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Germany's Lanxess acquires Chemtura for €2.4bn

Germany's Lanxess acquires Chemtura for €2.4bn

Mitsui's commences electrolyte solution production at Nagoya Works facilities

Mitsui's commences electrolyte solution production at Nagoya Works facilities

Houghton International to merge with Quaker Chemical

Gulf Oil International subsidiary Houghton International has entered a definitive agreement to merge with Quaker Chemical to create a combined company in the process fluids and speciality...

Houghton International to merge with Quaker Chemical

Clariant opens bleaching earth production facility in Indonesia

Specialty chemicals manufacturer Clariant has opened a new bleaching earth production facility for its Business Unit Functional Minerals in Gresik, near Surabaya, Indonesia....

Clariant opens bleaching earth production facility in Indonesia

AkzoNobel, AB, and EY launch online tool to track bio-based materials

AkzoNobel, Advanced Biochemical (Thailand) (ABT) and EY have launched a new online tool as a pilot project aimed at using e-certification to track bio-based content along the value chain. ...

AkzoNobel, AB, and EY launch online tool to track bio-based materials

LANXESS to increase global iron oxide pigment capacity

LANXESS to increase global iron oxide pigment capacity

Stahl Group to acquire BASF Leather Chemicals business

Stahl Group to acquire BASF Leather Chemicals business

Alliance Bio-Products files 506(c) to get funds for ethanol plant

Alliance Bio-Products has submitted Regulation D (506(c)) offering to the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) to secure funding from investors to purchase a bioethanol plant in...

Alliance Bio-Products files 506(c) to get funds for ethanol plant

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