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Dow Corning opens European health care center


November 18, 2014 6:00 am ET

Dow Corning Corp. has opened an expanded health care application center at its European headquarters in Seneffe, Belgium.

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A. Schulman closing Ohio color concentrates and additives plant


November 17, 2014 9:48 am ET

A. Schulman Inc. is closing a color concentrates and additives plant in Ohio that it acquired earlier this year from Ferro Corp.

Celanese debuts new acetal specialty grade


November 17, 2014 6:00 am ET

Celanese Corp. debuted a new specialty grade of acetal resin at the Fakuma trade show.

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M&G sells minority stake to TPG


November 14, 2014 9:17 am ET

Mossi Ghisolfi Group has sold a $300 million stake in its M&G Chemicals SA unit — including its global PET resin business – to private equity firm TPG.

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Resin distributors anticipate wave of new capacity will continue


November 14, 2014 11:25 am ET

North American resin distributors are having another good year in 2014 — and industry executives are confident they can keep that run going into 2015 as well.

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Chevron Phillips adding PAO capacity


November 13, 2014 3:26 pm ET

Chevron Phillips Chemical Co. plans to add more than 20 million pounds of capacity for low-viscosity polyalphaolefin (PAO) fluids at its Cedar Bayou plant in Baytown, Texas.

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Dow Chemical moving ahead with plastics expansion plans


November 13, 2014 9:30 am ET

Dow Chemical Co. is moving ahead with plans to add plastics capacity in North and South America, and is advancing other strategic options as well.

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Brazil regulator vetoes Braskem purchase of Solvay Indupa


November 12, 2014 5:16 pm ET

Brazil's anti-trust regulatory body, the Administrative Council for Economic Defense (CADE), has vetoed Braskem SA's purchase of Solvay Indupa SAIC.

Polymer Technology, Eurostar reach deal on compounds


November 12, 2014 5:07 pm ET

Starflam-brand flame-retardant nylon compounds have returned to the North American market, thanks to a deal between two materials firms — one in Tennessee and one in Paris.

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Supreme Court hears arguments in healthcare case from W.Va. PET plant


November 11, 2014 3:08 pm ET

The U.S. Supreme Court heard oral arguments Nov. 10 on whether a West Virginia-based polyester resin plant should continue to honor a previous agreement with the United Steelworkers (USW) union to offer healthcare benefits indefinitely to union...

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