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March 5, 2013
Lanxess says that, following a previously announced feasibility study, it has decided to convert production of emulsion styrene butadiene rubber (E-SBR) used in standard tires to...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/plastics/synthetic_rubber/Lanxess-to-invest-&euro80-million-to-switch-to-S-SBR-production-in-Brazil_50243.html
March 4, 2013
The Sri Lankan government has authorized Peak Energy (Singapore) to build a polyethylene terephthalate (PET) manufacturing plant in the port city of Hambantota, Sri Lanka, under the...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/plastics/pet/Sri-Lanka-gives-green-light-to-Singapore-firm-for-PET-project_50225.html
March 1, 2013
Net income for the fourth quarter 2012 totaled $95.3 million, or $1.42 per diluted share, compared to net income of $26.4 million, or $0.40 per diluted share, in the year-ago period....
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/plastics/polyethylene/Westlake-earnings-soar-on-shale-advantage_49940.html
March 1, 2013
Fourth-quarter 2012 profit totaled $57 million on revenue of $1.104 billion, versus profit of $77 million on revenue of $1.102 billion in the year-ago period....
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/plastics/polyethylene/Nova-earnings-down-on-falling-ethylene-prices_50200.html
March 1, 2013
The European Commission has informed ENI (Rome) and its chemicals affiliate Versalis (Milan), formerly known as Polimeri Europa, that it intends to reimpose a supplementary fine on the...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/plastics/synthetic_rubber/European-Commission-tries-again-to-fine-ENI-and-Versalis-as-repeat-offenders-in-synthetic-rubber-price-fixing-case_50194.html
March 1, 2013
Solvay has confirmed CW reports that it plans to exit its Latin American polyvinyl chloride (PVC) business Indupa. The company reported Indupa as “assets held for sale” in...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/plastics/polyvinyl_chloride/Solvay-to-sell-Latin-American-PVC-business-Indupa_50167.html
March 1, 2013
Schnur: Significant step in expanding CPVC business. Lubrizol and Sekisui Chemical (Tokyo) say they have agreed to establish a joint venture company in Thailand to manufacture...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/plastics/polyvinyl_chloride/Lubrizol-Sekisui-form-JV-for-Thai-manufacture-of-chlorinated-PVC_50144.html
February 28, 2013
Dow Chemical says that Oriental Energy has signed a license agreement with Union Carbide Chemicals & Plastics Technology, a wholly owned subsidiary of Dow, for the Unipol...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/plastics/polypropylene/Chinese-firm-selects-Dows-Unipol-PP-process-technology_50108.html
February 25, 2013
Borealis realized a €100-million ($132 million) net profit during the fourth quarter of 2012, up more than 72% on the same period the previous year, the company announced today...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/plastics/polyethylene/Borealis-posts-fourth-quarter-profit-up-72-percent_50039.html
February 21, 2013
Lubrizol and Sekisui Chemical (Tokyo) say that they have agreed to establish a joint venture company in Thailand to manufacture chlorinated polyvinyl chloride (CPVC) resin. The jv...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/plastics/polyvinyl_chloride/Lubrizol-and-Sekisui-Chemical-to-establish-JV-to-manufacture-chlorinated-PVC-in-Thailand_49984.html
February 21, 2013
Ineos has announced that, following an internal asset review, it will restructure its chlor-vinyls business to address overcapacity in chlorine, vinyl chloride monomer (VCM), and...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/plastics/polyvinyl_chloride/Ineos-restructures-chlor-vinyls-business-including-plant-closures_49114.html
February 18, 2013
The Sibur International trading company, a Sibur (Moscow) affiliate, has registered subsidiaries in Istanbul and Kiev, the company announced today. The offices will trade in basic...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/plastics/polyethylene/Sibur-opens-trading-offices-in-Ukraine-and-Turkey_49925.html
February 18, 2013
Solvay has confirmed CW’s exclusive report that it plans to exit its Latin American polyvinyl chloride (PVC) business Indupa. The company reported Indupa as “assets held...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/plastics/polyvinyl_chloride/Solvay-to-sell-Latin-American-PVC-business-Indupa_49926.html
February 18, 2013
Sahara Petrochemicals says that its Al Waha Petrochemicals subsidiary experienced a sudden technical interruption in the cooling water system on 14 February, which resulted in the...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/plastics/polypropylene/Two-Saudi-polypropylene-plants-taken-offline-for-maintenance-and-to-fix-technical-problems_49920.html
February 14, 2013
Solvay achieved a 79% increase in its net income, group share, for the fourth quarter of 2012, to €203 million ($273 million) from €184 million in the fourth quarter a year...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/plastics/polyvinyl_chloride/Solvays-fourth-quarter-net-income-soars-79-percent_49823.html
February 14, 2013
Axiall’s chlorovinyls segment posted operating income of $77 million for the quarter, up from $21.5 million in the year-ago period...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/plastics/polyvinyl_chloride/Chlorovinyls-drive-strong-fourth-quarter-for-Axiall_49824.html
February 13, 2013
The petrochemical portion of the Complejo Petroquimica Rio de Janeiro (Comperj) project at Itaborai, Brazil, will eventually require an investment of more than $5 billion, says Carlos...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/plastics/polyethylene/Report-Braskems-investment-in-Comperj-petchem-project-valued-at-more-than-$3-2-billion_49739.html
February 13, 2013
Indo Rama Synthetics India (Gurgaon), a company quoted on the Bombay Stock Exchange and the National Stock Exchange of India, will invest 45 billion Indian rupees ($833 million) over a...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/plastics/pet/Reports-Indo-Rama-Synthetics-PTA-PET-project-in-Tamil-Nadu-to-cost-Rs45-billion_49783.html
February 13, 2013
Alpek (San Pedro Garza García, Mexico) reported a 52% drop in net consolidated profit during the fourth quarter, to $518 million. Consolidated fourth-quarter revenue...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/plastics/pet/Alpek-consolidated-profit-falls-52-percent-in-fourth-quarter_49781.html
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