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Turkish petchems producer commissions ethylene and PTA capacity expansion at group headquarters
21.11.2014
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POLYMER PRICES
Polyurethane feedstocks November 2014: Moerdijk shortfall pushes polyols up / Propylene oxide extremely tight / MDI und TDI softer / Aromatics slide not yet reflected / Corrections likely
21.11.2014
SONGWON
Global price hike for polymer stabilisers
21.11.2014
SMURFIT KAPPA
New Bag-in-Box facility opened in Spain / Meeting rising regional demand
21.11.2014
DSM
Engineering plastics R&D centre opened in The Netherlands / Part of EUR 100m investment programme
21.11.2014
PLASTIC CARRIER BAGS
Survey finds slight rise in presence of littered plastic bags in England / Fee will not change social behaviour associated with littering, PAFA responds
21.11.2014
TORAY
Deliveries of CFR prepregs for Boeing expanded / Billion dollar investment in the US
21.11.2014
PLASTIC FANTASTIC
Safety – it's all in the external airbag
21.11.2014
POLYMER PRICES
Engineering Recyclate November 2014: Notations mostly stable / rPOM sheds a few more feathers / rPA 6 beginning to crumble / Strong demand as a result of buyers' strategic evasive manoeuvres / Notations likely to erode
20.11.2014
BP
Upgrading PTA plants in Belgium and the US / New technology to improve cost competitiveness and reduce environmental footprint
20.11.2014
SAMSUNG / TOTAL
Expanded Korean aromatics hub starts / New PX, benzene and EVA units / China major buyer
20.11.2014
M&G CHEMICALS
PET group receives USD 300m capital injection / TPG investor acquires minority stake
20.11.2014
A. SCHULMAN
Stryker Ohio plant to close with loss of 70 jobs / Ongoing review of manufacturing footprint following three acquisitive years / Reduction in SG&A expenses
20.11.2014
ALBIS PLASTIC
Expanding partnership with Styrolution in Russia / Distribution portfolio now includes “Terluran” standard ABS, PS
20.11.2014
PLASTIC BAGS
OPA discredits Italian statement on oxo-biodegradable plastics and bag charges / Call for objective technical assessment by Commission
20.11.2014
FAIRS
“Interplastica” to be held in Moscow in late January
20.11.2014
European Price Index October 2014
October prev. mon. (change)
Plastixx 2,180.4 2,189.4 ( -0.4% )
Plastixx ST 2,246.6 2,256.1 ( -0.4% )
Plastixx TT 1,433.9 1,437.2 ( -0.2% )
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