Keyword: sodium


Solvay Launches Bio-silica, Plans Capacity in Italy, USA

20.01.2023 -

Solvay is investing an undisclosed sum at its site in Livorno, Italy, to launch its first circular highly dispersible silica (HDS), which is made with bio-based sodium...


Arkema Divests Phosphorous Business

31.10.2022 -

As part of its “dynamic portfolio management,” French specialty chemicals producer Arkema said it has agreed to sell its subsidiary Febex, a global player in phosphorus...


India’s Calibre Buys RheinPerChemie from Evonik

13.09.2022 -

Indian specialty chemicals company Calibre Chemicals has agreed to acquire RheinPerChemie (RPC) from Evonik. Based in Rheinfelden, Germany, RPC manufactures ammonium and...


Superior Plus Buys IDI from Lanxess

19.10.2017 - Canada’s Superior Plus Corp. has agreed to buy International Dioxcide (IDI) from Lanxess for an undisclosed sum. IDI provides sodium chlorate-based solutions, including small-scale...


Canexus Takes Chemtrade Logistics

13.02.2017 - Canadian sodium chlorate and chloralkali company Canexus has approved its takeover by Chemtrade Logistics. Under a deal agreed last December, Chemtrade will pay 1.65 Canadian...


Fracking Chemicals Burn at Lubrizol in US

20.11.2015 - A fire at a Lubrizol plant in Leetsdale Industrial Park near Pittsburgh, Pennylvania, in the US on Nov. 17 injured one worker and prompted a hazmat response by local firefighters...

Chemistry & Life Sciences

New Opportunities for Process Chemical Producers

04.06.2014 - Refining and Petrochemicals - The golden age of refining which peaked in the first decade of this century is over. Now oil refining has become a far more complex operation. Since...