Supplier News

  • Miami Chemical expand DBP and DEP supply

    January 24, 2012
    Miami Chemical has announced plans to increase its available domestic inventories on dibutyl phthalate (DBP) and diethyl phthalate(DEP) in preparation of Eastman Chemical’s planned discontinuation of manufacturing after December 31, 2011. Acco…


  • Lanxess launches new website for colorants products

    January 24, 2012
    Lanxess’ Functional Chemicals business unit is presenting its Colorants product line on the internet on a fully revised website. All information on products, industries and applications is now presented under www.colorants.lanxess.de and www.co…


  • Perstorp and PTT Global Chemical sign JV

    January 24, 2012
    Perstorp and PTT Global Chemical have signed a joint venture for the worldwide manufacturing and sales of products for the polyurethane industry. At a ceremony in Grenoble, France, the future cooperation agreement between Perstorp and PTT Global Chem…


  • Huntsman strengthens its presence in Turkey

    January 24, 2012
    Huntsman Corporation has acquired EMA Kimya Sistemleri Sanayi ve Ticaret A.S., a polyurethanes systems house in Istanbul, Turkey. The EMA systems house has the capacity to manufacture polyester polyols and blend MDI polyurethane systems used primaril…


  • Dow and SCG form partnership for propylene oxide facility in Thailand

    January 24, 2012
    The Dow Chemical Company announced that the SCG-Dow Group, a joint venture between Dow and Siam Cement Group, has finalized the start-up of its new propylene oxide (PO) facility in Thailand by successfully completing its full capacity performance tes…


  • Honeywell purchases wax technology, expanding specialty additives offering

    January 24, 2012
    Honeywell has purchased Evonik Industries’ portfolio of manufacturing technology, including patents, for the production of polyethylene waxes used in a variety of applications, from paints and coatings to adhesives and inks. The technology fea…


  • Construction to begin at Emerald Kalama Chemical in The Netherlands for K-Flex manufacturing operation

    January 24, 2012
    Emerald Kalama Chemical, a division of Emerald Performance Materials, has started the construction of a new operation to produce K-Flex non-phthalate plasticizers and coalescents at its facility in Rotterdam, The Netherlands. The new operation is sch…


  • Dow’s performance monomers business increases capacity

    January 24, 2012
    The performance monomers business of The Dow Chemical Company has completed several capacity expansion projects as a result from debottlenecking initiatives and reliability improvement plans. The business recently announced a 10 percent increase in c…


  • Rockwood builds production facility for synthesizing iron oxide pigments

    January 24, 2012
    Rockwood Holdings Inc. announced that its Color Pigments and Services business will build an advanced technology production facility in Augusta, Georgia for the synthesis of iron oxide pigments. This $115 million investment will result in the first n…


  • Miami Chemical expand DBP and DEP supply

    January 24, 2012
    Miami Chemical has announced plans to increase its available domestic inventories on dibutyl phthalate (DBP) and diethyl phthalate(DEP) in preparation of Eastman Chemical’s planned discontinuation of manufacturing after December 31, 2011. Acco…


  • Lanxess launches new website for colorants products

    January 24, 2012
    Lanxess’ Functional Chemicals business unit is presenting its Colorants product line on the internet on a fully revised website. All information on products, industries and applications is now presented under www.colorants.lanxess.de and www.co…


  • Perstorp and PTT Global Chemical sign JV

    January 24, 2012
    Perstorp and PTT Global Chemical have signed a joint venture for the worldwide manufacturing and sales of products for the polyurethane industry. At a ceremony in Grenoble, France, the future cooperation agreement between Perstorp and PTT Global Chem…


  • Huntsman strengthens its presence in Turkey

    January 24, 2012
    Huntsman Corporation has acquired EMA Kimya Sistemleri Sanayi ve Ticaret A.S., a polyurethanes systems house in Istanbul, Turkey. The EMA systems house has the capacity to manufacture polyester polyols and blend MDI polyurethane systems used primaril…


  • Dow and SCG form partnership for propylene oxide facility in Thailand

    January 24, 2012
    The Dow Chemical Company announced that the SCG-Dow Group, a joint venture between Dow and Siam Cement Group, has finalized the start-up of its new propylene oxide (PO) facility in Thailand by successfully completing its full capacity performance tes…


  • Honeywell purchases wax technology, expanding specialty additives offering

    January 24, 2012
    Honeywell has purchased Evonik Industries’ portfolio of manufacturing technology, including patents, for the production of polyethylene waxes used in a variety of applications, from paints and coatings to adhesives and inks. The technology fea…