Surfactants

BASF Increases Alkoxylation Capacity in Europe
Starting in the second quarter of 2023, BASF will gradually start up additional alkoxylation capacity in Europe. Photo courtesy of BASF

BASF Increases Alkoxylation Capacity in Europe

June 13, 2023

BASF is gradually adding alkoxylation capacity – in part to produce chemicals with uses in lubricants – at its plant ...

Groupe Berkem Acquires Oilseed Miller

Groupe Berkem Acquires Oilseed Miller

April 4, 2023

French biobased chemistry company Groupe Berkem yesterday announced completion of its acquisition of Biopress, a French ...

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BASF, Hannong Plan Surfactants JV

October 7, 2022

BASF and Hannong Chemicals have tentatively agreed to form a joint venture that would manufacture non-ionic surfactants ...

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Verdant Acquires Surfactants Maker

October 6, 2021

Chemicals producer Verdant Specialty Solutions acquired fellow producer Baze Chemical this week, further expanding its s ...

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Evonik Boosts Surfactants Production Potential

September 17, 2019

Evonik has expanded its capacity to produce C13 alcohol isotridecanol at its Marl, Germany, chemical complex. The chemic ...

MFG Upgrades Manufacturing Plants

MFG Upgrades Manufacturing Plants

August 28, 2019

MFG Chemical recently announced manufacturing upgrades at its facilities in Dalton, Georgia, that make surfactants, este ...

Huntsman Sells Surfactants Business

Huntsman Sells Surfactants Business

August 14, 2019

Indorama Ventures acquired Huntsman Corp.s chemical intermediates and surfactants businesses for $2 billion, the compani ...

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Solvay Starts Surfactants Plant

July 21, 2015

Solvay recently began producing specialty surfactants at its new alkoxylation plant in Singapore, which it said is the l ...

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P2 Develops New Surfactants

December 14, 2011

Newly formed P2 Science is using technology licensed from Yale University to develop and manufacture a new class of surf ...