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May 2, 2013
Arkema has launched production of Rilsan T, a biobased nylon-10,10 processed from castor oil, at the company's production facility at Serquigny, France, the company has announced. The...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/engineering_plastics/nylon/Arkema-launches-production-of-biobased-nylon-1010_51687.html
May 2, 2013
DSM's core net profit fell 13.4%, to €129 million ($170 million) during the first quarter of 2013, compared with the same period last year when it stood at €149 million, the...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/engineering_plastics/nylon/DSMs-net-profit-falls-13-percent-in-the-first-quarter-as-performance-materials-sales-decline_51661.html
April 30, 2013
Solvay says it has decided to invest an undisclosed sum to build a production unit for the biobased nylon polymer PA6,10 at the company's site at Saint-Fons, France. The plant is...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/engineering_plastics/nylon/Solvay-to-build-biobased-nylon-facility-in-France_51598.html
April 30, 2013
Brenntag has extended its cooperation with Evonik Industries for the distribution of nylon polymer products in Scandinavia, the company announced today. The region covered by the...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/engineering_plastics/nylon/Brenntag-extends-nylon-distribution-cooperation-with-Evonik_51591.html
April 24, 2013
Rennovia (Menlo Park, CA) has announced that hexamethylenediamine (HMD) will be its second commercial target, having demonstrated a chemocatalytic process to produce HMD from renewable...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/engineering_plastics/nylon/Rennovia-unveils-renewable-HMD-route_51424.html
March 1, 2013
Arkema is betting strongly on the Asian and North American markets, focusing its investments on the high-performance materials and coating solutions areas, to remain on track toward...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/engineering_plastics/nylon/Arkema-bets-on-Asian-North-American-markets-on-track-with-2016-road-map_50187.html
February 27, 2013
Ascend Performance Materials (Houston) is proceeding with plans to build a $1.2-billion propane dehydrogenation (PDH) facility in at its Alvin, TX, site. The PDH unit will use propane...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/engineering_plastics/nylon/Ascend-plans-$1-2-billion-on-purpose-propylene-plant-at-Alvin-TX-site_50088.html
February 14, 2013
Invista started production at its expanded nylon salt polymer facility in Rozenburg, Netherlands.  “The addition of a salt facility in Rozenburg will provide our customers a...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/engineering_plastics/nylon/Invista-starts-production-at-nylon-salt-plant-in-the-Netherlands_49830.html
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
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