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RESILUX: FY adjusted EBITDA matches 2016 after H1 2017 drops 1.7% / First-half profit figures down

20/09/2017

PET preforms specialist Resilux reported adjusted EBITDA fell 1.7% year-on-year to EUR 20.2m in the first half of 2017, and forecast the full-year figure would be "in line” with 2016, amounting "more or less" to EUR 38m. The figures ...
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SAUDI ARAMCO: Distribution hub planned in Chinese regions / Refinery partnership with CNPC

20/09/2017

Aramco Asia, a subsidiary of Saudi Aramco, has agreed with Chinese Communist Party officials to build a chemicals distribution hub for products it manufactures in the Chinese provinces of Fujian and Yunnan. The latest step in the Saudi ...
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Arkema: Expansion of PVDF production capacities in Calvert City

20/09/2017

Arkema announced to increase fluoropolymer ("Kynar" PVDF) capacity at its Calvert City plant in the United States by some 20 percent. The expansion is fueled by strong demand in..
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VINNOLIT: Managing director Karl-Martin Schellerer named VP Europe & Asia Vinyls Chemicals at Westlake

20/09/2017

In addition to being managing director at PVC manufacturer Vinnolit, Karl-Martin Schellerer has been named vice president of Europe & Asia Vinyls Chemicals at parent company Westlake Chemical since 31 July 2017. Schellerer is now ...
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SOLVAY SPECIALTY POLYMERS: Recyclable high-barrier polyester launched in partnership with machinery producer Husky

19/09/2017

Solvay Specialty Polymers and Canadian equipment manufacturer Husky Injection Molding Systems have launched a new range of high-performance recyclable polymers for packaging applications. The companies said that the "Verian” ...
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EVENTS: "GPCA Forum" to take place in Dubai in November 2017

19/09/2017

The 12th "GPCA Forum”, headlined "The Chemical Industry in Transformation: A New Journey Begins”, will be held in Dubai / United Arab Emirates from 27-29 November 2017. The annual event is organised by the Gulf Petrochemicals and ...
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PLASTICS RECYCLING EUROPE: Recycled films affected by degradable plastics / Waste from southern Europe has more negative impacts on quality

19/09/2017

Plastics Recyclers Europe has reported that the quality of recycled films is negatively impacted by degradable plastics from southern Europe. A trial was done on 1,000 t of equally purchased qualities of waste from northern and southern ...
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AMPACET: New masterbatch plant opened in Australia

19/09/2017

Masterbatch manufacturer Ampacet has opened a new plant in Dandenong / Australia. The facility will produce custom colour masterbatches and additives to provide colour, texture, metallic and paper effects and functionality to flexible ...
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BIOAMBER: Richard Eno new CEO and member of the board / Buyback of Mitsui equity stake in Sarnia

19/09/2017

Effective 18 September 2017, BioAmber has appointed Richard Eno as CEO and new member of the board. Jean-Francois Huc resigned as president and CEO and was succeeded as president by Fabrice Orecchioni in early 2017 - see Plasteurope of ...
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BODO MÖLLER: New branches for the German firm in US and Mexico / Distribution of Dow Automotive's adhesives

18/09/2017

German distributor Bodo Möller Chemie has established subsidiaries in the US and Mexico. Bodo Moeller Chemie near Atlanta, Georgia, and Bodo Möller Chemie Mexicana in Mexico City are marketing Dow Automotive's adhesive products ...
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