Category: Manufacturing

(AP) — Chemours has promised to speed up plans to cut industrial chemicals reaching downstream public water utilities in North Carolina on top of paying $13 million in penalties and costs. North Carolina’s environmental agency on Wednesday said Chemours now agrees that within six months it will figure out how much of the chemicals discharged…

(AP) _ Chemours Co. (CC) on Thursday reported fourth-quarter profit of $142 million. On a per-share basis, the Wilmington, Delaware-based company said it had net income of 81 cents. Earnings, adjusted for non-recurring costs, were $1.05 per share. The results matched Wall Street expectations. The average estimate of four analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research…

Solenis, a global producer of specialty chemicals, has announced that it’s signed a long-term agreement with Brandywine Investment Group II, LLC, an affiliate of Delle Donne & Associates, Inc, to lease a 90,000-square-foot office space in the new Avenue North complex in Wilmington. The new space will serve as the company’s global headquarters, replacing its…

(AP) — A state panel reversed itself Monday and ruled that two civic groups can pursue a challenge to a permit allowing a Delaware oil refinery to ship unblended ethanol to other facilities along the East Coast. Members of the Coastal Zone Industrial Control Board voted 4-3 to allow the Delaware Audubon Society and the…

(AP) — A former textile manufacturing executive is accused of bribing an Amtrak employee to secure contracts worth millions for his Delaware employer. Scott Crothers is charged with bribing Timothy Miller with more than $20,000 cash and multiple trips to Rehoboth Beach, the News Journal reports. Miller pleaded guilty last year to his side of…

DuPont Industrial Biosciences officially broke ground today on its new site at the Leiden Bio Science Park in Oegstgeest, the Netherlands. The facility will utilize the tools of modern biotechnology to make industrial processes more efficient and products more sustainable. The bio-based solutions created in Leiden will focus on reducing food waste; reducing the environmental…

Chemours opens new global HQ in renovated DuPont Building

By Roger Morris Special to Delaware Business Times The Chemours Company, a global chemical firm, opened its renovated company headquarters on January 15 within the historic, 106-year-old DuPont Building on Rodney Square in downtown Wilmington — the former headquarters of DuPont, which spun off Chemours in 2015. “This is a place that our team can…