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June 14, 2012
Mitsui Chemicals today confirmed a major restructuring program for its polyurethanes (PU) business, which will involve sourcing isocyanates and other PU products from Sabic and...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/plastics/methylene_dipara_phenylene_isocyanate/Mitsui-Chemicals-Restructures-PU-Business-Closes-Chiba-PPG-Plant_43936.html
June 12, 2012
Jacobs Engineering has been awarded an engineering, procurement and construction management (EPCM) contract for three polyethylene (PE) trains for Sadara Chemical Company (Sadara), a...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/plastics/polyethylene/Sadara-Awards-Polyethylene-Plant-Contract-to-Jacobs-Engineering_44100.html
June 11, 2012
Sibur (Moscow) and Sinopec signed a cooperation agreement last week, which will form the basis for the creation of the previously announced joint venture for the production of nitrile...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/plastics/synthetic_rubber/Sibur-and-Sinopec-Move-Ahead-with-Synthetic-Rubber-JV-in-China_44075.html
June 5, 2012
Coca-Cola, Ford Motor Company, H.J. Heinz, Nike and Procter & Gamble have formed a consortium to promote research for developing polyethylene terephthalate (PET) that is 100%...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/plastics/pet/Coca-Cola-Joins-with-Four-Multinationals-in-Push-for-Biobased-PET_43973.html
June 3, 2012
Sahara Petrochemicals (Riyadh) has announced that its Al Waha Petrochemicals joint venture with LyondellBasell was taken offline on June 1 for a scheduled maintenance turnaround and to...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/plastics/polypropylene/Al-Waha-Propane-Dehydro-and-PP-Complex-are-Offline-for-Modifications_43935.html
June 1, 2012
This Week on CW:   ExxonMobil Chemical has filed permits to build a 1.5 million m.t./year ethane cracker and two 650,000 m.t./year polyethylene plants in Texas.   H.B. Fuller...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/plastics/polyethylene/Chemical-Industry-Weekly-News-Round-Up-June-1_43930.html
June 1, 2012
Ajinomoto (Tokyo) and Bridgestone (Tokyo) say they have jointly developed synthetic rubber using bio-based isoprene, a new raw material produced using fermentation technology from...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/plastics/synthetic_rubber/Ajinomoto-and-Bridgestone-Jointly-Develop-Synthetic-Rubber-from-Biomass_43902.html
June 1, 2012
PTT Global Chemical (Bangkok) and Perstorp say that PTT Global Chemical has completed the previously announced acquisition of a 51% stake in Perstorp’s isocynates business, for...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/plastics/toluene_diisocyanate/Perstorp-and-PTT-Global-Chemical-Establish-Isocyanates-JV_43897.html
May 30, 2012
Lanxess says it plans to invest about €30 million by 2015 to enhance productivity and energy efficiency at the company's production site for high-performance rubber at Port...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/plastics/synthetic_rubber/Lanxess-Invests-at-Tire-Rubbers-Production-Site-in-France_43807.html
May 25, 2012
Rosneft (Moscow), Russia’s oil and gas major with petrochemical ambitions, has appointed Igor Sechin as the new president of the company. The appointment was endorsed by...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/plastics/polyethylene/New-Company-President-Plans-to-Revitalize-Rosneft_43717.html
May 24, 2012
The Ministry of Strategy and Finance (Mosf; Gwacheon City, South Korea) says it will extend antidumping duties on polyethelene terepthalate (PET) films imported from China and India...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/plastics/pet/Korea-to-Extend-Antidumping-Duties-on-PET-Films-from-China-and-India_43718.html
May 23, 2012
Lanxess and TSRC Corp. (Taipei) have started up the previously announced joint venture nitrile butadiene rubber (NBR) plant at Nantong, China. The companies jointly invested $50...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/plastics/synthetic_rubber/Lanxess-and-TSRC-Open-Nitrile-Rubber-JV-Plant-in-China_43677.html
May 21, 2012

Commodity prices have had one of the steepest weekly slips since the recession, according to the IHS Global Insight Industrial Materials Price Index (GIIMPI). The 3% decline comes as market sentiment sours over the impact of elections and austerity programs in Europe.

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http://www.chemweek.com/markets/plastics/polyethylene/Materials-Prices-Fall-Sharply_43630.html
May 21, 2012
Braskem (São Paulo) and Grupo Idesa (Mexico City) say they have received final approval for $300 million in financing from the International Finance Corporation (Washington)...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/plastics/polyethylene/Ethylene-XXI-Receives-Financing-Environmental-Approvals_43631.html
May 21, 2012
Iran’s president Mahmoud Ahmedinejad today attended the official inauguration of the Arvand polyvinyl chloride (PVC) manufacturing complex at Bandar Imam, Iran. The complex...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/plastics/polyvinyl_chloride/Iran-Inaugurates-Arvand-PVC-Plant-at-Bandar-Imam_43625.html
May 18, 2012
Woelfel: Positioning the company for growth. Nova Chemicals has set out to capitalize on abundant and cost-advantaged ethane by expanding ethylene and polyethylene (PE) operations in...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/plastics/polyethylene/Nova-Chemicals-Boosting-Feedstocks-Reaping-Benefits_43534.html
May 11, 2012
This Week on CW:   Westlake has dropped its $1.3-billion unsolicited bid for Georgia Gulf after the rival vinyls maker refused to enter into negotiations.   Ineos is...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/plastics/polyethylene/Chemical-Industry-Weekly-News-Round-Up-May-11_43431.html
May 11, 2012
PolyOne has signed a cooperation and supply agreement with Xenia to successfully transition from metal or thermoset resins to thermoplastic composites in high-end applications. This...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/plastics/polyethylene/PolyOne-and-Xenia-Sign-Metal-and-Thermoset-Replacement-Agreement_43331.html
May 11, 2012
LyondellBasell is increasing its dividend by 60%, effective June 11, to shareholders on record as of May 21. The 40 cts/share payments are subject to approval by the management board...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/plastics/polyethylene/LyondellBasell-Increases-Dividend_43317.html
May 10, 2012
Nova Chemicals says it will sell its performance styrenics business to insulated building materials maker PFB Corp (Calgary, AB). Financial details were not disclosed. The deal also...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/plastics/polystyrene/Nova-Chemicals-Sells-Styrenics-Business_43341.html
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