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Trinseo Pauses Styrenics Sale

28.07.2022 -

Trinseo has suspended plans for the sale of its styrenics business because of the current macroeconomic and geopolitical uncertainty. The company announced last November...

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At least Nine Dead in Indian Styrenics Plant Leak

12.05.2020 -

As many as 9 to 11 people are believed to have died and hundreds more were hospitalized after a leak of styrene gas from an LG Polymers plant near the Indian city of...

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Trinseo to Acquire Italy’s API

19.06.2017 - US styrenics producer Trinseo has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Italy’s family-owned API Applicazioni Plastiche Industriali in an all-cash deal. This will be the...

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Ineos Styrolution Expands Mexican Styrenics

07.12.2016 - Major styrenics producer Ineos Styrolution is planning to expand capacity in Mexico in response to growing demand in the Americas. Production at the plant in Altamira, which...

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Ineos to Sell EPS arm to Synthos

10.05.2016 - Ineos Enterprises said it has reached “agreement in principle” to sell Ineos Styrenics, its expandable polystyrene (EPS) arm, to Polish producer Synthos for €80 million. The...

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Styrolution and Braskem Sideline JV Plan for ABS

05.11.2015 - Germany-based styrenics producer Styrolution, now wholly owned by Ineos, said it has reached agreement with Brazilian plastics giant Braskem to suspend all plans for a 70-30 joint...

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BASF Completes Exit From Styrenics Market

19.11.2014 - BASF has completed its withdrawal from the commodity styrenics market with the sale of its share in the 50:50 joint venture Styrolution to its partner, Ineos, which will operate...

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Styrolution to Close PS Plant at Trelleborg, Sweden

12.11.2014 - Styrenics producer Styrolution - until the end of this year a joint venture of Ineos and BASF - plans to close its 80,000 t/y polystyrene plant at Trelleborg, Sweden, by the end of...