Member News


Química del Cinca expanding chlorine production capacity

Company expanding its chlorine production capacity by 15,000 tonnes/year to 60,000 ton/year in 2020
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Cefic Director General Marco Mensink visits Bondalti

Round table discussion on “Disruptive Innovation” with two other external experts.
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PPC SAS joins Vynova Group

Thann chlorine and potassium site becomes Vynova PPC SAS
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Bondalti publishes new chlorine plant infographic

Ever wondered how chlor-alkali is made?
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Vinnolit takes part in new ‘Circular Flooring’ research project

Making PVC flooring even more recyclable
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Nouryon increasing capacity of chloromethanes in Germany

Frankfurt expansion expected to complete by 2020
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The law of purity: salt, water and electricity

Donau Chemie's "love story to chlor-alkali"
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New CABB Group website online

Euro Chlor members reveal new digital 'business card'
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BorsodChem begins production in Hungary

New membrane plant expands total capacity at Kazincbarcika
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Vestolit (Mexichem) hosts youth science competition

Part of annual German 'Jugend forscht' event
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Milan museum highlights basic chemicals

...with contributions from partner organisation Federchimica - Assobase
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New membrane facility starts up in Sweden

Member company INOVYN begins production at Stenungsund
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Cefic visit to member DOW in Stade

Celebrates start of WCC secretariat at Euro Chlor
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Ercros starts up newest chlor-alkali plant

Vila-seca site begins production in Tarragona
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ANWIL increases output at Włocławek facility

PLN 1.3 billion investment planned in Poland
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New Chief Financial Officer for CABB Group

Markus Schürholz begins role as of 01 January 2019
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Covestro to invest EUR 300 million to boost Antwerp aniline production

Part of German organisation’s MDI investment program
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‘Nouryon’ joins the chlor-alkali sector

New name for AkzoNobel Specialty Chemicals
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AkzoNobel completes sale of Specialty Chemicals

Carlyle Group and GIC make purchase from Euro Chlor members
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Safety and energy highlighted as key themes on Safety Day at AkzoNobel

Euro Chlor invited to present industry initiatives
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Vynova opens potassium hydroxide plant in Belgium

Member’s new membrane electrolysis facility in Tessenderlo
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INOVYN to expand in Belgium

Jemeppe site to increase general purpose PVC production
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PCC expansion of monochloroacetic acid production planned in Poland

Speciality chemical increase to benefit chlorine production at the site
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Global Conference on Chlorinated Alkanes set for 2018

Event to discuss regulatory developments of these versatile substances in New Delhi, India
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Member celebrating 25 years

Vinnolit milestone in same year as its 30 millionth ton of PVC
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Covestro makes major investments in Tarragona

Member using novel technology to produce chlorine
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CUF is now Bondalti

Big changes for Portuguese member company
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Member investments demonstrate confidence and create career opportunities in Europe

Investments to support a safe, sustainable and successful chlor-alkali industry for Europe.
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Kemira to expand production capacity at its site in Joutseno

Multi-million euro investment at chlor-alkali site in Finland
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Covestro recruiting to support growth

Euro Chlor members are investing in sustainable and efficient technologies, creating growth and career opportunities in chlor-alkali.
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Euro Chlor welcomes KEM ONE on board

KEM ONE, a major chlorochemicals and PVC producer, operating primarily in Europe, has joined Euro Chlor as a full member.
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Further expansion planned by Ercros

Vila-seca plant to produce even more chlor-alkali in Tarragona
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CABB’s MCA production site in China: first ISO certification

MCA plant meets strict requirements for German Euro Chlor member
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Portuguese member to invest in new Spanish chlorine plant

CUF to invest €55 million as part of purchase from Solvay
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Members receive top awards for Environmental and Safety efforts

Cefic commends Solvay and AkzoNobel for Responsible Care achievements
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AkzoNobel planning further expansion in German chloromethanes

Capacity increase for use in vital pharmaceuticals and more
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German member Vinnolit to expand in Bavaria

Gendorf chlorine capacity to increase by 2021
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Vestolit boosts paste-PVC output at Marl plant

German member expands speciality PVC production
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BASF introduces new chlorine thing in the fight against malaria

Member’s new mosquito net is first to receive WHO recommendation in over 30 years!
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Covestro support for major world solar car event

Member racing in to help meet future transport challenges
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Spolchemie begins membrane chlor-alkali production at Usti

Czech member ceases mercury-based production ahead of phase out deadline
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All change at the top for member c

New CEO for Essen-based chlor-alkali manufacturer
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Ercros to expand chlorine activities in Spain

Sabiñánigo site to triple production and bring more local jobs!
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Member Covestro and UN begin joint project

