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Clariant inaugurates new Additives production facilities in China

Clariant, a world leader in specialty chemicals, today announced the official opening of two new, fully-owned additives facilities at its site in Zhenjiang, China. This completes a multi-million CHF investment originally announced last year and puts Clariant’s Additives business in China on track to further expand its offering of customized, high-end solutions for the plastics, coatings & ink industries. “This completed investment in the Zhenjiang Economic and Technological Development Zone marks another milestone in our commitment to expand capability and capacity in China, one of the most important strategic markets…

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ASEPTO by UFLEX at PROPAK

With encouraging response from the market already, ASEPTO – the aseptic liquid packaging brand from the house of Uflex Limited – India’s largest multinational flexible packaging materials and Solution Company will test waters for its holographic applications in aseptic liquid packaging by participating in Propak China. Talking about the potential that the brand beholds, Mr. Ashwani Kumar Sharma, President and CEO of New Business Initiatives, Uflex Limited, said, “This show, considered to be the carnival of processing and packaging technology industry will help us showcase ASEPTO’s holographic excellence in the…

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ExxonMobil Singapore Butyl and Resins Plants Begin Production

ExxonMobil has started production of hydrogenated hydrocarbon resin and halobutyl rubber at its integrated manufacturing complex in Singapore, the company’s largest integrated refining and petrochemical complex in the world. “These new plants enhance the competitiveness and strategic importance of ExxonMobil’s integrated manufacturing facility in Singapore, and are part of the company’s long-term plan for advantaged investments around the world,” said John Verity, president of the ExxonMobil Chemical Company. “We remain committed to safe and environmentally-responsible operations as we manufacture products that support better living standards and economic progress for a…

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Clariant breaks ground on joint venture production site in Cangzhou, China

Clariant, a world leader in specialty chemicals, and Beijing Tiangang Auxiliary Co., Ltd. (Tiangang), conducted a groundbreaking ceremony in Cangzhou (China), just over 200 km south of Beijing. The ceremony marked the start of the construction of a world-class production facility for stabilizers for plastics and textiles that will form the heart of the joint venture between both parties. The event was marked by a special event with representatives from both companies, as well as local officials. The joint venture between Clariant and Tiangang was established in September 2017, and…

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