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While China’s chemical industry took a hit from SARS, it quickly recovered thanks to the country’s impressive growth momentum at the time, whereas today the economic background is much less favourable Read more

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The industry had similar difficulties during the SARS outbreak in 2003, when polyester production saw a major dip Read more

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The policies will be implemented over five years, with plastic bags to be banned across all cities and towns in 2022, and the production and sale of plastic bags less than 0.025mm thick also being banned Read more

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A supply overhand has already hit the country’s paraxylene market, with olefins and polyolefins markets almost certain to face the same Read more

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Victrex, which will be the majority partner and lead the joint venture, will benefit by further differentiating and complementing its portfolio of PEEK and PAEK grades Read more

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The new production site will be adjacent to the recently acquired polystyrene plant in Ningbo Read more

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This dip in performance is mainly due to slashed growth for bottle-grade PET, according to Wood Mackenzie Read more

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The new rules will involve the establishment of a comprehensive management system covering the production, sale, utilisation, and recycling of thin plastic film in the countryside Read more

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ZhangXiaolong

The project will mark a milestone of the company’s $10 billion investment project announced in July 2018 Read more

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Shanghai Qihua Water Photovoltaic Engineering in China is using Chimassorb and Tinuvin to make HDPE mounting devices for floating solar panels Read more

Materials

The event in Guangzhou takes places from November 18th-19th, and is expected to attract a record number of participants Read more

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The blades, produced by Zhuzhou Tomes New Material Technology, one of the largest manufacturers of wind blades in China, have been delivered to Envision, a leading global wind turbine technology company Read more

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Flags at a BASF plant in China

Detlef W. Schmalow BASF SE

By 2022, the new engineering plastics compounding plant will supply an additional capacity of 60,000 tonnes per year of BASF engineering plastics compounds in China Read more

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Under the joint development agreement, Yoo-Point, a leading resin producer for the coatings market, will market and sell the new Nofia FR-based emulsions to customers in China Read more

Materials

The low pressure slurry process technology will be used for a 300KTA HDPE unit to be built in Xinjang Province, a 400KTA plant in Guangdon Province, and a 400KTA plant in Shaanxi Province Read more

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The management of the UK team has recently visited its Chinese colleagues to discuss the expansion and diversification of its manufacturing processes Read more

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The transaction, which was agreed on August 21st, 2018, includes the purchase of the Foshan site in the Guangdong Province in South China and the Ningbo site in the Zhejiang Province in Eastern China and the two related sales offices in Guangzhou and Read more

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The new building strengthens the Swiss corporation’s presence on the Chinese market, enabling it to offer products and services from one single source to local customers in the future Read more

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The company has also relocated its Wuhan production plant to a new, modern site equipped with the latest technology, which houses both the production facilities and the Wuhan Technical Center Read more

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