Keyword: electric vehicles


Arkema Takes Majority Stake in PI Advanced Materials

30.06.2023 -

French specialty chemicals company Arkema plans to acquire the 54% majority stake held by Glenwood Private Equity in South Korea-listed PI Advanced Materials (PIAM) for...


IVL Seeks new Battery Partner as Capchem Deal Folds

21.04.2023 -

Thailand’s Indorama Ventures (IVL) says it is “continuing to assess” plans to build and operate a plant for “world-class” lithium-ion battery solvents at one of its...


DuPont Cancels Agreement to Acquire Rogers

04.11.2022 -

DuPont has terminated the agreement announced in November last year to acquire the outstanding shares of electronics materials specialist Rogers Corporation for $5.2...


Umicore Accelerates Expansion Plans

29.04.2016 - Belgium’s Umicore, a leading supplier of cathode materials for batteries, is accelerating its capacity expansion plans to meet a surge in demand from hybrid and electric vehicles...

Chemistry & Life Sciences

Battery Material Producers Remain Optimistic

06.08.2013 - Technology - Companies developing and producing chemicals for the large battery market are remaining bullish about its prospects despite its spectacular failure so far to live up...


BASF to Take on Asia's Battery Chemicals Makers

16.07.2012 - BASF need not be worried by dominant Asian players' expertise in batteries as the world's largest chemicals maker looks to become a leading provider of materials at the heart of...