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June 26, 2009
Uhde Inventa-Fischer says it has been awarded a contract by Sabic to supply technology and provide the complete basic engineering package for an expansion of polyethylene terephthalate...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/plastics/pet/Uhde-Inventa-Fischer-Awarded-Contract-for-Sabic-PET-Plant_19824.html
April 29, 2009
Chemists in research groups around the world are stepping up their development of processes that use CO2 as a feedstock, say experts at Süd-Chemie’s (Munich) “Defining...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/plastics/pet/Chemists-Step-Up-Research-to-Convert-CO2-into-Feedstocks_18559.html
April 22, 2009
Invista, a subsidiary of Koch Industries (Wichita, KS), says that it will cut about 240 jobs at its Maitland, ON nylon intermediates and specialty materials plant as part of...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/plastics/pet/-Invista-to-Idle-Plant-Cut-Jobs-_18409.html
April 10, 2009
The management of polyethylene terephthalate (PET) resin and polyester fiber producer Tergal Industries (Gauchy, France) has made an offer to buy the company. Tergal initiated...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/plastics/pet/Bid-Made-on-PET-Firm_18175.html
April 10, 2009
Major bottled water brands are ramping up efforts to reduce the plastic content in water bottles to cut costs and respond to increasing consumer environmental concerns. Water bottles...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/plastics/pet/AquaFina-Reformulates-to-Use-Less-PET_18179.html
April 10, 2009
Ball Corp. (Broomfield, CO) says it will permanently stop manufacturing polyethylene terephthalate (PET) bottles at its Baldwinsville, NY, and Watertown, WI facilities due to weak...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/plastics/pet/-Ball-to-Close-Two-PET-Plants-_18236.html
April 1, 2009
Approximately 20% of U.S. polyethylene terephthalate demand is for bottled water, producers say....
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/plastics/pet/Water-Bottle-Lightweighting-Trims-PET-Demand_17959.html
March 30, 2009
The cumulative effect of plastics recycling on the global consumption of thermoplastic resins is having a negligible impact on the displacement of virgin resin, according to...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/plastics/pet/STUDY-Plastics-Recycling-Still-having-Negligible-Impact-on-Virgin-Resins-Market_17903.html
March 16, 2009
Researchers at Wolfgang Goethe University (Frankfurt) say they have discovered synthetic estrogen leaching into mineral water from plastic bottles made with polyethylene terephthalate...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/plastics/pet/German-Researchers-Link-PET-to-an-Estrogen-Mimicking-Chemical_17615.html
February 4, 2009
Octal Petrochemicals' project raises the company's capacity to 330,000 m.t./year....
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/plastics/pet/PET-Expansion-Starts-up-in-Oman_16840.html
January 28, 2009
Dow Chemical and Petrochemical Industries Co. (Safat, Kuwait), equal partners in Equipolymers (Horgen, Switzerland), a producer of purified terephthalic acid (PTA) and polyethylene...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/plastics/pet/Dow-and-Kuwaits-PIC-to-Divest-Italian-Unit-of-Equipolymers_16720.html
January 16, 2009
Equipolymers says it has lifted its force majeure declaration on polyethylene terephthalate (PET) shipments from its Ottana, Italy production facility. Force majeure was declared last...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/plastics/pet/Equipolymers-Restarts-PET_16511.html
January 13, 2009
Braskem (São Paulo) says it has deactivated its polyethylene terephthalate (PET) unit at its Camaçari petrochemical complex in Brazil and has exited the business because...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/plastics/pet/Braskem-Exits-Pet-Business_16275.html
December 24, 2008
Wellman says more than 80% of its stakeholders voted in favor of a modified reorganization plan that will allow...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/plastics/pet/Reorganized-Wellman-Expects-Bankruptcy-Exit-Next-Month_16090.html
November 23, 2008
The polyethylene terephthalate (PET) industry is feeling the pressure of the economic downturn. Producers, faced with oversupply, are being forced to rationalize capacity. “In...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/plastics/pet/PET-Industry-Hurt-by-Economic-Downturn_15544.html
November 18, 2008
Invista says it has concluded a polyethylene terephthalate (PET) manufacturing agreement with an unnamed polyester manufacturer at Greer, SC, and that it permanently idled 150,000...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/plastics/pet/Invista-Shutters-PET-Capacity_15361.html
November 18, 2008
Prices U.S.: 63 cts-65 cts/lb, November contracts Europe: €1,250-1,290/m.t., October contracts Outlook Demand in the global polyethylene terephthalate (PET) market was 42.9...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/plastics/pet/PET_15413.html
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