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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
August 19, 2009
Magistrates in Venice have given the green light to allow troubled polyvinyl chloride and vinyl chloride monomer producer Vinyls Italia (Porto Marghera, Italy) into special...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/plastics/polyvinyl_chloride/Vinyls-Italia-Granted-Special-Administration_20871.html
August 17, 2009
Shin-Etsu Chemical says it has completed the previously announced takeover of its polyvinyl chloride (PVC) affiliate Cires (Estarreja, Portugal). Shin-Etsu announced in December 2008...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/plastics/polyvinyl_chloride/Shin-Etsu-Completes-Takeover-of-PVC-Firm-in-Portugal_20825.html
August 3, 2009
Italian government-appointed experts running Vinyls Italia (Porto Marghera, Italy), the former Ineos Vinyls Italia, have submitted a report on the troubled vinyl chloride monomer (VCM)...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/plastics/polyvinyl_chloride/Vinyls-Italia-Waits-on-Special-Administration-Decision_20556.html
July 30, 2009
Samsung Electronics, as part of a $4.2-billion eco-management initiative, is seeking to curb or eliminate the use of several chemical compounds, including polyvinyl chloride (PVC), the...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/plastics/polyvinyl_chloride/Samsung-Green-Initiative-Seeks-to-Eliminate-PVC-Use-by-2011_20489.html
June 29, 2009
Canada’s environmental regulatory body Health Canada (Ottawa) has proposed banning phthalates in toys and other childcare articles. Canada already has a ban in place prohibiting...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/plastics/polyvinyl_chloride/Canada-Proposes-Expanding-Phthalates-Ban_19766.html
June 4, 2009
Solvay says its Solvay Indupa (Buenos Aires) subsidiary has completed the previously announced $150-million expansion of its plant at Santo André, Brazil, by starting up a new...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/plastics/polyvinyl_chloride/Solvay-Completes-Expansion-of-Vinyls-Complex-in-Brazil_19359.html
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