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Victrex invests in China PEEK JV

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Victrex plc has announced the creation of a joint venture between its subsidiary, Victrex Hong Kong Limited, and Yingkou Xingfu Chemical Company Limited, to build and operate a new PEEK polymer manufacturing facility in Liaoning, China Read more

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Useon equips 70,000-tonne PP pelletising line with BKG underwater pelletiser

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Extruder manufacturer Useon (Nanjing) Extrusion Machinery Co., Ltd. has installed a 70,000-tonne per year PP pelletising line that incorporates a BKG underwater pelletiser from Nordson Corporation. Read more

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INEOS Styrolution invests in ABS plant in China

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INEOS Styrolution has announced plans to build a world-scale ABS plant in Ningbo, China. Read more

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Wood Mackenzie: China to dent global polyester growth in 2020

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Chinese polyester market growth is expected to sit at just below three per cent in 2020, a marked decline from the strong growth seen between 2018 and 2019. Read more

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Step up to China's rubber and plastic market

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Hosted in Shenzhen City, an international economic and trade centre in China, the Asia Rubber & Plastics Expo 2020 will put hundreds of quality exhibitors face to face with global professionals in a 30,000m squared show floor. Read more

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Elkem acquires Polysil

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Oslo-based materials supplier Elkem ASA has entered into an agreement to acquire all shares in leading Chinese silicone elastomer and resins material manufacturer Polysil. Read more

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Bjørn Thorsen and Chongqing Techxanadu launch sustainability JV

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Based on licensing agreements with its European founding partners, NGCS, located in Chongqing, China, will provide Bjørn Thorsen group affiliates and their Chinese partners with a robust local capability to provide innovative sustainable solutions Read more

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Perstorp to expand Ymer non-ionic dispersing monomer range

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Perstorp, a global leader in the specialty chemicals market, has announced the extension of its Ymer non-ionic dispersing monomer product range for Polyurethane Dispersion (PUD). Read more

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Nouryon helps customers meet latest standard for waterproofing membranes in China

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Nouryon has launched an additive that helps customers comply with the latest performance standards in China for one-component cement waterproofing membranes. Read more

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SP Chemicals starts up China’s first gas-based ethylene plant

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On 19 August, SP Olefins, a subsidiary of SP Chemicals, successfully started up its 650 ktpa steam cracker and was able to produce on-spec olefins. Read more

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APAC to remain largest market for playground surface materials

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The long-term outlook on the global playground surface materials market is anticipated to remain positive with the market value expected to increase at a CAGR of 6.2% over the forecast period. Read more

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TENAC car seat belt push button

Asahi Kasei

Asahi Kasei’s copolymer polyacetal resin (POM) TENAC-C Z4520 has been certified as an eco-friendly green material by the China Automotive Technology & Research Center (CATARC) for its outstanding low VOC emission performance. Read more

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AIPIA China: Unlocking the advantages of active and intelligent packaging

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The up-coming AIPIA China Summit (Shanghai 18-19 July) sets out the advantages of active and intelligent packaging technologies for many sectors of Chinese manufacturing. Read more

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With Tinuvin 360, the outdoor 5G base stations can withstand weathering and degradation by intense sunlight, therefore maintaining stable service with extended life span Read more

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German machinery sector expects turnover decline

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In 2018, the German plastics and rubber machinery manufacturers generated a turnover greater than two per cent and a drop of one per cent in orders compared to 2017. Read more

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The joint team of Covestro and its partners is pleased about the first commercial use of a polyurethane resin for the manufacture of wind rotor blades in China.

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Covestro has delivered its first commercial order of polyurethane raw materials for wind blades to China. Read more

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Shanghai, China

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As another Chinaplas trade fair closes for another year, a newly released Salary Survey found that German and Austrian machinery manufacturers in the plastics and rubber industry saw the staff size of their Chinese entities grow steadily Read more

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ZE GP Agile twin-screw extruder

KraussMaffei Berstorff

KraussMaffei Berstorff will showcase its new ZE GP Agile twin-screw extruder series at this year's Chinaplas exhibition in Guangzhou. Read more

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Global BOPET film market growth forecast

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The global BOPET film market has seen demand grow by 6.7% per annum over the last five years and now sits at just over five million tonnes, according to research from Wood Mackenzie Chemicals. Read more

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LEHVOSS Group brings new brand, 125th anniversary celebration, and product news to Chinaplas

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‘We LuV it.’ is the new brand message of the Germany-based internationally operating LEHVOSS Group. On the occasion of the company’s 125th anniversary this year, LEHVOSS is putting more emphasis than ever on its passion and closeness to customers Read more

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  • Victrex invests in China PEEK JV

    via Shutterstock

    Victrex invests in China PEEK JV

  • Useon equips 70,000-tonne PP pelletising line with BKG underwater pelletiser

    Useon

    Useon equips 70,000-tonne PP pelletising line with BKG underwater pelletiser

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  • INEOS Styrolution invests in ABS plant in China

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    INEOS Styrolution invests in ABS plant in China

    Ningbo, China

  • Wood Mackenzie: China to dent global polyester growth in 2020

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    Wood Mackenzie: China to dent global polyester growth in 2020

  • Step up to China's rubber and plastic market

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    Step up to China's rubber and plastic market

  • Elkem acquires Polysil

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    Elkem acquires Polysil

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