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The Stockmeier Group, one of the biggest family-run distributors in the European chemical sector, has become a shareholder of the German technology start-up chembid. Read more

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Through either the pursuit of its ambitious Carbon Management Program, research and development activities, and press conferences, BASF is generating new possibilities in groundbreaking projects for CO2-reduced future production processes. Read more

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Sun European Partners, LLP has announced that an affiliate has completed the sale of its investment in ELIX Polymers, a leading manufacturer of ABS resins and derivatives in Europe, to Sinochem International for €195m. Read more

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LyondellBasell talk partnership, Advanced Polymer Solutions and the circular economy with EPPM after announcing the completion of the A. Schulman acquisition. Read more

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Brenntag closes acquisition of the chemicals distribution business of Canada Colors and Chemicals. Read more

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Solvay staff in Brazil, Portugal and France are expecting a round of redudancies after the Belgian chemicals group announced a consolidation drive. Read more

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The specialty chemicals company, LANXESS has been awarded the 2017 German Innovation Award for Climate and the Environment. Read more

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LANXESS has announced the successful completion of the purchase of Solvay's phosphorus additives business. Read more

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Global chemicals group BASF has laid out changes to its Board of Directors ahead of its May AGM. Read more

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Leading provider of polyolefins, base chemicals and fertiliser solutions Borealis has confirmed its commitment to supporting sustainability throughout the chemicals supply chain with an exciting new partnership. Read more

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The European chemical industry has declared that it will stay united post-Brexit to ensure future trading between the UK and EU. Read more

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LANXESS has contributed to global greenhouse gas emission reduction by slashing its CO2e pollution by 13.8 million metric tons over ten years. Read more

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The chemicals merger of the year, between Huntsman Chemical and Clariant, has been called off after Clariant faced a rebellion spreading through its shareholders. Read more

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Sicher den Schalter umlegen – mit technischen Kunststoffen von BASF / Flip the switch safely – with engineering plastics from BASF

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BASF unveils xpanded range for circuit breakers with new, globally available Ultramid grade Read more

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Nordmann, Rassmann GmbH (NRC) has acquired 100 per cent of the shares in Melrob Group Holdings (Melrob) of Crawley, UK. Read more

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Cefic has announced that it supports the stance on the German and Dutch non-paper supporting competitiveness and sustainability within the European chemicals industry. Read more

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The European Chemicals industry body has released a report to promote how the European chemical industry could become carbon neutral by 2050. Read more

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After ten years of harmonising chemical regulations, Cefic hopes to support the EU REACH program for another two decades. Read more

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Covestro has joined an influential summit of academics and industry leaders to push for a reduction of petrol products in chemical production. Read more

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BASF nimmt erweiterte Compoundieranlage für technische Kunststoffe in Betrieb / BASF puts expanded compounding plant for engineering plastics into operation

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BASF has opened its expanded plant in Schwarzheide, Germany. Read more

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