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August 20, 2015
Solvay's specialty polymers segment, headquartered at Alpharetta, GA, and a leading global supplier of thermoplastics, on Thursday announced a new licensing agreement that enables RTP...
June 1, 2015
A. Schulman says it has closed its $800-million acquisition of engineered plastics maker Citadel Plastics Holdings (West Chicago, IL), which was announced in March. Citadel was...
May 6, 2015
Solvay reports adjusted net income of €173 million ($196.4 million), up 44% year-on-year (YOY) in the first quarter of 2015. Recurring Ebitda (Rebitda) was €502 million, up...
May 6, 2015
India has extended antidumping duties on polytetrafluoroethylene (PTFE) imports from Russia by one year, the Ministry of Finance (New Delhi) says. The tariffs will “remain in...
March 24, 2015
Sabic announced a number of investments that will deliver competitive advantages in its core product portfolio, as well as its high performance offerings, today at NPE 2015, being held...
March 19, 2015
DuPont says it has increased production of Zytel HTN polyphthalamide (PPA), a high-performance polyamide, manufactured at its Richmond, VA facility by 10% to meet growing demand in...
February 24, 2015
Solvay said today that it is building a new poly(ether ether ketone) (PEEK) plant in the United States, more than doubling capacity for this high-performance engineering polymer and...
February 4, 2015
Victrex (Thornton Cleveleys, UK), a producer of high-performance polymers, including polyether ether ketone, today announced its first-quarter interim management statement ahead of its...
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...
April 30, 2014
Kraton Performance Polymers (Houston) reports a first-quarter 2014 net loss of $7.9 million versus a loss of $3.7 million in the year-ago period. Sales totaled $312 million, down 8% year-on-year. Adjusted earnings of 46 cts/share came in 40% above the analysts’ consensus estimate of 33 cts/share....
January 14, 2014
Solvay Specialty Polymers Italy (Milan), a wholly owned subsidiary of Solvay; and Biesterfeld Plastic (Hamburg) have reached an agreement for Biesterfeld Nordic (Malmö...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
October 4, 2012
Victrex Polymer Solutions (Thornton Cleveleys, UK), a subsidiary of Victrex Plc, today announced a major expansion in polyaryletherketones (PAEK) capacity by early 2015. The company...
October 1, 2012
Sabic’s Polymershapes division has opened a new distribution branch at Charleston, SC. The branch joins an existing Columbia, SC, branch to form a new South Carolina sales...
June 27, 2012
PPG says it has begun full-scale commercial production of its advanced transparency material known as Opticor at its Sylmar, CA facility. The company recently transferred pilot...
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