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February 15, 2016
Asahi Glass says it has begun shipping polyvinyl chloride (PVC) from the Anyer plant at Cilegon, Indonesia, following completion of an expansion program at PT Asahimas Chemical. The...
February 11, 2016
Ercros (Barcelona) says it will cut its chlor-alkali capacity by 55% from 2018. The company will maintain a presence in the market for chlorine and caustic soda with production at its...
February 11, 2016
Inovyn, the Ineos-Solvay chlorvinyls joint venture has placed orders for additional major plant items for its previously announced large scale potassium hydroxide (KOH) production...
February 3, 2016
Olin reports a net loss for the fourth quarter of $59.3 million, down from earnings of $12.8 million in the year-ago period. Sales totaled $1.267 billion, up from $500 million on the acquisition of Dow’s chlorine products business in October 2015. Adjusted earnings of 31 cts/share beat the average analyst estimate of 20 cts/share as compiled by Thomson Reuters (New York)....
February 1, 2016
Ercros (Barcelona) has announced a program to attract other companies to build manufacturing plants and other facilities, creating employment, at Ercros’s production site at...
January 29, 2016
Westlake Chemical’s (Houston) $2.9-billion bid for Axiall (Atlanta) is low, says analyst Hassan Ahmed of Alembic Global Advisors (New York). Although the $20/share offer represents a premium over 100%, Axiall has been deeply undervalued by the stock market, Ahmed says....
January 29, 2016
Covestro is testing an innovative technology for recycling saline-process wastewater in polycarbonate production. On Friday, the federal minister for the environment, Barbara...
January 15, 2016
AkzoNobel and Evonik Industries have broken ground on a previously announced joint venture project to make chlorine and caustic potash (KOH) at AkzoNobel's Ibbenbüren, Germany...
December 1, 2015
Production activities at Braskem's steam cracker at Santo Andre, Brazil, part of the Grande ABC chemical cluster in São Paulo State, have resumed, the company says. As a result...
November 3, 2015
Olin reports third-quarter income of $5.9 million, down 77% year-on-year (YOY), on sales of $533.6 million, down 10% YOY. Adjusted earnings of 27 cts/share missed the mean analyst estimate of 32 cts/share compiled by Thomson Reuters (New York). Olin says it may idle or permanently close 250,000–450,000 m.t./year of chlor-alkali capacity. The company plans to provide details in the first quarter of 2016....
November 2, 2015
AkzoNobel and Evonik Industries have formed an equally owned production joint venture, Neolyse Ibbenbüren, for a previously announced chlor-alkali project at Ibbenbüren...
October 6, 2015
BASF will more than double its chlorine capacity based on membrane-cell technology. The company will add 250,000 m.t./year capacity to the existing membrane-cell process plant at the...
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