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July 27, 2016
The British Plastics Federation (BPF; London), an industry association, has launched a document outlining a strategy to keep the United Kingdom a key player in the worldwide plastics...
July 27, 2016
The aircraft Solar Impulse 2 (Si2) has completed the first round-the-world flight using only solar power, traveling 42,000 kilometers over 16 months. The Si2 project aims to raise the profile of clean technologies that are already available....
July 22, 2016
Lion Elastomers (Port Neches, Texas) and East West Copolymer (Baton Rouge, Louisiana) say they have petitioned the US Department of Commerce and the US International Trade Commission to impose antidumping duties on emulsion styrene butadiene rubber (ESBR) from producers in Brazil, South Korea, Mexico, and Poland. The petitioners estimate the dumping margins for imports from these countries at 30-80%....
July 21, 2016
Ford Motor Company (Dearborn, Michigan) and tequila distiller Jose Cuervo (Mexico City, Mexico) have teamed up to explore the use of the agave plant byproduct to develop more...
July 20, 2016
Alpek's (Monterrey, Mexico) second-quarter consolidated net income totaled $70 million, down 25% year-on-year (YOY). The company's consolidated EBITDA for the quarter meanwhile grew 7%...
July 19, 2016
Ineos and MSM Poly LLC (Wilmington, Delaware) have signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) for the potential sale of intellectual property (IP) and production support related...
July 18, 2016
Westlake Chemical Corp. (Houston, Texas) is restarting its Calvert City, Kentucky, complex, which has been offline for over six weeks. The company estimates a $40 million impact divided between second- and third-quarter financial results....
July 15, 2016
Argentina's market regulator CNV (Buenos Aires) has rejected Unipar Carbocloro's (São Paulo, Brazil) $202-million offer to acquire Solvay's majority stake in Solvay Indupa...
July 14, 2016
Yokogawa Electric Korea Co. Ltd. (Seoul, South Korea), a subsidiary of Yokogawa Electric Corp. (Tokyo, Japan), has received an order to deliver control systems for a previously...
July 12, 2016
Zeon Corp. (Tokyo) has expanded production of styrene-isoprene-styrene (SIS) functional polymers at its Mizushima, Japan, plant. The expanded facilities were built for about...
July 7, 2016
Solvay has completed the divestment of its shareholding in Inovyn (London), bringing to an end Solvay's chlorvinyls joint venture with Ineos, Solvay announced today. Solvay received...
July 1, 2016
W.R. Grace has completed the previously announced acquisition of BASF’s polyolefin catalysts business. The deal includes BASF's high-activity polyethylene (PE) catalyst...
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