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Dow Chemical Moves Toward Engineered Corn Patent

Dow Chemical Co.''s agricultural division has taken the next step toward gaining international patent rights for its new strain of genetically engineered corn that will help farmers battle a new
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Eastman Chemical Outlook Beats Expectations

The Associated Press reports that Eastman Chemical Co. expects to earn nearly $8 a share for 2011, and nearly $2 a share during the first quarter, setting the bar higher
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Dow Chemical to Invest $100 Million for Efficiency

Dow Chemical Co. will invest $100 million in its operations to cut down on greenhouse gas emissions and improve energy efficiency, according to the Associated Press. The chemical, agricultural and
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Dow Announces Plans to Retire Debt in the First Quarter

According to Business Wire, the Dow Chemical Company is launching a cash tender offer for approximately $750 million aggregate principal amount of notes listed by Dow and its subsidiaries.
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FMC Corporation Authorizes $250 Million of Share Repurchases

PRNewswire reports that FMC Corporation’s Board of Directors has authorized the repurchase of up to an additional $250 million of the company''s common shares. The company''s Board also declared a
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Air Products to Supply Industrial Gases to Solar Atmospheres

PRNewswire reports that Air Products has been selected by Solar Atmospheres, Inc., the largest commercial vacuum heat treating company in North America, to provide industrial gases for its newest plant
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NJ Chemist Pleads Not Guilty to Poisoning Husband

According to the Associated Press, a former chemist killed her estranged husband by poisoning him with a lethal and massive dose of a highly toxic metal that a nurse''s sharp
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Ex-Dow Worker Guilty of Selling Secrets to China

A former research scientist was convicted of charges he stole trade secrets from Michigan''s Dow Chemical Co. and sold them to companies in China, the Associated Press reports. After a
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Solar-Powered Pumping System Feeds Acidic Treatment Chemicals

New weatherable solar-powered chemical dosing features a non-metallic, peristaltic pump for corrosion-free transfer of caustic and acidic treatment chemicals from an integral thermoplastic storage tank to water and wastewater containment
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Berkshire to Buy Remaining Shares of Wesco

According to the Associated Press, Warren Buffett''s Berkshire Hathaway will buy all of the remaining shares in Wesco Financial that it does not already own, in a deal valued at
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