Chemical Industry

Novacap acquires specialty chemicals player Chemoxy

Novacap acquires specialty chemicals player Chemoxy

By Lucy Whitehouse

Novacap, a worldwide player in the pharmaceutical and chemical industries, announced today that it has signed an agreement to acquire Chemoxy International Ltd, a leading contract manufacturer for specialty chemicals and environmentally friendly solvents.

AkzoNobel to make MCA in India

AkzoNobel to make MCA in India

By Deanna Utroske

The specialty chemical maker has struck a deal with Atul to manufacture monochloroacetic acid, an ingredient used in multiple industries, including cosmetics. 

Dow – DuPont merger on course

Dow – DuPont merger on course

By Deanna Utroske

The two US chemical corporations jointly filed a preliminary registration statement with the Securities and Exchange Commission this month, outlining plans for leadership, work streams, synergies, and finance.

Dow and DuPont on the brink of a merger

Dow and DuPont on the brink of a merger

By Deanna Utroske

The consolidation of these US chemical corporations will be a game changer for the personal care and cosmetics industries and have staggering economic implications on a regional, national, and global scale.

Enzyme ‘Google’ to discover new possible reaction pathways

Enzyme ‘Google’ to discover new possible reaction pathways

By Andrew MCDOUGALL

The Austrian Centre of Industrial Biotechnology (acib) and the University of Graz have teamed up to develop a combination of database and search engine that can filter enzyme functions out of the thousands of protein structures used in the chemical, cosmetic...

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