IN THIS WEEK
- Hoechst plans acrylics in Thailand, chemicals in China. Alperowicz, Natasha // Chemical Week;4/5/1995, Vol. 156 Issue 13, p37
Focuses on developments at Hoechst AG. Acrylic dispersions investment in Thailand; Remarks by Hoechst board member Horst Waesche on the company's strategy in Asia; Ventures being developed; Acetyls project in China.
- Hoechst exits chemicals through celanese demerger. Young, Ian // Chemical Week;11/25/1998, Vol. 160 Issue 45, p9
Reports that Hoechst will demerge most of its chemical activities. Planned merger with Rhone-Poulence (RP); Comments from company officials; Basis of Celanese's success; Shareholders to be retained by Hoechst.
- Hoechst doubles its outlays in China. Young, Ian // Chemical Week;10/19/1994, Vol. 155 Issue 14, p20
Reports that Hoechst will double its investments in China. Joint venture contracts; Negotiations on Chinese ventures in specialty chemicals, food additives and technical polyester fibers; Coordination of activities in China.
- Hoechst on track in Asia, plans Thai and Malaysian projects. Alperowicz, Natasha // Chemical Week;11/20/1996, Vol. 158 Issue 45, p24
Reports on Hoechst's plan to expand its investments in Asia's chemical industry. Proposal to invest in Thailand for a non-life science business; Venture in polyacetals engineering plastics project in Malaysia; Emphasis on development of personnel and management in China; Joint ventures in China...
- BASF, Hoechst form Targor joint venture. // Plastics News;6/9/1997, Vol. 9 Issue 15, p19
Presents information on a joint venture between BASF AG of Ludwigshafen, Germany and Hoechst AG of Frankfurt, Germany, to make polypropylene at five European plants. Name of the joint venture; 1996 sales of the companies.
- Glyoxal production hits snafu, making a loose market tighter. // Chemical Market Reporter;03/03/97, Vol. 251 Issue 9, p13
Focuses on the impact of prolonged outage at Hoechst AG, one of the world's largest glyoxal producers, on the petrochemical sector's market. Tight supply; Pressure on prices; Skepticism about the reconstruction of the facility; Increased demand; Off-list price increase announced by Freedom...
- What is a `life sciences company'? // Chemical Business;Oct97, Vol. 11 Issue 3, p6
Editorial. Focuses on the trend of chemical companies to shift to becoming life sciences companies. Comments on the loss of industrial chemical companies; List of major chemical companies that have shifted to life sciences; Protest of Hoechst against accusations that it has turned its back on...
- Brussels clears Clariant-Hoechst merger. // Chemical Week;6/18/1997, Vol. 159 Issue 24, p8
Reports on the approval of European Commission on merger of Hoechst's specialty chemical business with Clariant to create a specialty chemicals company. Other remarks of the commission on the merger.
- Hoechst rebuilds bridges. Chynoweth, Emma // Chemical Week;7/6/1994, Vol. 155 Issue 1, p110
Reports on the achievements of Hoechst's neighborhood council covering its Frankfurt and Griesheim sites in Germany. Long-term study on the effects of the leak of ortho-nitroanisol from the Griesheim site; Attendance at meetings open to a wider public; Media's focus on accidents at Hoechst;...