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German chemical industry less optimistic about growth in second half of 2018

NewsJuly 16, 2018

German chemical industry less optimistic about growth in second half of 2018

Global political and economic uncertainty, particularly the looming trade war and Brexit key roadblocks

Linde to Sell Americas Assets to Messer and CVC for $3.3 Billion

NewsJuly 16, 2018

Linde to Sell Americas Assets to Messer and CVC for $3.3 Billion

Joint venture named MG Industries and will operate under the Messer brand

Randall S. Dearth appointed as President & COO of GCP Applied Technologies

NewsJuly 16, 2018

Randall S. Dearth appointed as President & COO of GCP Applied Technologies

Dearth is expected to join GCP from September 1, later this year

Ramkumar Dhruva gets bigger responsibility at BASF

NewsJuly 16, 2018

Ramkumar Dhruva gets bigger responsibility at BASF

Appointed as President, South & East Asia, ASEAN, and Australia/New Zealand

Ning Gaoning appointed as ChemChina chairman

NewsJuly 16, 2018

Ning Gaoning appointed as ChemChina chairman

Gaoning will continue to be Chairman and Secretary of the Party Committee of SinoChem

Maire awarded contract by Borouge for a new PP Plant in Abu Dhabi

NewsJuly 13, 2018

Maire awarded contract by Borouge for a new PP Plant in Abu Dhabi

The scope of work relates to a new PP Unit with production capacity of 480,000 tons per year, and associated facilities, to be integrated within the existing Borouge 3 Complex

Govt asks agrochem companies to come up with solutions to crop losses

NewsJuly 12, 2018

Govt asks agrochem companies to come up with solutions to crop losses

Wastage or loss of food annually estimated at 40 per cent of food production

EU’s chemical production to grow 1.5% in 2018, 2019: Cefic

NewsJuly 12, 2018

EU’s chemical production to grow 1.5% in 2018, 2019: Cefic

The sector’s growth and international competitiveness are likely to be impacted by increasing protectionist trade policies and increasing oil prices

Russ Herman appointed as Commercial Manager of Altivia’s Aromatics business

NewsJuly 12, 2018

Russ Herman appointed as Commercial Manager of Altivia’s Aromatics business

He will oversee sales and marketing of Altivia’s Aromatics products produced at it’s Ohio Petrochem complex

AkzoNobel Specialty Chemicals breaks ground on €90-million organic peroxide site in China

NewsJuly 06, 2018

AkzoNobel Specialty Chemicals breaks ground on €90-million organic peroxide site in China

Scheduled for completion in the second quarter of 2020, it will also provide capacity expansions of between 30 and 70 percent depending on product line