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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.

Sabic & Sinopec in agreement to cooperate on joint projects

Sabic and Sinopec have signed a strategic cooperation agreement.

EQUATE sponsors Firemen's Day Festival

EQUATE Petrochemical Company extended its sponsorship for to the 15th Firemen's Day Festival organized by the Kuwait Fire Service Directorate.

Focus on hybrid molding plus IMD technology

Live demonstration at Bond-Laminates stand. Cost-effective mass production of thin-walled, decorated lightweight components made from thermoplastic composites. One-shot process combines three steps.

Krahn Chemie Distributes Silanes from SiSiB Silicones in Europe

KRAHN CHEMIE and Nanjing SiSiB Silicones Co. Ltd. have concluded into a sales and distribution agreement for organofunctional silanes in Europe

BASF reports higher earnings in chemical business

Sales of BASF Group decreased by 24% in the second quarter to €14.5 billion compared with the same period of 2015.

SABIC: COTC complex could bring enormous benefit

SABIC and Saudi Aramco will conduct a joint feasibility study on a fully integrated crude oil-to-chemicals complex.

Henkel launches integration program for refugees

Henkel is starting an extensive refugee’s integration program in its vocational training center.

Evonik expands venture capital activities into Asia

Evonik is investing in Chinese venture capital fund GRC SinoGreen Fund III.

Cefic announces new director general

As of 1 May 2016, Marco Mensink will take over from Hubert Mandery.

DuPont again amongst top global innovators

DuPont has been recognized as one of the world's most innovative companies for fifth consecutive year.

Grupa Azoty achieves strong performance improvement

In H1 2015, Grupa Azoty reported EBIT of PLN 535m, up by 83% year on year and net profit of nearly PLN 458m, up by 90% year on year.