areadevelopment + chemicals-industry   146

W.Va., China Energy sign $83 billion shale gas, chemical manufacturing agreement - Journal News
The West Virginia Department of Commerce today announced China Energy Investment Corp. Limited’s plan to invest $83.7 billion in shale gas development and chemical manufacturing projects in West Virginia.
this-week-404  Around-the-web  Matt  energy  shale-gas  natural-gas  chemicals-industry  china  FDI  location-USA  west-virginia  south-atlantic 
november 2017 by areadevelopment
Staples: Heavy-truck policy is outdated and hurts Texas economy - Houston Chronicle
The Texas House needs to prioritize HB 3854 - a bill that has already passed the Texas State Senate and cleared the House Transportation Committee - to complete the job of positioning Texas highways competitively in international trade.
this-week-384  Around-the-web  Matt  texas  southwest  manufacturing  chemicals-industry  natural-gas  energy  logistics  infrastructure 
may 2017 by areadevelopment
CF Industries Holdings Completes Production Plant In Port Neal, Iowa - Area Development
CF Industries Holdings, a global leader in the manufacturing and distribution of nitrogen products, serving both agricultural and industrial customers, reported its new ammonia and urea plants at the company’s Nitrogen Complex have been successfully commissioned and started-up in Port Neal, Iowa.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  Matt  iowa  midwest  manufacturing  agriculture  chemicals-industry 
january 2017 by areadevelopment
Ashland Chemical Company Expands In Piedmont, South Carolina - Area Development
Ashland, a premier global specialty chemicals company, is expanding its manufacturing plant in Piedmont to accommodate continued growth. This new expansion is projected to bring at least $5.6 million of new capital investment to the Upstate in Greenville County, South Carolina.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  Matt  chemicals-industry  south-carolina  south-atlantic  green-buildings  manufacturing 
december 2016 by areadevelopment
Japan-Based Teijin Ltd. Plans Manufacturing Facility In Greenwood, South Carolina - Area Development
Teijin Ltd., a Japan-based chemical, pharmaceutical and information technology company, will be constructing a state-of-the-art manufacturing facility on Highway 246 in Greenwood, South Carolina.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  Matt  south-carolina  south-atlantic  Japan  FDI  location-USA  chemicals-industry  pharmaceuticals  information-technology  manufacturing 
november 2016 by areadevelopment
CB&I-Clariant Open Polypropylene Catalyst Plant In Louisville, Kentucky - Area Development
CB&I, a leading provider of technology and infrastructure for the energy industry, and Swiss-based specialty chemicals company Clariant, opened their new joint-venture polypropylene catalyst production plant in Louisville, Kentucky.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  Matt  kentucky  south  taxes-incentives-grants-loans  louisiana  energy  location-USA  FDI  switzerland  chemicals-industry 
october 2016 by areadevelopment
China-Based Porton Fine Chemicals Opens Technology Center In Cranbury, New Jersey - Area Development
Porton Fine Chemicals, Ltd., a China-based contract development and manufacturing organization serving the global pharmaceutical industry, opened its USA's Technology Center in Cranbury, New Jersey. The facility is expected to house approximately 75 associates at full strength.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  Matt  technology-center  technology  tech  china  manufacturing  pharmaceuticals  bioscience  jobs  new-jersey  mid-atlantic  chemicals-industry 
october 2016 by areadevelopment
Incitec Pivot-Cornerstone Chemical Open $1-Billlion Production Plant In Jefferson Parish, Louisiana - Area Development
Incitec Pivot Limited and Cornerstone Chemical dedicated a $1.025 billion production plant, which includes the combined construction of Dyno Nobel’s $850 million ammonia plant with Cornerstone Chemical’s $175 million investment in upgrades and infrastructure, at the 800-acre Fortier Manufacturing Complex on the west bank of the Mississippi River in Jefferson Parish, Louisiana.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  Matt  louisiana  south  chemicals-industry  taxes-incentives-grants-loans 
october 2016 by areadevelopment
AMPAC Fine Chemicals Acquires Manufacturing Complex In Petersburg, Virginia - Area Development
AMPAC Fine Chemicals acquired the assets of UniTao Pharmaceuticals, comprising of the former Boehringer Ingelheim manufacturing facility in Petersburg, Virginia.
