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January 28, 2016
Celanese is adding a nylon platform to its engineered materials portfolio. The products, based on both nylon-6 and nylon-6,6 resins produced outside the company, will extend the...
January 28, 2016
3M has agreed to sell its pressurized polyurethane (PU) foam adhesives business to Innovative Chemical Products (ICP; Andover, MA). ICP is owned by private equity firm Audax (Boston)...
January 28, 2016
Monsanto has filed a lawsuit against the California Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment (OEHHA) to prevent the listing of glyphosate under California’s Proposition...
January 21, 2016
ACC’s specialty chemicals market volume index was down 2.7% in December 2015 compared with the year-ago month but fell only 0.3% year-to-date (YTD) in 2015 versus one year ago, both figures on a three-month moving average (3MMA). The index slipped 0.1% in December versus the earlier month, following a fall of 0.7% in November (both 3MMA)....
January 20, 2016
Altanahas announced that it is investing $3.5 million in Melior Innovations (Houston). Melior specializes in the development of high-performance materials, such as specialty ceramics...
January 14, 2016
Weak global growth, particularly in the energy sector and many industrial end markets, along with China’s deceleration and the strong dollar are curbing expectations for...
January 15, 2016
Dineen: Brings 35 years of experience to TPC's top job. TPC Group (Houston) has appointed Ed Dineen as chairman, president, and CEO. Dineen replaces Miguel Desdin, senior v.p. and CFO...
January 14, 2016
Koppers announced 13 January it is closing of its coal tar distillation plant in Clairton, PA, affecting 52 employees. The company plans to decrease production at the facility over the...
January 14, 2016
The Texas Commission for Environmental Quality (TCEQ) has preliminarily approved LyondellBasell Industries constructing a polyethylene (PE) plant at La Porte, TX. The company applied for permission in November 2013....
January 14, 2016
Praxair has signed a long-term contract to provide nitrogen to Toray Industries for use in manufacturing carbon fiber at Toray’s new Spartanburg County, SC, facility. Praxair...
January 14, 2016
Celanese plans to increase capacity to produce ultrahigh molecular weight polyethylene (UHMWPE) at Bishop, TX, to 38,000 m.t./year. The company, which markets the material under the trade name GUR, expects to complete the project in May....
January 14, 2016
Westlake Chemical Partners (Westlake Partners; Houston), a master limited partnership (MLP) formed by Westlake Chemical, has approved plans to expand ethylene capacity at Calvert City, KY, by 70 million lbs/year. The company expects to complete the project during the first half of 2017....
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