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Chemical giants inaugurate two plants in China

Chemical giants inaugurate two plants in China BASF and Sinopec inaugurate acrylic acid and superabsorbent polymers plants in Nanjing, China.

Wacker raises prices for silicones in Europe

Wacker raises prices for silicones in Europe The increases vary according to product group and business field and are in the order of 4 to 8 percent.

New emulsions from BASF

New emulsions from BASF BASF has launched two new Joncryl products for water-based inks and overprint varnishes (OPV) used in the paper and corrugated board industry.

Insight into the polymers market of Latin America

Insight into the polymers market of Latin America ICIS Latin American Polymers Conference has been designed to equip the representatives of plastics sector with the current news about industry trends.

New facility for Rohacell structural foam

New facility for Rohacell structural foam End of 2013 Evonik Industries AG successfully began operation of its new production facility for Rohacell structural foam at the Darmstadt site.

Millions for polymers development

Millions for polymers development Borealis AG receives a EUR 150 million loan from the European Investment Bank for the further development of polymers.

New organic pigments and polymer soluble dyes

New organic pigments and polymer soluble dyes Clariant expands its range of organic pigments and polymer soluble dyes for sustainable and safer solutions in the plastics industry.

Styron increases prices for latex

Styron increases prices for latex The company have announced a price increase of 120 Euro per dry metric ton for all latex sold into the paper, carpet and performance markets.

API at the K 2013

API at the K 2013 At the K2013, in addition to the Apinat biodegradable biopolymers, API presents the evolution of its range of TPE and TPU compounds.

Protection in the deep sea

Protection in the deep sea The chemical-resistant polymer Vestamid NRG from Evonik prevents corrosion on oil production pipelines.