International Scene

January 2006
Chemical Business;Jan2006, Vol. 20 Issue 1, p76
Trade Publication
The article offers news briefs related to the chemical industry as of January 2006. CIBA Specialty Chemicals announced that its business line process and lubricant additives is increasing their prices for selected products in the Asia Pacific region. A number of awards were presented at Frost Sullivan's prestigious 2005 Excellence in Chemicals Awards banquet held in the U.S. Eastman Chemical Company's has been recognized by the American Chemistry Council for implementing energy efficiency improvements at its manufacturing facility in Kingsport, Tennessee. According to a report released by the Energy Information Administration, greenhouse gas emissions in the U.S. increased in 2005. American Vanguard Corporation has announced that its wholly-owned operating subsidiary, AMVAC Chemical Corporation, has acquired a cereal herbicide product line from BASF.


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