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May 3, 2016
VinylPlus, the European polyvinyl chloride (PVC) industry sustainability development program, recycled 514,913 m.t. of PVC within its framework last year. Window profiles and related...
May 2, 2016
Solvay announced on Tuesday that it has signed a definitive agreement with the Brazilian chemical group Unipar Carbocloro (São Paulo) to sell its 70.59% stake in the polyvinyl...
April 29, 2016
There has been no damage to Petroquimica Mexicana de Vinilo's (PMV) chlor-alkali production following the explosion at the Pajaritos petrochemical complex at Coazalcoalcos, Mexico, on...
April 28, 2016
A contractor working on Nova Chemicals’ polyethylene 1 (PE1) expansion project in Joffre, AB, died shortly after an accident on 27 April. The contractor, who was working on a stationary crane, “came in contact with equipment resulting in severe trauma,” the company says....
April 22, 2016
The death toll from the 20 April explosion at Petroquímica Mexicana de Vinilos (PMV)—a 56–44 joint venture of Mexichem (Tlalnepantla, Mexico) and Petróleos...
April 22, 2016
BASF announced on Friday that it signed an agreement to sell its global polyolefin catalysts business to W.R. Grace. BASF and Grace intend to complete the transaction in the third quarter of 2016....
April 21, 2016
Petróleos Mexicanos (Pemex) has confirmed that the number of fatalities has increased to 13, from three reported earlier, and that 88 are injured and receiving hospital...
April 20, 2016
Sibur (Moscow) has confirmed earlier reports that the company’s previously announced gas-based petrochemical project in the Amur region of far eastern Russia will likely be a...
April 20, 2016
Bemis Company (Neenah, WI), which supplies packaging to the food, consumer products and healthcare industries, has signed an agreement to acquire SteriPack Group’s medical device...
April 14, 2016
New antidumping duties on polyethylene terephthalate (PET) resin from China, India, Oman, and Canada are unlikely to reduce imports by the United States, but they may improve the margins of domestic producers, IHS Chemical says....
April 15, 2016
Alpek's (Monterrey, Mexico) consolidated net income for the first quarter of this year totaled $105 million, more than doubling the $48 million recorded in the first quarter of last...
April 11, 2016
OxyVinyls put out a small fire over the weekend at its vinyl chloride monomer (VCM) plant in La Porte, TX, which is undergoing a planned turnaround. In a community hotline message, the company said the fire began on the afternoon of 9 April and was extinguished the same day....
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