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Borealis will build new, world-scale 750,000 tonne/year (PDH) plant in Belgium

Borealis has taken the final investment decision for a new, world-scale propane dehydrogenation (PDH) plant, after successfully concluding the FEED study in June 2018.

Evosys Laser GmbH celebrates move to new premises

Almost three years after its founding, Evosys Laser GmbH celebrates the successful move to new premises. In addition to the increase in the number of employees, expansion areas were leased in particular.

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.


Lanxess to build new production plant for high-performance plastics

Lanxess is building another compounding facility at its Krefeld-Uerdingen site, Germany, for a mid double-digit million euro amount.

Energy reduction initiatives at the RPC Superfos

The installation of new injection moulding machines and the reuse of heat from cooling are among the successful energy reduction initiatives at the RPC Superfos Randers facility in Denmark.

Wacker Plans to Open US Printing Lab for Silicone Rubber at Year End 2018

Wacker, the Munich-based chemical group, is currently expanding its Aceo 3D printing services for silicone rubber and announced the opening of a US-based printing lab later this year.

 Messe Düsseldorf holds topping-out ceremony for New Southern Section

Friday, 14 september 2018 was the day when the large construction site on the River Rhine witnessed the topping-out ceremony for the new Hall 1. This stunning complex will strengthen Messe Düsseldorf as an international meeting point for industry

Groundbreaking for Clariant's sunliquid cellulosic ethanol plant in Romania

Clariant today officially started construction of the first large-scale commercial sunliquid plant for the production of cellulosic ethanol made from agricultural residues.

Clariant announces cooperation with Haelixa

Clariant, a leader in specialty chemicals, today announced a cooperation with Haelixa, a Swiss startup with expertise in DNA-based tracers and a spin-off from the ETH in Zurich.

Omron opens new office in Switzerland

Omron Electronics, a global leader in the field of industrial automation, has opened a new sales office in Baar (ZG), Switzerland.

Ecolean new production facility in Sweden

Ecolean, a global producer of lightweight packaging solutions for liquid food, expands its business and acquires a 30,000 square meter piece of land in Landskrona, Sweden to establish a new production facility.

Magnesium spring

2017 was the most successful year in the history of the Polish mineral water bottler Muszynianka: with 165 million fills and a turnover of around 50 million euros, the company is meanwhile Poland’s fourth-largest mineral water firm.

MOL Group and APK form strategic partnership for plastic recycling

MOL Group and German recycling technology company APK sign strategic cooperation agreement . MOL Group aims to become a regional leader in recycling in line with MOL 2030 strategy.

Maier Packaging lays the cornerstone for future success

With a ground-breaking ceremony on 25 July 2018, Maier Packaging GmbH laid the cornerstone for future success in the Optima Packaging Group. With the 3,000 sqm new construction, the company creates more space for further development and a modern work environment for the employees in the Bergen Community.

BASF to expand production capacity for Irganox 1010

BASF plans to increase the global production capacity for its antioxidant Irganox 1010 by 40% with production expansion projects at its sites in Jurong, Singapore, and Kaisten, Switzerland.