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November 21, 2014
Carbios (Clermont-Ferrand, France) has used its proprietary enzymatic process to depolymerize 90% of polylactic acid (PLA) material –a thermoplastic aliphatic polyester derived...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/engineering_plastics/thermoplastic_polyester/Carbios-achieves-PLA-depolymerization-process-in-48-hrs_65624.html
November 13, 2014
Eastman Chemical has introduced its Eastalite-branded copolyester to Europe, as a sustainable alternative to high-impact polystyrene (HIPS) for opaque rigid medical packaging as a...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/engineering_plastics/thermoplastic_polyester/Eastman-introduces-novel-copolyester-to-Europe-as-alternative-to-HIPS_65362.html
October 6, 2014
Albis Plastic (Hamburg) has been awarded distribution rights for Eastman's technical plastics in Turkey, expanding the long-standing partnership between the two companies, Albis says...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/engineering_plastics/thermoplastic_polyester/Albis-Plastics-expands-distribution-agreement-with-Eastman_64279.html
July 16, 2014
Celanese will expand its manufacturing facilities at Suzano, Brazil, to include long-fiber-reinforced thermoplastics (LFRT) production, the company announced today. The new capacity is...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/engineering_plastics/thermoplastic_polyester/Celanese-to-expand-its-long-fiber-reinforced-thermoplastic-production-in-Brazil_62482.html
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...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/engineering_plastics/thermoplastic_polyester/K-2013-More-customer-focus-and-solution-orientation_55980.html
August 14, 2013
Toyobo do Brasil, a wholly owned subsidiary of Toyobo (Osaka), has decided to build an engineering plastics production plant at the company's Americana, Brazil site, the company...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/engineering_plastics/thermoplastic_polyester/Toyobo-to-build-engineering-plastics-plant-in-Brazil_54476.html
June 25, 2013
Lanxess and biobased chemicals firm Genomatica (San Diego) announced today that Lanxess has run a successful, 20-m.t. polybutylene terephthalate (PBT) production campaign using...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/engineering_plastics/thermoplastic_polyester/Lanxess-produces-PBT-from-biobased-BDO_53099.html
May 29, 2013
A. Schulman has reached an agreement to acquire Network Polymers (Akron, OH), an engineered plastics compounding and distribution business, for approximately $50 million—subject...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/engineering_plastics/thermoplastic_polyester/Schulman-to-acquire-Ohio-based-thermoplastic-resin-producer_52342.html
March 26, 2013
Owens Corning (Toledo, OH), a producer of glass fiber reinforcements for composite systems, joined a strategic alliance with BASF and TenCate Advanced Composites (Morgan Hill, CA) to...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/engineering_plastics/thermoplastic_polyester/BASF-Corning-and-TenCate-form-team-to-develop-thermoplastic-composites_50562.html
March 27, 2012
TenCate (Amelo, the Netherlands), a leader in thermoplastic composites for applications in the aerospace industry,  says it has reached an agreement to acquire...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/engineering_plastics/thermoplastic_polyester/TenCate-Acquires-Performance-Materials-Corporation-Baycomp_42322.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/thermoplastic_polyester/Relationship-Between-Light-Vehicles-and-the-Chemical-Industry-Grows-Stronger_39967.html
August 4, 2011
Dow Chemical, previously disclosed as an official partner to the Olympic games, says it will showcase an array of its products at the London Olympic games in the summer of 2012...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/engineering_plastics/thermoplastic_polyester/Dow-Chemical-to-Wrap-London-Olympic-Stadium_36625.html
April 11, 2011
Perstorp (Perstorp, Sweden) says it will delay its valeraldehyde plant at its Stenungsund, Sweden facility to 2014. The company announced in 2007 it would build a plant to produce...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/engineering_plastics/thermoplastic_polyester/Perstorp-to-Delay-Plasiticizer-Unit-in-Sweden_34046.html
March 1, 2011
Dow Chemical says it has created a performance plastics division, comprised of all Dow plastics including solution polyethylene, wire and cable, elastomers, and films and...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/engineering_plastics/thermoplastic_polyester/Dow-Creates-Performance-Plastics-Divison_33140.html
January 3, 2011
PolyOne says it has acquired Uniplen Industria de Polimeros (Uniplen), a Sao Paulo, Brazil-based producer of engineered materials and thermoplastics distributor for $21 million....
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/engineering_plastics/thermoplastic_polyester/PolyOne-Buys-Brazilian-Thermoplastics-Firm_31881.html
November 4, 2010
Eastman Chemical says it has entered into a joint venture with thermoplastics manufacturer Mazzucchelli 1849 (Castiglione Olona, Italy) to produce compounded cellulose diacetate (CDA)...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/engineering_plastics/thermoplastic_polyester/Eastman-Forms-Cellulose-Diacetate-JV-in-China_30730.html
September 8, 2010
Performance Fibers (Charlotte, NC) says it will double capacity for polyester fiber and fabric at its Kaiping, China facility in order to meet "strong demand" from China and...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/engineering_plastics/thermoplastic_polyester/Performance-Fibers-Doubles-Capacity-in-China_29328.html
August 6, 2010
The expansion will come on in two phases, the first to be completed in mid-2011 and the second in 2012....
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/engineering_plastics/thermoplastic_polyester/Eastman-Announces-CHDM-Expansion_28654.html
July 29, 2010
News Release July 12, 2010, Zurich, Switzerland   The global Polyester & PET industries, with a current production capacity of around 59 mill tons/annum, have grown rapidly in...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/engineering_plastics/thermoplastic_polyester/The-15th-Annual-Polyester-and-PET-Chain-World-Congress_28036.html
July 26, 2010
Invista is considering the sale of its North American polymers and resins business, including polyethylene terephthalate (PET), polyester intermediates feedstocks, film products...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/engineering_plastics/thermoplastic_polyester/Invista-May-Sell-Polymers-and-Resins-Business_28243.html
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