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EU’s chemical sector grows 2.6%, net trade surplus at €48.7 bn

ChemicalApril 20, 2018

EU’s chemical sector grows 2.6%, net trade surplus at €48.7 bn

Chemicals imports reach €106.7 bn, whereas exports reached the value of €155.4 bn in 2017

Braskem expands focus on Renewable Chemicals

ChemicalApril 19, 2018

Braskem expands focus on Renewable Chemicals

The initiative is aimed at leading the next wave of renewable chemicals and polymers and offer customers innovative choices

Air Liquide to construct new generation hydrogen production unit at Antwerp

ChemicalApril 18, 2018

Air Liquide to construct new generation hydrogen production unit at Antwerp

Expected to start operation in 2020, this new SMR-XTM unit will offer optimal performances in terms of energy efficiency, safety and reliability

Praxair begins supplying hydrogen to Marathon Petroleum's refinery

ChemicalApril 18, 2018

Praxair begins supplying hydrogen to Marathon Petroleum's refinery

One of the largest transportation fuels refiners in the U.S., Marathon operates an integrated refining, marketing and transportation system

BASF and arc-net collaborate to use blockchain for livestock sustainability

ChemicalApril 18, 2018

BASF and arc-net collaborate to use blockchain for livestock sustainability

arc-net is a technology company utilizing blockchain technology to provide transparency in the agri-food industry

Sika reports 11% growth in sales for Q1 2018

ChemicalApril 17, 2018

Sika reports 11% growth in sales for Q1 2018

APAC growth subdued at 3.9% with the highest recorded by India, Australia and New Zealand

Anurag Choudhary Gets APEA 2018 India

ChemicalApril 16, 2018

Anurag Choudhary Gets APEA 2018 India

Choudhary has helped transformed Himadri from a coal tar pitch manufacturing company to one of the world’s most extensive value chains in the carbon segment

Henkel launches the world’s first IoT anti-mosquito device

ChemicalApril 16, 2018

Henkel launches the world’s first IoT anti-mosquito device

The new product is called “HomeControl” and will be launched under the brands Vape (Italy), Bloom (Spain) and Catch (France)

Idemitsu announces a Chinese subsidiary for OLED materials production

ChemicalApril 14, 2018

Idemitsu announces a Chinese subsidiary for OLED materials production

The new company’s facility is expected to begin commercial production during fiscal 2019 in Chengdu

Yara and BASF open $600 mn new ammonia plant in Texas

ChemicalApril 12, 2018

Yara and BASF open $600 mn new ammonia plant in Texas

The facility uses a cost-efficient and sustainable production process, based on by-product hydrogen instead of natural gas