News - 23 Mar 2006
BASF plans to increase its existing production capacities for acrylic acid and superabsorbent polymers (SAP) in Antwerp and for butylacrylate in Ludwigshafen. BASF cites major expansion of its...
News - 13 Feb 2006
Degussa AG, Dusseldorf, is acquiring the superabsorbent business of The Dow Chemical Company, Midland, MI, USA. The Parties agreed not to disclose financial terms of the transaction. The agreement...
News - 20 Apr 2005
BASF, a leading producer of superabsorbents, is continuing to expand its applications portfolio for these functional polymers. Its latest product is an innovative firefighting gel distributed...
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...