Chemical / Dye Industry press releases - 1214 news release online.

Peak athletic performance with BASF

World Championships in Athletics on one of the world?s fastest tracks.

by Verena Lilge (few years ago!)
New Luran S (ASA) grades for food contact

Even more GMP resins.

by Dr. Sabine Philipp (few years ago!)
Increased yields through better CO2 use in plants

BASF Plant Science and the University of Cologne cooperate in plant biotechnology. Aim is to increase yields and improve stress tolerance in crops.

by Mette Johansson (few years ago!)
Filter membrane made of high performance plastic Ultrason for water treatment

For its new portable Lifestraw? Family water purification system, Vestergaard Frandsen uses Ultrason? E 6020 P resin, a polyethersulfone (PESU) from BASF. The Swiss company manufactures products to protect against illnesses, primarily in developing countries.

by Dr. Sabine Philipp (few years ago!)
New Copolymer Source Stabilizes Low Molecular Weight Market

T-Global Specialty Chemicals' most recent copolymer release offers quality at a competitive price.

by Terrance Turman (few years ago!)
Chinese government approves expansion of Nanjing joint venture chemical site by BASF and SINOPEC

Joint investment of $1.4 billion. Expansion to be operational from 2011 onwards.

by Gareth Rees (few years ago!)
BASF specifies restructuring plans

BASF has finalized its plans for the integration of Ciba Holding AG, which it acquired in April 2009.

by Dr. Anna-Maria Diefenthal (few years ago!)
Clariant successfully completes the placement of a CHF 300 million Convertible Bonds issue

Clariant is pleased to announce the successful placement of a CHF 300 million senior unsecured Convertible Bond offering due 2014 (the ?Convertible Bonds?). The final terms have now been determined:

by Mark Hengel (few years ago!)
BASF reorganizes its Petrochemicals Division

BASF reorganizes its Petrochemicals division effective July 1, 2009.

by Andreas Gryger (few years ago!)
Routine maintenance of vitamin B2 plant in Gunsan

BASF is to shut down production of vitamin B2 at its facility in Gunsan, South Korea, for a routine overhaul for a few weeks in August 2009.

by Stefanie Hofmann (few years ago!)
Commodities plastic used in sports celebrates a milestone

New exercise machine from Kettler made of Terluran GP‑35. One million tons of ABS from the plant in Antwerp.

by Thomas Lee (few years ago!)
BASF to reduce polystyrene capacity in Europe by about 15 percent

Effective June 30, 2009, BASF will close one polystyrene plant at the Ludwigshafen site. This will reduce BASF?s annual production capacity for the standard plastic polystyrene in Europe by 80,000 to 540,000 metric tons, what comes up to a capacity reduction of about 15 percent.

by Dr. Sabine Philipp (few years ago!)
BASF Podcast: Option for Climate Protection ? Gas Scrubbing captures CO2 from Flue Gases

n order that less CO2 is emitted into the air, we have to use fossil fuels in a more economic and efficient way.

by Betsy Arnone (few years ago!)
T-Global Specialty Chemicals introduces Styrene Maleic Anhydride Copolymers

With the recent notification by NOVA Chemicals that they are exiting the commercial production of engineering resins, T-Global Specialty Chemicals is uniquely position to fill the industry void.

by Terrance Turman (few years ago!)
General Meeting of Ciba Holding Inc.

At the Annual General Meeting of Ciba Holding Inc., held at the Congress Center Basel on June 23, 2009, the shareholders approved by a large majority all the motions proposed by the Board of Directors. The 29 shareholders in attendance represented 67,439,961 of the votes, or 97.65 percent of the 69,064,617 registered shares.

by Dominik Marbet (few years ago!)
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