News - 15 Mar 2005
Rohm and Haas Company has announced plans for an acrylic acid expansion at the Marl, Germany plant. The Marl, Germany plant is operated through StoHaas, a 50-50 joint venture between Rohm and Haas...
News - 16 Jun 2003
BASF and Brazilian Petrobas have agreed to delay any plans of a joint venture acrylic acid complex plant until after 2007.
The decision was taken as market demand for the chemical continued to...
Article - 20 Sep 2002
Plastics may not be as long lasting as first thought. Recent evidence shows that breakdown of plastics may begin shortly after manufacture. Recognition, deterioration, influencing factors,...
News - 25 Apr 2012
Metabolix an innovation-driven bioscience company focused on delivering sustainable solutions for plastics, chemicals and energy, today announced that the company has been awarded two new patents from...
Article - 9 Oct 2001
Manufactured by sol-gel processes these materials are becoming more popular. One type is the silsesquioxane cage structure and is close to commercialisation. Also called polyhedral oligomeric...
News - 20 Nov 2003
Sasol and Mitsubishi Chemical Corp have just commissioned Sasol Dia Acrylates joint venture of which they both own a 50% share. Sasol Dia Acrylates is an acrylic acid and acrylates complex plant...
News - 31 May 2013
BASF and SINOPEC are considering the extension of their Nanjing joint venture BASF-YPC Company Limited with the expansion of existing ethylene oxide (EO) production, and a new plant for...
Article - 17 Sep 2014
Low temperature plasma polymerization has been shown to be an economic and versatile way for depositing polymer coatings.
News - 27 Apr 2012
The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (PTO) has awarded two new patents to Metabolix, a provider of sustainable solutions to the energy, chemical and plasticsindustries for the new,efficient production...
Article - 31 Jul 2001
The reprocessing of nuclear fuels is a complex one. Materials such as concrete, stainless steels, titanium, zirconium, hafnium and various polymers all play a role and have been selected for their...