Summit 2018

BASA is committed to the values of sustainable production and consumption

Driven by the diverse expertise of its members and consultants, BASA remains one of the most active technical adhesives and sealants associations across Europe. BASA collates relevant information and advice on the importance of regulations...

£7 Billion UK fragrance industry

The Fragrance Foundation, a non-profit organisation setting standards for the fragrance industry in the UK, has released the first-ever independent report to quantify the industry’s contribution to the UK economy. The key findings from...

£7.2m investment

British Salt has unveiled a series of ground-breaking projects in its 50th anniversary year, including a £7.2m investment in a new, best-in-class energy efficient boiler plant at its Cheshire-based Middlewich site, designed to generate...

Northern Powerhouse Chemicals Sector

A report by the North of England’s leading universities and top Tees Valley officials has highlighted how the chemical and process sector across the Northern Powerhouse could grow by more than £20billion over the...

$5.7 trillion contribution

Chemical industry plays crucial role in regional economies in every corner of the world The international chemical industry touches nearly every goods-producing sector worldwide, making an estimated $5.7 trillion contribution to global economic output, or...

ECHA to extend Brexit Window beyond end of March

​Following the European Council (EC) changing the UK withdrawal date to either 12 April or 22 May 2019, ECHA has advised that companies continue their preparations for the UK withdrawal without a transition period....

Brenntag UK and Ireland opens the new site in the Turbine Business Park

Brenntag, the global market leader in chemical distribution, has held an Open Day celebrating the launch of the new site in the Turbine Business Park, Sunderland. The new Brenntag North East site is an important...

How can chemicals companies prepare for Brexit?

The UK’s withdrawal from the EU takes effect on 29 March 2019 at 11pm UK time. Should the draft Withdrawal Agreement that the EU and the UK Government agreed upon be ratified by both...

Free Webinar: Characterisation of Nanomaterials for REACH

Join Chemistry Consultant Aidan Robertson as he introduces particle characterisation, the methodology relevant in assessing whether or not a substance is classified as a nanomaterial.  In addition, he will highlight analytical techniques which can be used...

Free Webinar: A Change is REACHed for Nanomaterials

Hosted in collaboration with the European Commission's Joint Research Centre, as part of the H2020 GRACIOUS project, A Change is REACHed for Nanomaterials is the first webinar as part of a series. The webinar will...