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December 23, 2011
The light vehicle industry is a customer of growing importance for the chemical industry in North America, according to ACC's latest Chemistry and Light Vehicles report, released this...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/plastics/polypropylene/Relationship-Between-Light-Vehicles-and-the-Chemical-Industry-Grows-Stronger_39967.html
December 8, 2011
NatPet (Yanbu, Saudi Arabia), a subsidiary of the Alujain Group, is diversifying downstream into plastics processing, using polypropylene (PP) from its 400,000 m.t./year Yanbu...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/plastics/polypropylene/NatPet-Diversifies-Downstream-Completes-Reliability-Tests_39483.html
December 8, 2011
Chevron Phillips Chemical (CPChem) said on Wednesday that construction on its Saudi petrochemical joint venture project has been completed. The complex was built at Jubail by Saudi...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/plastics/polypropylene/CPChem-Completes-Construction-of-Saudi-Petrochemical-Complex_39599.html
November 30, 2011
UOP has licensed its propane dehydrogenation technology to Zhejiang Shaoxing Sanjin Petrochemical Co., a wholly owned subsidiary of Zhejiang Fuling Holding Group (Shaoxing City...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/plastics/polypropylene/UOP-Licenses-Propane-Dehydrogenation-Technology-for-Big-Plant-in-China_39422.html
November 17, 2011
Industry groups Plastics Europe (Brussels, Belgium), ACC and the Society of the Plastics Industry (SPI; Washington, DC) have partnered with 51 other global plastics organizations to...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/plastics/polypropylene/Plastics-Groups-Partner-to-Combat-Marine-Litter_39127.html
October 28, 2011
LyondellBasell reported third-quarter net income of $895 million, up 92% from the year-ago quarter, on sales up 29%, to $13 billion. Results were driven by strong performance in the...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/plastics/polypropylene/LyondellBasells-Earnings-Soar-on-Advantaged-U-S-Olefins-Business_38683.html
October 20, 2011
LyondellBasell says it has developed an enhanced logistics concept with its distributors designed to improve service to its polypropylene (PP) and polyethylene (PE) customers in...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/plastics/polypropylene/LyondellBasell-Enhances-European-PP-and-PE-Distribution-Plans-to-Close-Alastian-Sales-Channel-Next-Month_38434.html
October 19, 2011
Ineos says it has been awarded a contract to license the company's Innovene polypropylene (PP) technology to Sinopec Maoming Co., a Sinopec subsidiary. The technology will be used in a...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/plastics/polypropylene/Ineos-Awarded-Its-Fourth-PP-Technology-License-in-China-this-Year_38405.html
October 17, 2011
The global polypropylene (PP) market will grow by 5%-6%/year in 2011-12, producers and analysts say. PP, invented more than 50 years ago, continues to find new uses and generate growth...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/plastics/polypropylene/Polypropylene-Automotive-Trends-Versatility-Boost-Demand_38304.html
October 7, 2011
Researchers from the U.K. Universities of Durham (Durham) and Leeds (Leeds) have developed a model that can be used as a high tech recipe book for making the perfect plastic for a...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/plastics/polypropylene/U-K-Researchers-Take-out-Trial-and-Error-of-Developing-Novel-Plastic-Compounds_38160.html
October 3, 2011
Braskem says it has completed the acquisition of the polypropylene (PP) business from Dow Chemical. The assets involved in the deal include manufacturing sites at Freeport and...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/plastics/polypropylene/Braskem-Completes-Acquisition-of-Dows-PP-Business_38000.html
September 28, 2011
Alujain Corporation says that has had to take offline a propane dehydrogenation and polypropylene (PP) complex at Yanbu belonging to subsidiary NatPet, following a “sudden...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/plastics/polypropylene/NatPet-Takes-Yanbu-PP-Complex-Offline-Due-to-Technical-Problems_37914.html
September 26, 2011
Chevron Phillips Chemical (CPChem) and Sumitomo Chemical say they will permanently shut down the polypropylene (PP) assets of their joint venture, Phillips Sumika Polypropylene, at...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/plastics/polypropylene/CPChem-Shutters-Texas-Polypropylene-JV_37839.html
September 20, 2011
Chevron Phillips Chemical (CPChem) and Sumika Polymers America (New York) say they will permanently shut the polypropylene (PP) assets of their joint venture, Phillips Sumika...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/plastics/polypropylene/CPChem-to-Close-PP-Joint-Venture-in-Pasadena_37580.html
September 8, 2011
Ineos Technologies has licensed its Innovene polypropylene (PP) process to to Ningxia Baofeng Energy Group Co., to be used in a 300,000-m.t./year plant at Ningxia, China. The unit will...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/plastics/polypropylene/Ineos-Agrees-on-Another-PP-Technology-Licence-in-China_37414.html
September 1, 2011
IneosTechnologies says it has licensed its Innovene polypropylene (PP) process to the Shaanxi Yanchang Petroleum Yanan Energy and Chemical Company at Shaanxi, China. The 300,000...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/plastics/polypropylene/Ineos-Licenses-Polypropylene-Technology-to-Chinese-Group_37307.html
August 29, 2011
Sumitomo Chemical has established a 50-50 joint venture with Jilin Xindongtai Engineering Plastics, a compounds producer based at an automotive industry development zone in Jilin...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/plastics/polypropylene/Sumitomo-establishes-PP-Compounds-JV-in-China_37147.html
August 23, 2011
Dow Chemical says that Qinghai Salt Lake Industry Co. (Xining, Qinghai province, China) has selected Dow’s Unipol polypropylene (PP) process technology for its new 160,000...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/plastics/polypropylene/Chinese-Firm-Selects-Dows-Polypropylene-Technology_37013.html
August 8, 2011
de Mendonca: Boosting PP business in U.S. Braskem has announced plans to acquire Dow Chemical’s polypropylene (PP) business for $340 million. The deal includes Dow’s PP...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/plastics/polypropylene/Braskem-to-Acquire-Dows-PP-Business-for-$340-Million_36684.html
August 8, 2011
KNM Group (Selangor, Malaysia) and Zecon (Kuching, Malaysia) have signed an agreement with Gulf Asian Petroleum (GAP; Kuala Lumpur) to build a refinery and polypropylene (PP) plant at...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/plastics/polypropylene/Gulf-Asian-Petroleum-Plans-Refinery-and-PP-Complex-in-Malaysia_36669.html
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