After starting a packaging group in 1974, the Huntsman Corporation is now one the largest chemical companies in the world. more

6 Feb 2018 11:48 Industry News

Pipe couplings for hostile environments are available from Cambridgeshire's VIP Polymers. more

23 Jan 2018 16:11 Industry News

The Ellen MacArthur Foundation and Solvay have partnered for a project on the chemical indsutry's circular economy ambitions. more

19 Jan 2018 15:57 Industry News

A new testing centre from Baker Perkins will be available for processors switching from batch to continuous manufacturing. more

3 Jan 2018 10:22 Machinery



Global chemicals giant BASF has released details of the Directors with new responsibilites, after it reduced the number of directors from eight to seven. more

2 Jan 2018 14:20 Industry News

Leaders from the UK chemical industry have expressed the need to get the terms of Brexit right in order to be able to build on the growth seen in the last year. more

20 Nov 2017 12:27 Industry News

Distributor Cornelius will hold a days conference on chemicals for building at the Lancashire County Cricket Club on November 9th. more

30 Oct 2017 12:33 Events

Catalyst engineering firm Econic signs agreement with Thai chemical group SCG. more

2 Oct 2017 10:36 Industry News



Perstorp has announced a renovation of its Warrington plant, where it makes Capa Caprolactone. more

12 Sep 2017 11:37 Industry News

Managers at Huntsman and Clariant have informed shareholders of their expectations for chemical companies’ merger. more

31 Jul 2017 10:02 Industry News

A new guidance document has been collaboratively developed by a group of trade associations representing companies operating in the chemicals supply chain that use packaging. more

27 Jul 2017 09:54 Environment

BASF's Lupranol process for polyurethane systems enables car manufacturers to meet government regulations and industry standards for volatile organic compounds. more

25 Jul 2017 10:47 Materials

Peak bodies for the chemicals and manufacturing industries have called for consultation with business, and more time for Parliament to assess the proposed transfer of European laws to Britain. more

14 Jul 2017 11:36 Industry News

Academics, ministers and business leaders gather in Berlin for discussion on using sustainable resources in chemicals. more

21 Jun 2017 16:00



Current CCO Markus Steilemann will take over the helm of Covestro after Thomas’ departure in 2018. more

24 May 2017 16:55 Industry News

New technology allows packaging to change colour to alert consumer when product is unfit for consumption. more

26 Apr 2017 16:20 Industry News

American lubricant maker Chemtura has been bought by Cologne-based Lanxess, for £2 billion. more

24 Apr 2017 16:48 Industry News


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General Motors hands accolade to Swiss polymer specialist EMS-Chemie for its superior performance as a supplier. more

5 Apr 2017 14:19 Industry News

Lanxess has announced it is to invest €100 million (approx. £87.4m) in expanding its European production facilities as it targets further growth. more

16 Mar 2017 12:06 Industry News

BASF to expand Shanghai facilities with a new additives plant that will turn out 42,000 tons of antioxidants a year. more

16 Mar 2017 11:30 Industry News