All articles by Shalini Nair

  1. BASF to raise Neopor production capacity at two facilities

    BASF has announced plans to increase its global production capacity to 40,000t a year for Neopor, an expandable polystyrene containing…
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    18 Jun
  2. PolyOne buys composites producer PlastiComp

    PolyOne Corporation has acquired PlastiComp, an advanced engineered materials and specialty composites manufacturer. The deal’s financial details have not yet been…
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    4 Jun
  3. Sea-Land and Chevron Phillips expand distribution partnership

    Chevron Phillips Chemical Company has expanded its partnership with distributor Sea-Land Chemical Company for the AlphaPlus brand of normal alpha…
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    25 May
  4. Italmatch Chemicals buys Chinese Jiayou Chemical

    Italmatch Chemicals has acquired Chinese Jiayou Chemical from Ecolab for undisclosed amount. The acquisition of the phosphonate manufacturer will enable…
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    9 Mar
  5. February’s top news stories

    2M gains Franken-Kosmetik-Chemiehandel in Germany 2M Holdings acquired Germany-based specialty chemicals distributor Franken-Kosmetik-Chemiehandel for an undisclosed value. FrankenChemie has its…
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    5 Mar
  6. January’s top news stories

    Nippon Shokubai to expand production capacity of performance chemicals Japanese company Nippon Shokubai is planning to expand the production capacity…
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    7 Feb
  7. Enterprise and Navigator form JV to build ethylene export facility

    US-based midstream energy services provider Enterprise Products Partners and UK liquefied gas supply firm Navigator have formed a 50/50 joint…
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    2 Feb
  8. Solvay to expand Rheinberg facility in Germany

    Belgium-based Solvay is set to invest €6m to expand its sodium bicarbonate production capacity at its Rheinberg site in Germany….
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    31 Jan
  9. Solvay to expand Rheinberg facility in Germany

    Belgium-based Solvay is set to invest €6m to expand its sodium bicarbonate production capacity at its Rheinberg site in Germany….
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    31 Jan
  10. Nippon Shokubai to expand production capacity of performance chemicals

    Japanese company Nippon Shokubai is planning to expand the production capacity of its performance chemicals such as functional monomer VEEA,…
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    29 Jan