Solvay begins construction of new Polish silica plant
Belgium-based chemical group Solvay has officially broken ground on its new highly dispersible silica (HDS) facility in Włocławek, Poland.
Oxea commissions new German carboxylic acids plant
Oxea has commissioned its new carboxylic acids manufacturing plant in Oberhausen, Germany, marking the company's fifth unit for carboxylic acids across the globe.
Total approves €1bn to upgrade Belgian refining and petrochemical platform
Total will invest €1bn to upgrade its European refining and petrochemical platform, Antwerp-based production plants, in Belgium, as part of the group's strategy to position its integrated platforms among the most competitive in the industry.
Celanese plans to divest two European production facilities
US-based Celanese Corporation is planning to sell its acetic anhydride facility in Roussillon, France, and its vinyl acetate monomer (VAM) production unit in Tarragona, Spain.