Sep. 07, 2018News & Opinions
ChemChina is studying potential asset sales as it prepares a mega merger with Sinochem Group, the news agency Bloomberg has reported, citing “people with knowledge of the matter.” Chinese authorities are said to have granted ...
Aug. 28, 2018News & Opinions
German chemicals distributor Gustav Grolman has expanded its distribution pact for BASF’s Baxxoduramine-based curing agents used in processing epoxy resin to markets in Italy, Spain and Portugal.
May. 18, 2018News & Opinions
Adnoc Steams Ahead With Ruwais Expansion
Apr. 09, 2018News & Opinions
Ineos said last week it is making progress on its plans announced in September 2017 to build a 300,000 t/y plant for vinyl acetate monomer (VAM) at one of its integrated European production sites to reduce dependence on imports.
Mar. 30, 2018News & Opinions
Styrenics producer Ineos Styrolution is adding its name to the growing list of chemical producers planning to invest in new production facilities on the US Gulf coast. The company announced on Mar. 28 that it is commissioning an ...
Mar. 28, 2018News & Opinions
In a move that may explain why GlaxoSmithKline last week turned thumbs down on bidding for Pfizer’s consumer drugs business, the UK’s largest drugmaker has announced plans to buy Novartis’ 35.6% stake in the ...
Mar. 26, 2018News & Opinions
The government of Belgium’s Brussels region has lodged a complaint against the European Commission in the European Court of Justice (ECJ) over its decision late last year to reauthorize the total herbicide glyphosate for five more ...
Mar. 19, 2018News & Opinions
Noramco, a global leading producer of controlled substances for the pharmaceutical industry, and AMPAC Fine Chemicals (AFC), a major manufacturer of Active Pharmaceutical Ingredients (APIs) with cGMP facilities in the US, have agreed to ...
Germany’s Lanxess has commissioned a new compounding line for the engineering plastics PA and PBT, sold under the trademarks of Durethan and Pocan, at Krefeld-Uerdingen, Germany. The 10,000 t/y upgrade cost €7 million.
Mar. 12, 2018News & Opinions
An initial public offering (IPO) by Saudi Aramco is unlikely to take place before 2019 at the earliest, according to reports from London, where Prince Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman recently held talks with the British government.
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