News - 2 Jun 2004
DuPont and Wuxi Xingda Nylon Co., Ltd., of Wuxi, China, have completed formation and startup of a joint venture for the production and distribution of filaments used in toothbrush, paint brush,...
News - 14 May 2004
Degussa AG, Dusseldorf, today commenced operation of a new polyether manufacturing facility at the Hopewell, Virginia site. In total, Degussa invested approx. €25 million (approx. $30 million US)...
News - 21 Apr 2004
Oxonica Limited, a major player in the exciting new area of applied nanomaterials has successfully raised £4 million ($7 million) in its latest round of investment.
Dr Kevin Matthews,...
News - 5 Nov 2003
Carlos Gonzalez from the Department of New Materials at CIDETEC has developed a cosmetic item called ‘electrochromic false nails’.
The electrochromic false nails can be applied over...
News - 19 Sep 2003
Nihon Oxirane, the joint venture of Sumitomo Chemical and Lyondell Chemical Company intend to build a propylene glycol plant in Chiba, Japan.
The proposed plant is due for completion before the end...
News - 12 Sep 2003
Akzo Nobel has entered into an agreement to acquire the specialty plastic coatings business of Belgian-based Techni-Coat International.
Techni-Coat produces plastic coatings for consumer goods such...
News - 1 Aug 2003
DuPont Engineering Polymers and Wuxi Xingda Nylon Co., China’s largest manufacturer of toothbrush filaments, announced that they intend to form a joint venture.
After approvals are gained,...
News - 28 Jan 2003
Engelhard Corp and Nippon Sheet Glass have formed an alliance to develop and market new special effect pigments for manufacturers of coatings, plastics, inks and cosmetics.
The two companies are...
News - 3 Dec 2002
On January 1 2003, the fluoropolymers activities of Solvay will be merged with those of Ausimont. The merged activities will for a new company, Solvay Solexis.
The acquisition has cost Solvay 1.3...
News - 12 Jun 2002
British Nanotechnology company Oxonica have been successful in raising over US$6million in venture capital funding. Companies that participated in this round of funding include VCF Partners, BASF...