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Classic Industries has received initial approval of a proposed expansion that could more than double the size of its plastics manufacturing plant at the Wimmerton Industrial Park, off Route 981 in Unity. The township zoning hearing board Tuesday granted several variances for the project, mostly approving existing parking spaces and…

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Now showcasing its latest products at the 32nd edition of ChinaPlas, the RadiciGroup Performance Plastics Business Area – specializing in the manufacture of polyamide and polyester engineering plastics and thermoplastic elastomers –  has been present in China for nearly 15 years with Radici Plastics Suzhou Co. Ltd. ChinaPlas’ numbers speak…

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Top Polymer Enterprise, a Chinese manufacturer of thermoplastic elastomer, will create 70 jobs and invest $15 million in a facility in Social Circle, Georgia. The manufacturing plant in Walton County will be Top Polymer’s first facility in the United States. The first phase of the facility will be approximately 60,000…

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AkzoNobel Specialty Chemicals and INEOS Nitriles have signed a long-term co-operation agreement that will allow AkzoNobel to expand its production of biodegradable chelates, used in detergents and other industries, utilizing one of INEOS Nitriles’ chemical products. The move will strengthen AkzoNobel Specialty Chemicals’ leadership position in the chelates business, supporting…

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Norway’s Tomra, the world’s top maker of machines that collect plastic bottles and repay a deposit, is seeking to expand in China as governments worldwide work to limit waste, Chief Executive Stefan Ranstrand said on Wednesday. He welcomed a decision by Britain last month to impose deposits on single-use drink…

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Borealis, a leading provider of innovative solutions in the fields of polyolefins, base chemicals and fertilizers, will study the feasibility to build an Ethylene Vinyl Acetate/advanced polymer asset for specialty applications in China. This potential investment would support Borealis long-term strategy to be a truly global petrochemicals company that continues…

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Evonik has comprehensively optimized the production process of VESTAKEEP® PEEK and further improved the quality of the product at its Changchun, China, site. The Group is thus positioning itself as a reliable partner on the global PEEK market for the long term. In particular, energy requirements, material use, and the…

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Evonik is expanding its production capacities for methacrylate crosslinkers of the VISIOMER® brand. To this end, the Methacrylates Business Line has made an investment in the low single-digit million-euro range at the Mobile site (Alabama, USA). The start-up is scheduled for the third quarter of 2018. “With this investment, we…

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DowDuPont, a holding company comprised of The Dow Chemical Company and DuPont, reported it plans to make a series of investments totaling approximately $100 million over the next two years to expand manufacturing capacity and to modernize facilities at the Sabine River Works plant in Orange County, Texas. According to…

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Saudi Aramco took the first steps to integrating a petrochemicals business into the United States’ biggest oil refinery, which is operated by its subsidiary Motiva Enterprises. Aramco’s Chief Executive Amin Nasser signed memoranda of understanding worth $8 billion-$10 billion with Honeywell UOP  and Technip FMC  to study petrochemical production technology…

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