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THAILAND

Zeon hikes prices of hydrocarbon resins
Zeon (Tokyo) is increasing the price of its Quintone hydrocarbon resins by 5–7%, equivalent to $220/m.t., effective 15 October 2015. The price will rise to about $4,400/m.t., the company tells CW. Zeon says the increase is necessary to improve...

New president, CEO of PTT Global Chemical takes over today
Punmeechaow starts today Supattanapong Punmeechaow, 55, today takes over as president and CEO at PTT Global Chemical (PTTGC; Bangkok), Thailand’s largest chemical company. He was appointed by PTTGC’s board on 22 September, replacing Bowon...

PTT Global Chemical confirms appointment of new CEO
PTT Global Chemical (PTTGC; Bangkok), Thailand’s largest chemical company, today confirmed the appointment of Supattanapong Punmeechaow as president, CEO, and acting secretary to the board of directors. He replaces Bowon Vongsinudom, who retires on 1...

Clariant opens labs in Malaysia for oil services and pigments businesses
Clariant says it has opened new laboratories at Shah Alam, Malaysia, for the company’s oil services and pigments businesses. The lab facility includes state-of-the-art equipment featuring standard and manual testing processes that model global Clariant...

PTTGC takes large aromatics complex off-line to carry out repairs
PTT Global Chemical (PTTGC; Bangkok) said today that its aromatics complex number two, with a combined capacity of 1.07 million m.t./year, has been taken off-line to repair a reactor within the platforming unit. The shutdown, which started on 15 September, is...

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INDONESIA

Showa Denko to stop producing ethyl acetate in Indonesia
Showa Denko says it has decided to dissolve its Showa Esterindo Indonesia (Jakarta) joint venture and terminate its production of ethyl acetate in Indonesia as a result of the challenging business environment. Showa Esterindo Indonesia was established in 1997...

Clariant opens labs in Malaysia for oil services and pigments businesses
Clariant says it has opened new laboratories at Shah Alam, Malaysia, for the company’s oil services and pigments businesses. The lab facility includes state-of-the-art equipment featuring standard and manual testing processes that model global Clariant...

Asahi Glass invests in new glass facility in Indonesia
Asahi Glass said on Wednesday that it will invest approximately ¥16 billion ($152.1 million) to build a float glass furnace in Indonesia. The facility will be set up by the company’s PT Asahimas Flat Glass subsidiary and will replace a float furnace...

PTTGC and Pertamina form Indo Thai Trading, joint petchem project delayed until 2020
Pertamina (Jakarta) and PTT Global Chemical (PTTGC; Bangkok) have launched Indo Thai Trading (ITT; Jakarta), a first step in their proposed petrochemical manufacturing collaboration. ITT will seed the market by selling polyethylene (PE), polypropylene (PP)...

LG International plans methanol complex in Indonesia
LG International (Seoul) plans to invest in a large petrochemical complex in the Bintuni industrial area, West Papua, Indonesia, The Jakarta Post reports. On Friday following a meeting with minister of industry of Indonesia, Mohamad Suleman Hidayat, Jee...

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SINGAPORE

Neste to recover carbon dioxide at Singapore refinery
National Oxygen (Singapore), a subsidiary of Taiyo Nippon Sanso; and Neste Oil have agreed to install a carbon dioxide (CO2) recovery and liquefaction plant at Neste's renewable diesel refinery in Singapore. Construction is scheduled to start by year-end, and...

IMCD acquires food ingredients distributor in Philippines
Stevens: Marks IMCD’s entry into the rapidly emerging Philippines market. Specialty chemicals distributor IMCD Group (Rotterdam) says that it has completed acquiring Danasia (Makati City, Philippines). Danasia, founded in 1993, distributes leading...

ExxonMobil hikes hydrocarbon fluids capacity in Singapore and Antwerp
ExxonMobil Chemical is increasing production of its high performance hydrocarbon fluids by about 10% through expansion projects at its Singapore and Antwerp facilities, the company said on Wednesday. The additional capacity, designed to meet rapidly expanding...

Clariant opens labs in Malaysia for oil services and pigments businesses
Clariant says it has opened new laboratories at Shah Alam, Malaysia, for the company’s oil services and pigments businesses. The lab facility includes state-of-the-art equipment featuring standard and manual testing processes that model global Clariant...

AkzoNobel collaborates with institute in Singapore on solar-cell technology
AkzoNobel says it will partner with the Solar Energy Research Institute of Singapore (Seris) at the National University of Singapore in order to explore less costly ways of producing high-efficiency silicon wafer solar cells. The collaboration has been...

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