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June 17, 2014
Novasep (Pompey, France; www.novasep.com), a leading supplier of services and technologies to the life science industries, today announces that its Shanghai-based Asia Pacific subsidiary has secured an engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) contract with Tay Ninh Chemical Industry (Tanichem), a joint stock company between Vietnam National Chemical Group (Vinachem) and Tay Ninh...
http://www.chemengonline.com/business_and_economics/plant_watch_mergers_and_bus_news/Novasep-MIE-consortium-to-construct-the-first-sorbitol-production-plant-in-Vietnam_11889.html
June 16, 2014
Kobe Steel, Ltd. (Tokyo, Japan; www.kobelco.com) announces that its subsidiary company, Kobelco Machinery do Brazil Ltda., has begun full-scale marketing of nonstandard compressors in the South America. Based in Sao Paulo, Kobelco Machinery do Brazil (KMB) is Kobe Steel’s first location established in Brazil. In recent years, Brazil has been vigorously pursuing marine resource development. High...
http://www.chemengonline.com/business_and_economics/plant_watch_mergers_and_bus_news/Kobe-Steels-compressor-company-opens-in-Brazil_11886.html
June 3, 2014
Solvay S.A. (Brussels, Belgium; www.solvay.com) has opened its new Research & Innovation (R&I) center at Ewha Womans University (Seoul, South Korea), putting the Group in a prime position to work closely with key Asian customers and universities to develop products for the booming battery, electronics and car markets. The R&I center in Seoul is Solvay's fourth in Asia and will employ some 60...
http://www.chemengonline.com/business_and_economics/plant_watch_mergers_and_bus_news/Solvay-opens-R-and-I-center-at-Koreas-Ewha-Womans-University_11865.html
June 3, 2014
The Linde Group (Pullach, Germany; www.linde.com) and BASF SE (Ludwigshafen, Germany; www.basf.com) intend to cooperate in developing and licensing processes for the on-purpose production of linear butenes and butadiene. BASF has developed process technology and catalysts as well as the extraction technologies, while Linde is providing its expertise for the integration, optimization and commercialization...
http://www.chemengonline.com/business_and_economics/plant_watch_mergers_and_bus_news/Linde-and-BASF-intend-to-jointly-develop-on-purpose-butadiene-technology_11866.html
June 2, 2014
On May 20, a foundation stone laying ceremony was held at the construction site of a new methanol ammonia co-production plant for the petrochemical company Shchekinoazot - one of the largest producers of chemicals in Russia. The new plant, which is located in the Tula region of Russia, will be the first ever in the world using Haldor Topsoe...
http://www.chemengonline.com/business_and_economics/plant_watch_mergers_and_bus_news/Topsoe-lays-foundation-for-first-ever-integrated-methanol-and-ammonia-plant-in-Russia_11864.html
June 1, 2014
Plant Watch Kemira to build sodium chlorate plant for pulp mill in Brazil May 9, 2014 — Kemira Oyj (Helsinki, Finland; www.kemira.com) will supply sodium chlorate to Klabin’s new pulp mill in Paraná, Brazil. Kemira will build, own and operate the sodium chlorate plant, which is scheduled to begin production during the first half of 2016. BASF and Yara plan to build ammonia plant in...
http://www.chemengonline.com/business_and_economics/plant_watch_mergers_and_bus_news/AkzoNobel-inaugurates-membrane-electrolysis-plant-in-Germany-and-more-business-news_11838.html
May 29, 2014
Foster Wheeler AG (Zug; Switzerland; www.fwc.com) says that a subsidiary of its Global Engineering and Construction Group has been awarded a contract by Marubeni Corp. for the engineering and material supply of a new Terrace Wall steam reformer heater, including an air preheating system, for the KazMunayGaz oil refinery located at Atyrau, Republic of Kazakhstan. The value of Foster Wheeler’s contract...
http://www.chemengonline.com/business_and_economics/plant_watch_mergers_and_bus_news/Foster-Wheeler-awarded-contract-for-steam-reformer-heater-in-Kazakhstan_11858.html
May 28, 2014
The Dow Chemical Company (Midland, Mich.; www.dow.com) has awarded Fluor Corp. (Irving, Tex.; www.fluor.com) the engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) contract for its reverse osmosis (RO) manufacturing facility in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. Located in Jubail Industrial City II at the Sadara Chemical Co. complex, the facility will locally manufacture high-tech RO elements that purify water for...
http://www.chemengonline.com/business_and_economics/plant_watch_mergers_and_bus_news/Dow-awards-Fluor-EPC-contract-for-Saudi-RO-membrane-manufacturing-facility_11855.html
May 26, 2014
BASF SE (Ludwigshafen, Germany; www.basf.com) today announced the construction of a new plant for polyalkylene glycol (PAG)-based lubricants at its Ludwigshafen site. The manufacturing facility will start operations by the beginning of 2016 and produce PAG lubricant base stocks and formulated blends. With this double-digit million-euro investment BASF continues...
http://www.chemengonline.com/business_and_economics/plant_watch_mergers_and_bus_news/BASF-to-build-new-PAG-plant-in-Ludwigshafen_11851.html
May 22, 2014
UOP LLC (Des Plaines, Ill.; www.uop.com) , a Honeywell company, announced that Guangdong Peng Zun Energy Development Co., a Chinese petrochemical producer, has selected Honeywell’s UOP C3 Oleflex process technology to convert propane to propylene, a valuable petrochemical used in plastics production. This will be the first propane dehydrogenation project in the Southern Guangzhou region, which is a...
