Keyword: Chlorine


Unipar to Upgrade Largest Chlor-Alkali Plant in Brazil

19.10.2023 -

Brazilian chemical group Unipar Carbocloro will modernize its chlor-alkali plant in Cubatão, Brazil, with electrolyzer technology from Dortmund, Germany-headquartered...


Covestro Starts Energy-Saving Chlorine Plant in Spain

20.02.2023 -

German engineering plastics producer Covestro has started up a new €200 million chlorine plant at its Tarragona complex in Spain. The company said the new facility will...


Ineos to Take Ashta Chemicals from Bigshire Mexico

24.10.2022 -

Ineos Enterprises has agreed to acquire Ashta Chemicals from Bigshire Mexico for an undisclosed sum. The deal that includes a 100,000 kg/y potassium hydroxide (KOH) and a...


Covestro to Hang onto Tarragona MDI Site

14.12.2017 - Engineering plastics producer Covestro has committed itself to continuing production of MDI in Spain rather than close its plant at Tarragona at the end of this year as envisioned...


Solvay sells Spanish Chlorine Plant to CUF

27.11.2017 - Solvay is selling its chloralkali plant at Torrelavega, Spain, to Portuguese producer CUF for an undisclosed sum. CUF said it intends to invest €55 million to acquire the plant and...


Vinnolit Expands Gendorf Chlorine/VCM Capacity

18.10.2017 - German PVC producer Vinnolit has announced plans to expand capacities for chlorine and vinyl chloride monomer (VCM) at its site in Gendorf. The company, which has been part of the...

Plant Construction & Process Technology

Asahi Kasei: Lower Power Consumption Technology for the Chlor-Alkali Industry

10.07.2017 - In 1975, Asahi Kasei began the first commercial chlor-alkali production using the membrane electrolysis process. This industrial process for the electrolysis of sodium chloride...


Nuberg Wins Egyptian Caustic Soda Plant

06.06.2017 - India-based engineering contractor Nuberg has received the nod from Egyptian Petrochemicals Company (EPC) to build a 228,000 t/d turnkey plant for caustic soda and chlorine in...