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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

Evonik to enhance production capacity for ROHACELL

Evonik Resource Efficiency is intending to expand the production capacity of performance foams business at its facility in Darmstadt, Germany....

Evonik to enhance production capacity for ROHACELL

ECHA approves Airedale PPA products

ECHA approves Airedale PPA products

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