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February 14, 2013
Solvay achieved a 79% increase in its net income, group share, for the fourth quarter of 2012, to €203 million ($273 million) from €184 million in the fourth quarter a year...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/engineering_plastics/nylon/Solvays-fourth-quarter-net-income-soars-79-percent_49823.html
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...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/engineering_plastics/nylon/Americhem-acquires-engineered-polymers-manufacturer-Infinity-Compounding_48837.html
December 20, 2012
BASF says it has increased production capacity for nylon-6 film-product materials by 21,000 m.t./year at Ludwigshafen. "This capacity increase reflects our customers' growing...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/engineering_plastics/nylon/BASF-completes-nylon-6-film-capacity-hike-at-Ludwigshafen_48520.html
December 14, 2012
BASF has entered the market for solid nylon salt (AH salt) with the start-up of a 24,000-m.t./year plant at Ludwigshafen. Producing solid AH salt, as opposed to the existing 62%...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/engineering_plastics/nylon/BASF-enters-market-for-solid-AH-salt_48393.html
November 6, 2012
Alfred Talke Logistics Services (Talke; Hürth, Germany) says it has been awarded a contract for the planning, construction, and operation of a logistics facility for Lanxess's new...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/engineering_plastics/nylon/Talke-to-construct-logistics-facility-for-Lanxess-at-Antwerp_47483.html
October 18, 2012
Ube Industries says it has decided to build additional manufacturing capacity for nylon-6 at the production site of its Ube Engineering Plastics (Castellón, Spain) subsidiary...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/engineering_plastics/nylon/Ube-expands-nylon-6-capacity-in-Spain_47048.html
August 14, 2012
Invista says it has selected its Orange, TX, production facility as the initial location to install its next-generation adiponitrile (ADN) technology. ADN is a critical intermediate...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/engineering_plastics/nylon/Invista-to-Locate-New-ADN-Facility-at-Orange-TX_45619.html
July 18, 2012
Uhde Inventa-Fischer says it has been awarded a contract by Changle Highsun Synthetic Fiber Technology (Changle, China) to construct a polymerization plant to produce high-performance...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/engineering_plastics/nylon/Uhde-Inventa-Fischer-Receives-Nylon-6-Engineering-Contract-from-Chinese-Firm_44960.html
May 31, 2012
Lanxess has announced an investment of €75 million ($93 million) for the construction of a plant to make nylon engineering plastics at the company's Antwerp complex. The new...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/engineering_plastics/nylon/Lanxess-Builds-Nylon-Plastics-Plant-at-Antwerp_43838.html
May 17, 2012
Invista tells CW it plans to unveil a new technology to produce adiponitrile (ADN) in the coming weeks. ADN is a critical intermediate used to manufacture nylon 6,6. The...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/engineering_plastics/nylon/Invista-to-Debut-New-ADN-Production-Technology_43546.html
May 9, 2012
Jacobs Engineering says it has been awarded a contract by Evonik Industries to provide basic engineering services for a previously announced grassroots nylon-12 project in Asia. The...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/engineering_plastics/nylon/Jacobs-Awarded-Contract-for-Evonik-Nylon-12-Project-in-Asia_43334.html
April 19, 2012
The deadly explosion and fire that struck Evonik Industries' cyclododecatriene (CDT) plant at Marl, Germany on March 31, 2012 has created a shortage of the derivative nylon-12, a...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/engineering_plastics/nylon/Nylon-12-Shortage-to-Impact-Global-Automotive-Production_42745.html
April 5, 2012
Evonik Industries says that the deadly explosion and fire at the company's cyclododecatriene (CDT) plant at Marl, Germany on March 31 will likely result in supply restrictions for the...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/engineering_plastics/nylon/Evonik-Plant-Fire-Disrupts-Supplies-of-Engineering-Plastics_42505.html
March 22, 2012
Invista says it is building a nylon salt production facility at the company's Rozenburg, the Netherlands manufacturing site. Construction began this year and salt production is due to...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/engineering_plastics/nylon/Invista-Builds-Nylon-Salt-Facility-in-the-Netherlands_42236.html
March 14, 2012
BASF says it will expand cyclohexane oxidation capacity at its Antwerp Verbund site by about 50,000 m.t./year. The total amount of the investment will be approximately €10 million...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/engineering_plastics/nylon/BASF-to-Expand-Capacity-for-Cyclohexane-at-Antwerp_41983.html
February 13, 2012
Ajinomoto and Toray Industries say they have entered into an agreement to begin joint research for manufacturing the nylon raw material 1,5-pentanediamine (1,5-PD) from the amino acid...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/engineering_plastics/nylon/Ajinomoto-Toray-Industries-Sign-Biobased-Nylon-Development-Deal_41326.html
December 23, 2011
The light vehicle industry is a customer of growing importance for the chemical industry in North America, according to ACC's latest Chemistry and Light Vehicles report, released this...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/engineering_plastics/nylon/Relationship-Between-Light-Vehicles-and-the-Chemical-Industry-Grows-Stronger_39967.html
December 6, 2011
 Verdezyne (Carlsbad, CA), a renewables start-up backed by BP and DSM, has started pilot-scale manufacturing of biobased adipic acid.  The company says the unit will allow it...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/engineering_plastics/nylon/Verdezyne-Starts-Adipic-Acid-Pilot-Plant_39546.html
October 26, 2011
Invista has signed a memorandum of cooperation (MOC) with the Shanghai Chemical Industry Park Administration Commission (SCIPAC), signifying the two parties’ intention to jointly...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/engineering_plastics/nylon/Invista-Moves-Forward-with-Nylon-Plant-in-China_38587.html
September 1, 2011
Automaker Daimler (Stuttgart) and BASF have jointly developed the ‘Smart Forvision’ concept vehicle that combines both companies’ ideas for “holistic”...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/engineering_plastics/nylon/Smart-Forvision-Pioneering-Vehicle-Incorporates-More-Plastic-Parts-_37310.html
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