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  • Momentive opens development center in Korea

    November 7, 2011
    Momentive Performance Materials Inc., has expanded its marketing and technology operations in the Seoul Gasan Digital Complex with a new application development center to meet growing demand for specialty silicone products in Korea. The new center wi…


  • Momentive opens development center in Korea

    November 7, 2011
    Momentive Performance Materials Inc., has expanded its marketing and technology operations in the Seoul Gasan Digital Complex with a new application development center to meet growing demand for specialty silicone products in Korea. The new center wi…


  • Lubrizol to buy thermoplastic polyurethane maker Merquinsa

    November 4, 2011
    The Lubrizol Corporation has expanded its engineered polymers business with the purchase of Merquinsa, a maker of specialty thermoplastic polyurethanes (TPUs). Located in Barcelona, Spain, Merquinsa products are used in a wide range of applicati…


  • Lubrizol to buy thermoplastic polyurethane maker Merquinsa

    November 4, 2011
    The Lubrizol Corporation has expanded its engineered polymers business with the purchase of Merquinsa, a maker of specialty thermoplastic polyurethanes (TPUs). Located in Barcelona, Spain, Merquinsa products are used in a wide range of applicati…


  • Clariant strengthens Asian presence

    November 1, 2011
    The Swiss-based Clariant opened its new regional headquarters for South East Asia & Pacific and its new global textile chemicals headquarters, both located in Singapore. Clariant also inaugurated its newly built ethoxylation plant and application…


  • Clariant strengthens Asian presence

    November 1, 2011
    The Swiss-based Clariant opened its new regional headquarters for South East Asia & Pacific and its new global textile chemicals headquarters, both located in Singapore. Clariant also inaugurated its newly built ethoxylation plant and application…


  • Bayer MaterialScience sells Viverso to Nuplex Industries

    October 31, 2011
    Bayer MaterialScience AG has signed a contract for the sale of its Viverso GmbH subsidiary to Nuplex Industries Ltd., for €75 million. The company is a manufacturer of polymer resins based in New Zealand and Australia. Bayer MaterialScience will…


  • Bayer MaterialScience sells Viverso to Nuplex Industries

    October 31, 2011
    Bayer MaterialScience AG has signed a contract for the sale of its Viverso GmbH subsidiary to Nuplex Industries Ltd., for €75 million. The company is a manufacturer of polymer resins based in New Zealand and Australia. Bayer MaterialScience will…


  • Lonza acquires Arch Chemicals for $1.2 billion

    October 26, 2011
    The world’s biggest manufacturer of drug ingredients, Lonza Group AG, Basel, Switzerland has come into an agreement to buy Arch Chemicals Inc. for approximately $1.2 billion creating a global leader in the bacteria and fungi killing business.&n…


  • Lonza acquires Arch Chemicals for $1.2 billion

    October 26, 2011
    The world’s biggest manufacturer of drug ingredients, Lonza Group AG, Basel, Switzerland has come into an agreement to buy Arch Chemicals Inc. for approximately $1.2 billion creating a global leader in the bacteria and fungi killing business.&n…


  • Arkema inaugurates latest plants for fluorinated polymers and rheology additives in China

    October 20, 2011
    Arkema recently inaugurated two new plants for fluorinated polymers and rheology additives on the Changshu industrial platform in China. At the same time, Arkema also laid the foundation stone of its future research and development center in China, m…


  • Arkema inaugurates latest plants for fluorinated polymers and rheology additives in China

    October 20, 2011
    Arkema recently inaugurated two new plants for fluorinated polymers and rheology additives on the Changshu industrial platform in China. At the same time, Arkema also laid the foundation stone of its future research and development center in China, m…


  • Rhodia expands specialty surfactant capacity in China

    October 19, 2011
    Rhodia Novecare has expanded production capacity for specialty surfactants and polymers at its Zhenjiang, China site to help meet growing demand from local customers. Production technologies applied in Zhenjiang will help reduce waste water, salt pro…


  • Evonik to construct isophorone and isophorone diamine production plants in China

    October 19, 2011
    Evonik Industries will build world-scale plants for producing isophorone and isophorone diamine. It is investing more than €100 million in the plants, which are scheduled to go onstream in the first quarter of 2014. Construction work on the mult…


  • Ashland opens Mumbai technical center

    October 19, 2011
    Ashland Inc. opened its new technical center in Mumbai, India where it will develop additives for the coatings and construction industries. The center offers the latest technologies for rheological additives, surfactants, foam-control agents, buffers…