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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.

Uponor planning $17 million expansion in Minnesota

By the end of the year, Uponor’s footprint in the area will put 738,000 square feet of space — almost 17 acres of facilities — under roof. The total includes a distribution center and resin-receiving facility in Lakeville, Minn.

Lanxess invests in its production site in Lillo/Antwerp

Lanxess announced plans to further strengthen its integrated production complex for polyamide and precursors for plastics in Antwerp.


Evonik starts construction on the new stretching and polishing plant for PMMA

Evonik breaks ground for stretching and polishing plant for large-format PMMA aircraft materials.

South Asia's first halogenated butyl rubber unit to be built in India

Reliance Sibur Elastomers Private Limited announced plans for setting up South Asia's first halogenated butyl rubber unit.

Evonik broke ground for construction of new PA 12 plant

The company's production capacity for polyamide 12 powders will increase by 50 percent.

LyondellBasell to build HDPE plant on U.S. Gulf Coast

LyondellBasell has made the final investment decision to build a High Density Polyethylene (HDPE) Plant on the U.S. Gulf Coast.

SABIC and ExxonMobil evaluating petrochemical joint venture in USA

SABIC and ExxonMobil are considering the potential development of a jointly owned petrochemical complex on the U.S. Gulf Coast.

Engel's worldwide course of growth continues

In the 2015-2016 financial year the Engel Group generated 1.25 billion euros in turnover worldwide.

DuPont invests in Zytel HTN polymer capacity in Germany

DuPont Performance Materials announced that it is investing in Zytel HTN PPA polymer capacity at its Uentrop facility in Hamm, Germany.

Evonik expands venture capital activities into Asia

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

Ethane cracker to be built in Louisiana

Axiall and Lotte Chemical announced final decision to construct ethane-based ethylene plant that would be expected to produce one million metric tons of ethylene annually.

Huhtamaki investing in new capacity in Northern Ireland

Huhtamaki is investing in new capacity at its molded fiber packaging manufacturing unit in Lurgan, Northern Ireland.

BASF increases pigment production

BASF is strengthening its global production network for pigments with two new investments.

LyondellBasell developing world's largest PO/TBA plant

LyondellBasell announced that it is advancing plans to build the world's largest propylene oxide (PO) and tertiary butyl alcohol (TBA) plant in the Houston area.