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June 25, 2014
Kraton Performance Polymers’ planned merger with the styrenics block copolymers (SBC) unit of LCY Chemical (Taiwan) may not pay off for two years later than expected, the company said on 24 June. The company’s stock price fell 14% the day of the announcement, losing $3.60/share to close at $21.53/share....
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/china/Kraton-shares-fall-14-percent-on-weaker-post-merger-earnings-forecast_62008.html
June 24, 2014
Japan’s Toppan Printing (Tokyo) has announced plans to build a new transparent barrier films production facility in the US state of Georgia. The plant, which will be...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_asia/japan/Toppan-Printing-to-build-barrier-films-plant-in-US_62006.html
June 24, 2014
Teijin and its wholly owned Teijin Frontier (Osaka) subsidiary will accelerate their automotive rubber materials business in Thailand by establishing a tire cord partnership there with...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/southeast_asia/thailand/Teijin-to-establish-tire-cord-JV-in-Thailand_61985.html
June 23, 2014
The Chinese government says that its city of Chongqing launched a carbon trading market on 19 June, making the location the seventh in China to establish such a platform. With the...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/china/Chongqing-launches-carbon-trading-market_61943.html
June 23, 2014
Bayer CropScience and Bion Tech (Taipei), a producer of biological crop protection agents, have settled a patent infringement case in Korea. Under the settlement, Bayer CropScience...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_asia/korea/Bayer-CropScience-and-Bion-Tech-settle-patent-infringement-case-in-Korea_61970.html
June 23, 2014
Oxea (Oberhausen, Germany) says that its previously announced new specialty esters plant at Nanjing, China, is now mechanically complete. After 15 months of construction, the new plant...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/china/Oxea-completes-specialty-esters-plant-at-Nanjing_61961.html
June 23, 2014
cAkzoNobel says it will invest more than €6.5 million ($8.8 million) in its research center at Songjiang, China, near Shanghai, to add a dedicated facility for the...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/china/AkzoNobel-to-establish-performance-coatings-technology-center-in-China_61960.html
June 20, 2014
The recent overwhelming victory by Narendra Modi and his BJP party has fuelled a massive rise in optimism in India and reawakened interest in...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/india_pakistan/Indias-plastics-demand-to-double-PlastIndia-tells-London-seminar_61948.html
June 20, 2014
Bayer CropScience, a subgroup of Bayer, recently opened a new SeedGrowth center at Can Tho, Vietnam. The facility will provide customers with integrated seed-treatment solutions to...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/southeast_asia/thailand/Bayer-CropScience-opens-center-for-seed-treatment-solutions-in-Vietnam_61944.html
June 19, 2014
Asahi Kasei Chemicals (AKC), an Asahi Kasei subsidiary, says that it has developed AZP, a new optical polymer featuring zero birefringence. Birefringence, also known as double...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_asia/japan/Asahi-Kasei-develops-new-polymer-for-optical-applications-to-build-production-facility-in-Japan_61926.html
June 18, 2014
FDA issued separate warning letters earlier this month to the active pharmaceutical ingredient (API) manufacturing facilities of Tianjin Zhongan Pharmaceutical (Tianjin, China) and...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/china/FDA-issues-warning-letters-to-API-plants-in-China-and-India_61903.html
June 18, 2014
Reliance Industries (Mumbai) today appointed Nita Ambani, wife of chairman Mukesh Ambani, to the board of directors. She becomes the first woman to be appointed to the company’s...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/india_pakistan/Reliance-Industries-appoints-chairmans-wife-to-board-of-directors_61902.html
June 18, 2014
Indian Oil (IOC; New Delhi) and BP have abandoned plans for an acetic acid joint venture in India, citing high capital costs. The proposed 50-50 jv would have built a 1-million...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/india_pakistan/BP-Indian-Oil-cancel-plans-for-acetic-acid-JV_61899.html
June 18, 2014
Merck Millipore, the life sciences tools division of Merck KGaA, today opened a new process solutions formulation laboratory in India, its first outside Europe. The lab, which is part...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/india_pakistan/Merck-Millipore-inaugurates-formulation-lab-catering-for-large-pharma-industry-in-India_61898.html
June 18, 2014
Reliance Industries (Mumbai), in its annual general meeting on 18 June, announced that it has commissioned its previously announced, 40,000-m.t./year polybutadiene rubber (PBR) plant...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/india_pakistan/Reliance-starts-up-PBR-plant-at-Hazira_61892.html
June 18, 2014
BP and the China National Offshore Oil Corp. (CNOOC; Beijing) have announced they have signed a heads of agreement to supply up to 1.5 million m.t./year of liquefied natural gas (LNG)...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/china/BP-signs-20-year-deal-to-supply-LNG-to-China_61890.html
June 17, 2014
Axalta, the former automotive coatings business of DuPont, has named Luke Lu v.p. and president/China, a newly created post. Lu will report to Axalta chairman and CEO Charlie Shaver...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/china/Axalta-names-China-president_61869.html
June 17, 2014
The International Trade and Industry Ministry (MITI; Kuala Lumpur) said on Monday that it has initiated antidumping investigation concerning imports of polyethylene terephthalate (PET)...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/southeast_asia/indonesia/Malaysia-starts-antidumping-investigation-on-PET-from-China-Indonesia-and-South-Korea_61866.html
June 16, 2014
LG Chem said on Sunday that it is in the final stage of selecting a strategic partner to set up a new lithium-ion (Li-ion) battery joint venture manufacturing plant in China. The news...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/china/LG-Chem-to-form-Li-ion-battery-production-JV-in-China_61823.html
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