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January 3, 2011
PolyOne says it has acquired Uniplen Industria de Polimeros (Uniplen), a Sao Paulo, Brazil-based producer of engineered materials and thermoplastics distributor for $21 million....
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/engineering_plastics/thermoplastic_polyester/PolyOne-Buys-Brazilian-Thermoplastics-Firm_31881.html
December 20, 2010
Rhodia says it has agreed to acquire PI Polymer, the engineering plastics compounding business of chemical manufacturer PI Industries Ltd. (Udaipur, India). Financial terms were not...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/engineering_plastics/nylon/Rhodia-Buys-Plastics-Compounder-in-India_31724.html
December 13, 2010
Evonik Industries says it plans to construct world-scale isophorone and isophorone diamine plant in Asia, with production scheduled to start up in 2013. Plant location details were not...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/engineering_plastics/high_temperature_polymers/Evonik-to-Build-World-Scale-Isophorones-Plant-in-Asia_31558.html
December 9, 2010
Bayer MaterialScience plans to invest about €1 billion by 2016 to increase capacity at its manufacturing complex at Caojing, China near Shanghai. Capacities for methylene...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/engineering_plastics/polycarbonate/Bayer-MaterialScience-to-Double-MDI-and-PC-Capacity-at-Shanghai_31464.html
December 8, 2010
Rhodia has declared force majeure on adipic acid, KA oil, nylon salt, and down its polymer range at its Chalampé, France site. Rhodia cites “sudden failures of utilities...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/engineering_plastics/nylon/Rhodia-Declares-Force-Majeure-on-Adipic-Acid_31420.html
November 26, 2010
The European Union (EU) has banned polycarbonate that contains bisphenol A (BPA) in baby feeding bottles from June 1, 2011. The ruling has been made due to health concerns relating to...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/engineering_plastics/polycarbonate/Europe-Bans-Bisphenol-A-in-Baby-Bottles-from-Mid-2011_31209.html
November 26, 2010
Roquette (Lestrem, France), the world’s fourth largest producer of starch, says it plans to start producing commercial volumes of a range of bioplasticisers and biopolymers...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/engineering_plastics/polycarbonate/Roquette-Develops-Low-Toxicity-Bio-Alternatives-to-Phthalates-Bisphenol-A_31207.html
November 22, 2010
Arkema says it plans to triple capacity at Changshu, China for the company's Rilsan biosourced nylon-11 and Rilsamid nylon-12 engineering plastics. The project involves construction of...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/engineering_plastics/nylon/Arkema-to-Triple-Polymerization-Capacity-at-Chinese-Site_31126.html
November 19, 2010
An amendment seeking to ban the use of bisphenol A (BPA) in baby products such as bottles and sippy cups has been blocked, says the measure’s sponsor Senator Dianne Feinstein...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/engineering_plastics/polycarbonate/Federal-Ban-on-Bisphenol-A-in-Baby-Products-Fails-in-U-S-Senate_31083.html
November 4, 2010
Eastman Chemical says it has entered into a joint venture with thermoplastics manufacturer Mazzucchelli 1849 (Castiglione Olona, Italy) to produce compounded cellulose diacetate (CDA)...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/engineering_plastics/thermoplastic_polyester/Eastman-Forms-Cellulose-Diacetate-JV-in-China_30730.html
November 1, 2010
Eastman Chemical says it will boost production capacity of cellulose triacetate (CTA)—a key intermediate used to produce polarized films used in liquid crystal displays...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/engineering_plastics/polyacetal/Eastman-to-Boost-Cellulose-Triacetate-Capacity-at-Kingsport_30657.html
October 29, 2010
Solvay says it is putting a major focus on the devolopment of bio-based products under the company's commitment to sustainability. Solvay Advanced Polymers (SAP; Alphareta,GA) has...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/engineering_plastics/nylon/K2010-Solvay-Focuses-on-Bio-Based-Businesses-Concludes-Deal-with-Mitsubishi-Gas-Chemical_30603.html
October 28, 2010
Evonik Industries says it will invest €1.6 billion over five years to grow its performance polymers and plastics additives business by an average of 5%/year, to reach €2.7...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/engineering_plastics/nylon/K2010-Evonik-Commits-to-Polymers-with-&euro1-6-Billion-Investment_30549.html
October 7, 2010
Dow Chemical says it has closed the sale of its 50% stake in the LG Dow Polycarbonate joint venture to LG Chem, for an undisclosed price. LG Dow Polycarbonate, a 50-50 joint venture of...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/engineering_plastics/polycarbonate/Dow-Sells-Stake-in-LG-Dow-Joint-Venture-to-LG-Chem_29953.html
October 1, 2010
The European Food Safety Authority (EFSA; Brussels) has concluded it could not identify any new evidence that would lead it to revise the current Tolerable Daily Intake (TDI) for...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/engineering_plastics/polycarbonate/European-Authorities-Will-Not-Revise-Bisphenol-A-Regulations_29910.html
September 30, 2010
Ube Industries says that its Ube Chemicals Asia (Bangkok) subsidiary will increase the production capacity for caprolactam and nylon at Rayong, Thailand, to meet the rising demand in...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/engineering_plastics/nylon/Ube-to-Increase-Capacity-for-Caprolactam-and-Nylon-in-Thailand-Open-Nylon-6-Facility_29873.html
September 23, 2010
 Sabic Innovative Plastics has opened its second polyetherimide (PEI) resin plant at Cartagena, Spain. The $300-million plant represents a 35% increase in Sabic's PEI capacity...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/engineering_plastics/high_temperature_polymers/Sabic-Opens-Polyetherimide-Plant-in-Spain_29714.html
September 20, 2010
Bayer says it has developed “extensive” technology know-how and a wide range of polymeric films used for printing electronics. The company, in particular, is targeting...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/engineering_plastics/polycarbonate/Bayer-Rolls-Out-Printed-Polymer-Films-for-Electronics_29637.html
September 8, 2010
Performance Fibers (Charlotte, NC) says it will double capacity for polyester fiber and fabric at its Kaiping, China facility in order to meet "strong demand" from China and...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/engineering_plastics/thermoplastic_polyester/Performance-Fibers-Doubles-Capacity-in-China_29328.html
September 2, 2010
Uhde Inventa-Fischer has signed a contract with Hangzhou Hangding Nylon Tech. Co., a subsidiary of Sanding Holding Group, to build a nylon 6 polymerization plant. The facility will be...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/engineering_plastics/nylon/Uhde-Inventa-Fischer-Awarded-Nylon-6-Plant-Contract-in-China_29163.html
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