Why Calcium Oxide is known as a versatile chemical?

Why Calcium Oxide is known as a versatile chemical?

Calcium oxide (CaO) known as a versatile chemical is a frequently used industrial compound. It’s a major and essential commodity chemical in industries like steelmaking and aerated concrete production since it is very cost-effective. However, Calcium oxide’s versatility has made it most demanded industrial compound, and is as well responsible for making it one of the most versatile chemicals in history. Generally calcium oxide is referred to as quicklime or burnt lime. It possesses a property of white crystalline solid at room temperature, and it is also highly caustic. Read More

RPM International Inc (RPM) said that its Rust-Oleum group has acquired the Mean Green branded line and Roto-Rooter branded drain care products from CR Brands, which is based in Cincinnati, Ohio. Mean Green branded line of specialty cleaning products and the exclusive North American licensing for Roto-Rooter branded drain care products. These product lines have annual net sales of approximately $20 million. Mean Green is a leading heavy-duty cleaner, with a broad array of products for mould, mildew, bacteria, grease and other uses. Roto-Rooter is the number one name in plumbing services, lending tremendous brand strength behind its line of drain care products that include hair clog remover, gel clog remover, build up remover and septic tank treatment. Read More

BASF SE has closed the acquisition of a range of businesses and assets from Bayer AG. The transaction is a strategic complement to BASF’s crop protection, biotech and digital farming activities and marks its entry into seeds, non-selective herbicides and nematicide seed treatments. BASF signed agreements in October 2017 and April 2018 to acquire the businesses and assets Bayer offered to divest in the context of its acquisition of Monsanto, for an all-cash purchase price of €7.6 billion, subject to certain adjustments at closing. About 4,500 employees join BASF through the acquisition. Read More


The Surface Treatment unit of BASF, operating under the Chemetall brand, invests in a state-of-the-art surface treatment site in the Dushan Port Economic Development Zone of Pinghu, Zhejiang province, China. The site – which is planned to be completed by 2021 – will house production, warehousing, a state-of-the-art laboratory and administrative offices in an ideal environment for manufacturing development. This investment will strengthen Chemetall’s position in China to deliver the high level of service and quality solutions customers have come to expect from Chemetall. The site is ideally located at the Dushan Port Economic Development Zone of Pinghu, which provides excellent infrastructure to this project. Read More