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NewsDecember 15, 2011

EU Chemicals sector growth to resume next year, follows long term trend in 2011

NewsDecember 14, 2011

EU Chemicals sector growth to resume next year, follows long term trend in 2011

Growth in European chemicals output will be weaker than expected this year and next because of heightened business uncertainty and inventory trimming, industry group Cefic said today.

GlobalData : Basic petrochemicals and major plastics are expected to increase To

NewsDecember 14, 2011

GlobalData : Basic petrochemicals and major plastics are expected to increase To

GlobalData, the industry analysis specialist, has released its latest research, Joint Ventures in the Petrochemical Industry - Key Strategy to Manage Globalization. The study, which is an offering from the company\'\'\'s Petrochemical Research Group,

Patel Pesticides requests clearance for new unit in Gujarat

NewsDecember 13, 2011

Patel Pesticides requests clearance for new unit in Gujarat

Patel Pesticides (India) Pvt Ltd has requested clearance from the Environment and Forests Ministry’s for its pesticide manufacturing unit at Nandesari in Gujarat’s Vadodara district.

Olympic Laminates proposes to expand Resin plant in Gujarat

NewsDecember 12, 2011

Olympic Laminates proposes to expand Resin plant in Gujarat

Olympic Laminates Pvt Ltd has moved the Ministry of Environment and Forests for environmental clearance to its plans for expansion of its resin plant for manufacturing laminated sheets at its existing unit at Karoli in Gujarat\'\'\'s Gandhinagar dist

Platts Announces November Petrochemical prices fell 3% on lingering economic con

NewsDecember 09, 2011

Platts Announces November Petrochemical prices fell 3% on lingering economic con

Prices in the $3-trillion-plus global petrochemicals marketplace fell more than 3% to $1,162 per metric tons (/mt) in November, according to the just-released monthly average of the Platts Global Petrochemical Index (PGPI), a benchmark basket of seve

Shell increases polyol production flexibility in Europe

NewsDecember 08, 2011

Shell increases polyol production flexibility in Europe

Shell Chemicals has completed a project to strengthen the flexibility of its polyol production facility in Europe. A direct result of this will be an immediate increase in CASE (coatings, adhesives, sealants and elastomers) polyol capacity from the s

SIL reaffirms rating on Akzo Nobel India Limited\'\'\'s STD Programme

NewsDecember 08, 2011

SIL reaffirms rating on Akzo Nobel India Limited\'\'\'s STD Programme

CRISIL’s rating on the short-term debt programme of Akzo Nobel India Ltd (ANIL) continues to reflect ANIL’s robust financial risk profile with strong liquidity, and the company’s sizeable market share and strong brand position in th

CRISIL reaffirms ratings on Benzo Chem\'\'\'s bank facilities

NewsDecember 08, 2011

CRISIL reaffirms ratings on Benzo Chem\'\'\'s bank facilities

CRISIL’s ratings on the bank facilities of Benzo Chem Industries Pvt Ltd (Benzo Chem) continue to reflect Benzo Chem’s healthy financial risk profile, marked by a moderate net worth, a low gearing, and robust debt protection metrics, and

Astec Life Science proposes herbicide products unit in Maharashtra

NewsDecember 08, 2011

Astec Life Science proposes herbicide products unit in Maharashtra

Astec Life Science Limited has proposed to come up with a unit to produce herbicide products and intermediates at Mahad in Maharashtra’s Raigad district.