9 September 2019
The Nakhodka Mineral Fertilizer Plant has selected Haldor Topsoe technology for a 5,400tpd methanol facility, which is located close to Vladivostok, Russia.
4 September 2019
Russian petrochemicals company SIBUR has signed a letter of intent to sell some of its synthetic rubber production assets to oil and gas firm Tatneft.
30 August 2019
Investment firm Altas Partners has agreed to acquire speciality chemical supplier DuBois Chemicals from The Jordan Company for an undisclosed amount.
23 August 2019
Dutch speciality chemicals company Nouryon, formerly known as AkzoNobel Specialty Chemicals, has invested in its Rotterdam metal alkyls plant to meet an increase in customer demand.
14 August 2019
Germany-based speciality chemical company LANXESS has agreed to sell its chrome chemicals business to Chinese leather chemicals manufacturer Brother Enterprises.
12 August 2019
Germany-based styrenics supplier INEOS Styrolution has started construction of its new 100kt acrylonitrile styrene acrylate (ASA) plant in Bayport, Texas, US.
2 August 2019
Speciality chemicals manufacturer Albemarle (ALB) has agreed to transfer 40% interests in two lithium hydroxide conversion units to Australia’s Mineral Resources Limited (MRL).
29 July 2019
Dutch speciality chemicals company Nouryon has purchased Chinese triethyl aluminium (TEAL) maker Zhejiang Friend Chemical (Friend) for an undisclosed amount.
24 July 2019
US-based PPG has signed a definitive agreement with private equity firm Sverica to purchase aerospace and industrial application materials manufacturer Dexmet.
22 July 2019
German firm BASF is set to make an investment in speciality chemicals business to increase the production capacity of Tinopal CBS optical brighteners at its Monthey site in Switzerland.