Jan. 08, 2020News & OpinionsHeadlines
EU member states are now said close to agreeing on implementing a general tax on non-recyclable plastic waste as one means of filling the €15 billion gap that will be left in the union’s budget when the UK – one of the ...
Jan. 07, 2020News & OpinionsHeadlines
Norwegian silicon producer Elkem has agreed to take over Polysil, a leading Chinese manufacturer of silicone elastomers and resins. The deal, which values Polysil up to 941 million Chinese yuan, including potential bonus and earn-outs ...
SABIC is liquidating three of its subsidiaries as part of its ongoing transformation program to become more agile and cost-efficient. In a statement to the Tadawul stock exchange on Dec. 31, the Saudi chemical producer said it will ...
Following all necessary approvals, BASF has completed the sale of its ultrafiltration membrane business to DuPont’s Safety & Construction division, as announced in September 2019.
Jan. 06, 2020News & OpinionsHeadlines
US healthcare giant Johnson & Johnson has been on a roller coaster ride for around two years, and its fortunes – along with its share price – continued moving up and down as 2019 gave way to 2020.
Switzerland’s DKSH has signed a contract to buy Axieo, a specialty chemicals distributor headquartered in Victoria, Australia, with an office also in Auckland, New Zealand.
Jan. 03, 2020News & OpinionsHeadlines
Progressing its upgrade of output capability along the PA 6.6 chain, Ascend Performance Materials announced just before the end of 2019 that it had finalized planning for an expansion of adiponitrile (ADN) capacity at its Decatur, Alabama, ...
Widening its engagement in China, LyondellBasell has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to form a new 50:50 joint venture with Chinese state-owned petrochemicals and energy giant Sinopec.
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