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January 14, 2008Overall economic growth in the East Asian region—defined as China, Korea, and Taiwan—will slip from 8.5% in 2007, to 8% in 2008, according to a recent report by the Asian...
December 14, 2007Showa Denko says it has increased production capacity for high-purity ammonia from 1,000 m.t./year, to 1,200 m.t./year at the company’s Taiwan Showa Chemicals Manufacturing Co...
October 3, 2007CPC Corp. (Taipei) has embarked on a program to reinforce its position as a leading producer of olefins and aromatics in Taiwan. The company plans to upgrade one of its production...
September 21, 2007Kuokuang Petrochemical Technology Co. (Taipei) has submitted its environmental impact assessment (EIA) report to the Environmental Protection Administration (EPA; Taipei) for a...
August 20, 2007CPC Corp. (Taipei) has selected ABB Lummus Global to provide technologies for a petrochemical complex at Lin Yuan, near Kaohsiung, Taiwan. Lummus will supply its ethylene; olefins...
August 7, 2007Bayer MaterialScience (BMS) says it has completed the acquisition of Ure-Tech Group (Chang Hwa, Taiwan), the largest producer of thermoplastic polyurethanes (TPU) in Asia/Pacific. BMS...
August 1, 2007Kuokuang Petrochemical Technology Co. (Taipei), a joint venture between CPC Corp. (Taipei) and six other Taiwanese companies, is advancing plans for a previously announced, fully...
July 31, 2007Formosa Plastics Group (Taipei) has set its sights firmly on growth in mainland China. Plans there include a possible refining and olefins investment at Ningbo, where the company is...
July 31, 2007Formosa Petrochemical is running its new 1.2-million m.t./year ethylene cracker at Mailiao, Taiwan at 55%-60% of capacity to control inventories, sources say. Formosa started up the...
July 30, 2007Economies, Industry Remain Healthy The economies of East Asian countries, excluding China and Japan, continue to perform well. However, growth is expected to slip slightly in 2007...
July 27, 2007Taiwanese state-owned refining and petrochemicals company Chinese Petroleum Corp. (CPC; Taipei) has renamed itself CPC Corporation, Taiwan. The change is one of several cooperative...
July 26, 2007Formosa Plastics is expecting to bring online its 1.2-million m.t./year ethylene plant at Mailiao, Taiwan in the second quarter, a company source says. The cracker has capacity for...
July 25, 2007Formosa Plastics says it expects to start up its 1.2-million m.t./year ethylene plant at Mailiao, Taiwan in May as scheduled. Formosa says it expects to feed naphtha to the cracker in...
July 25, 2007AZ Electronic Materials (Luxembourg) says it will invest T$256 million ($8 million) to expand “significantly” photoresist capacity at Hsinchu, Taiwan. Construction is...
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