Global chemical and specialty materials company Celanese has signed a memorandum of understanding...
Germany’s LANXESS agrees to sell chemicals business to TFL Ledertechnik
German speciality chemical company LANXESS has signed an agreement to sell its organic leather chemicals business to TFL Ledertechnik.
Huntsman’s Advanced Materials expands partnership with Azelis
The Advanced Materials business of Huntsman has expanded its preferred distribution partnership with Azelis Americas CASE in the US and Azelis Canada in Canada.
Azelis to buy specialty chemicals distributor Orokia Israel
Speciality chemicals and food ingredients distributor Azelis has signed an agreement to acquire speciality chemicals distributor Orokia Israel (Orokia).
BP agrees to divest petrochemicals business to Ineos for $5bn
BP has agreed to divest its global petrochemicals business to Ineos for $5bn as part of its strategy to bolster its balance sheet.
KBR and LTHE to collaborate on refinery and petrochemical projects
US-based engineering, procurement, and construction (EPC) company KBR and L&T Hydrocarbon Engineering (LTHE) have partnered on potential refinery and petrochemical projects.
Johnson Matthey wins methanol contract for JSC Technoleasing facility
Johnson Matthey's (JM) combined reforming methanol technology has been chosen by JSC Technoleasing for its new Amur Oblast facility in Skovorodino, Russia.
May’s top news stories
Mitsubishi Chemical America agreed to buy chemical manufacturer Gelest, ZPC used TechnipFMC technology to start up ethylene plant and Borealis discontinued $6.8bn petchem project development in Kazakhstan. Chemicals-technology.com wraps up the top news stories of May 2020.
BASF grants licence to Red Avenue to produce compostable co-polyester
BASF has signed an agreement granting licence to China-based Red Avenue New Materials Group for the production and sale of certified compostable aliphatic-aromatic co-polyester (PBAT).
Clariant to expand mild surfactants production capacity
Swiss speciality chemicals company Clariant has decided to expand the production capacity of isethionates mild surfactants as personal care formulators and brands seek to develop milder applications.