German firm BASF is set to make an investment in speciality chemicals business...
Clariant Catalysts opens third engineering services office in APAC
Swiss speciality chemicals company Clariant’s Catalysts business unit has opened a new office in Indonesia to provide engineering services to its APAC customers.
McDermott secures contract from Formosa Chemicals Industries Ningbo
McDermott International has secured a contract from Formosa Chemicals Industries Ningbo to provide the technology licence and basic engineering services for an alpha-Methylstyrene (AMS) recovery unit in Ningbo, China.
Hexion to add phenolic resin capacity at Brimbank facility
US-based Hexion has announced its plan to add phenolic resin capacity at its facility in Brimbank, Australia, as part of its strategy to expand its adhesives and binders business.
October’s top news stories
BASF has entered a partnership to study the feasibility of a petrochemical complex in Gujarat, India, Solvay has opened two research and innovation (R&I) centres in the US and Europe to produce thermoplastic composites. Chemicals Technology wraps-up the top news stories from October 2019.
Dolomite Microfluidics Simplifies Production with Zetasizer Ultra
Dolomite Microfluidics is a brand of Blacktrace Holdings Ltd, a company which develops and manufactures groundbreaking technologies for applications in biology, chemistry, microfluidics and nanomaterials.
McDermott to support Saudi Amiral mixed feed cracker project
McDermott International has secured a contract from Saudi Aramco and Total Raffinage Chimie for a mixed feed cracker for the Amiral Complex.
US Vanadium acquires vanadium production facility in Arkansas
US Vanadium Holding Company has acquired a vanadium production facility from a Russian steel producer Evraz.
Evonik and Siemens launch Rheticus II to produce speciality chemicals
German speciality chemicals company Evonik and multinational Siemens have launched the second phase of their joint research project Rheticus.
September’s top news stories
Japan-based Mitsui Chemicals announced a collaboration with Kaisei for the commercialisation of bio-polypropylene (bio-PP); and a Canadian court ordered Nova Chemicals to pay Dow C$1.43bn ($1.08bn) as a settlement in an ethylene feedstock dispute between the two petrochemicals companies. Chemicals Technology wraps up the top news stories from September 2019.