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30.01.2018

SOCAR Completes 2017 with Profit

Azerbaijan’s state oil company SOCAR completed 2017 with profit, the company’s Vice-President for Economic Issues Suleyman Gasimov said, according to a message posted on SOCAR’s website Jan. 19. In 2017, SOCAR transferred more than 155.98 million manats to the State Social Protection...
30.01.2018

Evonik and Siemens to Generate High-Value Specialty Chemicals from Carbon Dioxide and Eco-Electricity

Evonik and Siemens are planning to use electricity from renewable sources and bacteria to convert carbon dioxide (CO2) into specialty chemicals. The two companies are working on electrolysis and fermentation processes in a joint research project called Rheticus. The project was launched today and is...
30.01.2018

EuroChem Begins Exporting Hi-Tech Fertilizer from Ukraine

EuroChem Group AG, a leading global fertilizer company, has begun exporting UTEC®46, a treated nitrogen fertilizer, from new production facilities in Ukraine. The first deliveries are being made to Hungary and Moldova. UTEC®46 incorporates an inhibitor that ensures better nutrient uptake in...
30.01.2018

15th Phenol/Acetone & Derivatives Markets Draws Major Producers, Traders to Singapore

CMT’s 15th Phenol/Acetone & Derivatives Markets takes place on 6-7 March 2018 in Singapore. Besides networking with industry partners, delegates stand to gain latest insights on Phenol/Acetone market trends, key demand drivers, technology innovations & more! The annual summit is an opportune...
25.01.2018

Air Products Signs Agreement to Build, Own and Operate Syngas Supply Facility for Bharat Petroleum in India

Air Products announced the signing of a long-term agreement with Bharat Petroleum Corporation Limited (BPCL) to build, own and operate a new syngas production facility at the BPCL Kochi Refinery in Kochi, India to supply BPCL’s new Propylene Derivatives Petrochemical Project (PDPP). Air Products...
25.01.2018

Solvay Increases Global Price for All Silica Products

Effective January 25th 2018, or as contracts allows, Solvay will implement an across-the-board 10% price increase for all its silica products. This measure reflects cost inflation in raw materials, energy, and logistics and is necessary to support Solvay's continuous program of securing long term...
25.01.2018

Nippon Shokubai Expansion of Production Capacity for Performance Chemicals

Nippon Shokubai CO., LTD. (Headquarters: Chuo-ku, Osaka) expands its production capacity for functional monomer “VEEA”, and functional polymers “EPOCROS” and “EPOMIN” to meet the strong growth in global demand.  “VEEA” is a low viscosity, high performance...
25.01.2018

Clariant Opens Saudi Masterbatch Plant in Yanbu

Clariant has opened a masterbatch production site in Yanbu, Saudi Arabia. The site is owned by Clariant Masterbatches Saudi Arabia, a joint venture between Clariant and Rowad, a leading plastic products manufacturer in the Middle East and part of Tasnee, Saudi Arabia's second largest industrial company. The...
25.01.2018

ContiTech Invests 20 Million in Hungarian Nyíregyháza Location

ContiTech is building on its commitment to Hungary. Over the past one and a half years, the industrial supplier – part of German technology company Continental – has invested around €20 million in its location at Nyíregyháza alone. The plant has built a second rubber mixing...
25.01.2018

Air Liquide Expands Its Partnership with KMCI in South Korea

Air Liquide recently signed a new long-term contract with Kumho Mitsui Chemical Inc (KMCI), a major chemical group in South Korea, according to which Air Liquide will increase its supply to this customer of both hydrogen and carbon monoxide at the Yeosu industrial complex. Under the terms of the new...
25.01.2018

Borouge Displays Polyolefin Range at Plastex Cairo

Borouge has showcased its latest range of differentiated polyolefin grades for infrastructure, energy and advanced packaging applications at PLASTEX, the 16th International Middle East and North Africa Exhibition for Plastic Industries, being held at the Egypt International Exhibition Centre in Cairo...
25.01.2018

KRAIBURG TPE Strengthens Its Business Location in Germany

The start-up of a new extrusion line for the production of thermoplastic elastomers at the company’s headquarters in Waldkraiburg emphasizes KRAIBURG TPE’s affirmation to rely on being based in Germany. The line expands the company’s total capacity to 56,000mt worldwide. The demand...
25.01.2018