economic-development-agencies  site-selection  area-development-news  Matt  virginia  south-atlantic  chemicals-industry  pharmaceuticals  manufacturing  biotech  bioscience 
october 2016 by areadevelopment
Dow Chemical Opens Pack Studios In Ringwood, Illinois - Area Development
Dow Chemical Company’s Packaging and Special Plastics division business opened its first Pack Studios focused on laminating adhesive in North America in Ringwood, Illinois.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  Matt  illinois  midwest  dow  chemicals-industry  plastics 
september 2016 by areadevelopment
Chem-Trend Expands Research And Development Unit In Howell, Michigan - Area Development
Chem-Trend, a global leader in the development, production and marketing of high-performance release agents, purging compounds and other ancillary molding products, will expand its R&D facilities at the global headquarters in Howell, Michigan.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  Matt  Michigan  midwest  chemicals-industry  research&development  R&D  headquarters  global-headquarters 
september 2016 by areadevelopment
KYOCERA SGS Precision Tool Plans Manufacturing-Tech Hub In Danville, Virginia - Area Development
KYOCERA SGS Precision Tool Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of KYOCERA Corporation and a leader in solid carbide cutting tool manufacturing, will invest $9.5 million to establish a North American technology and strategic manufacturing hub, at the Danville-Pittsylvania County Regional Industrial Facility Authority-owned Cyber Park in Danville, Virginia.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  Matt  virginia  south-atlantic  plastics  chemicals-industry  advanced-manufacturing  manufacturing  taxes-incentives-grants-loans 
september 2016 by areadevelopment
LyondellBasell Plans High Density Polyethylene Plant In La Porte, Texas - Area Development
LyondellBasell, one of the world's largest plastics, chemical and refining companies, selected its La Porte, Texas, manufacturing complex as the site for a new High Density Polyethylene (HDPE) Plant.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  Matt  texas  southwest  plastics  chemicals-industry  manufacturing 
september 2016 by areadevelopment
Pilot Chemical Adds Liquid Minerals Group To Its Roster - Area Development
Pilot Chemical Company, headquartered in Cincinnati, Ohio, reported it purchased Liquid Minerals Group, Inc. located in New Waverly, Texas. LMGI will retain its name under Pilot’s leadership.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  Matt  chemicals-industry  texas  southwest 
july 2016 by areadevelopment
Dow Chemical Company Plans Chemical Plant In Burley, Idaho - Area Development
The Dow Chemical Company plans to construct a new manufacturing facility in Burley, Idaho. The new facility will be operated by its business unit, Dow Building Solution, and produce STYROFOAM brand Extruded Polystyrene Insulation.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  Matt  Idaho  mountain-states  chemicals-industry  dow  manufacturing  southern-idaho 
july 2016 by areadevelopment
Greenyug To Build Ethyl Acetate Manufacturing Facility In Columbus, Nebraska - Area Development
Greenyug LLC will build an industrial scale Ethyl Acetate manufacturing facility adjacent to Archer Daniels Midland Company's wet mill corn processing facilities in Columbus, Nebraska.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  Matt  nebraska  plains-states  chemicals-industry 
june 2016 by areadevelopment
South Korea-Based Lotte Chemical-Axiall Corp Plan $3 Billion Complex In Lake Charles, Louisiana - Area Development
LACC LLC, a joint venture of South Korea-based Lotte Chemical and Axiall Corp., will build a $1.9 billion ethane cracker complex near Axiall’s existing manufacturing plants in Calcasieu Parish, Louisiana.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  louisiana  south  chemicals-industry  korea  location-USA  FDI  manufacturing  taxes-incentives-grants-loans  workforce-training 
june 2016 by areadevelopment
Chemical Makers Hesitate at New Manufacturing Plants - IndustryWeek
The hesitancy by chemical manufacturers is contributing to a potential supply shortfall at the start of the next decade since chemical plants take five to seven years to complete, said Hassan Ahmed, an analyst at Alembic Global Advisors.
