14 August 2019
Germany-based speciality chemical company LANXESS has agreed to sell its chrome chemicals business to Chinese leather chemicals manufacturer Brother Enterprises.
12 August 2019
Germany-based styrenics supplier INEOS Styrolution has started construction of its new 100kt acrylonitrile styrene acrylate (ASA) plant in Bayport, Texas, US.
9 August 2019
Engineering procurement and construction company KBR has acquired isomerisation technologies from RRT Global to expand its octane solutions offerings.
7 August 2019
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.
5 August 2019
Japanese chemicals manufacturer Sumitomo Chemical has bought Turkey-based company Emas Plastik and its affiliates for an undisclosed amount.
2 August 2019
Speciality chemicals manufacturer Albemarle (ALB) has agreed to transfer 40% interests in two lithium hydroxide conversion units to Australia’s Mineral Resources Limited (MRL).
31 July 2019
Canadian engineering procurement, and construction services provider SNC-Lavalin has won a commissioning services contract with US-based oil and gas company ExxonMobil/SABIC.
29 July 2019
Dutch speciality chemicals company Nouryon has purchased Chinese triethyl aluminium (TEAL) maker Zhejiang Friend Chemical (Friend) for an undisclosed amount.
26 July 2019
US-based KBR has received approval to start the engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) phase of the Geismar 3 methanol project.
24 July 2019
US-based PPG has signed a definitive agreement with private equity firm Sverica to purchase aerospace and industrial application materials manufacturer Dexmet.