KBR Awarded Contract by Indorama for Ammonia Plant in Nigeria

KBR, Inc. announced that it has been awarded a contract from Indorama Eleme Fertilizer & Chemicals Limited (Indorama) and Toyo Engineering Corporation (Toyo) for the Train 2 ammonia plant at Indorama's Port Harcourt site in Nigeria. Under the terms of the contract, KBR will provide technology...
25.01.2018

Kaneka Boosts Production Capacity of Polyolefin Particle foam in Belgium

Kaneka Corporation has made a strategic decision to expand its production facilities for Eperan® and Eperan-PP®, which are expanded polyolefin particle foam products, at Kaneka Belgium N.V. (Headquarters: Westerlo, Belgium) in response to strong demand in Europe especially for automotive application....
17.01.2018

BASF and SINOPEC Expand Production Capacity for Neopentylglycol in Nanjing, China

BASF and SINOPEC will expand the production capacity of Neopentylglycol (NPG) at the state-of-the-art Verbund site, BASF-YPC Co., Ltd., a 50-50 joint venture in Nanjing, China. The plant was established in 2015 with an annual capacity of 40,000 metric tons. Following the expansion, the annual capacity...
17.01.2018

Evonik Invests in Danish Hydrogen Peroxide Start-Up HPNow

Evonik has invested in the startup HPNow ApS through its venture capital unit and now holds a minority stake in the company, which is headquartered in Copenhagen (Denmark). HPNow has developed a technology for producing hydrogen peroxide (H2O2) in a fully automatic system using water, air, and an electric...
17.01.2018

MPD Chemicals Acquires Specialty Chemical Manufacture Norquay Technology

MPD Chemicals (MPD), a US-based manufacturer of specialty chemicals and custom synthesis solutions, announced today the expansion of its manufacturing capabilities, product portfolio and customer base with the acquisition of Norquay Technology, Inc. (Norquay). Located in Chester Pennsylvania, Norquay...
17.01.2018

Yokohama to Expand OTR Tire Capacity in India

Yokohama Rubber Co. Ltd is expanding production capacity for off-highway tires by adding new facilities at ATC Tires Pvt. Ltd – the Indian tire manufacturing and sales subsidiary of the Alliance Tire Group (ATG). Construction of the new facilities will begin in February at ATC Tire’s Dahej...
17.01.2018

Stepan Polska Announces Polyol Price Increase for Europe

Effective February 1, 2018, or as contracts allow, Stepan Polska will increase prices for STEPANPOL® Polyester Polyols (insulation applications) in Europe by €40 per metric ton. The increase is necessary due to rising raw material and logistics costs.  Stepan Polska Sp. z o.o. operates...
17.01.2018

Chemetall Expands Its Production Site in Langelsheim, Germany

The Surface Treatment global business unit of BASF's Coatings division operating under the Chemetall brand will expand its production site in Langelsheim, Lower Saxony, Germany. This capacity expansion will provide Chemetall enhanced scope and production of its aircraft sealants. New laboratory and...
17.01.2018

Braskem Presents a New Plastic Application for the Industry

Braskem starts testing a new plastic application for the industry. At the Petrochemical Complex of Camaçari (BA), the company started to use, in a pilot project, thermal insulation jackets made of plastic to protect an isolated steam line, replacing metal sheets. The plastic material has advantages...
17.01.2018

AkzoNobel Launches 12 million Organic Peroxides Expansion in Mexico

AkzoNobel Specialty Chemicals is investing more than €12 million to expand production capacity and upgrade its organic peroxides facility in Los Reyes, Mexico. Organic peroxides are essential ingredients in the manufacturing of a wide range of polymers. The project involves construction of a new...
09.01.2018

Clariant will Increase Prices for PV 23 and Diarylide based Pigments

Clariant, a world leader in specialty chemicals, has announced global price increases for selected pigments. The price increases, which come into effect for delivery as of January 15th, 2018 or as soon as contracts allow, will affect dioxazine violet and diarylide pigments: Prices for PV 23 (dioxazine...
09.01.2018

Evonik Expands Its Range of Base Polymers

The new high-temperature polymer can withstand mechanical stress up to 135°C; the glass transition temperature is 155°C. While the modulus of elasticity of a standard product falls by approximately 80% at 120°C, the decrease for Evonik’s new base polymer is only 15%. Thanks to its high...
09.01.2018

Celanese Announces Successful Startup of Polyacetal Facility of Ibn Sina Joint Venture

Celanese Corporation, a global technology and specialty materials company, announced an update with respect to the Ibn Sina joint venture and its construction of a 50,000 metric tonne polyacetal manufacturing facility in Jubail Industrial City, Saudi Arabia. Celanese has confirmed that the facility...
09.01.2018

