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April 15, 2014
Shintech, the US subsidiary of Shin-Etsu Chemical (Tokyo), has applied to the Louisiana Department of Environment Quality for a permit to build a 500,000-m.t./year ethylene plant. The company says it has not chosen a site, but a leading candidate will be land already owned by Shintech....
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/plastics/polyvinyl_chloride/Shintech-seeks-permit-for-Louisiana-ethylene-plant_60314.html
April 7, 2014
Law firm Phillips & Cohen (Los Angeles) says a federal judge has approved an agreement through which Formosa Plastics (Livingston, NJ) will pay $22.5 million to settle its liability in a lawsuit against former subsidiary JM Eagle....
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/plastics/polyvinyl_chloride/Formosa-Plastics-$22-5-million-PVC-pipe-settlement-approved_60149.html
April 2, 2014
Delegates to today’s sessions of the Euro Chlor Technology conference in Madrid were given a glimpse into what the chlor-alkali and vinyls industries may look like in the...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/plastics/polyvinyl_chloride/Euro-Chlor-9th-Technology-Conference-European-chlor-alkali-and-vinyls-industry-in-transition_60008.html
March 11, 2014
Ineos and Solvay have added assets at Wilhelmshaven, Germany, and they may have to add assets at Runcorn, UK, to the revised package of divestments submitted to the European Commission...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/plastics/polyvinyl_chloride/Ineos-Solvay-add-assets-in-Germany-and-possibly-UK-to-divestment-package-for-EU-approval-of-chlorvinyls-JV_59471.html
March 6, 2014
Polyvinyl chloride (PVC) producers in Europe continue to struggle to maintain margins. The PVC market is currently balanced, so PVC prices are expected to remain relatively flat...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/plastics/polyvinyl_chloride/PVC-prices-under-pressure-in-Europe-as-ethylene-declines-in-March_59376.html
February 28, 2014
Solvay and Ineos say they have offered the European Commission a revised remedy package, consisting of substantial asset divestments, to secure the commission's approval for the...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/plastics/polyvinyl_chloride/Solvay-Ineos-sweeten-divestment-package-offered-to-secure-EU-Commission-approval-for-chlorvinyls-JV_59224.html
February 25, 2014
Braskem has revised the price of its stock tender offer to minority shareholders of polyvinyl chloride (PVC) manufacturer Solvay Indupa (Buenos Aires) to 2.40 Argentinian pesos/share...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/plastics/polyvinyl_chloride/Braskem-raises-offer-for-Indupa-listed-shares-by-78-percent_59070.html
February 20, 2014
Axiall reported fourth-quarter net income of $57 million, up 78% year-over-year (YOY). Net sales of $1.1 billion for the quarter were up 44% YOY. The company attributes the gains primarily to the merger with PPG’s chemical’s business. Adjusted earnings of 88 cts/share beat the analysts’ consensus estimate of 67 cts/share....
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/plastics/polyvinyl_chloride/Axiall-fourth-quarter-net-income-up-78-percent-to-$57-million_58947.html
February 18, 2014
The privatization of insolvent chemicals and petrochemicals producer Oltchim (Ramnicu Valcea, Romania) has been delayed by almost two months, the company says. The deadline for the...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/plastics/polyvinyl_chloride/Oltchim-privatization-delayed_58867.html
February 4, 2014
Teknor Apex (Pawtucket, RI) completed the acquisition of Viking Polymers, (Jamestown, NC), a custom compounder with a diversified portfolio of specialty formulations and a particularly...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/plastics/polyvinyl_chloride/Teknor-Apex-completes-acquisition-of-specialty-PVC-compounder_58534.html
January 29, 2014
The polyvinyl chloride (PVC) market in Europe is balanced, with January demand better than expected for this time of year, according to IHS Chemical's latest Market Advisory...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/plastics/polyvinyl_chloride/PVC-demand-in-Europe-beats-seasonal-expectations_58391.html
January 23, 2014
Ineos and Solvay received a statement of objections from the European Commission concerning the proposed €4.3-billion ($5.8 billion) merger of the companies' chlorvinyls...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/plastics/polyvinyl_chloride/Ineos-and-Solvay-receive-statement-of-objections-from-European-Commission-on-proposed-chlorvinyls-merger_58214.html
January 9, 2014
Braskem has defended its offer to buy out the minority shareholders of Solvay Indupa, which was rejected by Argentina’s stock regulator, the Comisión Nacional de Valores (CNV), on 3 December 2013. In a statement issued on 6 December, the company says it is discussing the issue with CNV in order to find a path forward....
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/plastics/polyvinyl_chloride/Braskem-defends-offer-for-Solvay-Indupa-negotiating-next-move_57754.html
January 9, 2014
Solvay has issued a statement confirming that the planned divestment of the company's 70.59% stake in polyvinyl chloride producer Solvay Indupa to Braskem is moving ahead and does not...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/plastics/polyvinyl_chloride/Solvay-sale-of-Indupa-stake-to-Braskem-is-underway-does-not-depend-on-deal-for-listed-Indupa-shares_57827.html
January 6, 2014
Argentina’s stock regulator, the Comisión Nacional de Valores (CNV), has rejected Braskem’s bid to acquire the 29.41% of Solvay Indupa that is publicly traded, according to a report by Reuters....
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/plastics/polyvinyl_chloride/Report-Argentina-rejects-Braskems-offer-for-publicly-traded-Solvay-Indupa-shares-corrected_57746.html
January 3, 2014
The Russian Federal Antimonopoly Service (FAS; Moscow) has fined Siberian Chemical Co. (SCC; Kazan) 123.5 million Russian rubles ($3.7 million) for the company's participation in a...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/plastics/polyvinyl_chloride/Russias-antitrust-authority-fines-an-additional-member-of-S-PVC-price-fixing-cartel_57734.html
December 20, 2013
Solvay has announced an agreement to sell its 70.59% stake in Solvay Indupa (Buenos Aires) to Braskem for $290 million. The deal, which is subject to antitrust approval, will give Braskem a commanding position in South America’s polyvinyl chloride (PVC) market....
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/plastics/polyvinyl_chloride/Braskem-acquires-Solvay-Indupa-for-$290-million_57462.html
December 20, 2013
The business activities of beleaguered polyvinyl chloride (PVC) producer Kem One (Lyon, France) will be run jointly by businessman Alain de Krassny and buyout firm OpenGate Capital...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/plastics/polyvinyl_chloride/Court-approves-joint-takeover-of-PVC-firm-Kem-One_57616.html
December 18, 2013
The two remaining takeover bids for debt-ridden polyvinyl chloride producer (PVC) Kem One (Lyon, France) have been merged into one, the company announced today. The Commercial Court of...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/plastics/polyvinyl_chloride/Kem-Ones-takeover-bids-merged-into-one-final-court-decision-expected-Friday_57484.html
December 17, 2013
Private equity firm OpenGate Capital (Los Angeles) says it  has signed an exclusivity agreement to acquire Benvic, a polyvinyl chloride (PVC) compounder, from Solvay. Benvic has...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/plastics/polyvinyl_chloride/Private-equity-firm-signs-agreement-to-buy-Europe-PVC-compounder-from-Solvay_57442.html
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