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December 8, 2011Koppers Holdings says it will close its carbon black manufacturing facility at Kurnell, Australia. Capacity details of the plant were not disclosed. The decision was made as a result...
October 28, 2011This Week on CW: Third-quarter earnings at chemical firms were mostly strong despite the weak economy. U.S. basic and diversified firms generally experienced rising sales and profits...
October 25, 2011The Ministry of Commerce (Mofcom; Beijing) says that China will impose antidumping duties on imports of caprolactam from the U.S. and European Union (EU), for five years starting...
September 23, 2011Perstorp (Perstorp, Sweden) says it has doubled caprolactone production capacity at its Warrington, U.K. facility. Terms were not disclosed. Caprolactones are used in a range of...
March 9, 2011Lanxess says it is investing €20 million ($28 million) to expand its global compounding capacity, including a new facility at Gastonia, NC and a project to double capacity at a joint venture site at Hamm-Uentrop, Germany....
January 27, 2011The Ministry of Commerce (Mofcom; Beijing) announced its preliminary ruling on the previously announced antidumping investigation into imports of caprolactam from the U.S. and European...
January 20, 2011DSM says its DSM Engineering Plastics unit has agreed to form two joint ventures with KuibyshevAzot (KA; Togliatti, Russia) in which DSM will hold a majority stake. In addition, DSM...
September 30, 2010Ube Industries says that its Ube Chemicals Asia (Bangkok) subsidiary will increase the production capacity for caprolactam and nylon at Rayong, Thailand, to meet the rising demand in...
September 23, 2010DSM (Heerlen, the Netherlands), today announced major targets under the company's DSM In Motion strategy, which replaces the Vision 2010 program. The company has also announced the...
April 26, 2010The investigation targets imports from the U.S. and EU....