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Swiss petrochemicals group offers UK homeowners, communities 6% of shale gas proceeds / Emulating US example
01.10.2014
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POLYMER PRICES
China Standard Thermoplastics September 2014: Ethylene import quotes firm, while styrene and propylene trend soft / Polymer prices mostly down / National PE and PP inventories continue to rise / Notations could rise slightly in October
01.10.2014
HUNTSMAN
Additional MDI capacity expansion in Geismar / New 400,000 t/y facility due on stream in 2018
01.10.2014
JURONG AROMATICS
Large aromatics complex in Singapore being started up / PX oversupply increases
01.10.2014
LYONDELLBASELL
CEO Gallogly to retire in early 2015
01.10.2014
BEVERAGE PACKAGING
Swiss Environment Office life-cycle analysis says existing collection and recycling systems ecologically sound / No such thing as "good" and "bad" packaging / PE pouches enable significant weight savings / PET bottles best suited for carbonated drinks
01.10.2014
MECELEC
French thermoplastics and composites converter still having difficulties / Further plant closure
01.10.2014
PETROCHEMICAL MARKETS
LyondellBasell declares force majeure for HDPE from Plock
30.09.2014
FLOORING MARKET
Global demand expected to rise by 6% per year to 2020 / Customers switching to more durable products / Grand View Research study
30.09.2014
FORMOSA PLASTICS
ThyssenKrupp to build Texas-based propane dehydrogenation facility
30.09.2014
EVONIK
Structural foam for aircraft components / Lighter and cost effective / Tests with Airbus over past two years
30.09.2014
CLARIANT
Plans to acquire Chinese healthcare packager VitaPac / Reinforcing Medical Specialties business
30.09.2014
RÖCHLING
New plant commissioned in Kunshan / Chinese facility to manufacture automotive components
30.09.2014
PET RECYCLING
Plastics Recyclers Europe publishes guidelines for PET trays
30.09.2014
STOROPACK
Relocation of US distribution centre strengthens service and portfolio / Latest investment in North America
30.09.2014
ASAHI KASEI
Developing new transparent polymer for displays / Plans to produce in Japan
30.09.2014
European Price Index September 2014
September prev. mon. (change)
Plastixx 2,189.4 2,256.7 ( -3.0% )
Plastixx ST 2,256.1 2,328.9 ( -3.1% )
Plastixx TT 1,437.2 1,442.3 ( -0.4% )
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