Launch of a competition to find 'Young Champions' to improve the health of the planet
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AkzoNobel praised for energy saving achievements

Member recognized for chlorine plant efficiency improvements
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ANWIL receives EU funding for innovative project

Research into ceramics to increase cable fire resistance
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AkzoNobel using bio-steam to sustainably produce salt

Sustainable production of chlorine precursor now a reality at Delfzijl
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Spanish member company begins mercury phase-out

Electroquimica Onubense will start change to new membrane technology from May 2017
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Member Evonik preparing for the digital age…

New subsidiary to develop futuristic digital solutions to address a range of industry challenges
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EU Salt is ‘Going beyond the salt shaker’

Member announces major conference for June 2017
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Members INOVYN to invest in EDC import capacity at Martorell, Spain

Work will maintain production at the site in post-mercury era
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Members leading research into new ways to recycle salt

Covestro pilot plants to obtain raw ingredients for making chlorine!
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CABB Pratteln; new mercury-free chlorine plant

Fine chemical manufacturer CABB has replaced the amalgam electrolysis plant for chlorine production at its Pratteln site in Switzerland with a plant using the latest generation of membrane technology.
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BASF acknowledged as global leader in water management

Member recognised for efforts in efficient and sustainable water use
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CUF obtains Gold Standard in Social Responsibility

Member receives global award from EcoVadis for efforts in environmental and social responsibility
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Vinnolit achieves Social Responsibility Certification from EcoVadis

Member receives global award for efforts in environmental protection, sustainability and more
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Divestment of Italian chlorine production site by Solvay to Caffaro

Chlorine production site at Torviscosa to be developed further by new owners.
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Vestolit achieves Social Responsibility Certification

Euro Chlor member one of the first to be awarded with new German social responsibility standard.
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INEOS completes acquisition of INOVYN

Euro Chlor members complete final stages of joint venture ahead of schedule
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Vestolit promotes Young Science and Technology at Research Competition.

Member hosts research event to encourage the scientists of tomorrow
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AkzoNobel and Atul Limited planning Indian MCA joint venture

AkzoNobel and Atul have signed a Letter of Intent to explore the feasibility of setting up a manufacturing joint venture for the production of monochloroacetic acid (MCA) in India.
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New CUF-QI video on Chlorine Things

Member releases new video on the role of chemistry in creating the products we rely on daily
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INOVYN confirms closure of last mercury cellroom in Runcorn

Member's UK unit closure to complete in early 2017
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EuSalt Associate member of Euro Chlor

Euro Chlor is proud to have EU Salt as it's newest associate member. The Salt Federation comments that for the salt sector, it is essential to connect and sustain a good dialogue with its value chain.
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Ercros plans to invest 28 million euros in the factory in Sabiñánigo

Within the framework of the visit of the regional minister of Economy, Industry and Employment of the Government of Aragon, Marta Gaston, to the factory in Sabiñánigo, Ercros has announced the investment plan of this center which provides activities for a total amount of 28 million euros for the period 2016-2020.
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VESTOLIT Sales Channel for all Mexichem Resins in Europe

VESTOLIT GmbH is now the exclusive sales channel for all Mexichem Suspension PVC products in Europe.
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Solvay and INEOS intend to advance Solvay’s exit from INOVYN joint venture

Solvay and INEOS announced their intention to end their 50/50 chlorovinyls INOVYN joint venture earlier than originally foreseen, with INEOS to become the sole shareholder.
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KEM ONE: electrolysis conversion project has started

KEM ONE’s industrial modernisation project, the electrolysis conversion, will be completed by the end of 2016.
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INOVYN: major investment in large scale KOH production facility

INOVYN has announced a major investment in a large scale potassium hydroxide (KOH) production facility at its Antwerp/Lillo site, Belgium.
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Vinnolit: Dr. Josef Ertl consults as member of Advisory Board

Dr. Josef Ertl retired from his role as Managing Director and CEO of Vinnolit effective 31 October 2015. His successor as Managing Director will be Dr. Karl-Martin Schellerer.
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SPOLCHEMIE announces the conversion to a membrane electrolysis

SPOLCHEMIE - Spolek pro chemickou a hutní výrobu, a.s. announces the plan to launch the new membrane electrolysis in the 2nd half of 2016. The nominal annual capacity of the new plant will be 60.000dmt of KOH and 43.000dmt of NaOH.
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Covestro Board named

The Supervisory Board of Bayer MaterialScience AG (in future: Covestro) has named the members of the future Covestro Board of Management.
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Brenntag acquires Turkish specialty chemicals

Brenntag has signed an agreement to acquire Parkoteks Kimya San.(Istanbul), a distribution company that offers a range of specialty chemicals products with a focus on the personal care industry.
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