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October 16, 2014
Chempolis (Oulu, Finland) has signed a partnership agreement with Numaligarh Refinery Ltd. (NRL; Guwahati, India), an enterprise of the government of India, to jointly build a...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/india_pakistan/Finnish-firm-to-build-biorefinery-in-India_64545.html
October 15, 2014
Clariant has inaugurated its first regional innovation center in India. The new facility, located at Navi Mumbai, will employ about 100 technical staff in chemical research and...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/india_pakistan/Clariant-inaugurates-innovation-center-in-India_64515.html
October 15, 2014
A. Schulman says that it has signed an agreement and a strategic partnership with polymer producer Initz (Ulsan, South Korea) to compound and market Initz's Ecotran polyphenylene...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_asia/korea/Schulman-and-Initz-form-alliance-for-PPS-compounds_64514.html
October 14, 2014
Nalco Champion, an Ecolab company, has opened a new manufacturing plant at Jurong Island, Singapore, which will supply chemistry solutions for oil and gas companies. Nalco Champion is...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/southeast_asia/singapore/Ecolabs-Nalco-Champion-business-opens-manufacturing-facility-in-Singapore_64510.html
October 13, 2014
Reliance Industries says net profits for its second quarter, ended 30 September, increased 1.7% compared with the same period of the previous year, to about 59.7 billion Indian rupees...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/india_pakistan/Reliance-Industries-profits-slightly-increase_64473.html
October 10, 2014
Active pharmaceutical ingredient (API) manufacturer Shasun Pharmaceuticals (Chennai, India) says there is strong growth across its businesses and that the company is investing to...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/india_pakistan/CPhI-Shasun-expanding-API-capacity-in-India-will-build-capacity-in-US-after-merging-with-Strides-Arcolab_64437.html
October 10, 2014
Shenhue Ningxia Coal Industry Group has selected the Novolen polypropylene (PP) technology for a world-scale plant to be built at Lingwu, Yinchuan City, Ningxia Province, China...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/china/Shenhua-Ningxia-Coal-selects-Novolen-process-for-world-scale-PP-plant_64434.html
October 9, 2014
Clariant said today that it would build a production facility at its Tangerang, Indonesia site to support regional demands in the personal and home care industry. The company recently...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/southeast_asia/indonesia/Clariant-to-build-personal-care-manufacturing-facility-in-Indonesia_64360.html
October 9, 2014
Celanese and Indian Oil (New Delhi) have agreed to explore partnering to build a fuel ethanol plant at Paradip, India. The plant, based on Celanese’s TCX technology, would use petroleum coke from Indian Oil’s refineries as the key feedstock. Other locations in India will also be investigated, the companies say....
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/india_pakistan/Celanese-Indian-Oil-explore-fuel-ethanol-project_64397.html
October 9, 2014
Europe's styrene monomer market is facing supply constraints and a potential price spike. Europe's spot styrene prices have risen sharply since an 2 October close of $1,515-1,530/m.t...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/china/Supply-constraints-tightening-styrene-but-demand-remains-weak_64378.html
October 9, 2014
The Indian Fertilizer Ministry (New Delhi) has devised a new urea investment policy aimed at speeding up expansion of the sector and, at the same time, avoiding duplication and...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/india_pakistan/India-devises-new-urea-investment-policy-to-avoid-overcapacity_64364.html
October 8, 2014
Active pharmaceutical ingredient (API) manufacturer ScinoPharm (Tainan, Taiwan) tells CW that the changes in the Japanese pharmaceutical market present significant opportunities for...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_asia/taiwan/CPhI-ScinoPharm-looks-to-tap-Japanese-market_64357.html
October 8, 2014
India has imposed definitive antidumping duties on phenol imports from the United States and Taiwan, India's Ministry of Finance has announced. This duty, effective retroactively from...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/india_pakistan/India-imposes-definitive-antidumping-duties-on-US-Taiwan-phenol-exports_64281.html
October 7, 2014
A123 Systems, a developer and manufacturer of advanced Nanophosphate lithium-ion batteries and systems, today announced that it recently completed selling its facilities that produce...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/china/Johnson-Matthey-acquires-battery-business-in-China_64318.html
October 7, 2014
BASF's India arm today inaugurated its large-scale chemical manufacturing complex at Dahej, Gujarat State, India. The company invested 10 billion Indian rupees ($162.97 million) in the...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/india_pakistan/BASF-inaugurates-its-largest-manufacturing-complex-in-India_64312.html
October 7, 2014
Mitsui Chemicals has established a branch that will serve as the marketing hub for the functional polymeric materials expansion strategy in the South Korean market. The new base brings...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_asia/korea/Mitsui-Chemicals-establishes-marketing-base-in-South-Korea_64310.html
October 6, 2014
HFO-1234yf, a hydrofluoroolefin-based refrigerant, will be used in 7 million automobiles by 2015 as refrigerants currently used in mobile air-conditioning (MAC) systems are phased out...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/china/DuPont-New-refrigerant-to-be-in-7-million-cars-by-2015_64294.html
October 3, 2014
Indorama Ventures (Bangkok) says that it has restructured the businesses of some of its subsidiaries in the Netherlands and the United States to improve operational and fiscal...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/southeast_asia/thailand/Indorama-restructures-subsidiaries_64256.html
October 2, 2014
Mitsubishi Gas Chemical (MGC; Tokyo) said today that it will quit the purified terephthalic acid (PTA) business at the end of March 2015. MGC and Toyobo are partners in Mizushima...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_asia/japan/Mitsubishi-Gas-Chemical-to-quit-PTA-business-p-xylene-plants-future-questionable_64230.html
October 2, 2014
Zeon (Tokyo) is increasing the price of its Quintone hydrocarbon resins by 5–7%, equivalent to $220/m.t., effective 15 October 2015. The price will rise to about $4,400/m.t., the...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/southeast_asia/thailand/Zeon-hikes-prices-of-hydrocarbon-resins_64224.html
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