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Idemitsu Kosan restarts Tokuyama cracker
Idemitsu Kosan (Tokyo) restarted its 687,000-m.t./year steam cracker at Tokuyama, Japan, this weekend, according to media reports. The cracker was offline since October following an unplanned shutdown. Despite the outage, ethylene supply in Japan was adequate...

DKSH to distribute BASF's personal care and household colorants across Asia
The performance materials business unit of DKSH (Zurich) has been apponted to provide market expansion services for BASF's range of colorants used in the personal-care and household industries in China, including Hong Kong; India; Indonesia; Japan; South...

Chemtura to expand ADPA antioxidant capacity at three sites
Chemtura will increase capacity for its Naugalube alkylated diphenyl amine (ADPA) liquid antioxidants at three sites “to prevent predicted future shortages of antioxidants in the automotive petroleum additive industry worldwide.” By 2015, the...

CPhI: ScinoPharm looks to tap Japanese market
Active pharmaceutical ingredient (API) manufacturer ScinoPharm (Tainan, Taiwan) tells CW that the changes in the Japanese pharmaceutical market present significant opportunities for the company, and that ScinoPharm aims to grow its business in the Japanese...

LCY Chemical ordered to halt polypropylene production at Kaohsiung
LCY Chemical (Taipei), which is being investigated by Taiwanese authorities over its role in the 31 July explosions at Kaohsiung, Taiwan, which killed 30 people and injured more than 300, has been ordered to halt production at its polypropylene (PP) plant...

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