14 February 2018
AkzoNobel Specialty Chemicals and Evonik Industries have started production of chlorine and potassium hydroxide at their new joint venture (JV) facility in Germany.
7 February 2018
Nippon Shokubai is planning to expand the production capacity of its performance chemicals and SABIC has agreed to acquire 24.9% stake in global specialty chemicals company Clariant. representing a 24.9%...
22 October 2017
US-based adhesives manufacturing company HB Fuller has finalised its acquisition of Royal Adhesives & Sealants from affiliates of American Securities for $1.575bn.
28 September 2017
German chemical company Wacker Chemie is set to invest nearly €60m in its production facility in Ulsan, South Korea.
17 August 2017
Shell has completed the sale of 50% interest in its petrochemicals joint venture (JV) SADAF located in Al Jubail, Saudi Arabia, to SABIC in a deal valued at $820m.
3 August 2017
US-based Tronox has signed a definitive agreement to divest its Alkali Chemicals business to Genesis Energy for $1.325bn.
13 June 2017
Japanese company Sumitomo Chemical and German firm BASF have entered a collaboration agreement to enhance and commercialise a new fungicide.
4 June 2017
The European Union Chemical Industry Council (Cefic) has reaffirmed its support and commitment to the Paris agreement to tackle climate change despite the US President Donald Trump's decision to pullout...
11 May 2017
Total has opened the revamped Carling-Saint-Avold petrochemical complex in eastern France after completing three years of refurbishment works.
6 April 2017
Information analytics company Elsevier has launched two game-based learning challenges, the Reaxys ChemSearch Challenge (CSC) and the Engineering Academic Challenge (EAC), to aid development of aspiring chemists and engineers.