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June 10, 2008Lurgi Zimmer says it has been awarded a contract by Tianjin Haijing Polymerization Co. (Tianjin, China) to supply its nylon-6 manufacturing technology and services for a new plant to...
June 2, 2008Evonik Industries says it will “significantly” expand capacity for laurolactam, an intermediate used to produce nylon-12, at the company’s Marl, Germany facility...
April 18, 2008Solutia says it will increase prices for all its Ascend and Vydyne brand nylon-6,6 resins in North America by 10 cts/lb. The increase applies to orders shipped on or after April 15...
March 3, 2008Lurgi Zimmer says it has been awarded a contract by Zhejiang Huajian Nylon Co. (Ruian, China) to supply a nylon-6 plant. The facility will be built at Ruian and have capacity to...
March 3, 2008Invista says it will make a multimillion-dollar investment to build a pilot facility at Kingston, ON to develop next-generation nylon products. Invista expects the facility to be...
February 19, 2008Invista says it will make a multi-million-dollar investment to build a pilot facility at Kingston, ON to develop next-generation nylon products. Invista expects the facility to be...
February 19, 2008Uhde Inventa-Fischer says it has been awarded a contract by Kuibyshev Azot (Kuibyshev, Russia) to build a 54,000-m.t./year nylon-6 plant at Kuibyshev. Uhde Inventa-Fischer installed a...
December 14, 2007Invista, a subsidiary of Koch Industries, says it has signed a land reservation agreement with the Shanghai Chemical Industry Park Development Co., paving the way for construction of a...
November 30, 2007Solutia says a federal court has approved its reorganization plan, paving the way for the company to emerge from bankruptcy by early next year. Solutia filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy...
October 12, 2007Engineering plastics makers are targeting higher-performance and higher-margin applications, directing commercial development closer to customers that are growing faster than the overall market....
August 8, 2007Invista says it has selected Shanghai, China as the site of its previously announced world-scale nylon 6,6 complex. The company will build plants producing adiponitrile, hexamethylene...
August 6, 2007Nylon-6,6 feedstocks have been in short supply, driven by force majeure at European and U.S. plants, including Rhodia and Invista, says Maack Business Services (Zurich). Nylon-6,6...
July 31, 2007Teknor Apex (Pawtucket, RI) says its subsidiary Chem Polymer has begun production of nylon and other engineering thermoplastic (ETP) compounds from its new 10,900-m.t./year compounding...
July 26, 2007Ube Industries says it will build a 50,000-m.t./year nylon-6 resins plant at its Ube Nylon (Thailand) complex at Bangkok by October 2009. The company’s existing nylon-6 capacity...
July 25, 2007Lurgi Zimmer says it has received a contract to implement its technology for a polyamide-6 expansion in the U.S. Lurgi did not disclose the company that awarded the contract, but says...
July 25, 2007BASF and Honeywell have separately announced increases of 8 cts/lb, about 5%, on nylon-6 resins. Honeywell’s increase applies to the company’s specialty grade nylon-6...
July 24, 2007Honeywell says it has increased output of its nylon resins at Chesterfield, VA by 10% through a series of productivity improvements. The company did not disclose capacity details. The...
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