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Dow reaches agreement with Third Point


November 21, 2014 9:11 am ET

Dow Chemical Co. has reached an agreement with the investment firm that has been trying to force the company to sell off some assets.

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Ineos making its UK shale play


November 21, 2014 9:29 am ET

Chemical giant Ineos Group AG is planning to be the biggest player in the United Kingdom's shale gas industry.

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Total to buy majority stake in Polyblend


November 20, 2014 10:04 am ET

French oil and gas giant Total SA will buy a 68 percent stake in Germany's Polyblend GmbH, a subsidiary of Polymer-Chemie GmbH.

Chase Plastics building new Indiana distribution center


November 18, 2014 11:13 am ET

Resin distributor Chase Plastics will invest $5.4 million to build a new distribution center in South Bend, Ind.

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Dow Corning opens European health care center


November 18, 2014 6:00 am ET

Dow Corning Corp. has opened an expanded health care application center at its European headquarters in Seneffe, Belgium.

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Bayer flame-retardant PC blends keep evolving


November 18, 2014 6:00 am ET

Bayer MaterialScience (BMS) introduced a further development on the back of the 3000 flame-retardant polycarbonate blends it introduced in 2005.

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A. Schulman closing Ohio color concentrates and additives plant


November 17, 2014 9:48 am ET

A. Schulman Inc. is closing a color concentrates and additives plant in Ohio that it acquired earlier this year from Ferro Corp.

Celanese debuts new acetal specialty grade


November 17, 2014 6:00 am ET

Celanese Corp. debuted a new specialty grade of acetal resin at the Fakuma trade show.

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M&G sells minority stake to TPG


November 14, 2014 9:17 am ET

Mossi Ghisolfi Group has sold a $300 million stake in its M&G Chemicals SA unit — including its global PET resin business – to private equity firm TPG.

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Chevron Phillips adding PAO capacity


November 13, 2014 3:26 pm ET

Chevron Phillips Chemical Co. plans to add more than 20 million pounds of capacity for low-viscosity polyalphaolefin (PAO) fluids at its Cedar Bayou plant in Baytown, Texas.

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