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Borealis selects technology for its plastics pyrolysis-oil upgrading unit in Sweden

Borealis Group AG (Vienna, Austria) and Axens (Rueil-Malmaison, France) have recently signed a license agreement for the Rewind Mix process in order to purify and upgrade 50,000 metric tons per year (m.t./yr) of pyrolysis oils produced from plastics wastes at…

Chemours names new president and CEO

The Chemours Company (Wilmington, Del.) has announces a series of leadership transitions effective July 1, 2021. Mark Newman, the company’s current Chief Operating Officer, will become President and Chief Executive Officer of Chemours, succeeding Mark Vergnano, who has served as…

Chevron Phillips names new CEO

Chevron Phillips Chemical Co. LLC (The Woodlands, Tex.) announced that Bruce Chinn, currently president, Chevron Chemicals, will become chief executive officer. B.J. Hebert, currently executive vice president and chief operating officer, will become president and chief operating officer. Chinn and…

Nova Chemicals appoints new CEO

NOVA Chemicals Corp. (Calgary, Alberta, Canada) announced that the company’s Board of Directors has appointed Luis Sierra as President and Chief Executive Officer effective August 1, 2020.  He will succeed Todd Karran, who previously announced his retirement. “We are delighted…

Andreas Fischer is Evonik’s new chief innovation officer

Andreas Fischer has been named Evonik's new chief innovation officer, effective July 1st. He takes over from Ulrich Küsthardt, who has held this position since 2015 and is now taking early retirement. Essen. Andreas Fischer has been named Evonik Industries…

Roland Baan joins Haldor Topsoe as new CEO

Today is the first day for Haldor Topsoe A/S's (Lyngby, Denmark) new CEO, Roland Baan.  “This is a special day for me," says Baan. "Topsoe is an exceptional company that has made a huge difference for the refining and chemical…

Magnum Systems appoints new CEO

John Sinks has been appointed as CEO of Magnum Systems (Lanexa, Kan.; www.magnumsystems.com), a North American equipment manufacture of bulk solids pneumatic conveying and packaging automation systems. John has been in the industrial business sector for his entire career, with…

CPI Events Impacted by COVID-19

Many industry events are being impacted due to the COVID-19 pandemic. This list will be updated continually as more information is available. To add an event to this list, please email mbailey@chemengonline.com. AIChE Spring Meeting & Global congress on Process…

New Sales Manager for centrifugal pump manufacturer Bungartz

The continued significant increase in demand for individual pump solutions designed by manufacturer Paul Bungartz GmbH & Co KG (Düsseldorf, Germany; www.bungartz.de) requires a reorientation of its sales department. “With Mr Lempert, we are pleased to have found a head…

New changes at inprotec AG

In the twenty-first year of the company’s existence, the management of inprotec AG (Heitersheim, Germany; www.inprotec-ag.de), a leading service provider in spray granulation and spray drying, will be undergoing a change. The company has two locations in Heitersheim (Baden-Württemberg) and…