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Production start at new PP compounding plant in China / Components for automotive market
Chinese ban on imported solid waste / Potential to reshape the plastics industry
After 15 months of construction, LyondellBasell has started production at its PP compounding plant in Dalian in northeastern China. The facility with a capacity of 20,000 t/y is... (22.09.2017)
China's recent announcement that it has had enough of the world's garbage could potentially reshape the plastics industry and the plastics market, say sources close to the... (21.09.2017)
PP pilot plant in Geleen in operation / Commercial production will follow soon
Polyolefin notations clearly point upwards
Sabic has officially put into operation its pilot plant for polypropylene gas phase polymerisation at its site in Geleen / The Netherlands. Originally, the line was planned to begin... (21.09.2017)
Since calendar week 33, European trading prices for polyolefins have been pointing very clearly upwards. In mid-September, notations are 3-7% above those at the same time in August. The... (20.09.2017)
Takeover of Solvay's polyamide business / PA 6.6 segment to be strengthened
USA: Texan petrochemicals industry largely restored after hurricane / Problems remain at three locations
BASF is to acquire Solvay's integrated polyamide business for EUR 1.6 bn. The two companies have signed an agreement related to the sale, with the intended transaction subject to... (19.09.2017)
Contrary to what was feared, the situation of the Texan petrochemicals and plastics industry has improved with incredible speed three weeks after Hurricane “Harvey” landed at the end of... (19.09.2017)
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