German chemical company Linde has announced its proposed $83bn merger with Praxair has...
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. Chemicals Technology wraps-up the top stories from October 2018.
Praxair to supply industrial gases to new Chinese chemical facility
US-based company Praxair has signed an agreement to supply oxygen and other industrial gases to a new chemical facility of Shanghai Huayi in Qinzhou, China.
Linde-Praxair merger secures Chinese antitrust authority approval
German chemical company Linde has announced its proposed $83bn merger with Praxair has been approved by the Chinese antitrust authority.
Air Products to supply additional nitrogen and hydrogen to Samsung
Air Products has received a new contract from Samsung Electronics to supply additional gaseous nitrogen and hydrogen to its semiconductor fabrication plant in Giheung, South Korea.
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. Chemicals Technology wraps-up the top stories from August 2018.
Praxair and Linde merger secures European Commission’s approval
The European Commission (EC) has granted conditional approval to the proposed merger between German chemical company Linde and American company Praxair.
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 at its facility in Frankfurt, Germany, to increase production of chloromethanes. Chemicals-technology.com wraps-up key news stories from July 2018.