Solvay to acquire Cytec
$5.5 billion deal continues transformation
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Dr Andrew Warmington
Expansion further into alcohols and esters
Site due to open in 2016
First distributor in programme
First results expected in Q4
Former MWV Specialty Chemicals division changes name
Savita V. Jayaram explores the Indian perspective and growth trends in fine chemicals with SRF and Finar
Environmentalists are at loggerheads with industry and the European Commission over the regulation of endocrine-disrupting chemicals. Andrew Warmington and Martin Todd report
Chetan Pathak, corporate operations director at Tectura India, looks at the benefits of improved demand fulfilment for the speciality chemicals industry
Andrea Bowen, technical product manager at Casella, looks at how exposure to substances and noise can be mitigated in the chemical processing sector
Dr Lee Colyer Speight of Green Biologics describes an often-overlooked fermentation process for speciality chemical production
Chemspec Europe 2015 was one of the biggest and best in the 30 year series
The UK general election has made a theoretical possibility a real one. What are the implications for the chemicals industry?
Are the worlds of cosmetics and chemicals completely alien to each other?