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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...