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October 10, 2013The prospects for most chlor-alkali and vinyls producers are not good: over the next 10 years, the global market for polyvinyl chloride (PVC) will be oversupplied by an annual average of 18 million m.t., according to analysts at IHS Chemical. However, producers in the United States will be able to maintain profitability, owing to low energy costs resulting from the boom in shale gas development, they say....
September 26, 2013The commercial court of Lyon, France, has granted the three bidders for debt-ridden polyvinyl chloride (PVC) producer Kem One (Lyon) two additional months to finalize their respective...
September 25, 2013Lubrizol will build a chlorinated polyvinyl chloride (CPVC) resin and compounding facility at its Louisville, KY site. Total investment will be $108 million, according to a statement...
September 23, 2013Three bidders remain in the race for the takeover of beleaguered polyvinyl chloride (PVC) producer Kem One (Lyon, France) after the extended submission period, the company...
September 17, 2013Ineos and Solvay have submitted an application for competition clearance to the European Commission for the companies' planned 50-50 vinyls joint venture, the companies announced...
September 12, 2013Pemex Petroquímica (Coatzacoalcos), the petrochemical subsidiary of Petroleos Mexicanos (Pemex; Mexico City); and Mexichem (Tlalnepantla, Mexico) have fulfilled the...
September 11, 2013Ineos may be considering selling its polyvinyl chloride (PVC) plant at Schkopau, Germany, to gain approval from the European Commission for the previously announced PVC joint venture...
September 11, 2013The official receiver for Kem One (Lyon, France) has received four takeover proposals for the company, Kem One has announced. Discussions continue with the principal stakeholders, and...
September 11, 2013Tosoh says its Taiyo Vinyl subsidiary is expanding polyvinyl chloride (PVC) capacity at the Chiba, Japan, manufacturing complex. The company will add 10,000 m.t./year capacity by...
September 5, 2013Braskem is participating in the bidding process to acquire Indupa (Buenos Aires), Solvay's South American polyvinyl chloride (PVC) business, which is up for sale, according to a...