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Big firms brace for global carbon price rollout -report

An increasing number of big corporations expect governments worldwide to put a price on carbon dioxide emissions to help tackle climate change and some are already factoring in the cost to guide future investment decisions, a report found on Monday. Some 150 large listed companies - including 29 in the United States such as Dow Chemical Company, banking group Goldman Sachs and oil firm ExxonMobil - now incorporate an internal carbon price ranging from $6-80 per tonne, according to a report by CDP, which gathers environmental information from companies worldwide on behalf of investors.

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Related Topix: Manufacturing, Dow Chemical, Chemicals, Goldman Sachs, Financial Services, Investment Services, Cohen Group, Consulting

Sat Sep 13, 2014

The Advocate

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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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Related Topix: Baton Rouge, LA, Manufacturing, Dow Chemical, BASF Corp, Chemicals

AmericanBankingNews.com

Raven Industries Hits New 1-Year Low at $25.81

Raven Industries 's share price hit a new 52-week low during mid-day trading on Friday , Analyst Ratings Net reports. The company traded as low as $25.81 and last traded at $26.08, with a volume of 67,132 shares traded.

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Related Topix: Manufacturing, Industrial Machines, Raven Industries

Seeking Alpha

Eastman Chemical - Fair Deal, Leverage Concerns Outweigh In The Short Run

Eastman Chemical announced a rather sizable acquisition during Thursday's trading session after acquiring Taminco, a specialty chemical business. The deal underlies the strategic focus on specialty chemicals and seems okay from that point of view.

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Related Topix: Chemicals, Eastman Chemical

GlobeNewswire

Taminco Investor Alert - Andrews & Springer LLC is Seeking More Cash...

Andrews & Springer LLC , a boutique securities class action law firm focused on representing shareholders nationwide, is investigating potential breach of fiduciary duty claims against the Board of Directors of Taminco Corporation relating to the sale of the Company to Eastman Chemical Company . On September 11, 2014, the two companies announced the signing of a definitive merger agreement pursuant to which Eastman will acquire TAM in a merger in a deal worth $2.8 billion.

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Related Topix: Chemicals, Eastman Chemical, Social Software

Customer Interaction Solutions

Law Firm Kirby McInerney LLP Investigating Potential Claims on Behalf ...

Kirby McInerney LLP is investigating potential claims against Taminco Corporation concerning the proposed acquisition of the Company by Eastman Chemical Company . Under the terms of the definitive agreement, Taminco stockholders will receive $26.00 in cash for each share of Taminco common stock they own, valuing the transaction at approximately $2.8 billion.

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Related Topix: TAM S.A., Airlines, Chemicals, Eastman Chemical

Fri Sep 12, 2014

CFO

s on the Move: Week Ending Sept. 12

One of the 25 largest companies in the United States with more than $100 billion in annual revenue, Cardinal Health has promoted 25-year company veteran Michael Kaufmann to the top finance seat, effective Nov. 11. He will replace Jeffrey Henderson, 49, who will be retiring next August. Kaufmann has been CEO of Cardinal's pharmaceutical segment since 2009.

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Related Topix: Biotech, Medicine, Pharmaceuticals, Healthcare Industry, Cardinal Health, Manufacturing, Dow Chemical, Chemicals, New York

AmericanBankingNews.com

Stock Traders Buy Large Volume of Call Options on The Dow Chemical Company

Shares of The Dow Chemical Company were the target of unusually large options trading on Friday. Stock traders acquired 15,929 call options on the company, Stock Ratings Network reports.

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Related Topix: Manufacturing, Dow Chemical, Chemicals, The Dow Company, Dow AgroSciences

Plastics News

Number of women execs in plastics gradually increasing

There are a lot of numbers that might jump out at you when first going over the numbers for this year's Plastics News ranking of the industry's top-earning executives in North America. "Eight" probably isn't one of the first.

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Related Topix: CPU, Science / Technology, Tredegar Corporation

Examiner.com

Slimming down Sancho at SMT

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Related Topix: Industrial Machines, Quixote, Theater, Arts, Musical Theater

Seeking Alpha

Cramer's Mad Money - 2 Biotech Takeover Targets

Big pharma companies are starved for growth, and are likely to make acquisitions to expand their pipelines. Cramer discussed small biotechs that could be takeover candidates.

