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2014 sees modest sales increase, but profit decrease, for Dow Chemical


January 29, 2015 4:20 pm ET

Dow Chemical Co. delivered modest sales growth in 2014, but the firm's profit took a tumble.

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Materials firms look for stock rebound


January 29, 2015 1:52 pm ET

DuPont Co., A. Schulman Inc. and Rogers Corp. thrived amid the stock market chaos of 2014, but the other 12 publicly held materials firms tracked by Plastics News didn't fare as well.

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Chemtrusion, Mytex Indiana compounding plant set for expansion


January 29, 2015 1:35 pm ET

Japanese and American partners in a compounding plant in Indiana plan to expand the facility.

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DuPont-Chenguang JV to produce fluoroelastomers in China


January 29, 2015 12:30 pm ET

DuPont Fluoropolymer Solutions and Zhonghao Chenguang Chemical Research Institute Co. Ltd. are proceeding with a 50-50 joint venture to serve the fast-growing Chinese fluoroelastomers market.

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Barington may force a vote for Omnova board at annual meeting


January 28, 2015 3:52 pm ET

It looks like the battle between Omnova Solutions and an activist investor is heading to a vote.

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PolyOne sees sales, earnings per share climb, profit decline


January 28, 2015 3:00 pm ET

North American compounding leader PolyOne Corp. posted record adjusted earnings per share in 2014, even as the firm's sales saw modest growth and its overall profit declined.

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China XD to catch up on Sichuan project


January 28, 2015 2:41 pm ET

Automotive compounder China XD Plastics Co. Ltd. (Nasdaq: CXDC) has been working on its fourth production base in Nanchong, Sichuan province since 2013.

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Sika opens negotiations to acquire Axson Technologies


January 28, 2015 12:17 pm ET

Specialty chemicals maker Sika AG has entered into exclusive negotiations with Axson SAS management and shareholders to acquire its epoxy and polyurethane polymer formulator business Axson Technologies.

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Citadel opens second compounding facility in China, near Shanghai


January 27, 2015 3:22 pm ET

Citadel Plastics Inc., the American manufacturer of thermoplastic and engineered composite compounds, has opened its second facility in China, outside of Shanghai.

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Sales, profit fall at DuPont


January 27, 2015 3:13 pm ET

Materials giant DuPont Co. will use almost all of the proceeds from an upcoming spinoff — one that includes its fluoropolymer and titanium dioxide businesses — to fund a massive $4 billion stock buyback.

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