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 - 14 Nov 2003
A revolutionary new memory technology suitable for archiving data has been unveiled. The single use memory technology could be used in devices such as camcorders, digital cameras and the like for...
News - 10 Nov 2003
Borden Chemicals have acquired Australian-based Fentak Pty Ltd for an undisclosed amount.
Fentak are a manufacturer of specialty chemicals for the engineered wood, laminating and paper impregnation...
News - 29 Oct 2003
The Palo Alto Research Center (PARC) have developed the first plastic semiconductor transistor array entirely patterned using jet printing.
Jet printing provides an alternative to more conventional...
News - 12 Sep 2003
CERAM is pleased to announce that it has signed a Marketing & Collaboration Agreement with The M&P Lab Inc in the USA. The Collaboration Agreement is underpinned by CERAM also acquiring a...
News - 15 Aug 2003
Rohm and Haas have just invested $20 million into India, where they will set up local manufacturing operations in Tajola, near Bombay.
The new plant will have two divisions producing acrylic...
News - 12 Jun 2003
It was reported in the Japanese paper Nihon Keizai Shimbun that Nisshin Steel would be quadrupling it stainless steel production from its Chinese plant, bringing capacity to 600,000 tons per annum, by...
News - 20 May 2003
Pulp and paper chemicals manufacturer Kemira have just acquired the pulp and paper chemicals business of Vulcan Materials for US$44 million.
The acquisition strengthens Kemira’s North...
News - 10 Mar 2003
Following on from the ban on plastic tableware imposed on Taiwan’s government canteens and similar units last year, which continued on to the private sector last month, a new raft of problems...
News - 5 Mar 2003
Bayer and Degussa are to sell PolymerLatex, their 50:50 joint venture to Soros Private Equity Partners for 235 million Euros.
PolymerLatex was founded in 1996 by Bayer and Degussa. It manufactures...