News - 17 Nov 2003
Radnor Holdings have announced that they have reached an agreement to purchase the plastic packaging assets of Polar Plastics and its subsidiary Polar Plastics (NC) Inc. The transaction is expected to...
News - 30 Oct 2003
Pactiv have completed their $60 million acquisition of the packaging assets of Rock-Tenn Company.
The purchase involves assets related to the manufacture of amorphous polyethylene terephthalate and...
News - 16 Oct 2003
The London Metals Exchange has announced that it is working with the plastics industry to establishing a futures contract for the industry.
Primarily they have been looking at polyolefins, but have...
News - 26 Sep 2003
Pactiv Corp have agreed to purchase the plastic packaging assets of Rock-Tenn for $60 million. The sale is scheduled to be completed during October 2003, pending regulatory approvals.
News - 21 Aug 2003
Mitsui Chemicals and Sumitomo Chemicals will dissolve their Sumitomo Mitsui Polyolefins Co., joint venture on October 1.
The joint venture formed in 2002 had capacity to produce 1.33 million tonnes...
News - 18 Aug 2003
As part of their global strategy to divest non-core businesses, Bayer will sell of their subsidiary Walothen GmbH to the Finnish company Wihuri. The transaction is due to be completed on September 1,...
News - 23 May 2003
Mitsubishi Chemical and Tonen Chemical Company, the joint venture partners in Japan Polychem Corp have reached an agreement for Mitsubishi to buy Tonen’s share of the joint venture. This will see...
News - 12 May 2003
Under new legislation, it has become illegal for South African retailers to distribite thin plastic bags. Retailers found to be violating these new laws face 100,000 Rand fines or up to 10 years in...
News - 4 Apr 2003
PetroChina and Bassel have just signed a licensing agreement that will see PetroChina use Bassel’s Spheripol technology in three new polypropylene plants.
The new plants with a combined...
News - 20 Jan 2003
A memorandum of understanding has been signed by the directors of their respective companies regarding the acquisition of Constab Additive Polymers by Kafrit International.
The acquisition will...