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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

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

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

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

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

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

Syngenta declines Monsanto's $45bn acquisition offer

Swiss agrochemicals company Syngenta has rejected a $45bn acquisition offer from US-based Monsanto, claiming that the deal is not in its best interests....

Syngenta declines Monsanto's $45bn acquisition offer

Mexican investigators raid Celanese's Poncitlan chemical plant over environmental breach

Celanese's chemical plant located in Poncitlan, Jalisco, Mexico, has been raided by investigators over environmental breaches....

Mexican investigators raid Celanese's Poncitlan chemical plant over environmental breach

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

Zoltek to double carbon fibres production capacity at Mexican plant

US-based Zoltek, a subsidiary of Toray Industries, is set to double the production capacity for large-tow carbon fibres at its Mexican plant....

Zoltek to double carbon fibres production capacity at Mexican plant

Kao completes construction of new surfactants plant in Shanghai, China

Japanese chemical company Kao has completed construction of a new chemical products plant at Shanghai Fine Chemical Industrial Park in the Jinshan District of Shanghai, China, with an investment...

Kao completes construction of new surfactants plant in Shanghai, China

Evonik opens expanded oil additives plant in Jurong Island, Singapore

German specialty chemicals company Evonik Industries has opened its expanded oil additives plant in Jurong Island, Singapore....

Evonik opens expanded oil additives plant in Jurong Island, Singapore

Airgas opens speciality gas facility in US

Industrial gases supplier Airgas has opened a new speciality gas facility in Tooele, Utah,...

Airgas opens speciality gas facility in US

Dow Chemical gains complete control of Univation Technologies

Dow Chemical has completed the previously announced acquisition of ExxonMobil Chemical’s stake in Univation Technologies, making it the complete owner of the...

Dow Chemical gains complete control of Univation Technologies

Energy Recovery to invest €3.7bn in green ammonia production unit in Belgium

Saudi Arabian company Energy Recovery Systems (ERS) is set to construct a new production unit for green ammonia and green urea (chemical fertiliser) with an investment of €3.7bn at Delwaide dock...

Energy Recovery to invest €3.7bn in green ammonia production unit in Belgium

Dow plans 3% workforce reduction globally to streamline operations

Dow Chemical is set to cut its workforce by 1,500 worldwide in an effort to streamline operations due to the pending separation of a major chunk of its chlorine value chain. ...

Dow plans 3% workforce reduction globally to streamline operations

BASF opens polymerisation plant in Shanghai, China

BASF has inaugurated an Ultramid nylon 6 and 6/6.6 polymerisation plant at the Shanghai Chemical Industry Park near Shanghai in China....

BASF opens polymerisation plant in Shanghai, China

Huntsman awards contract to expand polyetheramine facility in Singapore

US-based Huntsman has awarded a contract to Jacobs Engineering Group to expand the company's polyetheramine facility located in Singapore....

Huntsman awards contract to expand polyetheramine facility in Singapore

Songwon and Qingdao form JV to produce polymer stabilisers in China

Songwon Industrial Group has formed a joint venture (JV) with Qingdao Long Fortune Chemical & Auxiliary (QLF) to manufacture and market polymer stabilisers in China....

Songwon and Qingdao form JV to produce polymer stabilisers in China

AkzoNobel concludes sale of paper chemicals business to Kemira for €153m

Dutch company AkzoNobel has concluded the sale of its global paper chemicals business to Finland-based Kemira for €153m....

AkzoNobel concludes sale of paper chemicals business to Kemira for €153m

ICL to close flame-retardant producing line in Israel plant

ICL Industrial Products (ICL IP), an operating segment of Israel Chemical, is set to close its Israeli flame-retardant production facility....

ICL to close flame-retardant producing line in Israel plant