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Sabic, Plastic Energy to Build Facility for Refining Recycled Feedstock

The Netherlands: Petrochemicals

Sabic, Plastic Energy to Build Facility for Refining Recycled Feedstock

12/10/2018 - The move has been undertaken by Sabic to achieve its sustainability goals and also to enhance its petrochemicals business in Europe. The new plant will be used for refining and upgrading Tacoil, a valuable feedstock which will be developed from recycling plastic waste. read...

Lonza Collaborates with GE Healthcare to Construct Biologics Facility

China: Bio Manufacturing

Lonza Collaborates with GE Healthcare to Construct Biologics Facility

12/10/2018 - The new facility is expected to set up a strategic base in order to meet the growing demand for high-quality CDMO services in China. Lonza will also aim at manufacturing GMP-certified batches with the aid of GE Healthcare’s off-the-shelf biologics factory, KU Bio. read...

Invista Increases Production of Polyols

USA: Polyester Polyols

Invista Increases Production of Polyols

12/10/2018 - The company’s Terate aromatic polyester polyols enables formulation flexibility which proves beneficial for attaining a range of physical and flammability properties for polyurethane and polyisocyanurate foams. read...

Sika Axson renamed Sika Advanced Resins

Germany: Resin Production

Sika Axson renamed Sika Advanced Resins

12/10/2018 - Three years after its takeover, Sika Axson has been renamed Sika Advanced Resins, marking a new step in the integration of the Sika Group. read...

Qatar to Pull Out of Opec

Qatar: Focus on Gas Production

Qatar to Pull Out of Opec

12/08/2018 - Just before his participation in the ministerial conference of Opec, Oatar's Minister of State for Energy Affairs Al-Kaabi announced that his country would withdraw from the organization as of January 2019. He said that Qatar would focus its energy policy on gas production. read...

Haldor Topsoe to Supply Hydrogen Technology for Novatek’s Maiden Refinery

Russia: Expert Solutions

Haldor Topsoe to Supply Hydrogen Technology for Novatek’s Maiden Refinery

12/07/2018 - The company’s Convection Reformer technology will be used for producing hydrogen at Novatek’s refinery in Ust-Luga, Russia. The specialised innovation requires a small footprint and can be installed quickly at the site. read...

Borealis Introduces New Communication Platform to Promote Circular Economy Solutions

Austria: Polyolefins

Borealis Introduces New Communication Platform to Promote Circular Economy Solutions

12/07/2018 - The company has created the new platform, Ever Minds to serve the firm’s circular economy-related activities within the polyolefins industry. The platform also represents the mind-set and idea of staying smart, thoughtful and progressive. read...

Sus Chem Issues New Report for Circularity of Plastics

Belgium: Plastics

Sus Chem Issues New Report for Circularity of Plastics

12/07/2018 - The fresh report titled ‘Plastics Strategic Research and Innovation Agenda in a Circular Economy’ aims to identify the challenges of plastics circularity and defines the types of solutions needed to address them. read...

Borealis Expands Polypropylene Production in Europe

Belgium: Capacity Increase

Borealis Expands Polypropylene Production in Europe

12/07/2018 - Borealis is increasing its PP capacity in Europe to meet the European customers’ needs for polypropylene. The had previously announced to study the feasibility of significantly increasing its PP production capacity. read...

Dr. Oliver Borgmeier is Oxea’s New Chief Operating Officer

Management Role

Dr. Oliver Borgmeier is Oxea’s New Chief Operating Officer

12/06/2018 - Dr. Oliver Borgmeier will succeed Dr. Salim Al Huthaili with effect from January 1, 2019. Huthaili will be taking over the CEO position at Duqm Refinery and Petrochemical Industries Company. read...

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