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Dow Appoints New General Counsel

USA: Materials Science

Dow Appoints New General Counsel

05/21/2018 - Charles J. Kalil retires from his post as Executive Vice President and general counsel of Dow. He will be succeeded by Amy Wilson. read...

BASF Inaugurates Maiden Manufacturing Plant for Producing Construction Chemicals

Myanmar: Specialised Chemicals

BASF Inaugurates Maiden Manufacturing Plant for Producing Construction Chemicals

05/21/2018 - The new plant is expected to manufacture standard as well as custom-made chemicals under the Master Builders Solutions brand. read...

Adnoc and OCP Plan to Create World-Class Fertilizer Joint Venture

UAE: Fertilizer Project

Adnoc and OCP Plan to Create World-Class Fertilizer Joint Venture

05/21/2018 - Both the companies intend to extend their partnership and develop two fertilizer production hubs in the UAE and Morocco respectively. read...

PEPP Conference 2018 to Address Sustainability for Future of Plastics Industry

Germany: Plastic Event

PEPP Conference 2018 to Address Sustainability for Future of Plastics Industry

05/21/2018 - Scheduled to be held from June 26-28, in Dusseldorf, Germany, the show will focus on the sustainability challenge and also conduct various sessions on managing increased demand and environmental regulations. read...

Euro Chem Withdraws from Ukrainian Fertilizer Business

Ukraine: Deteriorating Business Climate

Euro Chem Withdraws from Ukrainian Fertilizer Business

05/18/2018 - Fertilizer company Euro Chem announced the sale of its Ukraine subsidiary. In a statement, the group mentions recent actions in Ukraine to restrict foreign suppliers of fertilizers, and expectations of a further deterioration of the business climate as the reasons for their decision. read...

Arkema to Acquire Bostik-Nitta JV from Partner Nitta-Gelatin

Japan: Industrial Adhesives

Arkema to Acquire Bostik-Nitta JV from Partner Nitta-Gelatin

05/18/2018 - With this deal, Arkema aims to strengthen its adhesives business in the Japanese market. To expand further, it also plans to construct a new adhesives plant in the region. read...

Oxea’s Oberhausen Plant Undertakes Planned Turnaround

Germany: Maintenance Inspections

Oxea’s Oberhausen Plant Undertakes Planned Turnaround

05/18/2018 - The plant will remain closed for about four weeks and the firm intends to use this time for modernising its plant and removing production bottlenecks. read...

Exxon Mobil and BASF Sign Gas Treating Cooperation Agreement

USA: Gas Treating

Exxon Mobil and BASF Sign Gas Treating Cooperation Agreement

05/17/2018 - Exxon Mobil Catalysts and Licensing LLC and BASF have signed an alliance agreement to jointly develop new gas treating solvents and process technologies for use in natural gas processing and petroleum refining. read...

Dowdupont and Monsanto Reach Licensing Agreement on Insect Control Technology

USA: Pesticides

Dowdupont and Monsanto Reach Licensing Agreement on Insect Control Technology

05/17/2018 - Corteva Agriscience, Agriculture Division of Dowdupont, and Monsanto announced the completion of a licensing agreement for next-generation technology for insect control in corn for the US and Canada. read...

Lanxess Expands Production of Prepolymers in Porto Feliz

Brazil: Prepolymer Production

Lanxess Expands Production of Prepolymers in Porto Feliz

05/17/2018 - Lanxess is building a new facility for the production of prepolymers at its site in Porto Feliz, Brazil. The Urethane Systems business unit is investing a single-digit million dollar amount to expand its prepolymer production capacity, which is scheduled to come on stream in the first half of 2019. Current production at the Rio Claro site, about 200 kilometers away, will be terminated. read...

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