Keyword: Materials

Strategy & Management

Material Solutions for the Automotive Industry

02.04.2018 - Following the founding of Asahi Kasei Europe (AKEU), based in Düsseldorf, Germany, and the opening of a European R&D center in Dormagen, Germany, the Japanese chemical company has...

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Excellence in Plastics & Chemistry

24.11.2017 - With some 600 companies employing around 13,000 people, the plastics and chemicals cluster is one of the state of Brandenburg’s industrial mainstays. There is virtually no other...

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DowDuPont Delays Split, Plans Share Buyback

06.11.2017 - As part of its first financial report, the chemical industry’s newest giant, the merged DowDuPont, has announced it has rolled back its timetable for splitting into three...

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Venator Materials to Close US Plants

26.09.2017 - UK-based Venator Materials - the Huntsman pigments & additives spin-off - has announced its intention to close two colored pigment plants in the US by the end of 2017. The plants...

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Merck KGaA Opens Applications Lab in Shanghai

01.08.2017 - German pharmaceuticals, chemicals and life sciences group Merck has opened a new application laboratory for its Performance Materials business sector in Shanghai, China. The...

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Umicore Confirmed to Infringe NMC Patents

22.12.2016 - In its final determination, the full International Trade Commission (ITC) has ruled that Umicore infringed the patents of BASF and Argonne National Laboratory for nickel-manganese...

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Amyris Extends Farnesene Pact with Kuraray

09.12.2016 - US industrial bioscience company Amyris has agreed a multi-year extension to its farnesene collaboration with long-term partner Kuraray. The agreement relates to the use of Amyris...

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Chemical and Hardware Firms Team up on 3D Printing

04.11.2016 - New partnerships to develop materials for 3D printing are springing up to kick-start growth in an industry that experts say is being hampered by a lack of suitable materials. In...