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  1. Grace Licenses UNIPOL® PP Process Technology To Bharat Petroleum Corporation Limited

    W. R. Grace & Co. (NYSE:GRA), the leading independent supplier of polyolefin catalyst technology and polypropylene (PP) process technology, has licensed its UNIPOL® PP Process Technology to Bharat Petroleum Corporation Limited (BPCL)

  2. Cabot Corporation Announces Grand Opening Of Wuhai Fumed Silica Manufacturing Facility

    Cabot Corporation recently announced the grand opening of its newest fumed silica manufacturing facility, located in Wuhai, Inner Mongolia, China

  3. Cracking The Ethylene Code

    From soda bottles to polyester clothing, ethylene is part of many products we use every day. In part to meet demand, the Shell Oil Company is building an ethane cracker plant in Beaver County, Pa., specifically to produce ethylene molecules from the abundant ethane found in natural gas.

  4. McDermott To Explore Strategic Alternatives For Lummus Technology

    McDermott International, Inc. (NYSE: MDR) today announced it recently received unsolicited approaches to acquire all or part of Lummus Technology, McDermott's industry-leading technology business, with valuation exceeding $2.5 billion

  5. LyondellBasell Adds New Production At Knapsack Creating World’s Largest Polypropylene Compounding Facility

    LyondellBasell recently announced its Knapsack, Germany site is now the world’s largest polypropylene compounding facility. The manufacturing site earned the new title with the startup of its fifth production line

  6. Clariant And Orlen Południe Announce License Agreement On Sunliquid Cellulosic Ethanol Technology

    Clariant, a focused and innovative specialty chemical company, and ORLEN Południe, a member of ORLEN Group, which is a leader in the fuels and energy markets and the largest player in Central and Eastern Europe, today signed a license agreement on sunliquid cellulosic ethanol technology.

  7. Evonik Celebrates The Official Groundbreaking Of The New Polyamide 12 Complex In Marl

    Specialty chemicals company Evonik has officially begun construction on its largest investment to date in Germany. Armin Laschet, the minister president of the federal state of North Rhine-Westphalia, and Christian Kullmann, the chairman of the executive board of Evonik Industries AG, stood in the front row as over 200 shovels were planted in the ground at the construction site in the middle of Marl Chemical Park

  8. Emerson Partners With San Jacinto College On New Center For Petrochemical, Energy, And Technology

    Emerson, a global technology and engineering company, has helped design, equip and provide training tools for San Jacinto College’s new Center for Petrochemical, Energy, and Technology (CPET), designed to empower students of all levels with the skills and training needed to support careers in the evolving petrochemical and refining industries.

  9. Entegris Acquires Hangzhou Anow Microfiltration Co., Ltd.

    Entegris, Inc., a leader in specialty chemicals and advanced materials solutions, announced recently it has acquired Hangzhou Anow Microfiltration Co., Ltd., a filtration company for diverse industries including semiconductor, pharmaceutical, and medical

  10. Air Liquide Announces Significant Investment In The U.S. Gulf Coast To Support New Long-Term Agreement With Methanex Corporation

    Air Liquide announces an agreement with Methanex Corporation to supply oxygen, nitrogen and utilities to its upcoming methanol plant expansion project in Geismar, Louisiana. To serve Methanex and its other customers in the industrial basin that encompases Geismar and Baton Rouge, Air Liquide will invest more than 270 million US dollars in two new large Air Separation Units and infrastructure assets connected to its Mississippi River Pipeline, and significantly increase its production capacity in the U.S. Gulf Coast region