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July 21, 2014
DSM will build a polymerization plant in North America to manufacture nylon-6, the company announced today. Construction is scheduled to start in the fourth quarter of 2014 and...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/engineering_plastics/nylon/DSM-to-build-nylon-6-plant-in-North-America_62607.html
July 9, 2014
DSM says it will raise the price of its Akulon and Novamid polyamide 6 (nylon-6) polymers by €120/m.t. in Europe and 10 cts/lb in North America and South America, effective 1 August. The company cites increasing raw material costs....
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/engineering_plastics/nylon/DSM-increases-nylon-6-prices-in-Europe-Americas_62372.html
July 7, 2014
Honeywell has announced a price increase of 10 cts/lb on caprolactam and nylon-6 resins for customers in North America, effective 11 July or as contracts allow. The company cites higher raw material costs....
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/engineering_plastics/nylon/Honeywell-increases-North-America-nylon-capro-prices_62272.html
July 1, 2014
Lanxess has started up a 90,000-m.t./year nylon plastics production facility at Antwerp as scheduled, the company said today. The facility, part of Lanxess's high-performance materials...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/engineering_plastics/nylon/Lanxess-starts-up-90000-m-t-year-nylon-unit-at-Antwerp_62181.html
June 11, 2014
DuPont’s performance polymers segment announced today that it is increasing prices on its nylon-6,6 polymer and unreinforced nylon-6,6 resin globally on 1 July, or as contracts...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/engineering_plastics/nylon/DuPont-increases-nylon-resin-prices_61679.html
May 14, 2014
Anti-China protesters broke into the nylon-6 production site of Formosa Chemicals & Fibre Corp., a subsidiary of Formosa Plastics Group (Taipei), at Nhon Trach, Dong Nai Province...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/engineering_plastics/nylon/Protesters-storm-Formosa-nylon-6-plant-in-Vietnam_61063.html
May 9, 2014
BASF says it is offering a high-performance nylon derived from renewable raw materials under the company's Ultramid brand. The product is based on certified biomass. The resulting...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/engineering_plastics/nylon/BASF-introduces-nylon-derived-from-biomass_60962.html
April 29, 2014
Honeywell Resins and Chemicals announced today that it will expand production capacity at its Chesterfield, VA, facility to meet demand for high-grade nylon polymers for packaging film...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/engineering_plastics/nylon/Honeywell-to-expand-nylon-capacity-at-Chesterfield_60662.html
April 25, 2014
Invista and Solvay announced today that they have signed a settlement agreement resolving disputes related to adiponitrile (ADN) intellectual property and technology used in their...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/engineering_plastics/nylon/Invista-Solvay-settle-adiponitrile-dispute_60558.html
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
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