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Petrobras and ExxonMobil form strategic alliance

Petrobras and ExxonMobil has signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) regarding a strategic alliance to jointly identify and evaluate potential business opportunities.

WACKER opens new technical center in Istanbul

Wacker Chemie AG is expanding its range of services in Turkey with official opening of a technical center for construction, textile and consumer-care applications in Istanbul.

BASF invests in innovative functional chemical company

BASF Venture Capital (BASF) is leading an $8 million Series B financing round in the U.S. functional chemistry firm, NBD Nanotechnologies (NBD Nano).


 K celebrates its 65th anniversary

On 11. October 1952, 65 years ago to the day, Messe Düsseldorf opened the first K – the trade fair for the plastics and rubber industry.

CHINAPLAS 2018 will be held for the first time at NECC in Shanghai

CHINAPLAS 2018 moves to Shanghai’s new National Exhibition and Convention Center.

Solvay partners with Husky to develop Verian HBP

Solvay partners with Husky to develop Verian HBP - an advanced high barrier polyester enabling a new generation of sustainable packaging solutions.

Inauguration of SABIC new polypropylene (PP) pilot plant

SABIC continues global growth with innovative polypropylene ventures in Europe

Solvay partners with the World Alliance for Efficient Solutions

Solvay is joining the World Alliance for Efficient Solutions, created by Solar Impulse founder Bertrand Piccard, to promote efficient technologies, processes and systems that help improve the quality of life on earth.

Braskem presents adhesive and sealant solutions at FEICA 2017

The company will show a wide range of products for high-performance adhesives and sealants.

DowDuPont Merger Successfully Completed

DowDuPont today announced the successful completion of the merger of equals between The Dow Chemical Company and E.I. du Pont de Nemours & Company, effective Aug. 31, 2017.

EU chemicals industry grows in 2017

In an Aug. 24 report, Cefic said chemicals output within the EU was up by 3.1 percent during first half of 2017, compared to the same period last year.

Good second quarter 2017 for LANXESS

Sales up almost 30 percent to EUR 2.5 billion. Net income pre exceptionals increased by 75 percent to EUR 141 million.

Nexeo Solutions Reports Third Quarter Fiscal Year 2017 Financial Results

Nexeo Solutions, Inc. today announced its consolidated financial results for the three months ended June 30, 2017.

Lanxess expands range of membranes for reverse osmosis

Specialty chemicals company LANXESS is expanding its range of membrane elements for reverse osmosis (RO).

BASF puts expanded compounding plant for engineering plastics into operation

BASF put the expanded compounding plant at BASF’s Schwarzheide site in Germany into operation.