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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 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
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
February 21, 2012
Mitra: Doubling investments in petchems. India’s petrochemical and polymer sectors are set for a major boost under the country’s 12th five-year plan, which runs through...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/plastics/polypropylene/Petrochemicals-and-Polymers-Sector-Poised-for-Major-Expansion_41412.html
February 14, 2012
Ineos Technologies says it has licensed its Innovene polypropylene (PP) process to Zhong Tian He Chuang Energy Co., a joint venture between Sinopec and China Coal group (Beijing), for...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/plastics/polypropylene/Ineos-Licenses-Polypropylene-Technology-to-Chinese-Firm_41336.html
February 14, 2012
Sibur's petrochemical production went up by 6.7% in 2011, to 14.4 million m.t. Polymers and synthetic rubbers production, however, decreased 4.6% and 1.4% in 2011, to 564,700 m.t. and...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/plastics/polypropylene/Sibur-Reports-Increase-in-Petchem-Production-Decrease-in-Polymers-Output-in-2011_41334.html
February 1, 2012
PlastIndia, a triennial plastics show, opened in New Delhi today. The international exhibition and conference was inaugurated by K. Jose Cyriac, secretary at the department of...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/plastics/polypropylene/PlastIndia-2012-Infinite-Opportunities_40951.html
January 25, 2012
The Asian Development Bank (ADB; Manila) said today that it has approved a loan and political risk guarantees of up to $400 million to help build a previously announced petrochemical...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/plastics/polypropylene/ADB-Helps-Develop-Uzbekistans-Largest-Petchems-Complex_40740.html
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
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