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2014-07-15 16:23:55

NORTHFIELD, Ill., July 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Stepan Company (NYSE: SCL), through its subsidiary in Brazil, today reported that it has reached an agreement with Procter & Gamble do Brasil S.A. to acquire their sulfonation production facility in Bahia, Brazil subject to approval by the Brazilian antitrust authorities and by the Industrial Development Superintendence of Bahia State, as well as other customary closing conditions. The facility is located in the northeast region of...

2014-07-09 16:22:33

NORTHFIELD, Ill., July 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Stepan Company (NYSE: SCL) will issue its second quarter earnings results on Wednesday, July 23 at approximately 7:00 a.m. ET (6:00 a.m. CT). Supporting slides will be posted at approximately the same time on the Investor Relations/Presentations page at www.stepan.com. The Company will hold its second quarter conference call to discuss the financial and operational performance highlights on the same day at 8:00 a.m. ET (7:00 a.m. CT)....

2014-05-01 20:21:41

Scott Behrens, VP of Business Management, Named as Successor NORTHFIELD, Ill., May 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- John Venegoni, 55, Vice President & General Manager, Surfactants, announced his intention to retire effective September 5, 2014, after over 30 years of dedicated service to Stepan Company (NYSE: SCL). Scott Behrens, 44, currently the Vice President of Business Management with more than two decades of experience at Stepan, has been chosen to succeed Venegoni. Over the next...

2014-04-14 12:24:18

NORTHFIELD, Ill., April 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Stepan Company (NYSE: SCL), a major manufacturer of specialty and intermediate chemicals used in a broad range of industries, will issue its first quarter earnings report on Tuesday, April 29, 2014 at approximately 8:00 a.m. ET (7:00 a.m. CT), prior to the open of the market. The Company will hold its first quarter earnings conference call to review the financial and operational performance highlights on Wednesday, April 30, 2014, at...

2014-03-24 08:22:22

First product from Stepan and Elevance joint development agreement is now commercially available NORTHFIELD, Ill. and WOODRIDGE, Ill., March 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Stepan Company, one of the leading global surfactant manufacturers, today introduced STEPOSOL® MET-10U, a novel surfactant derived from natural oils that is targeted to displace solvents. This powerful new cleaning solution is the first commercial product launched by Stepan as part of its joint development agreement with...

2014-02-18 08:23:32

NORTHFIELD, Ill., Feb. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Stepan Company (NYSE: SCL) today reported: Fourth Quarter Highlights -- Net Sales were up 11% vs. prior year driven by an 11% increase in volume. Excluding the North American polyester resin acquisition from Bayer MaterialScience, the increases were 8% and 9%, respectively. -- Net Income was $10.7 million vs. $15.4 million in the prior year. -- Net Income excluding deferred compensation and restructuring expense...

2014-02-06 12:24:11

NORTHFIELD, Ill., Feb. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Stepan Company (NYSE: SCL), a major manufacturer of specialty and intermediate chemicals used in a broad range of industries, will issue its fourth quarter and full year 2013 earnings report on Tuesday, February 18, 2014 at approximately 8:00 a.m. ET, prior to the open of the market. The Company will also hold its fourth quarter and full year 2013 earnings conference call to review the financial and operational performance highlights on...


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