22 January 2020
Specialty chemicals distributor Azelis Americas has completed its previously announced acquisition of Megafarma, a Mexican specialty distributor for pharma, food and veterinary industries.
25 November 2019
German chemical company BASF has broken ground on its $10bn integrated petrochemicals complex in Guangdong province, China.
18 November 2019
Japanese chemicals company Mitsui Chemicals has started demonstration testing for a recycling project focusing on flexible packaging materials.
25 October 2019
Solvay has expanded its operations with the opening of two research and innovation (R&I) centres in the US and Europe that will produce thermoplastic composites.
14 October 2019
India’s Bharat Petroleum Corporation Limited (BPCL) is set to commission its Propylene Derivatives Petrochemical Project (PDPP) at its refinery in Kochi, Kerala.
9 October 2019
Synthetic elastomers manufacturer Arlanxeo has invested in chloroprene rubber (CR) and nitrile butadiene rubber (NBR) to meet the rising demand for the polymers.
27 September 2019
Japan-based Mitsui Chemicals has announced a collaboration with Kaisei for the commercialisation of bio-polypropylene (bio-PP).
16 September 2019
Norway-based industrial polymer R&D services company Norner and R8 Property have reached a deal to build a new Polymer Exploration Centre.
13 September 2019
Chinese acrylic acid and acrylates manufacturer Zhejiang Satellite Petrochemical has deployed Honeywell UOP's C3 Oleflex technology to produce 450,000mtpa of polymer-grade propylene at its new petrochemical complex in China.
28 August 2019
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...