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Covestro unveils Asia Pacific Innovation Experience Center

On the one-year anniversary of its spinoff from Bayer AG, Covestro AG debuted its Asia-Pacific Innovation Experience Center in Shanghai.


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Borealis studies feasibility of PDH plant in Belgium

Borealis AG has announced a feasibility study for a potential propane dehydrogenation (PDH) plant in Belgium to support European supply of polypropylene and propylene.


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Four die in explosion at world’s largest MDI producer

China's Wanhua Chemical Group Co. Ltd. announced that an explosion occurred on Sept 20 at its 600,000-metric-ton-per-annum MDI facility in Yantai, Shandong province, and caused four deaths and four injuries.


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Maag Pump Systems opens India center

Maag Pump Systems, a maker of gear pumps, pelletizing systems, filtration systems and pulverizers, has opened its first sales and service center in India -- including a rotor sharpening workshop for strand pelletizers.


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Global plastic waste reduction initiative launched

A network of 90 non-governmental organizations have combined to unveil a new 10-point plan to eliminate plastic pollution.


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Analysis: Bag ban could up plastic use

Phil Rozenski, policy chair for the American Progressive Bag Alliance and director of sustainability for paper and plastic bag maker Novolex, expects plastic consumption to increase by about 30 percent to produce the larger, 2.25-mils-thick bags, and an increase in paper bag consumption as well.


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Covestro wind turbine rotor blade wins Expo-JEC Innovation Award

Covestro's new wind turbine rotor blade which uses a polyurethane resin in the manufacture has won the JEC Innovation Award at the 22nd China Composite Expo.


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Automotive compounder set to diversify into other sectors

Nasdaq-listed compounder China XD Plastics Co. Ltd. (also known as Xinda) is launching an initiative to change the focus of the company, including a new global R&D center in Shanghai by the end of next year.


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Bioplastics initiative Renmatix gets a high profile backer: Bill Gates

Computer technology icon Bill Gates is investing in a company that could provide a lower cost route to biochemicals that can be turned into plastics.


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Cytec accuses China’s Sunshow of IP infringement

Updated -- Cytec Industries Inc. is suing China's Yantai Sunshow Specialty Chemical Co. Ltd., alleging that it violated Cytec patents in its Polymer Additives business.


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