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Vinyl 2010, the organisation coordinating the European PVC industry’s commitment to sustainable development, recycled 83,000 tonnes of PVC through its projects in 2006, more than doubling its recycling figures for the second year running.

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Klüber Lubrication announced that it has founded its own sales company in Thailand in order to further strengthen its marketing activities in Asia.

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At Teijin Twaron’s new pilot production plant for jet-spinning, a new generation of Twaron pulp is being manufactured in a completely new way, tightening operating procedure.

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MIDDLEBURY, Connecticut: Specialty chemicals manufacturer Chemtura Corp. has sold its organic peroxides business and Marshall, Texas, manufacturing facility to German organic peroxides maker Pergan GmbH.

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AKRON - Goodyear has completed the sale of its Engineered Products division to EPD Inc., an affiliate of Washington-based Carlyle Partners IV L.P., for almost USD 1.5 billion.

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AKRON: Goodyear Engineered Products has a new corporate name, Veyance Technologies Inc., but under a long-term licensee agreement with Goodyear it will continue to carry the Goodyear brand.

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GREENVILLE, S.C. - Michelin North America Inc. will hike prices on July 1 up to 4 percent on commercial truck tires and an average of 3 percent on agricultural tires.

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The European masterbatch industry is the largest in the world both in terms of production and demand, according to the latest report from AMI Consulting.

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Dow Chemical and Solvay announced an agreement to create a joint venture for the construction of a hydrogen peroxide plant in Thailand.

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Having concluded almost 50 years of providing tailor-made sealing solutions Sonderhoff, member of the Westhoff-Group, based in Cologne, Germany, has established a state-of-the-art process with the development of the FIPFG-technology.

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