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DuPont to Buy Minority Stake in Chinese Chemical Maker

May 19, 2010
The Associated Press reports that DuPont plans to buy a minority stake in a Chinese chemical maker for an undisclosed sum. DuPont said the deal to buy Changshu 3F Zhonghao
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Omnova Closes Purchase of a Dow Pigment Business

May 18, 2010
The Associated Press reports that specialty chemical maker Omnova Solutions Inc. has completed the $2.5 million acquisition of Dow Chemical Co.''s hollow-sphere plastic pigment product line. With the purchase, Omnova
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Huntsman to Recover $110 Million in Insurance Settlement Proceeds

May 17, 2010
PRNewswire reports that Huntsman Corporation has reached agreement with its reinsurance carriers to settle Huntsman''s claims related to losses occurring as a result of the April 29, 2006, fire at
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Dow Comments on The American Power Act

May 13, 2010
According to Business Wire, Dow Chemical Company commends Senators Kerry and Lieberman for their hard work in developing draft legislation (The American Power Act) for a comprehensive energy and climate
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Celanese Sets Five-Year Environmental, Safety Goals

May 12, 2010
Chemical producer Celanese Corp. set goals for safety and environmental progress over the next five years, the Associated Press reports. The company said the 5-year goals included reductions of 20
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Nicaraguans Could Lose $2.3 Million Court Award

May 12, 2010
According to the Associated Press, six Nicaraguan banana workers who Dole Food Co. attorneys have accused of fraud will get a chance to explain their position when their attorneys
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Huntsman Reports Net Loss for First Quarter

May 11, 2010
Huntsman reported a smaller net loss for the first quarter and the chemicals maker said it is seeing signs of an economic recovery, according to the Associated Press. Huntsman said
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Mace Announces Paolino Arbitration Decision

May 6, 2010
According to Business Wire, Mace Security International, Inc., announced that an arbitration panel of the American Arbitration Association awarded Louis D. Paolino, the former Chief Executive Officer of Mace,
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Federal Jury Rules in Favor of Merck

May 6, 2010
According to the Associated Press, drugmaker Merck & Co. says a federal court jury has ruled in its favor in the second trial over whether its osteoporosis drug made teeth
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Synutra International Resolves Product Liability Lawsuit

May 5, 2010
PRNewswire reports that Synutra International, Inc., an infant formula company in China and a producer, marketer and seller of nutritional products for infants, children and adults, has announced that
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