• November’s top news stories

    Saudi International Petrochemical Company (Sipchem) affiliate International Methanol Company (IMC) has completed the scheduled periodic turnaround maintenance activities at its methanol plant, and Chimet has partnered with Institut Laue-Langevin (ILL)...

  • October’s top news stories

    BASF was exploring options to divest its construction chemicals business, and the Kolon BASF innoPOM joint venture (JV) began operations at its new $220m polyoxymethylene production plant in South Korea....

  • September’s top news stories

    BASF has unveiled its plans to set up a new concrete additives production facility in Kyiv, Ukraine; and Bayport Polymers has awarded a contract to McDermott International for a new...

  • August’s top news stories

    The European Commission (EC) granted conditional approval to the proposed merger between Linde and Praxair, and Petrobras planned to scrap its plans to divest stakes in Brazilian petrochemical firm Braskem....

  • July’s top news stories

    Advanced materials and speciality chemicals company Solvay started constructing a new manufacturing plant to increase resin mixing capacity; and AkzoNobel Specialty Chemicals started design works for its second expansion phase...

  • June’s top news stories

    Linde Group and specialty chemicals Evonik Industries signed a strategic partnership for using membranes for natural gas processing, and BASF has announced plans to increase its global production capacity to...

  • May’s top news stories

    BASF opened its first construction chemicals manufacturing plant in East Dagon Township, Myanmar; while Specialty chemical manufacturer Lanxess revealed plans to build a facility for prepolymers production at its site...

  • March’s top news stories

    Japanese company Mitsui Chemicals unveiled plans to establish a new facility in the US for the production of a soft resin known as Milastomer thermoplastic olefin elastomer, and Chemetall opened...

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