Keyword: polyamide

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Invista Breaks Ground on US Nylon Expansion

30.11.2022 -

To help supply the expanding global demand for PA 6.6, which it markets as Nylon, US-based trademark owner Invista, now part of Koch Industries, is building a new plant...

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Domo and Hynamics Team up on Sustainable PA

07.07.2022 -

Leuna, Germany-based PA producer Domo Chemicals is teaming up with low-carbon hydrogen producer Hynamics, a wholly owned subsidiary of French energy group EDF, to produce...

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BASF Announces Investments in HMD and PA 6.6

19.01.2022 -

As demand for polyamide (nylon) continues to skyrocket and the market tightens, BASF has become the second major producer to announce a fresh investment in one of the...

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BASF Buys Solvay’s Polyamide Business for €1.6 billion

20.09.2017 - BASF is to acquire Solvay’s global integrated polyamide (PA) business for €1.6 billion on a cash and debt-free basis. The acquisition strengthens the German chemicals giant’s...

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Arkema Outlines Forward-looking Goals

12.07.2017 - At a Capital Markets Day in Paris on 11 July, French chemical producer Arkema outlined its forward strategy and announced investment projects for the period up to 2020 and beyond...

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Solvay Said Trying to Sell PA Business

13.01.2016 - Solvay has hired investment banker Goldman Sachs to find a buyer for the polyamide business it picked up for the most part with the acquisition of Rhodia in 2011, the Belgian...

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BASF Lifts FM on Polyamide Products

01.10.2015 - BASF has lifted the force majeure it declared on certain products in the polyamide chain, including hexamethylenediamine (HMD), AH salt, PA 6.6 base polymer and compounds, in June...

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First Asian PA Plant Inaugurated at Shanghai

11.05.2015 - BASF has inaugurated a wholly owned 100,000 t/y plant for PA 6 and PA 6.6, sold under the "Ultramid" trademark, at Shanghai Chemical Industry Park (SCIP). The new facility, the...