SIBUR has completed the sale of certain synthetic rubber production facilities and other...
Hillenbrand to sell Cimcool business to DuBois Chemicals
Indiana-based Hillenbrand’s fully owned subsidiary Milacron Holdings has signed an agreement to sell its Cimcool business to DuBois Chemicals for $224m.
Covid-19: Ocean Bio-Chem expands Performacide production
Ocean Bio-Chem has expanded the production capacity of Performacide, due to increase in demand of disinfectants owing to the Covid-19 outbreak.
Covid-19: BASF to produce hand sanitisers at Ludwigshafen facility
German chemical company BASF is set to initiate the production of hand sanitisers at its Ludwigshafen site due to the coronavirus Covid-19 outbreak reducing regular supplies.
January’s top news stories
BPCL awarded a project management consultancy services contract to Fluor for its petrochemicals project in India, and Huntsman closed the sale of its chemical intermediates and surfactant businesses to Indorama Ventures Public Company Limited (IVL) for approximately $2.076bn. Chemicals Technology wraps-up the top news stories from January 2020.
BPCL awards contract for petrochemicals project in India
Bharat Petroleum Corporation Limited (BPCL) has awarded a project management consultancy services contract to Fluor for its petrochemicals project in India.
China set to drive global ethyl acetate capacity additions by 2023
Approximately four planned and announced plants are slated to come online only in Asia by 2023.
China set to drive global acrylic acid capacity additions by 2023
Among regions, Asia leads with the largest capacity additions for both upcoming plants and for the expansion of existing acrylic acid plants by 2023.