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December 9, 2014
BASF today broke ground on a new innovation campus at Navi Mumbai, which is on the outskirts of Mumbai. The company will invest about €50 million ($62 million) to build the...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/india_pakistan/BASF-builds-innovation-campus-in-India_65985.html
December 8, 2014
Adama Agricultural Solutions, formerly Makhteshim Agan, said today that it will invest $50 million more in India over the next three to four years in distribution network, R&D and...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/india_pakistan/Adama-to-invest-$50-million-to-expand-operations-in-India_65975.html
December 8, 2014
Sun Pharmaceutical Industries (Mumbai) and Ranbaxy Laboratories (Gurgaon, India) say that the Competition Commission of India (CCI; New Delhi) on 5 December approved Sun...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/india_pakistan/Competition-Commission-of-India-okays-Sun-Pharmas-acquisition-of-Ranbaxy_65964.html
December 8, 2014
Ube Industries announced today the development of Ubenylon 1218IU, a nylon-6 liner material for hydrogen tanks used in fuel-cell vehicles, that was codeveloped with Toyota Motor. The...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_asia/japan/Ube-Industries-new-nylon-resin-to-be-used-in-Toyota-fuel-cell-vehicles_65954.html
December 8, 2014
Jurong Aromatics Corp. (JAC; Singapore) plans to shut down its plant at Jurong Island, Singapore, on 22 December for maintenance, industry sources say. The maintenance results from...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/southeast_asia/singapore/Jurong-Aromatics-plans-maintenance-shutdown-this-month_65963.html
December 8, 2014
Indorama Ventures (Bangkok) and Performance Fibers (Huntersville, NC), a leading producer of industrial polyester fibers and fabrics, today announced that it has signed a definitive...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/southeast_asia/thailand/Indorama-to-acquire-Performance-Fibers-business-in-Asia_65949.html
December 8, 2014
The European Commission says in a report that European companies must boost investment in research to remain competitive in the global environment. Investment in R&D by companies...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_asia/taiwan/Report-Europe-must-boost-R-and-D-investment-to-remain-competitive_65957.html
December 8, 2014
From left: Arnaud Meissonnier, M&A, Asia/Pacific at BASF; Thomas Bernhardt, v.p./strategy, performance materials at BASF; Raimar Jahn, president/performance materials at BASF...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_asia/taiwan/BASF-to-acquire-TPU-manufacturer-Taiwan-Sheen-Soon_65953.html
December 5, 2014
China's Zhengzhou Commodity Exchange (CZCE; Zhengzhou) will launch evening trading from next week for products including purified terephthalic acid (PTA) and methanol. The new trading...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/china/China-commodity-exchange-launches-evening-trading-hours-for-PTA-methanol_65927.html
December 5, 2014
Kumho Petrochemical (Seoul) plans to permanently shut its insoluble sulfur production plant at Chongqing, China, because of poor profitability, press reports say. Kumho Petrochemical...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/china/Reports-Kumho-Petrochemical-to-shut-down-insoluble-sulfur-plant-in-China_65919.html
December 5, 2014
Reliance Industries (Mumbai) today announced that it has entered into a memorandum of understanding with Mexican state-owned company Petróleos Mexicanos (Pemex; Mexico City)...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/india_pakistan/Reliance-signs-deal-with-Pemex-to-explore-oil-and-gas-business-opportunities-in-Mexico_65910.html
December 4, 2014
A. Schulman announced today that it has added equipment in its manufacturing facility at Dongguan, China to accommodate increasing demand in its masterbatches business. The new...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/china/A-Schulman-to-double-masterbatches-capacity-in-China_65904.html
December 4, 2014
KBR announced today that it has signed an agreement with PT Rekayasa Industri (REKIND; Jakarta) to provide ammonia technology in the Indonesian, Southeast Asian and Asian markets...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/southeast_asia/thailand/KBR-forms-ammonia-licensing-alliance-with-Indonesian-engineering-firm_65876.html
December 4, 2014
Formosa Plastics USA (Livingston, NJ) reports that Y.T. Wang, vice chairman of Formosa Plastics Group (Taiwan), died at his home in Taiwan on 27 November. Y.T. Wang and his brother, the late chairman Y.C. Wang, together founded Formosa Plastics Group 60 years ago....
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_asia/taiwan/Y-T-Wang-co-founder-of-Formosa-Plastics-Group-dies_65860.html
December 4, 2014
GTC Technology (Houston) has signed an agreement with Shandong Sincier Chemical Group (SSCG) to provide GTC's technology for a 280,000-m.t./year toluene alkylation unit at a new...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/china/GTC-Technology-to-license-toluene-alkylation-technology-to-Chinese-refiner_65837.html
December 4, 2014
Haldia Petrochemicals (Kolkata, India) intends to restart its production complex at Haldia, in eastern India, in December, say press reports. The manufacturing site was shutdown in...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/india_pakistan/Reports-Haldia-Petrochemicals-may-restart-manufacturing-site-in-December_65831.html
December 4, 2014
Sumitomo Chemical says it has signed an agreement with DuPont to acquire the DuPont Asana insecticide business in the United States. Asana will be distributed through Sumitomo’s...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_asia/japan/Sumitomo-Chemical-to-acquire-DuPonts-Asana-insecticide-business-in-US_65830.html
December 3, 2014
IFF announced today it is expanding its flavors business in Indonesia and Chile, with new facilities in both countries. In Indonesia, the company is doubling the size of an existing...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/southeast_asia/indonesia/IFF-expands-flavors-presence-in-Indonesia-and-Chile_65627.html
December 3, 2014
Bharat Petroleum Corp. Ltd. (BPCL; Mumbai) has informed the Bombay Stock Exchange that its board of directors has given approval for the company to diversify into petrochemicals at an...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/india_pakistan/Bharat-Petroleum-board-approves-major-diversification-into-petchems_65804.html
December 3, 2014
Solvay said today that it is increasing its ultra-high performance polymers capacity at the Panoli, India plant by 25% to support strong demand for KetaSpire and AvaSpire, the...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/india_pakistan/Solvay-hikes-PEEK-and-PAEK-engineering-polymers-capacity-at-Indian-plant_65801.html
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