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BASF invests in Longwater

BASF Venture Capital is investing in the Longwater Advanced Materials Fund. This private equity fund is managed by Longwater Investment, a pioneer growth capital investor in advanced materials and chemistry-related technologies in China.

Arburg Technology Center in

Managing Director Sales, Gerhard Böhm inaugurated the Arburg Technology Center (ATC) in Marinha Grande, Portugal on 15 May 2019. With this facility, Arburg now provides its Portuguese customers with sufficient space for the latest machine technology.

Engel ends fiscal year with

The Engel Group saw out the 2018/19 fiscal year, which closed at the end of March, with a turnover of €1.6 billion. The injection moulding machine manufacturer and systems solutions provider headquartered in Schwertberg, Austria, once again raised its sales, achieving a 6% increase over the previous year.


Lanxess completes plant expansion

Lanxess has successfully completed the expansion of its Macrolex dyes production plant at the Chempark Leverkusen.

New building for Wittmann

From the end of April, Wittmann Battenfeld France will be located at a new address. The staff of the Wittmann subsidiary is moving into their newly constructed building in La Buisse, Arrondissement Grenoble, about 5 km from their present domicile in Moirans.

BASF opens innovative research

BASF today officially opened a pioneering research center at the heart of the Verbund site in Ludwigshafen, close to the famous Ammonia Lab.

New DOTP facility at Sibur’s

The Perm facility is 100% ready for commissioning, with the first batch of dioctyl terephthalate coming off the line and shipped to customers as part of the pre-commissioning pilot.

World's largest HFO-1234yf

The Chemours Company today announced the startup of the new Opteon YF (HFO-1234yf) low global-warming-potential (GWP) refrigerant production facility at its Corpus Christi manufacturing plant in Ingleside, Texas.

New Lanxess startup: Online

CheMondis, a new global online marketplace for chemical products, has been successfully launched. The startup founded by Lanxess is set up as a cross-manufacturer and cross-dealer B2B platform on which products can be bought and sold.

Ampacet doubles colour production

Ampacet, a premier global provider of masterbatch and additive materials, services and solutions, announces the start-up of two new color production lines and the expansion of its research and development and color labs in Luxembourg.

Ineos Styrolution makes final

Ineos Styrolution, the global leader in styrenics, announces today the final investment decision to construct a new 100kt capacity ASA plant at its site in Bayport, Texas.

Koch-Technik set for further

Koch-Technik completed the acquisition of representative agency GiTamsa. New sales and training centre to open in Querétaro in early 2019

Lanxess strengthens global

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.

Borealis increases PP capacity

Borealis has taken the final investment decision to expand the capacity of its PP plant in Kallo, Belgium, by 80kt. The added capacity is expected to come on stream in mid-2020.

Kraiburg TPE achieves new

The addition of a new production line in the Malaysia plant emphasizes Kraiburg TPE’s commitment to providing customers with the best quality, satisfaction and value.

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