IOC to raise capacity of Paradip plant
Indian Oil Corporation (IOC) will increase the capacity of its proposed oil refinery at Paradip in Orissa to 15 million tonnes and build it as a petrochemical-cum-oil refinery by 2009-10.
Capacity expansion for Stanyl
DSM Engineering Plastics has announced two further capacity increases for its range of Stanyl polyamide products.
BASF expands Indonesian plant
BASF is to increase the capacity of its polymer dispersion plant located in Cengkareng, Indonesia, from the current annual 50,000 metric tons to 95,000 metric tons.
Bayer to invest USD 3.1 billion in China
Bayer has signed a basic agreement on a production site in China with a total investment of USD 3.1 billion.
BASF to build polymer plant in Tamaulipas
ICA Fluor Daniel, the industrial engineering partnership of ICA and Fluor Corporation has been awarded a contract by BASF Mexicana SA. de CV to construct a new plant for BASF's trade-marked Styrolux polymer.
New ethylene projects
Ethylene producers ExxonMobil Chemical and Shell Chemical LP have approved new ethylene projects for the Texas Gulf Coast with investments totaling approximately USD 600 million.
Genoyer invests in heat treatment production line
Vilmar, Groupe Genoyer's main manufacturing plant, has recently completed the integration of a new heat treatment line, at a cost of about USD 1.5 million.
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.