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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
August 8, 2011
The Saudi Industrial Investment Group (SIIG; Riyadh) says it has established the Petrochemical Conversion Company (PCC)  at Jubail, Saudi Arabia with a capital of SR150 million...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/engineering_plastics/nylon/SIIG-Forms-Conversion-JV-Postpones-Merger-with-Petrochem_36766.html
July 7, 2011
Solvay and Avantium (Amsterdam) say they have entered into a multi-year, exclusive partnership to jointly develop and commercialize high-performance polyamides for engineering plastics...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/engineering_plastics/nylon/Solvay-and-Avantium-Codevelop-Engineering-Bioplastics_35975.html
June 24, 2011
Invista says it will boost nylon yarn spinning capacity at its Kingston, ON facility by 7,000 m.t./year to help meet continued demand driven by growth of the global airbag market...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/engineering_plastics/nylon/Invista-to-Boost-Nylon-Spinning-Capacity-at-Kingston-ON_35752.html
June 14, 2011
BASF is increasing compounding capacity for the company's Ultramid nylon engineering plastics and Ultradur polybutylene terephthalate at Schwarzheide, Germany. The project is due for...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/engineering_plastics/nylon/BASF-to-Hike-Engineering-Plastics-Compounding-Capacity_35505.html
May 3, 2011
Ascend Performance Materials and Cyanco Holding Corporation (Winnemucca, NV) say that Cyanco will build a new sodium cyanide manufacturing facility at Ascend’s Chocolate Bayou...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/engineering_plastics/nylon/Cyanco-to-Build-Sodium-Cyanide-Plant-at-Alvin-TX_34543.html
March 9, 2011
Invista says it is moving forward with its previously announced plan to build a nylon-6,6 intermediates and polymers plant at Shanghai, China. The plant will use the company’s...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/engineering_plastics/nylon/Invista-Moves-Forward-with-Nylon-66-and-Intermediates-Plant-at-Shanghai_33087.html
January 20, 2011
DSM says its DSM Engineering Plastics unit has agreed to form two joint ventures with KuibyshevAzot (KA; Togliatti, Russia) in which DSM will hold a majority stake. In addition, DSM...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/engineering_plastics/nylon/DSM-Forms-Engineering-Plastics-Joint-Ventures-in-Russia_32239.html
December 20, 2010
Rhodia says it has agreed to acquire PI Polymer, the engineering plastics compounding business of chemical manufacturer PI Industries Ltd. (Udaipur, India). Financial terms were not...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/engineering_plastics/nylon/Rhodia-Buys-Plastics-Compounder-in-India_31724.html
December 8, 2010
Rhodia has declared force majeure on adipic acid, KA oil, nylon salt, and down its polymer range at its Chalampé, France site. Rhodia cites “sudden failures of utilities...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/engineering_plastics/nylon/Rhodia-Declares-Force-Majeure-on-Adipic-Acid_31420.html
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