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May 13, 2010Chemical industry executives are gathering in Mumbai for what could be the largest Asia Petrochemical Industry Conference (APIC) yet....
May 4, 2010India will need to invest about $10 billion through 2016 to meet the huge increase in demand for plastics, according to Kamal P. Nanavaty, president cracker, polymers and chemicals...
May 4, 2010Chemtura says it has completed the previously announced sale of its polyvinyl chloride (PVC) additives business to Galata Chemicals for a price of $16.2 million and the assumption by...
May 5, 2010Ramco Trading & Contracting (Doha) has made a conditional bid for troubled vinyl chloride monomer (VCM) and polyvinyl chloride (PVC) producer Vinyls Italia (Porto Marghera, Italy)...
April 7, 2010Shin-Etsu says it plans to build a $1.1-billion vinyl chloride monomer (VCM) plant at its Plaquemine, LA integrated vinyls complex. The facility, run by the company’s U.S...
February 26, 2010Ineos ChlorVinyls, an Ineos subsidiary, says it will stop producing polyvinyl chloride (PVC) at its Barry, U.K. plant due to declining demand. Production will cease by the end of the...
February 26, 2010Artek Surfin Chemicals (Artek; Mumbai) has partnered with private equity firm Aterian Investment Partners (New York) to acquire Chemtura’s polyvinyl chloride (PVC) additives...
February 23, 2010Ineos ChlorVinyls, an Ineos subsidiary, says it will stop producing polyvinyl chloride (PVC) at its Barry, U.K. plant due to declining demand for PVC. Production will cease by the end...
January 22, 2010Braskem parent Odebrecht (São Paulo) and Brazil’s state oil company Petrobras (Rio de Janeiro) have announced their agreement to merge Braskem with rival thermoplastics...
January 13, 2010Civil engineering and trading company Ramco Trading & Contracting Co. (Doha), currently in talks to buy ailing polyvinyl chloride (PVC) and vinyl chloride monomer (VCM) producer...