Strong plastics market and emphasis on fire hazard control to spur alumina trihydrate demand in the U.S.

The growth of the global alumina trihydrate market is attributed to its diverse application in numerous industries such as plastics, papers, paints & coatings, and others is the key factor propelling the growth.

MAN Energy Solutions ships world’s largest salt bath reactors to China

MAN Energy Solutions supplies three salt-powered reactor systems for the production of biodegradable plastic to a leading Chinese chemical company.

Dow introduces new FINGERPRINT grade for the micro irrigation market

Dow today announced the introduction of FINGERPRINT DFDA-7555 NT Bimodal Polyethylene Resin, an evolution of its legacy FINGERPRINT Polyethylene Resins.

TotalEnergies and Paprec develop the first French value chain for advanced recycling of plastic film

TotalEnergies and Paprec, leader in plastic recycling in France, have signed a long-term commercial agreement to develop a French value chain for advanced recycling of plastic film wastes.

Saudi Aramco and Linde Engineering to develop ammonia cracking technology

Aramco, one of the world’s leading integrated energy and chemicals companies, and Linde Engineering, a global leader in the production and processing of gases, announced that they have signed an agreement to jointly develop a new ammonia cracking technology.

Sulzer develops gas turbine solution for Chinese powerplant

Sulzer has developed and implemented a modular retrofit solution to help a gas turbine powerplant in Jiangsu Province, China, reduce nitrogen oxide (NOx) emissions and comply with a stringent new emissions standard.

Covestro expands production capacity for polycarbonate films in Thailand

Covestro plans to further increase its global production capacity for polycarbonate specialty films to meet the rising demand in the Asia-Pacific region and worldwide. The company has started building new extrusion lines at the Map Ta Phut Industrial Park in Thailand.

Evonik introduces more sustainable polyesters for the adhesives industry with DYNACOLL eCO

With its launch of DYNACOLL eCO polyesters, Evonik is contributing to the transition from fossil to renewable resources, for which its Coating & Adhesive Resins business line is pursuing the mass balance approach. The new line of polyesters enables cost-effective and rapid change of production on a large scale, helping to meet Evonik’s environmental and sustainability targets.

CEO of Angola's new $1-B Cabinda refinery sees 2024 start-up

The Cabinda refinery project is one of three new refineries planned for Africa's second biggest crude oil producer aiming to reduce its dependence on importing almost all its domestic refined product needs.

Asia-Pacific chemical processing industry expansion contributes to the shell and tube heat exchangers market

The expansion of the chemical processing industry is a notable factor contributing to the growth of the market in the Asia Pacific region. The region has a strong chemical processing sector, and the increasing demand for chemical products is driving the demand for heat exchangers, which are used to transfer heat in various chemical processing applications.