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July 16, 2008James Fitterling has been named CEO of the petchem joint venture between Dow Chemical and Kuwait's Petrochemical Industries Company (PIC; Kuwait City). The 50-50 jv will be called K-Dow Petrochemicals, and will be headquartered in southeast Michigan....
June 23, 2008Sinopec and Sabic say they have signed a strategic cooperation agreement in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia to extend the scope of their previously announced petrochemical joint venture at...
May 20, 2008Mitsubishi Chemical says it has agreed to form a joint venture with Sinopec to produce 150,000 m.t./year of bisphenol A and 60,000 m.t./year of polycarbonate at Beijing. The companies...
December 13, 2007Dow Chemical says it plans to form a 50-50 petrochemical joint venture with Kuwait Petroleum’s Petrochemical Industries Company (PIC; Kuwait City) subsidiary. PIC will pay about $9.5...
December 3, 2007Prices U.S.: $1.85-$2.05/lb del, injection molding; $1.75-$2.00/lb del, extrusion EUROPE: €2,900-€3,150/m.t. del, general purpose ASIA: $2,750-$2,780/m.t. cif Hong Kong...
November 30, 2007A panel of experts convened by the U.S. government's National Institutes of Health (NIH; Bethesda, MD) toxicology program released its final report on suspected human health effects...
November 6, 2007Job cuts are the main feature of the program....
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 7, 2007The Environmental Working Group (EWG; Washington) has raised concerns about changes to the National Institute for Environmental Health Services’ (NIEHS; Research Triangle Park...
August 1, 2007Bayer MaterialScience (BMS) says it has delayed completion of the second 100,000-m.t./year polycarbonate (PC) production line it is building at Caojing, China, near Shanghai. The...
July 30, 2007GE Plastics and PetroChina have suspended plans for a world-scale polycarbonate (PC) joint venture plant in China, officials with GE say. The outlook for demand in China remains...
July 25, 2007Bayer MaterialScience LLC (BMS; Pittsburgh), the North American subsidiary of Bayer MaterialScience AG, is counting on more robust R&D and innovation efforts to drive above-GDP...
July 25, 2007Saudi Aramco and Sumitomo Chemical, equal partners in PetroRabigh, a refining and petrochemicals project worth more than $9.8 billion at Rabigh, Saudi Arabia, have begun studying a...
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