News - 9 Jul 2003
Cabot Supermetals, a business of Cabot Corp has opened a new facility in Ohio, USA for the development of materials for thin film applications.
The facility will be located in the Business...
News - 3 Jul 2003
LG Chem has signed a deal with Nanjing City in China to set up a local subsidiary to produce TFT-LCD polarizers.
The project will see LG Chem invest $15 million until 2004, for a facility with...
News - 6 Feb 2003
BASF have just increased the output of two of its operations.
Production capacity of their Ulsan/Korea polytetrahydrofuran (PolyTHF) plant has been boosted from 30,000 tons per year to 40,000 tons...
News - 4 Feb 2003
UCB have just received approval from the European Commission and have completed their acquisition of Solutia’s specialty Chemicals division for US$500 million. This follows on from the US...
News - 10 Jan 2003
Governing bodies have given the green light to Belgian company UCB to acquire the specialty chemicals business of Solutia for $500 million. The specialty chemicals business of Solutia incorporates...
News - 4 Dec 2002
Solutia have signed a definitive agreement with UCB S.A. to sell their resins, additives and adhesives businesses for US$500 million. To this end, UCB have made an upfront payment of US$10 million for...
News - 30 Oct 2002
State of the art railroad bearing technology and bearing materials are now helping in the restoration of a 1942 railroad locomotive.
The Great Smoky Mountains Railroad, recently refurbished engine...
News - 29 Oct 2002
TVR now employ SP Systems SPRINT® Carbon Fibre Composite material as the body panels for their Tuscan R sportscar
With a mass of less than 1000kg, the Tuscan R is reported to have excellent track...
News - 3 Oct 2002
The Bemis Company have today completed their acquisition of Walki Films, a business division of UPM-Kymmene. The transaction was worth approximately $68.5 million.
Walki manufactures vacuum and...
News - 2 Oct 2002
Nanolayers have just closed their round of seed financing. While details were not released, investors included Millenium Materials Technology Fund, Intel Capital and Summit Technology.