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UK: Business Deal
Perstorp Sells Caprolactone Business to Ingevity for 669 Million Dollars
Under the deal, Ingevity will take over Perstorp UK which comprises of the firm’s entire caprolactone business. With this sale, the Perstorp Group is now aiming to develop its Polyol, Oxo and Feed businesses. more
USA: Titanium Dioxide
Tronox Files Motion for Presenting Solution Regarding its Cristal Acquisition
The proposed solution comprises a proposed 700 million dollar divestiture of the two-plant Ashtabula TiO2 complex to Ineos Enterprises. It also mentions that the complex would be held separate until the proposed divestiture is pending. more
Belgium: Chemical Market
EU Chemical Industry Optimistic for 2019
The European Chemical Industry Council (Cefic) has forecasted that the growth of the EU chemical industry will stabilise in the coming year. The council is also predicting a 0.5 % growth in the next year as compared to 2018. more
Germany: Investment of Around $ 226 Million
Lanxess Expands Production of Flame Retardants
Lanxess announced plans to strengthen its global asset base for flame retardant additives with investments of around $ 226 million over the next three years. more
Japan: Forward Osmosis
Asahi Kasei Launches Forward Osmosis Membrane System for High-Level Concentration of Liquids
Asahi Kasei has developed an original forward osmosis (FO) membrane system for the high-level concentration of liquids by dehydration without heating or pressurization. The company is currently fabricating small and medium-sized equipment to be loaned to food and pharmaceutical manufacturers for introduction on a trial basis, with commercialization targeted in 2020. more
Germany: Construction Chemicals
Dow Increases Methyl Cellulose Capacity in Germany
Dow announced a series of incremental methyl cellulose capacity investments to help construction dry mix customers secure supply of key additives for this expanding area. These capacity increases are part of a multi-phase investment plan for construction chemicals. more
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