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.
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 February 2018
Dongming Hengchang Petrochemical has selected Spheripol polypropylene (PP) technology from LyondellBasell for implementation at a plant in Heze City, Shandong Province, China.
9 February 2018
US-based KBR has received a licence and engineering (LBED) and an equipment supply contract from chemicals manufacturer Cangzhou Dahua New Materials (CDNM) to construct a new polycarbonate plant in Cangzhou...
8 December 2017
Nexam Chemical is set to purchase all shares in Plasticolor Sweden for a total consideration of Skr116m ($13.7m).
1 October 2017
Nanjing Chengzhi Yongqing Energy Technology is set to build its second Methanol-to-Olefins (MTO) process unit in China.
23 July 2017
Wison Engineering (China) has secured a contract from Formosa Plastics for one section of a low-density polyethylene (LDPE) project in Texas, US.