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  1. High Value Chemicals For Pharmaceuticals Could Be Made Cheaper And Greener By New Catalysts

    High value chemicals used to make pharmaceuticals could be made much cheaper and quicker thanks to a series of new catalysts made by scientists at the University of Warwick in collaboration with GoldenKeys High-Tech Co., Ltd. in China

  2. BASF To Expand Integrated Ethylene Oxide And Derivatives Complex At Its Verbund Site In Antwerp

    In line with its customer-focused corporate strategy, BASF will expand the capacity of ethylene oxide and ethylene oxide derivatives at its Verbund site in Antwerp, Belgium. The total investment adds about 400,000 metric tons per year to BASF’s production capacity for the corresponding products with an expected investment amount exceeding €500M

  3. Alfa Laval Wins SEK 110 Million Natural Gas Order

    Alfa Laval - a world leader in heat transfer, centrifugal separation and fluid handling - has won an order to supply air cooler systems to a gas processing plant in the U.S. The order has a value of approximately SEK 110 million and is booked in the Welded Heat Exchangers unit of the Energy Division, with deliveries scheduled for 2020

  4. MOL And thyssenkrupp Lay The Foundation Stone For New Polyol Complex In Hungary

    thyssenkrupp is building a new integrated chemical complex in Hungary. The foundation for the polyol production plant was laid on September 27, 2019 in Tiszaújváros. The MOL Group, a leading international oil and gas company, is investing a total of 1.2 billion euros in the new plant complex. It is expected to go into operation in 2021 and produce around 200,000 tons of polyols per year

  5. High Shear Mixer Providing Elite Shear for Manufacturers

    The patented ROSS MegaShear is an Ultra High Shear Rotor/Stator ideal for high-throughput emulsification, dispersion and homogenization.

  6. CI Capital's Maroon Group Acquires Specialty Chemicals Distributor Cambrian Solutions Of Ontario, Canada

    Maroon Group LLC ("Maroon Group") announced today that it has acquired Cambrian Solutions, a distributor of specialty ingredients and chemicals based in Oakville, Ontario, Canada

  7. Michelin, IFP Energies Nouvelles, And Axens Give A New Dimension To The BioButterfly Project

    Michelin, IFPEN, and Axens announce on 26 September 2019 the construction of the first industrial-scale prototype of a plant producing butadiene from bioethanol in France

  8. Enterprise To Build PDH 2 Plant; Supported By Long-Term Agreements With LyondellBasell

    LyondellBasell Industries N.V. (“LyondellBasell”) and Enterprise Products Partners L.P. (“Enterprise”) recently announced that their respective affiliates have executed long-term contracts that support construction of Enterprise’s second propane dehydrogenation (“PDH”) plant (“PDH 2”)

  9. BASF Expands Production Capacity For Neopentylglycol

    BASF has increased the capacity of its neopentyl glycol (NPG) plant at the Verbund site in Ludwigshafen, Germany, by 10,000 metric tons per year. Thus, the company has a total of 215,000 metric tons of NPG capacity with facilities in Ludwigshafen, Freeport / USA, Nanjing and Jilin / China

  10. ADM Joins Forces With LG Chem To Develop Sustainable Technology For Superabsorbent Polymers Used In Diapers

    Archer Daniels Midland Company and LG Chem today announced a joint development agreement to create biobased acrylic acid, a foundational element required in the manufacture of superabsorbent polymers (SAP) used in a range of hygiene products, including diapers