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The Chemours Company a global chemistry company with leading market positions in Titanium Technologies, Thermal & Specialized Solutions, and Advanced Performance Materials, today announced the appointment of Livingston “Tony” Satterthwaite to its Board of Directors, effective June 12. “I’m pleased to welcome Tony as the newest member of Chemours’ Board of Directors,” said Dawn Farrell, Chair of the Board of Chemours. “Tony brings extensi

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To increase the production capacity of its LithomaxTM photosensitive polymers for photoresists, Mitsubishi Chemical Group (MCG Group), has decided to build a new facility to produce LithomaxTM  for ArF  photoresists and LithomaxTM for EUV photoresists at Mitsubishi Chemical’s Kyushu-Fukuoka Plant in Kitakyushu City, Fukuoka Prefecture, Japan.   Photosensitive polymers are resins that form the main component of the photoresists used in the photolithography pr

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The Sumitomo Chemical Group will participate in the PIAE–International Professional Congress for Plastics in Cars, which is one of the world’s largest conferences for plastics experts in the automotive industry, to be held in Mannheim, Germany, from Wednesday, June 19 to Thursday, June 20, 2024. Sumitomo Chemical Europe, Sumitomo Chemical’s European subsidiary, will be showcasing applications of Sumitomo Chemical’s high-performance engineering plastics targeted at the

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Crystal IS, an Asahi Kasei company, today announced the successful serial production of 100 mm diameter single-crystal aluminum nitride  substrates with 99% usable area, based on current requirements for UVC LEDs, with manufacturing to take place in the United States. The ultra-wide bandgap and high thermal conductivity of AlN help to improve device reliability and performance not only in UVC LEDs but also in next-generation RF and power devices. “The improvement of our l

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LG Chem is initiating the clinical development of next-generation immune checkpoint inhibitors to expand treatment opportunities for patients with solid tumors. On the 11th, LG Chem announced that it had registered a patient for Phase 1 clinical trials in the United States for its first independently developed anticancer drug candidate, LB-LR1109 This candidate is a monoclonal antibody drug that inhibits the LILRB1 mechanism. It prevents the binding of the immune checkpoin

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Mitra Future Technologies, Inc.a leading innovator in Inflation Reduction Act-compliant lithium-ion battery materials, and Sun Chemical, a diverse multinational specialty chemical company and the largest global producer of pigments, announced a joint project to develop the first iron phosphate mass production capability in North America with co-location with Mitra Chem's lithium iron phosphate production. Together Mitra Chem and Sun Chemical will combine their unique and complem

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Koppers Holdings Inc. today announced that the company will host meetings with the investment community as part of its participation in the upcoming Wells Fargo Industrials Conference, which will be held in Chicago, Illinois, on June 12, 2024. Koppers management will be represented by Jimmi Sue Smith, Chief Financial Officer, and Quynh McGuire, Vice President of Investor Relations.  Presentation materials will be available on www.koppers.com in the Investor Relations section of

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Neste, Borealis and Covestro have signed a project agreement to enable the recycling of discarded tires into high-quality plastics for automotive applications. The collaboration aims at driving circularity in plastics value chains and the automotive industry. When no longer fit for use, tires are liquefied by means of chemical recycling and then processed into base chemicals and further into polycarbonates of high purity. These can then be used in various automotive applications, from parts o

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