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November 5, 2013
The European Commission has adopted a proposal that requires European member states to reduce their use of lightweight plastic carrier bags. Such plastic bags are often used only once...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/plastics/polyethylene/European-Commission-proposes-reduction-in-use-of-plastic-bags_56443.html
November 1, 2013
Chevron Phillips Chemical (CPChem) has finalized the sale of Chevron Phillips Chemical (China), which owns a polystyrene plant located in Zhangjiagang, China, to Grand Astor Limited....
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/plastics/polystyrene/CPChem-completes-sale-of-China-polystyrene-plant_56363.html
October 31, 2013
Lanxess has extended a long-term agreement with Nova Chemicals to supply crude C4 as raw material for Lanxess’s North American production assets. Financial details have not been disclosed....
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/plastics/synthetic_rubber/Lanxess-extends-North-America-C4-supply-agreement-with-Nova-Chemicals_56345.html
October 30, 2013
Rextac (Odessa, TX), a manufacturer of polypropylene (PP)-based adhesives, plans to build an integrated propane dehydrogenation (PDH)-PP facility adjacent to its petrochemical complex at Odessa, the company announced on 29 October....
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/plastics/polypropylene/Rextac-to-build-integrated-propane-dehydro-polypropylene-facility-in-Texas_56298.html
October 24, 2013
Versalis (Milan), the chemical subsidiary of ENI (Rome); and LG Chem (Seoul) today announced the signing of a memorandum of understanding (MOU) to establish a strategic alliance. The...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/plastics/polyethylene/LG-Chem-and-Versalis-enter-Europe-with-metallocene-LLDPE_56138.html
October 24, 2013
Partners in Nghi Son Refinery & Petrochemical (NSRP) joint venture announced today that they held a ground breaking ceremony on Wednesday in the presence of high-ranking officials...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/plastics/polypropylene/Vietnam-refinery-and-petchems-joint-venture-holds-ground-breaking-ceremony_56141.html
October 21, 2013
ONGC Petro Additions (Opal; Vadodara, India) expects to bring online its $4-billion petrochemical complex at Dahej, Gujarat State, India, in June or July next year, CW has learned...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/plastics/polyethylene/Opal-petrochemical-complex-online-in-mid-2014-Aramco-IPIC-possible-partners_56051.html
October 18, 2013
Braskem and Toyota Tsusho (Tokyo), the trading arm of Toyota, have renewed their agreement for the distribution of "green" polyethylene (PE) in Asia, Braskem announced today...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/plastics/polyethylene/K-2013-Braskem-and-Toyota-Tsusho-renew-distribution-agreement-for-green-PE_56030.html
October 18, 2013
Bayegan (Istanbul) has revived a major propane dehydrogenation (PDH) and polypropylene (PP) project planned in Turkey following the withdrawal earlier this year of joint venture...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/plastics/polypropylene/Bayegan-revives-$1-billion-Turkish-propane-dehydro-and-PP-project_56033.html
October 18, 2013
Equate (Safat, Kuwait), a joint venture among Petrochemical Industries Co. (PIC), Dow Chemical, Boubyan Petrochemical, and Qurain Petrochemical Industries, has completed a feasibility...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/plastics/polyethylene/Equate-presents-expansion-plans-to-board-Olefins-III-project-makes-progress_56026.html
October 18, 2013
Braskem is investing approximately $50 million reais ($22.9 million) to expand its production capacity for linear low-density polyethylene (LLDPE) by 120,000 m.t./year at the...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/plastics/polyethylene/Braskem-to-expand-LLDPE-capacity-at-Camaçari_56013.html
October 17, 2013
Dow Chemical today outlined a strategy for its performance plastics business and gave an update on the company’s major projects in Saudi Arabia and on the US Gulf Coast. Speaking...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/plastics/polyethylene/K-2013-Dow-outlines-plastics-strategy-gives-update-on-investments_56001.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/plastics/polyethylene/K-2013-More-customer-focus-and-solution-orientation_55980.html
October 16, 2013
UL Environment, a business unit of Underwriters Laboratories (UL; Northbrook, IL), has validated the benefits of Milliken's (Spartanburg, SC) new-generation Millad-branded...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/plastics/polypropylene/K-2013-Milliken-PP-clarifier-qualifies-for-environmental-claim-validation-label_55977.html
October 16, 2013
Sibur today commissioned its propane dehydrogenation (PDH) and polypropylene (PP) complex at Tobolsk, Russia in a ceremony attended by Russian president Vladimir Putin....
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/plastics/polypropylene/Sibur-commissions-PDH-PP-complex-at-Tobolsk_55955.html
October 10, 2013
The Mexican state of Veracruz is expected to receive $5 billion in direct investment by chemical companies, foreign and domestic, in Mexico, over the next five years, according to the...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/plastics/pet/Mexicos-state-of-Veracruz-expects-$11-billion-in-direct-investments-into-its-petrochemical-industry_55711.html
October 10, 2013
Metabolix (Cambridge, MA) has launched a biobased polymeric performance additive for recycled polyvinyl chloride (PVC). The I6003rp-branded additive was developed based on data...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/plastics/polyvinyl_chloride/Metabolix-launches-biobased-PVC-additive_55810.html
October 10, 2013
The prospects for most chlor-alkali and vinyls producers are not good: over the next 10 years, the global market for polyvinyl chloride (PVC) will be oversupplied by an annual average of 18 million m.t., according to analysts at IHS Chemical. However, producers in the United States will be able to maintain profitability, owing to low energy costs resulting from the boom in shale gas development, they say....
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/plastics/polyvinyl_chloride/IHS-Shale-to-shield-US-chlor-alkali-vinyls-from-huge-global-overcapacity_55798.html
October 9, 2013
Chevron Phillips Chemical’s (CPChem) $6-billion project to build an ethane cracker and two polyethylene (PE) facilities on the US Gulf Coast (USGC) will create 10,000 jobs in the...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/plastics/polyethylene/CPChem-plans-major-hiring-program-for-Texas-cracker-project-advances-organosulfurs-hike-in-Belgium_55799.html
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