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Thailand's SCG Chemicals buying Norwegian chemical firm Norner


December 19, 2014 9:11 am ET

Thailand's SCG Chemicals Co. Ltd. has announced it has acquired 51 percent of the shares in the independent petrochemical company Norner Holding AS from the current Norwegian owners, private equity fund E&M.

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BASF to sell its share in Singapore JV


December 19, 2014 8:37 am ET

BASF SE has announced that it has reached an agreement for it to sell its share in the 50-50 joint venture ELLBA Eastern, at Jurong Island, Singapore to its partner Shell.

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Amcor buys Chinese flexible packaging plant


December 18, 2014 1:47 pm ET

Australian-based global packaging company Amcor Ltd. is buying a Chinese flexible packaging business for 211 million RMB (US$31.4 million).

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Indian auto parts maker set to buy assets in Germany, Mexico


December 18, 2014 10:35 am ET

Indian auto parts maker Samvardhana Motherson Gropup is buying the assets of insolvent German plastics car parts producer Scherer & Trier (S&T).

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Bayer launches PC sheet production in Guangzhou, China


December 17, 2014 6:00 am ET

Bayer MaterialScience (BMS) has started its new polycarbonate sheet production plant at its Guangzhou, China, site.

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Shipping slowdowns add to season's stress


December 16, 2014 4:02 pm ET

Toy companies know what they want for Christmas: an end to crippling shipping delays at West Coast ports.

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BASF breaks ground on R&D center in India


December 10, 2014 1:47 pm ET

In an effort to increase its footprint in the Asia Pacific region, German chemical company BASF SE broke ground on a new innovation campus in its Thane facility, on the outskirts of Mumbai.

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Lawsuits: Government pressured Plastindia's move to Gujarat


December 5, 2014 3:10 pm ET

The government of Gujarat — the power base of new Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi — pressured the plastics industry to move its Plastindia show from its longtime home in New Delhi to Gujarat.

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Fischer-Tech partnering with Interlink for new HMI applications


December 4, 2014 12:17 pm ET

Asian molder Fischer-Tech partners with US touch screen maker Interlink

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Solvay increases production in India


December 3, 2014 12:06 pm ET

Solvay SA has announced it will ramp up resin production at its plant in Gujarat, India by 25 percent.

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