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Chem Show to focus on new CPI trends, technologies

September 28, 2005
A variety of educational sessions offering insights into new products and services that are helping businesses grow in the chemical process industries will be the focus for CPI professionals during
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Explosions rock Michigan chemical plant

August 10, 2005
A series of explosions rocked a Michigan chemical plant Tuesday night, August 9, forcing the evacuation of hundreds of residents in Romulus, Michigan. According to the Associated Press, authorities reported
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Health screenings for Teflon to start

July 13, 2005
Tens of thousands of Ohio and West Virginia residents could be tested over the next year to determine if their health has been affected by drinking water containing a chemical
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DuPont Chief Science & Technology Officer receives award from Chemical Heritage Foundation

June 14, 2005
According to PRNewswire, DuPont Senior Vice President and Chief Science & Technology Officer Thomas M. Connelly, Jr. was presented the 2005 "Award for Executive Excellence" as part of the Chemical
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Rohm & Haas to close Virginia factory

June 14, 2005
Paint and chemical maker Rohm & Haas Co. said it will close its Wytheville, Va., factory in early 2006, cutting up to 70 jobs in a move to reduce costs
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Great Lakes Chemical bought by Crompton, settles infringement lawsuit

March 9, 2005
According to the Associated Press, polymer and specialty chemicals producer Crompton Corp. said Tuesday it has agreed to purchase Indianapolis-based Great Lakes Chemical Corp. in a stock swap transaction valued
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Bankrupt Solutia dropping acrylics business

January 26, 2005
Citing fierce competition overseas, chemicals concern Solutia Inc. said Tuesday it will close its acrylic fibers business, cutting in half - to 250 people - its work force at an
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EU fines Akzo Nobel, BASF for price-fixing

December 28, 2004
The European Union fined three big chemical companies euro66.4 million (US$88.2 million) for fixing prices on animal-feed vitamins, the Associated Press reports. German firm BASF AG was ordered to pay
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BASF’s Freeport, Texas facility wins national energy efficiency award

November 29, 2004
BASF''s Freeport, Texas site has been recognized by the American Chemistry Council (ACC) as a winner of the organization''s 2003 "Energy Efficiency Award," PRNewswire reports. BASF has now won the
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Bayer to reduce number of cuts

July 12, 2004
The Associated Press reports drug and chemical maker Bayer AG will reduce the number of job cuts planned for this year and next to 3,000 instead of 4,000, the company
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