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2019-01-18 - 14:24

Ashland: New composites distribution agreement for Sweden, Norway and Denmark with Velox

Ashland today announced it has appointed Velox, an IMCD company, as its new main composites distributor for the Nordic countries of Sweden, Norway and Denmark. The new distribution agreement, which was effective December 12, 2018, includes all Ashland unsaturated polyester resin, gel coat, low-profile...

2019-01-17 - 10:02

Alpla: Philipp Lehner is the new CFO

Philipp Lehner is the new Chief Financial Officer (CFO) of the packaging specialist Alpla as of 1 January 2019. He takes over the role from Georg Früh, who will now focus on Family Office responsibilities. Philipp Lehner has been active in the family company since June 2014 and has worked in several...

2019-01-08 - 14:04

EFIBCA: Many new faces at the annual general meeting

On 31 October 2018, EFIBCA invited members to its Annual General meeting (AGM) in Frankfurt. EFIBCA President Roelof Veld welcomed more than 40 participants to the AGM. He then introduced Torben Knoess, who assumed the position of General Secretary at EFIBCA in July this year from his colleague Dr Isabell...

2019-01-08 - 06:02

Gurit: Closing of chinese PVC Production Site

Gurit recently announced the successful closing of the divestment of all shares in the Company`s PVC production site in Qingdao, China. Gurit has decided to focus the core materials manufacturing in the Asia-Pacific region on SAN, PET and balsa wood at its existing production facility in Tianjin,...

2019-01-07 - 11:58

Trinseo: Price Increases for Polycarbonate in Europe

Trinseo, global materials company and manufacturer of plastics, latex binders and synthetic rubber, and its affiliate companies in Europe announced today price increases for all polycarbonate (PC) grades. Effective January 7, 2019, or as existing contract terms allow, the contract and spot prices for...

2019-01-07 - 06:08

Lanxess completes sale of Arlanxeo to Saudi Aramco

Specialty chemicals company Lanxess completed on December 31, 2018, the sale of its remaining 50 percent interest in the rubber company Arlanxeo to Saudi Aramco. All relevant antitrust authorities have granted the necessary approvals for the transaction announced in August 2018. Upon completion of...

2019-01-07 - 06:01

Trinseo: Price Increase for Polystyrene in Europe

Trinseo, a global materials company and manufacturer of plastics, latex binders and synthetic rubber, and its affiliate companies in Europe recently announced a price increase for all polystyrene (PS) grades. Effective January 1, 2019, or as existing contract terms allow, the contract and spot prices...

2018-12-20 - 13:28

Ineos: Final investment decision for ASA capacity in the Americas

Ineos Styrolution announces today the final investment decision to construct a new 100kt capacity ASA (acrylonitrile styrene acrylate polymer) plant at its site in Bayport, Texas. The new plant is intended to strengthen Ineos Styrolution's position as a global manufacturer of ASA. Upon the start-up,...

2018-12-17 - 08:37

The Compound Company acquires controlling stake in Transmare Compounding BV

The Compound Company, based in Enschede, The Netherlands, and new management, have acquired a controlling stake in Transmare Compounding BV, Roermond, The Netherlands, as of December 14th 2018. Current shareholder Henk-Jan Aarsen will retain a minority stake. Under the agreement, Transmare Compounding...

2018-12-10 - 11:01

KraussMaffei appoints Tobias Daniel as new VP Global Sales IMM

Tobias Daniel has been appointed Vice President of Global Sales for the Injection Moulding Division at the engineering specialist KraussMaffei, effective December 1. As the new VP Global Sales, he will be responsible for incoming orders for new KraussMaffei and Netstal machines. Tobias Daniel has...

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