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Azoty Police gains access to low-cadmium phosphate rock

Grupa Azoty Police has signed a contract that gives it access to low-cadmium phosphate rock deposits until 2021.

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.


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.

BASF to present new solutions covering the needs of customers

At the 2019 European Coatings Show (ECS) BASF experts and specialists from BTC, the European distribution organization of BASF, will present new raw materials for the coatings, paint and construction industries.

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.

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.

Sabic expands its PP portfolio with new impact copolymer

Sabic announces the launch of a new impact copolymer (ICP) grade - Sabic PP PPA20 - targeted at demanding home appliances as well as high-end cosmetics, furniture and other household consumer goods.

Flame-retardant and ready for Industry 4.0

With the product family Percolen, Grafe is offering a vast portfolio of conductive plastics for the most diverse applications in order to pave the way to a fully digitized future.

BASF invests in Chinese 3D printing specialist Prismlab

BASF Venture Capital GmbH is investing in Prismlab, a leading provider of 3D printing processes and 3D printers, headquartered in Shanghai, China.

Ascend to showcased new Vydyne PA66 grade at Fakuma 2018

Ascend Performance Materials showcased a new grade of its Vydyne PA66 designed for automotive lightweighting at Fakuma 2018 in Friedrichshafen, Germany.

Innovative high-performance insulation presented by BASF

BASF is presenting its new high-performance insulating materials for the first time at London Build, the leading English trade fair for construction, architecture and infrastructure, from October 23-24, 2018 at London Olympia.

For even more metal replacement: one T for 1000 tasks

After the market launch of Ultramid Advanced N, BASF is now introducing another polyphthalamide (PPA) at the Fakuma trade fair in Germany: Ultramid Advanced T1000 - a new group of compounds based on polyamide 6T/6I.

Workaround, Albis Plastic and BASF optimize smart glove for industrial applications

In close cooperation, Workaround GmbH, Albis Plastic GmbH and BASF have modified an important component of the smart glove ProGlove.

Velox presents a whole new world of high-performance, plastic raw materials at Fakuma

Velox GmbH, solution provider for the plastics, composites, additives, rubber, paints and coatings industries, will be showcasing its latest products at this year's Fakuma.