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July 25, 2014
The Global Chemical Production Regional Index (Global CPRI) was flat for the second month in a row in June, on a three-month-moving-average basis, according to the latest Weekly Chemistry and Economic Report from the American Chemistry Council (ACC; Washington, D.C....
http://www.chemengonline.com/only_on_che/latest_news/Global-CPRI-was-flat-for-second-consecutive-month-in-June-ACC-says_12046.html
July 25, 2014
A division of BASF SE (Ludwigshafen, Germany; www.basf.com), BASF Shanghai Coatings Co. has inaugurated its new automotive coatings plant at the Shanghai Chemical Industry Park in Shanghai, China. The expansion of its automotive coatings production capacity with an investment of around €50 million further strengthens BASF’s presence in China and its position as a leading coatings supplier to the...
http://www.chemengonline.com/only_on_che/latest_news/BASF-opens-new-automative-coatings-plant-in-Shanghai_12047.html
July 24, 2014
CB&I (The Woodlands, Tex.; www.cbi.com) has announced a cooperation agreement by which CB&I will market and provide engineering services for Versalis' low density polyethylene (LDPE) and ethyl vinyl acetate copolymer (EVA) technologies in North America. CB&I will be able to offer both tubular and autoclave high pressure processes, which will enhance the range of products at Versalis' LDPE and...
http://www.chemengonline.com/only_on_che/latest_news/CB-and-I-to-market-and-provide-services-for-Versalis-technologies-in-North-America_12044.html
July 24, 2014
Meredian, Inc. (Bainbridge, Ga.; www.meredianinc.com) and DaniMer Scientific, an international corporation focusing on the development of sustainably produced, renewable and biodegradable resources have merged under a wholly-owned subsidiary Meredian Holdings Group Inc.   “This merger took months of planning, approvals and precise execution. We have been able to consolidate and get rid of every...
http://www.chemengonline.com/only_on_che/latest_news/Bioplastics-companies-Meredian-and-DaniMer-Scientific-to-merge_12045.html
July 22, 2014
Wison Engineering Services Co. (Shanghai, China; www.wison.com), the largest private sector chemical engineering, procurement and construction management (EPC) service provider in China, says that Wison Engineering Ltd., an indirectly non wholly-owned subsidiary of the company, has commenced the site construction activities of site preparation for the Puerto la Cruz Refinery Deep Conversion Project in...
http://www.chemengonline.com/only_on_che/latest_news/Wison-starts-site-preparation-for-major-project-in-Venezuela_12035.html
July 22, 2014
CB&I (The Woodlands, Tex.; www.cbi.com) and Clariant (Muttenz, Switzerland; www.clariant.com) announced today its new Ziegler-Natta (ZN) polypropylene catalyst production plant in Louisville, Kentucky, is on schedule to begin production in 2015. The plant is part of a long-term strategic partnership between Clariant’s Catalysts business unit and CB&I’s Lummus Novolen Technology...
http://www.chemengonline.com/only_on_che/latest_news/CB-and-I-and-Clariants-polypropylene-catalyst-partnership-off-to-a-successful-start_12037.html
July 22, 2014
Air Liquide (Paris, France; www.airliquide.com) says that it has been selected by Natgasoline LLC, a wholly-owned subsidiary of OCI N.V., as the supplier of oxygen for its new world-scale methanol plant in Beaumont, Tex. Air Liquide will invest around €90 million (more than $120 million) in this high growth area for the chemical industry. Air Liquide has entered into a new long-term agreement to...
http://www.chemengonline.com/only_on_che/latest_news/Air-Liquide-expands-its-relationship-with-OCI-in-Texas_12038.html
July 22, 2014
The July Chemical Activity Barometer (CAB), a leading economic indicator created by the American Chemistry Council (ACC; Washington, D.C.; www.americanchemistry.com) posted a 0.4% increase over June, as measured on a three-month moving average (3MMA) basis. The pace of growth was consistent with earlier growth logged in the second quarter. Year-over-year growth now stands at a 4.4% increase. Uncertainty in...
http://www.chemengonline.com/only_on_che/latest_news/U-S-economic-expansion-being-tempered-by-uncertainty-in-energy-markets-CAB-shows_12039.html
July 22, 2014
Tesoro Corp. (San Antonio, Tex.; www.tsocorp.com) has announced plans to produce petrochemical feedstock in its U.S. West Coast refining system.  The company intends to gather intermediate feedstock, primarily reformate, from its West Coast refining system for xylene extraction at Anacortes, Wash.  The initial investment, estimated to be around...
http://www.chemengonline.com/only_on_che/latest_news/Tesoro-announces-plans-for-U-S-xylene-production_12040.html
July 22, 2014
ZeoGas LLC (Houston; www.zeogas.com), a developer of natural gas-to-gasoline projects, has entered into a license agreement to use ExxonMobil Research and Engineering Company’s (ExxonMobil) methanol-to-gasoline technology in the development of a natural gas-to-gasoline plant on the U.S. Gulf Coast. ZeoGas is developing a portfolio of projects to convert natural gas to gasoline to take advantage...
