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1 hr ago | WHTC
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.
2 hrs ago | AmericanBankingNews.com
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.
2 hrs ago | Autoblog
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.
7 hrs ago | WebWire
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.
11 hrs ago | Forbes.com
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.
12 hrs ago | Ag Professional
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.
12 hrs ago | Fox News
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.
12 hrs ago | Plastics News
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.
16 hrs ago | Seeking Alpha
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.
Summary: The current stock price for Methanex Corporation provides a solid entry point for investors. Declining methanol prices and a plant shutdown in Egypt created a stock pullback from recent highs.
In its latest strategic move, GE announced it was selling off its appliance division to Electrolux for $3.3 billion. While not unprofitable, the division earned less than 4% of GE's total $146 billion; GE will focus on more profitable and larger growth sectors, such as energy .
A TOP physicist and TV presenter has said Bracknell is now "on the map" for cutting-edge technology after opening a new innovation centre. Popular science presenter and former member of pop group D:Ream, Professor Brian Cox was guest of honour at the official opening of technology firm 3M's new customer innovation centre at its base in the Western Industrial Area last Thursday.
The Greater Baton Rouge Industry Alliance Inc. announced the winners of its Seventh Annual Craft Workforce Development Excellence Awards, recognizing contractors who invest in workforce development programs that include recruitment, assessment, training, career path development and retention of employees. The GBRIA Craft Workforce Development Most Valuable Plant award was presented to BASF Corp. and The Dow Chemical Co.-Louisiana.
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Updated: Mon Sep 15, 2014 08:18 pm
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