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



AkzoNobel has signed a cooperation agreement for bio-based polymer technology development with Itaconix. more

8 Feb 2017 09:53 Industry News

Manchester-based Axion Polymers has developed a new range of 100 percent recycled ABS grades sourced in the UK from end-of-life vehicles more

31 Jan 2017 14:17 Materials

Safic-Alcan UK, a major distributor of specialty chemicals and subsidiary of the Safic-Alcan Group, has acquired 100 percent of KemCare, a chemical distributor specialising in the Personal Care, Home Care and Industrial sectors in the UK and Ireland. more

23 May 2016 16:48 Materials

An upcoming seminar dedicated to helping the plastics industry understand the implications of the upcoming changes to REACH legislation will be held later this month. more

13 Apr 2016 10:27 Events

BASF has appointed Richard John Carter to head its operations in the UK and Ireland. Carter assumes the role of Vice President in charge of BASF’s UK/Ireland Unit, as well as Managing Director of BASF companies in the UK and Ireland. more

14 Mar 2016 16:54 Industry News