http://www.chemengonline.com/only_on_che/latest_news/ZeoGas-enters-license-agreement-with-ExxonMobil-for-methanol-to-gasoline-technology_12043.html
July 21, 2014
GEA Wiegand GmbH and GEA Filtration (Ettlingen, Germany; www.gea-wiegand.com) have received an order for a revamp of an old evaporator and for a new direct-steam sterilization unit of a German gelatin manufacturer. After the commissioning phase of the evaporation plant, the customer will replace the existing ion-exchange unit and install an ultrafiltration system with a diafiltration unit for the...
http://www.chemengonline.com/only_on_che/latest_news/GEA-Wiegand-New-orders-from-the-gelatine-industry_11989.html
July 21, 2014
Evonik Industries AG (Essen, German; www.evonik.com) plans to build a plant to produce precipitated silicas in Americana (São Paulo, Brazil). The company is investing a mid-double-digit-million euro amount; the plant is scheduled to go on stream in 2016. This will be the first production plant for highly dispersible (HD) silica in South America. This high-growth silica is used mainly for high-quality low...
http://www.chemengonline.com/only_on_che/latest_news/Evonik-invests-in-new-silica-plant-in-Brazil_11990.html
July 21, 2014
Evonik Industries AG (Essen, Germany; www.evonik.com) and AkzoNobel (Amsterdam, the Netherlands; www.akzonobel.com) have entered into negotiations to build a membrane electrolysis facility at AkzoNobel’s site in Ibbenbüren, Germany. The objective of the negotiations is to establish a joint venture (JV) for the new construction and shared operation of an electrolysis facility for potassium hydroxide...
http://www.chemengonline.com/only_on_che/latest_news/Evonik-and-AkzoNobel-look-into-production-JV-for-membrane-electrolysis-in-Ibbenburen_11991.html
July 21, 2014
Maire Tecnimont S.p.A. (Milan, Italy; www.mairetecnimont.com) has signed a memorandum of understanding with Fatima Group Principals (FGP) and Midwest Fertilizer Corporation (MFC), which will form the basis for negotiating and finalizing agreements towards a strategic collaboration for work on a U.S.-based large-scale, greenfield...
http://www.chemengonline.com/only_on_che/latest_news/Maire-Tecnimont-books-EPC-contract-for-large-scale-fertilizer-complex-in-Indiana_11992.html
July 21, 2014
Goodfellow (Coraopolis, Pa.; www.goodfellowusa.com), a global supplier of high-purity metals and materials for research and industry, has entered into a non-exclusive agreement with U.K.-based Haydale Graphene Industries plc (www.haydale.com) to market and distribute Haydale’s functionalized graphene nanoplatelets (GNPs). The Haydale plasma-functionalization process has the potential to offer...
http://www.chemengonline.com/only_on_che/latest_news/Goodfellow-and-Haydale-sign-major-distribution-agreement-for-graphene-materials_11993.html
July 18, 2014
Haldor Topsøe A/S (Lyngby, Denmark; www.topsoe.com) recently opened a new plant at its production site in Bayport, Texas, which is currently the company’s second largest in the world. The new plant is devoted to producing Topsøe’s VK portfolio of extruded catalysts that are used for the production of sulfuric acid. The decision to build a new plant was made by...
http://www.chemengonline.com/only_on_che/latest_news/Topsøe-opens-new-sulfuric-acid-catalyst-production-plant-in-Texas_11982.html
July 18, 2014
Praxair, Inc. (Danbury, Conn.; www.praxair.com), through a subsidiary, has signed a longterm contract to supply industrial gases to Nanjing Jinling Huntsman New Materials Co., Ltd., a joint venture (JV) between Sinopec Jinling and Huntsman Corp. (The Woodlands, Tex....
http://www.chemengonline.com/only_on_che/latest_news/Praxair-to-construct-air-separation-unit-for-Sinopec-Hunstman-JV-in-Nanjing_11983.html
July 18, 2014
Elasto Sweden AB (Åmål, Sweden), part of the Hexpol TPE Group (www.hexpoltpe.com), has announced plans to invest in a new thermoplastic elastomer (TPE) production line at their...
http://www.chemengonline.com/only_on_che/latest_news/Elasto-Sweden-invests-in-new-production-line-for-thermoplastic-elastomers_11984.html
July 18, 2014
Flint Hills Resources, LLC has announced that it is moving forward with a significant expansion of its chemicals business with the completion of its acquisition of PetroLogistics LP (Houston; www.petrologistics.com) and its general partner, PetroLogistics GP LLC. The $2.1 billion transaction is the largest in the Flint Hills’ history and the first chemical asset it has acquired since purchasing...
http://www.chemengonline.com/only_on_che/latest_news/Flint-Hills-Resources-completes-purchase-of-PetroLogistics_11985.html
July 18, 2014
Citing data from the U.S. Federal Reserve (Washington, D.C.; www.federalreserve.gov), the American Chemistry Council (ACC; Washington, D.C.; www.americanchemistry.com) said in its latest Weekly Chemistry and Economic Report that overall production for the U.S. chemical industry increased by 0.7 percentage points during June.   However, production was stable from the previous month if...
http://www.chemengonline.com/only_on_che/latest_news/U-S-chemical-production-gains-in-June-due-to-pharma-ACC-report-says_11986.html
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