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 to invest at Knapsack site
Expansion of chlorine, EDC and VCM. Further development of the internal cooling technology for S-PVC
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.
DSM Opens The World's Largest Vitamin E Plant In Sisseln, Switzerland
The new factory has the capacity to produce approximately 25 000 tons of vitamin E a year.