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November 23, 2016
IG Petrochemicals Ltd. (IGPL; Mumbai, India) has acquired the maleic anhydride (MA) business of Mysore Petro Chemicals Ltd. (MPCL; Mumbai) for 744.8 million Indian rupees ($10.8...
November 23, 2016
ExxonMobil Chemical will build a 650,000–metric tons/year polyethylene (PE) unit at its Beaumont, Texas, facility. Construction has already begun, and start-up is scheduled for 2019, says the company. The unit will produce metallocene-based PE and comonomers. The capacity is in addition to two other 650,000–metric ton/year PE lines being built at ExxonMobil’s Mont Belvieu, Texas, facility. Both are expected to begin production in the second half of 2017....
November 23, 2016
FMC says it has taken full ownership of the company’s former joint ventures (JVs) F&N Agro Česká Republika and F&N Agro Slovensko. Each JV had been co-owned with Nufarm...
November 23, 2016
Showa Denko says it has acquired GMM Group (Hong Kong), a producer of polytetrafluoroethylene (PTFE), the nonstick coating used in cookware, a variety of home electrical appliances...
November 23, 2016
K Innovation (Seoul, South Korea), the parent of SK Global Chemical, will boost the electric-vehicle (EV) battery production capacity at the company’s Seosan, South Korea, complex, the company has announced....
November 23, 2016
Idemitsu Kosan says its planned merger with Showa Shell Sekiyu remains suspended. The companies put the deal on hold in October, citing “difficulties with some stakeholders.” The...
November 23, 2016
The Competition Commission of India (CCI; New Delhi) has approved The Chatterjee Group’s (TCG; New York, New York) acquisition of a “substantial majority” in Mitsubishi Chemical...
November 23, 2016
RPM International has acquired Adhere Industrial Tapes (Colchester, United Kingdom). The acquired business will become a part of RPM’s tremco illbruck (Cologne, Germany) subsidiary...
November 23, 2016
Brenntag has agreed to acquire the distribution business of EPChem (Singapore). EPChem distributes performance chemicals, dedicated to waxes and wax-related products for various...
November 10, 2016
Courts in Tianjin, China, have jailed 49 people for their role in actions by Tianjin Ruihai International Logistics (Ruihai Logistics) that led to a series of massive explosions in the...
November 10, 2016
NOONAN: New Omnova CEO will take helm on 1 December Omnova Solutions has named Anne Noonan its next president and CEO, effective 1 December. Noonan replaces Kevin McMullen, who is...
November 10, 2016
Teijin plans to establish a carbon fiber production site at Greenwood, South Carolina. The company expects to invest about $600 million in the project by 2030. The planned facility...
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