TITLE

BUSINESS headlines

AUTHOR(S)
Robinson, Simon
PUB. DATE
October 2005
SOURCE
European Chemical News;10/10/2005, Vol. 83 Issue 2166, p7
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
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.
ACCESSION #
18618558

 

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