HOUSTON (ICIS)--Here are the top stories from ICIS News from the week ended 8 January.
Roehm implements sales control on US
Roehm has implemented sales control on its US methyl methacrylate (MMA), according to sources familiar with the company.
Eurostar to boost Ascend's compounds for
electronics - CEO
Ascend Performance Materials’ acquisition of France-based Eurostar Engineering Plastics will enhance its electrical and electronic (E&E) capabilities with a wide range of nylon 6,6, nylon 6, polybutylene terephthalate (PBT) and other products, its CEO said on Tuesday.
Manufacturing group urges vice president to
remove Trump from office
The CEO of the National Association of Manufacturers (NAM) urged the Vice President Mike Pence to use the 25th Amendment of the US Constitution to remove President Donald Trump from office.
Trump supporters storm US Capitol after
Supporters of President Donald Trump stormed the US Capitol on Wednesday following a rally in which the president spoke and urged his supporters to “take back our country”.
Mexico Braskem Idesa partially restarts
Ethylene XXI by buying
Braskem Idesa was able to partially resume polyethylene (PE) production at its Ethylene XXI complex by purchasing electricity, allowing it to circumvent the cut-off of natural-gas supplies by the Mexican government, the joint venture said on Thursday.
Hexion to seek transformational deal and
US-based adhesives, coatings and composites producer Hexion is seeking a transformational deal, along with smaller acquisitions, to boost its specialties component, its CEO said on Friday.