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January 19, 2015
Asahi Kasei says that its Asahi Kasei Chemicals (AKC) subsidiary will construct a validation plant at the Mizushima manufacturing complex at Kurashiki, Japan, for its newly developed...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/Asahi-Kasei-to-build-validation-plant-to-produce-diphenyl-carbonate-using-new-process_66960.html
January 19, 2015
Kemira says that it has relocated its global oil and mining headquarters from Helsinki to Houston. In addition to the new office, Kemira is opening a technical service laboratory close...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/Kemira-relocates-global-oil-and-mining-headquarters-to-Houston_66959.html
January 19, 2015
The European market for styrene is the weakest regional market worldwide for spot material, and ongoing sluggish domestic demand is prompting sellers to take a fresh look at export...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/Europes-styrene-producers-look-for-export-opportunities_66966.html
January 19, 2015
Brazil's chemical trade deficit totaled about $31.2 billion in 2014—approximately $400 million below estimates disclosed by the country's chemical industry association (Abiquim...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/Brazils-chemical-trade-deficit-down-2-4-percent-in-2014_66968.html
January 19, 2015
PPG Industries says that David Navikas, senior v.p./strategic planning and corporate development, will retire on 1 March. Navikas joined PPG as controller in 1995 and was elected v.p...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/PPG-senior-v-p-to-retire_66958.html
January 19, 2015
UAC Global (Bangkok) plans to establish a subsidiary to take over the assets of Advance Polymers & Chemicals (APC; Bangkok) for about 730.0 million baht ($22.4 million), the...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/UAC-Global-plans-to-acquire-Advance-Polymers-assets_66955.html
January 19, 2015
Albany Molecular Research Inc. (AMRI; Albany) says that it has received a 10-year federal contract award from the National Institutes of Health (NIH; Bethesda, MD) for drug development...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/AMRI-receives-NIH-contract-for-drug-development-and-manufacturing-services_66967.html
January 16, 2015
Reliance Industries says net profits for the company’s fiscal third quarter, ended 31 December 2014, decreased 4.5% compared with the same period of the previous fiscal year, to...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/Reliance-Industries-reports-fall-in-profits_66941.html
January 16, 2015
National Fertilizers Ltd. (NFL), Engineers India, and Fertilizer Corporation of India earlier this week signed an agreement to form a joint venture to construct a fertilizer complex...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/Indian-firms-form-joint-venture-to-build-fertilizer-complex_66928.html
January 16, 2015
Braskem has completed investing about 50.0 million reais ($18.9 million) at the Camaçari petrochemical cluster in Bahia, Brazil, to expand production capacity for linear...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/Braskem-completes-metallocene-LLDPE-expansion-in-Brazil_66927.html
January 16, 2015
South Korea's benzene exports surged 35% in 2014 versus 2013 as new aromatics plants started operations, Korea Customs Service statistics show. About 1.88 million m.t. was exported...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/South-Koreas-2014-benzene-exports-surged-35-percent-on-plant-start-ups_66925.html
January 16, 2015
Japan's ethylene production totaled 631,200 m.t. in December 2014, up 1.5% from 622,000 m.t. in the previous December, according to figures released by the Ministry of Economy, Trade...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/Japans-ethylene-production-up-1-5-percent-in-December_66923.html
January 16, 2015
Declining crude oil futures, ample supply, and weaker propylene prices in Asia are maintaining downward pressure on the US market for propylene. The continued weakness, which follows...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/Weak-fundamentals-persist-for-propylene-in-the-US_66922.html
January 16, 2015
Synthomer (Harlow, UK), a producer of synthetic and natural rubber latices and specialty emulsion polymers today said in its trading update for 2014 that trading and profitability have...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/Synthomer-gives-trading-update-new-CEO-to-join-this-month_66921.html
January 16, 2015
Ube Industries announced today that it has bought a majority stake in Advanced Electrolyte Technologies (AET; Midland, MI) and intends to raise its stake further by end of March. AET...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/Ube-Industries-buys-Dow-out-of-electrolytes-joint-venture_66919.html
January 16, 2015
Higher production, fewer turnarounds, and a plant restart enabled South Korea to export 1.42 million m.t. of styrene to China in 2014, a 22% spike from 1.16 million m.t. in 2013, Korea...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/South-Koreas-styrene-exports-to-China-jumped-in-2014-on-higher-operating-rates-fewer-turnarounds_66917.html
January 16, 2015
Clariant announced today that it has acquired privately owned deicing specialist Aerochem (Stockholm). Aerochem is a leading supplier of deicing fluids to the aviation and railway...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/Clariant-acquires-Swedish-deicing-firm-Aerochem_66914.html
January 16, 2015
Following an announcement Wednesday that Qatar Petroleum (QP) and Shell are halting work on their $6.5-billion Al Karaana joint venture project, Qatar announced today that it is...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/Qatar-may-replace-Shell-with-other-partners-in-petchems-project_66898.html
January 15, 2015
The ongoing failure of Asia's monthly para-xylene (p-xylene) contract price mechanism to reach a settlement is creating frustration in Europe, which has historically relied on Asia to...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/Delays-to-Asia-p-xylene-contract-settlements-cause-frustration-in-Europe_66860.html
January 15, 2015
Versalis, the chemicals subsidiary of ENI (Rome), has announced the temporary restart of the company's naphtha cracker at Porto Marghera, Italy, as part of a supply agreement with...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/Versalis-confirms-restart-of-Porto-Marghera-cracker-to-supply-Shell_66850.html
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