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December 21, 2009
Production of polyvinyl chloride (PVC) and vinyl chloride monomer (VCM) at Vinyls Italia's sites in northeastern Italy and Sardinia has yet to restart, despite an agreement signed last...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/plastics/polyvinyl_chloride/Vinyls-Italia-Stalling-on-Restart_23715.html
November 13, 2009
A long-awaited final agreement between troubled polyvinyl chloride (PVC) and vinyl chloride monomer producer Vinyls Italia (Porto Marghera,Italy) and ENI (Rome), for the supply of...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/plastics/polyvinyl_chloride/Vinyls-Italias-PVC-Should-Be-Back-on-Market-Before-End-of-Year_22804.html
November 10, 2009
Production at troubled polyvinyl chloride (PVC) and vinyl chloride monomer producer Vinyls Italia (Porto Marghera, Italy) may not restart before the beginning of next year. The company...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/plastics/polyvinyl_chloride/Vinyls-Italia-Restart-May-not-Be-Until-January_22694.html
November 6, 2009
Petkim Petrokimya (Izmir, Turkey) and National Petrochemical Co. (NPC; Tehran) have signed a memorandum of understanding to study and build an equally owned, integrated polvinyl...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/plastics/polyvinyl_chloride/Petkim-and-Irans-NPC-Ink-Deal-to-Build-Integrated-PVC-Complex-in-Iran_22497.html
November 6, 2009
Arkema says it plans to close a 30,000-m.t./year polyvinyl chloride (PVC) manufacturing unit at Balan, France. The facility is the smallest of three PVC plants at the site...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/plastics/polyvinyl_chloride/Arkema-to-Close-PVC-Unit-at-Balan_22623.html
November 3, 2009
Westlake Chemical reported a third-quarter net income of $29.8 million (45 cts/share), up 9% from the year-ago period, on a lower effective income tax rate. Sales were down 41%...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/plastics/polyvinyl_chloride/Westlakes-Earnings-Rise-on-Lower-Tax-Rate-Costs_22553.html
November 3, 2009
Braskem says it has resumed studies to expand suspension polyvinyl chloride capacity by 210,000 mt./year at Alagoas state in Brazil, bringing the plant's total capacity to 470,000...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/plastics/polyvinyl_chloride/Braskem-Mulls-PVC-Expansion_22569.html
October 27, 2009
Troubled polyvinyl chloride (PVC) and vinyl chloride monomer producer Vinyls Italia (Porto Marghera, Italy) could “realistically” restart plants in northeastern Italy and...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/plastics/polyvinyl_chloride/Vinyls-Italia-Could-Restart-Production-Next-Month_22358.html
October 26, 2009
Shin-Etsu Chemical reported a 65% fall in net profits for the fiscal first half ended September 30, 2009, to ¥35.5 billion, compared with the year-ago period, on sales down 40%, to...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/plastics/polyvinyl_chloride/Shin-Etsu-Records-Big-Fall-in-First-Half-Profits_22307.html
October 15, 2009
PolyOne says it has sold its 50% equity interest in Geon Polimeros Andinos (GPA; Cartagena, Colombia), a vinyl compounding joint venture, to Mexichem for $13.5 million. Mexichem, the...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/plastics/polyvinyl_chloride/PolyOne-Sells-Stake-in-Vinyl-Compounding-JV-to-Mexichem_22115.html
October 8, 2009
Ineos Chlorvinyls has lifted its force majeure on vinyl chloride monomer (VCM) and suspension-polyvinyl chloride (S-PVC) produced at multiple European sites. In mid-July, a major power...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/plastics/polyvinyl_chloride/Ineos-ChlorVinyls-Lifts-Multi-Site-Force-Majeure_21958.html
October 7, 2009
The company, in special administration, has failed to secure raw material supplies; its plants remain offstream following a summer maintenance shutdown....
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/plastics/polyvinyl_chloride/Future-of-Italian-Vinyls-Firm-Is-in-Doubt_21919.html
October 7, 2009
Evonik Industries says it has completed construction of a 2-propyl heptanol (2-PH) plant at the Marl, Germany chemical park. The company invested a "high double-digit million...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/plastics/polyvinyl_chloride/Evonik-Commissions-2-PH-Plasticizer-Alcohol-Plant-in-Germany_21918.html
October 5, 2009
Pigment and agchem manufacturer Meghmani Organics (Ahmedabad, India) says its Meghmani Finechem subsidiary has begun commercial production at its previously announced 110,000-m.t./year...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/plastics/polyvinyl_chloride/Meghmani-Starts-Up-Chlor-Alkali-Unit-in-India_21874.html
September 22, 2009
Environmental group Clean Production Action (Medford, MA) says it will unveil a “plastics scorecard” on September 30 that evaluates plastics for their environmental and...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/plastics/polyvinyl_chloride/Environmental-Group-to-Unveil-Plastics-Scorecard_21565.html
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