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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.

Borealis increases PP capacity in Europe

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 Asia Pacific milestone with additional production line

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.


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.

Ingka Group makes a minority share investment in Next Generation Group

Next Generation Group continues to grow in technology for plastic recycling - Ingka Group invests.

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.

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.

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