Keyword: styrenics


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...


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...


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...


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...


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...


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...


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...


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...