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March 21, 2013
Asahi Kasei Plastics’ North America (Fowlerville, MI) business announced that it is investing $5 million in a new compounding line and plant improvements to accommodate increased...
March 6, 2013
Dow Chemical says it has licensed its Unipol polypropylene (PP) technology to Oriental Energy (Zhangjiagang, China) to be used in a 400,000-m.t./year PP plant at Zhangjiagang. It will...
February 28, 2013
Dow Chemical says that Oriental Energy has signed a license agreement with Union Carbide Chemicals & Plastics Technology, a wholly owned subsidiary of Dow, for the Unipol...
February 25, 2013
Borealis realized a €100-million ($132 million) net profit during the fourth quarter of 2012, up more than 72% on the same period the previous year, the company announced today...
February 18, 2013
The Sibur International trading company, a Sibur (Moscow) affiliate, has registered subsidiaries in Istanbul and Kiev, the company announced today. The offices will trade in basic...
February 18, 2013
Sahara Petrochemicals says that its Al Waha Petrochemicals subsidiary experienced a sudden technical interruption in the cooling water system on 14 February, which resulted in the...
February 11, 2013
The petrochemical portion of the Complejo Petroquimica Rio de Janeiro (Comperj) project at Itaborai, Brazil, will eventually require an investment of more than $5 billion, says Carlos...
February 7, 2013
Braskem's net profit swung back to positive territory in the fourth quarter of 2012 as the company reported 275 million reais ($138.3 million) in net earnings, compared with a...
February 7, 2013
European demand for polypropylene (PP) remains weak. The weakness is compounded by propylene feedstock prices, which, between September 2012 and January 2013, shed €70/m.t. ...
February 5, 2013
The strike at Sabic Europe's plant at Geleen, Netherlands, has ended, according to a Sabic announcement to the Saudi stock exchange today. “Due to the limited magnitude of the...
January 31, 2013
Strike action at Sabic's plant at Geleen, in the region of Limburg, Netherlands, commenced today, and operations at the site's production plants are being wound down, Sabic says...
January 17, 2013
The European olefin market will see 2.9 million m.t./year of steam cracker capacity enter plant turnarounds between March and June 2013, according to IHS Chemical data. These...
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