Chemicals

Sealed Air Announces Upcoming Events with the Financial Community

Friday, February 21, 2020 - 9:30pm

Interested parties can view the event on Sealed Airs Investors homepage at www.sealedair.com/investors .

Key Points: 
  • Interested parties can view the event on Sealed Airs Investors homepage at www.sealedair.com/investors .
  • Sealed Air is in business to protect, to solve critical packaging challenges and to leave our world better than we found it.
  • Our portfolio of leading packaging solutions includes CRYOVAC brand food packaging, SEALED AIR brand protective packaging and BUBBLE WRAP brand packaging, which collectively enable a safer, more efficient food supply chain and protect valuable goods shipped around the world.
  • Sealed Air generated $4.8 billion in sales in 2019 and has approximately 16,500 employees who serve customers in 124 countries.

Mueller Industries, Inc. Declares Cash Dividend for First Quarter

Friday, February 21, 2020 - 8:16pm

Mueller Industries, Inc. (NYSE: MLI) announced today that its Board of Directors has declared a regular quarterly cash dividend on its common stock of 10 cents per share.

Key Points: 
  • Mueller Industries, Inc. (NYSE: MLI) announced today that its Board of Directors has declared a regular quarterly cash dividend on its common stock of 10 cents per share.
  • The dividend will be payable April 3, 2020 to shareholders of record on March 20, 2020.
  • Mueller Industries, Inc. is an industrial manufacturer that specializes in copper and copper alloy manufacturing while also producing goods made from aluminum, steel, and plastics.
  • The words "outlook," "estimate," "project," "intend," "expect," "believe," "target," "encourage," "anticipate," "appear," and similar expressions are intended to identify forward-looking statements.

DXP Enterprises Elects Joseph R. Mannes to Board of Directors; Cletus Davis to Retire From Board in June

Friday, February 21, 2020 - 8:00pm

The company also announced today that after reviewing multiple candidates, its board of directors has elected Joseph Mannes, 61, a director of the company, effective tomorrow.

Key Points: 
  • The company also announced today that after reviewing multiple candidates, its board of directors has elected Joseph Mannes, 61, a director of the company, effective tomorrow.
  • Davis contributions to DXP have been numerous, having served as an advisor and board member of DXP and its predecessor company Southern Engine and Pump Company.
  • Davis joined DXP before it was a publicly traded entity and served as a consistent voice, advisor and confidant to DXPs chief executive officer, David Little.
  • It has been my privilege to work with Cowboy over the past 25 years, said David Little, DXP chief executive officer.

TerreMax Announces New Product Series Including Ball Valve With Camlock Coupler, 90 Degree Sweep, And Manifold Flange Gaskets

Friday, February 21, 2020 - 5:40pm

TerreMax , a division of Green Leaf, Incorporated, announces a new lineup of products for the agricultural industry including Ball Valve With Camlock Coupler series, 90 Degree Sweep Series which includes Camlock Sweeps and Hose Barb Sweeps , and Manifold Flange Gasket Series.

Key Points: 
  • TerreMax , a division of Green Leaf, Incorporated, announces a new lineup of products for the agricultural industry including Ball Valve With Camlock Coupler series, 90 Degree Sweep Series which includes Camlock Sweeps and Hose Barb Sweeps , and Manifold Flange Gasket Series.
  • Each new product series offers a variety of benefits Manufactured Exclusively by TerreMax:
    90 Degree Sweep Series - The NEW 90 degree sweep fittings offer improved flow.
  • With models including camlock coupling to NPT, hose barb with male NPT and manifold flange, the hose barb series is available in sizes ranging from 3/4 to 3, the manifold flange series is available in sizes ranging from 1 to 3, and the camlock coupling series ranges in sizes from 2 to 3.
  • Manifold Flange Gasket Series - This NEW manifold flange gasket offers an exclusive design used to improve assembly.

India Specialty Chemicals Market Expected to Generate a Value of INR 4,527.36 Billion by 2024 - ResearchAndMarkets.com

Friday, February 21, 2020 - 5:19pm

Over the past few years, the specialty chemicals market in India has been flourishing, owing to the rise in demand from various end-user industries.

Key Points: 
  • Over the past few years, the specialty chemicals market in India has been flourishing, owing to the rise in demand from various end-user industries.
  • The specialty chemicals market in India was valued at INR 2,356.92 Bn in FY 2018 and is expected to reach INR 4,527.36 Bn by FY 2024, expanding at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of ~11.9% during the FY 2019-FY 2024 period.
  • Unlike basic chemicals, the price of specialty chemicals is determined depending on their unique features and utilities rather than composition.
  • Key deterrents to the growth of the market:
    The specialty chemicals market in India is operated mostly by small-scale firms that cannot compete with large firms functioning in the global market.