chemicals-industry  Around-the-web  Matt  manufacturing 
june 2016 by areadevelopment
Shell Chemical Appalachia To Build Major Petrochemical Plant Complex Near Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania - Area Development
Shell Chemical Appalachia LLC will invest in building a major petrochemical complex, comprising an ethylene cracker with polyethylene derivatives unit, near Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  Matt  chemicals-industry  pittsburgh  Pennsylvania  mid-atlantic  shell 
june 2016 by areadevelopment
BASF Corporation Expands Its Oconee County, South Carolina, Manufacturing Campus - Area Development
BASF Corporation, a leading supplier of environmental and process catalysts, will invest $60 million to expand its operations at 554 Engelhard Drive in Oconee County, South Carolina.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  Matt  south-carolina  south-atlantic  manufacturing  chemicals-industry 
june 2016 by areadevelopment
Crest Industries Adds Industrial Services In Ascension Parish, Louisiana - Area Development
Crest Industries is acquiring industrial services firm Optimal Field Services in Ascension Parish, Louisiana. Based in Pineville, Louisiana, Crest Industries provides goods and services to customers in the energy, petrochemical, electrical utility, commercial and industrial electrical contractor sectors.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  Matt  louisiana  south  chemicals-industry 
june 2016 by areadevelopment
GreenMantra Technologies Completes Manufacturing Plant In Brantford, Ontario - Area Development
GreenMantra Technologies, a rapidly growing producer of high-value waxes and specialty chemicals from recycled plastic feedstocks, completed construction of a new manufacturing plant in Brantford, Ontario. The company significantly expanded its capacity and the availability of its products.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  Matt  manufacturing  ontario  central-canada  canada  location-canada  chemicals-industry  plastics  recycling 
may 2016 by areadevelopment
Renewable Energy Group Expands Its Danville, Illinois, Production Facility - Area Development
A leading North American advanced biofuels producer and developer of renewable chemicals, Renewable Energy Group, Inc. is expanding its production center in Danville, Illinois. The company will add more than 14 million gallons of tank capacity to store both biodiesel and feedstocks.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  Matt  illinois  midwest  biofuels  chemicals-industry  renewable-energy 
may 2016 by areadevelopment
Chemours Company Expands Ingleside, Texas, Manufacturing Plant - Area Development
The Chemours Company, a global chemistry company with leading market positions in titanium technologies, fluoroproducts and chemical solutions, is investing in large-scale manufacturing to expand supply of its Opteon family of products in Ingleside, Texas.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  Matt  manufacturing  texas  southwest  chemicals-industry 
may 2016 by areadevelopment
Occidental Chemical Plans $145 Million Expansion At Geismar, Louisiana, Manufacturing Plant - Area Development
Occidental Chemical Corp., a wholly owned subsidiary of Occidental Petroleum Corporation, plans a $145 million expansion of the company’s manufacturing plant in Geismar, Louisiana. The project includes adding equipment for producing a new raw material to be used in making next-generation, climate-friendly refrigerants.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  Matt  louisiana  chemicals-industry  south 
april 2016 by areadevelopment
United Phosphorus, Inc., Plans Industrial Manufacturing Plant In Williamsburg County, South Carolina - Area Development
United Phosphorus, Inc., an India-based manufacturing company specializing in chemical blending operations, plans to establish a new industrial operation in Williamsburg County, South Carolina. The company plans to invest more than $20 million in the project and create 65 new jobs over the next several years.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  Matt  manufacturing  location-USA  FDI  india  chemicals-industry  south-carolina  south-atlantic  taxes-incentives-grants-loans  jobs 
april 2016 by areadevelopment
AMPAC Fine Chemicals Plans Expansions In California And Texas - Area Development
AMPAC Fine Chemicals, a company with demonstrated capabilities in process development, scale-up, and cGMP-compliant commercial production of active pharmaceutical ingredients and registered intermediates for pharmaceutical and biotechnology customers, plans an ongoing facilities expansion both in Rancho Cordova, California and La Porte, Texas.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  Matt  texas  southwest  chemicals-industry  california  pacific-states  pharmaceuticals  biotech 
