News - 18 Aug 2012
BASF, Novozymes and Cargill have entered into a contract to develop bio-based technologies to synthesize acrylic acid using renewable raw materials. Acrylic acid is currently synthesized by oxidizing...
News - 10 Nov 2011
Dow Chemical’s Performance Monomers business has reported that a plan of incremental extension has opened a further potential increase 15% of crude acrylic acid (CAA) capacity at its Texas-based...
News - 22 Aug 2011
BASF announced that it will invest over €500 million for the construction of a world-scale acrylic acid complex in Camaçari, Brazil. It is the company’s largest investment in South...
News - 18 Apr 2011
The Dow Chemical has inked a joint development deal with OPX Biotechnologies to devise a commercial scale procedure for manufacturing of bio-based acrylic acid utilizing a fermentable sugar such as...
News - 11 Feb 2011
Scientists are reporting discovery of an environmentally friendly way to make a key industrial material — used in products ranging from paints to diapers — from a renewable raw material...
News - 8 Mar 2010
The Lorraine Regional Council has joined forces with Arkema and two university laboratories to back a research program into "biobased acrylics", the challenge of the project being to offer...
News - 26 Jan 2010
Arkema and The Dow Chemical Company announced jointly today that they have closed Dow's divestiture to Arkema of its acrylic acid and esters business located at Clear Lake, Texas and its UCAR...
News - 3 Aug 2009
Arkema and The Dow Chemical Company have entered into an agreement for Dow to meet FTC required divestitures related to its acquisition of Rohm and Haas Company. This comes ahead of the November 27,...
Article - 5 Jun 2018
FT-NIR technology can be used to provide a fast, simple and low-cost alternative for QA/QC product lot certification and release.
News - 23 Jan 2007
Arkema, a leading French chemical company and Essar Chemicals Ltd., part of India's Essar Group, have announced the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding to study the feasibility of a 50/50...