Jun. 25, 2019News & Opinions
Orion Engineered Carbons has announced plans to expand capacity for gas blacks at its site in Cologne, Germany. The company said the expansion is in response to a continuously growing global market for waterborne and solvent-borne ...
US-based Eastman Chemical has agreed to buy Industrias del Acetato de Celulosa (INACSA), a Spanish producer of cellulosic fiber, for an undisclosed sum.
Jun. 24, 2019News & Opinions
Chevron Phillips Chemical (CPChem) has offered to buy Canada’s Nova Chemicals for more than $15 billion including debt, people familiar with the matter have told Reuters news agency.
Jun. 21, 2019News & Opinions
Dutch tank storage company Standic plans to build a new terminal in Antwerp, Belgium, doubling its existing capacity. The company already operates a storage facility in Dordrecht, the Netherlands.
US coatings company Axalta has initiated a comprehensive review of strategic alternatives, including a potential sale. Its board of directors has formed a strategic review committee, chaired by independent presiding director, former ...
Jun. 20, 2019News & Opinions
Germany’s Covestro has agreed to sell its European polyurethanes systems houses business to private equity group H.I.G. Capital as part of its divestment of non-core assets.
Jun. 19, 2019News & Opinions
A Dutch court has fined Shell €2.5 million following an explosion and fire at its Moerdijk complex on Jun. 3, 2014 that injured two workers.
BASF and China’s Sichuan Lutianhua Co. have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to co-develop a pilot plant to produce dimethyl ether (DME) from syngas with significantly reduced carbon emissions and enhanced efficiency ...
Jun. 18, 2019News & Opinions
Dutch fertilizer and industrial chemicals group OCI and Abu Dhabi National Oil Company (ADNOC) are to partner their fertilizer operations in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA).
Jun. 17, 2019News & Opinions
German drugmaker Boehringer Ingelheim and Danish biotech Gubra have announced a second collaboration and license agreement to develop novel poly-agonist peptides to treat obesity and associated diseases.
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