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December 2, 2015
LyondellBasell Industries announced on Monday that it has agreed to acquire the polypropylene (PP) compounding assets of Zylog Plastalloys of India. With the acquisition...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/plastics/polypropylene/LyondellBasell-acquires-PP-compounding-assets-of-Zylog-Plastalloys_75486.html
November 30, 2015
Indorama Ventures (Bangkok) on Monday announced that it will acquire polyethylene terephthalate (PET) manufacturer Micro Polypet. (MicroPet; New Delhi). MicroPet’s PET plant is...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/plastics/pet/Indorama-to-acquire-PET-producer-in-India_75488.html
November 23, 2015
The Japan Bank for International Cooperation (JBIC; Tokyo) signed a loan agreement amounting up to $500,000 with Sun Ace Brasil Industria Quimica e Comercio (Sabi; Sumare, Brazil), the...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/plastics/polyvinyl_chloride/Japanese-banks-to-finance-Sun-Ace-PVC-stabilizer-production-facility-in-Brazil_75413.html
November 23, 2015
Maire Tecnimont (Rome) says its Tecnimont (Milan) subsidiary in an alliance with Huan Qiu (HQC; Beijing) have been awarded a lump sum, turnkey engineering, procurement, construction...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/plastics/polypropylene/Tecnimont-and-Huan-Qiu-awarded-large-PP-plant-contract-by-Petronas_75417.html
November 19, 2015
Dow Chemical has reached agreement to acquire Chemours' aniline facility in Beaumont, TX for approximately $140 million in cash. The Beaumont, TX facility has aniline capacity of...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/plastics/methylene_dipara_phenylene_isocyanate/Dow-Chemical-to-acquire-Chemours-Beaumont-TX-aniline-unit-$140-million_75327.html
November 17, 2015
BASF has inaugurated a toluene diisocyanate (TDI) complex at its Ludwigshafen site. The total investment including precursors exceeded €1 billon ($1.06 billion). In addition to...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/plastics/toluene_diisocyanate/BASF-inaugurates-TDI-plant-at-Ludwigshafen_75280.html
November 17, 2015
Borouge, a 60-40 joint venture between Abu Dhabi National Oil Co. and Borealis (Vienna) and one of the Mideast’s largest producers of polymers, has devised its 2030 strategy...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/plastics/polyethylene/GPCA-Borouge-focuses-on-efficiency-under-2030-strategy_75276.html
November 12, 2015
Ineos Technologies has confirmed that it has licensed its Innovene S process for the manufacture of medium-density and high-density polyethylene (HDPE) to PTTGC America, an affiliate...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/plastics/polyethylene/Ineos-confirms-HDPE-license-award-from-PTTGC-America_75200.html
November 11, 2015
Indorama Ventures (Bangkok) announced on Thursday that it has signed an agreement to purchase the polyethylene terephthalate (PET),  purified terephthalic acid (PTA), and purified...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/plastics/pet/Indorama-to-acquire-Cepsas-purified-isophthalic-acid-PTA-and-PET-plants-at-San-Roque-Spain_75192.html
November 10, 2015
MOL (Budapest) has inaugurated a previously announced butadiene facility at Tiszaújváros, Hungary, the company announced today. The plant is expected to improve the...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/plastics/synthetic_rubber/MOL-inaugurates-butadiene-facility-Europes-butadiene-producers-face-softening-demand_75134.html
November 5, 2015
Trinseo (Berwyn, PA) reports net income of $52 million for the third quarter, up from a $10 million loss in the year-ago period. Sales totaled $1.028 billion, down 21% year-over-year (YOY) on the pass-through of lower raw material costs, says the company. Adjusted earnings of $1.07/share missed the mean analyst estimate of $1.28/share as compiled by Thomson Reuters (New York)....
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/plastics/polystyrene/Trinseo-swings-to-$52-million-profit-misses-estimates_74979.html
November 3, 2015
Westlake Chemical (Houston) reports third-quarter net income of $184 million, up 9.5% year-on-year (YOY) on the one-time boost of a lower effective tax rate, which offset the effects of maintenance outages. Sales totaled $1.19 billion, down 5.2% YOY on lower sales prices, partially offset by higher sales volume, the company says....
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/plastics/polyvinyl_chloride/Westlake-earnings-up-9-5-percent-YOY-on-tax-rate-sales-down-5-2-percent_74928.html
November 3, 2015
Heavy rain and flooding forced Chevron Phillips Chemical (CPChem; The Woodlands, TX) to shut down operations at its Cedar Bayou plant in Baytown, TX, on 1 November, according to a filing with the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality. According to a subsequent filing, CPChem expects to complete a site-wide restart on 12 November....
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/plastics/polyethylene/CPChem-sitewide-outage-at-Cedar-Bayou-Update_74908.html
November 2, 2015
Williams says it has signed a long-term agreement to supply propylene from its planned propane dehydrogenation (PDH) plant near Edmonton, AB, to North American Polypropylene (NAPP), which would co-locate a polypropylene plant on the same site....
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/plastics/polypropylene/Williams-agrees-to-supply-propylene-from-Edmonton-PDH-to-co-located-PP-plant_74907.html
November 2, 2015
The future looks good for North America’s polyolefin producers, according to analysts who spoke this week at the IHS Global Plastics Summit in Chicago....
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/plastics/polyethylene/Positive-outlook-for-North-American-polyolefin-producers_74878.html
October 30, 2015
SA Talke (Jubail, Saudi Arabia), an Alfred Talke (Hürth, Germany) joint venture, has been awarded an on-site logistics contract for National Petrochemical Industrial Co. (NatPet...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/plastics/polypropylene/SA-Talke-awarded-on-site-logistics-contract-by-NatPet_74877.html
October 29, 2015
Vinnolit (Ismaning, Germany), a subsidiary of Westlake Chemical, has appointed Karl-Martin Schellerer as managing director, effective 1 November. Schellerer will take the helm on the...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/plastics/polyvinyl_chloride/Vinnolit-appoints-new-managing-director_74778.html
October 28, 2015
Grupo Kuo (Mexico City) sales revenue from its synthetic rubber and plastics business totaled 2.52 billion Mexican pesos ($152.2 million) down slightly from the peso2.53 billion...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/plastics/polystyrene/Grupo-Kuo-plastics-rubber-sales-impacted-by-forex-lower-pricing-raw-material-costs_74726.html
October 28, 2015
Sibur’s subsidiary Biaxplen, a producer of biaxially-oriented polypropylene (BOPP) film, has been integrated into Sibur’s basic polymers division, Sibur said on Wednesday...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/plastics/polypropylene/Sibur-folds-BOPP-film-subsidiary-into-basic-polymers-division-shuffles-management_74728.html
October 21, 2015
Oman Oil Refineries and Petroleum Industries Co. (Orpic; Muscat) has selected the preferred bidders for its previously announced Liwa plastics complex. The companies are a subsidiary...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/plastics/polyethylene/Oman-names-preferred-bidders-for-Orpic-project-investment-costs-rise_74512.html
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