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February 23, 2009
Ineos ChlorVinyls, an Ineos subsidiary, says it will review its pricing mechanisms for contract polyvinyl chloride (PVC) customers in Europe, to “counterbalance misleading PVC...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/plastics/polyvinyl_chloride/Ineos-Reviews-PVC-Pricing-in-Europe_17174.html
February 19, 2009
The economic crisis caused a 'quasi-paralysis' of certain activities of the company's customers....
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/plastics/polyvinyl_chloride/Solvay-Reports-a-Big-Decline-in-Fourth-Quarter-Profits_17114.html
February 13, 2009
The possible move follows the collapse of negotiations to sell the business's PVC and VCM assets....
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/plastics/polyvinyl_chloride/Ineos-Vinyls-Italia-May-File-for-Bankruptcy_17051.html
February 12, 2009
Dow Chemical will delay plans to build a $1-billion polyethylene (PE) plant in Brazil based on sugarcane-derived ethanol, but says a world-scale facility in Brazil is still a company priority. Dow initially projected startup of the plant for 2011, but that date that will be pushed back to 2012, Dow says....
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/plastics/polyvinyl_chloride/Dow-Delays-Brazil-Sugarcane-Based-PE-Project_17035.html
February 9, 2009
OxyChem says it will close its polyvinyl chloride (PVC) facility at Louisville, KY by mid-February due to demand decline brought on by the economic downturn. OxyChem says it plans to...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/plastics/polyvinyl_chloride/OxyChem-to-Close-Kentucky-PVC-Site_16888.html
February 9, 2009
Senator Jim DeMint (R., SC) has introduced legislation that would delay the implementation of the Consumer Products Safety Improvement Act (CPSIA), which takes effect tomorrow. The law...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/plastics/polyvinyl_chloride/Legislation-Would-Delay-CPSC-Phthalate-Ban_16970.html
February 6, 2009
A judge has overturned a decision by the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) that would have allowed toys containing phthalates to remain on store shelves as long as they were...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/plastics/polyvinyl_chloride/Court-Rules-Toys-Containing-Phthalates-Must-Be-Off-Store-Shelves-by-Next-Week_16881.html
February 5, 2009
Four Democrats have asked President Obama to replace Nancy Nord, head of the Consumer Product Safety Commission, saying she “grossly mishandled” a product safety law...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/plastics/polyvinyl_chloride/Lawmakers-Ask-Obama-to-Replace-CPSC-Chief_16862.html
January 26, 2009
Completion of a previously announced polyvinyl chloride (PVC) project at Kstovo, Russia by RusVinyl—a joint venture between Sibur-Neftekim and SolVin—will be delayed by two...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/plastics/polyvinyl_chloride/Sibur-and-Solvay-Delay-PVC-Plan-by-Two-Years_16644.html
January 23, 2009
Arkema says it has licensed its polyvinyl chloride (PVC) manufacturing technology to Société Nationale d’Électrolyse et de Pétrochimie (SNEP...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/plastics/polyvinyl_chloride/Moroccan-Firm-to-Use-Arkema-PVC-Technology_16643.html
January 19, 2009
Arkema says it has licensed its polyvinyl chloride (PVC) manufacturing technology to Societe Nationale d'Electrolyse et de Petrochimie (SNEP), a member of the Chaabi family-owned YNNA...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/plastics/polyvinyl_chloride/Moroccan-Firm-to-Use-Arkema-PVC-Technology_16543.html
December 15, 2008
Georgia Gulf says it will permanently close its 450-million lbs/year polyvinyl chloride (PVC) resin facility at Sarnia, ON, due to “continued weakening” in the housing and...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/plastics/polyvinyl_chloride/Georgia-Gulf-Permanently-Closes-Plant-in-Sarnia-ON_15846.html
December 15, 2008
Shin-Etsu Chemical says it has “initiated procedures” to increase its stake in polyvinyl chloride (PVC) producer Cires (Estarreja, Portugal) from 26.07%, to 100%, by buying...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/plastics/polyvinyl_chloride/Shin-Etsu-Bids-for-100-percent-of-PVC-Firm_15855.html
December 9, 2008
Georgia Gulf says it will permanently close its 450-million lbs/year polyvinyl chloride (PVC) resin facility at Sarnia, ON due to "continued weakening" in the housing and...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/plastics/polyvinyl_chloride/Georgia-Gulf-Permanently-Idles-Sarnia-Plant_15805.html
December 8, 2008
Arkema has announced further steps to improve the competitiveness of its vinyls business, the least profitable of its three segments. The restructuring involves closure of the...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/plastics/polyvinyl_chloride/Arkema-Plans-Further-Restructuring-of-its-Vinyls-Business_15716.html
December 5, 2008
Vinythai (Bangkok) says it will cut its polyvinyl chloride (PVC) production capacity by 25% and reduce output at two units, due to the economic slowdown. Production of vinyl chloride...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/plastics/polyvinyl_chloride/Vinythai-Cuts-PVC-Production_15757.html
November 28, 2008
Arkema (Paris) has announced further steps to improve the competitiveness of its vinyls business, the least profitable of its three segments. The restructuring involves the...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/plastics/polyvinyl_chloride/Arkema-Plans-Further-Restructuring-of-its-Vinyls-Business_15623.html
October 24, 2008
Polyvinyl chloride (PVC) profitability is forecast to be low in the short term as demand growth will be slower than capacity increases, says CMAI’s (Houston) 2009 World Vinyls...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/plastics/polyvinyl_chloride/PVC-Capacity-Outpaces-Demand_15002.html
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