Keyword: polycarbonates


Röhm and SABIC to Found New Global Player Polyvantis

22.11.2023 -

Röhm’s Acrylic Products business unit and SABIC’s Functional Forms business unit are going to be merged to form Polyvantis, a new global player in the acrylics and...


Covestro Builds up Mechanical Reycling in Asia

31.08.2022 -

German engineering plastics producer Covestro is buiilding its first dedicated line for mechanical recycling (MCR) of polycarbonates at its integrated site in Shanghai...

Chemistry & Life Sciences

Roquette Launches World's Largest Isosorbide Production Unit

09.04.2015 - Roquette, the world's No. 5 starch producer, announced the launch of a new 20,000 tons/year industrial unit for the production of isosorbide at its site in Lestrem, Pas-de-Calais...


Bayer Consolidates Polycarbonate Sheet Business

01.07.2014 - Global overcapacity and slack demand are leading Bayer MaterialScience (BMS) to consolidate its polycarbonate (PC) sheet business. In the latest move, the company has announced...


Econic Technologies completes £5.1m Series A investment deal

16.01.2014 - Econic Technologies, a developer of new catalyst technology for manufacturing polymers from waste carbon dioxide, is pleased to announce that it has completed a £5.1m (approx. €6...


Bayer's Plastics Chief Sees Room to Raise Prices

10.05.2013 - Bayer suggested there was room to lift prices at its high-tech plastics and chemicals business this year to counter soaring raw material costs that squeezed first quarter margins...


Bayer Opens Polymer Development Center in South Korea

10.01.2013 - Bayer MaterialScience, a subgroup of the Bayer Group and world leading materials provider, has officially opened its first Polymer Development & Technology Center in South Korea...


Bayer Profit Hit By Weak Plastics Business

29.02.2012 - German chemicals and drugs group Bayer posted a 9% drop in fourth-quarter profit as price rises failed to offset soaring oil-derived raw materials costs at its plastics division...