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Critics of Dow herbicide sue U.S. EPA over approval 
Reuters - 3 Hours ago
(Reuters) - A coalition of U.S. farmer and environmental groups filed a lawsuit on Wednesday seeking to overturn regulatory approval granted last week for an herbicide developed by Dow AgroSciences.     Add Comment

UPDATE 1-Critics of Dow herbicide sue U.S. EPA over approval 
Reuters - 4 Hours ago
(Adds Dow comment) By Carey Gillam Oct 22 (Reuters) - A coalition of U.S. farmer and environmental groups filed a lawsuit on Wednesday seeking to overturn regulatory approval granted last week for     Add Comment

Piccadilly potash mine in Penobsquis set to open soon 
CBC Hamilton - 4 Hours ago
The new Piccadilly potash mine in Penobsquis is about to open seven years after being announced and after surviving a slump in the potash market. On Wednesday, several dump trucks could be seen hauling     Add Comment

Lower crude prices won't cut off ethylene margins at the peak, Dow says 
Chemical Week - 4 Hours ago
Regions :: North America :: U.S. The sharp drop in crude oil prices has increased near-term volatility, but will not stop ethylene margins from marching toward a peak over the next two years, Dow Chemical     Add Comment

Coalition of Farmers and Environmental Groups to Challenge EPA Over Herbicide Approval 
Earth Justice - 4 Hours ago
San Francisco, CA — A coalition of farmers and environmental groups filed a lawsuit to sue the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) today on behalf of six Midwest states where a toxic herbicide     Add Comment

Global Flexographic Printing Inks Market to Reach USD 9.32 Bn by 2020: TMR Report 
Special Chem 4 Coatings - 4 Hours ago
SpecialChem - Oct 23, 2014 Transparency Market Research has released a new market report titled "Flexographic Printing Inks Market - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and     Add Comment

Toyo Ink at Tokyo Designers Week'14: to Present Kaleido™ Series of Offset Inks &more 
Special Chem 4 Coatings - 4 Hours ago
SpecialChem - Oct 23, 2014 TOKYO, Japan --Toyo Ink Co., Ltd. has announced that it will be introducing an interactive attraction - "The Whimsical Wall-Sticker World of Toyo Ink and Shintaro Kago"     Add Comment

Do not delay and pay the hard way 
Manufacturing Chemist - 4 Hours ago
Abstract Former AstraZeneca serialisation expert Christoph Krähenbühl demystifies the arguments around compliance with the forthcoming Safety Features regulations in the EU Falsified Medicines Directive,     Add Comment

Cardolite Introduced CNSL-Based Ultra LITE Series for Adhesives at China Adhesive  
SpecialChem - 4 Hours ago
SpecialChem - Oct 23, 2014 Shanghai, China -- On September 24-27th 2014 Cardolite introduced the Ultra LITE Series, a new renewable technology platform that enables very light color cashew nutshell     Add Comment

ICIS Recognizes Clariant’s HGM Concept to Boost Efficiency in Production of CATOFIN®  
Special Chem 4 Polymers - 4 Hours ago
MUNICH, Germany -- Clariant, a world leader in specialty chemicals, has achieved a special mention in the Best Process Innovation category of the ICIS Innovation Awards 2014 for its Heat Generating Material     Add Comment

Arkema to Access 160,000 Ton/Year of Acrylic Acid by Finalizing JV with Jurong Chemical 
SpecialChem - 4 Hours ago
SpecialChem - Oct 23, 2014 Arkema has finalized the first stage of its acrylics assets acquisition project in Taixing, China, and now has access to a modern and competitive 160,000 t/year acrylic
Arkema finalises JV with Jurong Chemical for acrylics Business Standard India
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Time- and Concentration-Dependent Reactivity of Cys, Hcy, and GSH on the Diels–Alder-Grafted  
Journal of Organic Chemistry - 3 Hours ago
Herein we report the synthesis and characterization of 7-oxanorbornadiene (OND)-appended 1,3,5-tris conjugate of calix[6]arene (L2). L2 has been shown to exhibit selective reactivity toward cysteine (Cys)     Add Comment

100 Southern Ghor residents demand jobs at potash company 
Jordan Times - 3 Hours ago
KARAK — Some 100 Southern Ghor residents organised a sit-in on Wednesday in front of the district authority’s building, demanding employment at the Arab Potash Company. They argued that members of the     Add Comment

Ring-Opening 1,3-Dichlorination of Donor–Acceptor Cyclopropanes by Iodobenzene Dichloride 
Organic Letters - 3 Hours ago
Donor–acceptor cyclopropanes are reacted with iodobenzene dichloride to afford ring-opened products bearing chlorine atoms in the 1- and 3-positions, adjacent to the donor and acceptor groups. A variety     Add Comment

