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Ineos licenses polypropylene technology to China

11:00 AM MST | December 19, 2014 | Natasha Alperowicz

Ineos Technologies has licensed its Innovene polypropylene (PP) process for manufacturing PP homopolymers and random and impact copolymers to the Full-Tech (Changzhou) Chemistry & Development Co., a subsidiary of Fund Energy Investment Holdings, at...


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CPChem to build PE pilot plant at Bartlesville, OK

Chevron Phillips Chemical (CPChem; The Woodlands, TX) plans to build a polyethylene (PE) pilot plant at its research and development facility in Bartlesville, OK. CPChem expects to begin construction in 2015....

ExxonMobil Chemical to close butyl rubber unit in France

ExxonMobil Chemical France, an ExxonMobil subsidiary, has confirmed that it plans to close the regular butyl rubber unit at the company's Notre Dame de Gravenchon, France complex. The closure is under review by the company's works council, ExxonMobil Chemical...

OxyChem, Mexichem cracker jv has begun construction

OxyChem (Dallas, TX) and Mexichem (Tlalnepantla, Mexico) say that their 50-50 jv, Ingleside Ethylene, began construction of its 540,000 m.t./yr ethane cracker at OxyChem’s Ingleside, TX, complex in the second quarter of 2014. The $1.5 billion project remains on schedule to begin commercial production in the first quarter of 2017, they say....

Steep October decline for US, Canada polyolefin exports

Combined polyolefin exports from the United States and Canada tumbled in October, according to data compiled by Veris Consulting for the ACC Plastics Industry Producers' Statistics Group. Overall sales results were mixed....

Ompet reaches agreement for PTA-PET project in Oman

Sohar Port and Freezone (Sohar, Oman) has struck a deal with Oman International Petrochemical Industry Co. (Ompet; Muscat) for a facility that will manufacture purified terephthalic acid (PTA) and polyethylene terephthalate (PET) and have a combined capacity...

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...

ACC reports October increase in US resin production

US production of major plastic resins totaled 6.40 billion lbs during October, a year-on-year (YOY) increase of 1.2%, according to ACC. However, production for the first 10 months dropped 2.5% YOY, to 62.0 billion lbs....

Elopak to use renewable polyethylene in beverage cartons

Elopak (Oslo), a leading liquid food packaging supplier, has announced the launch of beverage cartons featuring certified renewable polyethylene (PE). A wide range of these cartons will be commercially available in the coming months, making Elopak the first...

Bayer readies TDI plant at Dormagen

Bayer MaterialScience (BMS) has begun to ramp up operating rates at its new 300,000-m.t./year toluene diisocyanate (TDI) unit at Dormagen, Germany, ahead of an official inauguration of the plant scheduled for 9 December, a company source told IHS Chemical...

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