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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

Shell completes sale of chemicals JV to SABIC for $820m

Shell has completed the sale of 50% interest in its petrochemicals joint venture (JV) SADAF located in Al Jubail, Saudi Arabia, to SABIC in a deal valued at...

Shell completes sale of chemicals JV to SABIC for $820m

Tronox to sell Alkali Chemicals business for $1.325bn

Tronox to sell Alkali Chemicals business for $1.325bn

Sumitomo and BASF to develop new fungicide

Sumitomo and BASF to develop new fungicide

EU chemical industry to continue supporting Paris agreement despite US pullout

EU chemical industry to continue supporting Paris agreement despite US pullout

Total opens refurbished Carling Petrochemical Complex in France

Total opens refurbished Carling Petrochemical Complex in France

Elsevier introduces challenges for next-generation of chemists and engineers

Information analytics company Elsevier has launched two game-based learning challenges, the Reaxys ChemSearch Challenge (CSC) and the Engineering Academic Challenge (EAC), to aid development...

Elsevier introduces challenges for next-generation of chemists and engineers

WuXi AppTec’s chemistry ecommerce platform LabNetwork collaborates with Elsevier

China-based WuXi AppTec’s global chemistry ecommerce platform company LabNetwork has entered an new partnership with scientific, technical and medical information products and services...

WuXi AppTec’s chemistry ecommerce platform LabNetwork collaborates with Elsevier

INEOS Styrolution buys K-Resin SBC business

Ineos Styrolution has signed a deal to acquire the global K-Resin styrene-butadiene copolymers (SBC) unit of Chevron Phillips Chemical Company (Chevron Phillips Chemical) and Daelim...

INEOS Styrolution buys K-Resin SBC business

Clariant opens polypropylene catalyst plant in Louisville, US

Specialty chemicals company Clariant has opened its new polypropylene (PP) catalyst production facility at Louisville, Kentucky,...

Clariant opens polypropylene catalyst plant in Louisville, US

Celanese set to buy SO.F.TER Group

Technology and specialty materials company Celanese Corporation has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Italy-based SO.F.TER Group....

Celanese set to buy SO.F.TER Group

Covestro to double polycarbonates production in China

Covestro has revealed plans to double production capacities of high-tech plastic to meet the growing demand of polycarbonates in Asia....

Covestro to double polycarbonates production in China

Praxair starts hydrogen plant for Repson in Peru

Global industrial gas company Praxair has started work on a hydrogen plant for Repsol, a producer of hydrocarbon fuels and petrochemicals....

Praxair starts hydrogen plant for Repson in Peru

Specialty chemicals company Lanxess signs agreement to acquire Chemtura

Specialty chemicals firm Lanxess has signed a definitive agreement to acquire US-based Chemtura Corporation, a provider of flame-retardant and lubricant additives....

Specialty chemicals company Lanxess signs agreement to acquire Chemtura

Celanese begins vinyl acetate ethylene production from Jurong Island, Singapore

US-based Celanese has started production from its new vinyl acetate ethylene (VAE) unit at its facility on Jurong Island,...

Celanese begins vinyl acetate ethylene production from Jurong Island, Singapore

LyondellBasell to open HDPE facility in Texas manufacturing complex

LyondellBasell is to build a new high-density polyethylene (HDPE) facility at its manufacturing complex in La Porte, Texas....

LyondellBasell to open HDPE facility in Texas manufacturing complex

BASF Shanghai Coatings starts building Shanghai automotive coatings plant

BASF Shanghai Coatings has started construction on an automotive coatings plant at its Shanghai Chemical Industry Park in Caojing, China....

BASF Shanghai Coatings starts building Shanghai automotive coatings plant

Ferro completes acquisition of Pinturas Benicarló in Spain

US-based performance materials producer Ferro has completed the acquisition of Spain-based Pinturas...

Ferro completes acquisition of Pinturas Benicarló in Spain

Honeywell to spin off $1.3bn resins and chemicals business

US-based Honeywell has announced plans to spin-off its resins and chemicals business into a standalone company named...

Honeywell to spin off $1.3bn resins and chemicals business

Synthomer acquires Hexion PAC business in US for $226m

Synthomer has acquired the Hexion Performance Adhesives & Coatings (Hexion PAC) business of US-based Hexion in a transaction valued at...

Synthomer acquires Hexion PAC business in US for $226m

A Schulman expands plastics compounding capacity in Germany

US-based high-performance plastic compounds, composites, powders and resins provider A Schulman has expanded its compounding capacity by adding two new production lines at the Kerpen plant in...

A Schulman expands plastics compounding capacity in Germany