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October 8, 2015
Ashland says that its Ashland Performance Materials business unit has appointed Kemi-Intressen (Solna, Sweden), a company of the Nordmann Rassmann (Hamburg, Germany) group, as its new...
October 8, 2015
Victrex (Thornton Cleveleys, UK), a producer of polyether ether ketone, has announced in its full year pre-close trading update for the financial year ended 30 September 2015, ahead of...
October 8, 2015
OCI on Thursday announced that it has restarted producing ammonia at a calcium ammonium nitrate (CAN) plant at Geleen, Netherlands, after stopping production because of a fire in the...
October 8, 2015
Evonik Industries says that its Evonik Resource Efficiency unit has obtained good manufacturing practice (GMP) certification and manufacturer’s authorization for Persynt, a...
October 7, 2015
Uralkali (Berezniki, Russia), one of the largest potash producers, says it produced 3.0 million m.t. of potassium chloride (KCl) in the third quarter of this year, 6% down on the...
October 7, 2015
Reverdia (Geleen, Netherlands) and Covestro (Leverkusen), formerly Bayer MaterialScience, have agreed to jointly develop and promote thermoplastic polyurethanes (TPUs) based on...
October 7, 2015
Shares in Covestro (Leverkusen), formerly Bayer MaterialScience, rose by about 10% in initial trading on its first day, Tuesday, on the Frankfurt Stock Exchange. Covestro shares were...
October 6, 2015
Lukoil (Moscow) says that it has commissioned its second catalytic cracking complex of vacuum gas oil at the Lukoil-Nizhegorodnefteorgsintez refinery site at Kstovo, Russia. With the...
October 6, 2015
Jacobs Engineering says that it has been awarded a contract by Nippon Shokubai for detailed engineering, procurement, and construction management services for the previously announced...
October 6, 2015
Givaudan has inaugurated am active cosmetics ingredients fermentation line at Pomacle, France. The 11-million Swiss francs ($11.3 million) investment to extend production capacity is...
October 6, 2015
BASF will more than double its chlorine capacity based on membrane-cell technology. The company will add 250,000 m.t./year capacity to the existing membrane-cell process plant at the...
October 9, 2015
Production at Total's Carling, France, naphtha cracker is scheduled to end on 5 October—the culmination of a previously announced program to close the plant, says Philippe...
October 7, 2015
The advent of shale gas and oil in North America has had a hugely positive impact on the world economy, in terms of energy supply and costs, says Daniel Yergin, vice chairman of IHS...
October 5, 2015
Johnson Matthey says that it acquired the Pharmorphix (Cambridge, UK) solid form research business from Sigma-Aldrich (St. Louis), on 1 October. Pharmorphix is a provider of solid form...
October 5, 2015
Corbion Purac (Amsterdam) says it has made polylactic acid (PLA) plastic resin from second-generation feedstock, including plant-based materials, like bagasse, corn stover, wheat...
October 5, 2015
The petrochemical industry will account for an increasing share of oil demand over the next 15 years, as the overall energy mix widens to include alternatives to oil such as renewables...
October 5, 2015
PotashCorp on Sunday said that it has withdrawn its proposal to acquire German potash producer K+S. The private proposal of €41/share ($46.09) on 31 May, valuing the offer...
October 7, 2015
BASF says it has opened its expanded site at Littlehampton, UK, which will meet the growing global demand for biological solutions for agriculture and horticulture. The expansion will...
October 7, 2015
BASF says it is resuming sales of general purpose polystyrene (GPPS). The company divested most of its styrenics operations to Ineos but kept the GPPS plant at Ludwigshafen, which...
October 7, 2015
Tessenderlo Kerley, Inc. (TKI; Phoenix, AZ), a subsidiary of Tessenderlo Group (Brussels), has purchased some of DuPont Crop Protection’s global Hexazinone solo product and its...
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