BASF in €1.6bn deal to buy Solvay's nylon business
German giant BASF SE has entered a €1.6bn deal to buy Solvay SA's polyamides business, the two chemical companies announced 19 Sept.
Albis opens new compounding plant in South Carolina
Albis Plastics Corp. a US subsidiary of Hamburg, Germany-based plastic compounder Albis Plastic GmbH, has opened a new manufacturing site in Duncan, South Carolina where it will supply prime technical compounds under the Alcom und Altech brands...
Hobas, Amiantit complete European merger
Wietersdorfer subsidiary Hobas and Amiantit Europe (including Flowtite Technology) have completed the merger of their European businesses, following the approval of European Competition Authorities (ECA).
SABIC advances European growth with Dutch PP plant
Materials maker Saudi Basic Industries Corp. (SABIC) has inaugurated a new polypropylene (PP) pilot plant in Geleen, the Netherlands, and is set to invest in a new “state-of-the-art” PP extrusion facility at the same site.
Valeo develops top column module for BMW
French automotive supplier Valeo has developed a top column module whose housing and levers are made of BASF’s engineering plastics Ultramid (PA) and Ultradur (PBT) Used by the BMW Group in its vehicles with rear-wheel drive for the BMW 3...