22 February 2019
Invista has signed a memorandum of cooperation with Shanghai Chemical Industry Park (SCIP) to develop an adiponitrile (ADN) plant in China.
9 January 2019
German firm BASF is reportedly planning to sell a significant portion of its assets in order to close its €1.6bn acquisition of Solvay’s polyamide business.
4 January 2019
Celanese has completed an acquisition of Next Polymers, an Indian engineering thermoplastics (ETP) compounder.
7 December 2018
Austria-based Borealis has made the final investment decision to expand the PP plant capacity in Kallo, Belgium.
5 December 2018
Kraiburg TPE is set to start operations at its new five kilotonne-per-annum (ktpa) production line in Malaysia.
26 September 2018
Bayport Polymers has awarded a contract to McDermott International to build a new polyethylene petrochemical plant in South Texas.
19 September 2018
Lanxess is investing millions of euros in its global production network for high-performance plastics with the construction of a compounding facility at its Krefeld-Uerdingen site, Germany.
14 September 2018
A South Korean investor group comprising SJL Partners, KCC and Wonik QnC have signed a definitive agreement to acquire advanced materials and silicone manufacturer MPM Holdings (Momentive) for around $3.1bn.
29 August 2018
Oil and gas firm TechnipFMC has won a contract from Long Son Petrochemicals for the licensing, engineering, procurement, construction, commissioning and start-up of the first olefins plant in Vietnam.
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.