Americas Watch

Gibson, Jane
December 2006
ICIS Chemical Business;12/18/2006, Vol. 1 Issue 47, p14
Trade Publication
The article offers news briefs on the chemical industry in the U.S. Victims of an explosion and fire at Formosa Plastics' chemicals complex in Point Comfort, Texas are suing the company. Rockwood Holdings expects to complete the €425 million sale of its fine chemicals and pharmaceutical services company Groupe Novasep by January 31.


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