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Chinaplas 2013: More opportunities for auto-grade PP in underhood and structural apps

Thursday, May 30th, 2013 | Permalink

Chinese automakers have traditionally been a step behind European marques when it comes to polypropylene (PP) usage, employing an average of 45-55 kg per vehicles compared with 60-65 kg for a VW vehicle made in China. This is primarily due to smaller vehicle sizes but even in larger Chinese vehicles, there is limited application in structural components. Tagging Options Domain:  All Sites Issue Date:  PT – May 2013 Keywords:  Borouge polypropylene Chinaplas 2013 read more

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Chinaplas 2013: Low-cost shale gas gives North American polyamide ascendency in global markets

Thursday, May 30th, 2013 | Permalink

The benefits of the shale gas boom in North America have filtered down to polyamide (PA) 66 producer Ascend Performance Materials (Houston, TX). Low cost propylene derived from shale gas is now being used by the supplier to manufacture the key adiponitrile (AND) precursor, and then PA in an integrated manner, meaning it is cheaper to ship resin from North America to markets such as China than it is to ship the intermediates. Tagging Options Domain:  All Sites read more

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Chinaplas 2013: Haitian targets top slot in electric injection machine rankings

Thursday, May 30th, 2013 | Permalink

For a company that’s already global number one in unit shipments of injection molding machines, it comes as no surprise that China’s Haitian Group (Ningbo) wants one day to be number one in the all-electric machinery sector. Spearheading this effort is group company Zhafir Plastics Machinery with production plants in Ebermannsdorf, Germany and Ningbo. Tagging Options Domain:  All Sites read more

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Chinaplas 2013: Korean player homes in on metallocene-based PE, elastomer production

Wednesday, May 29th, 2013 | Permalink

SK Global Chemical (Seoul, Korea) has firmed up its schedule for startup of production of Nexlene metallocene-based polyolefin elastomers and plastomers (POE/POP) in Ulsan, Korea. Tagging Options Domain:  All Sites read more

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UPDATED; Chinaplas2013: Invista secures site for China polyamide 6,6 plant

Wednesday, May 29th, 2013 | Permalink

  Leading polyamide supplier Invista (Wichita, KS) has signed a Land Reservation Agreement with the Shanghai Chemical Industry Park Development Company for a polyamide 6,6 resin site at the Shanghai Chemical Industry Park (SCIP). Tagging Options Domain:  All Sites Issue Date:  PT – May 2013 Keywords:  Invista polyamide 6,6 Chinaplas Shanghai Chemical Industry Park read more

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