Evonik expands market positions in C4 products
Evonik Industries has strengthened its leading position in C4-based products and has successfully, and on time, put into operation new production plants in Antwerp (Belgium). Also in the Marl Chemi...
Solvay launches production of highly dispersible silica for energy saving tires in Poland
Launch of Highly Dispersible Silica (HDS) at its new state-of-the-art plant in Wloclawek, Poland, to address strong and growing regional demand for energy saving tires.
BASF commissions pilot plant for the production of novel PU-aerogel insulating panels
Production of the first sample quantities of the new high-performance insulating material SLENTITE® for customized climate management at the Lemförde location
GFBiochemicals Starts Production Of Levulinic Acid
Biobased chemical company GFBiochemicals has started commercial production at its 10,000 MT/a capacity levulinic acid plant in Caserta, Italy.
AkzoNobel and Evonik announce production joint venture for chlorine/potassium hydroxide solution
AkzoNobel and Evonik Industries have joined forces to build and operate a new membrane electrolysis facility for potassium hydroxide solution and chlorine in Germany. Start-up is expected by the en...
OCI N.V. has reached agreement to acquire BioMCN
OCI N.V. (NYSE Euronext: OCI) today announced it has reached agreement to acquire BioMCN, a methanol producer and pioneer in bio-methanol production based in The Netherlands, for EUR 15 million.
Solvay begins alkoxylation production at two new large-scale plants in Europe and Asia
Solvay has started production at its two new large-scale and “on-pipe” alkoxylation facilities in Moerdijk, the Netherlands, and in Singapore. Both units are located in integrated petrochemical hub...