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AkzoNobel and Atul to establish monochloro acetic acid JV in India
29 April, 2016
Dutch firm AkzoNobel and India-based Atul, a Lalbhai Group company, have signed an agreement to establish a manufacturing joint venture (JV) for production of monochloro acetic acid (MCA), a...
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Umicore to invest €160m to expand capacity of NMC cathode materials Wednesday, April 27, 2016 Belgian materials technology firm Umicore is planning to expand its production capacity for nickel manganese cobalt (NMC) cathode materials in China and South...

Grace agrees to buy BASF polyolefin catalysts business Monday, April 25, 2016 US-based W.R. Grace has entered an agreement to acquire the polyolefin catalysts business of German chemical group BASF for an undisclosed amount....

Valtris completes acquisition of Akcros Chemicals Friday, April 22, 2016 Valtris Specialty Chemicals has completed the acquisition of Akcros Holdings (Akcros), a provider of specialty chemicals used as additives in production and processing of polymers, paint,...

Solenis agrees to buy two Dutch specialty chemical firms Wednesday, April 20, 2016 Solenis has signed an agreement to acquire shares in two Netherlands-based companies Lostris International and Wester Blend, which are focused on supplying specialty chemicals to the pulp...

Praxair gets Canadian approval for sale of Noxivent nitric oxide Monday, April 18, 2016 Praxair Canada has secured approval for the sale of its Noxivent brand of inhaled nitric oxide....

Huron's Valentus Specialty Chemicals acquires Precision Technology Friday, April 15, 2016 US-based Huron Capital Partners' Valentus Specialty Chemicals (Valentus) has acquired the floor finishes business of Tennessee-based Precision Technology (Precision)....

Praxair to install Optimelt and oxygen supply systems for glassmaker Libbey Wednesday, April 13, 2016 US-based industrial gas producer Praxair has secured a contract from glassware and tableware manufacturer Libbey to supply its Optimelt thermochemical regenerator (TCR)...

Yara International to double Rio Grande fertiliser plant capacity in Brazil Monday, April 11, 2016 Norwegian chemical firm Yara International is planning to invest $275m to expand and modernise its Rio Grande fertiliser plant in Brazil....

Linde starts construction of new liquid producing air separation unit in Bangladesh Friday, April 08, 2016 Linde Group’s Gases Division member Linde Bangladesh has started construction of its new air separation unit (ASU) in Rupganj. ...

KMG Chemicals acquires Nagase FineChem Wednesday, April 06, 2016 US-based specialty chemicals firm KMG has acquired Singapore-based manufacturer of electronic chemicals, Nagase FineChem...

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BioAmber Secures C$10m Loan from BDC for Sarnia Plant Wednesday, April 27, 2016 by BioAmber BioAmber, a leader in renewable materials, today announced that its Canadian subsidiary BioAmber Sarnia, a joint venture with Mitsui & Co., has secured a C$10m loan from BDC Capital (BDCC),...

MIC Welcomes Chemours as Newest MIC Customer Thursday, April 21, 2016 by MIC Customs Solutions MIC Customs Solutions is pleased to announce that Chemours has signed a new deal, making them the newest client in MIC's customer...

Italvacuum to Attend at POWTECH 2016 Tuesday, April 19, 2016 by Italvacuum Italvacuum, international manufacturer of vacuum dryers and vacuum pumps for the chemical, pharmaceutical and cosmetics industry, is going to participate at POWTECH 2016 trade fair for...

Preview of Verderflex Vantage 5000 - The Next Generation Peristaltic Cased Pump with Intuitive Touch-Screen Technology Monday, April 18, 2016 by Verderflex The new Verderflex Vantage 5000 is a highly advanced next generation peristaltic pump system with touchscreen technology and intuitive operating system....

Italvacuum to Participate at SINOPHEX 2016 Monday, April 04, 2016 by Italvacuum Italvacuum, international manufacturer of vacuum dryers and vacuum pumps for the chemical, pharmaceutical and cosmetics industry, is going to participate at SINOPHEX...

BioAmber Announces Year End Operational and Financial Results for 2015 Friday, April 01, 2016 by BioAmber BioAmber, a leader in renewable materials, announced operational and financial results for the three months and year ended 31 December 2015....

ICIS Publishes Special Supplement on BioAmber Thursday, March 10, 2016 by BioAmber Examines successful commercialisation, critical partnering, succinic platform attractiveness and product mix...

BlueCielo Launches Meridian360 Monday, March 07, 2016 by BlueCielo Meridian360 Portal is the only cloud-based portal for collaboration with contractors without direct access to internal master data and...

Meridian 2016 Now Available Friday, March 04, 2016 by BlueCielo The new engineering software suite to maximize profitability and simplify collaboration in the cloud is now available: BlueCielo Meridian...

NanoChOp Project Highlights Value of NanoSight for Monitoring Nanoparticle Characteristics in Biological Systems Friday, March 04, 2016 by Malvern Instruments Researchers working on the European Metrology Research Project NanoChOp (chemical and optical characterization of nanomaterials in biological systems), funded by EURAMET, have concluded that...

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