The Saudi Methacrylates Company (SAMAC) has concluded performance tests and started operations at its plants for production of methyl methacrylate (MMA) monomer and polymethyl methacrylate (PMMA) in Saudi Arabia.
6 April 2018
4 April 2018
US-based industrial gases firm Air Products has boosted the supply capacity of its Gulf Coast hydrogen pipeline network by approximately 40 million standard cubic feet per day.
28 March 2018
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.
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.