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June 27, 2013
Researchers from McGill University, (Montreal), The Institute of Physical and Chemical Research (RIKEN; Wako, Japan) and the Institute for Molecular Science (Okazaki, Japan) have...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_asia/japan/Canadian-and-Japanese-researchers-discover-environmentally-friendly-hydrogenation-process_53177.html
June 26, 2013
Marubeni has concluded an offtake agreement with Nghi Son Refinery and Petrochemical (NSRP), the future operator of the Nghi Son Refinery and Chemical Complex in Thanh Hoa...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_asia/japan/Marubeni-concludes-long-term-offtake-agreement-for-PP-and-sulfur-in-Vietnam_53135.html
June 26, 2013
Toray Industries and its Toray Advanced Materials Korea (TAK; Seoul) subsidiary have decided to expand high-performance polypropylene (PP) spunbond production capacity at Nantong...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_asia/japan/Toray-to-expand-PP-spunbond-capacity-in-China_53134.html
June 25, 2013
Ube Industries says that a decision was made today at the general meeting of shareholders of Ube Nitto Kasei (Tokyo), a consolidated subsidiary of Ube, to change its name to Ube...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_asia/japan/Ube-renames-Nitto-Kasei-subsidiary_53100.html
June 24, 2013
The European Union and Japan are continuing their efforts to reach a free trade agreement (FTA), says the European Commission. The aim is for a comprehensive FTA in goods, services...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_asia/japan/EU-Japan-negotiating-free-trade-agreement_53060.html
June 21, 2013
Mitsui Chemicals says it has acquired a 50.01% stake in Dentca (Los Angeles, CA), in order to further expand its dental material business. Financial details of the deal were not...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_asia/japan/Mitsui-Chemicals-acquires-majority-stake-in-US-firm-Dentca_53023.html
June 20, 2013
SGL Group (Wiesbaden, Germany) and Samsung Petrochemical have entered into a strategic partnership for carbon fiber composite materials through the establishment of a marketing and...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_asia/korea/SGL-and-Samsung-form-carbon-composite-materials-JV_52960.html
June 18, 2013
Applied Minerals (New York), a producer of halloysite clay, has entered into an agreement for Mitsui & Co. to market Applied Minerals' dragonite halloysite clay and iron...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_asia/Mitsui-and-Co-to-distribute-Applied-Minerals-halloysite-clay_52887.html
June 18, 2013
Tosoh says it has decided to shut down one of the three ethylene amines production lines at the Nanyo complex at Yamaguchi, Japan. Recent global additions of ethylene amine...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_asia/japan/Tosoh-shuts-down-ethylene-amines-plant-citing-oversupply_52882.html
June 17, 2013
Zero Discharge of Hazardous Chemicals (ZDHC), a group of leading apparel and footwear brands and retailers, has agreed to timelines for a phaseout of perfluorooctanoic acid, or C8, chemistry by January 2015, the group announced today....
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_asia/Apparel-and-footwear-industry-group-agrees-to-2015-phaseout-of-PFOA-chemistry_52831.html
June 12, 2013
Specialty metals and chemicals producer 5N Plus (Montreal) will invest an undisclosed amount to build a gallium chemical facility in South Korea, the company has announced. The...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_asia/korea/Canadian-firm-to-build-gallium-chemicals-facility-in-South-Korea_52769.html
June 11, 2013
Connell Brothers (San Francisco), a division of Wilbur-Ellis (San Francisco) and a leading marketer and distributor of specialty chemicals and industrial ingredients in Asia/Pacific...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_asia/japan/Connell-Brothers-and-Struktol-sign-distribution-agreement-for-Japanese-market_52753.html
June 10, 2013
The International Energy Agency (IEA; Paris) urges governments in a report, published today, to swiftly enact four energy policies that it says will keep climate goals alive...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_asia/International-Energy-Agency-urges-action-on-emissions_52723.html
June 10, 2013
The Chinese and US governments have agreed to cooperate in the phasedown of hydrofluorocarbons (HFC), under the 1987 Montreal Protocol, in an effort to combat climate change, the White...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_asia/US-China-agree-to-cooperate-on-HFC-phasedown_52716.html
June 7, 2013
Songwon Industrial's (Ulsan, South Korea) growth strategy for the next three years emphasizes the development of the company's one pack system (OPS) business, said Maurizio...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_asia/korea/Songwons-3-year-strategy-pushes-growth-in-OPS-activities_52698.html
June 7, 2013
Takeda Pharmaceutical (Osaka) says it will start using biopolyethylene (bioPE) bottles as the packaging container for the hypertension treatment product Azilva. The company is the...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_asia/japan/Takeda-is-the-first-pharma-company-in-Japan-to-use-bioPE-bottles_52695.html
June 4, 2013
Tosoh says it will expand capacity for high-silica zeolite (HSZ), one of its synthetic zeolite lines, at the company’s Nanyo, Yamaguchi Prefecture complex in Japan. The project...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_asia/japan/Tosoh-hikes-synthetic-zeolite-capacity-aims-for-top-market-share-of-high-silica-zeolite_52563.html
June 4, 2013
The European Commission has, as expected, imposed provisional antidumping duties on imports by the European Union of solar panels, cells, and wafers originating in China. The measures...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_asia/EU-imposes-antidumping-duties-on-solar-panels-imported-from-China_52549.html
June 4, 2013
BASF says that it will invest €10 billion ($13 billion) in Asia/Pacific from 2013–20 in order to achieve annual sales of €25 billion to customers in that region by...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_asia/BASF-plans-&euro10-billion-investment-in-Asia-in-2013-20_52536.html
June 3, 2013
Asian para-xylene (p-xylene) producers have been faring better than their North American and European counterparts. However, p-xylene market dynamics could be altered by new capacity...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_asia/Asia-p-xylene-market-shows-signs-of-oversupply-due-partly-to-new-capacity_52508.html
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