Ineos owns and operates its biggest petrochemical complex at Grangemouth, Scotland, which is...
Norner signs deal with R8 Property for new Polymer Exploration Centre
Norway-based industrial polymer R&D services company Norner and R8 Property have reached a deal to build a new Polymer Exploration Centre.
HECHT’s Liner-Connection-System LAS-EC “Easy Connect”
HECHT Technologie's patented Liner-Connection-System LAS-EC "Easy Connect" enables a defined, safe discharging of FIBCs with a logical operating procedure in just a few steps up to a Containment level of OEB 4 (OEL 1-10 μg/m³).
Honeywell deploys second C3 Oleflex unit for Zhejiang Satellite
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.
Six petrochemical companies create consortium and sign R&D deal
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 gas steam crackers.
PolyOne to sell PP&S business to SK Capital Partners for $775m
Polymer materials, services and solutions provider PolyOne has decided to sell its performance products and solutions (PP&S) business for $775 million in cash.
SIBUR upgrades terephthalic acid production facility in Russia
Petrochemical company SIBUR has completed the upgrade project of the terephthalic acid (TPA) production facility at its Blagoveshchensk site in Russia.
Optimising Metal Powders for Application in Additive Manufacturing
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.
Sumitomo Chemical acquires Emas Group to expand PP compound business
Japanese chemicals manufacturer Sumitomo Chemical has bought Turkey-based company Emas Plastik and its affiliates for an undisclosed amount.
Chevron Phillips plans to acquire Nova Chemicals for $15bn
US-based petrochemical joint venture (JV) Chevron Phillips Chemical comprising Chevron Corp and Phillips 66 has reportedly offered more than $15bn, including debt, to acquire Canadian plastics manufacturer Nova Chemicals.