15 June 2018
AkzoNobel Specialty Chemicals has started construction of a prototype plant in Sweden, intended to demonstrate more sustainable production of ethylene amines and their derivatives from ethylene oxide.
13 June 2018
BASF has opened its new Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) application centre for plastic additives in Kaisten, Switzerland, to address the market requirements in the growing plastics industry.
11 June 2018
Montreal-based SNC-Lavalin Group has signed a contract to design and build a $1.9bn chemical plant 150km south-east of Muscat, Oman.
8 June 2018
German chemicals and pharmaceuticals producer Bayer has completed its $63bn acquisition of US-based seed and agricultural chemicals firm Monsanto.
6 June 2018
Total and Novealis Holdings joint venture Bayport Polymers (Bay-Pol) has started construction of a $1.7bn ethane cracker at the Total Port Arthur Refinery, Texas, US.
5 June 2018
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...
4 June 2018
PolyOne Corporation has acquired PlastiComp, an advanced engineered materials and specialty composites manufacturer.
1 June 2018
Prime Polymers, Mitsui Chemicals, and Mitsui & Co have established Mitsui Prime Advanced Composites Europe BV in the Netherlands to produce polypropylene (PP) compounds.
30 May 2018
Dutch company AkzoNobel has started production at its new powder coatings plant in Changzhou, China.
25 May 2018
Chevron Phillips Chemical Company has expanded its partnership with distributor Sea-Land Chemical Company for the AlphaPlus brand of normal alpha olefins.