Tag: Chemical

New Syngas plant in China

Technip-Coflexip has been awarded a contract by the BASF-YPC joint venture for a Syngas Plant to be located in Nanjing, PRC.

Thailand boosts PTA capacity

Mitsui Chemicals Company and Siam Cementhai Chemicals' joint venture, Siam Mitsui PTA Company Limited

Uhde awarded contract

The Hungarian chemical company BorsodChem Rt. has awarded Uhde a contract for a new oxychlorination plant as the first stage in the expansion of its production capacity for vinyl chloride (VCM) and polyvinyl chloride (PVC).

Formaldehyde capacity on the rise

Formaldehyde, like so many other building block chemicals, experienced a decline in both demand and pricing during 2001.

Tubacex granted PED approval

Tubacex Tubos Inoxidables SA, Acería de Alava SA and Tubacex Taylor Accesorios SA, the Spanish manufacturers belonging to the Tubacex Group, have been granted by TÜV Süddeutschland the approval Certificate for their Quality Assurance System, in accordance with the new PED 97/23/EC.

Sanitary demountable rotary valves

Nu-Con Equipment (Chanhassen, Minnesota, USA) has introduced its Sanitary Demountable Rotor Valves for use in dairy, food, pharmaceutical, and chemical applications, either powder or granular.

European warehouse doubled

TW Metals has announced that its new European sales and warehousing centre in France is now fully operational and doubles the previous storage capacity available.

Stargate-O-Port® for flow control

Stainless Valve Company is the producer of specialty through-port valves for the chemical, pulp and mining industry.

Akzo Nobel invests in polysulfide expansion

Akzo Nobel’s business unit Plastics and Processing Additives, operating under the name Akcros Chemicals, will invest in a major expansion at its Greiz facility in Germany.

BASF to build resin plant in Mexico

BASF is planning to build a new plant to produce Styrolux® (SBS), a styrene-butadiene-styrene copolymer resin, at Altamira in Mexico.