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Robinson, Simon
October 2005
European Chemical News;10/10/2005, Vol. 83 Issue 2166, p7
Trade Publication
This article reports on the plan of Celanese AG to sell Topas cycloolefin copolymer business of German subsidiary Ticona Japan-based Daicel Chemical Industries Ltd. and Polyplastics Co. Ltd. by the end of 2005. Daicel and Polyplastics will form a joint venture in Germany, to which all Topas employees, the 30 000 tonne/year production and research facilities will transfer. Indirectly, Celanese will still be involved in the business developed by former parent Hoechst.


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