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New China Plant for Rohm and Haas

January 10, 2008
According to BizJournals.com, Rohm and Haas Co. announced recently it has started up its new plant in Guangdong Province, China.The Philadelphia chemical company has invested roughly $10 million in the
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Rohm & Haas Hikes Acrylic Emulsion Price

January 10, 2008
According to the Associated Press, Rohm & Haas Co. announced recently it is raising prices for all acrylic-based emulsions -- chemicals used to make adhesives -- by 6 percent to
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Jury Awards Nicaraguan Banana Workers $2.5 Million More

January 8, 2008
The Associated Press reports that a jury recently found that Dole should pay $2.5 million in punitive damages to five workers who claimed they were made sterile by use
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Dow Chemical Rises on Joint Venture

January 8, 2008
According to the Associated Press, shares of Dow Chemical Co. rose recently following news that the company sold a 50 percent stake in five of its global businesses for about
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Eastman Chemical Sells European Plants

January 8, 2008
The Associated Press reported recently that coating, plastics and chemical maker Eastman Chemical Co. agreed to sell two European plants to Indonesia''s Indorama Group for about $330 million.The deal
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EPA Ends Dow Dioxin Cleanup Talks

January 8, 2008
According to the Associated Press, the federal government reported recently that it had failed to reach a deal with Dow Chemical Co. over the study and interim cleanup of dioxin
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KMG Sees Profit Boost From Acquisition

January 8, 2008
KMG Chemicals Inc. said recently that its acquisition of Air Products and Chemicals Inc.''s high-purity process chemicals business will contribute more to earnings in fiscal 2009 than this year.According to
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EU Fines Four Chemical Companies $350 Million For Running Rubber

January 8, 2008
European Union regulators levied about $350 million in fines against DuPont and three other chemical companies for fixing the price of a type of rubber used to make shoe soles,
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EU Regulators Clear Basell Bid For Lyondell

January 8, 2008
European Union antitrust regulators cleared Basell''s $12.6 billion acquisition of its U.S. rival Lyondell Chemical Co., a deal that will create one of the world''s largest chemical companies, according to
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Eastman Chemical fined $98,000 by EPA

May 24, 2007
The Environmental Protection Agency has fined Eastman Chemical Co. $98,000 for failing to submit reports about releases of toxic chemicals at a Southern California plant, the Associated Press reports. Kingsport,
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