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Diapers are among products that use acrylic acid - synthesized from crude oil. A team that includes researchers from Davis announced Monday achieving a milestone in producing acrylic acid from renewable materials.
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Diapers are among products that use acrylic acid, which is synthesized from crude oil. A team of researchers said they've achieved a milestone in producing acrylic acid from renewable materials.
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Park Electrochemical Corp. announced a quarterly dividend on Tuesday, September 16th, American Banking News reports. Shareholders of record on Friday, October 3rd will be paid a dividend of 0.10 per share on Monday, November 3rd.
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Nissan may begin purchasing electric-vehicle batteries from LG Chem as it opens procurement to external suppliers in addition to its own manufacturing with NEC Corp, Chief Executive Carlos Ghosn said on Monday. "We will have both, and I hope even more," Ghosn said when asked whether the Japanese carmaker would purchase from suppliers as well the NEC joint venture, AESC.
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Bayer HealthCare and Orion Corporation, a pharmaceutical company based in Espoo, Finland, have begun to enroll patients in a Phase III trial with ODM-201, an investigational oral androgen receptor inhibitor in clinical development. The study, called ARAMIS, evaluates ODM-201 in men with castration-resistant prostate cancer who have rising Prostate Specific Antigen levels and no detectable metastases.
Some new high-tech jobs need to be filled at the LG Chem Michigan Inc. plant located on 48th St. near Holland. A day-long job fair is scheduled for this Thursday, Sept.
TETRA Technologies SVP Edwin H. Goldman unloaded 40,437 shares of TETRA Technologies stock in a transaction dated Friday, September 12th. The stock was sold at an average price of $11.33, for a total transaction of $458,151.21.
The big news on the electric vehicle front today is that Nissan is considering slowing down EV battery production in the US and UK and source all of Nissan's big packs come from Japan. Nissan may also buy some batteries from the Korean company LG Chem.
Air Products has again achieved a leadership position among the top 10 percent of companies in its industry as a component of the Dow Jones Sustainability World Index 2014/2015, a gold standard benchmark for corporate sustainability performance. Air Products also is a component of the Dow Jones Sustainability North America Index, which places it among the top 20 percent of companies in its industry in North America.
Consistently, one of the more popular stocks people enter into their stock options watchlist at Stock Options Channel is Exxon Mobil Corp. . So this week we highlight one interesting put contract, and one interesting call contract, from the January 2017 expiration for XOM.
Cargill Inc. is developing a software service that guides farmers on how to plant crops, a foray that pits the agricultural conglomerate against a host of rivals seeking to harvest reams of data to sell "prescriptive planting" technology in North America. Wayzata-based Cargill began selling the service in two U.S. states, Minnesota and South Dakota, this summer and plans a broader push over the next several years as it seeks to help farmers produce larger crops and navigate weather shifts, officials said.
M&A activity slowed down slightly over the summer, but the first eight months of 2014 still produced more completed deals compared to the same period a year ago. Nearly 1500 deals were completed through August of this year, with a total value of about $195 billion.
The Ludwigshafen, Germany-based group said the Sustainable Solution Steering method was used to "systematically review and evaluate the sustainability aspects of the approximately 50,000 relevant product applications" in its portfolio, which generated annual sales of 56 billion euros . BASF said it had analyzed more than 80 percent of its portfolio in the last three years, with data concluding how a given product contributed to cost effectiveness and resource conservation.
Since they are about equal in terms of yield, it comes down to ROA; Eastman is cheaper, and hence the better alternative. E.I. Du Pont de Nemours and Company as a company is very boring, even though it has a pretty decent yield.
Its product portfolio includes petrochemicals, monomers, intermediates, dispersions and pigments, care chemicals, nutrition and health products, paper chemicals, performance chemicals; catalysts, construction chemicals, coating, performance materials and crop protection products. BASF serves aerospace, mass transit, wind energy, chemical, automotive, agriculture, construction, personal care, health and nutrition, and packaging industries.
Cargill Inc's [CARG.UL] lawsuit against Syngenta AG over rejections of genetically modified U.S. corn by China may be just the start of legal challenges against global seed makers over trade with one of the world's biggest markets. Trading giant Cargill said in court documents on Friday that it had lost more than $90 million because Syngenta sold Agrisure Viptera corn, known as MIR 162, to U.S. farmers without first obtaining import approval from China, which has turned away boatloads of U.S. crops containing the variety over the past year.
LG Chem has developed the world's first OLED light panel with high luminous efficacy and long-lasting performance that can compete with LED lights. The industrial materials giant said Thursday that its OLED light panel has an efficacy rate of 100 lumens per watt that can last about 40,000 hours.
Updated: Tue Sep 16, 2014 09:42 am
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