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Axalta unveils new method to assess non-crosslinked components in cured coatings

Liquid and powder coatings manufacturer Axalta Coating Systems has developed a new method to assess the presence of non-crosslinked components in cured...

Axalta unveils new method to assess non-crosslinked components in cured coatings

CF Industries to buy part of OCI for $8bn

US-based CF Industries has signed an agreement to buy part of Dutch fertilisers and industrial chemicals producer OCI in a deal valued at $8bn, including $2bn...

CF Industries to buy part of OCI for $8bn

Employee unions ask DuPont to address safety problems

United Steelworkers (USW) and the International Chemical Workers Union Council (ICWUC) have released an open letter asking DuPont to address recent serious safety concerns....

Employee unions ask DuPont to address safety problems

Explosion at Huntsman's pigment facility in Germany injures 15 people

A Nitrogen tank explosion, which occurred at Huntsman's white pigment facility in Uerdingen, Germany, has injured 15...

Explosion at Huntsman's pigment facility in Germany injures 15 people

FMC to set up research facility in Denmark

US chemical company FMC has announced plans to establish a regional headquarters and research facility in Hørsholm, a suburb of Copenhagen,...

FMC to set up research facility in Denmark

Rayonier to invest $25m to realign asset base

Rayonier Advanced Materials is set to reconfigure its asset base with an investment of...

Rayonier to invest $25m to realign asset base

Technip wins contract to upgrade ammonia plant in Vietnam

PetroVietnam Fertilizer and Chemicals has awarded an engineering, procurement, construction and commissioning contract to Technip for the revamp of an ammonia plant in...

Technip wins contract to upgrade ammonia plant in Vietnam

BASF breaks ground on new chemical catalysts production facility in China

BASF has broken ground on a new chemical catalysts production facility in China, which will produce base metal catalysts, custom catalysts as well as...

BASF breaks ground on new chemical catalysts production facility in China

Praxair to supply gaseous nitrogen to UPL’s facility in Gujarat, India

Industrial gases company Praxair will supply gaseous nitrogen to India-based United Phosphorus' (UPL) manufacturing unit located in central Gujarat state, as part of an agreement...

Praxair to supply gaseous nitrogen to UPL’s facility in Gujarat, India

BASF looking for a bid to takeover Swiss company Syngenta

BASF is reportedly contemplating a takeover offer from Swiss agrochemicals manufacturer Syngenta after the latter rejected a $45bn offer from the US-based...

BASF looking for a bid to takeover Swiss company Syngenta

Bayer add GRDC join hands for herbicide research project

Bayer CropScience and the Grains Research & Development (GRDC) have agreed to form a partnership to discover and develop new weed management solutions for Australian growers....

Bayer add GRDC join hands for herbicide research project

Cepsa concludes sale of Montreal PTA plant to Indorama

Spanish petrochemical company Cepsa has completed the previously announced sale of its purified terephtalic acid (PTA) industrial plant in Montreal, Canada to Thai company...

Cepsa concludes sale of Montreal PTA plant to Indorama

Ammonia gas leak at Agrium’s Texas chemical plant injures 13 workers

Agrium has reported that an ammonia gas leak at the company's chemical plant in Borger has injured 13...

Ammonia gas leak at Agrium’s Texas chemical plant injures 13 workers

Tosoh to promote and sell Chemtura's flame retardant product to Japanese customers

Chemtura and Tosoh have signed a letter of intent, under which Tosoh will promote and sell Chemtura's Emerald Innovation 1000 flame retardant product to customers in...

Tosoh to promote and sell Chemtura's flame retardant product to Japanese customers

Indorama completes stake acquisition in Thai’s Bangkok Polyester

Petrochemicals producer Indorama Ventures has completed its previously announced acquisition of 94.91% stake in Thailand's Bangkok Polyester, a part of the Bangkok Cable group....

Indorama completes stake acquisition in Thai’s Bangkok Polyester

Jacobs to provide EPCM services for Sadara’s $20bn chemical complex in Saudi Arabia

Sadara Chemical Company has awarded a contract to Jacobs Engineering Group to provide engineering, procurement and construction management (EPCM) services for its $20bn chemical complex in...

Jacobs to provide EPCM services for Sadara’s $20bn chemical complex in Saudi Arabia

Hexion and Shchekinoazot open second resin reactor in Tula, Russia

US-based Hexion and Russian industrial chemicals producer OAO Shchekinoazot have jointly announced the opening of a second resin reactor as part of their joint venture (JV) manufacturing...

Hexion and Shchekinoazot open second resin reactor in Tula, Russia

Global petrochemicals prices rise 10% in April, says Platts

Global Petrochemical prices increased by 10% month over month in April and is first double digit increase since February 2012, according to the new monthly Platts Global Petrochemical Index (PGPI). ...

Global petrochemicals prices rise 10% in April, says Platts

IMCD agrees to acquire 80% of US specialty chemicals company MF Cachat

IMCD has agreed to acquire 80% of the US-based specialty chemicals distributor MF Cachat, including 100% of MJS Sales subsidiary....

IMCD agrees to acquire 80% of US specialty chemicals company MF Cachat

BASF to buy new technology from Lanxess to produce polyisobutene

BASF is set to acquire polyisobutene business comprising intellectual property from German chemical company Lanxess for a new technology to produce high-molecular weight polyisobutene (HM PIB)...

BASF to buy new technology from Lanxess to produce polyisobutene

Victrex commissions first production at £90m PAEK plant in UK

Victrex has commissioned the first production stream at its £90m third polyaryletherketone (PAEK) manufacturing plant in the UK....

Victrex commissions first production at £90m PAEK plant in UK