Why Lotte Chemicals shut down its plant for the second time this year

The country’s sole producer of PTA finds itself chained to the fortunes - or misfortunes - of the textile industry

Competition heats up in soda ash manufacturing industry

Sapphire Textile Mills Ltd.’s wholly owned subsidiary Sapphire Chemicals (Pvt.) Ltd. announces plans to establish soda ash manufacturing facility

Oil surges as OPEC+ surprise output cuts shake markets

Oil prices surged on Monday, posting the biggest daily rise in nearly a year, after a surprise announcement by OPEC+ to cut...

Why is a Pakistani chemical dyeing company acquiring the subsidiary of a US based textile house?

Acquisition of Huntsman by Archroma Pakistan comes more than a year after parent companies of both entered into what they called a ‘merger of equals’

Collapse in demand hits chemical manufacturing sector

Is there no sector of the economy that the Covid-19 pandemic has not affected? Look no further: the chemicals sector, which has...
Chemicals industry

Science ministry eyes $1.3bn export target for chemical products

ISLAMABAD: The Ministry of Science and Technology (MoST) is preparing itself for the promotion of research and development in the country specifically...

OBS Pakistan amalgamates AGP with AitkenStuart

It is pertinent to mention that rumours had been circulating that OBS Pakistan was going through major restructuring and this acquisition by Searle comes as a surprise for the market.

PSQCA issues notice to beauty cream manufacturers over health concerns

Faiza Beauty Cream causes skin cancer, other diseases

PARC becomes ‘white elephant’?

Ministry of National Food Security and Research declines additional funds worth Rs1.32 billion for PARC

PCMA calls for joint ventures with Saudi Arabia in petrochemical projects

Pakistan’s chemical imports constitute around 17 percent of the total import bill

Akzo Nobel to return 5.5 billion euros to shareholders after division sale

Akzo sold its chemicals division for 10.1 billion euros to Carlyle Group in March, generating net proceeds of 7.5 billion euros

Descon Oxychem successfully conducts customer success workshops

LAHORE: As part of their dedication to upholding the highest standards in customer service, Descon Oxychem Limited organized Customer Success Workshops (CSWs)...

AkzoNobel Chemicals (SMC-Private) starts independent operations in Pakistan

LAHORE: AkzoNobel has announced that AkzoNobel Chemicals (SMC-Private) Limited (ANCPL) is now working as a separate legal entity in Pakistan. Operations in Pakistan as an...

Engro Polymer & Chemicals to enter hydrogen peroxide business with $23m investment

Engro Polymer & Chemicals Limited derives hydrogen as part of its caustic manufacturing process

Urea inventory falls to five year low as crisis looms

LAHORE: Pakistan’s urea inventory was recorded at 86,155 tons at the end of July this year, reaching a five‐year low of around 105,000...