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September 20, 2011Chevron Phillips Chemical (CPChem) and Sumika Polymers America (New York) say they will permanently shut the polypropylene (PP) assets of their joint venture, Phillips Sumika...
September 8, 2011Ineos 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...
August 29, 2011Sumitomo 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...
September 1, 2011IneosTechnologies 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...
August 23, 2011Dow 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...
August 8, 2011de 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...
August 8, 2011KNM 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...
August 3, 2011Dow Chemical says that Shandong Shenda Chemical Industry Co. (Tengzhou, Shandong province, China) has selected Dow’s Unipol polypropylene (PP) process technology for its new...
July 29, 2011This Week on CW: The industry's biggest companies reported second-quarter earnings this week, and the results were mostly good. Dow, DuPont, LyondellBasell and Eastman all beat...
July 27, 2011Dow Chemical says it will sell its global polypropylene (PP) business to Braskem for $340 million. The divestiture includes Dow’s PP manufacturing facilities at Schkopau and...