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PolyOne says new Shanghai center will ease collaboration across segments


April 24, 2014 2:34 pm ET

PolyOne Specialty Engineered Materials is opening an innovation Center in Shanghai's Jinqiao development zone that will serve as its new Asia Pacific headquarters.

Songwon acquires division of India's SeQuent


April 24, 2014 12:22 pm ET

Songwon Industrial Group of South Korea has signed a deal with SeQuent Scientific Limited, India to acquire SeQuent's specialty chemicals business.

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CPM Extrusion, ECON launch new line of underwater pelletizers


April 23, 2014 11:25 am ET

CPM Extrusion Group and ECON GmbH unveiled their brand new EUPC line of underwater pelletizers today at ChinaPlas held in Shanghai, China.

Clariant says Asia holds the key to growth


April 23, 2014 3:52 pm ET

Clariant AG is based in Switzerland, but its eyes are firmly focused further east.

New PolyOne Shanghai center to focus on speed-to-market in Asia


April 23, 2014 11:07 am ET

PolyOne Corp. is expanding its operations in China with a new “Innovation Center” in Shanghai. The center will focus on research and development in PolyOne's Specialty Engineered Materials business segment

DuPont: Asia's food packaging market at a major transition point


April 21, 2014 1:26 pm ET

DuPont Co. touted its packaging innovations and applications, and updated the firm's commercial status at a media event two days before the Chinaplas trade show opens.

Indorama's purchase of Sasa to give wider access to multiple markets


April 16, 2014 10:07 am ET

PET maker Indorama Ventures Public Co. Ltd. is expanding in Turkey with the acquisition of a majority of Sasa Polyester Sanayi.

Sika expands polyurethane production in South Korea with plant purchase


April 16, 2014 9:52 am ET

Switzerland-based Sika AG has bought a factory in Gunsan, South Korea, to strengthen its locally produced polyurethane flooring and coating range, the firm said in a statement.

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Despite struggles, Europe still key market in global resin picture


April 15, 2014 2:06 pm ET

Challenges and opportunities facing international plastics and chemicals markets were tackled by a trio of top executives at the IHS World Petrochemical Conference in Houston.

Export sales for PVC expected to grow, PET struggles with oversupply


April 15, 2014 2:46 pm ET

PVC is looking up, PET is looking for answers. That's a brief summary of global market conditions described by analysts Henry Warren and Chase Willett at the IHS World Petrochemical Conference, held March 26-27 in Houston.

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