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April 17, 2015
Freudenberg-NOK Sealing Technologies (Plymouth, MI) says that it has developed an ethylene propylene diene monomer (EPDM) rubber compound from a polymer produced from sugarcane-based...
April 16, 2015
Thomas Swan (Consett, UK) says that Harry Swan, its managing director, has been appointed to the governing board of Innovate UK, the United Kingdom’s innovation agency, formerly...
April 14, 2015

Invista has launched P8, a new technology platform that reduces the cost of manufacturing purified terephthalic acid (PTA), a polyester precursor, by up to $40/m.t., says Invista.


April 13, 2015
Eden Research (Cirencester, UK), a listed, natural, microencapsulation company, has signed an exclusive option agreement with Taminco’s crop protection division following a...
April 8, 2015
Renewable chemicals firm BioAmber (Minneapolis) says it has entered into a technology license agreement with Johnson Matthey Davy Technologies (JM Davy) that will enable BioAmber to...
April 2, 2015
Siluria (San Francisco) has started up a plant at La Porte, TX, to demonstrate its process for the manufacture of ethylene by the oxidative coupling of methane (OCM). The development represents the world’s first large-scale production of ethylene directly from natural gas via OCM, says Siluria. The company intends to commercialize the process in 2017-18....
March 27, 2015
Agribusiness giant Archer Daniels Midland Company (ADM) and Clariant say they have introduced ADM Evolution Chemical’s line of biobased propylene glycol into Clariant’s...
March 27, 2015
Shiseido (Tokyo), a leading cosmetics player, said today that it will establish a new research facility at Yokohama, Japan. On 26 March, the city granted Shiseido permission to acquire...
March 26, 2015
One in every five large (more than 1,000 employees) industrial companies in Germany is involved in a start-up in order to support innovation. But only 1 in 10 firms with fewer than...
March 25, 2015
“Make Germany fit for the future by combining power from politics and the economy,” says Marijn Dekkers, president of Germany’s chemical industry association VCI...
March 25, 2015
Applied Graphene Materials (Wilton, UK), a producer of specialty graphene materials, today announced its interim results for the six months ended 31 January. The company reports a loss...
March 25, 2015
BASF and Heidelberg University have signed a new agreement for their joint catalysis research laboratory (Carla). The research cooperation at Heidelberg, ongoing since 2006, has been...
March 24, 2015
“There is a lot of value in plastic often found in landfills, a value that is not getting captured [in the right way], because the plastics are either not being sorted the right...
March 22, 2015
3M (St. Paul, MN) says it will expand operations in the west region of China. Inge Thulin, 3M’s chairman, president and CEO, has announced plans for a new West Region Technical...
March 18, 2015
Researchers from the Agency for Science, Technology, and Research (A*star; Singapore) have developed a fungal culture to cheaply and efficiently transform waste palm-oil material into...
March 17, 2015
Ceres (Thousand Oaks, CA) and Raízen (São Paulo) have signed a multiyear collaboration agreement to develop and produce sweet sorghum on an industrial scale. Sweet...
March 17, 2015
GlycoSurf (Tucson, AZ), a University of Arizona (UA) start-up, has finalized an exclusive license agreement for a new chemical synthesis technology that it says could replace...
March 12, 2015
Sappi (Johannesburg) said on Wednesday that it will locate a ground-breaking pilot plant for low-cost production of cellulose nanofibrils (CNF) at the Brightlands Chemelot campus at...
March 12, 2015
Shin-Etsu Chemical said today that it plans to strengthen its silicones business through expansion of capacity in Thailand and the establishment of a new technical center in the United...
March 4, 2015
Germany’s chemical industry association VCI (Frankfurt), employers association BAVC (Wiesbaden), trade union IG BCE, and the federal ministry for economic affairs have concluded...
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