Keyword: polycarbonate


Covestro Seals first US Renewable Energy Pact

28.06.2023 -

German engineering plastics producer Covestro has signed a 90 megawatt (MW) virtual power purchase agreement (vPPA) with Danish renewables producer Ørsted for its US site...


Röhm Seals Functional Forms Deal with SABIC

22.06.2023 -

German PMMA specialist Röhm has signed a final agreement to acquire SABIC’s Functional form business, which makes high-end polycarbonate film and sheet.


Trinseo Closes German Styrene and PC Production

21.12.2022 -

Trinseo has finally decided to stop producing styrene at its Böhlen site in Germany, saying the plant – producing about 300,000 t/y – is too small to be competitive on...


Röhm to Acquire SABIC’s PC Sheet and Film Business

09.12.2022 -

PMMA specialist Röhm plans to acquire SABIC’s polycarbonate-based Functional Forms business in a deal due to close in H1 2024. The company said the buy is key to its...


Trinseo Opens R&D Center in the Netherlands

29.09.2017 - US performance materials and plastics company Trinseo, formerly part of Dow Chemical, has opened a new research and development facility in Terneuzen, the Netherlands. Trinseo has...


Lotte to Double Polycarbonate Output in Korea

14.07.2017 - South Korean petrochemical producer Lotte has announced it will more than double its polycarbonate production capacity at its Yeosu, Korea, site from 100,000 t/y to 210,000 t/y up...


Covestro Adding 200,000 t/y PC in Shanghai

17.05.2017 - Through debottlenecking, German engineering plastics producer Covestro will further expand production capacity for polycarbonate at its Caojing site in Shanghai, China, by a third...


Trinseo Sells Share in PC JV to Partner Sumitomo

27.01.2017 - Styrenics producer Trinseo, formerly known as Styron and once part of Dow Chemical, has agreed to sell its 50% share of Sumika Styron Polycarbonate (SSPC) to joint venture partner...