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February 9, 2009
Formosa Petrochemical (Mailiao, Taiwan) says it has increased capacity at two of its ethylene units at Mailiao. Capacity utilization rates are 90%-95%, compared with 80%-85% earlier...
January 20, 2009
Formosa Petrochemical (Mailiao, Taiwan) has increased the operating rate of its No.2 and No.3 ethylene plants at Mailiao, due to an increase in demand, say reports. The company...
January 16, 2009
Kuokuang Petrochemical Technology Co. (Taipei) has moved its previously announced NT$400.5-billion ($12.2 billion) refinery and petrochemical project to an alternative site in Taiwan...
January 13, 2009
Formosa Petrochemical says it shuttered its 700,000-m.t./year naphtha cracker at Mailiao, Taiwan last week due to deteriorating Asian demand caused by weak economic conditions. The...
November 18, 2008
Nan Ya Plastics (Taipei), a member of the Formosa Plastics Group, has selected technology supplied by Dow Chemical and Davy Process Technology to upgrade Nan Ya’s oxo alcohols...
November 10, 2008
Formosa says it will keep its No. 3 naphtha cracker in Mailiao, Taiwan closed due to weak Asian demand. The plant was originally shuttered for a 45-day turnaround and was set to...
October 20, 2008
Wang Yung-Ching, founder of the Formosa Plastics Group, died last week while on a business trip in New York, the company says. Wang, 91, was a farmer’s son with only an...
August 22, 2008
Drilling products and services company Imdex (Perth, Australia) says it has signed a heads of agreement to acquire all shares in specialty chemicals firm Wildcat Chemicals Australia...
August 7, 2008
International marketers and distributors of specialty chemicals and ingredients, Connell Bros. Company (San Francisco) says it has taken full control of its Taiwan operations, CBC Taiwan, by repurchasing the shares owned by its minority partner Tong Hsing Enterprise Co. Ltd....
August 4, 2008
Rohm and Haas Electronic Materials, a Rohm and Haas (R&H) subsidiary, says its chemical mechanical planarization (CMP) technologies business will expand production capacity at a...
July 30, 2008
Rohm and Haas Electronic Materials says its chemical mechanical planarization (CMP) Technologies business will invest to expand the production capacity of its Asia-Pacific pad...
July 21, 2008
Rohm and Haas (R&H) says it has opened the Asia Technical Center (Hsinchu, Taiwan), focusing on chemical mechanical planarization (CMP) technology, and a $60-million immersion...
March 4, 2008
BOC Lien Hwa (BOCLH), a joint venture between The Linde Group and Lien Hwa, says it has signed a contract with Nexpower Technology (Taichung, Taiwan) for the supply of high-purity...
January 22, 2008
Projects include an expansion of the company's ethylene complex in Taiwan....
January 14, 2008
Overall 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, 2007
Showa 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, 2007
CPC 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, 2007
Kuokuang Petrochemical Technology Co. (Taipei) has submitted its environmental impact assessment (EIA) report to the Environmental Protection Administration (EPA; Taipei) for a...
August 20, 2007
CPC 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, 2007
Bayer 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...
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