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May 12, 2016
Honeywell announced today that it will spin off its $1.3-billion resins and chemicals business into a stand-alone, publicly traded company by early 2017. The new company, named...
May 9, 2016
JSR, Ube Industries, and Mitsubishi Rayon on Monday announced that they have reached a basic agreement to start negotiating merging their respective acrylonitrile butadiene styrene...
May 6, 2016
BASF has announced that it will increase prices for its Ultramid B nylon-6 and Ultramid C nylon-6/6,6 copolymer products by $100/m.t. in Asia/Pacific in order to restore its prices to...
May 6, 2016
Domo Chemicals (Zwijnaarde, Belgium) and Total Raffinerie Mitteldeutschland, a Total subsidiary, say they are investing an undisclosed sum, in the "double-digit millions" of...
April 28, 2016
Victrex (Thornton Cleveleys, UK), the leading producer of poletheretherketone (PEEK), said on Thursday that it has entered into a consent decree with the US Federal Trade Commission...
April 27, 2016
Toray Industries, Mitsui & Co. and Hexagon Composites entered into an agreement on 25 April to study a joint venture to manufacture and sell carbon fiber reinforced high-pressure...
April 25, 2016
Solvay Engineering Plastics, a world leader in nylon-based performance materials, announced the creation of a dedicated part testing laboratory in Shanghai to support the growth of its...
April 18, 2016
Invista says it has started up a new 215,000 m.t./year hexamethylene diamine (HMDA) plant in Shanghai, part of a $1 billion nylon-6,6 project first announced in 2007, but  delayed until 2014 by the economic downturn....
April 4, 2016
Trinseo (Horgen, Switzerland) has increased April contract and spot prices for all grades of polystyrene (PS) and styrene copolymers in Europe. The increase for general-purpose PS (GPPS) and high-impact PS (HIPS) is €105/m.t. ($119.72); for acrylonitrile butadiene styrene resin, €120/m.t.; and for styrene acrylonitrile resins, €95/m.t....
March 28, 2016
SF says it is increasing European prices for all base polymer grades of nylon 6 and nylon 6,6, as well as caprolactam and adipic acid, by €120/m.t., effective immediately. “The increase is necessary in order to restore prices to a sustainable level,” says the company....
March 16, 2016
Engineering plastics producer Kolon Plastics (Gincheon, South Korea) and BASF on Wednesday agreed to establish a joint venture in South Korea to manufacture polyoxymethylene (POM)...
March 3, 2016
Evonik Industries is expanding its membrane business with an investment at its site at Lenzing/Schörfling, Austria. The investment will double the existing production capacities...
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