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2012-08-09 18:20:29

TREVOSE, Pa., Aug. 9, 2012 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Global Healthcare Partners LLC ("GHP") and Addison Capital Partners ("ACP"), in partnership with the existing management team, are pleased to announce the completion of the recapitalization of MPD Chemicals ("MPD" or the "Company"). Based in Trevose, PA, MPD manufactures specialty chemicals with expertise in multiple technical areas including complex organic synthesis, unique monomers, polymer development, organosilicone chemistries and...

2012-06-26 10:21:27

BATON ROUGE, La., June 26, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Albemarle Corporation (NYSE: ALB), a global developer, manufacturer and marketer of highly engineered specialty chemicals, announced today that its FDA-registered South Haven, Michigan site has expanded and upgraded its multi-product cGMP active pharmaceutical ingredient (API) manufacturing facility. Production using the new expanded capacity commenced on June 1, 2012. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20111129/MM14279LOGO ) This...

2012-06-07 14:21:18

COLUMBUS, Ohio, June 7, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- GFS Chemicals, Inc., a privately held specialty chemical manufacturer, today announced plans to expand its Columbus facility to manufacture Cerium intermediates to further back integrate its domestic production operations. Cerium has been in short supply due to China's restrictive policy on rare earth mineral exports. GFS Chemicals, which has been making specialty rare earth salts and solutions for 70 years, was impacted by China's...

2012-05-25 10:21:04

BATON ROUGE, La., May 25, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Albemarle Corporation (NYSE: ALB), a global developer, manufacturer and marketer of highly engineered specialty chemicals, announced today that it will increase global prices for all grades of ibuprofen by an estimated 15% effective immediately, or as contracts allow. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20111129/MM14279LOGO ) Albemarle's ibuprofen and other generic active pharmaceutical ingredients (APIs) are part of the company's Fine...

2012-02-22 06:00:00

MINNEAPOLIS, MN, Feb. 22, 2012 /PRNewswire/ - BioAmber Inc. has completed its Series C round of financing with net proceeds of $30 million. The financing was closed in two tranches; a first tranche of $20 million on November 4(th), 2011 with existing investors Naxos Capital, Sofinnova Partners, Mitsui & Co. Ltd. and the Cliffton Group, and a second tranche of $10 million on February 6(th), 2012 with specialty chemicals company LANXESS. All of BioAmber's Series B investors...

2012-02-14 14:27:00

RANCHO CORDOVA, Calif., Feb. 14, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- AMPAC Fine Chemicals LLC (AFC), a wholly owned subsidiary of American Pacific Corporation (Nasdaq: APFC), reports that it has joined Rx-360 as an active member. Rx-360 is a pharmaceutical and biotech industry consortium that was founded by industry leaders to enhance the security of the pharmaceutical supply chain and to assure the quality and authenticity of the products moving through the supply chain. AFC is contributing to the...

2012-01-25 13:46:00

RANCHO CORDOVA, Calif., Jan. 25, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- AMPAC Fine Chemicals LLC (AFC), a wholly owned subsidiary of American Pacific Corporation (Nasdaq: APFC), announced today that is has been granted Registration as a Manufacturer of Controlled Substances from the U.S. Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA). AFC has been involved in the development of Schedule II Controlled Substances since 2008 under a Researcher's License from the DEA. Recent facilities upgrades have expanded AFC's...

2012-01-17 08:00:00

BATON ROUGE, La., Jan. 17, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Albemarle Corporation (NYSE: ALB), a global developer, manufacturer and marketer of highly engineered specialty chemicals, announced today that David DeCuir, Business Director - Custom Services and Director of Fine Chemistry Research & Development (R&D), was elected to a two year term as Board of Governors Vice Chairman of The Society of Chemical Manufacturers and Affiliates (SOCMA). (Logo:...

2011-12-14 15:03:00

LAS VEGAS, Dec. 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- American Pacific Corporation (NASDAQ: APFC) today reported financial results for its fiscal 2011 year and fourth quarter ended September 30, 2011. We provide non-GAAP measures as a supplement to financial results based on GAAP. A reconciliation of the non-GAAP measures to the most directly comparable GAAP measures is included in this release and the accompanying supplemental data. FINANCIAL SUMMARY Year Ended September 30, 2011 Compared to...

2011-09-23 13:33:00

RANCHO CORDOVA, Calif., Sept. 23, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- AMPAC Fine Chemicals LLC (AFC), a wholly-owned subsidiary of American Pacific Corporation (Nasdaq®: APFC), announced that Terence "Terry" Vollrath has joined AFC as Vice President of Operations. "We are very pleased to have an accomplished leader like Terry to assume responsibility for our extensive multi-plant operations," stated, Aslam Malik, President of AFC. Vollrath, a 30-year veteran of the active...