march 2016 by areadevelopment
Anellotech Moves Forward With Development-Testing Facility In Silsbee, Texas - Area Development
Anellotech, a sustainable technology company focused on producing cost-competitive renewable chemicals from non-food biomass, has broken ground on the installation of its fully-integrated development and testing facility in Silsbee, Texas.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  Matt  texas  southwest  sustainability  technology  tech  renewable-energy  chemicals-industry  bioscience 
february 2016 by areadevelopment
Westlake Chemical Corporation Plans $130 Million Investment At Its Calvert City, Kentucky, Manufacturing Facility - Area Development
Westlake Chemical Corporation plans to make a $130 million investment across several plants at its integrated vinyls facility in Calvert City, Kentucky. The project will be designed to remove bottlenecks and retain nearly 400 local employees.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  Matt  kentucky  south  chemicals-industry  jobs  taxes-incentives-grants-loans  manufacturing 
january 2016 by areadevelopment
Gabriel Performance Products Plans Production Plant In Rock Hill, South Carolina - Area Development
Gabriel Performance Products, a specialty chemicals company, acquired InChem Corporation’s proprietary Phenoxy Resin business in Rock Hill, South Carolina. InChem’s Rock Hill facility will serve as Gabriel’s second production plant.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  Matt  south-carolina  south-atlantic  chemicals-industry 
january 2016 by areadevelopment
DuPont layoffs were expected, come on heels of change - delawareonline
Details – and announcements – about layoffs have trickled out over the last few months as the DuPont Co. began the process of shedding $1.6 billion in expenses.
Around-the-web  Matt  chemicals-industry  jobs  dupont  this-week-336  Delaware  new-england 
december 2015 by areadevelopment
Germany-Based TAG America Inc Plans First U.S. Manufacturing Plant In Virginia Beach, Virginia - Area Development
TAG America Inc., a wholly-owned subsidiary of Germany-based TAG Chemicals GmbH, will put its first manufacturing location in the United States in Virginia Beach, Virginia. TAG America Inc. will produce water-based, non-toxic, specialty chemicals such as agent releasers for a variety of industrial clients.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  Matt  location-USA  FDI  manufacturing  virginia  south-atlantic  chemicals-industry 
december 2015 by areadevelopment
KmX Chemical Corporation Expands Accomack County, Virginia, Solvent Reclamation Plant - Area Development
KmX Chemical Corporation will invest $2.075 million to expand its solvent reclamation facility in Accomack County, Virginia. KmX began development of specialty membranes for separation and recovery of valuable chemicals and water treatment in 2005, and will ramp up production and R&D on new membrane technologies.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  Matt  virginia  south-atlantic  chemicals-industry  taxes-incentives-grants-loans 
december 2015 by areadevelopment
Shell Plans $717 Million Olefins Plant Expansion In Ascension Parish, Louisiana - Area Development
Shell Chemical LP will develop a new $717 million linear alpha olefins manufacturing unit at the company’s complex in Ascension Parish, Louisiana. The project is expected to create 20 new jobs, while retaining 650 existing jobs at Shell Geismar.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  Matt  louisiana  south  taxes-incentives-grants-loans  shell  energy  manufacturing  jobs  chemicals-industry 
december 2015 by areadevelopment
Clariant Relocates Air Purification Catalyst Production To Louisville, Kentucky - Area Development
Clariant, a Swiss-based world leader in specialty chemicals, is relocating its Air Purification Catalyst production from Needham, Massachusetts to Louisville, Kentucky.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  Matt  kentucky  south  louisville  location-USA  FDI  chemicals-industry 
november 2015 by areadevelopment
LyondellBasell Plans Chemical Plants In Houston, Texas, Metro Area - Area Development
LyondellBasell, one of the world's largest plastics, chemical and refining companies, is advancing plans to build the world's largest propylene oxide and tertiary butyl alcohol plant in metro Houston, Texas. This project, considered to be the largest of its kind, is expected to create approximately 100 permanent positions.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  Matt  chemicals-industry  texas  southwest  jobs  plastics  houston 
november 2015 by areadevelopment
ALTIVIA Petrochemicals To Open Chemical Plant in Haverhill, Ohio - Area Development