Inducamides A–C, Chlorinated Alkaloids from an RNA Polymerase Mutant Strain of Streptomyces  
Organic Letters - 3 Hours ago
Inducamides A–C (1–3), three new chlorinated alkaloids featuring an amide skeleton generated by a tryptophan fragment and a 6-methylsalicylic acid unit, were isolated from a chemically induced mutant     Add Comment

Mild Cu(I)-Catalyzed Cascade Reaction of Cyclic Diaryliodoniums, Sodium Azide, and  
Organic Letters - 3 Hours ago
Linear iodoniums are widely used as arylating reagents. However, cyclic diaryl idodoniums are ignored despite their potential to initiate dual arylations, atom and step economically. In our current work,     Add Comment

Multicomponent Reactions of Phosphines, Diynedioates, and Aryl Aldehydes Generated  
Organic Letters - 3 Hours ago
Multicomponent reactions of phosphines, diynedioates, and aryl aldehydes have been demonstrated, providing trisubstituted furans appending reactive phosphorus ylides, through cumulated trienoates as key     Add Comment

Synthesis and Molecular Properties of Tricyclic Biselenophene-Based Derivatives  
Organic Letters - 3 Hours ago
A new class of biselenophene-based materials including an sp3-silicon-bridged diselenosilole (DSS), an sp3-germanium-bridged diselenogermole (DSG), and an sp3-nitrogen-bridged diselenopyrrole (DSP) as     Add Comment

Expedient Synthesis of Complex ?-Butyrolactones from 5-(1-Arylalkylidene) Meldrum’s  
Organic Letters - 3 Hours ago
The conjugate alkynylation of alkylidene Meldrum’s acids with alkynylalanes and alkynyl Grignards allows for the formation of propargylic all-carbon quaternary stereocenters in high yields. Ag2CO3-catalyzed     Add Comment

PolyOne takes on LED lighting 
Plastics News - 3 Hours ago
Image By: Caroline Seidel PolyOne Corp. General Manager Holger Kronimus with the company's LED lighting structure for commercial vehicles. FRIEDRICHSHAFEN, GERMANY — PolyOne Corp. is making inroads     Add Comment
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Goodyear Experts Suggest Winter Tires to Avoid Slipping, Sliding 
Wards Auto.com - 4 Hours ago
AKRON, Ohio, Oct. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- For many people, the coming winter season means a welcome opportunity to ski, skate, sled and slide. However, Goodyear (NASDAQ: GT) officials recommend those     Add Comment

Lower crude prices won't cut off ethylene margins at the peak, Dow says 
Chemical Week - 4 Hours ago
Regions :: North America :: U.S. The sharp drop in crude oil prices has increased near-term volatility, but will not stop ethylene margins from marching toward a peak over the next two years, Dow Chemical     Add Comment

Cardolite Introduced CNSL-Based Ultra LITE Series for Adhesives at China Adhesive  
SpecialChem - 4 Hours ago
SpecialChem - Oct 23, 2014 Shanghai, China -- On September 24-27th 2014 Cardolite introduced the Ultra LITE Series, a new renewable technology platform that enables very light color cashew nutshell     Add Comment

Synthesis and Molecular Properties of Tricyclic Biselenophene-Based Derivatives  
Organic Letters - 3 Hours ago
A new class of biselenophene-based materials including an sp3-silicon-bridged diselenosilole (DSS), an sp3-germanium-bridged diselenogermole (DSG), and an sp3-nitrogen-bridged diselenopyrrole (DSP) as     Add Comment

PolyOne takes on LED lighting 
Plastics News - 3 Hours ago
Image By: Caroline Seidel PolyOne Corp. General Manager Holger Kronimus with the company's LED lighting structure for commercial vehicles. FRIEDRICHSHAFEN, GERMANY — PolyOne Corp. is making inroads     Add Comment

A. Schulman reports growth in sales and profit 
Plastics News - 3 Hours ago
Related to this story Topics Materials , Materials Suppliers Companies & Associations A. Schulman Inc. Executives with materials maker A. Schulman Inc. have to be smiling after seeing full results     Add Comment

Local Structure and Dynamics of Imidazole Molecules in Proton-Conducting Poly(vinylphosphonic  
Macromolecules - 3 Hours ago
† Department of Chemistry, Graduate School of Natural Science and Technology, Kanazawa University, Kakuma-machi, Kanazawa, Ishikawa 920-1192, Japan‡ CREST, Japan Science and Technology Agency (JST), 4-1-8     Add Comment

