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Evonik Inaugurates New Plant in Shanghai

Speciality Chemicals

Evonik Inaugurates New Plant in Shanghai

09/11/2017 - The specialty chemicals group Evonik has established a new plant for the production of organically modified specialty silicones. The aim behind this move is to strengthen the company’s presence in one of the world’s most dynamic markets. read...

Akzo Nobel Acquires Disa Technology

Aerospace Technical Marking Systems

Akzo Nobel Acquires Disa Technology

09/11/2017 - Dutch chemical company Akzo Nobel strengthens its global position by acquiring Disa Technology. The acquisition is expected to add new technologies and services to the company’s existing portfolio. read...

Growing Importance of Adhesives

Germany: Market Study

Growing Importance of Adhesives

09/10/2017 - Adhesives are growing more important in industrial products, in the construction industry, in sports and leisure articles, and in many other segments. read...

Scientists Produce Methanol from Air

UK: Catalysis

Scientists Produce Methanol from Air

09/10/2017 - Scientists at Cardiff University in the UK have created methanol from methane using oxygen from the air. read...

AMC Wins $ 604 Million EPC Contract for US Methanol Plant

USA: Engineering

AMC Wins $ 604 Million EPC Contract for US Methanol Plant

09/09/2017 - Amec Foster Wheeler has been awarded a $ 604 million engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) fixed price contract for part of a $ 1.85 billion methanol plant being developed by Yuhuang Chemical Inc (YCI) in Lousiana. read...

New Management Structure at Akzo Nobel

The Netherlands: Speciality Chemicals

New Management Structure at Akzo Nobel

09/09/2017 - Akzo Nobel announced a new management structure for its Paints and Coatings business in advance of creating two focused high-performing businesses; Paints and Coatings and Specialty Chemicals. read...

MoU Signed to Launch Pharma Innovation Programme Singapore

Pharma Manufacturing

MoU Signed to Launch Pharma Innovation Programme Singapore

09/08/2017 - Signed between an agency, institute and three pharmaceutical companies, the initiative aims to develop the country’s pharma manufacturing sector by transforming its manufacturing operations and technologies. The Ministry for Trade and Industry also encourages manufacturing in the country. read...

Australian Operations of Amneal Pharma Acquired by Arrow Pharma

Acquisition Pharma Industry

Australian Operations of Amneal Pharma Acquired by Arrow Pharma

09/08/2017 - Arrow Pharmaceuticals acquires the Australian operations of Amneal Pharmaceuticals for AUD 17 million. The acquisition will enable the company to accelerate its market reach and also help it to become one of the leading players in the Australian generics market. read...

Shell Sells its Share in Sadaf to Sabic

Petrochemicals

Shell Sells its Share in Sadaf to Sabic

09/08/2017 - Shell has completed the procedure of selling 50 % of its share in Sadaf, the petrochemicals joint venture, in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia to Sabic for $820 million. read...

IEA Assesses Hurricane Harvey’s Impact on Oil and Gas Markets

Oil and Gas

IEA Assesses Hurricane Harvey’s Impact on Oil and Gas Markets

09/08/2017 - The International Energy Agency (IEA) is working closely with the US authorities to monitor the situation of the oil and gas market in the affected states of the region. read...

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