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Akzo Nobel Specialty Chemicals to Take Over Brazilian firm Polinox

Brazil: Polymers

Akzo Nobel Specialty Chemicals to Take Over Brazilian firm Polinox

07/20/2018 - 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. read...

Akzo Nobel Publishes Results for Q2

The Netherlands: Transformation Process

Akzo Nobel Publishes Results for Q2

07/20/2018 - 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 Coatings. read...

Neelanjan Banerjee Appointed as New Managing Director for Lanxess

India: Management Change

Neelanjan Banerjee Appointed as New Managing Director for Lanxess

07/20/2018 - The post was earlier held by Jacques Perez who has now been promoted to become the Managing Director of Lanxess Holding UK. read...

Kurary, GC, and Sumitomo Establish JV for Advanced Materials Production

Thailand: Production of PA9T and HSBC

Kurary, GC, and Sumitomo Establish JV for Advanced Materials Production

07/18/2018 - Kuraray, PTT Global Chemical, and Sumitomo, on July 11, 2018, held an opening ceremony for a joint venture company, Kuraray GC Advanced Materials in Thailand. read...

Covestro Expands Global Film Production at Four Locations

Germany: $ 116 Million Investments

Covestro Expands Global Film Production at Four Locations

07/18/2018 - Covestro announced plans to significantly expand its global film production. In particular, capacity expansions are planned at Map Ta Phut, Thailand, Guangzhou, China, South Deerfield, USA, and Dormagen, Germany. read...

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How Digitisation Improves Production Processes

Industry 4.0

How Digitisation Improves Production Processes

06/06/2018 - In order to survive in worldwide competition, firms must optimise their production processes. Necessary for this are not only networked digitisation and a comprehensive information and telecommunications (ITC) infrastructure, but also intelligent robot solutions. read...

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Praxair and Marathon Sign Contract for Hydrogen Supply to Galveston Bay Refinery

USA: Hydrogen Supply

Praxair and Marathon Sign Contract for Hydrogen Supply to Galveston Bay Refinery

Praxair announced that it has renewed and expanded a long-term contract to supply hydrogen to Marathon Petroleum Corporation’s Galveston Bay Refinery in Texas City, Texas. read...

Total Partners with Tata to Create Digital Innovation Center in India

France/India: Digitalization Strategy

Total Partners with Tata to Create Digital Innovation Center in India

Total and Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) have signed a partnership agreement to create a digital innovation center in India. Based in Pune in the State of Maharashtra, the center is intended to explore disruptive technologies and solutions. read...

Technip FMC to Supply Subsea Services for Petrobras

Brazil: Offshore Technology

Technip FMC to Supply Subsea Services for Petrobras

Technip FMC has been awarded by Petrobras a 3-year master services agreement in Brazil, with a 2-year renewal option. This contract for subsea services covers components for both the subsea equipment and flexible pipelines. read...