IHS Chemical Week

World News and Views :: Projects

Kuraray to Build Polyvinyl Alcohol Plant at La Porte, TX

2:11 AM MDT | June 5, 2012 | Natasha Alperowicz

Kuraray (Tokyo) announced today that its Kuraray America subsidiary will build a polyvinyl alcohol (PVOH) plant at La Porte, TX, confirming CW’s earlier report.  The plant will be designed to produce 40,000 m.t./year in the first phase, which is expected onstream in September 2014. Kuraray, for this investment, has been granted the Texas Enterprise Fund by the State of Texas and the Harris County Tax Abatement by Harris County Commissioners Court.   Kuraray’s investment is in line with the company’s global strategy for vinyl acetate...

This information is only available to Chemical Week subscribers.


Forgot your user ID or password?
Click here to have it sent to you.

Risk Free Trial

Email Address

First Name

Last Name

Click here to register and get your RISK-FREE access to chemweek.com

Not an IHS Chemical Week
24/7 member yet?

Here's why you should be:

  • Searchable online archive access of the last 2 years of Chemical Week.
  • Print or digital magazine subscription
  • Price and market change alerts
  • Economic data and statistics
  • Buyers' Guides
  • Webcasts | whitepapers




contact us | about us | customer care | privacy policy | sitemap | advertise

ihsCopyright © 2015 IHS, Inc. All rights reserved. Reproduction in whole or in part without permission is prohibited.

North Asia Russia Southeast Asia China India/Pakistan Middle East Eastern Europe Western Europe Central America Canada USA Australia/New Zealand South America Africa