US petrochemical company Chevron Phillips Chemical and Qatar Petroleum have signed an agreement...
Entegris acquires Hangzhou Anow Microfiltration to expand portfolio
US-based chemicals and advanced materials solutions provider Entegris has acquired Chinese filtration company Hangzhou Anow Microfiltration for a cash consideration of approximately $73m.
Axalta plans to acquire UAE manufacturer Capital Paints
Global liquid and powder coatings company Axalta has reached a definitive agreement to purchase UAE-based Capital Paints.
August’s top news stories
Scientists have created artificial catalysts that release chemicals such as enzymes in living organisms, PolyOne is set to sell its performance products and solutions (PP&S) business for $775m in cash. Chemicals Technology wraps-up the top news stories from August 2019.
Particle Sizing For Drug Development
Pharmaceutical and chemicals companies have to demonstrate that the drug products they are developing are reproducibly effective and efficient, meeting their desired Quality Target Product Profile (QTPP).
Optimising Metal Powders for Application in Additive Manufacturing
Additive manufacturing (AM) processes have undergone a significant transition in recent years from a simple prototyping solution into an innovative, economically expedient method of component production.
Stanford researchers develop artificial catalysts to produce chemicals
Scientists from Stanford University in the US and SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory have created artificial catalysts that release chemicals such as enzymes in living organisms.
July’s top news stories
Chevron Phillips Chemical and Qatar Petroleum have signed an agreement to jointly develop a new petrochemical plant in the US Gulf Coast region, Synthomer has signed a $824m agreement to acquire Omnova Solutions. Chemicals Technology wraps-up the top news stories from July 2019.
KBR to start EPC phase of Methanex’s Geismar 3 methanol project
US-based KBR has received approval to start the engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) phase of the Geismar 3 methanol project.
Short positions on German chemical manufacturers are likely to pay off
Overall, German manufacturing is suffering the consequences of a steep decline in foreign demand. Orders were down 8.6% in May from the same month in 2018.