structure revealed
23 June 2008
Huntsman says Hexion management trying to scuttle merger
19 June 2008
Hexion files suit to cancel its $10.6 billion Huntsman deal
19 June 2008
DuPont expands production of Solamet for solar energy
10 June 2008
PolyOne raises prices
03 June 2008
Dow to raise product prices by 20 per cent as energy, feedstock costs mount
29 May 2008
BASF to build 60,000 tonne sodium methylate plant in Brazil
28 May 2008
Chemtura in talks with PE firms Blackstone, Apollo
28 May 2008
Monsanto, Syngenta dump dispute, licence soyabean, other crop technologies
26 May 2008
FMC Corp. acquires hydrocolloids business of International Specialty Products for undisclosed sum
21 May 2008
Ashland develops method to increase productivity for metal casting industry
20 May 2008
BASF to make open offer for 22 per cent in Indian arm
15 May 2008
Carlyle buys Greek chemicals business Neochimiki for $1.15 billion
10 May 2008
PFG Fiber Glass starts third furnace in China
09 May 2008
BASF to set up automobile plastics plant near Mumbai
06 May 2008
Dow Europe to set up India plant with Gujarat Alkalies
16 April 2008
Tata Chemicals completes acquisition of General Chemical Industrial Products
27 March 2008
Tata Chemicals raises $850 million to fund US acquisition
26 March 2008
BASF and SINOPEC submit feasibility study for $900-million expansion of Nanjing site
19 March 2008
DuPont Titanium Technologies reports $100 million in energy savings
04 March 2008
DMAI offers Pre-Budget Proposal to finance minister
20 February 2008
Basic patent granted for Hitachi Chemical's new copper surface treatment technology
06 February 2008
Saudi Basic Industries, Sinopec in $1.7 billion China joint venture
01 February 2008
Tata Chemicals acquires General Chemical Industrial Products for $1 billion
31 January 2008
Dow Chemical's Indian R&D centre plan faces social boycott
05 December 2007
BASF not ruling out take-over bid, says its CEO
24 November 2007
Mitsui Chemicals' Mitsui Prime Advanced Composites India to manufacture polypropylene resins in Rajasthan
15 November 2007
ChemChina, Blackstone makes $3 billion joint bid for Australia''s Nufarm
05 November 2007
Dow India to employ 500 researchers at global R&D centre in Pune
01 November 2007
Zoltek acquires Cydsa''s acrylic fibre unit in Mexico for $100 million
04 October 2007
Celanese strengthens Asian presence with integrated chemical complex in Nanjing
22 September 2007
Tata Chemicals raises $100 million in US debt market
18 September 2007
Dr R Helmut Rupp appointed president, Hikal Technologies
17 September 2007
Vinythai to buy the operating assets of APEX Petrochemical Co., Ltd
14 September 2007
GE Plastics takeover creates SABIC Innovative Plastics
03 September 2007
Lubrizol to acquire Croda''s refrigeration lubricants business
03 September 2007
BASF inaugurates pilot facility for innovative coating technology
31 August 2007
BASF Catalysts expands automotive catalyst plants in China and India
27 August 2007
Celanese Corp sells Films business of AT Plastics to British Polythene Industries
21 August 2007
Degussa expands chemicals research base in China
13 August 2007
Dow Canada divests Western Canada caustic soda unit to Univar
13 August 2007
Dow to build chemicals plant in Thailand with Solvay; plans on for HPPO plant with BASF
06 August 2007
BASF to increase propionic acid capacity in Ludwigshafen and Nanjing
06 August 2007
DuPont settles patent infringement case against Chinese company
03 August 2007
Huntsman and Flint Hills Resources close on sale of US polymers business
03 August 2007
Albemarle Corporation acquires controlling stake in antioxidant JV in China
03 August 2007
ExxonMobil launches first licensed olgone unit in Thailand
02 August 2007
Dow Chemicals, Crystalsev to make polyethylene from cane in Brazil
26 July 2007
United Phosphorus acquires Argentina's ICONA for $10 million
20 July 2007
Basell to acquire Lyondell for $12 billion
18 July 2007
Hexion to acquire Huntsman for $ 10.6 billion
13 July 2007
HAL Holdings accepts CVC Capital''s $2.7-billion offer for Univar
10 July 2007
Apollo raises bid for Huntsman to $6.5 billion
09 July 2007
UK Take Over Panel extends Akzo Nobel''s deadline for ICI bid
07 July 2007
PolyOne sells stake in Oxy Vinyls, LP for $261 million
07 July 2007
Hexion''s $ 10.8-billion offer outbids Basell for Huntsman acquisition
06 July 2007
