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Praj Industries and IOCL to build new bio-ethanol plants in India

Praj Industries and IOCL to build new bio-ethanol plants in India

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

Sipchem acquires Ikarus’s shares in Acetyl Complex in Saudi Arabia

Saudi International Petrochemical Company (Sipchem) has completed the acquisition of Ikarus Petroleum Industries Company's (Kuwaiti Company) equity interests in the Saudi Arabia-based...

Sipchem acquires Ikarus’s shares in Acetyl Complex in Saudi Arabia

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

Air Products completes ASU project for China’s Shaanxi Future Energy Chemical

Air Products has brought online its four air separation unit (ASU) trains built for Shaanxi Future Energy Chemical in Yulin City, Shaanxi Province,...

Air Products completes ASU project for China’s Shaanxi Future Energy Chemical

Anellotech begins construction for renewable chemical testing and development facility in Texas, US

Anellotech has begun construction of its development and testing facility (TCat-8) in Silsbee, Texas, US, for cost-competitive renewable chemicals from non-food...

Anellotech begins construction for renewable chemical testing and development facility in Texas, US

Idemitsu to increase production capacity for Xarec resin

Japan-based Idemitsu Kosan is all set to increase its production capacity for syndiotactic polystyrene resin (SPS)...

Idemitsu to increase production capacity for Xarec resin

Polyplastics to expand plastics compound plant in Kuantan, Malaysia

Japan-based Polyplastics has announced plans to expand its engineering plastics compound plant in Kuantan, Pahang,...

Polyplastics to expand plastics compound plant in Kuantan, Malaysia

AkzoNobel expands performance coatings business in Vietnam

Dutch paint and coatings group AkzoNobel has announced plans to boost its performance coatings business in...

AkzoNobel expands performance coatings business in Vietnam

Asahi Kasei completes Polypore International acquisition

Japan's diversified chemicals manufacturer Asahi Kasei has completed its previously announced acquisition of Polypore...

Asahi Kasei completes Polypore International acquisition
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