Asia Pacific Carbon Fiber Market to 2027 - Drivers, Restraints, Opportunities & Trends - ResearchAndMarkets.com

Friday, February 21, 2020 - 3:23pm

The "Asia Pacific Carbon Fiber Market to 2027 - Regional Analysis and Forecasts By Precursor; Form; End Use Industry, and Countries" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering.

Key Points: 
  • The "Asia Pacific Carbon Fiber Market to 2027 - Regional Analysis and Forecasts By Precursor; Form; End Use Industry, and Countries" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering.
  • The PAN-based APAC carbon fiber market is estimated to hold a dominant share in the market.
  • Polyacrylonitrile (PAN) contains ~68% of carbon and is one of the most widely used precursors in carbon fiber manufacturing.
  • The key findings and recommendations highlight crucial progressive industry trends in the Asia Pacific carbon fiber market, thereby allowing players to develop effective long term strategies.

India PVC Pipes Market Expected to Grow with a CAGR of 4.5% During the Forecast Period, 2018-2027 - ResearchAndMarkets.com

Friday, February 21, 2020 - 2:47pm

The "India PVC Pipes Market to 2027 - Country Analysis and Forecasts by Type; Material; Application" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering.

Key Points: 
  • The "India PVC Pipes Market to 2027 - Country Analysis and Forecasts by Type; Material; Application" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering.
  • India PVC pipes market was valued at US$ 3,539.0 Mn in 2018 and is projected to be worth US$ 5,209.4 Mn by 2027; it is expected to grow at a CAGR of 4.5% during the forecast period.
  • The rising demand for PVC pipes from agriculture, automotive, building and construction, electrical, and other end-use industries is expected to propel the growth of India PVC pipes market.
  • The overall India PVC pipes market size has been derived using both primary and secondary sources.

Oulook on the Global Thermal Ceramics Market (2018 to 2024) - Analysis of Drivers, Restraints and Opportunities - ResearchAndMarkets.com

Friday, February 21, 2020 - 2:11pm

In 2018, Asia-Pacific held the largest share of the thermal ceramics market in terms of both value and volume.

Key Points: 
  • In 2018, Asia-Pacific held the largest share of the thermal ceramics market in terms of both value and volume.
  • Dominance of the Asia-Pacific region in the thermal ceramics market is attributed to factors such as widespread use of thermal ceramics in the metal processing industry, growing usage of thermal ceramics in the chemicals and manufacturing sectors, especially in China, and growing usage of thermal ceramics in power generation sector in South Asia.
  • China is the largest market for thermal ceramics in Asia-Pacific.
  • This study includes a discussion of current and upcoming trends of thermal ceramics.

Piper Sandler Enters Definitive Agreement to Acquire Global Chemicals Investment Bank, The Valence Group

Friday, February 21, 2020 - 1:00pm

Piper Sandler Companies (NYSE: PIPR), a leading investment bank, today announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire The Valence Group.

Key Points: 
  • Piper Sandler Companies (NYSE: PIPR), a leading investment bank, today announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire The Valence Group.
  • The Valence Group is an innovative, entrepreneur-led global investment bank that offers M&A advisory services to companies and financial sponsors with deep expertise in chemicals, materials and related sectors.
  • The Valence Group will form Piper Sandlers new chemicals group, adding yet another industry-leading advisory practice to the Piper Sandler platform.
  • Following the acquisition, Peter Hall will be named head of European investment banking and will lead Piper Sandlers expansion of investment banking in Europe.

Cooper Tire Unveils High Traction WORK Series™ AWD Tire for Regional Deliveries

Friday, February 21, 2020 - 1:15pm

For fleets requiring extra grip and traction, Cooper Tire has introduced its WORK Series All Weather Drive (AWD) tire for regional fleets.

Key Points: 
  • For fleets requiring extra grip and traction, Cooper Tire has introduced its WORK Series All Weather Drive (AWD) tire for regional fleets.
  • View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20200221005035/en/
    The new Cooper WORK Series All Weather Drive tire for regional fleets is the first commercial tire to feature Coopers Snow Groove Technology.
  • (Photo: Business Wire)
    The Cooper WORK SeriesTM AWD has an open shoulder design with tightly packed center tread blocks that are highly siped.
  • Built around a four steel-belt casing, the Cooper WORK SeriesTM AWD tire is highly retreadable and features an industry-leading full replacement value warranty for the first 50 percent of treadwear.