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Covestro Boost Digital Transformation

Germany: Digitalization

Covestro Boost Digital Transformation

10/26/2017 - Covestro is pursuing a comprehensive strategic program were the materials manufacturer is anchoring digital technologies and operating procedures on central levels in production, supply chain, research and development. read...

Velocys Builds Biorefinery in the State of Mississippi

USA: Renewable Fuels

Velocys Builds Biorefinery in the State of Mississippi

10/26/2017 - Velocys has signed a site option agreement with Adams County in the State of Mississippi for its first US biorefinery to be located in Natchez, Mississippi. read...

Fluor's Petrochemicals Project Recognized as Global Best

USA: Ethylene Production

Fluor's Petrochemicals Project Recognized as Global Best

10/25/2017 - Engineering News-Record magazine has recognized Dowdupont Materials Science’s new ethylene production facility in Freeport, Texas, with an Award of Merit in the 2017 Global Best Project Awards. The project was honored in the Power/Industrial category. . read...

Givaudan Starts Construction of Large Investment in Fragrance Business in China

China: Fragrance Production

Givaudan Starts Construction of Large Investment in Fragrance Business in China

10/25/2017 - Givaudan laid the foundation for a new production hub in Changzhou, Jiangsu Province of China. With a total investment of approximately $ 100 million, it represents the company's largest investment in China to date. read...

BASF Opens First Bio ACM Production Plant in China

China: Production of Biocatalyzed Acrylamide

BASF Opens First Bio ACM Production Plant in China

10/24/2017 - BASF celebrated the opening of has opened a new production plant for biocatalyzed acrylamide at its site in Nanjing Chemical Industrial Park, Nanjing, China. The plant has a capacity of more than 50,000 tons of biocatalyzed acrylamide per year. read...

Shin-Etsu Invests in Cellulose Business in Japan and Europe

Japan: Cellulose Derivatives

Shin-Etsu Invests in Cellulose Business in Japan and Europe

10/24/2017 - Shin-Etsu Chemical announced plans to invest approx. $ 180 million in the cellulose derivative production at their Naoetsu Plant in Joetsu City, Japan and at SE Tylose in Wiesbaden, Germany. read...

Air Liquide Enters JV with Sinopec for Optimization of Air Separation Units

China: Air Separation

Air Liquide Enters JV with Sinopec for Optimization of Air Separation Units

10/24/2017 - Air Liquide entered into a joint venture with Sinopec in Beijing, for the take-over and optimization of three existing ASUs (Air Separation Units) and the building of a new nitrogen production unit, for a total investment of $ 47 million. read...

Croda to Produce Eco Surfactants at Atlas Point Facility

USA: Bio-Based Surfactants

Croda to Produce Eco Surfactants at Atlas Point Facility

10/23/2017 - The producer of high performance ingredients and technologies, Croda, celebrated the upcoming commissioning of its latest investment at its Atlas Point manufacturing site in New Castle, Delaware. The new plant is capable of producing 100 % renewable, 100 % bio-based non-ionic surfactants, which are active emulsifying agents used in a wide range of consumer products. read...

Akzo Nobel Supports Major Project of Brazilian Company Fibria

Brazil: Eucalyptus Pulp Production

Akzo Nobel Supports Major Project of Brazilian Company Fibria

10/23/2017 - Akzo Nobel's Specialty Chemicals business has completed the expansion of a Chemical Island in Brazil to support a major project of Brazilian forestry company Fibria. read...

Chemical Industry to Use Waste Gas from Steel Factories to Make Plastic

Germany: CO2-Reduction

Chemical Industry to Use Waste Gas from Steel Factories to Make Plastic

10/21/2017 - A new consortium of 14 partners from seven countries, led by materials manufacturer Covestro, is planning to investigate how flue gas from the steel industry can be used to produce plastics in an efficient and sustainable way. read...

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