ALTIVIA Petrochemicals completed the acquisition of Haverhill Chemical assets, which produces Phenol, Acetone, Alpha-Methylstyrene and BisPhenol-A, on the banks of the Ohio River in Haverhill, Ohio.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  Matt  chemicals-industry  ohio  midwest 
november 2015 by areadevelopment
Talent challenges in US manufacturing amplified in global chemical industry - HR Times
The global chemical industry is beginning a new and exciting era. The people working in it will be the catalyst to once again make the industry a leader among sectors and an attractive, exciting place to build a career—but only if executives act now to build those few but critical organizational and talent capabilities required to attract, develop, deploy, and retain the people the industry will need.
this-week-329  Around-the-web  Matt  chemicals-industry  workforce  manufacturing 
november 2015 by areadevelopment
DuPont Opens Cellulosic Biofuel Facility In Nevada, Iowa - Area Development
DuPont opened its cellulosic biofuel facility in Nevada, Iowa. According to DuPont officials, this biorefinery is the world’s largest cellulosic ethanol plant, with the capacity to produce 30 million gallons per year of clean fuel.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  Matt  dupont  chemicals-industry  iowa  midwest  clean-energy  energy 
november 2015 by areadevelopment
Wilshire Technologies Relocates-Expands Headquarters To Princeton, New Jersey - Area Development
Wilshire Technologies Inc., a global supplier of high-quality synthetic and natural chemicals, will relocate and expand its of corporate headquarters to 318 Wall Street in Princeton, New Jersey.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  Matt  new-jersey  mid-atlantic  chemicals-industry  headquarters  corporate-headquarters 
october 2015 by areadevelopment
Integrated Environmental Technologies Opens Pecos, Texas, Production Facility - Area Development
Integrated Environmental Technologies, Ltd. commenced operations at its production facility located in Pecos, Texas. The facility is the first production facility that the Company has opened in the Texas region of the Permian Basin.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  Matt  texas  southwest  chemicals-industry 
october 2015 by areadevelopment
Pyrotek To Open $5 Million Manufacturing Plant In Trenton, Tennessee - Area Development
Pyrotek, a company that specializes in the development, manufacture and sale of high-temperature materials for industrial applications, will invest $5 million to begin operations at the company’s facility in Trenton, Tennessee.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  Matt  manufacturing  tennesee  south  chemicals-industry  Aerospace 
october 2015 by areadevelopment
Oxea To Establish Propanol Plant In Bay City, Texas - Area Development
Global chemical company Oxea continues with the detailed engineering to establish a Propanol unit at its world-scale production plant at Bay City, Texas. The unit is scheduled to come on stream in late 2017.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  Matt  texas  southwest  chemicals-industry  pharmaceuticals 
october 2015 by areadevelopment
China-based Shandong Yuhuang Chemical Begins Construction Of $1.85 Billion Methanol Plant In St. James Parish, Louisiana - Area Development
China-based Shandong Yuhuang Chemical Co. Ltd. started construction on its $1.85 billion methanol manufacturing complex along the Mississippi River in St. James Parish, Louisiana. The company plans to create 400 new direct jobs.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  Matt  louisiana  south  chemicals-industry  location-USA  FDI  taxes-incentives-grants-loans  jobs  manufacturing  methanol  workforce-development  LED-FastStart 
september 2015 by areadevelopment
Formosa Petrochemical Corp. Plans Feasibility Study For $9.4 Billion Complex In St James Parish, Louisiana - Area Development
Formosa Petrochemical Corp. is studying the feasibility of building an estimated $9.4 billion industrial complex in St. James Parish, Louisiana. The company would build its project in two phases producing ethylene and a host of downstream chemical products.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  Matt  louisiana  south  chemicals-industry  taxes-incentives-grants-loans  LED-FastStart  location-USA  FDI 
september 2015 by areadevelopment
Albemarle Corporation Relocates Headquarters To Charlotte, North Carolina - Area Development
A company that develops, manufactures and markets specialty chemicals for a broad array of industrial buyers, Albemarle Corporation will move its corporate headquarters to Charlotte, North Carolina. The company plans to invest $12.9 million and create 120 new jobs in Mecklenburg County by 2016.