Dow Chem ties up with Gujarat Alkalies
03 July 2007
Huntsman to Acquire Baroda Division of Metrochem Industries
03 July 2007
Post Wolf acquisition Dow unveils $1-billion Dow Wolff Cellulosics
02 July 2007
Chemtura Corp divests EPDM business in restructuring initiative
02 July 2007
Intertape shareholders reject $500-million buyout offer
30 June 2007
United Phosphorus acquires two DuPont products
28 June 2007
Bayer MaterialScience to build plant for polymer polyols using new technology
22 June 2007
Celanese Completes sale of Oxo products and derivatives businesses
18 June 2007
Celanese Corporation completes acquisition of Acetate Products Limited
18 June 2007
Huntsman acquires majority stake in Saudi polyurethane JV
18 June 2007
ICI rejects $14.2 billion cash bid by Akzo Nobel
18 June 2007
Shasun Chemicals to lease a lab in USA
30 May 2007
Shasun Chemicals: Smooth integration of maiden acquisition
05 May 2007
Sanmar goes global
13 April 2007
Investor group plans $50 billion bid for Dow Chemical, say reports
09 April 2007
IOC plans to acquire chemical unit, set up refinery in Turkey
28 March 2007
United Phosphorous'' Advanta India looks for acquisitions
23 March 2007
China to invest $13 billion in coal-based chemicals base
10 March 2007
Mitsubishi Chemical to acquire Tanabe for $4.3 billion
03 February 2007
Excise dept claims Rs 557 crore from Tata Chemicals
11 April 2006
United Phosphorous acquires Dutch research company
14 February 2006
GHCL''s ''operation turnaround'' of Romanian plant shows results
13 January 2006
Kumar Mangalam Birla to acquire Chinese phosphate firm
02 January 2006
Tata Chem to make open offer for Brunner Mond's remaining equity
27 December 2005
GHCL to acquire third-largest US textile company
26 December 2005
Update: GHCL to acquire third-largest US textile company
26 December 2005
GHCL acquires soda ash business in Romania
07 December 2005
Sunshield Chemicals, Altana Chemie sign global contract
30 November 2005
CRISIL reaffirms Tata Chemicals'' post acquisition rating
25 November 2005
Tata Chemicals to acquire majority satke in the UK''s Brunnner Mond
24 November 2005
TN Chemical Merchants Association shows the way
16 August 2005
Clariant transfers speacilty chemicals manufacturing to Colour-Chem
11 March 2005
Madras Fertilisers out of funds, to shut down from tomorrow
31 January 2005
GMM Pfaudler reports higher sales, net profit in H1
28 October 2004
Tata Chemicals Q2 net at Rs 87.19 crore
20 October 2004
Exporting to a plan: Deepak Nitrite exports cross Rs 100 crore
11 May 2004
IMFA Group achieves record ferro chrome production
26 April 2004
Winners of 'DuPont India Challenge 2003' announced
17 February 2004
CDC to acquire industrial chemicals business of ICI India
26 December 2003
Tata Chemicals to show higher growth
16 December 2003
BASF India Q2 profits up 23%
03 November 2003
Exploring uncharted waters
05 August 2003
BASF reports 20 per cent hike in net profits
30 May 2003
GNFC bags order from ISRO for supply of VSAT systems
05 May 2003
Bihar Caustic & Chemicals forays into the capital market
07 April 2003
Rabo India arranges Rs 62-crore debt for Sanjana Cryogenic
24 March 2003
Grasim profit after tax spurts by 68%, turnover rises by 11%
28 January 2003
Indal net profit at Rs 288 million in Q3; exports improve by 12%
25 January 2003
Tata Chem, Hind Lever Chem to merge chemicals business
24 January 2003
Nirma introduces a revolutionary ad campaign for Camay
31 December 2002
Atul ropes in former HLL chairman to consolidate businesses
31 October 2002
Nirma’s H1 PBDT jumps 16% to Rs 104 crore, net spurts 25%
28 October 2002
Nirma makes tentative efforts to enter premium end market
12 October 2002
Nirma will now manufacture and market Camay for India
11 October 2002
TCCL causing serious mercury pollution: CSE
11 September 2002
FACT settles on special VRS to avoid lay-off
04 September 2002
Thou salt sell more
09 August 2002
Nirma Q1 sales increase 4%, PBT up 30%
31 July 2002
Vanavil Dyes & Chemicals sales at Rs12 cr
25 July 2002
Nicholas Piramal net profit at Rs 311 million
19 July 2002
Reliance scores another first
20 October 1999
Country-wise list
05 October 1999
Reliance commissions paraxylene plant at Jamnagar
23 September 1999
DuPont prunes nylon projects in Asia-Pacific
18 September 1999
Government investigating acetone imports
22 June 1999
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