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July 7, 2016
Covestro on Thursday inaugurated a 50,000-metric tons/year hexamethylene di-isocyanate (HDI) plant at Caojing, near Shanghai. The facility will supply the fast-growing demand for high...
June 27, 2016
Covestro (Leverkusen), formerly Bayer MaterialScience, is embarking on a new chapter following its listing on the Frankfurt Stock Exchange last October. Bayer, which still owns a 65%...
June 8, 2016
Sabic, the world’s third largest chemicals group, will address global mega trends at the upcoming K fair, the world’s largest plastics trade show, which will take place in...
January 25, 2016
Covestro is expanding capacity for polycarbonate films at its Dormagen, Germany, site, the company announced on Monday. It is investing roughly €20 million ($21.6 million) to...
November 4, 2015
Acetone prices in Asia are under pressure and likely to continue falling as supply continues to outpace demand, IHS Chemical says. Three new Chinese units—Sinopec, FCFC...
June 15, 2015
Preparing to exit local operations, Teijin Polycarbonate Singapore has put its industrial site on Jurong Island, Singapore, up for sale via expression of interest, says Colliers...
March 23, 2015
Sabic announced a number of investments that will deliver competitive advantages in its core product portfolio, as well as its high performance offerings, today at NPE 2015, being held...
February 13, 2015
Bayer is planning to reorganize its life science businesses, which include its health-care and crop science businesses, in anticipation of the separation of Bayer MaterialScience...
November 5, 2014
Teijin today announced several initiatives to restructure its loss-making businesses. The measures include permanently shutting down a polycarbonate (PC) resin plant in Singapore and...
October 8, 2014

Trinseo (Berwyn, PA),  formerly Styron, says it is reorganizing its business divisions into two groups and reassigning members of the executive team. A newly created performance materials division will include rubber, latex, and performance plastics consisting of the automotive and consumer essential markets businesses. A new basic plastics and feedstocks division will include styrenic polymers—polystyrene, ABS, SAN—polycarbonate, and styrene monomer.

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May 23, 2014
Styron is restructuring its North American polycarbonate (PC) business. Styron will stop sourcing polycarbonate from Dow Chemical’s Freeport, TX, plant by the end of the year, but the company will continue to sell compounds and blends in the North American market, says a company spokesperson....
October 16, 2013
K 2013, the world´s largest plastics exhibition, began today at Düsseldorf with a mood of cautious optimism. The triennial trade show’s current theme is Resource...
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