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TAIWAN

Air Liquide completes start-up of eight large-scale production units
Air Liquide has completed the commercial start-up of eight large-scale production units around the world, mainly in emerging markets, the company confirmed today. All of the recently commissioned units are the result of investments, totaling about...

Kraton to merge with styrenic block copolymer business of LCY Chemical
Kraton Performance Polymers has entered into a definitive agreement to combine with the styrenic block copolymer (SBC) operations of LCY Chemical (Taipei), which had been earlier known as Lee Chang Yung Chemical Industry Corp. The deal will create a leading...

Brenntag opens application center in Taiwan
Brenntag says that it has opened a new service and application center at Shenkeng, Taiwan, close to the company’s office at Taipei. The new facility includes application laboratories for food & beverage and personal care. In addition, it offers...

ScinoPharm opens API plant in Changshu; plans to expand site
ScinoPharm (Tainan, Taiwan) says that it has completed the construction of a new facility at Changshu, China, and the new site includes a multipurpose active pharmaceutical ingredient (API) manufacturing plant, and an R&D process development center. A...

Taiwan scraps plans for Kuokuang petchems project in Malaysia
Sources in Taipei have confirmed to CW that plans to relocate a petrochemical project from Taiwan to Malaysia have been scrapped. CPC Corp. (Taipei) last year said that Kuokuang Petrochemical, an affiliate in which CPC held 43% and other Taiwanese players...

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KOREA

Sika acquires flooring and coating products manufacturing facility in South Korea
Sika (Baar, Switzerland) says it has acquired a manufacturing facility located at Gunsan, South Korea. The facility manufactures and distributes flooring and coating products based on epoxy resins, acrylic emulsions, and polyurethane and employs 28 people...

Samsung General Chemicals to merge with Samsung Petrochemical
Samsung General Chemicals (Seoul) and Samsung Petrochemical have announced that their boards have agreed to merge the two companies. The news comes just days after the group said that the battery and display manufacturer Samsung SDI will merge with...

BASF forms research network with Asian universities and institutes
BASF said today that together with seven leading universities and research institutes in China, Japan and South Korea, it has established the research initiative Network for Advanced Materials Open Research (NAO). The scientists aim to cooperate in developing...

Saudi company joins SK Gas in Korean propane dehydrogenation project
Advanced Petrochemical Co. (Jubail, Saudi Arabia), today signed a memorandum of understanding with SK Gas (Seoul) to become a joint venture partner in SK Gas’s previously announced propane dehydrogenation (PDH) project in South Korea. Advanced, or its...

Foster Wheeler awarded FEED contracts by S-Oil for residue upgrading project at Ulsan
Foster Wheeler says that it has been awarded contracts by S-Oil (Seoul) for the front-end engineering design (FEED) for a residue upgrading project at S-Oil’s Onsan refinery at Ulsan, South Korea, which is also expected to raise production of...

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JAPAN

Mitsubishi Chemical: Restart of Kashima Complex Could Take 'Some Time'
Mitsubishi Chemical says that operations at its Kashima, Japan manufacturing complex will not resume for some time because of severe damage to piers at the adjacent port, and to other infrastructure, caused by the earthquake and tsunami that struck the...

Japan and Cambodia sign low carbon-growth partnership
The Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry (METI; Tokyo) says that Japan and Cambodia signed a deal on 11 April for a joint crediting mechanism (JCM), and, under this mechanism, Japan will implement various projects that will reduce greenhouse gas emissions...

Evonik enters into research partnership with University of Tokyo
Evonik Industries and the University of Tokyo have entered into a strategic partnership to work together closely in selected fields, Evonik says. “The strategic partnership with such an excellent university is an important step for us in...

Sumitomo Corp. acquires Bayer fungicide product line
Sumitomo Corp. has acquired the fungicide Metominostrobin from Bayer CropScience's Japan subsidiary. Financial terms of the agreement were not disclosed. Metominostrobin is a broad-spectrum, systemic fungicide with preventative and curative activity, the...

Ube’s machinery business establishes subsidiary in Mexico
Ube Industries says that its wholly owned subsidiary, Ube Machinery (Ube, Japan), has established a new subsidiary at Irapuato, Mexico. The new subsidiary is called Ube Machinery Mexico, and it became operational earlier this month. The new subsidiary will be...

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