Enterprise Products to Expand Butane Isomerization Facility

Enterprise Products Partners L.P. announced that the partnership plans to expand its butane isomerization facility at its complex in Mont Belvieu, Texas. This expansion is supported by long-term agreements to provide butane isomerization, storage and pipeline services, including a 20-year, 35,000 barrel...
09.01.2018

New INEOS Styrolution Distribution Structure in Europe

INEOS Styrolution, the global leader in styrenics, announces the implementation of a new distribution structure in Europe. This new structure, also referred to as the company’s “dual approach”, will give Albis Plastic and the Ultrapolymers Group joint access to most of the European...
09.01.2018

Tikkurila to Sell Its Business Operations in the Balkan Area to Local Management

Tikkurila Oyj has entered into an agreement to sell the entire share capital of its subsidiaries in Serbia and Macedonia to the local management of Tikkurila. The buyer will continue the distribution of Tikkurila branded products in the Balkan area.  Tikkurila's Balkan business operations have...
09.01.2018

Michelin and Sumitomo Corporation to Create Second-Largest Wholesale Player in the US and Mexico

Sumitomo Corporation of Americas (100% owned subsidiary of Sumitomo Corporation ; hereinafter “SCOA”) and Michelin North America Inc. (hereinafter ”MNAI”) announced a definitive agreement to combine their respective North American replacement tire distribution and related service...
09.01.2018

Lubrizol Launches New Breathable, Microbe-resistant Grades Thermoplastic Polyurethane

The Lubrizol Corporation's Engineered Polymers business is pleased to announce the launch of two new thermoplastic polyurethane (TPU) resins for hot melt adhesives (HMAs). These recent developments belong to the plasticizer-free Pearlbond(TM) 300 TPU series -soft polymer solutions that stand out...
09.01.2018

Bostik Completes Acquisition of XL Brands

Bostik completed the acquisition of XL Brands, among the leaders in floor covering adhesives in the United States, on 2 January. With this acquisition, which complements the acquisition of CMP in May 2017, Arkema actively pursues the development of Bostik which should exceed one third of the Group’s...
09.01.2018

Lanxess to Increases Prices for Durethan and Pocan Compounds in North America

Lanxess will increase its prices for Durethan® and Pocan® compounds in North America, effective immediately or as existing agreements allow, as follows: Durethan® A (Polyamide 6.6): $0.14/lb. Durethan® B (Polyamide 6): $0.09/lb. Pocan® (Polybutylene terephthalate, blends): $0.08/lb  Despite...
09.01.2018

Borealis to Study Feasibility of a PP Capacity Increase in Europe

Borealis, a leading provider of innovative solutions in the fields of polyolefins, base chemicals and fertilizers, will study the feasibility to significantly increase the capacity of its polypropylene (PP) plants in Europe. The feasibility study will be carried out over the next nine months and will...
18.12.2017

FTC U.S. omplaint hallenging Tronoxs Proposed Acquisition of Cristal

Earlier this year, the National Titanium Dioxide Company (“Cristal”), signed a definitive agreement for the acquisition of its titanium dioxide (TiO2) business, by Tronox Limited in return for $1.67 billion and a 24% stake in the new entity.  The necessary regulatory approvals have...
18.12.2017

Sika Commissions Third Factory in Texas and Greatly Expands Production in USA

With the opening of a new facility near Houston, Sika is further expanding its presence in the fast-growing US market. The 16-hectare site will be used for manufacturing a comprehensive portfolio of concrete admixtures and mortar products. The facilities will also serve as a strategic business center...
18.12.2017

Petrobras and ExxonMobil Form Strategic Alliance

Petrobras and ExxonMobil signed a memorandum of understanding regarding a strategic alliance to jointly identify and evaluate potential business opportunities. The memorandum of understanding was signed in Rio de Janeiro today by Pedro Parente, president of Petrobras, Brad Corson, president of ExxonMobil...
18.12.2017

Daicel to be Responsible for Marketing of Genomaticas Biobased 1,3-Butylene Glycol in Asia-Pacific

Genomatica and Daicel Corporation announced that Daicel will be responsible for marketing Genomatica’s new, naturally sourced, awardwinning 1,3-butylene glycol, in the Asia-Pacific region. Daicel earns revenues of USD $4 billion per year and is a leading supplier and marketer of ingredients...
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