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June 12, 2009Sabic Innovative Plastics, a Sabic subsidiary, says it will permanently close an acrylonitrile butadiene styrene (ABS) plant at Grangemouth, U.K. with the loss of 95 jobs. The closure...
March 19, 2009The plant will be built for a Sabic subsidiary....
March 11, 2009DSM says it has opened a previously announced new manufacturing facility for producing engineering plastics compounds, at the Ranjangaon MIDC industrial zone about 60 km from Pune, in...
October 20, 2008Demand for engineering plastics will rise 3.1%/year to reach 5.4 billion lbs by 2012, says a recent report from The Freedonia Group (Cleveland). “Advances will be driven by a...
September 19, 2008Bayer MaterialScience says it has declared force majeure on products produced by its polyurethanes; coatings, adhesives, specialties; polycarbonates; and inorganic chemicals business units due to the effects of Hurricane Ike on its operations at Baytown, TX....
August 18, 2008BASF says it has widened the scope of a previously announced divestment of the company's global styrenics business and has reorganized the activities in preparation for the sale...
January 28, 2008The Shaw Group says it has been awarded a contract to provide technology, engineering, and procurement services for two 200,000-m.t./year acrylonitrile butadiene styrene (ABS) plants...
December 12, 2007Dow Chemical says it will no longer supply acrylonitrile butadiene styrene (ABS) and styrene acrlyonitrile to non-automotive industries in the Americas, effective February 1, 2008. Dow...
December 6, 2007Dow Chemical says it will no longer supply acrylonitrile butadiene styrene (ABS) and styrene acrylonitrile to non-automotive industries in the Americas, effective February 1, 2008. Dow...
October 12, 2007Engineering plastics makers are targeting higher-performance and higher-margin applications, directing commercial development closer to customers that are growing faster than the overall market....
September 19, 2007Lanxess will invest about E1 billion by 2009....
September 7, 2007The European Commission has approved Ineos’s proposed acquisition of Lanxess’s acrylonitrile butadiene styrene (ABS) business (CW, July 4/11, p. 17). Meanwhile, The...
August 7, 2007Ineos has agreed to buy Lanxess’s acrylonitrile butadiene styrene (ABS) business. Ineos says it will establish a joint venture with Lanxess to take over Lanxess’s ABS...
August 7, 2007Shortly after its 2004 carve out from Bayer, Lanxess suffered three different chemical releases at its Addyston, OH acrylonitrile butadiene styrene (ABS) plant. The incidents were an...
July 30, 2007Lanxess’ Lustrain Polymers has appointed Ashland and PolyOne as exclusive national distributors for its range of polymers including acrylonitrile-butadiene-styrene (ABS)...
July 25, 2007BASF has confirmed CW’s recent report that it is considering plans to divest parts of its commodity styrenics business (CW, July 18, p. 11). The company says it has received a...
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