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September 18, 2015
The government of the Australian state of Queensland, on 15 September, introduced legislation into state parliament that will require fuel sellers to meet targets for the sale of...
September 16, 2015
Chlor-alkali company Mabuhay Vinyl Corp. (MVC; Makati City, Philippines) has informed the Philippine Stock Exchange (PSE) that Tosoh, on 14 September, acquired a total of 317,779,029...
September 16, 2015
The US FDA issued a warning letter on 2 September to the active pharmaceutical ingredient (API) manufacturing facility of Pan Drugs—located in the GIDC Nandesari Industrial...
September 16, 2015
Shell Chemicals on Wednesday commissioned a 140,000-m.t./year high-purity ethylene oxide (HPEO) and 140,000-m.t./year ethoxylates facilities in Singapore. The projects more than...
September 16, 2015
Zeon (Tokyo) says that it will expand production capacity for ZeonorFilm, Zeon’s retardation film for LCD televisions, at the company’s optical film plant at Himi, Japan. A...
September 15, 2015
Formosa Asahi Spandex (Taipei), an equally owned joint venture between Asahi Kasei and Formosa Plastics, plans to build a new spandex fiber manufacturing line at its complex at...
September 15, 2015
Deshbadhu Group (Dhaka) plans to build Bangladesh’s first polyester fiber plant. The company has signed a partnership agreement with Chemtex to build the facility at a cost of...
September 15, 2015
South Korea's para-xylene (p-xylene) exports in August 2015 totaled 478,111 m.t. compared with 431,806 m.t. in August 2014. In August 2015, South Korea’s p-xylene exports to...
September 15, 2015
Ube Industries says that it will expand its production capacity for lithium-ion (Li-ion) battery separators by rebuilding existing facilities at its production complex at Ube, Japan...
September 15, 2015
Clariant on Tuesday announced that it will build production capacity for its Tonsil bleaching earths for edible oil purification at the company’s existing production sites in...
September 15, 2015
Wacker on Tuesday opened a logistics center at Zhangjiagang in Jiangsu Province, China. The facility is located within Wacker’s production site there and will be used as a...
September 14, 2015
. Solvay, the leading global producer of sodium bicarbonate (bicarb), is on Wednesday inaugurating its first such plant in Southeast Asia. The 100,000 m.t./year facility at Map Ta Phut...
September 14, 2015
A groundbreaking ceremony for a large potash mine being built by Vinachem in Nongbok District, Khammouane Province, Laos, was held on Sunday with the participation of Vietnam’s...
September 14, 2015
BP and Ningxia Baota Chemical Fibre, a majority-owned subsidiary of Baota Petrochemical Group, have signed an agreement to license BP’s latest-generation purified terephthalic...
September 14, 2015
BASF said on Monday that it has completed a major capacity expansion at its tertiary butylamine (tBA) plant at the Nanjing Chemical Industry Park in China. The tBA plant now has an...
September 14, 2015
Manali Petrochemicals (Chennai, India), a producer of propylene oxide, propylene glycols, and polyols, informed the Bombay Stock Exchange (Mumbai) on 11 September that it will invest...
September 11, 2015
DIC (Tokyo) says that it has opened a new algae research center at Calipatria, CA. The facility is called DIC/Earthrise Algae Research Center and it is located on a site of the...
September 11, 2015
Daikin Industries (Osaka, Japan), a leading manufacturer of air conditioners and refrigerants, says that it is offering companies worldwide free access to 93 patents, to encourage...
September 11, 2015
Toray Composites America (TCA: Tacoma, WA), a wholly owned subsidiary of Toray Industries (Tokyo), has entered into a supply agreement with Bell Helicopter (Fort Worth, TX), a Textron...
September 10, 2015
Ethylene production in Japan increased by 1.5% in August 2015, compared with August 2014, to 595,400 m.t., say local press reports, citing data released by the Ministry of Economy...
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