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December 24, 2009PolyOne says it has acquired substantially all of the assets of New England Urethane (NEU; North Haven, CT) for $12 million. NEU is a custom compounder of high-performance engineering...
December 21, 2009The business will be integrated with Celanese's Ticona subsidiary....
November 18, 2009Solvay Advanced Polymers (SAP; Alpharetta, GA), a Solvay subsidiary, says it will cut about 50 jobs, or about 8% of its workforce, in an effort to restructure its U.S. operations. The...
October 5, 2009Kraton Polymers says it will increase the price of styrene-ethylene-butene-styrene (SEBS) and styrene-butadiene-styrene (SBS) in Africa, Europe and the Mideast on November 1. SEBS will...
August 6, 2009Ticona, the engineering plastics subsidiary of Celanese, say it will stop producing polybutylene terephthalate (PBT) and polyester polymers and lay off about 100 employees at its...
August 5, 2009DuPont Engineering Polymers says it has selected PolyOne as the primary distributor of its thermoplastic products in North America. Ashland Distribution will no longer...
July 2, 2009Teijin says it has transferred its 50% ownership in NatureWorks (Minnetonka, MN) to Cargill and has terminated the NatureWorks joint venture contract with Cargill as of June 30...
June 29, 2009A. Schulman (Akron, OH) says it will close its sheet production line of its Invision-brand thermoplastic elastomers at Sharon Center, OH by the end of the...
June 17, 2009Jubilant Organosys (Noida, India), one of the largest pharmaceutical custom research and manufacturing services companies in India, says it is evaluating the divestment of its...
May 14, 2009DSM says that it will quadruple the production capacity for its new polymer, sold under the Stanyl ForTii brand name, at the company’s facility at Sittard-Geleen, Netherlands...
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 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....
October 3, 2007Fortron Industries (Wilmington, NC), a joint venture between Ticona and Kureha Chemical Industry (Tokyo), says its previously announced expansion to double linear polyphenylene sulfide...
July 24, 2007Victrex (Thorton Cleveleys, U.K.) says it has acquired Mitsui Chemicals’ 49% stake in their Victrex-MC joint venture, which sells polyether ether ketone (PEEK) polymers in Japan...
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