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First production of liquid hydrocarbons from biological feedstock using the Isobutene process


Global Bioenergies announces having converted renewable resources into gaseous isobutene, and secondarily into liquid fuels similar to those extracted from oil. This mix of fuels can be compared to light oil, and thus be considered as «renewable oil».Gaseous isobutene is one of the main building ...


Roquette launches world's largest isosorbide production unit


Roquette announces the launch of a new industrial unit for the production of isosorbide at its site in Lestrem, Pas-de-Calais, France. Thanks to its new production unit, which has a capacity of 20,000 tons and uses high-performance technologies, Roquette offers its customers a range of POLYSORB® ...


Global Bioenergies reports first isobutene production from waste biomass


Global Bioenergies announced having produced "second generation" isobutene, in a push to diversify accessible feedstock towards cheaper resources.As a first step in its pioneering journey to manufacture bio-sourced isobutene, Global Bioenergies has been using first generation feedstock, such as ...


H.B. Fuller reopens state-of-the-art adhesive facility in Blois, France


H.B. Fuller celebrated the official opening of its refurbished plant and laboratory in the historic town of Blois, France. The ceremony was attended by the local Mayor, Marc Gricourt, together with employees and representatives from the company’s leadership team.The redevelopment of H.B. Fuller’s ...


Arkema is announcing the construction of production capacities for new refrigerant fluorinated gas 1234yf


Arkema is announcing that it is moving forward with the construction of a 1234yf LGWP refrigerant gas production plant with an anticipated start-up in 2016. Forane 1234yf refrigerant gas will serve the future needs and satisfy regulations in the global automotive mobile air conditioning ...


KEM ONE announces PVC Emulsion capacity extension at its Spanish site


KEM ONE announces a 7,000 tons/year PVC Emulsion capacity extension at its Hernani site in Spain. “By increasing PVC Emulsion production capacity to 42,000 tons/year at Hernani, we will be able to partner our customers in new developments, while also continuing to assist them with current ...


Univar Announces Blanquefort Site Ready to Resume Operation Following €2 Million Investment


Univar Inc., a global chemical distributor, announced that its Blanquefort site, located in the French region of Bordeaux, is about to become fully operational again following an extensive €2 million refurbishment. The 18000 m2 site is used to store, package and distribute products, with a focus ...


BASF receives French Pierre Potier Award for metal organic frameworks (MOFs) research

New solvent-free manufacturing process enables industrial scale production for the first time


BASF has received the French Pierre Potier Prize for research achievements in the area of metal organic frameworks (MOFs). Initiated seven years ago by the two French chemical associations “Fédération Française pour les sciences de la Chimie (FFC)“ und “l’Union des Industries Chimiques (UIC)“, ...


Arkema invests over €70M in Fluoropolymers in France


Arkema announces a major project for the development of its Kynar® PVDF business in Europe. Over €70M are to be invested into the Pierre-Bénite site in France, in particular to increase Kynar® PVDF production capacity by 50%, and so support customers in high-growth applications. This capital ...


LANXESS investing in its French production site for tire rubbers

EUR 30 million investment in Port Jérôme site by 2015


LANXESS is investing in its production site for high-performance rubber in Port Jérôme, France. The Group plans to invest some EUR 30 million by 2015 to further enhance productivity and energy efficiency. LANXESS produces the high-performance rubbers neodymium-polybutadiene (Nd-PBR) and solution ...


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