AkzoNobel has reached a €10.1bn agreement to fully divest its Specialty Chemicals business to US-based private equity firm The Carlyle Group and Singapore’s sovereign wealth fund GIC.
28 March 2018
26 March 2018
Japanese company Mitsui Chemicals has unveiled plans to establish a new facility in the US for the production of a soft resin known as Milastomer thermoplastic olefin elastomer.
23 March 2018
Chemetall has opened a new laboratory at its 38,700ft² production and office facility in Queretaro, Mexico.
21 March 2018
Wacker Metroark Chemicals has opened a new hydrosilylation plant for manufacturing functional silicone fluids at its Amtala site near Kolkata in the Indian state of West Bengal.
19 March 2018
German speciality chemicals producer LANXESS has commissioned a new thermoplastic specialty compound production line at its site in Krefeld-Uerdingen, Germany.
16 March 2018
Specialty chemicals company Evonik has unveiled plans to construct a new production complex for the high-performance polymer polyamide 12 (PA 12) in Germany.
14 March 2018
Canada's Alberta Government is set to provide C$2bn ($1.5bn) in funding to support an expanded 'Petrochemicals Diversification Program' and a plan to ensure the necessary infrastructure for petrochemical feedstock.
12 March 2018
UK-based project management Wood has secured a contract from Saudi Aramco and SABIC to develop a fully integrated crude oil-to-chemicals (COTC) complex in Saudi Arabia.
9 March 2018
Italmatch Chemicals has acquired Chinese Jiayou Chemical from Ecolab for undisclosed amount.
7 March 2018
Wison Petrochemicals has secured a construction contract worth $360m for the modularisation of the design and supply processes for a petrochemical project in Texas, US.