Nouryon (formerly AkzoNobel Specialty Chemicals) Is the Industries worldwide rely on essential chemistry in the manufacture of everyday products such as paper, plastics, building materials, and personal care items. Nouryon has about 10,000 employees and operates in over 80 countries around the world.
Divisions and Companies owned by Nouryon
Production of basic chemicals
Nobian (Nouryon Industrial Chemicals) is a European leader in the production of essential base chemicals for industries ranging from construction and cleaning to pharmaceuticals and water treatment. We excel in the safe and reliable supply of high-purity salt, chlor-alkali and chloromethanes, thanks to our integrated value chain and modern production sites in the Netherlands, Germany and Denmark.
Nouryon to expand MCA capacity at chemical cluster Delfzijl, the Netherlands
Nouryon plans to expand its production capacity for monochloroacetic acid (MCA) by the end of 2020. MCA is essential in the manufacture of many crop protection and home and personal care products a...
Nouryon and INEOS Nitriles break ground on new facilities in Germany
Nouryon and INEOS Nitriles have broken ground on new facilities to be built at INEOS’ Köln site in Germany. The units will produce raw materials for Nouryon’s high-quality, biodegradable chelates, ...
Celanese to acquire Nouryon’s Elotex business
Acquisition marks critical step in Celanese’s Acetyl Core derivatization strategy and supports continued growth of VAE emulsions business
Nouryon plans world-scale sustainable facility for Ethylene amines
Nouryon inaugurated a demonstration plant in Stenungsund, Sweden to showcase a more sustainable technology platform to produce ethylene amines and their derivatives. The technology is based on ethy...
Nouryon to double surfactants capacity in Sweden to support growing innovation pipeline
The €12-million expansion and upgrade project includes the installation of a new reactor and is expected to be completed by the first quarter of 2021.
Nouryon invests in metal alkyls plant at Rotterdam, The Netherlands
Nouryon has made a series of investments at its metal alkyls plant in Rotterdam, the Netherlands to improve efficiency and increase capacity. The projects will enable the company to continue meetin...
Nouryon completes expandable microspheres expansion in Sweden
Nouryon has completed a €20 million project at Sundsvall, Sweden that significantly raises production capacity for its Expancel expandable microspheres. These are used to enhance the properties of ...
Nouryon completes colloidal silica expansion in Sweden
Nouryon (formerly AkzoNobel Specialty Chemicals) has raised production capacity for surface-modified colloidal silica at its Bohus site in Sweden. The €4-million expansion primarily adds capacity f...
Nouryon starts work on chloromethanes expansion in Germany
Nouryon will start construction in May on a project to further increase capacity for chloromethanes at its site in Frankfurt, Germany. The expansion is expected to be completed in 2020.
W2C Rotterdam project welcomes Shell as partner
Shell joins as equity partner with Air Liquide, Enerkem, Nouryon and the Port of Rotterdam. The proposed project in Rotterdam will be the first of its kind in Europe to make valuable chemicals and ...
Nouryon reduces carbon dioxide emissions with additional bio-steam supply
Nouryon will increase the use of bio-steam at its salt production at Hengelo, in the Netherlands, making the production more sustainable and reducing carbon dioxide emissions.
AkzoNobel Specialty Chemicals to upgrade Rotterdam chlor-alkali plant
AkzoNobel Specialty Chemicals will upgrade its Rotterdam chlor-alkali plant to strengthen development of the local industrial cluster. The company is preparing to invest in a second, independent pr...