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Related Topix: Recreation, Vail Resorts, Chemicals, Eastman Chemical, Financial Services, Alliance Data Systems, Computers, Banking, Bank of America, Arrowhead Research, Ferguson, MO

AmericanBankingNews.com

Cooper Tire & Rubber Co Target of Unusually High Options Trading

Cooper Tire & Rubber Co was the recipient of unusually large options trading on Thursday. Traders acquired 5,615 put options on the stock, Stock Ratings News reports.

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Related Topix: Manufacturing, Industrial Machines, Cooper Tire and Rubber

Thu Sep 11, 2014

Forbes.com

Ford Motor Now #67 Largest Company, Surpassing Dow Chemical

We work to find the most relevant and interesting articles about yield stocks to share with Forbes readers. The site is a one-stop source for aggregated data on dividend stocks, including features such as a dividend stock screener, a live dividend feed, an ex-div calendar, and a dividend calculator.

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Related Topix: Chemicals, Manufacturing, Automakers, Dow Chemical, Ford Motor, Financial Markets

GlobeNewswire

Robbins Arroyo LLP: Acquisition of Taminco Corporation by Eastman...

SAN DIEGO & ALLENTOWN, Pa., Sept. 11, 2014 -- Shareholder rights attorneys at Robbins Arroyo LLP are investigating the proposed acquisition of Taminco Corporation by Eastman Chemical Company.

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Related Topix: Allentown, PA, Chemicals, Eastman Chemical

CBS Local

William Penn Foundation Donates $25 Million to Free Library of Philadelphia

There was a standing ovation and lots of smiles from library, civic, and community leaders gathered in the library's Skyline Room at the main branch as Janet Haas of the William Penn Foundation delivered the news: Siobhan Reardon, president and director of the Free Library of Philadelphia, says the gift, to be paid over three years, is monumental. "This is gigantic," she said today.

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Related Topix: Philadelphia, PA, Manufacturing, Rohm and Haas, Chemicals

WJRT

The Zacks Analyst Blog Highlights: General Motors, Cooper Tire &...

Every day the Zacks Equity Research analysts discuss the latest news and events impacting stocks and the financial markets. Stocks recently featured in the blog include the General Motors , Cooper Tire & Rubber Co.

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Related Topix: Manufacturing, Industrial Machines, Cooper Tire and Rubber, Automakers, General Motors, Financial Markets, Mcdonalds, Restaurant Management, Auto Dealers

Park Record

Eastman Chemical buying Taminco for about $1.73B

Eastman Chemical will pay $26 per share, a 9 percent premium to Taminco Corp.'s Wednesday closing price of $23.88. Both companies' boards have approved the deal, which is expected to close in the fourth quarter.

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Related Topix: Chemicals, Eastman Chemical, Allentown, PA, Drugs, Park City, UT

Washington Examiner

Albemarle purchase of Rockwood moves forward

The federally mandated antitrust review waiting period for Albemarle Corp.'s $6.2 billion acquisition of Rockwood Holdings Inc. has passed. Albemarle President and Chief Executive Office Luke Kissam tells The Advocate this is another important step towards completion of the transaction with Rockwood to create a premier specialty chemicals company.

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Related Topix: ROC Taiwan Fund, Financial Services, Manufacturing, Albemarle, Chemicals

Tire Business

M.Thompson expands ET drag tire line

Mickey Thompson Performance Tires & Wheels has expanded its ET Drag tire line with the addition of size 31.25/12.2-15W, #3073ST. Engineered with the M5 compound, the new size addition has a stiffer sidewall for higher horsepower and stick shift applications, according to the company, a unit of Cooper Tire & Rubber Co.

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Related Topix: Manufacturing, Industrial Machines, Cooper Tire and Rubber

Sys-Con Media

Dow Chemical Shares Success Story of Manufacturing Intelligence...

Mr. Colegrove's presentation will focus on the platform behind Dow's Enterprise Manufacturing Intelligence initiative, and the visioning process that led to the initial steps of implementation. He will discuss the collective use of Dow's manufacturing systems to support both manufacturing and business-related decisions, a direct result of deploying NWA's Focus EMIA .

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Related Topix: Manufacturing, Dow Chemical, Chemicals, The Dow Company, World News, China, Marketing

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