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17.10.2019

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Nouryon Confirms Plans for EA-World-Scale Facility

Nouryon has successfully produced the first ethylene amines products in a Swedish demonstration plant, confirming the new technology on an industrially relevant scale and marking the next step towards full commercialization. The company plans to built a world-scale manufacturing ...

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17.07.2019

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Nouryon Increases Production Capacity of Dicumyl Peroxide

Nouryon has undertaken this move after completing a major expansion project at its site in China. Its plant can now produce up to 38,000 tonnes per year of Dicumyl Peroxide. The project is expected to meet the growing demand for DCP within the region as well as around the globe.

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10.07.2019

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Akzo Nobel Invests 3 Million Dollars in Changzhou Powder Coatings Plant

With the mega investment, Akzo Nobel has plans to add three additional production lines to its facility in China. The move will also support additional supplies of acrylic powder coatings, metallic powder coatings and powder primers for the automotive sector.

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28.06.2019

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Nouryon Increases Production Capacity for Dialkyl Peroxide

Nouryon has expanded the production of dialkyl peroxide by 25 % at the company’s Ningbo site in China. The firm’s product under the brand ‘Perkadox 14’ plays an important role in the production of various elastomer-based products.

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28.05.2019

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Nouryon, Gasunie Study Expansion of Green Hydrogen Facility

The plant which is capable of converting renewable electricity into green hydrogen can be scaled up from 20MWs to 60 MWs. The move will enable the facility to convert 9,000 tonnes of green hydrogen per year and meet the demand for sustainable aviation fuel.

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30.04.2019

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Nouryon Signs Agreement with Sulnox to Introduce New Additives

Under the deal, Nouryon has plans to launch two new additives – Berol 6446 and Berol 6430 for the fuels market. The latest additives are expected to enhance the combustion efficiency of diesel and lower-viscosity heavy fuel oil for transportation and power generation.

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18.04.2019

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Nouryon Completes 4.5 Million Dollar Expansion

The expansion deals with increasing the production capacity of organic peroxides in Mahad, India. The move is expected to boost capacity by 80 per cent and support the growing demand from the Middle East as well as the local market.

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12.04.2019

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Nouryon Begins Production of Perkadox GB-50

Perkadox GB-50 is a fresh version of dibenzoyl peroxide and is the maiden dry BPO in the market that does not comprise dicyclohexyl phthalate. The production of the new version will be carried out in Los Reyes, Mexico.

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11.03.2019

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Nouryon to Invest in Mega Polymerisation Plant for Expandable Microspheres

With an aim to support Nouryon’s position in expandable microspheres, the project will be producing Expancel expandable microspheres. The plant is expected to be complete by 2020.

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11.03.2019

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Akzo Nobel Inaugurates 14 Million Dollar R&D Campus

Situated in Felling, Akzo Nobel’s new campus intends to deliver superior innovations and products for the marine and oil and gas industries. A new application and testing laboratory is one of the main features of the campus.

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08.03.2019

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Nouryon Increases Production Capacity of Colloidal Silica

Colloidal silica enhances and improves key functionalities of various products and manufacturing processes. The 4.48-million dollar expansion at the Bohus site is one of the most recent investments by the firm to better serve its customers in the paints and coatings market.

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06.03.2019

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Nouryon Begins Production of Butanox in Texas

With this move, the company aims to make Butanox peroxide available to the domestic market and enhance services for its customers in the North American region.

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20.02.2019

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Nouryon Licenses CS2 Manufacturing Technology to Increase Production of Fiber Maker

The technology will be used at a plant located on the island of Sumatra and under the terms of the agreement; Nouryon will be responsible for marketing any surplus CS2 volumes produced by the plant.

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15.02.2019

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Nouryon Increases Bio-Steam Supply and Completes Organic Peroxides Expansion

The move is expected to reduce CO2 emissions by up to 50,000 tonnes per year at Nouryon’s salt production site at Hengelo, in the Netherlands. The company has also more than doubled capacity for emulsion-based organic peroxides at its site in Los Reyes, Mexico to meet increased c...

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01.02.2019

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Nouryon Licenses its Cid Technology to Ukrainian PVC Producer

With the help of Nouryon’s Cid technology, Karpatnaftochim plans to increase and improve its reactor output, while making its production process safer.

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21.01.2019

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Nouryon Builds New HQ and Research Center

The company has set up its new facilities in Mumbai to improve its expanding operations. Nouryon has also undertaken vital projects which comprise expansion and upgradation of the firm’s organic peroxides facility in Mahad along with a new monochloroacetic acid plant in Gujarat.

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14.01.2019

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Nouryon Launches Third Edition of Imagine Chemistry Challenge

Nouryon has officially launched the third edition of its Imagine Chemistry collaborative innovation challenge. With this program, the company invites startups, scale-ups, university spin-outs, and other potential partners to tackle chemistry-related challenges and uncover new way...

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11.01.2019

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Akzo Nobel Announces its "Paint the Future" Startup Challenge

Calling all startups, scale-ups, entrepreneurs and innovators, Akzo Nobel started the first edition of its "Paint the Future - the startup challenge" to discover new and revolutionary solutions that are intended accelerate innovation in the world of paints and coatings.

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11.01.2019

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Akzo Nobel Announces its "Paint the Future" Startup Challenge

Calling all startups, scale-ups, entrepreneurs and innovators, Akzo Nobel started the first edition of its "Paint the Future - the startup challenge" to discover new and revolutionary solutions that are intended accelerate innovation in the world of paints and coatings.

