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  • Strem Chemicals and Dotz Nano Ltd. Sign Distribution Agreement for Graphene Quantum Dots Collaboration

    Strem Chemicals, Inc., a manufacturer of specialty chemicals for research and development, and Dotz Nano Ltd., an exciting new company aimed at capitalizing on the technological innovation in the Graphene Quantum Dots (GQD) market, are proud to announce the signing of a licensing agreement...
  • Archroma Joins the SOCMA Family

    Archroma is a global color and specialty chemicals company headquartered in Reinach near Basel, Switzerland. It operates with 3,000 employees over 35 countries and with 24 production sites. Its three businesses – Brand & Performance Textile Specialties - BPT, Packaging & Paper Specialties - PP, and Coatings, Adhesives & Sealants - CAS...
  • Pilot Chemical Company Achieves Responsible Care® Certification

    Pilot Chemical Company announced today it earned its certification under the American Chemistry Council (ACC) Responsible Care program demonstrating the company’s commitment to the highest standards of health, safety, security and environmental performance for both its products and operations...
  • Lonza Successfully Places 5.0 million New Shares, Raising Gross Proceeds of CHF 865 million

    Lonza Group AG ("Lonza", VTX: LONN.VX) has successfully placed 5.0 million new shares by way of an accelerated book building procedure with selected investors in Switzerland (private placement) and outside of Switzerland to institutional investors and qualified institutional buyers (in reliance on Regulation S and 144A of the U.S. Securities Act) (the "Placement")...
  • Lonza Reports Record-Breaking Financial Performance, Resulting in 24.2% CORE EBIT Growth, Driven by Pharma&Biotech

    Throughout 2016 Lonza continued to deliver record financial results with outstanding improvements across all key performance indicators, leading to the best-ever full-year results in the company’s history. The strong sales growth and high margin improvement are the result of diligent and disciplined application of the company’s successful strategy...

  • Lonza Appoints Fridtjof Helemann, CHRO, to Executive Committee

    Lonza’s Board of Directors today announced the appointment of Fridtjof Helemann, Chief Human Resources Officer (CHRO) for Lonza, as a member of the Executive Committee (EC), responsible for Human Resources, Communications and Environment, Health and Safety, effective February 1, 2017...
  • Hampford Research Inc purchases BarGuardTM line of preservatives from RML inc.

    Hampford Research Inc, a manufacturer of specialty chemicals serving the electronics, printing, coatings and personal care industries, and RML Inc. a supplier of high-quality, innovative preservative systems to the cosmetic and personal care industries, have agreed to the acquisition of the BarGuardTM  line by HRI...
  • Philippine Resins Industries, Inc., to Increase Production Capacity of PVC

     Tosoh Group company Philippine Resins Industries, Inc. (PRII), headquartered in Makati City, the Philippines, is preparing to increase its polyvinyl chloride (PVC) production capacity. PRII plans to begin the construction of additional PVC manufacturing facilities in February 2017 at a cost of ¥4.2 billion. Upon completion, in December 2018, the new facilities are expected to add 110,000...
  • CJB Industries President & CEO Clinton Beeland Joins SOCMA's Board of Governors

    CJB Industries, Inc., announced today that Clinton Beeland has joined the Board of Governors of the Society of Chemical Manufacturers and Affiliates (SOCMA), the leading U.S.-based trade association representing the specialty chemical industry. SOCMA supports chemical manufacturers with commercial and networking opportunities, advocates for the passage of rational laws and regulation, and works to increase public confidence in the industry...

  • Lonza Concludes Divestment of Peptides Business and Operations in Braine-l’Alleud, Belgium, to PolyPeptide

    Lonza has concluded the divestment of its Peptides Business located in Braine-l’Alleud, (BE) to PolyPeptide Laboratories Holding (PPL). The facility, with approximately 280 employees, was the center for peptide chemical development and manufacturing within Lonza. The intention to divest was announced at the beginning of December 2016...

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