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November 16, 2011Total 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...
November 3, 2011BASF 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...
October 4, 2011BASF 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...
August 1, 2011BASF 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...
July 5, 2011BASF 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...
June 1, 2011The companies will divest ABS plant at Tarragona, Spain...
May 18, 2011BASF 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...
May 11, 2011Styron 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...
May 3, 2011Total 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...
December 1, 2010BASF 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...