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Industrial Chemicals News Archive

This page includes news of 2014 and previous years. You will find the 2015 and 2016 news releases on the Industrial Chemicals News page.

November 25, 2014 - AkzoNobel and partners looking to turn sugar beet into raw materials 


November 12, 2014 - AkzoNobel and partners to explore use of waste as chemicals feedstock

October 29, 2014 - AkzoNobel mimics nature to develop additive which makes roads safer

September 17, 2014  AkzoNobel and Photanol developing chemical compounds of the future

July 21, 2014 - AkzoNobel and Evonik plan production joint venture for chlorine and potash lye in Ibbenbüren

July 8, 2014 - AkzoNobel and ICL join forces in Spanish salt

June 16, 2014 - New caustic evaporation Rotterdam contract signed
 
May 6, 2014 - AkzoNobel opens new highly energy efficient membrane electrolysis plant in the industrial heart of Germany

March 27, 2014 - AkzoNobel underlines its commitment to sustainability at Euro Chlor Technology Conference & Exhibition in Madrid

February 26 2014 - Energy saving mTA Technology finds open doors in China

February 4, 2014 - Success for MCA solution in China

August 20, 2013 - Management changes at AkzoNobel Industrial Chemicals: Baune heads Chlor-Alkali, Vancko takes helm at MCA

August 1, 2013 - Van der Plas in charge of AkzoNobel’s bulk salt business

July 3, 2013 - AkzoNobel to supply road salt to ‘Rijkswaterstaat’ during the summer

June 10, 2013 - AkzoNobel increases MCA solution capacity

May 30, 2013 - Green Power Supply for AkzoNobel Industrial Chemicals 

March 11, 2013 - Sjoerd Sieburgh Sjoerdsma appointed at AkzoNobel

January 30, 2013 - Mesta and AkzoNobel sign road salt supply contract

January 22, 2013 - AkzoNobel concludes financing for more environmentally friendly chlorine production

December 16, 2012 - AkzoNobel begins legal action in China for protecting its technology to make MCA  

November 6, 2012 - Successful entry for AkzoNobel mTA Technology in Chinese industry

October 29, 2012 - Force Majeure lifted for MCA/SMCA production in Delfzijl

October 22, 2012 - Force Majeure declaration for MCA production in Delfzijl

September 28, 2012 - AkzoNobel Wins European Responsible Care Award

August 29, 2012 - AkzoNobel and Brenntag partner in Ecosel®mTA
Biodegradable and cyanide-free anti-caking agent launched by AkzoNobel

June 28, 2012 - AkzoNobel applies unique caustic soda evaporation system

June 20, 2012 - AkzoNobel wins Dutch 2012 Responsible Care Award

June 18, 2012 - Latest electrolysis innovation in AkzoNobel’s chlor-alkali plant

May 29, 2012 - MCA Taixing: ground breaking of ambitious expansion plan

May 2, 2012 - AkzoNobel selects ThyssenKrupp Uhde for chlor-alkali electrolysis technology

April 5, 2012 - Dutch mTA technology shipped to China

February 6, 2012 - AkzoNobel further strengthens its global MCA position

January 17, 2012 - AkzoNobel selects Tebodin for the conversion of the chlorine plant in Frankfurt

January 11, 2012 - AkzoNobel doubles dimethylether production

November 11, 2011 - AkzoNobel and Fluorchemie establish fluorocarbon joint venture

October 3, 2011 - AkzoNobel concludes Green Deal with Dutch government

September 30, 2011 - Steam Pipeline Twence and AkzoNobel receives Cefic Commendation

June 20, 2011 - AkzoNobel announces landmark €140 million investment in Frankfurt

June 17, 2011 - AkzoNobel increases road salt storage capacity in Denmark

June 15, 2011 - AkzoNobel runner up Responsible Care Award

May 25, 2011 - AkzoNobel Industrial Chemicals welcomed 2,800 visitors on Day of Chemistry

April 19, 2011 - DeMythe®LDD technology; breakthrough in sustainable degreasing technology

April 4, 2011 - AkzoNobel defines future of chlorine industry

February 28, 2011 - Martin Riswick General Manager AkzoNobel Chlor-Alkali

January 25, 2011 - AkzoNobel installs energy efficient steam pipeline  

January 3, 2011 - Schwalenberg takes helm at AkzoNobel Industrial Chemicals

November 24, 2010 - AkzoNobel Industrial Chemicals has completed its REACH registrations

September 29, 2010 - AkzoNobel develops innovative emergency response system for rail accidents involving chlorine

September 27, 2010 - AkzoNobel broadens its leadership team 

September 15, 2010 - AkzoNobel's mTA receives Cefic Commendation

September 8, 2010 - AkzoNobel expands salt production and enhances environmental footprint

July 12, 2010 - Dutch salt caverns to be used for gas oil storage

June 29, 2010 - Baune takes helm at AkzoNobel MCA

June 2, 2010 - AkzoNobel runner up VNCI's Responsible Care prize and Werner Fuhrmann appointed Chairman VNCI

April 26, 2010 - AkzoNobel invests in green salt transport for chlorine

April 8, 2010 - AkzoNobel expanding MCA capacity in China

February 9, 2010 - AkzoNobel Applies for Patent on Small Scale Chlorine Production

January 8, 2010 - AkzoNobel supports the Dutch Authority for Road Construction and Water Engineering (Rijkswaterstaat) with road salt

November 30, 2009 - AkzoNobel successfully starts-up expansion of MCA plant in Taixing

October 22, 2009 - AkzoNobel divests iron coagulant business in the Nordics to Kemira

September 16, 2009 - AkzoNobel realigns MCA supply chain

September 2, 2009 - New Anti-Caking Agent Launched