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3 hrs ago | Business Journal

Monsanto thinks it can add $4 billion in gross profits by getting farmers to switch to soy

Monsanto Company wants to make this the "decade of the soybean." And if it succeeds, the agrichemical and biotech company thinks it can reap a windfall of $4 billion in the next five years.

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Related Topix: Monsanto, Divergence, US News, United States Department of Agriculture, Agriculture, Science

3 hrs ago | The Globe and Mail

Crescent Point ramps up production, exploration plans

Crescent Point Energy Corp. has reached a $378-million deal to acquire oil properties from Lightstream Resources Ltd. Crescent Point Energy Corp. has reached a $378-million deal to acquire oil properties from Lightstream Resources Ltd. Crescent Point Energy Corp. has reached a $378-million deal to acquire oil properties from Lightstream Resources ... (more)

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Related Topix: Agrium

6 hrs ago | Hispanic Business

NOVA Chemicals Breaks Ground on Centre for Performance Applications...

In addition, . The two facilities were renamed to better describe the work performed at each location and the NOVA Chemicals customer-centric approach.

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Related Topix: Rubber-Plastics, NOVA Chemicals

10 hrs ago | Business Journal

Bayer plans $100 million project in Berkeley - maybe

Bayer HealthCare Pharmaceuticals could spend $100 million to build a product testing facility and raze three buildings in Berkeley, but the drug developer said a final decision on whether to move forward with the project won't come until later this year.

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Related Topix: Manufacturing, Bayer HealthCare

10 hrs ago | Ag Professional

Monsanto sells Desert Durum Wheat Research Program

Barkley Seed, Inc. announced its acquisition of the Desert Durum Wheat Research Program from Monsanto Company.

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Related Topix: Monsanto, Divergence, Agriculture, Science

10 hrs ago | Plastics News

A. Schulman buys Australia's Compco, 10th acquisition in 4 years

Akron, Ohio-based A. Schulman Inc., a supplier of high-performance plastic compounds and resins, said it has acquired a company near Melbourne, Australia, for $6.7 million in cash.

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Related Topix: Rubber-Plastics, Manufacturing, A Schulman, Akron, OH, Australia, World News,

13 hrs ago | Post-gazette.com

PPG closes on sale of Illinois glass plant

PPG Industries said it completed the sale of its glass plant in Mount Zion, Ill., to Fuyao Glass America Inc., a unit of Fuyao Glass Industry Group, the largest automotive glass supplier in China.

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Related Topix: Glass, Manufacturing, PPG Industries, Mount Zion, IL, Zion, IL

13 hrs ago | TheStreet.com

Philips, Sharp, 3M Help Investors Breathe Easy in Smoggy China

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Related Topix: World News, China, Asia, Manufacturing, 3M, Mozilla, TheStreet,

13 hrs ago | Medical News Today

Clinical investigation of rivaroxaban extended into important areas...

Bayer HealthCare and its development partner Janssen Research & Development, LLC have announced an expansion of the global clinical development programme for the oral Factor Xa inhibitor, rivaroxaban, for the prevention of potentially deadly blood clots in patients at risk of venous and arterial thromboembolism : Rivaroxaban, Xarelto, has already ... (more)

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Related Topix: Manufacturing, Bayer HealthCare, Health

16 hrs ago | Advocate

Time to Cancel Exxon's Government Contracts

The order prohibits discrimination based on gender identity in federal employment by amending an existing order banning sexual orientation discrimination within the federal workforce.

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Related Topix: Exxon Mobil, Energy, Oil & Gas, ExxonMobil Chemical, Gay/Lesbian

20 hrs ago | AmericanBankingNews.com

Air Products & Chemicals Earns "A-" Credit Rating from Morningstar

Air Products & Chemicals has received an "A-" credit rating from analysts at Morningstar .

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Related Topix: Air Products and Chemicals

Mon Sep 01, 2014

Reuters

Akzo Nobel CEO solicited for Axalta bid worth more than $7 bln -Bloomberg

Akzo Nobel NV Chief Executive Ton Buechner has been solicited for a deal to buy car paint coatings company Axalta Coating Systems for more than $7 billion, Bloomberg reported citing people familiar with the matter.

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Related Topix: Manufacturing, Sherwin Williams, Retail

The Advocate

Ascensiona s midyear sales tax collections soar amid growth

Beneath a forest of cranes set against the backdrop of an already sprawling chemical plant, more than 2,000 construction workers are building a $2.1 billion expansion of CF Industries nitrogen complex on the west bank of Ascension Parish.

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Related Topix: CF Industries, Donaldsonville, LA, Leblanc, LA, Amite, LA

WaterWorld

NanoH2O changes name to LG NanoH2O in new acquisition

EL SEGUNDO, CA, Sept. 1, 2014 -- NanoH2O, a manufacturer of efficient and cost-effective reverse osmosis membranes for seawater desalination, has completed the legal filing to officially change its operating name to "LG NanoH2O Inc." The filing follows the company's recent acquisition by Korean chemical giant, LG Chem, Ltd. Founded in 2005, NanoH2O ... (more)

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Related Topix: NanoH2O, El Segundo, CA, LG Chem

Coatings World

Dow Names Jack Broodo Vice President, Investor Relations

The Dow Chemical Company has appointed Jack Broodo, currently president of Dow Chemical Canada ULC and director of feedstocks for the company's North and Latin America regions to vice president of Investor Relations for the company.

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Related Topix: Rubber-Plastics, Manufacturing, Dow Chemical, The Dow Company, Dow AgroSciences

AmericanBankingNews.com

Barclays Reiterates "Underweight" Rating for Computacenter plc

's stock had its "underweight" rating reissued by equities researchers at Barclays in a research report issued on Monday.

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Related Topix: Environmental, Calgon Carbon, CCC Information Services

Sys-Con Media

3M, via Sumitomo 3M Ltd., Completes Acquisition of Sumitomo Electric...

3M is now the sole owner and the business will be known as 3M Japan Ltd. Sumitomo 3M Ltd. was established in 1961 as a joint venture between 3M, Sumitomo Electric Industries Ltd. and NEC Corp. In 2003, 3M acquired NEC's 25 percent stake, which increased 3M's interest to 75 percent.

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Related Topix: Manufacturing, 3M

Sun Aug 31, 2014

The Washington Post

Samsung to Merge Shipbuilding, Engineering Units Amid Revamp

Samsung Group, whose billionaire chairman has been hospitalized since May, will merge its shipbuilding and engineering units as South Korea's largest conglomerate prepares for possible succession.

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Related Topix: Semiconductors, Samsung Group, Electronics, South Korea, World News, Samsung Electronics Co, Business News

KCRG

Companies seek to boost agricultural productivity

Orlan Love/The Gazette The untreated soybean plant on the left is smaller and less vigorous than the one on the right, which has been treated with TagTeam LCO, a seed inoculant that helps plants make better use of phosphate fertilizer.

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Related Topix: Agriculture, Science, Monsanto, Marketing, Entomology, Mitchell County, IA

Toledo Blade

Farms blamed for water pollution

Perhaps former President Theodore Roosevelt said it best when he addressed a Buffalo audience in 1910, most likely in his trademark fist-pounding, cantankerous style.

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Related Topix: Great Lakes Chemical Corporation, Agriculture, Science

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