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Merck Awarded CPhI Awards in Pharmaceuticals Category

Germany: Life Science Innovations

Merck Awarded CPhI Awards in Pharmaceuticals Category

10/19/2018 - Merck has won two CPhI Pharma Awards for innovative products for the pharmaceutical industry. The awards were announced at CPhI’s award gala in Madrid, Spain. read...

Celanese to Create World’s Largest Pom Manufacturing Plant

Germany: Engineering Thermoplastic

Celanese to Create World’s Largest Pom Manufacturing Plant

10/19/2018 - The company’s current Pom production unit at the IPH facility in Frankfurt will be expanded to meet the demand of its global engineered materials business. Once completed, the project is expected to be the biggest Pom manufacturing plant across the globe. read...

Sirio Pharma Launches Multimillion Gummy Production Plant

China: Food & Beverage

Sirio Pharma Launches Multimillion Gummy Production Plant

10/19/2018 - The 26,000 sq m gummy production plant will form a part of the ‘Centre of Excellence’ wherein the plant will produce up to 2.4 billion gummies per year. With this project, the company aims at attracting business from global markets. read...

Shell to Sell Shares in Sogu for 1.9 Billion Dollars

Denmark: Upstream Business

Shell to Sell Shares in Sogu for 1.9 Billion Dollars

10/19/2018 - Noreco will be purchasing Shell’s shares following which the Norway-based firm will assume all of Shell’s existing commitments and obligations, including the Tyra redevelopment and the decommissioning costs associated with the assets. read...

Consortium to Develop Largest Green Hydrogen Cluster in Europe

The Netherlands: Feasibility Study

Consortium to Develop Largest Green Hydrogen Cluster in Europe

10/19/2018 - Nouryon (formerly Akzo Nobel Specialty Chemicals), Tata Steel and the Port of Amsterdam have joined together to study the feasibility of a large green hydrogen cluster in the Amsterdam region. read...

Domo to Increase Production of Engineering Plastics at Premnitz Plant

Germany: Polyamide Compounds

Domo to Increase Production of Engineering Plastics at Premnitz Plant

10/18/2018 - After the opening of the Domo Innovation Center in Mumbai India mid-2018, Domo Engineering Plastics announced a capacity expansion in its Premnitz site, Germany, which will be operational by mid-2019. The total annual capacity expansion will be of about 20 kt. read...

Total Joins Forces With Adani Group in Gas and Fuel Retail

India: Energy Market

Total Joins Forces With Adani Group in Gas and Fuel Retail

10/18/2018 - Total and Adani Group have signed an agreement to jointly develop multi energy offers to the Indian energy market. This cooperation includes Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) and Fuel Retail. read...

Chemical Industry and Unions Call on European Commission to Update Work Regulations

Belgium: Reprotoxic Substances

Chemical Industry and Unions Call on European Commission to Update Work Regulations

10/17/2018 - The chemical industry and trade unions agreed on the future framework to further protect EU workers from the risks associated with exposure to substances toxic to reproduction at the workplace. read...

Evonik Commences Production of Precipitated Silica

USA: World-Scale Production Plant

Evonik Commences Production of Precipitated Silica

10/17/2018 - Evonik Industries has started up a precipitated silica plant for the tire industry in South Carolina. The company has invested about $ 120 million in this world-scale production plant, in response to the high demand from the tire industry for precipitated silica in North America. read...

Lanxess to Increase Production of High Performance Materials

Germany: Business Expansion

Lanxess to Increase Production of High Performance Materials

10/17/2018 - The firm intends to increase production of continuous fiber-reinforced thermoplastic composites as well as invest in its global production network for high performance plastics. read...