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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.

Clariant delivers solid Q2 with improved profitability and cash flow

"Clariant continued the strong development of the first into the second quarter,” said CEO Hariolf Kottmann.

BASF increases sales and earnings slightly in the second quarter

Outlook for 2015 confirmed: Slight sales increase expected, EBIT before special items likely to match level of 2014.

European chemical output stagnant in 2014

European chemical output grew just 0.2 per cent in 2014, according to the latest Cefic Chemicals Trends Report.

Clariant opens new desiccant manufacturing plant in China

Clariant announces the opening of a new desiccant manufacturing plant at its site in Zhengjiang, China.

Stagnant growth in 2014 for EU chemicals sector

European chemical output edged ahead just 0.3 per cent in 2014 on a year-on-year basis, according to the latest Cefic Chemicals Trends Report.