May 2006
ICIS Chemical Business;5/15/2006, Vol. 1 Issue 19, p42
Trade Publication
The article recalls important events in the chemical industry. ICI is facing the threat of a hostile takeover, following a raid in May 1991 that saw UK conglomerate Hanson pick up 20m of ICI's shares for £240m and lift its stake in the firm to 2.8%. Dow Chemical Japan plans to team up with Japanese partners to produce chemical intermediates such as amines and propylene oxide derivatives.


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