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Chemical Industry Weekly News Round-Up, Oct. 14

2:25 PM MDT | October 14, 2011 | Vincent Valk

This Week on CW:   The French National Assembly has voted to ban bisephenol A (BPA) in food packaging by 2014. The French Senate has not taken up the bill, which would make France the first country to enact a nationwide BPA ban.   Arkema is planning to invest $13.6 million to build an R&D center in China. The company is also considering building a world-scale methyl methacrylate MMA plant in Asia, though the company has not finalized plans for a plant. Arkema closed an MMA plant in France in the wake of the economic downturn.   DuPont may sell...

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