German firm BASF is set to make an investment in speciality chemicals business...
ICL signs strategic agreements to expand bromine compounds capacity
Global speciality chemicals company ICL’s Industrial Production division (ICL-IP) has signed strategic agreements with its Asian customers to expand the capacity of bromine compounds.
Topsoe selected as licensor to Nakhodka Mineral Fertiliser Plant
The Nakhodka Mineral Fertilizer Plant has selected Haldor Topsoe technology for a 5,400tpd methanol facility, which is located close to Vladivostok, Russia.
August’s top news stories
Scientists have created artificial catalysts that release chemicals such as enzymes in living organisms, PolyOne is set to sell its performance products and solutions (PP&S) business for $775m in cash. Chemicals Technology wraps-up the top news stories from August 2019.
Altas to acquire speciality chemical supplier DuBois Chemicals
Investment firm Altas Partners has agreed to acquire speciality chemical supplier DuBois Chemicals from The Jordan Company for an undisclosed amount.
Nouryon invests in Rotterdam metal alkyls plant in Netherlands
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.
Germany’s LANXESS agrees to sell chrome chemicals business
Germany-based speciality chemical company LANXESS has agreed to sell its chrome chemicals business to Chinese leather chemicals manufacturer Brother Enterprises.
INEOS Styrolution starts construction work on new ASA plant in US
Germany-based styrenics supplier INEOS Styrolution has started construction of its new 100kt acrylonitrile styrene acrylate (ASA) plant in Bayport, Texas, US.
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.
July’s top news stories
Chevron Phillips Chemical and Qatar Petroleum have signed an agreement to jointly develop a new petrochemical plant in the US Gulf Coast region, Synthomer has signed a $824m agreement to acquire Omnova Solutions. Chemicals Technology wraps-up the top news stories from July 2019.