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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...
November 16, 2009
The company has set a goal to produce 2 billion of the bottles, named PlantBottle, by the end of 2010...
November 4, 2009
PolyOne reported third-quarter net income of $49.6 million (53 cts/share), up compared to a net loss of $5.6 million for the year-ago quarter. Excluding special items, PolyOne's net...
August 3, 2009
Teijin recorded a net loss ¥18 billion ($186 million) for the first quarter ended June 30, 2009, compared with a net profit of ¥2.7 billion in the corresponding period of the...
July 29, 2009
DuPont Teijin Films, a 50-50 global polyester films joint venture between Teijin and DuPont, says it will permanently shut its Florence, SC facility by the end of 2010. The facility...
June 26, 2009
The polyethylene terephthalate (PET) market continues to grapple with weak demand growth and overcapacity, producers told CW at the National Plastics Exposition, held in Chicago...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
April 1, 2009
Approximately 20% of U.S. polyethylene terephthalate demand is for bottled water, producers say....
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...
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...
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