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April 15, 2009The complex is no longer economically viable, the company says....
April 9, 2009Linde says its Linde Gas (Hong Kong) subsidiary will establish a joint venture with Sinopec Sichuan Vinylon Works (SVW; Chongqing, China), a Sinopec subsidiary, to jointly build gas...
March 18, 2009Wacker Chemie says there is a lack of visibility in its markets due to the global economic crisis. "We don't know how long the crisis will last," said Rudolf Staudigl...
January 26, 2009Celanese says it may close its Pardies, France acetic acid and vinyl acetate monomer (VAM) production units and its Cangrejera, Mexico VAM plant due to “the significant change in...
October 27, 2008Dow Chemical says it is ending its vinyl acetate monomer (VAM) force majeure at Texas City, TX. The company says it made the declaration after an “unforeseen critical equipment...
October 22, 2008Dow Chemical says it is ending its vinyl acetate monomer (VAM) force majeure at Texas City...
September 30, 2008Financial market instability has created uncertainty in the outlook for the vinyl acetate monomer (VAM), as the chemical intermediate historically follows GDP growth, says Antulio...
April 2, 2008An ethylene pipeline is also included in the transaction....
January 22, 2008Ineos has agreed to buy BP’s ethyl acetate and vinyl acetate monomer (VAM) business in the U.K. for an undisclosed sum. BP put the business up for sale last year. The deal...
January 11, 2008Ineos says it has agreed to buy BP's ethyl acetate and vinyl acetate monomer (VAM) business in the U.K. for an undisclosed sum. BP put the business up for sale last year. The deal...
December 14, 2007Wacker-Chemie says it has agreed to acquire the shares it does not already own in two vinyl acetate ethylene-based emulsion polymer joint ventures with Air Products, for approximately...
December 11, 2007Wacker Chemie has agreed to buy Air Products’ interest in their vinyl acetate ethylene (VAE) polymers joint ventures. As part of the agreement, Air Products says it will receive full...
September 5, 2007The vinyl acetate monomer (VAM) market has continued to tighten in recent weeks due to production problems and plant turnarounds, analysts say. Dow Chemical says it will declare force...
August 7, 2007BP says it has declared force majeure on vinyl acetate monomer (VAM) at Hull, U.K. for July due to continuing production problems. BP produces 230,000 m.t./year of VAM at Hull...
July 25, 2007Celanese says it has agreed to form a joint venture in China to produce vinyl ester of neodecanoic acid. Celanese has agreed to form a 50-50 jv with Hebei Shield Technology Co., a...
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