Study: Indian plastics industry to grow 10 percent a year through 2018

February 6, 2015 2:47 pm ET

India's plastics processing sector is expected to grow 10 percent a year through 2018, although from a small base, as the manufacturing industry and economy shows signs of rebounding, according to industry statistics released at the Plastindia trade ...


DSM sells European composites distribution unit Euroresins

January 5, 2015 12:27 pm ET

Royal DSM NV is selling its Euroresins unit, which distributes composite resins, to United Kingdom-based Cathay Investments, a holding company with businesses in composites, chemical distribution and trading.


DSM launches R&D center in China

December 9, 2014 8:53 am ET

Royal DSM NV’s composite resin business has launched a R&D center in Nanjing.


DSM picks Augusta, Ga., for nylon plant

October 29, 2014 11:49 am ET

Materials firm Royal DSM NV has chosen Augusta, Ga., as the site of its new North American nylon resin plant.


Search for 'superpolymer' led to nylon 75 years ago

August 8, 2014 11:10 am ET

The quest for synthetic silk led to the creation of nylon, the versatile engineering resin that's celebrating its 75th birthday this year.


DSM planning North American nylon plant

July 22, 2014 11:41 am ET

Materials firm Royal DSM NV plans to build a new nylon resin plant in North America, but no decision has been made on the plant's exact location.


DSM says it remains fully committed to materials

April 25, 2014 12:05 pm ET

SHANGHAI — Despite rampant speculation by financial analysts, the Netherlands-based Royal DSM chemicals group remains firmly committed to its materials business and it went to some lengths at Chinaplas to underscore that point.

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