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February 13, 2012
Topping the headlines last week, Indorama Ventures has agreed to acquire the chemical assets of Old World Industries for $795 million. The assets include the largest ethylene...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/southeast_asia/thailand/Chemical-Finance-Digest-Feb-6-10_41329.html
February 9, 2012
Siam Cement notified the Stock Exchange of Thailand today that it and its Vietnamese and Qatari partners have signed a joint venture agreement for a previously announced petrochemical complex in Vietnam. The partners will invest $4.5 billion in the project, following a final investment decision, which is expected next year....
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/southeast_asia/thailand/Siam-Cement-and-Partners-Sign-JV-Deal-for-$4-5-Billion-Project-in-Vietnam_41206.html
February 8, 2012
Indorama Ventures (Bangkok) says it will acquire the chemical assets of Old World Industries (Northbrook, IL), including its production facility located at Clear Lake, TX, for $795 million. Old World will retain its consumer products division, including Peak antifreeze. As part of the purchase agreement, Old World will enter into a long-term glycol supply contract with Indorama for its antifreeze production in the U.S....
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/southeast_asia/thailand/Indorama-to-Acquire-Old-Worlds-Chemical-Assets-for-$795-Million-updated_41050.html
January 25, 2012
Indorama Ventures (Bangkok) announced through a letter to Thailand's stock exchange that it would relocate the texturizing capacity of its Trevira (Bobingen, Germany) joint venture...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/southeast_asia/thailand/Indorama-Relocates-Treviras-Texturizing-Capacity-from-Poland-to-Germany_40745.html
January 25, 2012
SCG Chemicals, the chemical subsidiary of Siam Cement Group (SCG; Bangkok) recorded a 51% fall in profits for 2011, compared with 2010, to baht11.19 billion ($354 million). Sales for...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/southeast_asia/thailand/Siam-Cements-Chemicals-Business-Reports-Fall-in-Profits_40747.html
January 25, 2012
Indorama Ventures (Bangkok) says it will construct an integrated facility in India, which will consist of purified terephthalic acid (PTA), polyethylene terephthalate (PET), and...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/southeast_asia/thailand/Indorama-to-Invest-$700-Million-in-PTA-PET-PSF-Project-in-India_40744.html
January 24, 2012
Shin-Etsu Chemical says plans to build plants for silicone-based materials for high-brightness light-emitting diode (LED) packaging as well as the separation and refinement of rare...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/southeast_asia/thailand/Shin-Etsu-to-Build-Plants-in-Vietnam-for-Silicone-based-LED-Materials-and-Rare-Earths_40709.html
January 18, 2012
Mitsubishi Gas Chemical (MGC) says it has established a new subsidiary for the production of electronic materials in the Hemaraj Eastern Seaboard Industrial Estate in Thailand, 110...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/southeast_asia/thailand/Mitsubishi-Gas-Chemical-to-Build-Electronic-Materials-Plant-in-Thailand_40541.html
January 17, 2012
Mitsui Chemicals says that its Grand Siam Composites (Bangkok) joint venture will increase production capacity for polypropylene (PP) compounds by 18,000 m.t./year at Map Ta Phut...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/southeast_asia/thailand/Mitsui-Siam-Cement-JV-to-Increase-PP-Compounds-Capacity-in-Thailand_40505.html
January 9, 2012
Economic growth in the Asia/Pacific region will be about 5% in 2012, similar to the growth rate in 2011, a recent report by analysts at IHS Global Insight (London) says. Risks loom...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/southeast_asia/thailand/Asia-Expansion-Continues_40265.html
January 5, 2012
Petronas is in discussions with several companies including Dow Chemical, ExxonMobil, and Shell for building petrochemical plants at Petrona’s previously announced $20-billion...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/southeast_asia/thailand/Petronas-in-Discussions-with-Several-Petrochemical-Companies-for-Rapid-Project_40182.html
January 5, 2012
A propylene oxide (PO) plant operated by SCG-Dow Group, a joint venture between Dow and Siam Cement at Map Ta Phut, Thailand, has commenced full production. The world-scale facility...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/southeast_asia/thailand/Dow-HPPO-Joint-Venture-Plant-Starts-up-in-Thailand_40158.html
January 5, 2012
Indorama Ventures (Bangkok) says it has merged its two subsidiaries in Poland - Indorama Polymers Poland (Wloclawek) and IVL Poland, effective this month. The merged entity is called...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/southeast_asia/thailand/Indorama-Merges-Subsidiaries-in-Poland_40181.html
January 4, 2012
Indorama Ventures (Bangkok) has agreed to acquire FiberVisions (Duluth, GA), a manufacturer of specialty polyolefin-based mono and bicomponent fibers. FiberVisions is owned by private equity firm Snow Phipps Group (New York). Financial details were not disclosed. The transaction is expected to close on January 6, 2012....
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/southeast_asia/thailand/Indorama-to-Acquire-FiberVisions_40150.html
January 4, 2012
Perstorp says it has today signed an agreement with PTT Global Chemical (Bangkok) for their previously announced isocynates joint venture. PTT Global reached an agreement last month to...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/southeast_asia/thailand/Perstorp-and-PTT-Global-Chemical-Sign-JV-Agreement-Plan-Major-Investment-in-Asia_39992.html
December 23, 2011
Siam Cement Group (SCG; Bangkok) says its chemicals subsidiary SCG Chemicals will acquire a 23.67% stake in Thai Plastic and Chemicals (TPC; Bangkok), an affiliate of SCG, for baht6.21...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/southeast_asia/thailand/Siam-Cement-to-Increase-Stake-in-Thai-Plastic-and-Chemicals_40014.html
December 16, 2011
Teijin says that damage assessment and restoration work has begun at its three production facilities in Thailand, which have been shut down since October, as a result of the recent...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/southeast_asia/thailand/Restart-of-Production-at-Teijins-Three-Plants-in-Thailand-to-be-Completed-by-April-2012_39873.html
December 12, 2011
Toray Industries says that the Ayutthaya, Thailand plant of the company’s Thai Toray Synthetics (TTS; Bangkok) subsidiary, which stopped operating on October 6, 2011 as a result...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/southeast_asia/thailand/Toray-Plant-in-Ayutthaya-Thailand-to-Restart-in-March-2012_39690.html
November 30, 2011
Toray Industries says that damage assessment has begun on November 26 at Thai Toray Synthetics (TTS; Bangkok) subsidiary’s Ayutthaya plant in Thailand, which had stopped...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/southeast_asia/thailand/Toray-Assesses-Flood-Damage-in-Thailand-Prepares-to-Restart-Plants_39402.html
November 28, 2011
The former PTT Chemical (Bangkok) reported profits of baht19.15 billion ($612 million) for the period January 1, 2011 to October 18, 2011, compared with profits of baht10.68 billion...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/southeast_asia/thailand/PTT-Chemical-Reports-Rise-in-Profits-and-Sales_39359.html
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