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Ineos and Doeflex combine PVC compounding operations
Ineos announced today that its Ineos Compounds unit and Doeflex Compounding have combined their polyvinyl chloride (PVC) compounding operations. The news follows a recent approval by the European Commission to go ahead with the plan. The newly combined...

UK chemical road tanker firm changes hands
Bulk logistics and transportation company Suttons Group (Widnes, UK) says it has acquired bulk chemical road transport company Imperial Tankers (Stockton-on-Tees, UK) from Hargreaves Services (Durham, UK). Hargreaves says that the cash transaction is valued...

Duo UK to produce mailing bags using Braskem's Green PE
Resin Trade (Burton on Trent, UK), a polymer distribution company, has selected polyethylene (PE) bag manufacturer Duo UK to be the first UK-based company to produce mailing bags using Green PE, made entirely from sugarcane ethanol. Green PE has been...

Sabic proceeds with converting UK cracker to use US ethane
Sabic has announced that it is going ahead with majorly upgrading its olefins plant at Wilton, UK, to enable it to use ethane gas feedstock imported from the United States. The company said last year that it is carrying out studies to convert the naphtha...

BASF invests in organic semiconductor inks firm SmartKem
BASF's venture capital business says it has invested €1.0 million ($1.3 million) in the technology company SmartKem (St. Asaph, UK), a leader in R&D of high-performance organic semiconductor inks. The inks are used in printed thin film transistors...

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