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May 14, 2014
Anti-China protesters broke into the nylon-6 production site of Formosa Chemicals & Fibre Corp., a subsidiary of Formosa Plastics Group (Taipei), at Nhon Trach, Dong Nai Province...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/engineering_plastics/nylon/Protesters-storm-Formosa-nylon-6-plant-in-Vietnam_61063.html
May 12, 2014
Styrolution (Frankfurt), a joint venture between BASF and Ineos, has inaugurated a line for the high-performance styrenic specialty product Absolan at the jv's Katol, India, site...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/engineering_plastics/acrylonitrile_butadiene_styrene_san/Styrolution-completes-SAN-capacity-expansion-at-site-in-India_60990.html
May 9, 2014
BASF says it is offering a high-performance nylon derived from renewable raw materials under the company's Ultramid brand. The product is based on certified biomass. The resulting...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/engineering_plastics/nylon/BASF-introduces-nylon-derived-from-biomass_60962.html
April 30, 2014
Kraton Performance Polymers (Houston) reports a first-quarter 2014 net loss of $7.9 million versus a loss of $3.7 million in the year-ago period. Sales totaled $312 million, down 8% year-on-year. Adjusted earnings of 46 cts/share came in 40% above the analysts’ consensus estimate of 33 cts/share....
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/engineering_plastics/high_temperature_polymers/Kraton-adjusted-earnings-beat-estimates-by-40-percent_60696.html
April 29, 2014
Honeywell Resins and Chemicals announced today that it will expand production capacity at its Chesterfield, VA, facility to meet demand for high-grade nylon polymers for packaging film...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/engineering_plastics/nylon/Honeywell-to-expand-nylon-capacity-at-Chesterfield_60662.html
April 25, 2014
Invista and Solvay announced today that they have signed a settlement agreement resolving disputes related to adiponitrile (ADN) intellectual property and technology used in their...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/engineering_plastics/nylon/Invista-Solvay-settle-adiponitrile-dispute_60558.html
April 8, 2014
Western European demand for fiber-grade nylon chip improved in the first quarter of 2014, and volumes grew by 2–4% from the same period last year, according to IHS Chemical's...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/engineering_plastics/nylon/Nylon-demand-improves-in-Europe-tracking-automotive-growth_60173.html
April 3, 2014
Grupa Azoty (Tarnów, Poland) is launching investments in the plastics and fertilizers segments, the company announced. The company will build additional nylon-6 production and...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/engineering_plastics/nylon/Grupa-Azoty-announces-expansion-of-nylon-6-production-fertilizer-granulation-capacity_60039.html
April 3, 2014
Lanxess says it is collaborating with EconCore (Leuven, Belgium) to develop new thermoplastic sandwich materials for lightweight construction. The objective of the collaboration is to...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/engineering_plastics/nylon/Lanxess-joins-with-EconCore-to-develop-nylon-sandwich-materials_60040.html
March 26, 2014
Invista announced today that it has broken ground on a new hexamethylenediamine (HMD) and nylon-6,6, polymer plants at the Shanghai Chemical Industry Park. These are a part of...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/engineering_plastics/nylon/Invista-breaks-ground-on-Shanghai-nylon-66-expansion_59843.html
March 20, 2014
Trinseo, formerly Styron, filed for an initial public offering worth up to $200 million today, nearly three years after the company filed for a $400 million that never commenced...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/engineering_plastics/acrylonitrile_butadiene_styrene_san/Trinseo-refiles-for-IPO_59621.html
March 7, 2014
Brazil's antitrust authority CADE (Brasilia) has approved without restrictions a joint venture between Braskem and Styrolution (Frankfurt) to build an acrylonitrile butadiene stryrene...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/engineering_plastics/acrylonitrile_butadiene_styrene_san/Brazils-antitrust-authority-approves-Braskem-Styrolution-ABS-venture_59404.html
March 6, 2014
BASF has expanded production capacities for the company's Ultramid C–branded nylon copolymer for flexible food packaging films at  Ludwigshafen, BASF announced today. The...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/engineering_plastics/nylon/BASF-completes-nylon-expansion-at-Ludwigshafen_59366.html
February 27, 2014
Styrolution (Frankfurt), the global leading producer of styrenics jointly owned by BASF and Ineos, today announced record profits for 2013. Ebitda before special items for the...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/engineering_plastics/acrylonitrile_butadiene_styrene_san/Styrolution-posts-record-profit-on-strong-styrene-PS-margins-optimistic-for-2014_59151.html
February 12, 2014
Nexam (Lund, Sweden) and BASF have developed a cross-linkable nylon-6,6 and agreed to initiate the commercialization phase for the compound, Nexam announced. Nexam has awarded BASF...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/engineering_plastics/nylon/Nexam-BASF-establish-partnership-for-cross-linkable-nylon-66-compound-commercialization_58769.html
February 11, 2014
Archer Daniels Midland  (ADM) says it has made a $25-million equity investment in Rennovia (Menlo Park, CA), a start-up developing catalytic processes for producing chemicals from...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/engineering_plastics/nylon/ADM-invests-in-biobased-nylon-start-up_58745.html
January 14, 2014
Solvay Specialty Polymers Italy (Milan), a wholly owned subsidiary of Solvay; and Biesterfeld Plastic (Hamburg) have reached an agreement for Biesterfeld Nordic (Malmö...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/engineering_plastics/high_temperature_polymers/Biesterfeld-to-distribute-Solvays-polysulfones-in-Nordic-region_57955.html
December 19, 2013
Invista plans to become a significant supplier of nylon-12, building its position on a new monomer technology, the company announced on 18 December. Invista says it will soon employ...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/engineering_plastics/nylon/Invista-plans-to-produce-nylon-12_57518.html
November 15, 2013
Sabic Innovative Plastics (Pittsfield, MA), a wholly owned subsidiary of Sabic, will be consolidating its acrylonitrile butadiene styrene (ABS) operations in the United States, closing...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/engineering_plastics/acrylonitrile_butadiene_styrene_san/Sabic-announces-closure-of-ABS-plant-consolidation-of-US-ABS-activities_56729.html
October 31, 2013
Styrolution plans to add a production line for alpha-methyl styrene acrylonitrile (Amsan), a heat-resistance modifier, at its site in Altamira, Mexico, the company announced on 30 October....
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/engineering_plastics/acrylonitrile_butadiene_styrene_san/Styrolution-to-add-Amsan-line-in-Altamira_56314.html
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