Keyword: vinyl

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Mexichem Acquires US PVC Producer

25.01.2018 - Mexichem has acquired Sylvin Technologies, a niche PVC compounds manufacturer, for $39 million on a debt-free and cash-free valuation basis. Located in Lancaster County in the US...

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Qatar Vinyl and Qatar Petrochemical to Merge

01.03.2017 - Qatar Petroleum (QP) has announced plans to merge Qatar Vinyl Company (QVC), part of Mesaieed Petrochemical, into Qatar Petrochemical Company (Qapco), which is part of Industries...

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New Reactor Ups Arkema's Brazilian Coating Resin Output

14.04.2015 - Arkema's Coating Resins business has expanded its acrylic resin manufacturing capacity at Araçariguama, Brazil, by 60% through the installation of a new reactor. With the start-up...

Chemistry & Life Sciences

100 Years of PVC

05.02.2013 - Polyvinyl Chloride (PVC) has come a long way since the German inventor Friedrich Klatte received the first patent for PVC in 1913. PVC's journey to becoming the world's third...

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Kem One appoints Marco Toscano as COO

18.12.2012 - In July 2012, the Klesch group acquired Arkema's vinyl products which now constitute Kem One, a new fully integrated company in the vinyl sector. The company employs 2,600 people...