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June 21, 2013
Solvay is investing in the adipic acid production line at its Chalampé, France site, the company announced today. The investment will result in a further improvement in the...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/engineering_plastics/nylon/Solvay-invests-to-improve-efficiency-at-adipic-acid-plant-in-France_53039.html
June 19, 2013
Solvay has began production of poly(ether ether ketone) and poly(aryl ether ketone) compounds at its Changshu, China, production site, the company announced today. Solvay announced the...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/engineering_plastics/nylon/Solvay-opens-PEEK-PAEK-compounding-plant-in-China_52913.html
June 13, 2013
PCC will produce the material at its 50,000 m.t./year plant at Al-Jubail, which is expected to go online in late 2013 or early 2014....
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/engineering_plastics/nylon/Invista-to-market-nylon-66-polymer-from-CP-Chem-SIIG-Saudi-jv_52825.html
June 7, 2013
Polyscope (Geelen, Netherlands) has added a third dimension to its product portfolio by manufacturing terpolymers consisting of styrene maleic anhydride (SMA) and n-phenylmaleimide...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/engineering_plastics/high_temperature_polymers/Polyscope-expands-portfolio-with-SMA-based-polymers_52696.html
June 6, 2013
DSM has introduced Stanyl ForTii T11, a high-temperature nylon designed for the electronics industry and compliant with legislation in the European Union governing the restriction of...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/engineering_plastics/nylon/DSM-launches-EU-compliant-halogen-free-nylon-for-electronic-applications_52604.html
May 29, 2013
A. Schulman has reached an agreement to acquire Network Polymers (Akron, OH), an engineered plastics compounding and distribution business, for approximately $50 million—subject...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/engineering_plastics/thermoplastic_polyester/Schulman-to-acquire-Ohio-based-thermoplastic-resin-producer_52342.html
May 24, 2013
Croda has completed the acquisition of Arizona Chemical's (Jacksonville, FL) specialty products business, a producer of naturally derived polyamides. "The varied...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/engineering_plastics/nylon/Croda-acquires-Arizona-Chemicals-specialty-products-business_52288.html
May 23, 2013
Solvay says it has decided to invest an undisclosed sum to build a production unit for the biobased nylon polymer PA6,10 at at Saint-Fons, France. The plant is intended to meet demand...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/engineering_plastics/nylon/Solvay-to-build-biobased-nylon-production-facility-in-France_51675.html
May 22, 2013
Elix Polymers (Tarragona, Spain) has signed an agreement with Velox (Hamburg) for the distribution of Elix's acrylonitrile butadiene styrene (ABS) and styrene acrylonitrile...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/engineering_plastics/acrylonitrile_butadiene_styrene_san/Elix-Polymers-signs-ABS-distribution-agreement-with-Velox_52233.html
May 21, 2013
A fire at Formosa Plastics’ Point Comfort, TX, on 2 May injured 16 people and shut down the PE-1 high-density polyethylene (HDPE) unit, which produces Formolene...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/engineering_plastics/high_temperature_polymers/Formosa-Point-Comfort-fire-impacts-US-HDPE-supplies_52096.html
May 15, 2013
Invista has announced it has signed a land reservation agreement with the Shanghai Chemical Industry Park Development Co. for a previously announced nylon-6,6 polymer site at the...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/engineering_plastics/nylon/Invista-purchases-more-land-for-Shanghai-nylon-66-project_52020.html
May 10, 2013
European margins for caprolactam could swing back to a loss as fundamentals for May are expected to be unfavorable, IHS chemical says in its latest Global Nylon Fibers & Feedstocks...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/engineering_plastics/nylon/European-caprolactam-margins-under-pressure_51848.html
May 2, 2013
Arkema has launched production of Rilsan T, a biobased nylon-10,10 processed from castor oil, at the company's production facility at Serquigny, France, the company has announced. The...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/engineering_plastics/nylon/Arkema-launches-production-of-biobased-nylon-1010_51687.html
May 2, 2013
DSM's core net profit fell 13.4%, to €129 million ($170 million) during the first quarter of 2013, compared with the same period last year when it stood at €149 million, the...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/engineering_plastics/nylon/DSMs-net-profit-falls-13-percent-in-the-first-quarter-as-performance-materials-sales-decline_51661.html
May 1, 2013
Saudi Kayan, a Sabic affiliate, says that its polycarbonate manufacturing facility at Al Jubail has been brought back onstream following maintenance. Kayan announced end of...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/engineering_plastics/polycarbonate/Saudi-Kayan-brings-polycarbonate-plant-back-online-amines-units-to-follow_51629.html
April 30, 2013
Solvay says it has decided to invest an undisclosed sum to build a production unit for the biobased nylon polymer PA6,10 at the company's site at Saint-Fons, France. The plant is...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/engineering_plastics/nylon/Solvay-to-build-biobased-nylon-facility-in-France_51598.html
April 30, 2013
Brenntag has extended its cooperation with Evonik Industries for the distribution of nylon polymer products in Scandinavia, the company announced today. The region covered by the...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/engineering_plastics/nylon/Brenntag-extends-nylon-distribution-cooperation-with-Evonik_51591.html
April 24, 2013
Rennovia (Menlo Park, CA) has announced that hexamethylenediamine (HMD) will be its second commercial target, having demonstrated a chemocatalytic process to produce HMD from renewable...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/engineering_plastics/nylon/Rennovia-unveils-renewable-HMD-route_51424.html
April 23, 2013
Polymer manufacturer Nizhnekamskneftekhim (Nizhnekamsk, Russia) formally commissioned a 60,000-m.t./year acrylonitrile butadiene styrene (ABS) unit, during a visit by Rustam...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/engineering_plastics/acrylonitrile_butadiene_styrene_san/Nizhnekamskneftekhim-commissions-60000-m-t-year-ABS-unit_51364.html
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