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Evonik to build new silicone plant in Geesthacht

Evonik is investing a double-digit million euro amount in the construction of a new multi-purpose facility at its Geesthacht location in Northern Germany, 30 kilometers outside the city of Hamburg.

Wide range of adhesive innovations for healthcare applications from Henkel

New trends in healthcare materials and manufacturing of medical devices demand new adhesive solutions. Henkel is addressing these challenges with a wide range of innovative product solutions.

Evonik and Chinese company Wynca agree to form joint venture

Evonik Industries and the Chinese company Wynca have agreed to form a joint venture. The new company, in which Evonik will hold 60 percent, will produce fumed silica marketed under the name Aerosil.


Lanxess strengthens research and development for aqueous polyurethane dispersions

Specialty chemicals company Lanxess will open a new applications development and technical services (AD & TS) laboratory for polyurethane dispersions (PUDs) in Latina, Italy.

Wacker opens new laboratory in Moscow

Wacker is strengthening its presence in Russia by expanding the service portfolio offered by its technical center in Moscow.

BASF increase prices for polymer dispersions

BASF will increase its prices in EMEA region (Europe, Middle East and Africa) for polymer dispersions by up to 80 euros per metric ton and acrylic hotmelts as well as redispersible powders by up to 140 euros per metric ton.

Krahn Chemie acquires the distribution business of Memolex SAS

The Krahn Chemie Group has acquired the distribution business of Memolex SAS and has established Krahn France SAS.

Solvay to supply materials for Boeing 777X programme

Solvay has signed an agreement with Boeing for the supply of advanced composites and adhesives in support of the 777X airplane production.

Biesterfeld expanding German portfolio with MMA adhesives

With immediate effect, Biesterfeld Spezialchemie is distributing two-component methyl methacrylate (MMA) adhesives from SCIGRIP on the German market.

Braskem presents adhesive and sealant solutions at FEICA 2017

The company will show a wide range of products for high-performance adhesives and sealants.

Henkel's impregnation solutions for modern automotive industry

Henkel's Loctite Impregnation Solutions provides a fast and reliable fix for the automotive industry.

Huntsman Advanced Materials with new distributor in Eastern Europe

Bodo Möller Chemie GmbH becomes a distributor of Huntsman Advanced Materials for the adhesives, composites and electronics sectors in Eastern Europe.

New food safe adhesive system for flexible packaging applications

Henkel recently launched Loctite Liofol LA 2760 / LA 5891-21 and Loctite Liofol LA 2760 / LA 7371, the new food safe modular aliphatic adhesive system.

New Vistamaxx performance polymers platform for hotmelt adhesives

ExxonMobil Chemical is introducing a new platform of low viscosity Vistamaxx polymers for hot melt adhesives used in packaging, hygiene and assembly applications.

BASF to acquire a manufacturer for TPU adhesives

BASF has entered into a definitive agreement to fully acquire the business and assets in Taiwan and Mainland China of Taiwan Sheen Soon.