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July 13, 2015
Honeywell says a Chinese court has issued a preliminary injunction against a local chemical company allegedly infringing on a Honeywell process patent used in the manufacture of HFC-245fa, a hydrofluorocarbon blowing agent....
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/china/Honeywell-wins-preliminary-injunction-in-China-HFC-245fa-patent-fight_72084.html
July 10, 2015
Asahi Kasei says that its Asahi Kasei Chemicals (AKC) subsidiary will increase production capacity for hydrogenated styrenic thermoplastic elastomer by 30% at its production site at...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_asia/japan/Asahi-Kasei-to-expand-capacity-for-hydrogenated-styrenic-thermoplastic-elastomer-in-Japan_72069.html
July 9, 2015
Solvay on Friday inaugurated its alkoxylation plant in Singapore, the largest plant of its kind in Asia, as part of its global strategy to expand growth of its specialty surfactants in...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/southeast_asia/singapore/Solvay-inaugurates-alkoxylation-plant-expands-research-center-in-Singapore_72067.html
July 9, 2015
Gujarat State Fertilizers & Chemicals (GSFC; Vadodara, India) plans to invest between 80-100 billion Indian rupees ($1.26-1.58 billion) in a new petrochemical complex at Dahej, the...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/india_pakistan/GSFC-revives-plans-for-petrochemical-project-at-Dahej-India_72065.html
July 9, 2015
Thailand’s energy group PTT Public Co. (Bangkok), parent of PTT Global Chemical, has nominated Tevin Vongvanich as its next president and CEO effective, 10 September. He will...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/southeast_asia/thailand/PTT-to-replace-current-president-and-CEO_72043.html
July 9, 2015
Bharat Petroleum Corp. Ltd. (BPCL; Mumbai) is moving ahead with its proposed petrochemical project adjacent to the company’s refinery at Kochi, Kerala State, India. BPCL has...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/india_pakistan/Reports-BPCL-petrochemical-project-at-Kochi-moved-ahead-selects-technology_72039.html
July 9, 2015
Aditya Birla Chemicals India (Rehla, India) has informed the Bombay Stock Exchange that it has received approval from shareholders for the previously announced merger with Grasim...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/india_pakistan/Shareholders-approve-chlor-alkali-producer-Aditya-Birla-Chemicals-Indias-merger-with-Grasim_72037.html
July 9, 2015
Sekisui Chemical (Tokyo) says that its previously announced joint venture with Lubrizol, for manufacturing chlorinated polyvinyl chloride (CPVC) resin in Thailand, is now operational...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/southeast_asia/thailand/Lubrizol-Sekisui-chlorinated-PVC-joint-venture-in-Thailand-becomes-operational_72036.html
July 9, 2015
Evonik Industries says that it has completed constructing and commissioning a pilot plant for precious metal powder catalysts (PMPCs) at its production site at Shanghai. PMPCs are...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/china/Evonik-starts-up-catalyst-pilot-plant-at-Shanghai_72035.html
July 9, 2015
PTT (Bangkok) said on Thursday that its green energy subsidiary, headquartered in Singapore, will divest its entire shareholding in Az Zhara, a producer of palm oil in Indonesia...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/southeast_asia/indonesia/PTT-divests-Indonesian-palm-oil-subsidiary_72034.html
July 9, 2015
Asahi Kasei Fibers says it will build a production facility for its Bemliese cellulose nonwoven fabric at Nobeoka, Miyazaki Prefecture, Japan. The product is the only...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_asia/japan/Asahi-Kasei-to-build-plant-for-cellulose-nonwoven-fabric-in-Japan_72033.html
July 9, 2015
Hanwha Chemical (Seoul) has declared force majeure at its 280,000-m.t./year polyvinyl chloride (PVC) facility at Ulsan, South Korea. The plant has been shut down and PVC exports...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/china/Hanwha-declares-force-majeure-on-PVC-at-Ulsan-market-firms-slightly-on-speculative-buying_72005.html
July 8, 2015
Rosneft (Moscow) chairman Igor Sechin and Essar Group founder Shashi Ruia have signed a long-term contract for Rosneft to supply crude oil to Essar’s Vadinar, India refinery. The...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/india_pakistan/Rosneft-to-take-stake-in-Essars-Vadinar-refinery-more-than-double-capacity_72032.html
July 8, 2015
Hindustan Petroleum Corp. Ltd. (HPCL; Mumbai) may cancel plans to build a previously announced greenfield refinery at Vishakhapatnam, India, local press reports say. The refinery is to...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/india_pakistan/Reports-HPCL-likely-to-cancel-plans-for-greenfield-refinery-build-standalone-petchem-complex_72003.html
July 8, 2015
Linde's electronics and specialty gases arm, which specializes in gases for the electronics market, says that it has built an on-site fluorine plant to supply SK Hynix Semiconductor...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_asia/korea/Linde-installs-worlds-largest-on-site-fluorine-plant-in-South-Korea-to-supply-SK-Hynix-Semiconductor_72001.html
July 8, 2015
Kuraray says that it has decided to raise the prices of its elastomer-related products for shipments commencing 1 August. Prices will be increased for Kuraray’s Septon and Hybrar...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_asia/japan/Kuraray-increases-prices-of-elastomer-related-products_71998.html
July 8, 2015
Mitsubishi Chemical says its biobased engineering plastic Durabio has been chosen by Sharp (Osaka) for the front panel of its new smartphone, the Aquos Crystal 2, slated to go on sale...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_asia/japan/Mitsubishis-biobased-plastic-Durabio-chosen-for-front-panel-of-smartphone_71997.html
July 7, 2015
Koppers International (Pittsburgh; Koppers) says its majority-owned jv Koppers Jiangsu Carbon Chemical Co. (KJCC; Jiangsu, China) has restructured a soft-pitch supply agreement with C-Chem Jiangsu Needle Coke Co. (CJNC; Jiangsu, China) for a one-time payment of $30 million. CJNC’s facility have not begun operations as planned, and KJCC has had to sell its product into “a challenging domestic market” since July 2014, Koppers explains....
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/china/Koppers-revises-supply-agreement-with-C-Chem-for-$30-million_71982.html
July 7, 2015
Sabic on Tuesday signed a master research agreement with National University of Singapore (NUS) to enhance research and collaboration in the fields of chemistry, chemical engineering...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/southeast_asia/singapore/Sabic-signs-research-agreement-with-National-University-of-Singapore_71962.html
July 6, 2015
Sabic and SK Global Chemical (Seoul) said on Sunday that they have finalized an agreement to form an equally owned joint venture, Sabic SK Nexlene (Singapore), which will build Nexlene...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/southeast_asia/singapore/Sabic-and-SK-Global-Chemical-finalize-Nexlene-PE-joint-venture_71882.html
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