News Digest 7/17/2017

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Dow  makes management changes as DuPont merger nears

A&R Logistics to open new export facility in GA

Kuwaiti ethylene producer announces unplanned shut down

Lanxess launches new PBT/ASA alloy line

PolyPlastics expands Michigan headquarters, adds new testing equipment

Weekly Resin Report: Markets firm up as Q3 begins

Carolina Color introduces new line of PET colorants

Polish chemical company, Grupa Azoty planning new PP plant in northern Poland


News Digest July 3, 2017

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Sweden based Polykemi offers new line of PPA materials

Teijin shows prototype polycarbonate windshield

Weekly Resin Report: PP, PE prices firm up

Braskem to build largest polypropylene line in the Americas in Texas

BASF expands nylon ant PBT production in Germany

Czech compounder to open new plant in Georgia

Power outage leads to force majeure on PP & PE at Formosa


News Digest 6/19/2017

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Trinseo to acquire Italian TPU and EVA supplier

Solvay conducting studies to see how compatible its PPS resins are with automatic transmission fluid

Weekly Resin Report: No June gloom in spot resin markets

SABIC declares “force majeure” for Lexan resin after equipment problems shut it’s Burkville Alabama plant

Commodity resin prices drop in May

Ineos investing more than 2 billion dollars in European expansion

Celanese to open acetal plant in Saudi Arabia later this year

Lanxess offering two new flame retardant glass fiber reinforced nylon 6 materials