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IMCD expands additives partnership in Europe with Dow

February 10, 2015 9:29 am ET

Rotterdam, The Netherlands-based IMCD NV is expanding its partnership with Dow Chemical Co. for its plastic additives in key European countries.


ECM, FTC both claim success in ruling on biodegradability claims

February 6, 2015 4:35 pm ET

Both sides are claiming success in a Federal Trade Commission ruling regarding biodegradability claims of a plastics additive from ECM BioFilms Inc.


Sales, profit up for LyondellBasell

February 6, 2015 10:35 am ET

Houston-based chemical giant LyondellBasell Industries has announced its full 2014 yearly financial results, reporting sales of $45.6 billion for 2014 up from $44.06 billion in 2013.


Toray begins production at new plant in Mexico

February 5, 2015 2:35 pm ET

Toray Resin Mexico SA de CV (TRMX) started manufacturing engineering thermoplastic compounds at a new $7 million plant in El Salto, western Mexico, in the first week of February.


DuPont rejects activist investor Trian, names turnaround veterans for board

February 5, 2015 12:44 pm ET

A proxy fight is beginning to look like a strong possibility between DuPont Co. and an activist investor after the company rejected all four of the nominees Trian Fund Management LP put forward for its board of directors.


Styrolution launches SBC pilot plant

February 5, 2015 9:44 am ET

Styrolution Group GmbH, the Germany-headquartered supplier of styrenics, has recently launched a pilot styrene-butadiene copolymer (SBC) plant in Antwerp, Belgium.


Evonik invests in nanophotonics specialist Nanocomp Oy

February 3, 2015 10:27 am ET

German chemical company Evonik Industries AG has announced that it has invested in Finnish nanophotonics company Nanocomp Oy Ltd. and now holds a minority share in the company. The investment was made as part of an investment syndicate with Finnvera ...


Teknor Apex and Arkema work together on house wrap films

February 2, 2015 4:10 pm ET

LAS VEGAS — Custom compounder Teknor Apex Co. is joining forces with chemical producer Arkema Inc. to broaden the range of breathable films used as house wraps.


Oxford Polymers adds compounding capacity

January 30, 2015 1:16 pm ET

Materials maker Oxford Polymers has increased its compounding capacity by installing a new single-screw extrusion line.


Marval's next generation expands capacity

January 30, 2015 1:27 pm ET

MAMARONECK, N.Y. — There’s a lot of history at Marval Industries Inc., but the 59-year-old compounding firm also is looking toward the future.

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