Keyword: Chlorine

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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Covestro to Keep Tarragona MDI Unit on Stream

17.03.2017 - Citing a “significant” increase in demand, Germany-based engineering plastics producer Covestro will keep its 200,000 t/y MDI plant at Tarragona, Spain, on stream rather than...

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Vencorex Expands Global Isocyanates

04.01.2017 - French isocyanates producer Vencorex, a joint venture between Thailand’s PTT Global Chemical with 51% and Sweden’s Perstorp with 49%, has announced the completion of several...