Six petrochemical companies from Belgium, Germany and the Netherlands have created a consortium to investigate the possibility of replacing fossil fuels with renewable electricity in the operation of naphtha or...
28 August 2019
23 August 2019
Dutch speciality chemicals company Nouryon, formerly known as AkzoNobel Specialty Chemicals, has invested in its Rotterdam metal alkyls plant to meet an increase in customer demand.
21 August 2019
Polymer materials, services and solutions provider PolyOne has decided to sell its performance products and solutions (PP&S) business for $775 million in cash.
19 August 2019
Petrochemical company SIBUR has completed the upgrade project of the terephthalic acid (TPA) production facility at its Blagoveshchensk site in Russia.
16 August 2019
Swiss speciality chemicals company Clariant has announced the startup of Hengli Group’s new mixed-feed dehydrogenation plant in Dalian, China, with its Catofin catalyst technology.
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.