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2010-07-02 07:00:00

NORTHFIELD, Ill., July 2 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Stepan Company (NYSE: SCL) today announced it has acquired the manufacturing assets of Peter Cremer GmbH's 100,000 ton per year methyl ester plant located on Singapore's Jurong Island. "Methyl esters are a core building block of Stepan's surfactant business and the acquisition of this asset on Singapore's Jurong Island provides a great opportunity to reach our global customer base with methyl esters and value added derivatives," stated F....

2008-10-07 18:00:27

ST. LOUIS, Oct. 7 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Sigma-Aldrich is pleased to announce that it has signed an exclusive licensing agreement with the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign allowing Sigma-Aldrich to offer research quantities of powerful new boronic acid surrogates for use in Suzuki-Miyaura coupling to researchers worldwide (http://sigma-aldrich.com/mida). Under the terms of the agreement, Sigma-Aldrich can also satisfy commercial-scale requests for these surrogates from its...


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omphalos
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
'Omphalos' comes from the ancient Greek.
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