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January 9, 2012
A regional court at Trencin, Slovakia has approved the sale of bankrupt chemicals and polymers producer Novacke Chemicke Zavody (NCHZ; Novaky, Slovakia) to Via Chem (Prague), press...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/plastics/polyvinyl_chloride/Court-Approves-Sale-of-Bankrupt-Slovak-Chemicals-Firm_40322.html
January 4, 2012
Chemplast Sanmar (Chennai, India) informed the Bombay Stock Exchange (Mumbai) yesterday that the company’s 170,000-m.t./year polyvinyl chloride (PVC) facility at Cuddalore, India...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/plastics/polyvinyl_chloride/Cyclone-Forces-Chemplast-Sanmar-to-Temporarily-Shut-PVC-Plant_40147.html
December 23, 2011
Siam Cement Group (SCG; Bangkok) says its chemicals subsidiary SCG Chemicals will acquire a 23.67% stake in Thai Plastic and Chemicals (TPC; Bangkok), an affiliate of SCG, for baht6.21...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/plastics/polyvinyl_chloride/Siam-Cement-to-Increase-Stake-in-Thai-Plastic-and-Chemicals_40014.html
December 21, 2011
The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has agreed to a four-month extension, until April 2012, of the deadline for the previously announced privatization of chemical company Oltchim...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/plastics/polyvinyl_chloride/Oltchim-Privatization-Delayed-for-Four-Months_39945.html
December 8, 2011
Kaneka (Osaka) says it has entered into an agreement with Meghmani Organics (Ahmedabad, India) and Mitsui & Co. (Tokyo) for forming a new joint venture to conduct a feasibility...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/plastics/polyvinyl_chloride/Kaneka-Meghmani-Organics-and-Mitsui-and-Co-Form-JV-for-Chlorinated-Polyvinyl-Chloride-Project-in-India_39549.html
November 23, 2011
Arkema announced today that it has agreed to offload its vinyl products business to private equity firm Klesch Group (London), which specializes in the development of...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/plastics/polyvinyl_chloride/Arkema-to-Offload-Chlor-Alkali-and-PVC-Business-to-Private-Equity-Firm_39264.html
September 9, 2011
Manufacturing sites in Italy previously operated by Vinyls Italia for the production of polyvinyl chloride (PVC) and vinyl chloride monomer (VCM) could in future be devoted to...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/plastics/polyvinyl_chloride/New-Bids-Submitted-for-Vinyls-Italia-Sites-at-Porto-Marghera-and-Porto-Torres_37503.html
September 1, 2011
Industrie Generali (IG; Sammarate, Italy), a polyvinyl chloride (PVC) compound producer and plastics distributor, has acquired Vinyls Italia’s PVC production facilities at...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/plastics/polyvinyl_chloride/Industrie-Generali-Acquires-Vinyls-Italia-Operations-at-Ravenna_37312.html
August 31, 2011
BorsodChem (Kazincbarcika, Hungary) says it has decided to close the company's money-losing polyvinyl chloride (PVC) processing business, Ablakprofil, with the loss of 82 jobs...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/plastics/polyvinyl_chloride/BorsodChem-to-Shut-down-PVC-Processing-Business_37294.html
August 4, 2011
Ineos Technologies has been selected by Qingdao Haijng Chemical (Group) to provide its process technologies for the production of vinyl chloride monomer (VCM) and suspension polyvinyl...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/plastics/polyvinyl_chloride/Ineos-to-Provide-Technology-for-VCM-and-PVC-Complex-in-China_36649.html
July 27, 2011
The European Commission has cleared a proposed acquisition of the suspension polyvinyl chloride (S-PVC) business of the Tessenderlo Group by Ineos. The commission concluded that the...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/plastics/polyvinyl_chloride/Europe-Clears-Ineoss-Acquisition-of-Tessenderlo-PVC-Business_36451.html
July 26, 2011
BASF has announced plans to double capacity for its innovative, phthalate-free plasticizer, Hexamol Dinch. The company will build a second production line at its Ludwigshafen complex...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/plastics/polyvinyl_chloride/BASF-to-Double-Capacity-for-Phthalate-free-Plasticizer-Hexamoll-Dinch_36417.html
June 23, 2011
Westlake Chemical says its subsidiary North American Pipe Corporation has shut down its polyvinyl chloride (PVC) pipe facility at Springfield, KY in an effort to reduce costs and...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/plastics/polyvinyl_chloride/Westlake-Closes-North-American-Pipe-PVC-Plant-at-Springfield-KY_35703.html
June 2, 2011
Braskem’s chlor-alkali unit at its Maceio facility at Alagoas, Brazil will remain shut following a chlorine leak and subsequent pipeline rupture on May 21 and May 23...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/plastics/polyvinyl_chloride/Braskem-Chlor-Alkali-Unit-Remains-Offline-Following-Accident_35244.html
June 1, 2011
The Ministry of Economic Development (Rome) was the venue last Friday of the latest meeting to discuss the increasingly bleak outlook for Vinyls Italia (Porto Marghera), a manufacturer...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/plastics/polyvinyl_chloride/Vinyls-Italia-Is-Likely-to-Be-Carved-up_35211.html
May 5, 2011
Georgia Gulf reported first quarter net income of $12.1 million (35 cts/share), compared to a net loss of $19 million in the year-ago quarter. Operating income was $36.6 million...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/plastics/polyvinyl_chloride/Higher-Sales-and-Selling-Prices-Push-Georgia-Gulf-Into-the-Black_34598.html
May 3, 2011
Westlake Chemical reported first-quarter net income of $83.5 million ($1.25/share), nearly five times higher than the year-ago quarter, on sales of $867.3 million, which were driven by...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/plastics/polyvinyl_chloride/Westlakes-Income-Boosted-by-Strong-Olefins-and-Chlor-Alkali-Sales_34527.html
April 27, 2011
EPA has proposed tighter regulations for air toxics emissions from polyvinyl chloride (PVC) plants, a court-ordered proposal resulting from a lawsuit brought by the Sierra Club which...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/plastics/polyvinyl_chloride/EPA-Proposes-Tighter-Toxic-Emission-Rules-for-PVC-Plants_34412.html
April 18, 2011
Doubts over the future of Vinyls Italia (Porto Marghera), the stricken manufacturer of polyvinyl chloride (PVC) and vinyl chloride monomer (VCM), grew last weekend with an announcement...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/plastics/polyvinyl_chloride/Gita-Fails-to-Secure-Funding-for-Vinyls-Italia-Acquisition_34216.html
April 14, 2011
Georgia Gulf has declared force majeure on polyvinyl chloride (PVC) due to reduced ethylene supply and reduced operating rates for chlorine at its production facility at Plaquemine...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/plastics/polyvinyl_chloride/Operational-Issues-Force-Georgia-Gulf-to-Declare-Force-Majeure-on-PVC_34151.html
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