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Poland's Anwil declares FM for PVC after lightning strike / Customers on allocation / Spolana hit by ethylene shortfall at Unipetrol / Cracker up and running again
Olefins: Unipetrol cracker in Litvinov taken off stream for unplanned maintenance turnaround / PP production curtailed
UK distribution agreement with Longfield / Cheshire-based company will market range of masterbatches and concentrates
Selection of "Innovene S" technology for HDPE line
Unipetrol shuts down steam cracker in Litvinov following pipe rupture
Standard Thermoplastics Trend July 2013: Moderate increases for most products / Sharp output cuts / Demand still sluggish / Rising crude oil notations support producer hike plans
Standard Thermoplastics June 2013: Margin improvement for PE smaller than hoped / Monomer boosts PP, PS and EPS / Tightness despite weak demand / Costs stable / More hikes ahead
Plants along Elbe River shut down as cautionary measure to rising water levels
Marek Switajewski named CEO of Unipetrol
Standard Thermoplastics Trend April 2013: Producers hold onto half of cost reductions / Falling naphtha strengthens converters' waiting game / Intensity of demand revival will decide further developments
Standard Thermoplastics in March 2013: Producers find it hard to pass on costs / Cold weather, soft markets and reluctant buyers dash hike hopes / Cost reduction and rising demand jockey for position in April
New PP homopolymer launched for transparent rigid packaging / Nucleating agent supplied by Milliken
Raising additive capacity at Brno Polymer Institute
Plans to modernise HDPE line in Litvinov / New bimodal facility to replace older one
Standard Thermoplastics in April 2012: Order slump shatters polyolefin producers' margin-improvement dreams / PS suppliers pass on cost relief / PVC and EPS make gains / Is a trend reversal on the horizon?
Standard Thermoplastics in March 2012: Significant margin improvement for PE and PVC in Q1 / Stable costs keep PS and EPS in check / Scant supply improvement / High prices dampen demand / Fresh hikes in store
Piotr Chelminski appointed to PKN Orlen's management board
Standard thermoplastics in November 2011: Producers pass on most cost reductions / PE film margins squeezed further / Supply and demand balanced / December could be calmer
Standard thermoplastics in October 2011: PE, PP and PVC down despite stable costs / PS in triple-digit fall / EPS margins improve / Production cuts with limited impact / Targeted hikes have little chance of success
Standard Thermoplastics Trend October 2011: Polyolefins remain flat despite hike plans / PVC struggles to a rollover / Modest rebates for PS and EPS / PVC, PS long / Small risk of an increase this month
Standard thermoplastics in September 2011: Prices soften on a broad front / Polyolefins tend downwards / PVC in weak rollover / PS and EPS producers pass on feedstock relief / Output cuts to avoid surpluses
Standard Thermoplastics Trend September 2011: PE in a strong rollover / PVC struggles to stabilise / Trend to improved margins for PP, PS and EPS / Euro crisis raises production costs / Export window opens
Standard thermoplastics in August 2011: Worldwide turbulence gradually settles / Month ends with firm rollover for PE / Margin losses abound / Notations likely to firm again in September
Standard Thermoplastics Trend August 2011: Producers' cost pass-through quickly deflected / Global financial concerns impact market / Falling oil prices dampen buying / Which way forward?
Standard thermoplastics in July 2011: All prices slip, but only LDPE, LLDPE and PP below the cost reduction / HDPE margins improve minimally / Restocking stimulates / August monomer rises trigger hike plans
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