Tag Archives: chemicals

EBRD lends €15 million to Turkish chemicals maker to increase production of a key component in energy-efficient tyres

EBRD €15 million loan will fund building of new production facility New plant will increase capacity by 40,000 tonnes by 2020 Expansion supports fast-growing demand for silica used in energy-efficient tyres LONDON, 08-Nov-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — In support of greener business … Read the full press release

BASF and SINOPEC sign MoU to further strengthen partnership in upstream and downstream chemical production in China

New 1,000,000 metric tons steam cracker in Nanjing will support further downstream portfolio development BASF-YPC joint venture will expand capacity Partners intend to explore new business opportunities in battery materials LUDWIGSHAFEN, Germany and NANJING, China, 30-Oct-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — BASF and … Read the full press release

European chemical industry calls on the European Commission to strengthen the current system of protection of workers’ reproductive health

BRUSSELS, 17-Oct-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — The chemical industry and trade unions today agreed on the future framework to further protect EU workers from the risks associated with exposure to substances toxic to reproduction at the workplace. In a joint declaration signed today, … Read the full press release

Cefic, CHEM Trust, EEB, UK CIA: We urge UK to remain within REACH and participate in the ECHA post-Brexit

BRUSSELS, 17-Oct-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Ahead of the Brexit summit on 17 October, Cefic, CHEM Trust, the European Environment Bureau (EEB) and the UK Chemical Industries Association (CIA) have today published an Open Letter to all EU Heads of State in the Financial … Read the full press release

Evonik to merge its Personal Care and Household Care business lines to form a new Care Solutions Business Line

New Care Solutions unit at Evonik creates powerhouse in the personal care and household products markets Care Solutions is formed from existing Personal Care and Household Care business lines Customers to benefit from: Greater innovative power, leaner processes, closer customer … Read the full press release

Evonik expands product portfolio of synthetic materials for 3D printing with the new PEBA powder

ESSEN, 27-Aug-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — The new high-performance powder stands out for its high elasticity and strength and is suitable for a variety of powder-based 3D printing technologies. 3D printed parts made from the new PEBA powder show a high degree … Read the full press release

Borealis implements the international energy management standard ISO 50001 with the help of DNV GL

VIENNA 02-Aug-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Borealis, a leading provider of innovative solutions in the fields of polyolefins, base chemicals and fertilisers, has implemented the international energy management standard ISO 50001, with the help of DNV GL, the world’s largest resource of … Read the full press release

Evonik recognised in the categories of “Business Responsibility and Ethics” and “Supply Chain Management” at the Sustainability Business Awards (SBA) Singapore 2018

SINGAPORE, 30-Jul-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Evonik, one of the world leaders in specialty chemicals, was awarded with special recognition in the categories of “Business Responsibility and Ethics” and “Supply Chain Management” at the Sustainability Business Awards (SBA) Singapore 2018, further underpinning … Read the full press release

AkzoNobel Specialty Chemicals to invest in a second, independent production line for chlorine and caustic soda at its Rotterdam plant

AkzoNobel Specialty Chemicals will upgrade its Rotterdam chlor-alkali plant to strengthen development of the local industrial cluster. The company is preparing to invest in a second, independent production line for chlorine and caustic soda and will also implement a series … Read the full press release

Evonik nominated for the AutomotiveINNOVATION Award from the Center of Automotive Management and PricewaterhouseCoopers

ESSEN, 25-Jun-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Evonik was nominated for the AutomotiveINNOVATION Award from the Center of Automotive Management (CAM) and PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC). The specialty chemicals company was the only material manufacturer to finish third behind Continental and Toyoda Gosei, as the … 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

Sika announced it now owns 100% of Dyflex HD Co Japan

Baar, Switzerland, 7-1-2014 — /EuropaWire/ — Sika has acquired the remaining 24.5% of Dyflex HD Co., Ltd. as of January 7, 2014 and achieves 100% ownership. The complete takeover further strengthens Sika’s position in the Japanese construction market. Sika has been … Read the full press release

EBRD acquired 5.75 per cent-stake in Poland’s biggest producer of fertilisers and chemicals Grupa Azoty

Government reduces state-owned stake in chemical producer 25-4-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — The EBRD has acquired a 5.75 per cent-stake in Grupa Azoty, Poland’s biggest producer of fertilisers and chemicals, for PLN 296.4 million (equivalent of €72.1 million). The investment follows the … Read the full press release