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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...

IHS WPC 2015: China to keep importing p-xylene as production and demand grows
Although China accounts for the world's largest para-xylene (p-xylene) capacity, it will still need to import more than half of this capacity for the foreseeable future, according to Petrochina's senior engineer Li Zhenyu. Speaking at the 30th annual IHS...

Mitsubishi Chemical develops world's first biobased polycarbonate diol
Mitsubishi Chemical says that it has developed the world’s first biobased polycarbonate diol, a type of high-performance polyol, and will begin market development and sales for the product in April. Mitsubishi currently has the capacity to produce about...

BASF to phase out coil coatings containing chromate in Japan
BASF says that it plans to phase out coil coatings containing chromate in Japan and focus on an alternative technology with a better environmental profile by 1 June 2016. Coil coatings are applied to steel and aluminum sheets before further processing into a...

Asahi Glass to increase PVC production capacity in Vietnam
Asahi Glass (Tokyo) says that its subsidiary Phu My Plastics & Chemicals (PMPC) located in the Cai Mep industrial zone in Ba Ria-Vung Tau Province, Vietnam, will increase production capacity for polyvinyl chloride (PVC) from 100,000 m.t./year to 150,000...

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