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Sabic partners with Chinese Academy of Sciences for research

Petrochemical supplier Sabic has signed a five-year strategic collaboration agreement with the Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS) designed to cover joint research in the chemical and chemical engineering fields.
Sep 15, 2014 12:28PM


Exxel Polymers: sous le signe du succes/Under the sign of success*

Si la route qui mène au succès est souvent parsemée de difficultés, elle est ussi faite de moments charnières au cœur desquels les décisions prises par les dirigeants sont déterminantes....
Sep 15, 2014 12:03PM


Eastman buying specialty chemical company Taminco for $1.7 billion

Eastman Chemical Co. is buying specialty chemical company Taminco for approximately US$1.73 billion.
Sep 15, 2014 11:39AM


Feds ratify Canada-China foreign investment deal

Canada has ratified its controversial Foreign Investment Protection Agreement (FIPA) with China.
Sep 15, 2014 11:15AM


German compounder Lehmann & Voss buys U.S.-based Performance Compounding

In a bid to boost its North American presence, German thermoplastic compounder Lehmann & Voss (L&V) has acquired U.S.-based compound maker Performance Compounding LLC.
Sep 12, 2014 10:42AM


Ontario safety blitz targets material handling hazards

Ontario’s Ministry of Labour (MOL) is launching a work place safety blitz that will focus on hazards involving material handling to ensure workers are safe on the job.
Sep 10, 2014 2:52PM


Frank Kavanagh new VP, global sales for Maguire

Auxiliary equipment supplier Maguire Products Inc. has appointed Frank Kavanagh as vice president of global sales.
Sep 10, 2014 12:40PM


Dow makes new executive leadership appointments

Chemical giant Dow Chemical Company has made a series of executive leadership appointments, some of which will impact its plastics packaging and specialty plastics businesses.
Sep 9, 2014 1:33PM


Canada's trade surplus makes unexpected jump to $2.6B: StatsCan

Led by motors vehicles and parts, Canada’s merchandise exports grew by 1.4% in July, while imports edged down 0.3%, according to Statistics Canada.
Sep 8, 2014 1:31PM


Bemis sells pressure sensitive materials business for $170M

In a move designed to fund the growth of its flexible packaging segment, packaging supplier Bemis Co. Inc. is selling off its pressure sensitive materials business to private equity firm Platinum Equity LLC for US$170 million.
Sep 8, 2014 11:38AM


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