IHS Chemical Week
ENGINEERING PLASTICS

Grupa Azoty awards contract to Uhde Inventa-Fischer for nylon-6 project in Poland

3:31 PM MST | December 17, 2014 | Ian Young

Grupa Azoty (Tarnów, Poland) says it has signed a contract with Uhde Inventa-Fischer for the construction of a previously announced nylon-6 plant at Tarnów. The contract covers the purchase of licenses, process design, and project equipment. The...


Risk Free Trial

Email Address

First Name

Last Name

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

Global Bioenergies succeeds in making bio-sourced propylene

Global Bioenergies has produced bio-sourced propylene via fermentation. The company says it has created a proprietary prototype strain that is able to convert glucose into propylene in the laboratory. "Because of the decrease in...

Solvay hikes PEEK and PAEK engineering polymers capacity at Indian plant

Solvay said today that it is increasing its ultra-high performance polymers capacity at the Panoli, India plant by 25% to support strong demand for KetaSpire and AvaSpire, the company’s polyether ether ketone (PEEK) and polyaryletherketone (PAEK)...

Trinseo announces PS, ABS price decreases in Europe after December benzene contract drops

Trinseo (Berwyn, PA), formerly Styron, has announced price decreases for all polystyrene (PS) and copolymer grades in Europe, effective immediately or as existing contract terms allow.  The announcement follows confirmation this week that Europe's...

Carbios achieves PLA depolymerization process in 48 hrs

Carbios (Clermont-Ferrand, France) has used its proprietary enzymatic process to depolymerize 90% of polylactic acid (PLA) material –a thermoplastic aliphatic polyester derived from renewable resources– in only 48 hours. This marks the beginning...

Eastman introduces novel copolyester to Europe as alternative to HIPS

Eastman Chemical has introduced its Eastalite-branded copolyester to Europe, as a sustainable alternative to high-impact polystyrene (HIPS) for opaque rigid medical packaging as a cost-effective, styrene-free material that is easier to process, the company...

Teijin to shut polycarbonate plant in Singapore, exit dimethyl terephthalate business

Teijin today announced several initiatives to restructure its loss-making businesses. The measures include permanently shutting down a polycarbonate (PC) resin plant in Singapore and exiting the dimethyl terephthalate (DMT) business. The measures announced...

DSM names site for North America nylon-6 plant

DSM's new North American nylon polymerization plant will be built at Augusta, GA, the company confirmed today. The previously announced investment was accounted for earlier this year. The plant, which will become part of DSM’s engineering plastics...

Trinseo realigns businesses, leadership

Trinseo (Berwyn, PA),  formerly Styron, says it is reorganizing its business divisions into two groups and reassigning members of the executive team. A newly created performance materials division will include rubber, latex, and performance plastics consisting of the automotive and consumer essential markets businesses. A new basic plastics and feedstocks division will include styrenic polymers—polystyrene, ABS, SAN—polycarbonate, and styrene monomer....

Albis Plastics expands distribution agreement with Eastman

Albis Plastic (Hamburg) has been awarded distribution rights for Eastman's technical plastics in Turkey, expanding the long-standing partnership between the two companies, Albis says. The additional copolyester products are Durastar, Eastalloy, Eastar...

Engineering Plastics Archives »











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

ihsCopyright © 2014 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