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Evonik Seeks to Leverage Growth with Innovations

Germany: Digital Innovation

Evonik Seeks to Leverage Growth with Innovations

10/09/2017 - According to Harald Schwager, deputy chairman of the Evonik Industries Executive Board, new products, solutions and business models will make a significant contribution to the company's growth and profitability. read...

Growth in Global Chemistry Continues Despite Hurricane Harvey

USA: Market Index

Growth in Global Chemistry Continues Despite Hurricane Harvey

10/08/2017 - The American Chemistry Council’s Global Chemical Production Regional Index (Global CPRI) shows that growth in global chemistry during August continued on a solid pace but was weighed down by effects of Hurricane Harvey. read...

Chemical Engineers Submit Barcelona Declaration

Spain: Chemical Engineering Congress

Chemical Engineers Submit Barcelona Declaration

10/08/2017 - At the 10th World Congress of Chemical Engineering ,the plenaries offered a representative view of the chemical industry with presentations of top level executives from the world’s largest chemical companies. The representatives addressed global challenges and explained their solutions in specific applications. read...

Evonik Develops New Technology for the Production of Methyl Methacrylate

Germany: Methacrolein Processing

Evonik Develops New Technology for the Production of Methyl Methacrylate

10/08/2017 - Evonik is currently working on the development of a new process for producing methyl methacrylate (MMA), an important precursor for Plexiglas and for specialty applications such as contact lenses and adhesives. read...

SNC-Lavalin Awarded Fertilizer Project in Russia

Russia: Fertilizer Plant

SNC-Lavalin Awarded Fertilizer Project in Russia

10/08/2017 - SNC-Lavalin has been awarded a contract by Novgorodskiy Giap, a subsidiary of Acron Group, for the development of engineering design packages and licensing services for a fertilizers project located in the Smolensk region of the Russian Federation. read...

Ineos Partners with Agilyx for Polystyrene Recycling

USA: Plastic Recycling

Ineos Partners with Agilyx for Polystyrene Recycling

10/06/2017 - Agilyx and Ineos Styrolution have signed a joint development agreement to develop a recycling process for polystyrene based on “chemical recycling” in the USA. read...

Solvay Expands Global Production of Sulfone Polymers

Belgium: Polymers

Solvay Expands Global Production of Sulfone Polymers

10/06/2017 - Solvay is expanding its global production capacity in sulfone polymers in India and the United States to address demand growth from mainly the medical and water treatment industries for this high-performance thermoplastic material. read...

Statoil, Shell and Total Sign CO2 Storage Partnership

Norway: Carbon Capture

Statoil, Shell and Total Sign CO2 Storage Partnership

10/06/2017 - Statoil, Shell and Total signed a partnership agreement to mature the development of carbon storage on the Norwegian continental shelf (NCS). The project is part of the Norwegian authorities’ efforts to develop full-scale carbon capture and storage in Norway. read...

Chemical Companies Make Slow Progress on CO2 Reduction

Climate Change

Chemical Companies Make Slow Progress on CO2 Reduction

10/06/2017 - A new report ‘Catalyst for change’ analyses 22 of the largest global chemical companies with a total market capitalization of $ 626 billion and responsible for a quarter of all emissions of the sector at 276 million metric tonnes of CO2 emissions per year. read...

Asahi Kasei Expands Production of Microfibre Suede in Japan

Japan: Fibres & Textiles

Asahi Kasei Expands Production of Microfibre Suede in Japan

10/05/2017 - Asahi Kasei’s Strategic Business Unit (SBU) Fibers & Textiles announced that it will expand the production capacity of Lamous microfiber suede at its site in Nobeoka, Miyazaki, Japan. read...