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October 6, 2015Invista says it is restructuring its Orange, TX, site to improve its competitiveness. The company’s plans include shutting down the site’s 215,000-m.t./year adipic acid plant and laying off 75 of the site’s 600 workers....
September 30, 2015BASF has lifted the force majeure it had declared on hexamethylenediamine (HMD), AH salt, and nylon-6,6 polymer and the resulting force majeure declaration for nylon-6,6...
September 24, 2015Grupa Azoty, Poland’s major chemicals producer, on Monday held a groundbreaking ceremony for a 320-million zlotych ($85.5 million) nylon-6 manufacturing complex at Tarnów...
August 20, 2015Solvay's specialty polymers segment, headquartered at Alpharetta, GA, and a leading global supplier of thermoplastics, on Thursday announced a new licensing agreement that enables RTP...
July 28, 2015Yara International (Oslo) and BASF broke ground Monday on a previously announced world-scale ammonia plant at the BASF site in Freeport, TX. As part of the project, Yara will...
July 20, 2015Hanwha Chemical (Seoul) has merged its Hanwha Compound and Hanwha Next subsidiaries under the Hanwha Compound business, according to local news reports. The combined entity will...
July 8, 2015BASF says it will begin increasing the price for caprolactam and nylon-6 polymer by 10 cts/lb in North America, effective 15 July or as contracts allow. Effective 1 August or as...
July 6, 2015The LEGO Group (Billund, Denmark), maker of the LEGO brick toys, has announced an investment of 1 billion Danish kroner ($147.8 million) to research developing and implementing new...
June 30, 2015SCG Packaging (Bangkok) has acquired an 80% stake in a Vietnamese flexible packaging company, its parent Siam Cement (Bangkok) said Tuesday. TC Flexible Packaging...
June 18, 2015Evonik Industries says that it has made a venture capital investment in Wiivv Wearables (Vancouver). The minority investment was made jointly with financial investor Formation 8 (Palo...