Michelin adds two Tweel skid steer tires 
Modern Tire Dealer - 4 Hours ago
Michelin has added a hard surface tread pattern and an all-terrain tread pattern to its Tweel line-up of skid steer airless radial tires. The Michelin Group has added two tread patterns to its Tweel     Add Comment

How to Spark a Revolution in Medical Plastics 
QMED - 4 Hours ago
The medical device industry has been pretty much using the same plastics and polymers for decades: workhorse materials including polyurethanes ; polytetrafluoroethylene , or PTFE (marketed in other fields     Add Comment

UPDATE 1-Michelin cuts sales goal, investment on weaker European outlook 
ACQ Magazine - 4 Hours ago
(Adds company comments, details, background) PARIS Oct 22 (Reuters) – French tyremaker Michelin cut its full-year sales goal and said it would rein in investment after third-quarter sales fell     Add Comment

Dow Chemical profit beats as plastics sales rise 
Reuters - 16 Hours ago
Andrew Liveris, Chairman and CEO of the Dow Chemical Company, participates in a group discussion on ''Business by Design: Business with Integrity'' during the second day of the Clinton Global Initiative     Add Comment

Cooper Tire & Rubber Company to Speak at Gabelli 38th Annual Automotive Aftermarket  
BusinessWeek - 9 Hours ago
FINDLAY, Ohio--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Oct. 22, 2014-- Cooper Tire & Rubber Company (NYSE: CTB) today announced that Chris Ostrander, President, Americas Operations, is scheduled to speak at the Gabelli 38th     Add Comment

Global and Chinese Disposable Plastic Blood Bag Industry Report 2014 
KPHO Phoenix - 10 Hours ago
SOURCE Research and Markets DUBLIN The is a professional and in-depth study on the current state of the global disposable plastic blood bag industry with a focus on the Chinese situation. The report     Add Comment

REFILE-Private equity eyes $13 bln Bayer plastics business - sources 
Reuters Africa - 11 Hours ago
(Changes dateline to Frankfurt) By Arno Schuetze, Freya Berry and Pamela Barbaglia FRANKFURT/LONDON Oct 22 (Reuters) - Private equity firms are circling Bayer's 10 billion-euro ($12.7 billion)     Add Comment

Private equity eyes $13 billion Bayer plastics business: sources 
Reuters - 11 Hours ago
The logo of German drugmaker Bayer is seen in Leverkusen April 26, 2014. Credit: Reuters/Ina Fassbender (Reuters) - Private equity firms are circling Bayer's ( BAYGn.DE ) 10 billion-euro ($12.7     Add Comment

Private equity eyes $13 bln Bayer plastics business - sources 
Reuters Africa - 11 Hours ago
By Arno Schuetze, Freya Berry and Pamela Barbaglia BERLIN/LONDON Oct 22 (Reuters) - Private equity firms are circling Bayer's 10 billion-euro ($12.7 billion) plastics business, hoping to divert
Private equity eyes 10 billion-euro Bayer plastics business - sources Yahoo! Finance
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Vycom Named as Top Three Finalist in 2014 International Association of Plastics  
BusinessWeek - 15 Hours ago
SCRANTON, Pa., Oct. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Vycom, a world leader in PVC and olefin solutions, is among the three finalists in the Corporate Division of the second annual 2014 IAPD Plastics Application     Add Comment

UPDATE 2-Dow Chemical profit beats estimates as plastics margins rise 
Reuters India - 15 Hours ago
6:36pm IST * Adjusted profit $0.72 per share vs est $0.68 * Revenue up 5 pct at $14.41 billion * Shares up 3 pct premarket (Adds background, CEO comments) By Swetha Gopinath Oct 22 (Reuters)
Dow Chemical profit beats estimates as plastics margins rise Sharenet
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Dow Chemical Tops Estimates on Record Plastics Profit 
BusinessWeek - 17 Hours ago
Dow Chemical Co. Profit excluding some items was 72 cents a share, Midland, Michigan-based Dow said today in a statement, exceeding the 67-cent average of 18 estimates compiled by Bloomberg. Revenue     Add Comment

Benu, Saison earn three stars in Michelin's Bay Area rating 
Los Angeles Times - 10/22/2014
The number of three-star restaurants in the San Francisco Bay Area has doubled, as Benu and Saison join long-time favorites French Laundry and the Restaurant at Meadowood at the top of the Michelin guide’s
San Francisco's Saison and Benu earn three Michelin stars Willow Glen Resident
Seeing (Michelin) stars: Saison, Benu earn 3 each San Jose Mercury News
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