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May 4, 2012
Westlake Chemical says it has abandoned its $1.3-billion unsolicited bid to acquire Georgia Gulf, and will liquidate its holdings of Georgia Gulf common stock as market conditions...
May 3, 2012
Georgia Gulf’s first-quarter net income nearly tripled from the year-ago quarter, to $35.3 million, on sales up 9%, to $859.9 million. First-quarter 2012 earnings includes a...
March 27, 2012
Georgia Gulf and Galata Chemicals (Southbury, CT) say they are collaborating to develop flexible, biobased polyvinyl chloride (PVC) compounds containing Galata's biobased Drapex Alpha...
March 20, 2012
SCG Chemicals, the chemical subsidiary of Siam Cement Group (SCG; Bangkok) says it has acquired additional shares in polyvinyl chloride (PVC) producer Thai Plastic and Chemicals (TPC...
March 8, 2012
A study by the Silent Spring Institute (Newton, MA) says a review of 213 cleaning products, cosmetics, personal care and other common consumer products show they contain “complex...
February 27, 2012
EPA has released its final air toxics emission limits for polyvinyl chloride (PVC) production units, replacing a 2002 standard that a federal court found inadequate. The...
February 21, 2012
Westlake Chemical reported fourth-quarter 2011 net income of $26.4 million, down 68% from the year-ago period, primarily due to higher feedstock costs. Sales were up 8%, to $859.2...
February 16, 2012
Solvay says it has agreed  to sell its 50% stake in polyvinyl chloride pipe systems supplier Pipelife (Vienna) to Wienerberger (Vienna). Solvay will receive €172 million...
February 16, 2012
Georgia Gulf reported a fourth-quarter loss of $3.3 million, compared to net income of $15.1 million in the year-ago quarter, on sales down about 3%, to $673.8 million. The net loss in...
February 16, 2012
Solvay says net profits and net sales, on a proforma basis, increased 5% and 3% in the fourth quarter of 2011, to approximately €3 billion ($3.9 billion) and €122...
February 15, 2012
Jacobs Engineering says it has received a contract to perform basic engineering work to support the provision of Arkema's proprietary suspension and emulsion technology to four new...
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...
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