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august 2015 by areadevelopment
Renewable Energy Group Expands Its Ames, Iowa, Operations Center - Area Development
A leading North American advanced biofuels producer and developer of renewable chemicals, Renewable Energy Group formally open a second office building at their headquarters complex in Ames, Iowa.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  Matt  renewable-energy  energy  iowa  midwest  headquarters  chemicals-industry 
august 2015 by areadevelopment
Incitec Pivot Completes Ammonia Tank Facility In Jefferson Parish, Louisiana - Area Development
Incitec Pivot dedicated a new ammonia tank as part of an $850 million ammonia plant to be operated by the IPL subsidiary, Dyno Nobel, in Jefferson Parish, Louisiana.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  Matt  chemicals-industry  louisiana  south  taxes-incentives-grants-loans  ammonia  workforce-development 
august 2015 by areadevelopment
Yara International-BASF Begin Construction Of Ammonia Plant In Freeport, Texas - Area Development
Yara International ASA and BASF started construction on its approximately $600 million world scale ammonia plant at the BASF site in Freeport, Texas.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  Matt  chemicals-industry  texas  southwest  bnsf 
august 2015 by areadevelopment
Ashland Inc. Plans $35 Million Expansion At Its Lexington, Kentucky, Campus - Area Development
Ashland Inc., a specialty chemical solutions and parent company of Valvoline, a premier consumer-branded lubricant supplier, plans to invest an estimated $35 million to expand its campus in Lexington, Kentucky.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  Matt  kentucky  south  lexington  chemicals-industry  taxes-incentives-grants-loans 
august 2015 by areadevelopment
Germany-Based MAIREC Invests $4.6 Million To Open Facility In Spartanburg, South Carolina - Area Development
MAIREC, a Germany-based metals recycler, will invest $4.6 million to establish operations in Spartanburg, South Carolina. The company plans to create 35 new jobs over the next five years.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  Matt  location-USA  FDI  metal-industry  south-carolina  south-atlantic  jobs  chemicals-industry  electronics-industry  automotive-industry  pharmaceuticals  solar 
july 2015 by areadevelopment
Shepard Bros., Inc. Opens Stockton, California, Operations Hub - Area Development
Shepard Bros., Inc., a company that provides chemicals, equipment and service to the food and beverage, water treatment, commercial laundry and specialty industrial markets, opened its warehousing and distribution operations center in Stockton, California.
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july 2015 by areadevelopment
Oakwood Products Expands Manufacturing Plant In Estill, South Carolina - Area Development
Oakwood Products, Inc., a manufacturer of chemicals used in the pharmaceutical industry, is expanding its existing operations in Estill, South Carolina. The company’s $1 million investment is expected to result in 30 new jobs in Hampton County.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  Matt  south-carolina  south-atlantic  manufacturing  chemicals-industry  jobs 
june 2015 by areadevelopment
Chevron Phillips Eyes U.S. for Second Chemical Megaproject - Bloomberg Business
Chevron Phillips Chemical Co., a joint venture of Chevron Corp. and refiner Phillips 66, is considering a second “megaproject” in the U.S. that would take advantage of low natural gas prices for making plastics and other materials.
