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Chemicals Press Releases & News distributed via EuropaWire

WACKER recognized as a family-friendly company by The Bavarian State Government

MUNICH, 17-May-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — The Bavarian State Government has recognized WACKER as a family-friendly company. As part of yesterday’s corporate competition entitled ‘Erfolgreich. Familienfreundlich’ (‘Successful. Family-Friendly’), Kerstin Schreyer, Minister of Labor and Family Affairs, and Franz Josef Pschierer, Minister of … Read the full press release

SGL CFL CE becomes a stand-alone company under the new name of COBEX

WIESBADEN, 15-May-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — SGL CFL CE, a Triton Fund IV company, has completed the process of becoming a new stand-alone company competing under the name of COBEX. The company will continue to operate in the market as a global … Read the full press release

Prof. Dr Wolfgang Reitzle confirmed as Chairman of Linde AG’s Supervisory Board

MUNICH, 04-May-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — At the Annual General Meeting of Linde AG held today, the shareholder representatives were elected in rotation for the new Supervisory Board. At the constitutive meeting of the Supervisory Board held immediately after the AGM, the … Read the full press release

AkzoNobel’s Annual General Meeting (AGM) appoints Nils Andersen as a new member of the Supervisory Board

AkzoNobel shareholders approve all resolutions at AGM Akzo Nobel N.V. (AKZA; AKZOY) AMSTERDAM, 01-May-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — AkzoNobel shareholders have today voted in favor of all resolutions at the company’s Annual General Meeting (AGM). As well as adopting the company’s … Read the full press release

Solvay Performance Polyamides unveils polyamide-based material specially designed for turbocharger systems running at continuous temperatures up to 220°C

Exceptional long-term heat ageing performance up to 220°C High flowability, excellent surface aspect and weldability Shanghai, PR China, 27-Apr-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Solvay Performance Polyamides unveils Technyl® Red J, the polyamide-based material specially designed for turbocharger systems running at continuous … Read the full press release

Solvay to launch specialty polymer filaments that promise to introduce game-changing performance for 3D-printed parts

Alpharetta, Ga., 27-Apr-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Solvay aims to take additive manufacturing (AM) to the next level with the launch of three specialty polymer filaments that promise to introduce game-changing performance for 3D-printed parts. Based on the company’s high-performing KetaSpire® … Read the full press release

Solvay Performance Polyamides enriched its Technyl® range to meet major challenges and disruptive trends in e-mobility

Shanghai, PR China, 27-Apr-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Solvay Performance Polyamides announces significant advances in its Technyl® portfolio of polyamides (PA) to provide fit-for-purpose and cost-efficient solutions to meet major challenges and disruptive trends such as connectivity and autonomy as hybrids, all-electric … Read the full press release

Solvay launches high-performance thermoplastic composite with continuous carbon fiber reinforcement for demanding offshore oil and gas applications

Alpharetta, GA, 27-Apr-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Solvay launches EvoliteTM F1050, a market first high-performance thermoplastic composite with continuous carbon fiber reinforcement for demanding offshore oil and gas applications. EvoliteTM F1050 is a unidirectional tape combining the recognized excellent chemical and temperature resistance … Read the full press release

Solvay: high-performance KetaSpire® PEEK AM filament will be the first polyetheretherketone polymer included in e-Xstream engineering’s Digimat® simulation software

Alpharetta, Ga., 27-Apr-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Solvay further established itself as an emerging leader in specialty polymers for additive manufacturing (AM) today with the news that high-performance KetaSpire® PEEK AM filament will be the first polyetheretherketone polymer included in e-Xstream engineering’s … Read the full press release

Heinrich Heine University, Henkel: milestone based on the Phenion® skin model has been reached in skin ageing research

Phenion: An innovative testing system for skin ageing research Düsseldorf, Germany, 24-Apr-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — The Phenion® Full Thickness Skin Model developed by Henkel scientists is e.g. known, for its application in the “3D Skin Comet assay”. This validated method allows the … Read the full press release

Henkel invests in a new, state-of-the-art laundry production line at Henkel’s Laundry & Home Care production site in Racibórz, Poland

Poland: New production line for liquid laundry detergents Racibórz, Poland, 24-Apr-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Henkel has invested 24 million euros in a new, state-of-the-art laundry production line at Henkel’s Laundry & Home Care production site in Racibórz, Poland. Adding to … Read the full press release

Evonik expands its production capacities for methacrylate crosslinkers of the VISIOMER® brand

Expanded crosslinker portfolio at Mobile site (Alabama, USA) Production start-up is scheduled for Q3 2018 Improved availability for customers in the US Darmstadt (Germany)/ Mobile (Alabama, USA), 12-Apr-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Evonik is expanding its production capacities for methacrylate crosslinkers of … Read the full press release

Evonik optimizes production process of VESTAKEEP® PEEK at its Changchun, China site

ESSEN, WESSELING, 12-Apr-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Evonik has comprehensively optimized the production process of VESTAKEEP® PEEK and further improved the quality of the product at its Changchun, China, site. The Group is thus positioning itself as a reliable partner on … Read the full press release

BASF reviewed its complete personal care portfolio according to the new ISO 16128 standard criteria and calculating rules

More than 250 BASF products defined as natural or derived natural ingredients according to the ISO standard “Leaves Index” indicates the degree of natural origin Düsseldorf, Germany, 06-Apr-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — BASF has reviewed its complete personal care portfolio according to … Read the full press release

BASF to showcase fire-resistant grease innovation at this year’s World Tunnel Congress in Dubai

MasterRoc TSG 800 for safer tunneling with lower consumption New soil conditioner MasterRoc SLF 50 for efficient soil extraction Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 06-Apr-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — The fire-resistant grease MasterRoc TSG 800 is the latest innovation of the Master Builders … Read the full press release

