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Saudi Aramco's chemical production is growing

Saudi Arabia's state-owned oil company, Saudi Aramco, is become a growing global competitor in chemical production, new analysis reveals.
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CF Industries in merger talks with Yara

Chicago-based nitrogen fertilizer producer CF Industries is holding merger talks with Norway's Yara International ASA.
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Bostik opens new powder plant in Malaysia

Adhesive specialist Bostik has expanded its global footprint with the opening of a new production plant near the Malaysian city of Johor Bahru.
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Regulatory changes to impact European chemical market

Major changes are ahead for Europe's chlor-alkali and vinyls (CAV) market, which is facing regulatory changes and market consolidation over the next few years.
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FMC to acquire crop protection company Cheminova for $1.8 billion

Chemical company FMC Corporation is to acquire Cheminova A/S, a multinational crop protection specialist based in Denmark.
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Growth predicted for Chinese coating additives market

The coating additives market is directly related to China's coatings industry, which is projected to expand at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of over 10% in 2014-19.
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Dow Microbial Control antifouling technology gains landmark EU approval

Dow Microbial Control, a business unit of The Dow Chemical Company, has announced European Union regulatory approval of its innovative antifouling active substance - DCOIT (4,5-Dichloro-2-octyl-2H-isothiazol-3-one).
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Germany's Messer builds industrial gases plant in Poland

German industrial gases specialist Messer announced last week that it is building a new production plant for industrial gases in Turek, Poland.
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Mexico's Mexichem to acquire European PVC manufacturer

Mexichem, S.A.B. de C.V., a Mexican chemicals producer, said on Tuesday that it has agreed to acquire German company VESTOLIT GmbH.
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VanDeMark Chemical acquires European phosgene producer

VanDeMark Chemical Inc., a U.S. manufacturer of phosgene and phosgene derivatives, has expanded its business with the acquisition of a European manufacturer of phosgene products.
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