Around-the-web  Matt  chemicals-industry  site-selection  chevron  natural-gas 
june 2015 by areadevelopment
Advanced Refining Technologies Invests $135 Million To Build Plant Near Lake Charles, Louisiana - Area Development
W.R. Grace & Co. Chairman/CEO Fred Festa said Advanced Refining Technologies, the company’s joint venture with Chevron Products Company, will make a capital investment of $135 million to build a residue hydroprocessing catalyst production plant and additional alumina capacity at the existing Grace manufacturing facility near Lake Charles, Louisiana.
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may 2015 by areadevelopment
Rinchem Company Opens Chemical Logistics Center In Chandler, Arizona - Area Development
Rinchem Company, Inc. opened a new 79,500-square-foot chemical logistics facility in Chandler, Arizona. The new facility includes warehousing areas for regulated and non-regulated chemicals and gases.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  Matt  chemicals-industry  logistics-center  arizona  southwest  supply-chain 
may 2015 by areadevelopment
Brazil-Based, Inbra Indústrias Químicas To Establish Chemical Facility In Orangeburg, South Carolina - Area Development
A Brazilian company that specializes in the production of plastic and rubber additives, Inbra Indústrias Químicas, Ltda. is opening a new manufacturing facility in Orangeburg South Carolina. The company is investing $7.7 million to establish a chemical additive production facility in a 24,000-square-foot facility that will be constructed at Orangeburg County’s Oaks Rail Site off of Highway 21 at Methodist Oaks Drive.
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april 2015 by areadevelopment
Enviro Tech Chemical Services Dedicates Chemical Services Plant In Helena-West Helena, Arkansas - Area Development
Enviro Tech Chemical Services, a chemical company focused on food safety and water treatment, dedicated the Enviro Tech Chemical Services plant at the Helena Harbor in Helena-West Helena, Arkansas.
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april 2015 by areadevelopment
Ashland Inc. To Expand Manufacturing Operation At Its Hopewell, Virginia, Campus - Area Development
Ashland Inc., a leading global specialty chemical company, will invest approximately $89 million over the next three years to expand its manufacturing operation, significantly increasing production, in Hopewell, Virginia.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  matt  virginia  south-atlantic  manufacturing  chemicals-industry  incentives-taxes-grants-loans  automotive-industry  energy  pharmaceuticals  food-industry 
april 2015 by areadevelopment
Sasol Limited Begins Construction On Ethane Cracker Complex In Calcasieu Parish, Louisiana - Area Development
Sasol Limited, an international integrated energy and chemical company, started construction on its $8.1 billion ethane cracker complex, with plans to create 500 direct jobs in Calcasieu Parish, Louisiana.
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march 2015 by areadevelopment
Germany-Based Wacker Chemical Corporation Expands Calvert City, Kentucky, Operations - Area Development
Germany-based Wacker Chemical Corporation plans a $60 million expansion, creating 15 new jobs in Calvert City, Kentucky. The Calvert City facility produces polymer binders used in materials such as construction chemicals, paints, carpeting applications, adhesives, lacquers and fiber composites.
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march 2015 by areadevelopment
Air Liquide Will Invest Approximately $170 Million In St. James Parish, Louisiana, Air Separation Unit - Area Development
Air Liquide has been selected by Chinese petrochemical company Yuhuang Chemical, Inc., as the supplier of oxygen for its new world-scale methanol manufacturing complex to be built in St. James Parish, Louisiana.
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february 2015 by areadevelopment
EcoLab Expanding Its Kay Chemical Operations In Greensboro, North Carolina - Area Development
Ecolab Inc. will expand its Kay Chemical Company operations and create 45 new jobs over the next three years in Greensboro, North Carolina. The company plans to build a new 37,000 square foot office building and invest $10 million in Guilford County.
