News - 18 Apr 2005
BASF, the world’s leading producer of superabsorbents, is continuing to expand its applications portfolio for these functional polymers. Its latest product is an innovative firefighting gel...
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 - 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 - 15 Sep 2003
Dow Chemicals have reached an agreement to purchase the acrylics business of Celanese. Terms of the agreement were not disclosed and the transaction awaits regulatory approvals.
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...
News - 20 Feb 2003
Sasol have just commissioned their new R1.16billion butanol plant in Sasolburg, South Africa.
Using technology licensed from Japan’s Mitsubishi Chemical Corp, the plant has an capacity to...