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April 8, 2014
Western European demand for fiber-grade nylon chip improved in the first quarter of 2014, and volumes grew by 2–4% from the same period last year, according to IHS Chemical's...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/engineering_plastics/nylon/Nylon-demand-improves-in-Europe-tracking-automotive-growth_60173.html
April 3, 2014
Grupa Azoty (Tarnów, Poland) is launching investments in the plastics and fertilizers segments, the company announced. The company will build additional nylon-6 production and...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/engineering_plastics/nylon/Grupa-Azoty-announces-expansion-of-nylon-6-production-fertilizer-granulation-capacity_60039.html
April 3, 2014
Lanxess says it is collaborating with EconCore (Leuven, Belgium) to develop new thermoplastic sandwich materials for lightweight construction. The objective of the collaboration is to...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/engineering_plastics/nylon/Lanxess-joins-with-EconCore-to-develop-nylon-sandwich-materials_60040.html
March 26, 2014
Invista announced today that it has broken ground on a new hexamethylenediamine (HMD) and nylon-6,6, polymer plants at the Shanghai Chemical Industry Park. These are a part of...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/engineering_plastics/nylon/Invista-breaks-ground-on-Shanghai-nylon-66-expansion_59843.html
March 6, 2014
BASF has expanded production capacities for the company's Ultramid C–branded nylon copolymer for flexible food packaging films at  Ludwigshafen, BASF announced today. The...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/engineering_plastics/nylon/BASF-completes-nylon-expansion-at-Ludwigshafen_59366.html
February 12, 2014
Nexam (Lund, Sweden) and BASF have developed a cross-linkable nylon-6,6 and agreed to initiate the commercialization phase for the compound, Nexam announced. Nexam has awarded BASF...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/engineering_plastics/nylon/Nexam-BASF-establish-partnership-for-cross-linkable-nylon-66-compound-commercialization_58769.html
February 11, 2014
Archer Daniels Midland  (ADM) says it has made a $25-million equity investment in Rennovia (Menlo Park, CA), a start-up developing catalytic processes for producing chemicals from...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/engineering_plastics/nylon/ADM-invests-in-biobased-nylon-start-up_58745.html
December 19, 2013
Invista plans to become a significant supplier of nylon-12, building its position on a new monomer technology, the company announced on 18 December. Invista says it will soon employ...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/engineering_plastics/nylon/Invista-plans-to-produce-nylon-12_57518.html
October 30, 2013
Sunil Kumar, former president and CEO of International Specialty Products (ISP), has teamed up with his daughter, Monica Kumar, to acquire Nylon Corp. of America (Nycoa; Manchester, NH). Terms of the deal were not released....
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/engineering_plastics/nylon/Sunil-Kumar-acquires-second-plastics-firm-Nycoa_56286.html
October 23, 2013
Arkema (Colombes, France) and Addiplast (Saint-Pal-de-Mons, France), a company specializing in the manufacture of specialty compounds, have signed an agreement whereby Arkema will...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/engineering_plastics/nylon/Arkema-to-supply-Addiplast-with-nylon-10-11-and-12_56110.html
October 16, 2013
DSM has developed a special grade of its high-performance nylon-4T, for one of the first-ever integrated plastic holders for a light-emitting diode (LED) array, the company announced...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/engineering_plastics/nylon/K-2013-DSM-develops-special-grade-of-nylon-for-LED-applications_55979.html
October 16, 2013
DSM has joined the Lightweight Integrated Process Application (LIPA) Team, established to develop an industrial process for the manufacture of endless-fiber-reinforced advanced...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/engineering_plastics/nylon/K-2013-DSM-joins-team-developing-process-for-advanced-thermoplastic-composite-parts_55978.html
October 16, 2013
Ascend Performance Materials (Houston) announced today at the K 2013 plastics trade show, taking place in Düsseldorf, the start-up of a new compounding line at Pensacola, FL...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/engineering_plastics/nylon/K-2013-Ascend-starts-up-nylon-66-compounding-facility-at-Pensacola_55965.html
October 15, 2013
DSM has signed an agreement with Petropol Polimeros (Mauá, Brazil) under which Petropol will produce DSM's Akulon-branded nylon-6 compounds. DSM will market the compounds...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/engineering_plastics/nylon/DSM-and-Petropol-Polimeros-in-agreement-for-production-and-marketing-of-nylon-6_55940.html
October 2, 2013
Rennovia (Menlo Park, CA) has produced, and shipped to a prospective partner, samples of what it believes to be the first 100% biobased nylon-6,6. The product is made from Rennovia's...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/engineering_plastics/nylon/Rennovia-ships-100-percent-biobased-nylon-66_55589.html
September 20, 2013
Kuraray (Tokyo) says it has completed a ¥1-billion ($10 million) expansion of its Kashima, Japan, plant for the production of Genestar, a heat-resistant nylon resin used in auto parts and electrical and electronic components....
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/engineering_plastics/nylon/Kuraray-aims-new-Genestar-capacity-at-LED-market_55277.html
September 18, 2013
Brazil has imposed provisional antidumping duties on nylon imports originating in China, Thailand, and Taiwan, says Camex (Brasilia), Brazil's chamber of foreign trade. The antidumping...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/engineering_plastics/nylon/Brazil-imposes-antidumping-duties-on-nylon-imports-from-three-Asian-countries_55230.html
September 3, 2013
A. Schulman has purchased the Perrite Group (Warrington, UK), a thermoplastics manufacturing business with operations in Malaysia, the United Kingdom, and France, for approximately $52...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/engineering_plastics/nylon/A-Schulman-acquires-plastics-compounder-Perrite-Group-in-$52-million-deal_54877.html
August 14, 2013
Toyobo do Brasil, a wholly owned subsidiary of Toyobo (Osaka), has decided to build an engineering plastics production plant at the company's Americana, Brazil site, the company...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/engineering_plastics/nylon/Toyobo-to-build-engineering-plastics-plant-in-Brazil_54476.html
August 8, 2013
BASF said today that it is building a new Ultramid nylon polymerization plant, with a capacity of 100,000 m.t./year, at Shanghai. The plant is scheduled onstream in 2015. “As...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/engineering_plastics/nylon/BASF-invests-in-nylon-polymerization-plant-in-China_54007.html
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