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March 31, 2015
Sinopec Engineering Group (SEG) and ExxonMobil Research and Engineering (EMRE) have signed a joint-venture agreement to develop methanol-to-gasoline technology, SEG says. EMRE and SEG...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/china/Sinopec-ExxonMobil-to-develop-methanol-to-gasoline-technology_69037.html
March 31, 2015
Two Qatar-based companies—Hamad bin Suhaim Enterprises and Qatra for Investment and Development—will acquire a 49% stake in Shandong Dongming Petrochemical Group (Heze...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/china/Reports-Qatar-based-firms-to-invest-$5-billion-in-Shandong-Dongming-Petrochemical_69046.html
March 31, 2015
Asahi Kasei says that its Asahi Kasei Medical subsidiary will construct a plant for spinning hollow-fiber membranes for Planova BioEX filters at the company’s site at Oita...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_asia/japan/Asahi-Kasei-to-build-plant-for-hollow-fiber-membrane-virus-filters_69044.html
March 31, 2015
Sumitomo Chemical today announced that it will integrate its agricultural chemicals business with the company’s biorational business operations, effective 1 April, in order to...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_asia/japan/Sumitomo-Chemical-to-integrate-agricultural-chemicals-and-biorational-businesses_69043.html
March 31, 2015
DSM today announced that it has completed the previously announced acquisition of Aland (Hong Kong), a company producing vitamin C in Mainland China. DSM announced in April 2014 that...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/china/DSM-completes-acquisition-of-Chinese-vitamin-C-producer-Aland_69041.html
March 31, 2015
LG Chem (Seoul), South Korea’s largest chemical company, today announced that it will invest $100 million to expand thin film transistor (TFT)–LCD polarizer production at...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/china/LG-Chem-to-invest-$100-million-to-expand-TFT-LCD-polarizer-production-in-China_69039.html
March 30, 2015
Canpotex (Saskatoon, SK), the potash export cartel representing Agrium, Mosaic, and PotashCorp, said today that it has finalized potash supply contracts for 2015 with all of its major...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/china/Canpotex-reaches-agreement-with-Chinese-potash-customers_69013.html
March 30, 2015
Kuraray said today that it will dissolve its glass laminating solutions (GLS) division as part of organizational changes slated to be implemented as of 1 July. The company says it is...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_asia/japan/Kuraray-consolidates-units-after-acquiring-PVB-film-business_69009.html
March 30, 2015
LG Chem (Seoul) says that it has been selected by automotive company Daimler (Stuttgart, Germany) to supply lithium-ion (Li-ion) batteries for Daimler’s Smart-brand electric...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_asia/korea/LG-Chem-to-supply-Li-ion-batteries-for-Daimlers-electric-vehicles_69000.html
March 27, 2015
PetroChina’s refining and chemicals business segment recorded an operating loss of 23.6 billion renminbi ($3.79 billion) in 2014 compared with an operating loss of Rmb24.4...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/china/PetroChinas-chemicals-business-loss-narrows_68982.html
March 27, 2015
Shiseido (Tokyo), a leading cosmetics player, said today that it will establish a new research facility at Yokohama, Japan. On 26 March, the city granted Shiseido permission to acquire...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_asia/japan/Shiseido-to-set-up-innovation-center-at-Yokohama_68975.html
March 27, 2015
Sika (Baar, Switzerland) says that it has agreed to acquire Construction Technologies Australia (CTA; Crestmead), one of the leading suppliers of tile adhesives and associated mortar...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/india_pakistan/Sika-acquires-Australian-tile-adhesives-firm_68958.html
March 27, 2015
DSM says that it has opened a nutrition innovation center in Singapore to develop products for the food, beverage, and dietary supplement industries. Fully integrated into a...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/southeast_asia/singapore/DSM-opens-nutrition-innovation-center-in-Singapore_68955.html
March 27, 2015
Styrolution, the styrenics subsidiary of Ineos, anticipates the demand for all grades of styrenic resins to experience relatively strong demand as a result of replenishment along the...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/china/NPE2015-Styrolution-anticipates-demand-for-styrenic-resins-to-remain-strong_68894.html
March 26, 2015
Although China accounts for the world's largest para-xylene (p-xylene) capacity, it will still need to import more than half of this capacity for the foreseeable future, according to...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/china/IHS-WPC-2015-China-to-keep-importing-p-xylene-as-production-and-demand-grows_68935.html
March 26, 2015
Singapore’s petrochemical production in February contracted 4.6% year-on-year (YOY), but the overall chemicals cluster remained unchanged YOY, the Economic Development Board...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/southeast_asia/singapore/Singapores-petrochemical-output-in-February-shrinks-4-6-percent-YOY-EDB_68928.html
March 26, 2015
Momentive Performance Materials has appointed Langjin Silicones as the master distributor of GE construction sealants in China. Momentive is the exclusive licensee of GE sealants...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/china/Momentive-appoints-Langjin-as-distributor-of-GE-construction-sealants-in-China_68919.html
March 25, 2015
Clariant has inaugurated a new manufacturing facility—acquired through its recent acquisition of health-care packaging company VitaPac (Dongguan, China)—at the Dongguan...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/china/Clariant-inaugurates-packaging-facility-in-southeast-China_68895.html
March 25, 2015
Belaruskali (Solihorsk, Belarus) has signed a new potash contract with China covering the first half of this year at $315/m.t. The price is down on what other major potash producers...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/china/Belaruskali-potash-contract-with-China-upsets-negotiations_68878.html
March 25, 2015
Mitsubishi Chemical says that it has developed the world’s first biobased polycarbonate diol, a type of high-performance polyol, and will begin market development and sales for...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_asia/japan/Mitsubishi-Chemical-develops-worlds-first-biobased-polycarbonate-diol_68877.html
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