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Partnership between Braskem, Martiplast and Leroy Merlin offers to the market organizer boxes with 100% recycled plastic
Partnership between Braskem, Martiplast and Leroy Merlin offers to the market organizer boxes with 100% recycled plastic
1/19/2018 12:59:04 PM
Braskem has joined the companies Martiplast, from the domestic utilities segment, and Leroy Merlin, one of the largest store chains for the construction material market, to offer consumers 100% recycled plastic organizer boxes.
ProSweets Cologne 2018: New Chewing-Gum Shapes – WACKER Showcases Process for Moldable Gum
ProSweets Cologne 2018: New Chewing-Gum Shapes – WACKER Showcases Process for Moldable Gum
1/19/2018 12:51:34 PM
At ProSweets Cologne 2018, WACKER is presenting a novel process for depositing sugar-free chewing gum. The trick involves producing chewing gum based on the premix CAPIVA®  C in a cooking process, thereby enabling the use of standard sugar-confectionery equipment.
Toray to Expand Production Facilities for Ultrasuede®
Toray to Expand Production Facilities for Ultrasuede®
1/19/2018 10:07:32 AM
Toray Industries, Inc. (head office: Chuo-ku, Tokyo; President: Akihiro Nikkaku; hereinafter referred to as “Toray”) today announced that it has decided to expand the production facilities for its Ultrasuede®, which is made in Japan.
Evonik and Siemens to Generate High-Value Specialty Chemicals from Carbon Dioxide and Eco-Electricity
Evonik and Siemens to Generate High-Value Specialty Chemicals from Carbon Dioxide and Eco-Electricity
1/19/2018 10:04:53 AM
Evonik and Siemens are planning to use electricity from renewable sources and bacteria to convert carbon dioxide (CO2) into specialty chemicals. The two companies are working on electrolysis and fermentation processes in a joint research project called Rheticus.
PPG directors announce quarterly dividend of 45 cents per share
PPG directors announce quarterly dividend of 45 cents per share
1/19/2018 10:01:17 AM
The board of directors of PPG (NYSE:PPG) today declared a regular quarterly dividend of 45 cents per share, payable March 12 to shareholders of record Feb.
AkzoNobel launches €12 million organic peroxides expansion in Mexico
AkzoNobel launches €12 million organic peroxides expansion in Mexico
1/19/2018 9:58:17 AM
AkzoNobel Specialty Chemicals is investing more than €12 million to expand production capacity and upgrade its organic peroxides facility in Los Reyes, Mexico.
Solvay and the Ellen MacArthur Foundation seal three-year partnership to accelerate the transition to a circular economy
Solvay and the Ellen MacArthur Foundation seal three-year partnership to accelerate the transition to a circular economy
1/19/2018 9:44:20 AM
Solvay and the  Ellen MacArthur Foundation   have today signed a Global Partner agreement for three years, raising the Group’s opportunity to significantly contribute in accelerating the transition towards a circular economy in the chemicals sector.
Braskem presents a new plastic application for the industry
Braskem presents a new plastic application for the industry
1/19/2018 9:31:18 AM
Braskem starts testing a new plastic application for the industry. At the Petrochemical Complex of Camaçari (BA), the company started to use, in a pilot project, thermal insulation jackets made of plastic to protect an isolated steam line, replacing metal sheets.
Henkel Indonesia opens Southeast Asia Regional Innovation Center
Henkel Indonesia opens Southeast Asia Regional Innovation Center
1/18/2018 6:12:33 AM
The Innovation Center aims to deliver exciting innovations and high impact solutions for the adhesives, sealants and functional coatings markets in Indonesia and across Southeast Asia.
LANXESS: Better understanding of the material leather
LANXESS: Better understanding of the material leather
1/17/2018 12:22:46 PM
• Specialty chemicals company hosts seminar for the leather industry • Information on chemical and physical properties • Use of chemicals and risk assessment • Modular plant concept for the recycling of leather shavings Specialty chemicals company LANXESS has once again hosted a symposium devoted to the industry using leather as component substrate.
