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January 23, 2015
Asahi Kasei says that its Asahi Kasei Chemicals (AKC) subsidiary will construct a validation plant at the Kurashiki, Japan, manufacturing complex for the company’s newly developed...
January 16, 2015
Mitsui & Co. and Kuala Lumpur Kepong (KLK; Ipoh, Malaysia), a company specialized in palm plantation and oleochemicals, say that they have entered into an agreement under which Mitsui will invest in the oleochemical business KLK operates in China. Mitsui will invest $44.0 million in the business and has signed an agreement to acquire a 20% stake in KLK’s wholly owned subsidiary KLK Premier Capital Ltd. (KLKPCL)....
January 16, 2015
Toray Industries and its wholly owned subsidiary Toray Advanced Materials Korea (TAK; Seoul) will expand high-performance polypropylene (PP) spunbond production capacity at the Toray...
January 16, 2015
China has canceled its system of quotas that restrict exports of rare earths, to comply with a World Trade Organization (WTO; Geneva) ruling, press reports say. WTO, in August 2014...
January 16, 2015
Nippon Shokubai says that, at the end of 2014, the company stopped manufacturing operations at its production site at Suita, Japan. Nippon Shokubai plans to construct an R&D...
January 9, 2015
BASF and Shell Chemicals have agreed that the former company will sell its 50% share in the pair’s propylene oxide–styrene monomer (POSM) joint venture, Ellba Eastern (Singapore)...
January 9, 2015
Kuraray has unveiled a medium-term management plan covering the next three years. Kuraray is targeting sales of ¥650.0 billion ($5.44 billion) and operating profits of ¥90.0 billion...
January 9, 2015
Mitsui Chemicals and SKC (Seoul) plan to merge their polyurethane (PU) raw material businesses into a joint venture by 1 April....
January 9, 2015
Teijin has opened a second production line in South Korea for Lielsort, a separator for lithium-ion secondary batteries (LIBs). The line began operations on 24 December 2014. Lielsort...
January 9, 2015
Mitsubishi Chemical Holdings has named Hitoshi Ochi president and CEO, effective 1 April. Mitsubishi Chemical Holdings is the parent of Mitsubishi Chemical. Ochi is currently a member of the Mitsubishi Chemical Holdings board and president and CEO of the Mitsubishi Rayon subsidiary. Ochi will succeed Yoshimitsu Kobayashi, who will become chairman of Mitsubishi Chemical Holdings....
January 9, 2015
R&P (Singapore), a polymer compounding company, says that it has licensed from ExxonMobil Chemical the technology to produce specialty polypropylene (PP) compounds. The compounds...
January 9, 2015
Israel Chemicals Ltd. (ICL; Tel Aviv) says it will invest up to $500 million for 50% ownership of a joint venture that will operate a fully integrated, world-scale phosphate business...
December 19, 2014
Umicore (Brussels) says that it will construct a facility at the Hemaraj industrial estate in Thailand for the production of emission-control catalysts for light-duty vehicles....
December 19, 2014
BASF says that it will build a world-scale chemical catalysts production facility at the company’s site in the Shanghai Chemical Industry Park at Caojing, China....
December 19, 2014
JSR (Tokyo) says that it has entered into an agreement with Chang Chun Petrochemical (Taipei) to establish a joint venture to manufacture display materials at Changshu, China. The jv...
December 19, 2014
Mitsui Chemicals and Sinopec have announced that their 50-50 joint venture Shanghai Sinopec Mitsui Elastomers has started up a previously announced ethylene propylene diene terpolymer...
December 15, 2014
The United Nations climate summit in Lima closed with the basis for a new, global climate change agreement to be finally agreed in Paris in Dec 2015, and to enter into force in 2020...
December 12, 2014
Indorama Ventures (Bangkok) and Performance Fibers (Huntersville, NC), a leading producer of industrial polyester fibers and fabrics, have announced that they have signed a definitive agreement under which Indorama will acquire the Asia manufacturing operations of Performance Fibers. The agreement’s financial terms have not been disclosed....
December 12, 2014
BASF says that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire the business and assets of Taiwan Sheen Soon (TWSS; Lukang), a leading manufacturer of thermoplastic polyurethanes...
December 8, 2014
The European Commission says in a report that European companies must boost investment in research to remain competitive in the global environment. Investment in R&D by companies...
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