Tag: chemicals

Saudi chemical complex

Sahara Petrochemical Company and Basell Holdings Middle East GmbH have announced the signing of an agreement to construct a 450 KT per year polypropylene plant and propane dehydrogenation unit at Al-Jubail Industrial City in Saudi Arabia.

Belgium: new Bayer plant

Bayer MaterialScience plans to build a new aniline production plant in Antwerp, Belgium.

New chemical company

A new company has been formed from the chemicals arm and some of the polymers activities of Bayer AG.

BASF: future of Ludwigshafen site

BASF plans to invest a total of EUR 6 billion in capital expenditures, modernization and plant maintenance at its Ludwigshafen site by 2009.

Stainless sliding door

Straightaway 700SS is Hillaldam Coburn’s latest development in hardware for bottom rolling straight sliding doors weighing up to 115kg.

Degussa plans additional production unit

Degussa AG (Düsseldorf, Germany) has begun basic planning on a new production line for isophorone products at its site in Herne, Germany.

China: carbon black plant in Tianjin

Cabot Corporation will expand its existing relationship with joint venture partner Shanghai Coking and Chemical Company to build a carbon black plant in Tianjin, China.

Indonesia: fertiliser and particle board factories

PT Perkebunan Nusantara III and PT Surya Bumi Agro Langgeng agreed with China’s Guangcai Jing Xu Ltd Co. to build fertiliser and particle board factories in Indonesia.

Bayer in China

Bayer MaterialScience will invest EUR 2.1 billion worldwide by 2006 to modernise and expand its plants and facilities.

Integral diaphragm sensor

Gems Sensors’ new 1700/1701 range of integral diaphragm sensor features an integral diaphragm made of AISI 316 stainless steel.