Americas Watch

July 2006
ICIS Chemical Business;7/3/2006, Vol. 1 Issue 26, p14
Trade Publication
The article presents news briefs on the chemical industry in North and South America. Ineos Silicas has sold its North American sodium metasilicate business to U.S.-based PQ Corp and will close its production line in Joliet, Illinois. Pfizer is to sell its consumer healthcare business to Johnson & Johnson. BASF has appointed Wayne Smith as executive vice president of BASF Corp and president of its newly formed global catalyst division.


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