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Swiss Gurit invests in two PET-extruders in China and Mexico

Both of the new extruding sites are expected to start up in 2020…

  • 23.08.2019

Clariant and SABIC suspend negotiations on specialty chems JV

The decision was taken in view of unfavorable market conditions…

  • 26.07.2019

Swiss Omya acquires Singapore’s Trilogie Polymers

The financial terms of the acquisition were not disclosed...

  • 12.07.2019

Vinmar launches new distribution arm in Europe

The new company introduces a broad range of product portfolio from ExxonMobil…

  • 30.05.2019

Clariant and Neste sign deal to develop sustainable solutions

The companies will use raw materials derived from renewable feedstock…

  • 07.11.2018

SABIC, Clariant to form new specialty chemicals business

Saudi SABIC and the Switzerland-based Clariant AG have signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) to create a new...

  • 18.09.2018

Swiss REHAU takes over MB Barter

Swiss trading and purchasing company REHAU GmbH has taken over the global polymer company, MB Barter...

  • 14.09.2018

Saudi SABIC completes acquisition of stake in Clariant

Saudi SABIC has received the final outstanding regulatory approvals for the proposed acquisition of a...

  • 10.09.2018

Clariant reports financial results for Q2, H1

Swiss specialty chemicals manufacturer Clariant has announced financial results for the second quarter and first half of 2018...

  • 25.07.2018

Clariant announces financial results for Q1

Clariant, Switzerland-based specialty chemicals maker, announced its financial results for the first three months of 2018...

  • 25.04.2018

Nestlé aims to make all its packaging recyclable by 2025

Nestlé announced in a press release on Tuesday that they aim to make 100% of its packaging recyclable or re-usable by...

  • 10.04.2018

Saudi SABIC buys strategic stake in Clariant

According to a press release, Saudi SABIC has acquired a...

  • 25.01.2018

European PS set to firm back up in December after 2 months

In Europe, PS prices are readying to change direction following two months of decreases mainly due to the market expectations calling for a higher outcome in the next styrene contracts. December styrene contracts are expected to settle with...

  • 30.11.2017

Clariant and Huntsman discard merger plans

According to a press release, Swiss Clariant AG and the US based Huntsman Corp have mutually abandoned their merger plans...

  • 27.10.2017

Ineos Styrolution lifts force majeure on PS, ABS to Italy, Switzerland

According to media reports, Ineos Styrolution has lifted its force majeure on PS and ABS supplies from its facilities to Italy and Switzerland. The company had declared...

  • 17.10.2017

Oct PP, PE offers emerge firmer in Europe in midst of unpromising demand

In Europe, PP and PE sellers adopted a firmer stance for another month. The extent of the stock pressure on the sellers’ side seems to have determined the size of hike attempts for October. However, buyers are widely skeptical if...

  • 05.10.2017

European Engineering Polymers Update

EPS prices posted massive increases with respect to August on the heels of September styrene contracts that settled €...

  • 02.10.2017

Karlsruhe-Basel rail line set to be operational earlier than expected

According to media reports, the re-opening of the international rail corridor between Karlsruhe and Basel is moved to an earlier time...

  • 29.09.2017

Ineos Styrolution to lift force majeure on PS, ABS to Italy, Switzerland

According to the sources close to the company, Ineos Styrolution is expected to lift its force majeure on PS and ABS deliveries to Italy and Switzerland by...

  • 28.09.2017

Supply concerns mounting in Europe on transportation, logistics issues

A rail line in southern Germany was closed at the end of August due to a construction work near Karlsruhe, which has caused shipment disruptions, force majeure declarations to Italy and Switzerland and rising transportation fees in the industry. This has been followed by...

  • 25.09.2017

Synbra announces force majeure on EPS supplies to Italy, Switzerland

According to market sources, Synbra has declared force majeure on its EPS deliveries to Italy and Switzerland as of September 20. The reason for the company’s...

  • 22.09.2017

Total extends force majeure on styrene output from Gonfreville

Total has extended force majeure on styrene output from its Gonfreville plant on an industrial action in France and logistical challenges stemming from...

  • 21.09.2017

Are clouds hanging over bullish expectations for European PS market?

European PS suppliers approached the market with massive increases of €200-210/ton following the monthly styrene contracts. Along with the steep increases, spot PS prices have reached...

  • 19.09.2017

Ineos Styrolution declares FM on ABS, PS to Switzerland, Italy

A source close to the company confirmed that Ineos Styrolution has declared a force majeure on its ABS, PS deliveries to Switzerland and Italy due to the...

  • 15.09.2017

Clariant and Huntsman merger on course

Executives from the Swiss Clariant AG and the US based Huntsman Corp stated that...

  • 05.09.2017

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