May. 05, 2018Topics
The port of Antwerp is not only an important international hub for the chemical and petrochemical industry, especially for these industries it is a significant production site too.
Apr. 28, 2017News & Opinions
German specialty chemicals producer Lanxess will invest EUR 25m in its Lillo complex in Antwerp, Belgium’s harbor during 2017. The company said most of the money will be spent on improving the efficiency of its polyamide chain, which ...
Nov. 21, 2016Topics
In the last 12 months, developments in China’s chemical industry have been somewhat contradictory, as illustrated by two different company statements made in September.
Aug. 06, 2015News & Opinions
DSM has completed the merger of its caprolactam, acrylonitrile and composite resins businesses into a new joint venture with private equity group CVC Capital Partners. The new company known as Chemical Invest is comprised of the Dutch ...
May. 19, 2015News & Opinions
First Clariant, now DSM is rumored to be in the crosshairs of German chemical producer Evonik, which appears to be in the market for a major acquisition.
May. 11, 2015News & Opinions
BASF has inaugurated a wholly owned 100,000 t/y plant for PA 6 and PA 6.6, sold under the "Ultramid" trademark, at Shanghai Chemical Industry Park (SCIP).
Nov. 06, 2014News & Opinions
Dutch food and chemicals group DSM may sell or spin off lower-performing units, CEO Feike Sijbesma told journalists in a telephone conference to report third-quarter results.
Nov. 20, 2013News & Opinions
Dutch food and chemicals group DSM will spin off its pharmaceuticals unit into a new joint venture majority-owned by private equity firm JLL Partners as the company shifts its focus toward higher-margin products.
Aug. 28, 2013News & Opinions
Poland's PKN Orlen, which claims to be the largest oil and petrochemicals producer in the former East Bloc, has announced plans to widen its production capacity for phenol and acetone.
May. 24, 2013News & Opinions
Air Liquide has just signed a long-term contract with Fujian Shenyuan New Materials (Fujian Shenyuan) to supply industrial gases for its caprolactam production project located in Lianjiang Kemen Economic & Development Zone, Fujian ...
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