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July 18, 2012
Nizhnekamskneftekhim (Nizhnekamsk, Russia), one of the leading petrochemical producers in Russia and the country’s largest styrenics player, is adding a fourth polystyrene (PS)...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/plastics/polystyrene/Nizhnekamsk-Awards-Toyo-PS-Contract-Ups-Styrenics-Output_44963.html
May 10, 2012
Nova Chemicals says it will sell its performance styrenics business to insulated building materials maker PFB Corp (Calgary, AB). Financial details were not disclosed. The deal also...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/plastics/polystyrene/Nova-Chemicals-Sells-Styrenics-Business_43341.html
March 20, 2012
Styron has proposed an improved process to help customers in Europe by settling monthly contract prices for polystyrene (PS) in the first week but not later than the tenth working day...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/plastics/polystyrene/Styron-Proposes-Changes-to-Polystyrene-Settlements-in-Europe_42101.html
March 20, 2012
The Shaw Group says it has formed an exclusive alliance with Total Petrochemicals to jointly market and license Total Petrochemicals’ polystyrene (PS) technology on a worldwide...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/plastics/polystyrene/Shaw-Forms-Global-Polystyrene-Licensing-Alliance-with-Total_42117.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/polystyrene/Sibur-Reports-Increase-in-Petchem-Production-Decrease-in-Polymers-Output-in-2011_41334.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/polystyrene/Plastics-Groups-Partner-to-Combat-Marine-Litter_39127.html
November 16, 2011
Total Petrochemicals says it will permanently shut down a 200-million lb/year polystyrene (PS) plant at Carville, LA, which has been idled since the second half of 2010. "The...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/plastics/polystyrene/Total-Shutters-Carville-Polystyrene-Plant_39080.html
November 3, 2011
BASF plans to increase the production capacity of Neopor, its expandable polystyrene (EPS) insulation material at facilities in Ludwigshafen by about 60,000 m.t./year from December...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/plastics/polystyrene/BASF-Ups-EPS-Capacity-in-Germany-_38818.html
October 4, 2011
BASF and Ineos, partners in the styrenics joint venture Styrolution, say the company started operating as an independent unit on October 1, 2011, following approval from the relevant...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/plastics/polystyrene/BASF-and-Ineos-Launch-Styrolution-Are-Close-to-Divesting-Spanish-ABS-Asset_38020.html
August 1, 2011
BASF plans to expand its production of its extruded polystyrene insulation material Styrodur® C for rigid foam panels (XPS) at Ludwigshafen, Germany by about 17% to 1.52 million cu...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/plastics/polystyrene/BASF-to-Expand-Polystyrene-Board-Production-17-percent_36551.html
July 5, 2011
BASF has confirmed reports in the German media that it will receive €600 million ($870 million) from Styrolution (Frankfurt), the equally owned styrenics joint venture  with...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/plastics/polystyrene/BASF-to-Receive-&euro600-Million-from-Styrolution-JV-to-Equalize-Assets_35923.html
May 18, 2011
BASF has confirmed that BASF and Ineos have offered the EU Commission to sell one plant to gain regulatory approval from the commission for their Styrolution...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/plastics/polystyrene/BASF-and-Ineos-Offer-to-Divest-Plant-to-Gain-EU-Approval-for-Styrolution-JV_34913.html
May 11, 2011
Styron today broke ground on a previously announced 50,000 m.t./year solution styrene butadiene rubber (SSBR) plant at Schkopau, Germany. The ceremony was attended by by Brigitta...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/plastics/polystyrene/Styron-Breaks-Ground-on-SSBR-Plant-in-Germany_34740.html
May 3, 2011
Total Petrochemicals plans to modify one of the two polystyrene (PS) lines it acquired from Polimeri Europa at Feluy, Belgium, last year to produce a new generation...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/plastics/polystyrene/Total-Petrochemicals-to-Make-New-Generation-EPS-at-Feluy-Belgium_34497.html
December 1, 2010
BASF and Ineos announced today that they have agreed to to combine their global styrenics operations into a new equally owned joint venture, Styrolution whose combine sales will be in...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/plastics/polystyrene/BASF-and-Ineos-Combine-Styrenics-Businesses-into-a-$6-6-Billion-Company_31262.html
October 7, 2010
BASF says it will carve out its styrenics business into a separate company, Styrolution (Ludwigshafen), "to make the business even more viable for the future." The company...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/plastics/polystyrene/BASF-Carves-out-Styrenics-Business-Prior-to-Eventual-Exit_30019.html
July 1, 2010
European antitrust authorities approved today the acquisition by Total Petrochemicals of Polimeri Europa's styrenic lines at Feluy, Belgium. "The Commission's investigation showed...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/plastics/polystyrene/EU-Clears-Totals-Acquisition-of-Belgian-PS-Units_27779.html
May 28, 2010
Chávez sought Clark Inciarte's resignation but gave him his job back a week later after receiving a detailed report showing the resins price increase was justified. Chávez says officials at state-owned companies must obtain his authorization before increasing prices. Venezuela's January 2010 currency devaluation and years without any increases for resins made the 45% rise necessary, executives say....
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/plastics/polystyrene/Chavez-Reinstates-Pequiven-President-After-Polyolefins-Pricing-Controversy_27078.html
May 13, 2010
APIC 2010Chemical industry executives are gathering in Mumbai for what could be the largest Asia Petrochemical Industry Conference (APIC) yet....
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/plastics/polystyrene/APIC-Attracts-Biggest-Ever-Crowd_26611.html
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