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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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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)...
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...
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...
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...
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...
July 27, 2007
SolVin (Brussels), a leading producer of polyvinyl chloride (PVC) and other vinyl products, is planning to build a second polyvinylidene chloride (PVDC) latex plant, most likely in...
July 25, 2007
Mexichem (Pajaritos, Mexico) says it has acquired fellow polyvinyl chloride (PVC) producer Petroquímica Colombiana (Mamonal, Colombia). Meanwhile, press reports say Mexichem is...
June 28, 2007
Polyvinyl chloride (PVC) makers are standing firm amid buyer protests over the latest round of price increases. Georgia Gulf nominated a 2 cts/lb increase for July PVC contracts two...
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