World - news on Plastech

Sabic & Sinopec in agreement to cooperate on joint projects

Sabic and Sinopec have signed a strategic cooperation agreement.

Borealis, Nova, Total to form PE/ethylene JV

Borealis and NOVA Chemicals enter Preliminary Agreement with Total to meet growing global demand for polyethylene

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The company has sold its 100% stake in OJSC Plastik to the group of private investors for RUB 575 million.

BASF and Yara discuss potential joint ammonia investment

BASF and Yara are evaluating a possible joint investment into ammonia plant at the U.S. Gulf Coast.

Styrolution and Braskem plan ABS joint venture

The new joint venture would be only producer of ABS and SAN specialties in South America.

Dow sells Polypropylene Licensing & Catalysts business

Dow's global PP Licensing & Catalysts business will be divested to W. R. Grace & Co. for $500m.

Lanxess increases competitiveness

Efficiency improvements and targeted restructuring will bring annual savings of EUR 100 million from 2015.

New ethylene plant opened in China

Sinopec started production in its new ethylene plant in Wuhan, China.

Innovations for large volume production

More than 400 exhibitors from 28 countries will exhibit at Composites Europe 2013 in Stuttgart.

Evonik opens Plexiglas plant in South Africa

New plant will produce several thousand metric tons of semi-finished material per year for the African market.

Clariant and Lummus Novolen to build PP catalyst plant

Clariant signed polypropylene catalyst commercialization agreement with polypropylene technology licensor Lummus Novolen Technology.

Engel's record turnover in the last financial year

Engel set a new record in the last financial year by achieving a turnover of 950 million euros.

New polyethylen plant in Middle East

Orpic announced its plan to build new polyethylene plant in Oman with the annual capacity of 1 mln tons.

China's operation reorganizes plastic waste import

"Green Fence" operation has significantly limited plastic waste import to China.

Injection molding machine's producer expands in South-Eastern Asia

Engel opened new sales and service branch in Bagkok.