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Huntsman to close titanium dioxide facility in France

US-based Huntsman is planning to close its titanium dioxide (TiO2) manufacturing facility in Calais, France, by the third quarter of this...

Huntsman to close titanium dioxide facility in France

BASF to build plastic additives plant in China

BASF is planning to build a new plastic additives plant at its Caojing site in Shanghai, China....

BASF to build plastic additives plant in China

AkzoNobel reviews strategic options to separate specialty chemicals business

AkzoNobel reviews strategic options to separate specialty chemicals business

Nexeo Solutions to acquire Mexico’s Ultra Chem specialty chemicals distribution unit

Nexeo Solutions has entered into an agreement to acquire Mexico-based Ultra Chem’s speciality chemical marketing and distribution business. ...

Nexeo Solutions to acquire Mexico’s Ultra Chem specialty chemicals distribution unit

Solvay's Linne-Herten facility gets EU GMP certificate

Global chemicals company Solvay Peroxides has received EU Good Manufacturing Practice (GMP) certification for its new Linne-Herten facility in the Netherlands, which is engaged in production...

Solvay's Linne-Herten facility gets EU GMP certificate

BASF Catalysts opens new production facility in India

BASF Catalysts opens new production facility in India

Ingleside Ethylene's ethylene cracker in Texas begins operations

Ingleside Ethylene has revealed that its ethylene cracker at OxyChem’s complex has started commercial operations within the stipulated timeframe and budget....

Ingleside Ethylene's ethylene cracker in Texas begins operations

Clariant and CB&I win deal for propane dehydrogenation unit in China

Clariant and CB&I win deal for propane dehydrogenation unit in China

Integral Technologies and Nova Polymers form strategic alliance

Integral Technologies and Nova Polymers form strategic alliance

Chandra Asri to supply resins to Toyota in Indonesia

Indonesia-based PT Chandra Asri Petrochemical is to supply polypropylene impact copolymer resins to PT Toyota Motor Manufacturing, the local unit of Japanese company Toyota (TMMIN)....

Chandra Asri to supply resins to Toyota in Indonesia

One Rock Capital Partners affiliate sells Summit Research Labs to Elementis

One Rock Capital Partners has announced that one of its affiliates has signed a definitive agreement to sell SRLH Holdings (Summit) to...

One Rock Capital Partners affiliate sells Summit Research Labs to Elementis

Gustav Grolman to market BASF’s amine-based curing agents in Europe

BASF has strengthened its collaboration with special chemical product marketer Gustav Grolman for promoting amine-based curing agents that are used for processing of epoxy resins....

Gustav Grolman to market BASF’s amine-based curing agents in Europe

AkzoNobel and Itaconix agree to co-produce bio-based polymers

AkzoNobel and Itaconix agree to co-produce bio-based polymers

NOVA Chemicals polyethylene reactor commences commercial operations

NOVA Chemicals polyethylene reactor commences commercial operations

AkzoNobel opens powder coatings site in China

AkzoNobel opens powder coatings site in China

Clariant and KBR supply catalysts to Indonesian ammonia plants

Specialty chemicals company Clariant is providing total catalyst solutions to two major ammonia production plants in Indonesia in cooperation with licensing partner KBR....

Clariant and KBR supply catalysts to Indonesian ammonia plants

Air Products sells performance materials Division to Evonik for $3.8bn

Global industrial gases company Air Products has completed the sale of its performance materials division (PMD) to speciality chemical manufacturer Evonik Industries for $3.8bn in cash....

Air Products sells performance materials Division to Evonik for $3.8bn

Huntsman completes sale of European surfactants business

Global chemical manufacturer Huntsman Corporation has completed the sale of its European surfactants business to Innospec for $225m....

Huntsman completes sale of European surfactants business

INEOS Styrolution to increase production at Altamira plant

INEOS Styrolution to increase production at Altamira plant

Sumitomo Chemical signs joint-venture agreement with Zeon

Japan-based Sumitomo Chemical has entered into a joint-venture agreement with Tokyo-based Zeon, for creating a joint-venture company between the two companies and integrating their Solution...

Sumitomo Chemical signs joint-venture agreement with Zeon

Evonik to buy Metex technology for fermentative production of methionine

Germany-based specialty chemicals group Evonik Industries has agreed to purchase a technology package from French industrial biochemistry company Metex EXplorer for fermentative production...

Evonik to buy Metex technology for fermentative production of methionine