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October 29, 2012
Petronas Chemicals Group (PCG; Kuala Lumpur) says it plans to exit the vinyls business, closing production plants in Malaysia and divesting a plant in Vietnam. The move reflects PCG's...
October 4, 2012
Lubrizol says it will build a resin and compounding manufacturing facility at Deer Park, TX—expanding its capacity for building and construction customers globally. The company...
May 1, 2012
Westlake reported first quarter 2012 net income of $87.8 million, up 4.8% from the year-ago quarter on lower feedstock costs, improved demand, and high operating rates. Sales increased...
February 1, 2012
Westlake has increased its bid for Georgia Gulf by 17%, to $35/share, or about $1.29 billion. Westlake will also pay a portion of the consideration to Georgia Gulf shareholders in...
January 16, 2012
Topping 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...
January 9, 2012
A regional court at Trencin, Slovakia has approved the sale of bankrupt chemicals and polymers producer Novacke Chemicke Zavody (NCHZ; Novaky, Slovakia) to Via Chem (Prague), press...
December 16, 2011
Asahi Glass (Tokyo), Adeka Corp. (Tokyo), and Kaneka (Osaka), plan to exit their two joint ventures with Shin-Etsu Chemical and Mitsubishi Chemical - Kashima Chlorine & Alkali...
August 4, 2011
Ineos Technologies has been selected by Qingdao Haijng Chemical (Group) to provide its process technologies for the production of vinyl chloride monomer (VCM) and suspension polyvinyl...
June 29, 2011
Pemex has announced plans to form a $556-million vinyl chloride monomer (VCM) manufacturing joint venture with Mexichem (Pajaritos, Mexico), a producer of polyvinyl chloride (PVC)...
June 1, 2011
The Ministry of Economic Development (Rome) was the venue last Friday of the latest meeting to discuss the increasingly bleak outlook for Vinyls Italia (Porto Marghera), a manufacturer...
April 18, 2011
Doubts over the future of Vinyls Italia (Porto Marghera), the stricken manufacturer of polyvinyl chloride (PVC) and vinyl chloride monomer (VCM), grew last weekend with an announcement...
March 9, 2011
The sale of Vinyls Italia, the troubled manufacturer of polyvinyl chloride (PVC) and vinyl chloride monomer (VCM), has still to be concluded, despite hopes expressed late last year by...
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