Chemicals & Plastics
August 2014

Agru Kunststofftechnik, a global manufacturer of pipes, fittings, membranes and semi-finished products made of high-density polyethylene (HDPE), polypropylene (PP), polyvinylidene fluoride (PVDF) and ethylene chlorotrifluoroethylene (ECTFE), has been supplying its products to a project in South Africa over the past 12 years.






August 2014

BAHRAIN-based Gulf Petrochemical Industries Company (GPIC) has reported record production for the first half of the year. The petrochemical company saw its total exports of ammonia, urea and methanol hit 557,000 tonnes for the period.






August 2014

Qurain Petrochemical Industries Company (QPIC) has announced a net profit of KD0.93 million ($3.3 million) for the first quarter of the 2014/2015 financial year that ended June 30, 2014. It constituted a decrease of 77.6 per cent from the net profit posted during the same period last year.






August 2014

Munich-based chemical company Wacker is expanding its product range with a new liquid silicone rubber for the production of automotive gaskets. Moulded parts made from the new silicone are resistant to heat and coolant and exhibit low compression set even under permanent stress.






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