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September 2, 2011
Adidas has joined Nike and Puma in a pledge to phase out hazardous chemicals in the manufacture of their products. All three companies – the world’s largest three...
August 31, 2011
DKSH (Zurich) has acquired specialty chemicals distributor Tiger Chemicals (Melbourne, Australia) to expand its market presence in Australia and gain market access to the market...
August 24, 2011
A consortium of Korean engineering companies that includes Samsung Engineering, GS Engineering and Hyundai Engineering have signed contracts worth $2.1 billion  with Uzkor Gas...
August 23, 2011
Solvay says it will test a new on-site electronic grade fluorine (F2) gas production unit at its Onsan, Korea site and plans to install the unit at a customer’s site. The modular unit will have capacity of 100 m.t./year of electronic grade F2 gas and is designed for easy expansion, as and when needed, Solvay says. ...
August 18, 2011
KBR (Houston, TX) says it has been awarded a contract by LG Chem to license KBR’s  phenol technology for LG Chem’s 240,000 m.t./year phenol plant at Daesan, Korea. KBR...
August 8, 2011
Kumho Petrochemical (Seoul) plans to spend won880 billion ($825.2 million) by 2014 to expand its Yeosu, Korea manufacturing complex and meet growing demand for the company’s...
August 16, 2011
JX Nippon Oil & Energy (Tokyo) and SK Global Chemical, the petrochemical business of SK Innovation (Seoul), formerly SK Energy, plan to establish a petrochemicals joint venture at...
July 29, 2011
SK Innovation (Seoul), formerly SK Energy, says that its petrochemicals business, SK Global Chemical, recorded operating profits of won129 billion ($122 million) and sales of won4.18...
July 28, 2011
Metabolix (Cambridge, MA) says it has signed a joint development agreement with CJ CheilJedang (CJ; Seoul) for the commercialization of renewable four-carbon (C4) industrial chemicals...
July 27, 2011
Kumho Petrochemical (Seoul) plans to spend won880 billion ($837 million) by 2014 to expand its Yeosu, Korea manufacturing complex to meet growing demand for its products, mainly used...
July 20, 2011
LG Chem (Seoul) posted record second quarter sales despite a downturn in the petrochemical and IT businesses. Sales in the second quarter were won 5.699 trillion ($5.4 billion), up...
July 19, 2011
Air Products says it will increase production of gaseous nitrogen and expand its nitrogen pipeline in the Gumi National Industrial Complex, in North Gyeongsang province, Korea to serve...
July 7, 2011
MEMC Electronic Materials (St. Peters, MO) says its MEMC Singapore subsidiary has entered into a partnership agreement with Jusung Engineering (Gwangju, Korea), to build and operate a...
June 28, 2011
SKC (Seoul) is planning a major increase in capacity of its hydrogen peroxide-propylene oxide (HPPO) plant at Ulsan, Korea. SKC’s president Park Jang-suk said recently that the...
June 20, 2011
The Ministry of Commerce (Mofcom; Beijing) says it has extended China’s antidumping measures for hydrazine hydrate imported from France, Japan, Korea, and the U.S. for a further...
June 15, 2011
BASF will raise capacity for methylene di-para phenylene isocyanate (MDI) at its Yeosu, Korea site. The expansion will take place during the course of 2011 and 2012 with the main part...
June 14, 2011
Samsung-BP Chemicals Co. (Ulsan, Korea) will debottleneck its acetic capacity plant at the Ulsan complex. The company owned 51% by BP and 49% by Samsung will add 100,000 m.t./year...
June 14, 2011
Merck & Co. (Whitehouse Station, NJ) says it has entered into an exclusive global agreement with Hanwha Chemical (Seoul) to develop and commercialize a candidate biosimilar form of...
June 13, 2011
Pioneering Research: Jourquin (r), Solvay's chairman, and Kim (c) EWHA president, at the signing. Solvay has signed a memorandum of understanding with the EWHA (Seoul) women’s...
June 10, 2011
Uhde Inventa-Fischer says it has been awarded a contract by SKC Co. (Seoul) to build a plant for the manufacture of film-grade polyethylene terephthalate (PET). The facility will be...
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