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October 30, 2013
Sunil Kumar, former president and CEO of International Specialty Products (ISP), has teamed up with his daughter, Monica Kumar, to acquire Nylon Corp. of America (Nycoa; Manchester, NH). Terms of the deal were not released....
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/engineering_plastics/nylon/Sunil-Kumar-acquires-second-plastics-firm-Nycoa_56286.html
October 23, 2013
Arkema (Colombes, France) and Addiplast (Saint-Pal-de-Mons, France), a company specializing in the manufacture of specialty compounds, have signed an agreement whereby Arkema will...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/engineering_plastics/nylon/Arkema-to-supply-Addiplast-with-nylon-10-11-and-12_56110.html
October 23, 2013
Solvay has reached an agreement to acquire a financial interest in Aonix Advanced Materials (Ottawa, ON), a developer of advanced composite materials and manufacturing systems. Solvay...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/engineering_plastics/high_temperature_polymers/Solvay-to-acquire-stake-in-Canadian-thermoplastic-composites-firm_56108.html
October 16, 2013
K 2013, the world´s largest plastics exhibition, began today at Düsseldorf with a mood of cautious optimism. The triennial trade show’s current theme is Resource...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/engineering_plastics/polycarbonate/K-2013-More-customer-focus-and-solution-orientation_55980.html
October 16, 2013
Celanese commissioned a study that analyzes opportunities for the plastics industry to play a role in improving the infrastructure of fast-growing regions. The study concludes that...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/engineering_plastics/polyacetal/K-2013-Celanese-study-investigates-role-of-plastics-in-improving-infrastructure-in-developing-regions_55982.html
October 16, 2013
DSM has developed a special grade of its high-performance nylon-4T, for one of the first-ever integrated plastic holders for a light-emitting diode (LED) array, the company announced...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/engineering_plastics/nylon/K-2013-DSM-develops-special-grade-of-nylon-for-LED-applications_55979.html
October 16, 2013
DSM has joined the Lightweight Integrated Process Application (LIPA) Team, established to develop an industrial process for the manufacture of endless-fiber-reinforced advanced...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/engineering_plastics/nylon/K-2013-DSM-joins-team-developing-process-for-advanced-thermoplastic-composite-parts_55978.html
October 16, 2013
Ascend Performance Materials (Houston) announced today at the K 2013 plastics trade show, taking place in Düsseldorf, the start-up of a new compounding line at Pensacola, FL...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/engineering_plastics/nylon/K-2013-Ascend-starts-up-nylon-66-compounding-facility-at-Pensacola_55965.html
October 15, 2013
DSM has signed an agreement with Petropol Polimeros (Mauá, Brazil) under which Petropol will produce DSM's Akulon-branded nylon-6 compounds. DSM will market the compounds...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/engineering_plastics/nylon/DSM-and-Petropol-Polimeros-in-agreement-for-production-and-marketing-of-nylon-6_55940.html
October 14, 2013
Styrolution, a joint venture between Ineos and BASF; and Braskem, the largest producer of thermoplastic resins in America and a global leader in biopolymers, today announced the...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/engineering_plastics/acrylonitrile_butadiene_styrene_san/Styrolution-and-Braskem-plan-ABS-joint-venture-in-Brazil_55915.html
October 4, 2013
Apple’s use of plastic for the case of its new iPhone 5c smartphone reflects a trend that will increase the volume of plastics used in cell phones from 282,000 m.t. in 2013 to 336,000 m.t. in 2017, say analysts at IHS Chemical. The value of the plastics consumed will increase from $3.5 billion to $4.5 billion over the same period....
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/engineering_plastics/acrylonitrile_butadiene_styrene_san/IHS-Plastics-used-in-cellphones-to-reach-$4-5-billion-in-2017_55638.html
October 2, 2013
Rennovia (Menlo Park, CA) has produced, and shipped to a prospective partner, samples of what it believes to be the first 100% biobased nylon-6,6. The product is made from Rennovia's...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/engineering_plastics/nylon/Rennovia-ships-100-percent-biobased-nylon-66_55589.html
September 20, 2013
Kuraray (Tokyo) says it has completed a ¥1-billion ($10 million) expansion of its Kashima, Japan, plant for the production of Genestar, a heat-resistant nylon resin used in auto parts and electrical and electronic components....
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/engineering_plastics/nylon/Kuraray-aims-new-Genestar-capacity-at-LED-market_55277.html
September 18, 2013
Brazil has imposed provisional antidumping duties on nylon imports originating in China, Thailand, and Taiwan, says Camex (Brasilia), Brazil's chamber of foreign trade. The antidumping...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/engineering_plastics/nylon/Brazil-imposes-antidumping-duties-on-nylon-imports-from-three-Asian-countries_55230.html
September 6, 2013
Sabic Innovative Plastics continues to invest heavily to strengthen operations in China. “It is an important market with a very large customer base,” Keith Smith, executive v.p. of Sabic Innovative Plastics tells CW. “In absolute terms, the industry has seen the largest volume growth in the world coming from China.”...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/engineering_plastics/polycarbonate/Sabic-Innovative-Plastics-growth-plans-target-China_55027.html
September 3, 2013
A. Schulman has purchased the Perrite Group (Warrington, UK), a thermoplastics manufacturing business with operations in Malaysia, the United Kingdom, and France, for approximately $52...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/engineering_plastics/acrylonitrile_butadiene_styrene_san/A-Schulman-acquires-plastics-compounder-Perrite-Group-in-$52-million-deal_54877.html
August 27, 2013
Integral Technologies, (Bellingham, WA), a subsidiary ElectriPlast Corp. (Fort Washington, PA), and BASF have signed a letter of intent (LoI) to jointly explore the North American...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/engineering_plastics/high_temperature_polymers/BASF-and-Integral-Technologies-to-jointly-explore-North-American-market-for-conductive-thermoplastics_54768.html
August 14, 2013
Toyobo do Brasil, a wholly owned subsidiary of Toyobo (Osaka), has decided to build an engineering plastics production plant at the company's Americana, Brazil site, the company...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/engineering_plastics/nylon/Toyobo-to-build-engineering-plastics-plant-in-Brazil_54476.html
August 8, 2013
BASF said today that it is building a new Ultramid nylon polymerization plant, with a capacity of 100,000 m.t./year, at Shanghai. The plant is scheduled onstream in 2015. “As...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/engineering_plastics/nylon/BASF-invests-in-nylon-polymerization-plant-in-China_54007.html
July 30, 2013
Evonik Industries has begun operating a pilot plant for ω-amino lauric acid (ALS) at Slovenska Lupca, Slovakia, the company announced today. The biobased ALS is an...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/engineering_plastics/nylon/Evonik-launches-pilot-production-of-biobased-lauric-acid-in-Slovakia_54064.html
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