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July 29, 2010
News Release July 12, 2010, Zurich, Switzerland   The global Polyester & PET industries, with a current production capacity of around 59 mill tons/annum, have grown rapidly in...
July 6, 2010
Equipolymers (Dubai) has completed the sale of its purified terephthalic acid (PTA) and polyethylene terephthalate (PET) plants at Ottana on the Italian island of Sardinia, to a joint...
June 10, 2010
La Seda de Barcelona says it has agreed to sell its Industrias Quimicas Asociadas (IQA; Tarragona, Spain) ethylene oxide (EO) and ethylene glycol (EG) production subsidiary to American...
May 28, 2010
Chávez sought Clark Inciarte's resignation but gave him his job back a week later after receiving a detailed report showing the resins price increase was justified. Chávez says officials at state-owned companies must obtain his authorization before increasing prices. Venezuela's January 2010 currency devaluation and years without any increases for resins made the 45% rise necessary, executives say....
May 5, 2010
PolyOne reported first-quarter net income of $18.4 million, compared to a net loss of $17.7million for the year-ago period. Earnings per share were 19 cts/share, beating analyst...
March 9, 2010
Researchers at the University of Torino in Italy found that treating polyethylene terephthalate (PET) fibers with a low-temperature, partially ionized gas increased the fibers' affinity for water....
March 1, 2010
Eastman Chemical has filed a lawsuit in the U.S. District Court for the District of Delaware against DAK Americas over their unauthorized use of Eastman’s IntegRex technology for...
February 28, 2010
Invista, the fibers subsidiary of Koch Industries (Wichita, KS), says it will stop producing purified terephthalic acid (PTA) at its Wilmington, NC facility by mid-March because market...
February 5, 2010
The U.S. District Court in Wilmington, DE has ruled in favor of Eastman Chemical in a patent infringement lawsuit filed by Wellman. The court’s decision that held two Wellman...
January 22, 2010
Indian Oil Corp. (IOC; New Delhi) expects to complete a detailed feasibility study in March 2010 to build a purified terephthalic acid (PTA) plant next to the company’s Koyali...
January 14, 2010
Shares are to be listed on the Bangkok stock exchange....
January 11, 2010
NEW YORK, January 11, 2010 – Access Intelligence (News) (AI), owners of SRI Consulting (chemical.ihs.com) Chemical Week (CW) (www.chemweek.com) and Chemical Engineering...
January 7, 2010
Equipolymers (Horgen, Switzerland), a producer of purified terephthalic acid (PTA) and polyethylene terephthalate (PET) bottle resin jointly owned by Dow Chemical and Petrochemical...
December 22, 2009
Eastman Chemical has filed a lawuit suit in the U.S. District Court for the District of Delaware against Indorama Polymers (Bangkok) over their unauthorized use of Eastman’s...
December 1, 2009
Coca-Cola says it has begun selling beverages in polyethylene terephthalate (PET) bottles made partially from renewable material and expects to produce 2 billion of the bottles, named...
December 1, 2009
China, the European Union (EU), and India have each begun antidumping procedures this year against petrochemical exports from the Mideast. The cases provoked a strong reaction from the...
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