Keyword: Automotive industry


Radici Opens China Polymer Plant

27.04.2023 -

Italian polyamide and polymer specialist Radici has opened a new manufacturing plant in Suzhou, China, stepping up its presence in the Asian market. The site is designed...


Versalis Expands Elastomers at Ravenna

19.04.2023 -

Versalis is planning a project at its site in Ravenna, Italy, to increase capacity for elastomers. Estimated investment costs are put at about $80 million

Strategy & Management

Material Solutions for the Automotive Industry

02.04.2018 - Following the founding of Asahi Kasei Europe (AKEU), based in Düsseldorf, Germany, and the opening of a European R&D center in Dormagen, Germany, the Japanese chemical company has...


Borealis Studies European PP Expansion

08.11.2017 - Major polyolefins producer Borealis is to undertake a feasibility study on a series of PP capacity increases during the next nine months. The study will assess a program of...


Evonik With New Composite Molding Technique

25.01.2017 - German chemical producer Evonik has combined two traditional production techniques to develop a new method of mass-producing complex molded composite parts. The PulPress method...


Trinseo to Produce ABS in China

07.11.2016 - Trinseo, the former Dow Chemical styrenics business, will begin production of ABS resin at its Zhangjiagang, China, site in 2017. The Chinese production will use the US company’s...


EU Chemicals Growth Still Lags, CEFIC Says

07.07.2016 - Chemical production in the 28 EU member states shrank by 0.7% year-on-year on average in the first four months of 2016 and thus remained 5.9% below the pre-crisis 2008 level, the...

Markets & Companies

Adding Value to Plastics

05.04.2016 - Demand is growing around the world for plastics to be made with varying physical and chemical characteristics which can be tailored to specific end-uses. Additives are added to...