IHS Chemical Week

Archives :: Markets :: Engineering Plastics

Displaying 81 - 100 of 375 stories.
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
April 5, 2013
Polycarbonate continues to face margin pressure as PC production costs increase on tighter supply and higher prices for feedstock benzene, an IHS Chemical report says. The demand...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/engineering_plastics/polycarbonate/IHS-Chemical-Subdued-demand-volatile-benzene-likely-to-hurt-polycarbonate-margins_50922.html
March 26, 2013
Owens Corning (Toledo, OH), a producer of glass fiber reinforcements for composite systems, joined a strategic alliance with BASF and TenCate Advanced Composites (Morgan Hill, CA) to...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/engineering_plastics/thermoplastic_polyester/BASF-Corning-and-TenCate-form-team-to-develop-thermoplastic-composites_50562.html
March 19, 2013
Bayer MaterialScience (BMS) is seeing tightening in the polyurethane (PU) and polycarbonate (PC) markets, a situation that should ease with the company’s investment plans. Patrick Thomas, CEO of BMS, on the sidelines of Bayer’s results briefing in Leverkusen late last month said that last year’s toluene diisocyanate (TDI) growth rates were more than 6%....
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/engineering_plastics/polycarbonate/Bayer-expands-PC-and-PU-production-as-markets-tighten_50458.html
March 1, 2013
Arkema is betting strongly on the Asian and North American markets, focusing its investments on the high-performance materials and coating solutions areas, to remain on track toward...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/engineering_plastics/nylon/Arkema-bets-on-Asian-North-American-markets-on-track-with-2016-road-map_50187.html
February 27, 2013
Ascend Performance Materials (Houston) is proceeding with plans to build a $1.2-billion propane dehydrogenation (PDH) facility in at its Alvin, TX, site. The PDH unit will use propane...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/engineering_plastics/nylon/Ascend-plans-$1-2-billion-on-purpose-propylene-plant-at-Alvin-TX-site_50088.html
February 22, 2013
Oversupply and sluggish demand will continue to impact the price of acrylonitrile butadiene styrene (ABS) in Europe throughout 2013 with changes mostly dictated by feedstock prices, a...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/engineering_plastics/acrylonitrile_butadiene_styrene_san/European-ABS-prices-likely-to-remain-stagnant-during-2013-due-to-poor-demand-oversupply_49993.html
February 14, 2013
Invista started production at its expanded nylon salt polymer facility in Rozenburg, Netherlands.  “The addition of a salt facility in Rozenburg will provide our customers a...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/engineering_plastics/nylon/Invista-starts-production-at-nylon-salt-plant-in-the-Netherlands_49830.html
February 14, 2013
Solvay achieved a 79% increase in its net income, group share, for the fourth quarter of 2012, to €203 million ($273 million) from €184 million in the fourth quarter a year...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/engineering_plastics/nylon/Solvays-fourth-quarter-net-income-soars-79-percent_49823.html
January 9, 2013
Americhem (Cuyahoga Falls, OH), has announced the acquisition of Infinity Compounding (Swedesboro, NJ), a supplier of specialty filled and reinforced engineering thermoplastic...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/engineering_plastics/acrylonitrile_butadiene_styrene_san/Americhem-acquires-engineered-polymers-manufacturer-Infinity-Compounding_48837.html
January 7, 2013
The Maine Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) says it will recommend to its board that it reject a citizens' petition for a ban on the use of bisphenol...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/engineering_plastics/polycarbonate/Maine-DEP-recommends-rejection-of-citizen-BPA-petition_48736.html
January 4, 2013
University of Missouri (MU) researchers say they have been unable to reproduce the results of a previous study that had linked exposure to bisphenol A (BPA) to increased rates of...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/engineering_plastics/polycarbonate/Researchers-fail-to-duplicate-study-linking-BPA-to-obesity-diabetes_48734.html
December 20, 2012
BASF says it has increased production capacity for nylon-6 film-product materials by 21,000 m.t./year at Ludwigshafen. "This capacity increase reflects our customers' growing...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/engineering_plastics/nylon/BASF-completes-nylon-6-film-capacity-hike-at-Ludwigshafen_48520.html
December 14, 2012
BASF has entered the market for solid nylon salt (AH salt) with the start-up of a 24,000-m.t./year plant at Ludwigshafen. Producing solid AH salt, as opposed to the existing 62%...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/engineering_plastics/nylon/BASF-enters-market-for-solid-AH-salt_48393.html
December 7, 2012
Researchers reviewing datasets compiled by the US National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES) say in a recent study that they have been unable to establish a link between...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/engineering_plastics/polycarbonate/Study-questions-validity-of-methods-used-to-link-BPA-exposure-and-heart-disease_48216.html
Pages: « Previous  1 2 3 4 [5] 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 Next »










 
contact us | about us | customer care | privacy policy | sitemap | advertise

ihsCopyright © 2014 IHS, Inc. All rights reserved. Reproduction in whole or in part without permission is prohibited.

North Asia Russia Southeast Asia China India/Pakistan Middle East Eastern Europe Western Europe Central America Canada USA Australia/New Zealand South America Africa