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Global appetite for plastics key to China’s polyolefins demand growth in 2020

Petro ChemicalMay 29, 2020

Global appetite for plastics key to China’s polyolefins demand growth in 2020

Wood Mackenzie projects demand growth for Chinese polyethylene and polypropylene at 3.1% and 2.8%, respectively, for 2020 compared to 2019.

ExxonMobil and INNIO sign long-term global lubricants collaboration agreement

Petro ChemicalMay 29, 2020

ExxonMobil and INNIO sign long-term global lubricants collaboration agreement

Agreement marks the extension of a decades-long working relationship to co-engineer high-performance gas engine lubrication

BASF partners with Red Avenue New Materials Group for producing PBAT in China

Petro ChemicalMay 28, 2020

BASF partners with Red Avenue New Materials Group for producing PBAT in China

Red Avenue New Materials Group to build a new plant in Shanghai with an annual capacity of 60,000 metric tons of PBAT.

Dow launches new post-consumer recycled plastic in Asia Pacific

Petro ChemicalMay 28, 2020

Dow launches new post-consumer recycled plastic in Asia Pacific

The new resin is designed with 40 percent PCR content which creates a film with performance comparable to those made with virgin resins.

AkzoNobel launches antimicrobial additive for powder coatings

Petro ChemicalMay 28, 2020

AkzoNobel launches antimicrobial additive for powder coatings

With cleanliness now on everyone’s agenda, the extra functionality offered by the inclusion of BioCote antimicrobial technology means that building interiors can now be given increased protection against microbes such as bacteria and mold – which can cause issues such as bad odors, staining or material degradation.

Axalta launches color retrieval software enhancement with 3D modeling

Petro ChemicalMay 28, 2020

Axalta launches color retrieval software enhancement with 3D modeling

Advanced color proofing is the latest advancement in company's proprietary ColorNet software to help provides greater insight into a color's blendability and saves body shops time and money

Haldor Topsoe joins United Nations Global Compact

Petro ChemicalMay 27, 2020

Haldor Topsoe joins United Nations Global Compact

In joining, members commit to aligning policies and action with the Ten Principles of the UN Global Compact. The principles provide companies with clear guidelines on responsible business practices within areas such as human rights, labor, environment, and anti-corruption.

Sinopec Hainan to use Hostalen ACP for HDPE plant

Petro ChemicalMay 27, 2020

Sinopec Hainan to use Hostalen ACP for HDPE plant

The process technology will be used for a 300 KTA high density polyethylene (HDPE) facility to be built in Yangpu, Hainan Province, P.R. China.

Lactips raises 13 million euros from Mitsubishi Chemical

Petro ChemicalMay 27, 2020

Lactips raises 13 million euros from Mitsubishi Chemical

This round was led by Bpifrance’s SPI (Société de Projet Industriel) fund, managed on behalf of the French Government as part of the Investments for the Future Program (PIA), and Diamond Edge Ventures (DEV), the innovation investment arm of Mitsubishi Chemical Holdings Corporation (MCHC).

Covestro and Neste to collaborate on using renewable raw materials for plastics production

Petro ChemicalMay 27, 2020

Covestro and Neste to collaborate on using renewable raw materials for plastics production

Covestro and Neste are starting a strategic cooperation in Europe to promote the use of sustainable raw materials in plastics production.