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October 29, 2007
Westlake says it will invest approximately $90 million to increase capacity at its Calvert City, KY complex in a move to “enhance the level of integration” within its...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/plastics/polyvinyl_chloride/Westlake-to-Boost-Vinyls-Capacity_8597.html
October 12, 2007
Robust global demand is driving most commodity polymer producers—particularly polyethylene (PE), polypropylene (PP), and polyvinyl chloride (PVC)—to expand....
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/plastics/polyvinyl_chloride/Plastics-Global-Strength-Sustains-Demand_8300.html
September 24, 2007
SolVin intends to construct an additional polyvinylidene chloride production line at its Tavaux, France site....
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/plastics/polyvinyl_chloride/SolVin-Plans-PVDC-Expansion-in-France_7874.html
September 21, 2007
Clariant Masterbatches says it will acquire Sioen Industries’ European Masterbatches (Bornem, Belgium), and that Sioen will buy Clariant’s polyvinyl chloride pigment pastes...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/plastics/polyvinyl_chloride/Clariant-and-Sioen-Swap-Lines_7751.html
September 21, 2007
U.S. housing woes are taking a toll on vinyl makers. U.S. polyvinyl chloride (PVC) demand from January to July of this year dropped 4.2% from the same period last year, due primarily...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/plastics/polyvinyl_chloride/U-S-Demand-Falls-Amid-Weak-Housing-Market_7756.html
September 21, 2007
The European Commission (EC) says it has opened an in depth investigation into Ineos’s planned acquisition of Norsk Hydro’s integrated polyvinyl chloride (PVC) business...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/plastics/polyvinyl_chloride/EC-Opens-Investigation-into-Ineos-Norsk-Hydro-Deal_7779.html
September 11, 2007
Vinythai (Bangkok), a Solvay affiliate, says it has agreed to buy the assets of polyvinyl chloride (PVC) producer APEX Petrochemical (Bangkok) for $94 million. The deal includes...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/plastics/polyvinyl_chloride/Vinythai-Agrees-Assets-Purchase_7657.html
September 7, 2007
Liveris: Talking crackers in Russia? Nikochem (Moscow) is in talks with Dow Chemical on a possible joint venture to build a $3-billion petrochemical complex at Volgograd, Russia, local...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/plastics/polyvinyl_chloride/Dow-in-Talks-on-Russian-Petchem-JV_7468.html
August 20, 2007
SolVin (Brussels) says it plans to expand capacity at its Jemeppe, Belgium polyvinyl chloride (PVC) plant by 75,000 m.t./year, to 475,000 m.t./year by 2009. The global PVC market has...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/plastics/polyvinyl_chloride/SolVin-Expands-PVC-Capacity-in-Belgium_7028.html
August 8, 2007
Apple says it plans to phase-out the use of polyvinyl chloride (PVC) and brominated flame retardants in all of its products by the end of 2008. “For the past several years, we...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/plastics/polyvinyl_chloride/Apple-to-Phase-Out-PVC-and-Bromine-by-2008-Wal-Mart-Pulls-PVC-from-Baby-Products_6358.html
August 7, 2007
OxyChem has acquired the 24% stake it did not already own in OxyVinyls, its joint venture with PolyOne, for $261 million. Under the deal, PolyOne will retain existing polyvinyl...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/plastics/polyvinyl_chloride/OxyChem-and-PolyOne-Swap-JVs_6849.html
August 7, 2007
Sibur (Moscow) and SolVin (Brussels) have selected Kstovo, Russia as the location of a previously reported chlor-alkali and polyvinyl chloride (PVC) joint venture (CW, Nov. 22/29...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/plastics/polyvinyl_chloride/Sibur-and-Solvay-Confirm-Vinyls-JV-in-Russia_6745.html
July 31, 2007
Petronas (Kuala Lumpur) says it has agreed to acquire PetroVietnam’s (Hanoi) 43% stake in polyvinyl chloride (PVC) producer Phu My Plastics for an undisclosed amount. The deal...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/plastics/polyvinyl_chloride/Petronas-Ups-Stake-in-Vietnam-JV_6683.html
July 31, 2007
Formosa Plastics Group (Taipei) has scaled down a previously announced multibillion-dollar investment project in mainland China, CW has learned (p. 33). Formosa Plastics Corp. (FPC)...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/plastics/polyvinyl_chloride/Formosa-Plastics-Scales-Down-China-Investment_6550.html
July 31, 2007
China will eliminate rebates on export taxes on 142 products as part of a campaign to control exports of high-pollution, high energy-consuming products, effective June 1, says the...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/plastics/polyvinyl_chloride/China-to-Remove-Export-Tax-Rebates_6596.html
July 30, 2007
Plans to build Russia’s first world-scale ethylene plant are taking shape, following a decision last month by several of the country’s production enterprises and by the...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/plastics/polyvinyl_chloride/Russia-to-Build-Huge-Cracker-Solvays-PVC-Plan-Expands_5638.html
July 30, 2007
Polyvinyl chloride (PVC) producers are hoping to keep January prices steady after three successive months of declines. Producers are hopeful that a combination of rising demand and...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/plastics/polyvinyl_chloride/PVC-in-the-Doldrums_5538.html
July 30, 2007
U.S. sales and captive use of polyethylene (PE), polypropylene (PP), polystyrene (PS), and polyvinyl chloride (PVC) rose 0.2% for the first 10 months of the year, to 69.3 billion, ACC...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/plastics/polyvinyl_chloride/Polymers-Sales-Rise_5349.html
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