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October 4, 2013Lyondell Chemie Nederland, a subsidiary of LyondellBasell Industries; and Oiltanking Stolthaven Antwerp have signed a 10-year agreement for the storage and handling of glacial acetic...
May 22, 2013Celanese says it plans to launch a sale process for its acetic anhydride plant at Roussillon, France, and its vinyl acetate monomer (VAM) plant at Tarragona, Spain. Celanese says it is...
May 21, 2013Ineos and Solvay have confirmed CW’s exclusive report that they are forming a vinyls joint venture (CW, May 6, p. 7)....
April 10, 2013The first phase goes online in early 2015....
April 4, 2013LyondellBasell Industries has licensed its Lupotech T and Lupotech A process technologies to Jiangsu Sailboat Petrochemical (JSPC; Lianyungang, China) for a low-density...
December 19, 2012Ineos says it has renewed an agreement with BP for the supply of acetic acid feedstock to Ineos's vinyl acetate monomer (VAM) plant at the Saltend Chemicals Park in Hull, UK. BP...
July 6, 2012Arkema says it has finalized the previously announced divestment of its vinyl products activities to the Klesch Group (Geneva). The newly created vinyls company is called Kem One...
May 11, 2012Celanese announced a price increase of its polymer emulsions sold in Europe, Africa, and the Mideast to €80/m.t. ($104/m.t.), effective June 1. The increase includes all vinyl...
January 18, 2012Arkema says it will withdraw the Evatane 33-15 and Lotryl 14MG02 grades from its Evatane and Lotryl functional polyolefin ranges. Evatane 33-15 is an ethylene vinyl acetate (EVA)-based...
January 16, 2012Topping the headlines last week, Westlake has made a $1.1 billion unsolicited bid to by rival vinyls maker Georgia Gulf. The bid values Georgia Gulf at $30/share, 22% higher than the...