Sinochem Fluorine Chemical Technology Achievements Won the Second Prize of the National Award for Technological Invention
Sinochem Fluorine Chemical Technology Achievements Won the Second Prize of the National Award for Technological Invention
1/16/2018 9:44:25 AM
At the National Conference for Science and Technology Awards held on January 8, Sinochem Group was awarded the second prize of the National Award for Technological Invention as the first unit to have completed the organic chemical project of "Manufacture of Fluorocyclopentane for Sustainable Society." This project is of great importance to protecting the atmospheric ozone …
Toray and 3SBio Reach Exclusive Chinese License Agreement on Antipruritic Agent, TRK-820
Toray and 3SBio Reach Exclusive Chinese License Agreement on Antipruritic Agent, TRK-820
1/16/2018 9:41:49 AM
Toray Industries, Inc. (head office: Chuo-ku, Tokyo; President Akihiro Nikkaku; hereinafter referred to as “Toray”) and 3SBio Inc. (head office: Shenyang; Chairman & CEO: Jing Lou: hereinafter referred to as “3SBio”) announced that Toray and 3SBio’s wholly-owned subsidiary, Hongkong Sansheng Medical Limited (“Hongkong Sansheng”), entered into an exclusive licensing agreement …
New Product Launch From Evonik: ULTRASIL® 7800 GR Optimizes Production of Green Tires for SUVs and All-Season Tires
New Product Launch From Evonik: ULTRASIL® 7800 GR Optimizes Production of Green Tires for SUVs and All-Season Tires
1/16/2018 9:36:26 AM
• ULTRASIL® 7800 GR is a custom-tailored silica made by Evonik for use in particularly large SUV tires as well as high-mileage all-season tires.
PPG showcases emerging paint, coatings technology developments for electric vehicle batteries, autonomous vehicles at NAIAS
PPG showcases emerging paint, coatings technology developments for electric vehicle batteries, autonomous vehicles at NAIAS
1/16/2018 9:32:43 AM
PPG (NYSE: PPG) today announced that it will showcase developments for its expanded portfolio of paints and coatings solutions for battery electric, hybrid electric and autonomous vehicles this month at the 2018 North American International Auto Show (NAIAS) at the Cobo Center in Detroit.
Praxair Expands Hydrogen Supply to Motiva Port Arthur, Texas Refinery
Praxair Expands Hydrogen Supply to Motiva Port Arthur, Texas Refinery
1/16/2018 9:30:39 AM
Praxair, Inc. (NYSE:PX) has expanded its long-term hydrogen supply agreement with Motiva Enterprises LLC. Under this new agreement, Praxair will increase the amount of hydrogen it supplies to Motiva’s approximately 600,000 barrel per day refinery in Port Arthur, Texas.
Solvay inaugurates its energy-efficient gas turbine at its soda ash plant in Italy
Solvay inaugurates its energy-efficient gas turbine at its soda ash plant in Italy
1/16/2018 9:28:48 AM
Solvay inaugurates today its new energy-efficient gas turbine at its soda ash plant in Rosignano, Italy, securing the plant’s current production capacity and long-term competitiveness on local and export markets.
Borealis and Borouge celebrate the tenth anniversary of their Water for the World programme, having helped 800,000 people to access clean water and sanitation
Borealis and Borouge celebrate the tenth anniversary of their Water for the World programme, having helped 800,000 people to access clean water and sanitation
1/16/2018 9:25:11 AM
Access to water and sanitation is a basic human right. However, the United Nations (UN) estimates that at least 1.8 billion people have to drink water contaminated with faeces, while 2.4 billion people lack basic sanitation such as toilets or latrines.
Novartis appoints Elizabeth Barrett as Oncology Head
Novartis appoints Elizabeth Barrett as Oncology Head
1/15/2018 12:29:35 PM
Novartis announced today that Elizabeth (Liz) Barrett, currently Global President Oncology at Pfizer, Inc., has been appointed CEO Novartis Oncology and a member of the Executive Committee of Novartis, effective February 1, 2018.
Metadynea Trading, Managed by Seyfeddin Roustamov, Sets up a Warehouse, Allowing to Deliver Hexamine to American Consumers within 72 Hours
1/15/2018 11:51:49 AM
First delivery will be performed to Sumitomo Bakelite at the beginning of 2018. As per Alexander Maksimov, hexamine trader, this step will considerably increase Metafrax footstep on the US market and will allow to use much more efficient supply chain, shortening lead time from the plant to the consumer from several weeks to several days, delivering product just in time.
New member of Supervisory Board of thyssenkrupp AG
New member of Supervisory Board of thyssenkrupp AG
1/12/2018 12:06:53 PM
Prof. Dr. Dr. h.c. Ursula Gather is to join the Supervisory Board of thyssenkrupp AG. She will be delegated by the Alfried Krupp von Bohlen und Halbach Foundation for a period of five years and succeeds Dr.