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Unfinished Augusta pigment plant will have new owner before completion

...plant being built near Augusta Regional Airport will likely belong to a different company by the time it is finished.Chemical maker Huntsman Corp. announced Tuesday that it will pay $1.1 billion in cash to buy two business units from Rockwood...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2013-09-17/unfinished-augusta-pigment
Stocks sink as DuPont, Xerox, 3M scare investors

...and that demand is weaker than a year ago. Revenue fell from last year's numbers at DuPont, 3M, UPS and Xerox.Chemical maker DuPont said it will have to cut jobs and other expenses to make up for weak demand. 3M, whose products include...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2012-10-23/stocks-sink-dupont-xerox-3
Weak signals on economy send stocks plunging

...reports sent the stock market plunging to its lowest level in a month Wednesday.Companies such as miners, banks and chemical makers, whose fortunes are most closely tied to the prospects for growth, led the market lower. That's a sign investors...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2013-06-05/weak-signals-economy-send-
Olin posts $47.6 million profit

Chemical maker Olin posted higher second quarter profits.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2012-07-24/olin-posts-476-million-pro
U.S. manufacturing still No. 1

...it doesn't mean you necessarily have to hire hundreds of people," says James Vitak, a spokesman for specialty chemical maker Ashland Inc.The industry's fortunes are brightening enough that U.S. factories are finally adding jobs after...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/your-business/2011-01-31/us-manufactu
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IPO comeback in 2009 sets stage for busy 2010

...magnet wire and fine copper for use in electronics. All have at least doubled from their offering price. Specialty chemicals maker Chemspec International Ltd. and clinical stage biotechnology company Omeros Corp. earned the dubious distinction...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2010/01/03/fin_561544.shtml
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Drug maker announces Solvay deal

...YORK - Abbott Laboratories on Monday said it would pay $6.6 billion for the pharmaceutical business of Belgian chemicals maker Solvay in a move to further expand internationally and add to its product portfolio. The deal is the latest in a...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2009/09/29/bus_549850.shtml
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Business briefs

...449. That was better than the state average of 2.9 percent. Huntsman accepts Apollo buyout bid SALT LAKE CITY - Chemicals maker Huntsman Corp. agreed to a $6.5 billion buyout offer from an affiliate of Apollo Management LP on Thursday, terminating...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2007/07/13/bus_135669.shtml
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DuPont cuts jobs in restructuring effort

BALTIMORE - Chemical maker DuPont Co. is cutting 1,500 jobs as it restructures its agriculture and nutrition division, putting the $100 million it expects...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/12/12/bus_108023.shtml
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Expansion at Weylchem is almost done

...said. "Now we're completing the job by making plans to consolidate our research and development." The custom chemical maker plans to house its research team, which will be headed up by Jeffrey Gaynier, at the newly opened Center for Hydrogen...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/06/13/bus_85089.shtml
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