02 March 2015

AkzoNobel to build new specialty chemicals facility in China

02 March 2015 - AkzoNobel’s Specialty Chemicals business recently broke ground on a new alkoxylation facility in Ningbo, China, bringing the company’s total investment in the strategic multi-site to more than €400 million. The Ningbo multi-site covers around 50 hectares and accommodates production for chelates, ethylene amines, ethylene oxide, organic peroxides and Bermocoll cellulose derivatives. Surface Chemistry’s latest investment will increase annual capacity by nearly 18,000 tons, mainly catering for domestic demand in China. 

26 February 2015

Cartus Opens New Service Center in Sao Paulo, Brazil

Danbury, Connecticut - 26 February 2015 - Cartus Corporation has opened its new service center in Sao Paulo, Brazil. Cartus is a leading provider of global relocation services and is celebrating its 60th anniversary this year.

25 February 2015

Zendesk Opens New Asia Pacific HQ in Singapore

Singapore – 25 February 2015 -Zendesk, Inc. has opened its new Asia Pacific commercial headquarters based in Singapore as part of its expanded commitment to the region following the acquisition last year of Zopim, a live chat startup from Singapore.

24 February 2015

China's NetEase establishes operations in California

Redwood Shores, Calif. - 24 February 2015 - NetEase, Inc., one of China's leading internet and online game services providers, has established operations in North America. The US headquarters combines the development and scaling capabilities of over 3,600 employees in China with local market expertise in North America. Led by games industry veteran David Ting, the team in Redwood Shores, CA, is building content for Western audiences, with an initial focus on mobile platforms. 

23 February 2015

Cargill expands animal feed facility in South Africa

Pietermaritzburg, South Africa - 23 February 2015 - Cargill has completed a USD $12.5 million expansion of its premix facility in Pietermaritzburg, South Africa. The expansion includes new equipment, technology and resources to increase the plant’s efficiency and improve product quality. The facility produces poultry, ruminant, swine and pet food vitamin and mineral premix and base mix products for animal producers marketed under the Provimi brand throughout sub-Saharan Africa.