INEOS Enterprises doubles Biodiesel production in Baleycourt
INEOS Enterprises hopes to double its biodiesel production capacity at its site in Baleycourt, Verdun (France) by 2008, from 110,000 tons per year to 220,000.
BASF’s new isopropanolamine plant started up
BASF has started up a new production facility for isopropanolamines (IPOA) at its Ludwigshafen site. Withan annual capacity of 15,000 metric tons, this is the sole dedicated facility of this type i...
BASF increases capacity for biodegradable plastic Ecoflex®
The new plant will have a total capacity of 6,000 metric tons a year, and complements the 8,000 metric ton plant in Ludwigshafen. Ecoflex® is a specialty plastic, which belongs to BASF’s Styrene Pl...
GE opens new Lexan plant in Cartagena
General Electric opened its new Lexan resin plant in Cartagena, Murcia. It is the third phase of the complex of GE Advanced Materials. The plant investment is 600 million euros. The total investmen...
BASF increases production for acrylic acid and superabsorbent polymers (SAP) in Antwerp and butyl acrylate in Ludwigshafen, Germany
BASF will increase capacity of SAP to 175,000 tonne/year from 115,000 tonne/year. Capacity for the precursor acrylic acid will be extended as a result and a second plant with a capacity of 160,000 ...
Vinnolit: Expansion of Paste-PVC in Burghausen
The expansion, based on the Emulsion-PVC process, will increase annual capacity at this site from 50kt to 71kt
Plant Construction Begins in Delfzijl
The construction of Akzo Nobel’s new chlorine and monochloroacetic acid (MCA) plants has started in Delfzijl, the Netherlands.