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HB Fuller completes $1.575bn purchase of Royal Adhesives & Sealants

US-based adhesives manufacturing company HB Fuller has finalised its acquisition of Royal Adhesives & Sealants from affiliates of American Securities for...

HB Fuller completes $1.575bn purchase of Royal Adhesives & Sealants

AkzoNobel to expand chloromethanes capacity in Germany

AkzoNobel to expand chloromethanes capacity in Germany

Inovyn completes KOH facility in Belgium

UK-based chemical manufacturing company Inovyn has completed construction of its new large-scale potassium hydroxide (KOH) production facility at its Antwerp/Lillo Site in...

Inovyn completes KOH facility in Belgium

Bostik opens new adhesives production facility in India

Bostik opens new adhesives production facility in India

AkzoNobel to double organic peroxides capacity in China

AkzoNobel to double organic peroxides capacity in China

PhosAgro and Ma’aden sign MoU to provide fertilisers to agricultural producers

Russia-based PhosAgro and Saudi Arabian mining company Ma’aden signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) relating to sustainable development of the companies, as well as to boost domestic...

PhosAgro and Ma’aden sign MoU to provide fertilisers to agricultural producers

Solvay expands global production of sulfone polymers in India and US

Solvay expands global production of sulfone polymers in India and US

Specialty chemicals firm Lanxess to end production at Amsterdam site

Lanxess has announced plans to terminate production at its Ankerweg facility in Amsterdam, the Netherlands....

Specialty chemicals firm Lanxess to end production at Amsterdam site

China’s Chengzhi Yongqing to use Honeywell's technology to make plastics

Nanjing Chengzhi Yongqing Energy Technology is set to build its second Methanol-to-Olefins (MTO) process unit in...

China’s Chengzhi Yongqing to use Honeywell's technology to make plastics

Wacker to build new production facilities in South Korean

German chemical company Wacker Chemie is set to invest nearly €60m in its production facility in Ulsan, South Korea....

Wacker to build new production facilities in South Korean

Focus on practical applications stifling innovation, finds survey

Chemistry is not considered as innovative as other sciences such as biology and physics, according to a survey of Elsevier’s...

Focus on practical applications stifling innovation, finds survey

BASF to build speciality amines plant in China

BASF to build speciality amines plant in China

LyondellBasell opens polypropylene compounding plant in Dalian, China

LyondellBasell has started operations at a new 20,000tpa polypropylene (PP) compounding plant in Dalian, China....

LyondellBasell opens polypropylene compounding plant in Dalian, China

Air Products to supply gaseous oxygen to LG Chem in South Korea

US-based company Air Products has received a contract from South Korean chemical firm LG Chem (LGC) to supply oxygen for its new production...

Air Products to supply gaseous oxygen to LG Chem in South Korea

Enviral to use Clariant's sunliquid cellulosic ethanol technology

Enviral to use Clariant's sunliquid cellulosic ethanol technology

Sinar Mas Cepsa opens €300m oleochemicals plant in Indonesia

Sinar Mas Cepsa opens €300m oleochemicals plant in Indonesia

DIC to expand PPS compounds production capacity at Komaki Plant, Japan

DIC to expand PPS compounds production capacity at Komaki Plant, Japan

ZPC chooses Badger’s technology for EB/SM plant in China

Zhejiang Petroleum & Chemical (ZPC) has selected Badger Licensing’s technology for a grassroots ethylbenzene / styrene monomer (EB/SM) plant, which is being built. ...

ZPC chooses Badger’s technology for EB/SM plant in China

Clariant listed in DJSI as sustainable chemical company

Clariant has been recognised in the Dow Jones Sustainability Index (DJSI) 2017 as one of the most sustainable chemical companies for the fifth consecutive year....

Clariant listed in DJSI as sustainable chemical company

Linde wins €1bn contract extension from Total in Germany

Linde wins €1bn contract extension from Total in Germany

Tronox completes sale of Alkali Chemicals for $1.325bn

Tronox has completed the sale of its Alkali Chemicals business to US-based Genesis Energy in a deal worth $1.325bn....

Tronox completes sale of Alkali Chemicals for $1.325bn