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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
December 3, 2014
Thailand will lower the price of benzene and of diesel fuels but raise the price of liquefied petroleum gas (LPG), according to a report by the National News Bureau of Thailand. The...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/southeast_asia/thailand/Report-Thailand-cuts-price-of-benzene-fuels-on-lower-price-for-crude-oil_65805.html
December 3, 2014
Showa Denko says that its Union Showa (Tokyo) 50-50 joint venture with UOP, a Honeywell subsidiary, has completed constructing a previously announced new high-silica zeolite plant at...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_asia/japan/UOP-Showa-Denko-JV-completes-constructing-high-silica-zeolite-plant-in-Japan_65795.html
December 3, 2014
KBR (Houston) says that it has recently been awarded a contract by a Lotte Chemical (Seoul) subsidiary headquartered in Kuala Lumpur to provide licensing and basic engineering...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/southeast_asia/thailand/Lotte-Chemical-awards-KBR-with-catalytic-olefins-technology-contract_65794.html
December 3, 2014
Last night was the 30th anniversary of the methyl isocyanate (MIC) leak at the former Union Carbide’s production plant at Bhopal in the state of Madhya Pradesh, India, which...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/india_pakistan/India-marks-30th-anniversary-of-Bhopal-disaster-issues-remain-unresolved_65803.html
December 2, 2014
Edeniq (Visalia, CA), a biorefining and cellulosic technology company, has signed a "joint development agreement" with Global Bio-chem Technology Group (Hong Kong), a...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/china/Edeniq-signs-joint-development-agreement-with-Chinese-firm_65782.html
December 2, 2014
Myriant (Quincy, MA), a renewable chemicals company, says that it has entered into a three-way joint development agreement with plasticizers producer UPC Technology (Taipei) and...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_asia/taiwan/Myriant-UPC-and-Sojitz-to-jointly-develop-biosuccinic-acid-based-plasticizers_65762.html
December 1, 2014
Borouge has established a new Asia regional warehouse in Singapore to support its global growth, the company announced today. “Our new Asia regional warehouse is designed to...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/southeast_asia/singapore/Borouge-establishes-additional-warehouse-in-Singapore-appoints-logistics-provider_65734.html
December 1, 2014
Hanwha Group (Seoul) on Friday announced a major management reshuffle, naming Kim Chang-bum, currently Hanwha Advanced Materials’ president, as the new CEO of Hanwha Chemical. He...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_asia/korea/Hanwha-appoints-new-CEO-will-become-Koreas-leading-petchems-player_65731.html
December 1, 2014
SK Innovation and Continental (Hannover, Germany) said on Friday that they will end their electric car battery joint venture. The termination is due to the slow growth in demand for...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_asia/korea/SK-Innovation-and-Continental-end-electric-vehicle-battery-joint-venture_65742.html
November 28, 2014
Polymer resins producer Nuplex Industries (Auckland) says that it has completed the sale of its Australia and New Zealand based agency and distribution business and its plastic...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/india_pakistan/Nuplex-completes-sale-of-distribution-masterbatch-businesses-in-Australia-and-New-Zealand_65720.html
November 27, 2014
Nihon Nohyaku (Tokyo), a producer of agricultural chemicals, wood preservatives, pharma and veterinary products is to acquire Hyderabad Chemical Ltd. (Hyderabad, India), maker of crop...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/india_pakistan/Nihon-Nohyaku-to-acquire-Hyderabad-Chemical_65715.html
November 27, 2014
Kuraray  (Tokyo) said today that it has appointed Masaaki Ito as new president of the group effective 1 January 2015. He replaces Fumio Ito, who has headed the group since April...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_asia/japan/Kuraray-appoints-new-president_65714.html
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