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Société Bic Releases its Inaugural Lighter Safety Report

In May 2019, Société Bic S.A. (Euronext: BB) released its inaugural Lighter Safety Report bringing attention to a concerning influx of low-quality lighter imports into the United States. The report ...

  • Published Date: 05 Dec 2019
Fluence Executes USD 3 million Follow-On Aspiral™ Order From ITEST

In November 2019, Fluence Corporation Limited (ASX: FLC) announced that the company has received a USD 3 million follow-on order from a ITEST subsidiary in China. According to the deal, the company ha...

  • Published Date: 05 Dec 2019
SoftBank-backed Paytm Raises USD 1 Billion in Fresh Funding.

In November 2019, Paytm announced that the company had raised fresh funds from a group of investors, which includes existing backers, namely, Vision Fund of SoftBank (9984.T) and China’s Ant Financi...

  • Published Date: 28 Nov 2019
Anheuser-Busch InBev Announces the Divestiture of Carlton and United Breweries to Asahi Group Holdings, Ltd.

In July 2019, Anheuser-Busch InBev (NYSE: BUD) announced its divestiture Carlton & United Breweries (CUB), its Australian subsidiary, to Asahi Group Holdings, Ltd. The company has signed this deal for...

  • Published Date: 27 Nov 2019
FMCG Firms Adopt Premium Route to Drive Earnings Amidst Slowdown.

As the consumer goods sector continues to battle the downfall in rural demand, large fast-moving consumer goods (FMCG) firms in India are expanding their premium portfolio, targeting urban buyers to d...

  • Published Date: 25 Nov 2019
ArcelorMittal Aims to Finish Essar Steel Acquisition By 2019-End

In November 2019, following the approval from the Supreme Court of India on Essar Steel resolution plan, ArcelorMittal India Private Limited (NYSE: MT) announced its completion of the acquisition of t...

  • Published Date: 25 Nov 2019
Arkema Starts Up a New Acrylic Acid Reactor in the US.

In October 2019, Arkema (OTCMKTS: ARKAY) announced the operation of a new acrylic acid reactor having a capacity of 90,000-ton at its Clear Lake, Texas site. The company has invested around USD 90 mil...

  • Published Date: 21 Nov 2019
ADM Expands its Nutrition Portfolio with its Acquisition of the Ziegler Group.

In May 2019, Archer Daniels Midland Company (NYSE: ADM) announced the completion of its acquisition of the Ziegler Group, a leading provider of natural citrus solutions, based in Europe. This investme...

  • Published Date: 20 Nov 2019
Amazon to Invest Over Rs 4,400 Crore in its India Business.

In October 2019, the US-based Amazon (NASDAQ: AMZN) has announced an investment of over Rs 4,400 crore, that is, more than USD 600 million across its various units in India, including marketplace and ...

  • Published Date: 08 Nov 2019
ADM And LG Chem Plan to Develop Superabsorbent Polymers Based on Sustainable Technology.

Archer Daniels Midland Company (NYSE: ADM) and LG Chem (KRX: 051910) have joined hands to find routes to produce bio-based acrylic acid, which is a fundamental component in the production of superabso...

  • Published Date: 06 Nov 2019
Avantium and R&F Chemical Join Forces to Market High-Value PEF Applications in Korea

On 31 October 2019, Avantium Renewable Polymers announced its partnership with R&F Chemical to develop a high-value application for PEF (polyethylene furanoate) in electronics and smart packaging in K...

  • Published Date: 04 Nov 2019
Evonik Unveils Sustainable Material Solutions for the Sports Industry.

VAUDE, the German sports equipment manufacturer, is using the bio-based polyamides of Evonik’s VESTAMID® Terra brand in its latest collection of bags and backpacks. With the rising demand for great...

  • Published Date: 01 Nov 2019
Givaudan to Acquire Fragrance House, Drom.

In July 2019, Givaudan (SWX: GIVN), the global leader in flavours and fragrances, announced its plan to acquire Drom to extend its leadership in the global fragrance market further. While the terms of...

  • Published Date: 01 Nov 2019
Fonterra Consolidates its Specialty Cheese Making Facilities.

In September 2019, Fonterra announced the consolidation of its specialty cheese making facilities, which will result in the Te Roto factory closure. The company has two specialty cheese manufacturing ...

  • Published Date: 01 Nov 2019
Nestlé Launches the Harvest Gourmet Incredible Burger.

In October 2019, Nestlé (SIX: NESN) introduced Harvest Gourmet Incredible Burger, a plant-based product, which offers delicious taste and juicy texture along with a similar cooking experience to that...

  • Published Date: 01 Nov 2019
INOVYN Unveils World’s First Commercial Grade of Bio-Attributed PVC.

In October 2019, INOVYN unveiled its latest generation of PVC under the brand name BIOVYN, becoming the world’s first commercial producer of bio-attributed PVC utilising a supply chain fully certifi...

  • Published Date: 24 Oct 2019
Novamont Expands MATER-BI® Production To 150,000 Tonnes.

In October 2019, Novamont Group announced that it has increased its MATER-BI® production capacity by 40,000 tonnes, bringing it to a total of 150,000 tonnes a year. With the well-established Terni si...

  • Published Date: 23 Oct 2019
New Bio-based Plastic to be Produced by LyondellBasell, in Partnership with Neste.

In June 2019, LyondellBasell, in partnership with Neste, a Finland-based energy company, announced the commercial-scale production of bio-based plastic from renewable materials. With the rising concer...

  • Published Date: 21 Oct 2019
Evonik Expands Capacity for Specialty Alcohol Isotridecanol (ITDA).

In September 2019, Evonik (OTCMKTS: EVKIF) announced that it has expanded the production capacity for the high-purity C13 alcohol isotridecanol (ITDA) at the Marl Chemical Park, located in Germany. Wi...

  • Published Date: 21 Oct 2019
Cargill Inaugurates First Corn Silo in India, Investing USD 10 Million.

Cargill India inaugurated its first corn silo in the country in Davangere, Karnataka in September 2019. With an investment of USD 10 million, that is, INR 70 crore, the company has paved its way into ...

  • Published Date: 18 Oct 2019