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January 6, 2015
Tsutomu Tannowa, president and CEO of Mitsui Chemicals, in a New Year’s message, says that the company is targeting operating profits of ¥60.0 billion ($505.7 million) in...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_asia/japan/Mitsui-Chemicals-targets-operating-profits-of-¥100-billion-in-2020_66576.html
January 6, 2015
Henkel says that it has opened its first Asia/Pacific Loctite Impregnation Service Center at Suzhou, China. With this new service center, Henkel brings its impregnation technology from...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/china/Henkel-opens-technical-service-center-in-China_66573.html
January 6, 2015
Indorama Ventures (Bangkok) announced today that its Singapore subsidiary has established a wholly owned packaging business in Myanmar.  "Indorama Ventures believes that...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/southeast_asia/singapore/Indoramas-Singapore-unit-establishes-packaging-firm-in-Myanmar_66572.html
January 6, 2015
Yeochun NCC (YNCC; Seoul) has been feeding 10% liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) into the company's No. 1 naphtha cracker at Yeosu, South Korea, since 1 January, a source close to the...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_asia/korea/Yeochun-NCCs-No-1-cracker-starts-using-10-percent-LPG_66570.html
January 6, 2015
China has canceled its system of quotas that restrict exports of rare earths in order to comply with a World Trade Organization (WTO; Geneva) ruling, press reports say. WTO, in August...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/china/China-cancels-rare-earth-export-quotas_66569.html
January 5, 2015
SRF (Gurgaon), a leading Indian manufacturer of hydrofluorocarbon (HFC) refrigerants, has acquired the global HFC-134a pharmaceutical propellant gases business of DuPont for $20...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/india_pakistan/Indian-firm-acquires-DuPonts-Dymel-pharma-grade-HFC-134a-business_66538.html
January 5, 2015
Nippon Shokubai, in a New Year’s message to its employees on 5 January, said that it will make a final decision this year about investments to expand the production capacity of...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_asia/japan/Nippon-Shokubai-to-make-final-decision-on-SAP-expansion_66550.html
January 2, 2015
Hyosung Corp. (Seoul), the world’s largest producer of spandex fiber, says it plans to expand capacity at its plant in Guangdong Province, China by more than 14%. The expansion...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/china/Hyosung-to-hike-spandex-production-capacity-in-China_66536.html
December 31, 2014
Asian aromatics prices have lost much of their value in 2014, falling toward the end of December to about half of their levels one year ago, IHS Chemical data show. Prices have fallen...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_asia/taiwan/Aromatics-prices-have-fallen-by-half-in-Asia-during-2014_66509.html
December 31, 2014
FDA issued a warning letter on 19 December to the active pharmaceutical ingredient (API) and finished pharmaceutical manufacturing facilities of Novacyl Wuxi Pharmaceutical...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/china/FDA-issues-warning-letter-to-API-plant-in-China_66511.html
December 30, 2014
Hitoshi Ochi. Mitsubishi Chemical Holdings has named Hitoshi Ochi as president and CEO, effective 1 April 2015. Mitsubishi Chemical Holdings is the parent of Mitsubishi Chemical. Ochi...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_asia/japan/Mitsubishi-Chemical-Holdings-names-next-CEO_66475.html
December 30, 2014
R&P (Singapore), a polymer compounding company, says that it has licensed from ExxonMobil Chemical the technology to produce specialty polypropylene (PP) compounds to be marketed...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/southeast_asia/singapore/R-and-P-licenses-specialty-PP-compounds-technology-from-ExxonMobil-Chemical_66492.html
December 30, 2014
Formosa Petrochemical Corp. (FPC) plans to cut production runs at its three steam crackers at Mailiao, Taiwan, by 10% at the beginning of January, a source close to the company said...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_asia/taiwan/Formosa-Petrochemical-to-cut-cracker-runs-by-10-percent-from-January_66490.html
December 29, 2014
Reliance Industries says that it has scheduled a planned turnaround at its Nagothane, India, manufacturing site. The cracker and some of the downstream units will be shut for...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/india_pakistan/Reliance-plans-four-week-turnaround-of-Nagothane-cracker_66470.html
December 29, 2014
Lotte Chemical (Seoul) plans to shut its Daesan, South Korea, steam cracker between October 2015 and November 2015 for regular maintenance, a source close to the company said today...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_asia/korea/Lotte-Chemical-to-shut-Daesan-cracker-in-October-2015-for-maintenance_66472.html
December 25, 2014
Reliance Industries announced today that it has signed shipping agreements with Mitsui OSK Lines (MOL; Tokyo), one of the world’s largest shipping companies, for transporting...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/india_pakistan/Reliance-inks-shipping-deal-with-Mitsui-OSK-to-import-ethane-from-North-America_66466.html
December 24, 2014
Rashtriya Chemicals and Fertilizers (RCF; Mumbai) said today that it has signed two joint venture agreements with Gail India, Coal India, and Fertilizers Corporation of India to set up...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/india_pakistan/Indian-firms-sign-joint-venture-agreements-to-build-large-coal-based-fertilizer-complex_66457.html
December 24, 2014
Kuraray has unveiled a medium-term management plan covering the next three years. Kuraray is targeting sales of ¥650 billion ($5.4 billion) and operating profits of ¥90 billion...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_asia/japan/Kuraray-announces-business-plan-to-invest-$1-6-billion-in-three-years_66452.html
December 24, 2014
Nippon Shokubai says that it will establish a new wholly owned subsidiary called Nippon Shokubai Korea at Seongnam, South Korea on 1 April 2015. Nippon Shokubai Korea will mainly be...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_asia/korea/Nippon-Shokubai-to-establish-subsidiary-in-South-Korea_66442.html
December 23, 2014
UOP, a Honeywell subsidiary, says that Zhejiang Satellite Petrochemical (Jiaxing, China) became the first Chinese producer to start producing propylene using UOP C3 Oleflex process...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/china/China-commissions-first-of-14-planned-propylene-plants-using-UOP-technology_66424.html
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