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january 2015 by areadevelopment
Japan-Based Mitsubishi Chemical Subsidiaries Plan Expansions In Jeffersonville, Indiana - Area Development
Chemtrusion, Inc. and Mytex Polymers US Corp., a subsidiary of Japan-based Mitsubishi Chemical Company, plans to expand its operations center, creating up to 11 new jobs by 2016 in Jeffersonville, Indiana.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  matt  fdi  location-usa  chemicals-industry  indiana  midwest  jobs  incentives-taxes-grants-loans  automotive-industry 
january 2015 by areadevelopment
Sasol LTD Plans Petrochemical Complex In Westlake, Louisiana
South Africa-based Sasol Ltd. made a final investment decision to develop an $8.1 billion petrochemical complex consisting of an ethane cracker and six chemical manufacturing plants near its existing Westlake, Louisiana, production facilities.
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january 2015 by areadevelopment
Estron Chemical Plans $4.9 Million Global Process Design-Manufacturing Center in Marshall County, Kentucky - Area Development
A manufacturer of polymers and resins for the paint, coatings, adhesives and cosmetics industries, Estron Chemical Inc. plans to construct a new $4.9 million Global Process Design and Manufacturing Support Center in Marshall County, Kentucky.
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january 2015 by areadevelopment
Houston Skills Gap Report - JPMorgan Chase & Co.
High Demand for Middle-Skill Workers in Petrochemical Industry and Commercial/Industrial Construction
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december 2014 by areadevelopment
Chevron Phillips Chemical Company Plans Polyethylene Pilot Plant In Bartlesville, Oklahoma - Area Development
Chevron Phillips Chemical Company plans to build a state-of-the-art polyethylene pilot plant at its research and technology facility in Bartlesville, Oklahoma.
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december 2014 by areadevelopment
Air Liquide Large Industries U.S. Begins Construction On Port Neches, Texas, Air Separation Unit - Area Development
Air Liquide Large Industries U.S. started construction on a new Air Separation Unit that will produce oxygen, nitrogen and argon at its production facility in Port Neches, Texas.
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december 2014 by areadevelopment
Momentive Specialty Chemicals Inc. Plans $66 Million Expansion In Geismar And Luling, Louisiana - Area Development
Momentive Specialty Chemicals will construct a new chemical production facility in St. Charles Parish, Louisiana, and upgrade the plant it currently operates in Ascension Parish. The plant expansions, representing a capital investment of $66 million, will increase Momentive’s production of formaldehyde for use by nearby chemical plants in the manufacture of other products.
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november 2014 by areadevelopment
Westlake Chemical Expands Ethylene Capacity At Sulphur, Louisiana, Production Plant - Area Development
Westlake Chemical will expand its ethylene capacity and make other capital improvements in Southwest Louisiana through a more than $330 million capital investment. Westlake Chemical Corp. will retain 480 existing jobs and create 25 new direct jobs.
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october 2014 by areadevelopment
Westlake Chemical Expands Calvert City, Kentucky, Manufacturing Facility - Area Development
Westlake Chemical, a global petrochemical and building products manufacturer and supplier, spent in excess of $300 million to expand its chemical facility in Marshall County, Kentucky.
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october 2014 by areadevelopment
DuPont Invests $30 Million To Expand Kinston, North Carolina, Manufacturing Plant - Area Development
E.I. du Pont de Nemours and Company, also known as DuPont, will invest $30 million to expand its operations in Lenoir County, Noth Carolina, with plans to create 18 new jobs over the next three years in Kinston.
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october 2014 by areadevelopment
Joint Venture To Operate Liquid Fertilizer Facility Near Columbia City, Indiana - Area Development
CHS Inc., the nation’s leading farmer-owned cooperative and a global energy, grains and foods company, and Ag Plus, LP, South Whitley, Indiana, formed a 50-50 joint venture company to construct and operate a liquid fertilizer facility near Columbia City, Indiana. The facility will have 3 million gallons of liquid storage and 130,000 gallons of chemical storage.
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september 2014 by areadevelopment
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