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Celanese to expand production in Brazil


July 23, 2014 11:15 am ET

Celanese Corp., the Irving, Texas-based chemicals and specialty materials company, has announced that it will expand its manufacturing capabilities at its Suzano, Brazil, facility to include Celstran long fiber reinforced thermoplastics (LFRT)...

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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.

China launches investments in Belarus


July 21, 2014 10:10 am ET

China is preparing to invest in a major bottle grade PET production project planned by the Belarus PET and polyester fibers producer Mogilevkhimvolokno to start up by 2016.

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Polynt, CCP create composite resins giant


July 18, 2014 10:13 am ET

France's Total SA has agreed to sell CCP Composites to Polynt Group SpA, based in Italy, for an undisclosed price.

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PET prices climb 2 cents


July 17, 2014 2:22 pm ET

After holding their ground in May, North American PET prices rebounded to show an average increase of 2 cents per pound in June.

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PolyOne closing 2 plants in Brazil


July 16, 2014 12:40 pm ET

Materials maker PolyOne Corp. is closing two of its four Brazilian plants in order to streamline operations and improve its financial performance in the region.

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New carbon fiber resins from AOC


July 16, 2014 9:12 am ET

AOC LLC has entered the thermoset-reinforced carbon fiber market by developing a line of epoxy vinyl esters.

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Chevron Phillips, Equistar declare force majeure limits on polyethylene


July 15, 2014 4:46 pm ET

UPDATED — Polyethylene makers Chevron Phillips Chemical Co. and Equistar have declared force majeure production limits on that material after incidents at their Texas plants — including a July 7 fire that injured two workers at a Chevron ...

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M&G wins latest ruling in PET resin tussle with Invista


July 15, 2014 3:40 pm ET

The PET resin patent war rumbles on between M&G Group and Invista.

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China XD refutes fraud allegations


July 14, 2014 5:44 pm ET

Automotive compounder China XD Plastics Co. Ltd. today fought back against an earlier report which has questioned its financial reports.

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