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July 27, 2009The business posted a 19% drop in segment profit, to $150 million, on a 28% decline in revenues, to $1.048 billion. Segment margin in specialty materials increased 150 basis points to 14.3% due to the positive impact of cost savings, Honeywell says...
July 12, 2009International Finance Corporation (IFC; Washington), a member of the World Bank group, says it has agreed to provide KuibyshevAzot (Togliatti, Russia), a chemicals manufacturer, with a...
July 1, 2009Mitsubishi Corp. and Ube Industries say that the world’s first Clean Development Mechanism (CDM) project to reduce nitrous oxide (N2O), being jointly developed by the two...
June 1, 2009Mitsubishi Chemical says it will exit the caprolactam and styrene monomer businesses within the next two years as it restructures its petrochemicals businesses. “The...
May 22, 2009Braskem (São Paulo) says it has suspended caprolactam production at Camaçari, Brazil, and that it will temporarily deactivate the product’s manufacturing unit due...
May 15, 2009Braskem (São Paulo) says it has decided to suspend the production of caprolactam, and temporarily deactivate the product’s manufacturing unit located at Camaçari...
April 22, 2009A signing ceremony for the study has taken place in Saudi Arabia....
March 6, 2009Prices U.S.: 65 cts-70 cts/lb, exports EUROPE: €1,290-€1,340/m.t., contract ASIA: $1,250-$1,250/m.t., spot Outlook Global demand for caprolactam reached about 3.9 million...
December 18, 2008The agreement covers a range of products....
October 27, 2008BASF says it has reduced production of caprolactam worldwide by 35% in response to lower demand and steep rises in energy and raw material costs. The company, one of the leading...
October 17, 2008BASF says it has reduced production of caprolactam worldwide by 35% in response to lower demand, and steep rises in raw material and energy costs. The company, one of the leading...
September 17, 2008Lanxess says it will invest about €35 million ($49.4 million) to boost caprolactam capacity by 10%, to 220,000 m.t./year by 2010, at its Antwerp facility. The investment will also...
August 20, 2007China Petrochemical Development Corp. (CPDC; Taipei) says it has received preliminary approval from the Chinese authorities to build a chemical complex in Hebei Province. CPDC plans to...
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