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BASF-Petronas JV confirms aroma ingredients project in Malaysia
The board of BASF–Petronas Chemicals (BPC), a 60-40 joint venture, has approved the final investment decision and agreed to invest 1.5 billion ringgit ($462 million) to build a previously announced integrated aroma ingredients complex at Gebeng, near...

Researchers discover process to convert adipic acid from sugar
Researchers at the Institute of Bioengineering and Nanotechnology (IBN; Singapore) have discovered a new chemical process that can convert adipic acid directly from sugar, IBN announced. Adipic acid is used to produce nylon. It is traditionally derived from...

Reports: BASF and Petronas to start construction soon on aroma ingredient project in Malaysia
BASF-Petronas Chemicals,  a 60-40 joint venture, is expected to begin construction of a 1.63-billion ringgit ($496.2 million) integrated aroma ingredient plant at the end of April, according to various Malaysian news sources. The project, announced last...

Petronas to go ahead with $16-billion Rapid project in Malaysia 
The board of Petronas (Kuala Lumpur) has approved the final investment decision for the Pengerang Integrated Complex (PIC) project in the southern Malaysian state of Johor, the company announced today. The decision marks a significant milestone in the...

Wacker opens office in the Philippines
Wacker says it has opened a representative office at Manila, the Philippines, to strengthen its presence in Southeast Asia. The new office will distribute products of the chemical business divisions Wacker Silicones, Wacker Polymers and Wacker Biosolutions...

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