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Solvay to sell cellulose acetate tow biz to Blackstone

Solvay to sell cellulose acetate tow biz to Blackstone | Latest News From Chemical Industry | Scoop.it
Solvay SA has reached an agreement to sell its cellulose acetate tow business, Acetow to Blackstone Group LP, a private equity corporation.
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Merck unveils new silky-matte pigment to its Ronastar range

Merck unveils new silky-matte pigment to its Ronastar range | Latest News From Chemical Industry | Scoop.it
This pigment is the second Ronastar product from the Smart Effects innovation program hat captivate owing to their attractive appearance and additional performance.
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Albemarle to rise prices for select brominated products

Albemarle Corporation said that it will increase the price of select brominated flame retardants and bromine derivatives by 5 percent, effective from 1 January 2017 or as contracts allows.
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Thousands of Nigerians sue Shell for devastating their communities

Thousands of Nigerians sue Shell for devastating their communities | Latest News From Chemical Industry | Scoop.it
With contaminant water in hand this Nigerian king is taking on the world’s second biggest energy company Royal Dutch Shell to a London court. The tribal king of the Ogale community in the oil-rich Niger Delta, Emere Godwin Bebe Okpabi is part of the group about 40000 Nigerians demanding action for the oil giant after oil spills destroyed their community for decades.
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BASF bags the German Federal Ecodesign Award for ‘cool coatings’

BASF bags the German Federal Ecodesign Award for ‘cool coatings’ | Latest News From Chemical Industry | Scoop.it
BASF's cool coatings reflect infrared light and in so doing, reduce the temperature on the automotive surface and interior.
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Chevron names new president for Africa, Latin America E&P unit

Chevron names new president for Africa, Latin America E&P unit | Latest News From Chemical Industry | Scoop.it
Currently, Neff is managing director of Chevron’s Nigeria Mid-Africa Business Unit, who will oversee Chevron’s exploration and production activities in 15 countries across Africa and Latin America.
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Praxair resumes discussions about a potential merger with Linde

Praxair resumes discussions about a potential merger with Linde | Latest News From Chemical Industry | Scoop.it
DANBURY, US: Praxair Inc has confirmed that the company has approached Linde AG about resuming discussions regarding a potential merger. There can be no assurance that this will result in a transaction, or on what terms any transaction may occur.
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Henkel inaugurates new beauty care plant in Noginsk, Russia

With this investment project, the company increased the plant’s production capacity and installed new manufacturing lines, thus providing high-quality products for local consumers.
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Mexichem acquires PVC compounds manufacturer in UK

Mexichem acquires PVC compounds manufacturer in UK | Latest News From Chemical Industry | Scoop.it
The addition of VCHL will expand Mexichem’s ability to meet global PVC compound demand and will enable further vertical integration of its Compounds Business Unit.
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Kemira CEO named as chairman of Chemical Industry Federation of Finland

Kemira CEO named as chairman of Chemical Industry Federation of Finland | Latest News From Chemical Industry | Scoop.it
HELSINKI, FINLAND: Kemira Oyj said that its president and CEO, Jari Rosendal has been elected as the chairman of Chemical Industry Federation of Finland’s board for one year. Effective at the beginning of 2017. The federation is a trade association for the chemical industry and it's strongly (closely) related sectors, covering various fields in the basic and production chemical industry. In addition, Timo Lappalainen, CEO, Orion Oyj; Kimmo Kedonpaa, CEO of Pipelife Finland Oy and the chairman of the Rubber Manufacturers' Association of Finland will be appointed later, who are chosen as vice-chairman. Timo Lappalainen has represented as the chairman of Chemical Industry Federation of Finland before Jari Rosendal.
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Lanxess bags CDP initiative award; enters ‘Climate A List’

Lanxess bags CDP initiative award; enters ‘Climate A List’ | Latest News From Chemical Industry | Scoop.it
In this year’s evaluation, the company received an “A” score and will be listed with immediate effect as one of 193 companies around the world in the CDP’s “Climate A List.”
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Novozymes to build new enzyme production facility in India

Novozymes to build new enzyme production facility in India | Latest News From Chemical Industry | Scoop.it
The new plant will produce enzymes using solid state fermentation and will also formulate enzymes imported from Novozymes’ production sites outside India.
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Stanford researcher bags BASF, Volkswagen’s science award

Stanford researcher bags BASF, Volkswagen’s science award | Latest News From Chemical Industry | Scoop.it
The renowned award honours outstanding research results in the area of energy storage and conversion. A special prize for applied research goes to Dr Martin Ebner from the ETH University Zurich, Switzerland.
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TerraVia appoints Seafoodexport as feed ingredient distributor in Europe

