Chemicals & Plastics
July 2017

Saudi-based Sadara Chemical Company, a joint venture between Saudi Arabian Oil Company (Saudi Aramco) and The Dow Chemical Company, announced the production of commercial quantities of butyl glycol ether (BGE) at its plant, one of the largest of its kind in the world.






July 2017

Global methanol demand is likely to surpass 95 million metric tonnes (MMT) by 2021, according to IHS Markit World Analysis – Methanol 2017, with China boasting 54 per cent of world capacity and 46 per cent of global production.






July 2017

LG Chem, a Korea-based company principally engaged in the manufacture of petrochemical materials, said it has been signed up by the UAE-based Metito as the sole supplier of reverse osmosis (RO) membranes for an upcoming seawater desalination plant with a 300,000-tonne capacity that the global water treatment company is building in Port Said in Egyp






July 2017

Evonik, a leading German speciality chemicals company, aims to achieve profitable growth by making its portfolio more speciality and more balanced, strengthening its innovation power and driving a performance-oriented corporate culture.






July 2017

Yokogawa Electric Corporation has announced that its subsidiary, Yokogawa Electric Korea, has received an order to supply an analyser package solution for the Liwa Plastics Industries Complex in Oman.






July 2017

Sabic has been named a winner of the prestigious best polymer producer award in the category of polypropylene at an award ceremony held in conjunction with the European Plastics Converters (EuPC) Annual Event in Madrid, Spain. The winner is selected based on European-wide customer satisfaction survey conducted by the Polymers for Europe Alliance.






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