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March 8, 2012
A study by the Silent Spring Institute (Newton, MA) says a review of 213 cleaning products, cosmetics, personal care and other common consumer products show they contain “complex...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/specialty_chemicals/plastic_additives/Industry-Disputes-Methodology-Used-in-Cleaning-Products-Study_41882.html
January 18, 2012
Arkema says it will withdraw the Evatane 33-15 and Lotryl 14MG02 grades from its Evatane and Lotryl functional polyolefin ranges. Evatane 33-15 is an ethylene vinyl acetate (EVA)-based...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/specialty_chemicals/plastic_additives/Arkema-to-Withdraw-Two-Grades-from-Functional-Polyolefin-Ranges_40544.html
January 17, 2012
ICL says that its president and CEO Akiva Mozes has notified the company of his intention to retire. Mozes has not yet set the date of his retirement, and intends to continue serving as CEO until the board names a successor....
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/specialty_chemicals/plastic_additives/ICL-CEO-Announces-Plans-to-Retire_40328.html
December 23, 2011
The light vehicle industry is a customer of growing importance for the chemical industry in North America, according to ACC's latest Chemistry and Light Vehicles report, released this...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/specialty_chemicals/plastic_additives/Relationship-Between-Light-Vehicles-and-the-Chemical-Industry-Grows-Stronger_39967.html
December 8, 2011
Dow Chemical announced a 15% capacity increase at the company's acrylic dispersion plant at Villers-Saint-Paul, France. Construction has already begun and production is scheduled to...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/specialty_chemicals/plastic_additives/Dow-Chemical-Increases-Production-Capacity-of-Acrylic-Solution-Polymers-in-Europe_39612.html
October 20, 2011
After spending 2 years assessing the performance and market viability of succinate-based esters in the plasticizer market, Lanxess and BioAmber (Minneapolis, MN) have entered into a...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/specialty_chemicals/plastic_additives/Lanxess-and-BioAmber-Agree-to-Develop-Renewable-Plasticizers_38436.html
September 14, 2011
Huntsman says it is planning a significant expansion of epoxy resin capacity at its McIntosh, AL facility, targeting rapid growth in aerospace material applications. The investment, estimated at approximately $50 million, would double capacity at the site, a Huntsman spokesperson says....
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/specialty_chemicals/plastic_additives/Huntsman-to-Boost-Epoxy-Resins-Capacity-in-U-S-_37598.html
September 1, 2011
Eastman Chemical says it has acquired Scandiflex do Brasil S.A. Indústrias Químicas (São Paulo), a Brazilian manufacturer of non-phthalate plasticizers. Financial...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/specialty_chemicals/plastic_additives/Eastman-Announces-Third-Plasticizer-Acquisition_37336.html
August 17, 2011
ICL reported second-quarter 2011 net income up 44%, to $426 million, on sales up 29%, to $1.9 billion helped by improved demand and selling prices across all businesses. Operating...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/specialty_chemicals/plastic_additives/ICLs-Profits-Soar-on-Higher-Selling-Prices_36928.html
August 1, 2011
U.S. EPA has issued an advanced notice of proposed rulemaking (ANPR) seeking comment on requiring toxicity testing for bisphenol A (BPA). The agency is considering requiring testing on organisms including amphibians at sensitive life stages, birds over multiple generations, and aquatic invertebrate species. It is also considering environmental testing in areas near significant points of release, including manufacturing facilities....
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/specialty_chemicals/plastic_additives/U-S-Officials-Consider-BPA-Testing-Rule_36561.html
July 13, 2011
Elevance Renewable Sciences (Bolingbrook, IL) says it has entered into an agreement to jointly develop biobased plastics additives with Clariant. The two companies will leverage...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/specialty_chemicals/plastic_additives/Clariant-and-Elevance-Sign-Plastic-Additives-Deal_36126.html
July 4, 2011
The European Commission says it has repealed a November 2009 decision to impose fines on Elementis (London) and the former Ciba Specialty Chemicals for participating in a price-fixing...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/specialty_chemicals/plastic_additives/Europe-Repeals-Cartel-Fines-Against-Elementis-and-the-Former-Ciba_35917.html
May 3, 2011
BASF says a series of its plastics films have been confirmed to have “high effectiveness” in preventing mineral oil residues from migrating from cardboard food packaging...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/specialty_chemicals/plastic_additives/Swiss-Safety-Authority-Confirms-Barrier-Properties-of-BASF-Plastics_34520.html
April 5, 2011
Adeka Corp. (Tokyo), a producer of polymer additives and oleochemicals, plans to invest Y350 million ($4.2 million) in Al Ghurair Additives (AGA; Dubai) a subsidiary of Al Ghurair...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/specialty_chemicals/plastic_additives/GPCA-Plastics-Summit-Japanese-and-UAE-Firms-Create-Polymer-Additives-JV_33963.html
March 16, 2011
Eastman announced today that it will discontinue production of two of its ortho-phthalate plasticizers, diethyl phthalate (DEP) and dibutyl phthalate (DBP), by the end of 2011, saying they no longer form part of its "strategic growth plans or vision of the future.”...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/specialty_chemicals/plastic_additives/Eastman-to-Discontinue-Two-Phthalate-Plasticizers_33488.html
March 8, 2011
The new unit at Oberhausen, Germany will come online in late 2012, helping to meet growing demand for synthetic fatty acids for end markets such as lubricant esters and specialty phthalate-free plasticizers....
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/specialty_chemicals/plastic_additives/Oxea-Announces-Third-Carboxylic-Acid-Expansion_33256.html
February 3, 2011
PolyOne reported fourth-quarter net income of $16.4 million (17 cts/share), up 34% from the year-ago quarter, beating analysts’ estimates of 15 cts/share, as reported by...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/specialty_chemicals/plastic_additives/PolyOnes-Income-Rises-on-Increased-Sales-and-Selling-Prices_32618.html
January 20, 2011
Altana has agreed to acquire polymer modifier producer Kometra Kunststoff-Modifikatoren und –Additiv (Schkopau, Germany). Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed. Kometra...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/specialty_chemicals/plastic_additives/Altana-Buys-Polymer-Modifier-Producer_32245.html
January 4, 2011
Cereplast says that it has opened a European headquarters in Bönen, Germany to support the rapid expansion of its European operations. Demand for bioplastic resin in Europe...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/specialty_chemicals/plastic_additives/Cereplast-Opens-European-Headquarters-at-Bonen-Germany_31883.html
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