THE WORLD THIS WEEK
- VNT to Double VCM Capacity in Thailand. // Chemical Market Reporter;11/15/2004, Vol. 266 Issue 17, p2
Reports on the decision of Vinythai PLC to double the vinyl chloride monomer capacity of its plant in Map Ta Phut, Thailand in November 2004. Estimated cost of the expansion; Schedule of construction and completion.
- Kuraray to Spin Off Medical-Related Business. // Chemical Market Reporter;7/30/2001, Vol. 260 Issue 5, p4
Reports that Kuraray Co. Ltd., one of Japan's leading vinyl acetate makers, will spin off its medical-related business to the subsidiary Kuraray Medical on October 1, 2001. Intention behind the move; Expectation from the move; Sales by Kuraray's medical-related business for the year ending...
- Clerical Marriage and the English Reformation (Book Review). Macek, Ellen A. // Catholic Historical Review;Jul2001, Vol. 87 Issue 3, p515
Reviews the book `Clerical Marriage and the English Reformation: Precedent, Policy and Practice,' by Helen L. Parish.
- ASIA/PACIFIC. // Chemical Week;3/16/2005, Vol. 167 Issue 9, p15
Presents updates on the chemical industry in Asia as of March 2005. Approval given to the plan of Sinopec to purchase Yanhua shares; Contract of Thai Olefins Co. with integrated polyvinyl chloride producer Vinythai.
- 5-MINUTE BUSINESS WATCH. // Asian Chemical News;8/22/2005, Vol. 11 Issue 504, p4
Presents updates on issues and events concerning the global chemical industry for the week ending September 4, 2005. Outlook for the performance of stocks in the U.S. chemical industry for the second half of the year; Financial results posted by Vinythai during the second quarter; Decline in...
- asia pacific. // TCE: The Chemical Engineer;Nov2009, Issue 821, p10
This section offers news briefs related to the chemical industry in the Asia Pacific area. Food company Danone will sell its 51 percent stake in its Chinese joint venture with the local food group and former partner Wahaha. Solvay Biochemical was acquired by Thai petrochemical company Vinythai...
- Japanese firms plan to invest in EVOH plants in Europe. Alperowicz, Natasha // Chemical Week;1/26/94, Vol. 154 Issue 3, p22
Reports on the plans of Japanese firms Kuraray and Nippon Goshei to set up ethylene vinyl alcohol (EVOH) copolymers plants in Europe. Kuraray's discussion of plans with Antwerp port authorities to build a unit on BP Chemicals' site; Nippon Goshei's possible joint venture with Elf Atochem;...
- Kuraray to Expand Thermoplastic Elastomers Operations. // Chemical Market Reporter;11/10/2003, Vol. 264 Issue 16, p6
Reports on the expansion of the thermoplastic elastomers operations of Kuraray Co. Ltd. at its Kashima plant in Kashima-gun, Ibaraki Prefecture in Japan. Terms and details of the expansion; Costs of operations and level of investments; Effects of existing economic conditions for the operations...
- Kuraray Co., Ltd. SWOT Analysis. // Kuraray Co., Ltd. SWOT Analysis;Feb2014, p1
A business analysis of Kuraray Co., Ltd., a chemical products manufacturer, is presented, focusing on its strengths, weaknesses, opportunities and threats (SWOT) faced. Strengths include having a strong market position. Weaknesses include significant dependence on Japan. Opportunities for...