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ExxonMobil announced today its global network of lubricants blending and packaging plants, which manufacture all Mobil-branded products, has received the Zero Waste to Landfill Silver The company’s lubricant operations is successfully diverting over 90 percent of the waste produced in its global plant network from local landfills. More than 50,000…

M. Holland Company, a leading distributor of thermoplastics resins, announced today it has been selected by Vienna, Austria-based polyolefins producer Borealis to be its distributor in North America. Under the agreement, M. Holland will distribute filled polypropylene (PP) from Borealis’ new PP compounding facility in Taylorsville, North Carolina, as well…

For the first time at the Valve World Expo, DuPont Transportation & Advanced Polymers, a global business unit of the DowDuPont Specialty Products Division (DuPont), exhibited its high-performance sealing solutions for the oil and gas industry. Our team of experts hosted representatives from across the value chain to discuss current…

LyondellBasell, one of the largest plastics, chemicals and refining companies in the world, today announced that China Petroleum Materials Limited Corporation (CPMC) and Petrochina Liaoyang Petrochemical Company (LYPC) have selected LyondellBasell's Spherizone technology for a 300KT per year polypropylene (PP) plant planned to be built at Liaoyang, Liaoning Province, China.…

GreenMantra Technologies, a rapidly growing clean technology company that produces value-added waxes and polymer additives from recycled plastics, is introducing its line of CERANOVUS polymer additives for enhanced asphalt performance in road applications. CERANOVUS A Series polyethylene and polypropylene polymer additives, when incorporated into asphalt at two percent by weight,…

Total Corbion PLA, a 50/50 joint venture between Total and Corbion, announces the start-up of its 75,000 tonnes per year PLA (Poly Lactic Acid) bioplastics plant in Rayong, Thailand. The plant has successfully produced Luminy® PLA resins. This bioplastic provides a valuable contribution towards the circular economy being 100% renewable…

Preparations for the 16th edition of the Saudi Plastics and Petrochemicals 2019 exhibition, organized by Riyadh Exhibitions Company Ltd, are underway. The four-day event is being held under the diamond sponsorship of SABIC, from 27th till 30th January 2019, and will bring together leading regional and international experts, decision-makers and…

Covestro accelerates the expansion of its Thermoplastic Polyurethanes business (TPU) by raising its stake in the Joint Venture DIC Covestro Polymer Ltd. (DCP) from 50 to 80%. DCP, established as a 50/50 joint venture in the year 2000, is a leading company in the Japanese TPU industry. The investment is…

Effective January 1, 2019, Evonik will increase the price for VISIOMER® Specialty Monomers in Europe. As far as permissible under existing agreements, the increase will range from 3% -5?pending on product. About Evonik  Evonik is one of the world leaders in specialty chemicals. The focus on more specialty businesses, customer-orientated…

The Chemours Company, a global chemistry company with leading market positions in titanium technologies, fluoroproducts and chemical solutions, today announced up to a 10 percent price increase for all Methylamines, Dimethylformamide (DMF), Dimethylacetamide (DMAc) and Dimethyl Sulfate (DMS) products sold in North America.  The price increase is effective January 1,…

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