Royal DSM unveils full portfolio of yeast and enzymes for starch, fiber and biomass conversions

Elgin, IL , USA, 28-Mar-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Royal DSM, a global science-based company active in health, nutrition and materials, announces its commitment to bring innovative solutions to the biofuels industry with a full portfolio offering of yeast and enzymes for … Read the full press release

DSM 2018 Lifetime Achievement Award in Materials Sciences presented to Prof. Doros Theodorou of National Technical University of Athens

Sittard, the Netherlands, 28-Mar-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Royal DSM, a global science-based company active in health, nutrition and materials, is pleased to present the 2018 Lifetime Achievement Award in Materials Sciences to Prof. Doros Theodorou, Ph.D., Professor in Materials Science & … Read the full press release

DSM to present personalized nutrition at Vitafoods Europe in Geneva, 15-17 May 2018

DSM, stand F10, Vitafoods Europe, Geneva, 15-17 May 2018 Kaiseraugst, Switzerland, 28-Mar-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — DSM will welcome attendees to experience the nutrition of the future at Vitafoods Europe 2018, with insights and innovations that will enable customers to capture … Read the full press release

EBRD takes part in the US$ 51 million private placement of Mabion S.A.

Participation in private placement as a cornerstone investor EBRD participates in US$ 51m equivalent private placement of Mabion Mabion is leading biotechnology company in Poland EBRD to invest US$ 18 million (PLN 61.4 million) LONDON, 26-Mar-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — The EBRD … Read the full press release

Symrise will present its products at agrofood in Lagos, Nigeria from March 27 to 29, 2018

The company exhibits at the Nigeria agrofood trade show Products for customers in West Africa Holzminden, Germany, 26-Mar-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Symrise is boosting its operations in the West African market. The global supplier of fragrances and flavorings will present its … Read the full press release

WACKER adds new functional silicone fluids plant to its existing silicone production at the Amtala site near Kolkata

Munich, Germany / Amtala, India, 21-Mar-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Wacker Metroark Chemicals Pvt. Ltd. is expanding its existing silicone production at its Amtala site near Kolkata with a new hydrosilylation plant for manufacturing functional silicone fluids. The plant with an annual … Read the full press release

WACKER presents silicone microemulsions with excellent conditioning effects at PCHi 2018

SHANGHAI, China, 21-Mar-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — At PCHi 2018, WACKER will present two silicone microemulsions with excellent conditioning effects. With the unique ingredient of trimethylsiloxy silicate ester, BELSIL® ADM 8600E features excellent film-forming properties. It can effectively repair damaged hair and … Read the full press release

Koninklijke Ten Cate B.V. reached an agreement with Toray Industries Inc. for the acquisition of TenCate Advanced Composites

Acquisition to accelerate growth in advanced composites for both companies  Almelo, The Netherlands, 15-Mar-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Koninklijke Ten Cate B.V. (“TenCate”) today announces it has reached an agreement with integrated chemicals and materials group Toray Industries Inc. (“Toray”) on … Read the full press release

Evonik’s insulation material CALOSTAT® named “Product of the year 2018” in the category “Passive Fire Protection”

Combination of outstanding fire protection and excellent thermal insulation wins over jury and readers Non-combustible, high-performance insulation material makes buildings safer and saves energy Hanau, Germany, 13-Mar-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Evonik’s high-performance insulation material CALOSTAT® has been named “Product of the … Read the full press release

Haier to use Covestro’s novel continuous fiber-reinforced thermoplastic (CFRTP) composites for a state-of-the-art air conditioner

LEVERKUSEN, 13-Mar-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Haier, a world-leading brand of major household appliances, has launched a state-of-the-art air conditioner under its Casarte brand, utilizing Covestro’s novel continuous fiber-reinforced thermoplastic (CFRTP) composites. These composites are used to house the air conditioning units, … Read the full press release

Nippon Soda and Syngenta sign global seed treatment licensing agreement for PICARBUTRAZOX

A new active ingredient that brings innovation for control of Pythium diseases and adds a novel mode of action to leading Syngenta Seedcare portfolio It ensures one seed turns into one plant thus maximizing the genetic potential It is supported … Read the full press release

AkzoNobel Specialty Chemicals extends its offering of Kromasil silica products

AMSTERDAM, 28-Feb-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — AkzoNobel Specialty Chemicals is extending its offering of Kromasil silica products to support a key separation process used in drug development. The new Kromasil line targets supercritical fluid chromatography (SFC), which has emerged as a … Read the full press release

Chemical company WACKER presents the new website for its CHEM2DO® experiment kit at the world’s largest education trade show, DIDACTA 2018

MUNICH, 23-Feb-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — At didacta 2018, the world’s largest education trade show, the Munich based chemical company WACKER presents the new website for its CHEM2DO®experiment kit. With immediate effect, animations and examples of instructions for the experiment kit are … Read the full press release

Covestro to present new concepts based on polycarbonate at VDI Congress “Plastics in Automotive Engineering” on March 14 and 15 in Mannheim

Covestro at the VDI Congress “Plastics in Automotive Engineering” in Mannheim Functional material solutions based on polycarbonate LEVERKUSEN, 12-Feb-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Driven by new technologies, mobility is changing worldwide. Trends such as autonomous driving, connectivity and electrification require completely new … Read the full press release

Arkema to increase production capacity of polyamide 12 polymers by 25% at its Changshu platform in China

Colombes, France, 09-Feb-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — To complement its major project in the bio-based polyamide 11, Arkema announces a 25% expansion in its global polyamide 12 polymers production capacities to support its customers’ strong demand in Asia. Arkema announces an … Read the full press release