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September 11, 2007Vinythai (Bangkok), a Solvay affiliate, says it has agreed to buy the assets of polyvinyl chloride (PVC) producer APEX Petrochemical (Bangkok) for $94 million. The deal includes...
August 20, 2007Dow Chemical and Solvay have agreed to form an equally owned joint venture to build a hydrogen peroxide (H2O2) plant at the Asian Industrial Estate, near Map Ta Phut, Thailand. The...
August 6, 2007PTT Chemical says it has taken down one of its three ethylene plants at Map Ta Phut, Thailand to upgrade some machinery. The unplanned maintenance is expected to cut its annual olefins...
July 30, 2007Technip says it has been awarded a contract by Map Ta Phut Olefins, a joint venture between Siam Cement and Dow Chemical, to build the furnaces section of a previously announced steam...
July 27, 2007Thai MMA (Bangkok) plans to invest baht10 billion ($283 million) to double methyl methacrylate (MMA) capacity at Map Ta Phut, Thailand to about 200,000 m.t./year, says Siam Cement...
July 26, 2007The Thai government says it has resumed the approval process for petrochemical projects planned by PTT Chemical and Siam Cement worth a combined baht300 billion ($8.6 billion) at Map...
July 26, 2007Ube Industries says it will build a 50,000-m.t./year nylon-6 resins plant at its Ube Nylon (Thailand) complex at Bangkok by October 2009. The company’s existing nylon-6 capacity...
July 25, 2007The Thai government says it is proposing to declare the Map Ta Phut, Thailand industrial estate an “environmentally controlled zone,” which would trigger a cleanup of the...
July 25, 2007Petrochemical companies, grouped under the Federation of Thai Industries Petrochemical Industry Club, plan to establish a baht4-billion ($115 million) fund to assist local residents...
July 25, 2007The Thai petrochemical industry is unlikely to see further significant consolidation, following years of heavy restructuring, says Kongkrapan Intarajang, v.p./business development at...
July 25, 2007The Shaw Group has announced that a consortium of the company’s Shaw Stone & Webster unit and CTCI Corp. (Taipei) has been awarded a contract to provide engineering...
July 24, 2007Thai MMA (Bangkok) has provided additional details of a project to increase methyl methacrylate (MMA) capacity at Map Ta Phut, Thailand (CW, Feb. 7, p. 19). The company will build a...
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