Ineos owns and operates its biggest petrochemical complex at Grangemouth, Scotland, which is...
Lanxess to build compounding facility in Krefeld-Uerdingen, Germany
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.
Silicone manufacturer MPM to be acquired for $3.1bn
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.
August’s top news stories
The European Commission (EC) granted conditional approval to the proposed merger between Linde and Praxair, and Petrobras planned to scrap its plans to divest stakes in Brazilian petrochemical firm Braskem. Chemicals Technology wraps-up the top stories from August 2018.
TechnipFMC secures olefins plant contract in Vietnam
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.
AAC3-8001 Pen Probes for Material Identification Applications
ABB Analytical’s advanced FT-NIR spectroscopy systems enable users to quickly and efficiently identify raw materials through plastic packaging of a variety of thicknesses.
Optimising Metal Powders for Application in Additive Manufacturing Processes
Additive manufacturing (AM) processes have undergone a significant transition in recent years from a simple prototyping solution into an innovative, economically expedient method of component production.
BASF opens plastic additives centre in Kaisten, Switzerland
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.
Studying the Applications and Characterisation of Gold Nanoparticles by Nanoparticle Tracking Analysis
Gold nanoparticles are one of the most popular and extensively researched types of nanoparticle; a Google Scholar search of the term results in over 500,000 hits.