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On 23 December PolyOne Corporation announced it has acquired substantially all of the assets of New England Urethane, Inc. (NEU).

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On 22 December 2009 Kraton announced the closing of its initial public offering of 10,294,118 shares of its common stock at a price of USD 13.50 per share.

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Effective December 22, 2009, Eliokem announced a price increase of up to 25 INR/kg (= ca. 0, 37 EUR/kg) depending on the grade for its Chemigum bale acrylonitrile butadiene rubbers produced in Valia, India.

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Arnitel TPC from DSM Engineering Plastics is used for the production of vacuum brake tubes for new Ford Fiesta. Ford already uses Arnitel in similar applications in a number of its models: the Mondeo, the S-Max, the C-Max, the Galaxy and the Focus.

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Solvay’s Dutch subsidiary Solvay Chemicals and Plastics Holding B. V. is launching a tender offer on the shares of Vinythai, the Thai vinyl and chlor-alkali producer. Solvay's participation in Vinythai recently has crossed the threshold of 50 % of the shares of its Thai subsidiary.

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After investing EUR 50 million in the expansion of the international Innovation Headquarters in Linz, Austria, Borealis plans an additional investment of EUR 75 million in a semi-commercial catalyst plant to develop and scale up new catalysts for the production of polymers.

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According to a report by news agency Reuters, Indian energy major Reliance Industries will decide on submitting a bid for LyondellBasell after the outcome of a US court hearing on a revised rescue plan.

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On December, 10, 2009, A. Schulman, Inc. held its 2009 annual meeting of stockholders. Joseph M. Gingo, Chairman, President and CEO, and CFO Paul DeSantis reviewed the company’s transformation over the past two years, its financial and operating performance in fiscal 2009, its outlook for the first quarter of fiscal 2010, and the recently announced proposed acquisition of ICO, Inc.

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Tessenderlo Group will withdraw from the glycine market by the end of 2010. Glycine is currently made by a Tessenderlo-based Belgian production line.

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Aziz Aghili has joined Dana Holding Corporation as President of Europe. In this role, Aghili will have responsibility for leading growth and activities across Dana's European operations and ensuring that the company's business in the region is aligned with the strategic direction of the organisation.

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