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Business News October 2017

By Mary Page Bailey |

Plant Watch AkzoNobel opens paint manufacturing facility in the U.K. September 12, 2017 — Akzo Nobel N.V. (Amsterdam, the Netherlands; www.akzonobel.com) has opened its €100-million paints production plant in Ashington, U.K. The factory will be capable of doubling AkzoNobel’scurrent U.K. production levels to 200 million L/yr. The facility also has capacity to expand in order to support future growth plans.   Solvay to begin PEKK production in the U.S. September 12, 2017 — In early 2018, Solvay S.A. (Brussels, Belgium; www.solvay.com) will begin producing polyetherketoneketone (PEKK) polymers at its site in Augusta, Ga. to support its global composite materials business. PEKK is used in thermoplastic composites reinforced with carbon fibers and in additive manufacturing for a range of industrial applications.   CB&I to provide process technology for PDH plant in China September 11, 2017 — CB&I (The Woodlands, Tex.; www.cbi.com) was awarded a contract by Xuzhou HaiDing Chemical Technology Co. for the license and engineering design of a grassroots propane dehydrogenation (PDH) unit to be built in Pizhou, Jiangsu Province, China. The unit will use CB&I’s catalytic dehydrogenation technology and…
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