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  Innovations for a climate-friendly chemical production

BASF pursuing ambitious Carbon Management program, with R&D activities opening up new possibilities

Lanxess completes sale of Arlanxeo to Saudi Aramco

Cologne-based company received proceeds of around EUR 1.4 billion.

Clariant reduces its stake in Stahl

Clariant reduces its stake in Stahl by 25 %. Clariant to remain invested as financial investor.

Clariant and Saudi Kayan to evaluate alkoxylates joint venture

Clariant today announced that it has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Saudi Kayan, a Saudi joint stock company leading in the field of chemicals, polymers and specialty products.

100 years Catalyst Laboratory in Leverkusen

The "Catalyst Laboratory" was founded 100 years ago in Leverkusen. At that time, the scope of activities was outlined as "work on catalytic reactions involving organic substances". This laboratory now belongs to the specialty chemicals company Lanxess and operates as a cross-divisional competence center for catalysts and their applications.

Teflon FFR wins 2018 Materialica Design+Technology Award

The Chemours Company, a global chemistry company has been announced as the winner of the 'Material' category in the 2018 Materialica Design + Technology Award for its Teflon fluoroplastic foam resin (FFR).

BASF for the first time makes products with chemically recycled plastics

BASF is breaking new ground in plastic waste recycling with its ChemCycling project. Chemical recycling provides an innovative way to reutilize plastic waste that is currently not recycled, such as mixed or uncleaned plastics.

Borealis announces the appointment of Lucrèce Foufopoulos Executive Vice President

Borealis announces the appointment of Lucrèce Foufopoulos to the Borealis Executive Board as Executive Vice President Polyolefins and Innovation & Technology, effective 1 January 2019.

Lanxess strengthens global production network for flame retardants

Specialty chemicals company Lanxess plans to strengthen its global asset base for flame retardant additives with investments of around EUR 200 million over the next three years.

LG Chem delegation visited the headquarters of R&P Polyplastic

Today, the delegation of the largest Korean chemical company LG Chem headed by Senior Vice President Michael Yoon visited the headquarters of R&P Polyplastic in Moscow.

Sabic signs memorandum of understanding with Plastic Energy

Sabic has today announced it has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with UK-based Plastic Energy Ltd. for the supply of feedstock to support Sabic's petrochemical operations in Europe.

Covestro further strengthening of global TPU business

Covestro becomes majority stakeholder in DIC Covestro Polymer joint venture in Japan. Covestro raises stake from 50% to 80%, the partnership with DIC Corporation continues. The Acquisition is a part of Covestro's global growth strategy.

Orlen have become a partner of Kubica team

​PKN Orlen have become an Official Partner of the Formula 1 Team – Williams Martini Racing.

Clariant to increase Ethylene Oxide capacity at Gendorf

The investment positions Clariant to continue its successful development of innovative EO-based specialties to support a wide range of industries, such as personal and home care, crop solutions, and industrial applications. No further details of the investment will be disclosed.

BASF will have to stop TDI production in Ludwigshafen

The water level of river Rhine is currently on an all-time low, impacting transport by ship.




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