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October 27, 2009Troubled polyvinyl chloride (PVC) and vinyl chloride monomer producer Vinyls Italia (Porto Marghera, Italy) could “realistically” restart plants in northeastern Italy and...
October 26, 2009Shin-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...
October 15, 2009PolyOne 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...
October 9, 2009The plants are in the U.K. and France....
October 8, 2009Ineos 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...
October 7, 2009The company, in special administration, has failed to secure raw material supplies; its plants remain offstream following a summer maintenance shutdown....
October 7, 2009Evonik 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...
October 5, 2009Pigment 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...
September 22, 2009Environmental group Clean Production Action (Medford, MA) says it will unveil a “plastics scorecard” on September 30 that evaluates plastics for their environmental and...
September 10, 2009The announcement follows an accident that idled the Lavera, France petrochemical complex....