Current Headlines

  1. Berry Global Joins SABIC In The Production And Use Of Circular Polymers From Chemical Recycling
    11/11/2019

    Berry Global Group, Inc. announced today its collaboration with global chemical industry leader, SABIC in driving the innovation and use of polyolefin resins made from chemical recycling

  2. LyondellBasell Announces Its Gulf Coast Plant Is 20 Percent Complete
    11/11/2019

    LyondellBasell, today announced construction on its propylene oxide (PO) and tertiary butyl alcohol (TBA) plant has surpassed 20 percent completion, with work shifting from foundation and infrastructure construction to vertical assembly

  3. Adiprene Prepolymers From LANXESS Offer New Possibilities In 3D Printing
    11/11/2019

    Specialty chemicals company LANXESS is offering the next generation of Low Free (LF) isocyanate urethane prepolymers that can be formulated into resins for 3D printing (additive manufacturing)

  4. Sumitomo Chemical America Joins Greentown Labs As Terawatt Partner
    11/8/2019

    Greentown Labs, the largest cleantech startup incubator in North America, today announced Sumitomo Chemical America as its newest Terawatt Partner. Sumitomo Chemical America, Sumitomo Chemical's regional headquarters for the Americas, is a member of a group of more than 160 companies operating around the world in business sectors as diverse as petrochemicals and plastics, energy and functional materials, IT-related chemicals, health and crop sciences, and pharmaceuticals

  5. voxeljet AG And Evonik Industries— A Multi-Billion Global Leader In Specialty Chemicals, Enter Into A New R&D Partnership To Develop New Material Systems For Series Production Of Plastic Components Using 3D Printing
    11/7/2019

    voxeljet AG (the “Company”, or “voxeljet”), a leading OEM and provider of high-speed, large-format 3D printers and on-demand parts services to industrial and commercial customers, today announced a new research and development partnership with Creavis- the strategic innovation unit of Evonik Industries, to develop new material systems for series production of plastic components using 3D printing

  6. Perstorp Breaks Ground In India To Significantly Boost Penta Business
    11/7/2019

    New Gujarat Penta plant will secure a long-term presence in the growth region of Asia. Our state-of-the-art plant for production of Penta, including the renewable grade, Voxtar, will provide up to 60% reduced carbon footprint. The construction commenced in October this year, with commercial production planned to start in Q1 2022

  7. Avantium Advances Its Plant-Based MEG Technology With The Opening Of Its Demonstration Plant
    11/7/2019

    Avantium recently inaugurates its plant-based MEG (mono-ethylene glycol) demonstration factory in Chemie Park Delfzijl, the Netherlands, bringing industry yet another solution to reduce the reliance on fossil resources

  8. McDermott's Lummus Technology Awarded Petrochemicals Contract In China
    11/7/2019

    McDermott International, Inc. (NYSE: MDR) today announced that it has been awarded a sizeable* technology contract by Formosa Chemicals Industries Ningbo Limited for the technology license and basic engineering services for a grassroots alpha-methylstyrene (AMS) recovery unit in Ningbo, China

  9. ExxonMobil, FuelCell Energy Expand Agreement For Carbon Capture Technology
    11/6/2019

    ExxonMobil and FuelCell Energy, Inc. said recently they have signed a new, two-year expanded joint-development agreement to further enhance carbonate fuel cell technology for the purpose of capturing carbon dioxide from industrial facilities

  10. AIChE Announces Grant From Celanese To Advance Process Safety Learning; Inclusion In Chemical Engineering Field
    11/6/2019

    The American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AIChE) has announced a major funding commitment from Celanese Corporation (NYSE: CE), a global chemical and specialty materials company, in support of core initiatives of the AIChE Foundation’s “Doing a World of Good” campaign and the Undergraduate Process Safety Learning Initiative