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BASF Upgrades Polyacrylates at Ludwigshafen

22.01.2020 - With a “single-digit million-euro” investment, BASF has improved the flexibility of its water-soluble polyacrylates plant at its Ludwigshafen, Germany, headquarters site and...

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Domo Chemicals Appoints Yves Bonte as CEO and Chairman of the Board

21.01.2020 - Domo Chemicals has appointed Yves Bonte to succeed current CEO Alex Segers during February, 2020. Segers has held the CEO position since Domo started its chemical activities in...

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IMCD Buys Israeli Distributor

21.01.2020 - Following a busy acquisition program in the second half of last year, Dutch distributor IMCD has kicked off 2020 with another addition to its stable. This time, the Rotterdam-based...

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ADM and P2 Partner on Plant-based Chemicals

21.01.2020 - US food processing giant ADM has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with green chemistry company P2 Science to develop and commercialize plant-based monomers, polymers and...

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China to Put Curbs on Single-use Plastics

21.01.2020 - China is following the lead of developed countries and economic blocs with plans to put curbs on production, sale and use of single-use plastic products, which are becoming a...

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Activist Nominates Members to GCP’S Board

20.01.2020 - Activist investor Starboard Value has nominated nine directors to the board of GCP Applied Technologies, launching a potential proxy battle. The nominations comprise seven new...

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EU Clears Synthomer Takeover of Omnova

20.01.2020 - London-headquartered Synthomer has received conditional clearance from the European Commission to acquire Omnova Solutions, a US specialty chemicals and additives manufacturer...

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Bayer’s Vitravki Faces Pricing Hurdles

20.01.2020 - Bayer has run into difficulty with healthcare providers in England and Germany over the high cost of the German group’s new “tissue-agnostic” cancer drug Vitrakvi, which was...