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China Standard Thermoplastics February 2015: Feedstock prices rebound / Following pre-holiday dip, polymer notations rise as processors return to work / Little activity as a result of Chinese New Year holidays / Yuan continues to strengthen
03.03.2015
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STYROLUTION
PS price hike
03.03.2015
PETROCHEMICAL MARKETS
Lucite lifts force majeure for MMA from Billingham
03.03.2015
POLYMER PRICES
Base Petrochemicals, Aromatics and Feedstocks: February/March 2015
03.03.2015
LEGO
Operating profits surge 16% in 2014 / Strong growth in USA, UK, France, Russia and China
03.03.2015
OXEA
Price hike for butyl acetate sold in Europe
03.03.2015
SOLVAY
Double-digit earnings growth for Q4 and FY 2014 / Strong performance for specialty polymers led by electronics and automotive sectors / Functional polymers sales down but profits up on optimisation measures
03.03.2015
MANGALORE REFINERY & PETROCHEMICALS
New PP line brought on stream / Output accounts for 10% of total Indian polypropylene capacities
03.03.2015
POLOPLAST
Plastic pipe producer invests an additional EUR 25m at Austrian headquarters
03.03.2015
MORI 2A
Eastman's “Tritan” copolyester chosen for new food storage line / Response to customers' risng demand for BPA-free materials
03.03.2015
TRINSEO
Polycarbonate price hike
02.03.2015
POLYPROPYLENE
Versatile material continues to see global growth / Consumption doubled since 2000 / Propane gains importance for propylene production as a result of ethylene decoupling / Availability likely to remain good
02.03.2015
SOLVAY
Launching PEEK production in the US / Plant to start up in mid-2016
02.03.2015
BASF
Performance in line with reduced expectations in 2014 / Engineering polymers and PU hold up well / Lower oil prices could drive industrial economy in 2015, but earnings likely to be flat
02.03.2015
CARDIA BIOPLASTICS
Strategic review following proposed merger with Stellar / Brazilian film and bag production to cease / Focus on Asia Pacific
02.03.2015
ALBEA
Consolidated Italian production site begins operations / Integrated European centre of excellence for mascara
02.03.2015
European Price Index February 2015
February prev. mon. (change)
Plastixx 1,780.8 1,845.0 ( -3.5% )
Plastixx ST 1,819.3 1,887.3 ( -3.6% )
Plastixx TT 1,337.0 1,355.7 ( -1.4% )
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