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December 3, 2014
Solvay said today that it is increasing its ultra-high performance polymers capacity at the Panoli, India plant by 25% to support strong demand for KetaSpire and AvaSpire, the...
December 3, 2014
Trinseo (Berwyn, PA), formerly Styron, has announced price decreases for all polystyrene (PS) and copolymer grades in Europe, effective immediately or as existing contract terms...
November 21, 2014
Carbios (Clermont-Ferrand, France) has used its proprietary enzymatic process to depolymerize 90% of polylactic acid (PLA) material –a thermoplastic aliphatic polyester derived...
November 13, 2014
Eastman Chemical has introduced its Eastalite-branded copolyester to Europe, as a sustainable alternative to high-impact polystyrene (HIPS) for opaque rigid medical packaging as a...
November 5, 2014
Teijin today announced several initiatives to restructure its loss-making businesses. The measures include permanently shutting down a polycarbonate (PC) resin plant in Singapore and...
October 29, 2014
DSM's new North American nylon polymerization plant will be built at Augusta, GA, the company confirmed today. The previously announced investment was accounted for earlier this year...
October 8, 2014

Trinseo (Berwyn, PA),  formerly Styron, says it is reorganizing its business divisions into two groups and reassigning members of the executive team. A newly created performance materials division will include rubber, latex, and performance plastics consisting of the automotive and consumer essential markets businesses. A new basic plastics and feedstocks division will include styrenic polymers—polystyrene, ABS, SAN—polycarbonate, and styrene monomer.

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October 6, 2014
Albis Plastic (Hamburg) has been awarded distribution rights for Eastman's technical plastics in Turkey, expanding the long-standing partnership between the two companies, Albis says...
October 6, 2014
Toray Industries says that together with one of its resin subsidiaries it has established a new company to compound plastics in Mexico. The new company will be the first Japanese...
September 17, 2014
Solvay said today that it has extended its Butachimie joint venture agreement with Invista for an additional 99 years. Butachimie produces nylon 6,6 intermediates at Chalampé...
August 6, 2014
Renewable chemicals firm Genomatica (San Diego) announced on 5 August that it will target major nylon intermediates—including hexamethylenediamine (HMD), caprolactam, and adipic...
July 21, 2014
DSM will build a polymerization plant in North America to manufacture nylon-6, the company announced today. Construction is scheduled to start in the fourth quarter of 2014 and...
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