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04.11.2018

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Akzo Nobel Strengthens Footprint in Asia by Acquiring Colourland Paints

Akzo Nobel has strengthened its business in Asia by acquiring 100 % shares in Colourland Paints — a home-grown paints and coatings manufacturer with wide distribution across Malaysia.

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23.09.2018

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Akzo Nobel Completes Acquisition of Polinox

Akzo Nobel Specialty Chemicals has completed its acquisition of Polinox, a Brazilian producer of ketone peroxides, an essential ingredient in the manufacture of polymers.

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10.09.2018

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Photanol to Construct Demo Plant for Producing Chemicals from Sunlight

Photanol and Akzo Nobel have collaborated to work on a specialised technology which makes use of cyanobacteria. This bacteria assists the technology to produce chemical building blocks from carbon dioxide.

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24.07.2018

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Akzo Nobel and Renmatix to Develop Biomass-Derived Additives

Akzo Nobel Specialty Chemicals and Imagine Chemistry winner Renmatix will jointly develop biomass-based performance additives that are intended to improve the properties of architectural paints and construction materials.

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24.07.2018

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Akzo Nobel and Renmatix to Develop Biomass-Derived Additives

Akzo Nobel Specialty Chemicals and Imagine Chemistry winner Renmatix will jointly develop biomass-based performance additives that are intended to improve the properties of architectural paints and construction materials.

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20.07.2018

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Akzo Nobel Specialty Chemicals to Take Over Brazilian firm Polinox

The acquisition is expected to strengthen Akzo Nobel’s presence in the South American market. The company also intends to acquire Polinox's brands and trademarks as well as its customer list and production know how.

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20.07.2018

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Akzo Nobel Publishes Results for Q2

Akzo Nobel has published its results for the second quarter 2018. The company announced that it was executing on the first phase of their transformation into a focused Paints and Coatings company. Revenue increased in all Performance Coatings segments except Marine and Protective...

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09.07.2018

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Akzo Nobel to Build 105-Million Dollar Organic Peroxide Production Facility

In order to meet the domestic demand of organic peroxide and support the government’s strategy of upgrading the country’s chemical industry, the conception of the new plant has been undertaken. The plant will increase capacity expansions between 30 % – 70 %.

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05.07.2018

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Akzo Nobel to Increase Chlormethanes Capacity in Frankfurt Again

Akzo Nobel Specialty Chemicals has started design work for a second expansion of chloromethanes capacity at its site in Frankfurt, Germany. The project will take place in several steps over the next five years and will raise total capacity by up to 50 %.

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03.07.2018

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Akzo Nobel to Upgrade Rotterdam Plant

Akzo Nobel Specialty Chemicals announced that it will upgrade its Rotterdam chlor-alkali plant to strengthen development of the local industrial cluster.

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19.06.2018

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Akzo Nobel Acquires Romanian Paint Producer

Akzo Nobel has entered into an agreement to acquire 100 % of the shares of Fabryo Corporation, a Romanian producer of decorative paints.

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13.06.2018

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Akzo Nobel to Build Demo Plant for More Sustainable Ethylene Amines

Akzo Nobel Specialty Chemicals has broken ground for a demonstration plant to showcase a more sustainable technology platform for producing ethylene amines and their derivatives from ethylene oxide. Located at its Stenungsund site in Sweden, the facility is to mark the next step ...

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01.06.2018

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Akzo Nobel Signs Two-Year Supply Deal for Foul Release Coating with Nakilat

Akzo Nobel has secured a two-year deal to continue supplying its Intersleek 1100 SR foul release coating to Qatari shipping and maritime giant Nakilat (Qatar Gas Transport Company).

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23.05.2018

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Akzo Nobel Expands Capacities for Organic Peroxide

Akzo Nobel Specialty Chemicals has broken ground on a project to expand production capacity and upgrade its organic peroxides facility in Mahad, India.

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23.04.2018

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Akzo Nobel and Inoes Sign Co-Operation Agreement

Akzo Nobel Specialty Chemicals and Ineos Nitriles have signed a long-term co-operation agreement that will allow Akzo Nobel to expand its production of biodegradable chelates, used in detergents and other industries, utilizing one of Ineos Nitriles' chemical products.

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27.03.2018

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Akzo Nobel Sells Speciality Chemicals Business to The Carlyle Group

Akzo Nobel is going to sell 100 % of its Specialty Chemicals business to The Carlyle Group and GIC for an enterprise value of $ 12.5 billion, the company announced.

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26.03.2018

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Akzo Nobel Introduces New Organic Peroxide System for PVC Producers in the US

Akzo Nobel Specialty Chemicals announced the introduction of the first-ever emulsion-based organic peroxides in the US for the manufacture of polyvinyl chloride (PVC).

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20.03.2018

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Consortium Receives First Power from Dutch Wind Farm

Akzo Nobel Specialty Chemicals, DSM, Google and Philips have started receiving power from the Bouwdokken wind farm in the Netherlands. The companies established an energy purchasing consortium that enabled construction of two Dutch wind farm projects.

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15.03.2018

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Akzo Nobel Presents Digital Report 2017

Chemical company Akzo Nobel released an interactive report about their business. It provides vital information on the company’s journey in the past one year.

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07.03.2018

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First Membrane Electrolysis Plant in Germany Completed

Chemieanlagenbau Chemnitz GmbH (CAC) has announced the completion of its first chlor-alkali electrolysis plant in Germany.

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19.02.2018

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Waste-to-Chemistry Project at Port of Rotterdam Takes Shape

A consortium of companies comprising Air Liquide, Akzo Nobel Specialty Chemicals, Enerkem and the Port of Rotterdam has signed a project development agreement covering initial investments in an advanced waste-to-chemistry facility in Rotterdam.

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