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BASF: Sales and earnings Q4 considerably above prior-year quarter

In 2016, BASF achieved the growth and earnings goals it set for itself. The chemicals business grew successfully and profitability improved further.

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Tronox announces definitive agreement to acquire Cristal TiO2 business

Tronox Limited has announced a definitive agreement to acquire the TiO2 business of Cristal, a privately held global chemical and mining company, for US$1.673bn of cash and Class A ordinary shares representing 24% ownership in pro forma Tronox.

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AkzoNobel invests €12.6 million in new innovation hub in the UK

More than 100 of the coatings industry's leading scientists are being brought together by AkzoNobel in a new €12.6M research and innovation hub, which could revolutionise the company's portfolio.

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Evonik develops new PEEK powders for tribological coatings

The PEEK powders of Evonik's Vestakeep® brand are particularly suitable for applications that are subject to extreme mechanical, thermal and chemical requirements.

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Solvent recycling plants suitable for Industry 4.0 in the paint industry

OFRU Recycling is now offering recycling plants for integration into modern SCADA process control systems, enabling Thin Client controls of machines for example to be operated now from an iPad or comparable devices as well, or maintained by remote control.

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