http://www.chemengonline.com/business_and_economics/plant_watch_mergers_and_bus_news/UOP-Oleflex-technology-selected-for-another-propylene-project-in-China_11842.html
May 20, 2014
BASF SE (Ludwigshafen, Germany; www.basf.com) today announces the launch of commercial production of LFP (lithium iron phosphate) cathode materials in Weimar, Germany. BASF is operating a 3,000 metric ton (m.t.) per year plant in Weimar, leveraging LFP precursors produced at the BASF headquarters site in Ludwigshafen. IBU-Tec, a specialist in rotary kiln technology and systems, is carrying out operations...
http://www.chemengonline.com/business_and_economics/plant_watch_mergers_and_bus_news/BASF-to-produce-LFP-cathode-materials-in-Germany_11839.html
May 20, 2014
UOP LLC (Des Plaines, Ill.; www.uop.com), a Honeywell company, announced today that PennTex Midstream Partners LLC (Houston) has selected UOP Russell to supply a gas processing plant to recover valuable natural gas liquids (NGLs) in northern Louisiana. The plant, which will process 200-million standard cubic feet per day of natural gas, will be in production in the first quarter of 2015. In addition, UOP...
http://www.chemengonline.com/business_and_economics/plant_watch_mergers_and_bus_news/UOP-Russell-modular-equipment-to-process-natural-gas-in-Louisiana_11840.html
May 19, 2014
Evonik Industries AG (Essen, Germany; www.evonik.com) has commenced an integrated production complex for isophorone and isophorone diamine in Shanghai, China. The company has invested over €100 million in the facilities, which will have an annual output capacity of 50,000 metric tons. Construction in the Shanghai Chemical Industry Park (SCIP) took less than two years. Evonik primarily plans to use the...
http://www.chemengonline.com/business_and_economics/plant_watch_mergers_and_bus_news/Evonik-starts-isophorone-facilities-in-China_11796.html
May 13, 2014
The Babcock & Wilcox Company (B&W; Charlotte, N.C.; www.babcock.com) says that its subsidiary, Babcock & Wilcox Power Generation Group, Inc. (B&W PGG), has signed a definitive agreement to acquire industrial processes solutions provider MEGTEC based on an enterprise value of $155 million, subject to adjustment for MEGTEC’s cash and indebtedness and certain other closing items. MEGTEC...
http://www.chemengonline.com/business_and_economics/plant_watch_mergers_and_bus_news/B-and-W-to-acquire-international-industrial-products-and-services-firm-MEGTEC_11786.html
May 12, 2014
Clariant (Munich, Germany; www.clariant.com) says that its Catofin catalyst will be used in a new grassroots iso-butane dehydrogenation unit commissioned by Shandong Chengtai Chemical Industry Co. CB&I (The Woodlands, Tex.; www.cbi.com) has been awarded the contract for the license and engineering design of the new unit to be built in Changyi, Shandong...
http://www.chemengonline.com/business_and_economics/plant_watch_mergers_and_bus_news/Clariant-Catofin-catalyst-chosen-for-isobutylene-project-in-China_11781.html
May 8, 2014
BASF SE (Ludwigshafen, Germany; www.basf.com) and Yara (Osöo, Norway; www.yara.com) have made good progress with their plan to jointly build a world-scale ammonia plant on the U.S. Gulf Coast. The proposed plant would be located...
http://www.chemengonline.com/business_and_economics/plant_watch_mergers_and_bus_news/BASF-and-Yara-plan-to-build-ammonia-plant-in-Freeport_11776.html
May 6, 2014
BASF SE (Ludwogshafen, Germany; www.basf.com) and Sinopec (Beijing, China; www.sinopec.com) will build a new world-scale production plant for Neopentylglycol (NPG) at their state- of-the-art Verbund site, BASF-YPC Co., a 50-50 joint venture in Nanjing, China. The plant...
http://www.chemengonline.com/business_and_economics/plant_watch_mergers_and_bus_news/BASF-and-Sinopec-to-build-a-new-NPG-production-plant-in-Nanjing_11768.html
May 6, 2014
Air Products (Lehigh Valley, Pa.; www.airproducts.com) has recently installed an air separation unit (ASU) for AGC Glass Europe, the world’s largest producer of flat glass. The state-of-the-art cryogenic Prism ON300 plant, now successfully operating at AGC’s Teplice factory in the Czech Republic, produces pure oxygen and nitrogen and represents a significant part of AGC’s rebuilt float...
http://www.chemengonline.com/business_and_economics/plant_watch_mergers_and_bus_news/Air-Products-technology-supplies-gases-for-glass-factory-in-Czech-Republic_11771.html
May 2, 2014
BASF SE (Ludwigshafen, Germany; www.basf.com) is evaluating an investment in a world-scale methane-to-propylene complex on the U.S. Gulf Coast. The on-purpose production of propylene to supply the company’s North American operations would allow BASF to take advantage of low...
http://www.chemengonline.com/business_and_economics/plant_watch_mergers_and_bus_news/BASF-evaluates-natural-gas-based-investment-in-the-U-S-_11762.html
May 1, 2014
Plant Watch Lanxess inaugurates new high-tech plastics plant in Brazil April 10, 2014 — Lanxess AG (Cologne, Germany; www.lanxess.com) inaugurated its new high-tech plastics plant in Porto Feliz, Brazil. The company has invested around €20 million in the facility, which will initially have a capacity of 20,000 metric tons per year (m.t./yr). In the new plant, polyamide and polybutylene...
http://www.chemengonline.com/business_and_economics/plant_watch_mergers_and_bus_news/Borealis-invests-in-capacity-expansion-for-crosslinked-polyethylene-and-more-business-news_11737.html
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