Oct. 01, 2019News & OpinionsHeadlines
Hungarian oil and petrochemicals company MOL has broken ground on its polyols project in Tiszaújváros. The new plant will produce around 200,000 t/y of polyols with start-up expected in 2021.
Following an “extensive and comprehensive” strategic review, US engineering and construction company Fluor has decided to sell certain businesses in order to improve its financial stability and allow the remaining assets to ...
US private equity group Clayton, Dubilier & Rice (CD&R) has made a public offering of nearly 11.6 million shares (representing 6.9% of its issued and outstanding shares) in Univar Solutions.
Sep. 30, 2019News & OpinionsHeadlines
Russia’s Sibur, through its subsidiary Biaxplen, has acquired a 50% stake in Italian biaxially oriented PP (BOPP) films producer Manucor. Financial terms were not disclosed.
BASF has boosted its aroma ingredients business through two deals – an acquisition of Dutch flavor and fragrance company Isobionics and a partnership agreement with US synthetic biotechnology company Conagen.
Sep. 27, 2019News & OpinionsHeadlines
Enterprise Products Partners and LyondellBasell have signed long-term contracts that will support the construction of Enterprises’s second propane dehydrogenation (PDH) plant in Mont Belvieu, Texas, USA.
Brenntag has appointed Christian Kohlpaintner as its next CEO and member of the management board with effect from Jan. 1, 2020, replacing Steven Holland who will retire.
Sep. 26, 2019News & OpinionsHeadlines
German drug discovery and development company Evotec has entered into a strategic, multi-year collaboration with Japan’s Takeda Pharmaceutical that could be worth in excess of $850 million.
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