TerraVia appoints Seafoodexport as feed ingredient distributor in Europe | Latest News From Chemical Industry | Scoop.it
SAN FRANCISCO & WHITE PLAINS, US: TerraVia Holdings Inc and Bunge Limited has appointed Seafoodexport, one of the largest distributors of fish oil to the European pet food industry, will act as a distributor of AlgaPrime DHA. AlgaPrime DHA is a native whole algae source of omega-3s and a sustainable speciality feed ingredient, in the European pet and production animal segment. DHA, docosahexaenoic acid, is an essential long-chain omega-3 fatty acid that plays a critical role in supporting the healthy development of humans and animals.
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Creating an eco-friendly equation

The rising environmental concerns are even driving the dynamics of the automotive industry. More and more auto manufacturers are looking to manufacture lightweight, fuel efficient vehicles.
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Showa Denko to build high-purity solvent plant in Japan

Showa Denko to build high-purity solvent plant in Japan | Latest News From Chemical Industry | Scoop.it
TOKYO, JAPAN: Showa Denko K K (SDK) has developed new-grade products to be added to the lineup of its high-purity solvents, ‘Solfine’ series, and decided to install a new purification plant to produce the new grade products at its Tokuyama Plant in Shunan City, Yamaguchi Prefecture, Japan. SDK held a ceremony for inaugurating construction of the new plant. Construction of the new purification plant will be completed in May 2017, and SDK will start commercial operation of the new plant in June 2017.
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PM Modi asks Indian energy companies to become MNCs

PM Modi asks Indian energy companies to become MNCs | Latest News From Chemical Industry | Scoop.it
NEW DELHI, INDIA: Pushing Indian energy companies to become multinationals, Prime Minister Narendra Modi outlined a vision for creating energy corridors to the Middle-East, Central Asia and South Asia, declaring stable and reasonably-priced energy is key to economic development. The world's third-largest energy consumer needs to raise domestic oil and gas production to cut imports as also establish partnership with regional energy powerhouses, he said while addressing the inaugural session of Petrotech conference 2016.
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Merck expands PCR distribution agreement with Roche

Merck expands PCR distribution agreement with Roche | Latest News From Chemical Industry | Scoop.it
Under the terms of the agreement, Merck will employ its sales, marketing and e-commerce expertise and leverage the strength of its relationships with the scientific community to present and distribute Kapa PCR and quantitative PCR reagents and kits
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CB&I bags EPFC contract for LNG storage tank in US

CB&I bags EPFC contract for LNG storage tank in US | Latest News From Chemical Industry | Scoop.it
THE WOODLANDS, US: Chicago Bridge & Iron Company (CB&I) said that has been awarded an engineering, procurement, fabrication and construction (EPFC) contract by Puget Sound Energy Inc (PSE). The contract is for a multi-purpose Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) storage and fueling terminal in Tacoma, Washington, and is valued in excess of $200 million.
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Saudi Aramco inaugurates 2 chemical facilities in Jubail

Saudi Aramco inaugurates 2 chemical facilities in Jubail | Latest News From Chemical Industry | Scoop.it
Sadara project is a joint venture (JV) between Saudi Aramco and The Dow Chemical Company. SATORP a JV between Saudi Aramco and Total .
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Air Products signs industrial gases supply contract with Grupa

Air Products signs industrial gases supply contract with Grupa | Latest News From Chemical Industry | Scoop.it
LEHIGH VALLEY, US: Air Products in Poland and Grupa Azoty Zaklady Azotowe Kedzierzyn SA, part of Grupa Azoty have signed a long-term agreement for the supply of oxygen and nitrogen. Grupa Azoty is the second largest producer of mineral fertilisers in the European Union. The contract will remain valid until the end of 2035 and extends cooperation between the companies which dates back to 1997. This also secures Air Products’ position as a key supplier to major industries in Poland.
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Sasol unveils polypropylene expansion project in South Africa

Sasol unveils polypropylene expansion project in South Africa | Latest News From Chemical Industry | Scoop.it
Polypropylene (PP) is one of the world’s most widely used petrochemical products.
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AkzoNobel provides marine coatings for sailor boats

AkzoNobel provides marine coatings for sailor boats | Latest News From Chemical Industry | Scoop.it
The partnership reflects AkzoNobel’s long association with the sea through supplying advanced marine coatings.
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Strong domestic growth in Indian chemical market

Strong domestic growth in Indian chemical market | Latest News From Chemical Industry | Scoop.it
The Indian chemical industry is expected to reach $224 billion by 2017, up from the current $144 billion, while the value of the global chemical industry is estimated at $3.26 trillion. This suggests that there is excellent potential to increase our share in the global trade. Also in the last decade, the industry has seen an increasing shift towards Asia, where Indian chemical industry stands out to be the third largest producer and 12th in the world in terms of volume.
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Fire at Reliance Industries’ Jamnagar refinery injures 8

Fire at Reliance Industries’ Jamnagar refinery injures 8 | Latest News From Chemical Industry | Scoop.it
The fire broke out early Thursday morning at the company’s fluid catalytic cracking unit (FCCU), a gasoline-making unit, at the 660,000 barrels per day (bpd) refinery, which was under maintenance.
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