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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
May 9, 2012
Ineos Olefins & Polymers Europe, a subsidiary of Ineos, says it has decided to consider the possible divestment of its high-density polyethylene (HDPE) plants at Rosignano, Italy...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/plastics/polyethylene/Ineos-Considers-Divestment-of-HDPE-Plants-in-Italy-and-France_43312.html
May 8, 2012
Westlake Chemical says it has abandoned its $1.3-billion unsolicited bid to acquire Georgia Gulf, and will liquidate its holdings of Georgia Gulf common stock as market conditions...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/plastics/polyvinyl_chloride/Westlake-Drops-Bid-for-Georgia-Gulf-UPDATED_43240.html
May 4, 2012
Advanced Petrochemical Co. (Advanced; Jubail, Saudi Arabia) and the Turkish trader Bayegan (Istanbul) signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) on Thursday to build a $1-billion...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/plastics/polypropylene/Advanced-Petrochemical-and-Bayegan-to-Form-PP-Production-JV-in-Turkey_43222.html
May 3, 2012
Georgia Gulf’s first-quarter net income nearly tripled from the year-ago quarter, to $35.3 million, on sales up 9%, to $859.9 million. First-quarter 2012 earnings includes a...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/plastics/polyvinyl_chloride/Profits-Rise-at-Georgia-Gulf_43199.html
May 1, 2012
Advanced Petrochemical Co. (Advanced; Jubail, Saudi Arabia) says it will shortly sign a memorandum of understanding with an undisclosed Turkish firm to form a polypropylene (PP)...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/plastics/polypropylene/Advanced-Petrochemical-to-Establish-PP-Production-Joint-Venture-in-Turkey_43146.html
April 30, 2012
Sibur (Moscow) and Sinopec signed a cooperation agreement on April 28, which will form the basis for the creation of the previously announced joint venture for the production of...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/plastics/synthetic_rubber/Sibur-and-Sinopec-Move-Ahead-with-Nitrile-Rubber-JV-in-Russia_43101.html
April 19, 2012
Indorama Ventures (Bangkok) says it has partly resumed production at the polyethylene terephthalate (PET) resin plant operated by Indorama Polymers and AsiaPet at Lopburi, Thailand...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/plastics/pet/Indorama-Resumes-Production-at-PET-Plant-in-Thailand_42793.html
April 18, 2012
Advanced Petrochemical Company (Advanced; Jubail, Saudi Arabia) has reported a major drop in profit in the first quarter of this year compared with the same period of last year and...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/plastics/polypropylene/Advanced-Reports-Lower-Profits-Citing-Low-Prices-and-High-Feedstock-Costs_42750.html
April 11, 2012
Sibur (Moscow) says it has acquired the remaining 50% of the chartered capital of Biaxplen LLC (Moscow), one of Russia's largest manufacturers of biaxially oriented polypropylene film...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/plastics/polypropylene/Sibur-Acquires-the-Remaining-50-percent-of-Russian-PP-Film-Producer_42624.html
April 3, 2012
Artlant PTA (Sines, Portugal) has started up a 700,000 m.t./year purified terephthalic acid (PTA) plant at Sines, Portugal. Product from the plant will be used mostly to make...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/plastics/pet/Artlant-Starts-up-PTA-Plant-at-Sines_42394.html
April 2, 2012
Braskem (São Paulo) says it has appointed Fernando Musa CEO of Braskem America (Philadelphia), replacing Luiz de Mendonca, who will take the job of CEO at ETH Bioenergia, an...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/plastics/polypropylene/Musa-to-Take-the-Helm-at-Braskem-America_42433.html
April 2, 2012
Chevron Phillips Chemical (CPChem) syas it will build a 250,000 m.t./year on-purpose 1-hexene plant at its Cedar Bayou Chemical Complex at Baytown, TX. Construction is expected to...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/plastics/polyethylene/CPChem-Plans-1-Hexene-Plant-at-Baytown_42431.html
March 30, 2012
Braskem (São Paulo) says it has a signed a deal with Mitsubishi Heavy Industries to supply three compressor trains for the planned 1.05 million m.t./year Ethylene XXI complex at...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/plastics/polyethylene/Mitsubishi-to-Supply-Compressor-Trains-for-Braskem-Idesa-Ethylene-XXI-Project_42403.html
March 27, 2012
Georgia Gulf and Galata Chemicals (Southbury, CT) say they are collaborating to develop flexible, biobased polyvinyl chloride (PVC) compounds containing Galata's biobased Drapex Alpha...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/plastics/polyvinyl_chloride/Georgia-Gulf-Taps-Galata-for-Biobased-PVC-Plasticizers_42339.html
March 26, 2012
Avantium (Amsterdam), a catalyst technology firm, and Danone, have agreed to jointly develop bottles made from bio-polyethylene furanoate (PEF). The partnership will use...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/plastics/pet/Avantium-and-Danone-Agree-to-Develop-Bio-PEF-Bottles_42282.html
March 20, 2012
Styron has proposed an improved process to help customers in Europe by settling monthly contract prices for polystyrene (PS) in the first week but not later than the tenth working day...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/plastics/polystyrene/Styron-Proposes-Changes-to-Polystyrene-Settlements-in-Europe_42101.html
March 20, 2012
SCG Chemicals, the chemical subsidiary of Siam Cement Group (SCG; Bangkok) says it has acquired additional shares in polyvinyl chloride (PVC) producer Thai Plastic and Chemicals (TPC...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/plastics/polyvinyl_chloride/Siam-Cement-Further-Increases-Stake-in-Thai-Plastic-and-Chemicals_42118.html
March 20, 2012
The Shaw Group says it has formed an exclusive alliance with Total Petrochemicals to jointly market and license Total Petrochemicals’ polystyrene (PS) technology on a worldwide...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/plastics/polystyrene/Shaw-Forms-Global-Polystyrene-Licensing-Alliance-with-Total_42117.html
March 19, 2012
Ineos Technologies says it has licensed its Innovene polypropylene (PP) process to China Shenhua Coal to Liquid and Chemical Co. (Beijing), a wholly owned subsidiary of Shenhua Group...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/plastics/polypropylene/Ineos-Licenses-Polypropylene-Technology-to-Chinese-Firm_42105.html
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