Keyword: Acids


KBR Acquires Acetic Acid Technology

27.03.2023 -

US multinational engineering group KBR has acquired an acetic acid technology called Acetica for an undisclosed sum. The carbonylation technology, which was owned and...


Manufacturing Partially Saturated Free Fatty Acids with Evonik Catalysts

23.03.2023 -

In oleochemical production, partially saturated free fatty acids are an important alternative raw material to their fully saturated counterparts. Their manufacture can...


Afyren Sites Second Organic Acids Plant in Thailand

01.02.2023 -

French greentech firm Afyren will build a second bio-based organic acids plant, this time in Thailand, adding to a first facility in France. Marking its first...


Fluid Energy Sells Acid Business to Dorf Ketal

13.01.2023 -

Canada’s Fluid Energy Group has sold its global modified and synthetic acid business, including the Triton industrial business, to Dorf Ketal FZE, a wholly owned...

Chemicals & Distribution

Manufacturing Saturated Free Fatty Acids for Oleochemical Applications

Evonik Industries AG -

Fully saturated free fatty acids are an important feedstock for the oleochemical industry.


Ineos Mulls Acetic acid Unit in US

20.06.2022 -

Ineos Acetyls has launched a feasibility study to explore building a world scale plant for acetic acid and derivatives on the US Gulf coast.


Fufeng to Toll Manfacture Evonik’s L-threonine in China

12.01.2018 - German chemical producer Evonik has signed a toll manufacturing agreement with China’s Fufeng Group that will see Fufeng produce Evonik’s L-threonine amino acid in China, using the...


Tecnimont and Mitsubishi in Propylene Pact

02.01.2018 - Metgas Processing Technologies, a wholly owned subsidiary of Italian engineering group Maire Tecnimont, has executed a framework agreement with Japan’s Mitsubishi Chemical to...